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Maayan Lubell

Israel indirectly to blame for downing of plane over Syria, Russia says

18 Sep 2018

MOSCOW/JERUSALEM Russia accused Israel on Tuesday of indirectly causing a Russian military plane to be shot down near Syria's Mediterranean coast, and threatened to retaliate against Israel for what it described as a hostile act. | Video

Israeli army orders criminal inquiry into killing of two Palestinian teens in Gaza

21 Aug 2018

JERUSALEM Israel's military said on Tuesday it would launch a criminal investigation into two incidents in which its troops shot dead Palestinian teenagers taking part in protests along the Gaza border.

Israel says Gaza truce talks focus on easing closure in return for calm

05 Aug 2018

JERUSALEM/GAZA Israel set out limited goals for Gaza truce talks on Sunday, saying the focus was on a proposal to ease its blockade of the Islamist Hamas-controlled territory in return for the Palestinians calming their side of the frontier.

Netanyahu cancels Colombia trip amid Gaza truce talks

02 Aug 2018

JERUSALEM Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has cancelled a South American trip planned for next week due to the situation around the Gaza Strip, an Israeli official said on Thursday, as U.N. ceasefire talks pressed on.

Israeli court jails Arab poet for online incitement to terrorism

31 Jul 2018

JERUSALEM An Israeli court jailed an Israeli Arab poet for five months on Tuesday after convicting her of incitement to terrorism for a poem and remarks she posted on social media during a wave of Palestinian street attacks.

Israel-Hamas Gaza truce largely holds after flare-up

21 Jul 2018

GAZA/JERUSALEM A truce between Israel and Hamas, the Islamist group that controls the Gaza Strip, largely held on Saturday a day after one of the most fierce flare-ups along the volatile border in years. | Video

Israel adopts divisive Jewish nation-state law

19 Jul 2018

JERUSALEM Israel passed a "nation-state" law on Thursday declaring that only Jews have the right of self-determination in the country, stirring anger from members of the Arab minority who said it was racist and drawing an expression of concern from the EU. | Video

U.S. Jerusalem embassy lies 'at the end of the world'

14 May 2018

JERUSALEM "On the edge of wilderness." That is how one of Israel's most famous authors once described the area where the new U.S. Embassy opened in Jerusalem on Monday. Others remember it very differently.

Israel warns Syrians away from frontier as Assad closes in

17 Jul 2018

GOLAN HEIGHTS/BEIRUT Dozens of Syrians approached the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights on Tuesday in an apparent attempt to seek help or sanctuary from a Russian-backed Syrian government offensive, before turning back after a warning from Israel's army. | Video

Israel passes law to ban groups critical of state, military from schools

17 Jul 2018

JERUSALEM Israel's parliament passed a law on Tuesday that could see groups critical of government policies toward the Palestinians banned from entering Israeli schools and speaking with pupils.

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