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‘Judicial junta’ brings justice? Israel’s Supreme Court bans far-right Jewish leader from elections

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Israel’s Supreme Court has disqualified the leader of the ultranationalist Jewish Power party from next month’s elections, citing anti-Arab remarks he made. The move received plaudits from left-leaning journalists and activists. Michael Ben-Ari was originally given the all-clear to run by Israel’s electoral committee, but the decision was appealed, with his political opponents accusing him Read More

At least 1 Israeli killed & 2 wounded in Palestinian attack in occupied West Bank

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A shooting carried out by a Palestinian in the occupied West Bank has left at least one Israeli dead and two others wounded. The suspect is currently on the run from the IDF. The attack began when a Palestinian grabbed a gun from an Israeli near a Jewish settlement in the West Bank and then Read More

Airlines fear long grounding of Boeing 737 MAX jets after Ethiopian crash

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PARIS/ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – The grounding of Boeing’s 737 MAX jets after the crash in Ethiopia has had no immediate financial impact on airlines using the planes, but it will get painful for the industry the longer they do not fly, companies and analysts said on Friday. Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 crashed soon after take-off Read More

Boeing black box review begins in France, aviation world waits

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PARIS/ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – Investigators in France on Friday examined the black boxes of a Boeing 737 MAX that crashed in Ethiopia as a spooked global airline industry waited to see if the cause was similar to a disaster in Indonesia months before. Ethiopian Airlines flight 302 crashed soon after take-off from Addis Ababa last Read More

Israel hit 100 ‘terror targets’ in Gaza in response to rocket attacks – IDF

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Israeli jets and helicopters hit around 100 Hamas-linked targets in Gaza on Thursday overnight, the Israeli Army has said. The air raids were conducted in response to rockets launched from Gaza at Tel Aviv. A Hamas HQ in Gaza’s downtown Rimal district, a rocket-manufacturing site and militant training ground, were among the targets hit, according Read More

Israel strikes Gaza in reprisal for 2 rocket launches

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Israeli aircraft bombed the Gaza Strip after two rockets allegedly fired from there targeted Tel Aviv. No casualties were reported in the rocket attack. Explosions were reported in Khan Younis, on the south side of the Gaza Strip, early on Friday local time. Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) said it was striking “terrorist targets.” We have Read More

‘It's time to defeat Hamas’: Israeli minister speaks to RT after Gaza rocket fire

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Israeli Education Minister Naftali Bennett has blamed Hamas for firing two rockets into Israel, which triggered alarms near Tel Aviv. He told RT that it was time for Israel to retaliate against the “radical Islamic terror state.” While both the Hamas military wing and the hardline militants from Islamic Jihad denied responsibility for the latest Read More

2 rockets fired on Israel, Gaza braces for reprisal

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Israeli airplanes were heard flying over Gaza Strip and residents braced for reprisal airstrikes after two rockets were fired into Israeli territory. No casualties were reported. Air-raid sirens sounded in Tel Aviv on Thursday evening, as two missiles were registered incoming from the Gaza Strip. It was reported that Israel’s Iron Dome defense system shot Read More

US report drops references to ‘occupation’ of Palestine, now it’s ‘Israeli-controlled’

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In the latest annual global human rights report, the US has stopped using the term “occupied” when talking about areas of Palestine controlled by Israel, including the Golan Heights, the West Bank and Gaza. In a report by the State Department intended to detail data regarding human rights around the globe in 2018, the US Read More

Israel moves pristine corals after restricted beach reopens

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EILAT, Israel (Reuters) – For 50 years an Israeli oil company kept bathers and scuba divers away from a prime strip of beach in the Red Sea resort of Eilat. But it couldn’t stop the sea life. A still image taken from underwater video footage shows a diver from Israel Nature and Parks Authority removing Read More