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Israel launches 'Trump Heights' on Golan, but construction may lag

17 Jun 2019

BERUCHIM, Golan Heights Israel approved in principle on Sunday a new community named after U.S. President Donald Trump on a contested frontier zone with Syria - but construction looked likely to lag given Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's political stumbles. | Video

Gaza's 'night disturbers' put Israeli border villagers on edge ahead of anniversary

29 Mar 2019

GAZA-ISRAEL BORDER Hurling pipe bombs and setting off firecrackers, "Night Disturbance Units" have become a new phenomenon on the Gaza-Israel border in the run-up to the first anniversary of deadly border protests.

Israel says six wounded near Tel Aviv in long-range Gaza rocket attack

25 Mar 2019

MISHMERET, Israel A long-range rocket launched from the Gaza Strip struck a house in central Israel on Monday, wounding six people in the first such incident since a 2014 war in the Palestinian enclave, Israeli authorities said.

Gaza rockets rattle Tel Aviv, but hurt none; Hamas denies responsibility

15 Mar 2019

TEL AVIV Two rockets were launched from the Gaza Strip at the Tel Aviv area on Thursday, the Israeli military said, in the first such attack there since the 2014 war in the Palestinian enclave.

Israel targets 'Hezbollah attack tunnels' from Lebanon

04 Dec 2018

METULA, Israel Israel said on Tuesday it had launched an operation to "expose and thwart" cross-border attack tunnels from Lebanon dug by the Iran-backed movement Hezbollah and that their purpose was to send militants to attack Israel. | Video

Syrian rebels begin evacuating Golan frontier

20 Jul 2018

BEIRUT/GOLAN HEIGHTS Syrian rebels began evacuating the border with the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights on Friday, leaving for the rebel-held north in a surrender deal that restores President Bashar al-Assad's control of the frontier.

In the dead of night, Syrians cross frontier for doctor's appointment in Israel

11 Jul 2018

SAFED, Israel Keeping a doctor's appointment in Israel, Syrian children and their mothers stepped across a tense Golan Heights border in the dead of night under the watchful gaze of Israeli soldiers.

Likud party calls for de-facto annexation of Israeli settlements

31 Dec 2017

LOD, Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's Likud party unanimously urged legislators in a non-binding resolution on Sunday to effectively annex Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank, land that Palestinians want for a future state.

A century on, charge of the Australian light cavalry remembered in Israel

31 Oct 2017

BEERSHEBA, Israel An "Australian light horse brigade" of history enthusiasts rode through the Israeli desert town of Beersheba on Tuesday to commemorate the 100th anniversary of a World War One cavalry charge that helped reshape the Middle East.

Netanyahu accuses Israeli left, media of trying to oust him

09 Aug 2017

TEL AVIV Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu accused his leftist opponents and the country's media on Wednesday of trying to oust his government by pressuring investigators to indict him "at any cost".

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