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Israel approves new settlement homes in West Bank

Israel approves new settlement homes in West Bank

A total of 1,122 housing units were advanced, including seven already existing homes given retroactive approval.

Syria says Israel hits its territory with jets, missiles

Syria says Israel hits its territory with jets, missiles

Israeli jets and ground-to-ground missiles struck Syria early on Tuesday, Syria's army said, as Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reiterated he would do what was needed to stop Hezbollah gaining "game-changing" Iranian weapons.

UN urges Israel to scrap African migrant relocation plan

UN urges Israel to scrap African migrant relocation plan

The United Nations on Tuesday called on Israel to scrap a new programme forcing thousands of African migrants out of the country, condemning it as incoherent and unsafe.

Netanyahu's son caught on tape talking about gas deal

Netanyahu's son caught on tape talking about gas deal

The audio recording of Yair Netanyahu, who has been the subject of controversy in the past, was aired by Israel's Channel 2 television late Monday.

Israeli jets fire missiles near Damascus, says Syrian army

Israeli jets fire missiles near Damascus, says Syrian army

Israel also fired ground-to-ground rockets from the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, but the Syrian defences brought the missiles down, the Syrian army said.

Police arrest Israeli organ smuggling 'mastermind'

Police arrest Israeli organ smuggling 'mastermind'

The Israeli ringleader of a global gang of organ traffickers has been arrested in Cyprus, Kosovan police said on Saturday.

Israeli minister calls for more settlement approvals

Israeli minister calls for more settlement approvals

Israeli Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman has summoned a meeting of top Israeli planning officials for next week to expand Jewish settlements in the occupied West Bank, his office said on Thursday.

Trump threatens to cut aid to Palestinian territories

Trump threatens to cut aid to Palestinian territories

President Donald Trump admitted the Middle East peace process was in difficulty and threatened to cut aid to Palestinians worth more than $300 million a year, drawing a rebuke that they would not be ‘blackmailed’.

Abbas condemns Israeli ruling party vote for West Bank annexation

Abbas condemns Israeli ruling party vote for West Bank annexation

Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas on Monday harshly condemned a vote by Israel's ruling party in support of annexing large parts of the West Bank and criticised the United States for its silence.

Gazan dies after border clash with Israel forces

Gazan dies after border clash with Israel forces

A Gazan died on Saturday after being wounded by Israeli fire during a protest on the border over US recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital, a Palestinian health official said.

Gaza rockets target Israel after lull

Gaza rockets target Israel after lull

Palestinians in Gaza fired three rockets at Israel on Friday, two of which were intercepted, the Israeli army said, in the first such attack in more than 10 days.

Israeli chess players demand compensation after Saudi ban

Israeli chess players demand compensation after Saudi ban

The Israel chess Federation said Tuesday it is seeking compensation from the organisers of a tournament in Saudi Arabia, after the Gulf state refused to issue visas for its players.