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At least eight people injured after gunman open fires on bus near Jerusalem Western Wall

At least eight people have been injured after a gunman opened fire on a bus near the Western Wall in Jerusalem’s Old City, Israeli officials say. The suspect opened fire as the pilgrims were returning from prayers at the holy site. Two people, including a pregnant woman, are in a critical condition. The gunman fled […]

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Bullet that killed journalist Shireen Abu Akleh fired by Israeli forces, United Nations says

The United Nations has said that information it had gathered showed that the bullets that killed Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh on May 11 were fired by Israeli forces. “All information we have gathered … is consistent with the finding that the shots that killed Abu Akleh and injured her colleague Ali Sammoudi came […]

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Israeli military fire artillery shells into southern Lebanon

Israeli forces fired dozens of artillery shells into southern Lebanon, after a rocket was launched over the border from Lebanon into an open area across the border. An Israeli military spokesperson tweeted that artillery forces bombarded open areas in southern Lebanon where the rocket came from, as well as an infrastructural target. According to Lebanese […]

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At least 150 Palestinians injured after Israeli police storm into al-Aqsa Mosque compound in Jerusalem

At least 150 Palestinians have been injured in clashes with Israeli police at the al-Aqsa Mosque compound in Jerusalem, Palestinian officials said. Israeli police said officers entered the site after coming under attack with fireworks, stones and other objects. Three Israeli police were hurt, they said. The flashpoint site is deeply important to Muslims and […]

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Jerusalem: Gunman open fires in Old City killing one and injuring three

A gunman has opened fire in Jerusalem’s Old City, killing one person and wounding at least three others. The gunman, who officials identified as a member of the Palestinian militant group, Hamas, was shot dead by Israeli security forces. One civilian shot by the gunman died of his wounds in hospital. Another was seriously hurt, […]

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Israeli forces shoot dead three Palestinians in separate incidents

Israeli forces shot and killed three Palestinians in separate incidents in the occupied West Bank village of Burqin, in the Old City of Jerusalem, and in the Gaza Strip. The first of those killed early on Thursday was identified as 22-year-old Alaa Nasser Mohammed Zayyoud from the village of al-Silah al-Harithiya, northwest Jenin, in the […]

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West Bank: At least four Palestinians killed in Israeli army raids

At least four Palestinians were killed during raids by Israeli army raids in the West Bank, Palestinian health ministry said. Heavy fighting is said to be continuing near the city of Jenin. Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett said Israeli forces had mounted an operation against Hamas militants about to carry out attacks. Local media reported […]

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Israel bombs Gaza after violent clashes between soldiers and protesters

The Israeli military launched air raids on Gaza following clashes between its soldiers and Palestinian protesters during a demonstration to commemorate the burning of Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa Mosque 52 years ago. In a statement late on Saturday, the Israeli military said it struck four weapons manufacturing and storage sites in Gaza belonging to Hamas, the group […]

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Israeli Prime Minister threatens ice cream company over its decision to stop selling ice cream in occupied territories

Israeli prime minister Naftali Bennett warned the head of Unilever that Israel will “act aggressively” against Ben & Jerry’s over the subsidiary’s decision to stop selling its ice cream in the Israeli-occupied territories of the West Bank and East Jerusalem. Ben & Jerry’s said in a statement earlier that its longstanding licensee for distribution won’t […]

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Israeli police detained two prominent Palestinian activists from East Jerusalem’s Sheikh Jarrah

Israeli police detained two prominent Palestinian activists on Sunday who have become the faces of a campaign to halt Palestinian evictions from the East Jerusalem neighbourhood of Sheikh Jarrah. Muna El-Kurd, 23, whose family faces eviction from their home in Sheikh Jarrah after Jewish settlers won an Israeli court ruling, handcuffed and being escorted from her […]

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48 killed in Gaza, 6 killed in Israel as tensions escalate to the brink of ‘full-scale-war’

Israel carried out hundreds of air strikes in Gaza on Wednesday and Palestinie fired multiple rocket barrages at Tel Aviv and the southern city of Beersheba in the region’s most intense hostilities in years. At least 48 people have been killed in Gaza since violence escalated on Monday. Six people have been killed in Israel. […]

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At least 20 Palestinians, mostly children killed in Israeli military air strikes

The violence between Israel and Palestine intensified on Monday after the Israeli military launched airstrikes targeting the Gaza Strip. Palestinians also fired rockets towards Jerusalem. Palestinian health officials in Gaza said 20 people, including children, had died in the strikes. Israel’s military said at least three members of the Hamas group that rules Gaza were […]