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UN envoy: Israel and Palestinian violence at critical point

“Firm” diplomatic intervention is needed to stem growing bloodshed, Tor Wennesland tells the BBC.

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Israel says Sudan peace deal to be signed in Washington

It would normalise relations between Israel and another member of the Arab League.

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Iran blames Israel for Isfahan drone attack, warning of revenge

Iran warns of a “resolute response” after three drones targeted a site deep inside the country.

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Israel and the Palestinians: Blinken’s Jerusalem visit offers few solutions

The US secretary of state says “concrete steps” are needed to reduce violence but does not elaborate.

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Israel probes death of Palestinian who was pepper-sprayed and shot

Ahmad Kahla was killed by Israeli troops after a tussle at a checkpoint in the occupied West Bank.

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Fried or scrambled? Prehistoric ostrich eggs for cooking found in Israel

The 4,000-years-old eggs are thought to have been waiting to be cooked by desert nomads.

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China Covid: France, Spain, S Korea and Israel tighten rules

France, Spain, South Korea and Israel tighten rules for Chinese arrivals as cases surge in China.

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Netanyahu’s hard-line new government takes office in Israel

There is concern about the plans of Benjamin Netanyahu and his far-right and religious allies.

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Israel says likely killed Palestinian girl in error

The 16-year-old was shot dead on the roof of her house amid a battle between troops and militants.

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Iran executes four men over alleged links with Israel’s intelligence service

The executions come at a time of heightened tensions in Iran after more than two months of protests.

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West Bank footage throws spotlight on Israel’s use of lethal force

Four Palestinians were shot dead by Israeli troops during confrontations on one day this week.

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Netanyahu signs Israel coalition deal with anti-LGBT Noam party

Israel’s PM-designate will hand a government post to a homophobic ultra-nationalist party leader.

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Israel elections: Netanyahu election win propels far right to power

Israel lurches to the right as parties hostile to Arabs are set to form part of the next government.

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Netanyahu in lead, Israel election exit polls say

Former PM Benjamin Netanyahu is set for a dramatic return to power, forecasts say after polls close.

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Israel election: Netanyahu seeks comeback as country votes

The controversial former prime minister could return to power, as opponents try to block him.

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Israel’s far right advance in polls as election looms

Ultranationalist parties could shape Israel’s political future, as the country prepares to vote.

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Six killed as Israel targets militants in West Bank raid

Six Palestinians, including a militant commander, die in one of the biggest operations in months.

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Israel’s balancing act over Ukraine grows trickier after drone strikes

Israel has refrained from providing Ukraine with weapons in a bid to maintain relations with Russia.

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Iran protests: Supreme leader blames unrest on US and Israel

In his first comments on the protests, Ayatollah Khamenei accuses Iran’s enemies of planning “rioting”.

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Looted coin worth $1m returned to Israel after years-long hunt

The ancient silver quarter shekel was tracked across several countries after it was looted in 2002.

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Israel defence minister’s cleaner jailed for trying to spy for Iran-linked hackers

The man offered to pass information on the defence minister to an Iran-linked group for money.

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Hamas executes two ‘Israel collaborators’ in Gaza

The men had given Israel information which had led to the killing of Palestinians, a statement says.

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Palestinian prisoners held by Israel set to go on mass hunger strike

They say conditions have become harsher since a dramatic breakout from an Israeli prison.

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Israel and Germany condemn Palestinian leader’s ’50 Holocausts’ claim

Israeli and German leaders express outrage after Mahmoud Abbas accuses Israel of “50 Holocausts”.

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Israel-Gaza: Unusual pre-emptive hit by Israel pays off

The truce brings relief to Gazans, but the lack of a peace process means this is only temporary.

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Israel-Gaza: Death toll rises as Israel targets militants

Israeli air strikes continue on Gaza in the wake of overnight militant rocket attacks.

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Gaza: Palestinian militant killed as Israel strikes after threats

Gaza militants launch rockets into Israel in the most serious outbreaks of violence for over a year.

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Huge jellyfish swarm surrounds boat in Israel

Aerial footage shows the swarm of jellyfish in the waters of Haifa Bay during the annual migration.

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Man killed as sink hole opens under swimming pool in Israel

The 32-year-old was sucked to his death when the ground opened under the pool at a party in Israel.

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Biden visits Israel ahead of thorny Saudi Arabia trip

The US president will see Israeli and Palestinian leaders before an historic flight to the kingdom.