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Syrian army says Israel hits several bases across country

06 June, 2020 8:23 am 8:23 am

AMMAN (Reuters) – The Syrian army responded to Israeli strikes on southern, central and eastern Syria in which two soldiers were killed, the army said on Tuesday in what military defectors and intelligence sources said was a wave of raids that targeted Iranian bases. The army said Israeli jets hit an army outpost in Salamiya … Read More

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Israel to use anti-terror tech to counter coronavirus ‘invisible enem...

03 March, 2020 11:39 am 11:39 am

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israel plans to use anti-terrorism tracking technology and a partial shutdown of its economy to minimise the risk of coronavirus transmission, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said. Cyber tech monitoring would be deployed to locate people who have been in contact with those carrying the virus, subject to cabinet approval, Netanyahu told a … Read More

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Palestinian Authority cuts ties with Israel and US

02 February, 2020 11:44 pm 11:44 pm

CAIRO (Reuters) – The Palestinian Authority has cut all ties with the United States and Israel, including those relating to security, after rejecting a Middle East peace plan presented by US President Donald Trump, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said on Saturday. Abbas was in Cairo to address the Arab League, which backed the Palestinians in … Read More

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All King Bibi’s men: Netanyahu’s inner circle key to criminal c...

11 November, 2019 12:28 pm 12:28 pm

JERUSALEM, (Reuters) – Secret recordings, powerful media moguls, illicit gifts of cigars and champagne, betrayals by trusted aides. The three corruption cases against Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu have all the makings of a political thriller. On Thursday, after more than three years of investigations, the most dominant Israeli politician of his generation was charged … Read More

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Israel says attacks military targets in Syria in retaliation for Tuesday ro...

11 November, 2019 8:50 am 8:50 am

CAIRO (Reuters) – Israel attacked Iranian and Syrian military targets in Syria on Wednesday in what it said was retaliation for rockets fired towards Israel the day before, military spokesman Lieutenant-Colonel Avichay Adraee said. Syria’s air defences were able to destroy most of the missiles fired by Israeli jets over the capital Damascus before they … Read More

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US backs Israel on settlements, clouding peace process

11 November, 2019 12:36 pm 12:36 pm

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The US effectively backed Israel’s right to build Jewish settlements in the occupied West Bank by abandoning its four-decade-old position that they were “inconsistent with international law,” a stance that may make Israeli-Palestinian peace even more elusive. The announcement by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo was a victory for Israeli Prime Minister … Read More

Khamenei: Iran not calling for elimination of Jews, wants non-sectarian Isr...

11 November, 2019 4:20 pm 4:20 pm

DUBAI (Reuters) – Iran is not calling for the elimination of the Jewish people, but believes people of all religions should decide Israel’s future, Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Friday. Since its Islamic Revolution in 1979, Iran has refused to recognize Israel and has backed militant Palestinian groups. Israel has long accused … Read More

Tenuous truce in Gaza as Islamic Jihad, Israel differ on terms

11 November, 2019 10:45 am 10:45 am

GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Palestinian group Islamic Jihad and Israel declared a halt to hostilities across the Gaza Strip border but a lasting ceasefire appeared tenuous as they differed on terms. Islamic Jihad said an Egyptian-mediated truce went into effect at 0330 GMT, about 48 hours after Israel triggered the exchange of fire by killing the … Read More

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No deal to be made on Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav: FO

11 November, 2019 3:30 pm 3:30 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Foreign Office (FO) spokesperson Dr Mohammad Faisal has categorically stated that no deal will be made on the matter of convicted Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav. Addressing a weekly press briefing, the FO spokesperson said that all the decisions about Kulbhushan Jadhav will be made in accordance with the Pakistani laws while … Read More

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Ceasefire agreement comes between Israel, Islamic Jihad in Gaza

11 November, 2019 12:25 pm 12:25 pm

GAZA (92 News/AFP) – Gaza Strip ceasefire came between Israel and Islamic Jihad, claimed by the French news agency AFP on Thursday. Gaza Strip ceasefire came into effect early Thursday, an Egyptian source and a senior Islamic Jihad official told AFP, following a spike in violence and bloodshed in the Palestinian enclave. The ceasefire agreement … Read More

Israeli troops martyrs Islamic Jihad commander, rockets rain from Gaza

11 November, 2019 6:23 pm 6:23 pm

GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israel martyred a top commander from the Iranian-backed Palestinian militant group Islamic Jihad in a rare targeted strike in the Gaza Strip on Tuesday, drawing retaliatory rocket salvoes that reached as far as Tel Aviv. In the most serious escalation in months, an Israeli missile attack also hit the home of an … Read More


Destroying Israel an ‘achievable goal’, says top Iran’s g...

10 October, 2019 12:58 am 12:58 am

TEHRAN – To destroy arch-rival Israel has become an “achievable goal” thanks to his country’s technological advances, the commander of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards said Monday “This sinister regime must be wiped off the map and this is no longer… a dream (but) it is an achievable goal,” Major General Hossein Salami said, quoted by the Guards’ … Read More


Israeli president gives Netanyahu green signal to form new government

09 September, 2019 2:50 am 2:50 am

TEL AVIV – Israel’s president has tasked Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu with forming a new government after last week’s deadlocked election, his office announced. The announcement on Wednesday followed a joint meeting between President Reuven Rivlin, Netanyahu and the prime minister’s main challenger, Benny Gantz, who ruled out joining a government led by “a leader against whom stands … Read More

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Palestinians cancel soccer final after Israel denies Gaza team travel

09 September, 2019 11:36 pm 11:36 pm

GAZA (Reuters) – The Palestinian national soccer club championship was called off on Wednesday after Israel denied travel permits to Gaza players who had hoped to face off with their opponents in the occupied West Bank. Israel refused to let players from Gaza’s Khadamat Rafah club travel several dozen kilometres through its territory to play … Read More


Israel’s cabinet approves Jewish settlement in Jordan valley’s ...

09 September, 2019 6:41 am 6:41 am

JERUSALEM (92 News)/Reuters – Israeli cabinet met on Sunday in the Jordan Valley, a largely agricultural area, to approve it legal status for an unauthorised outpost and Jewish settlement. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu had announced on Tuesday that he intended to annex if he wins a fifth term. Israeli cabinets have rarely held sessions … Read More