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Israeli air force chief to give Moscow findings on Russian plane downing

Israeli air force chief to give Moscow findings on Russian plane downingIsrael’s air force commander will lead a delegation to Moscow to share the military’s findings on the Syrian downing of a Russian warplane following Israeli air strikes, the army said Wednesday. The delegation, led by Major General Amikam Norkin, would on Thursday “present the situation report… regarding all aspects” of the incident, the army said in a statement. On Monday, Syrian air defences shot down a Russian military plane, killing 15 soldiers, after Israeli missiles had struck the coastal region of Latakia.



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Palestinian teen shot dead by Israeli fire in Gaza border clashes: ministry

Palestinian teen shot dead by Israeli fire in Gaza border clashes: ministryA Palestinian teenager was shot dead by Israeli fire in clashes near the border in southern Gaza late Wednesday, the health ministry in the enclave said.



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Israeli fatally stabbed by Palestinian in West Bank

Israeli fatally stabbed by Palestinian in West BankA Palestinian fatally stabbed an Israeli man near the entrance to a mall in the occupied West Bank on Sunday before being shot by a civilian, officials said. No details were immediately provided on the identity of the Israeli, whose death was confirmed in a statement from Jerusalem’s Shaare Zedek medical centre. Official Palestinian news agency WAFA described the attacker as a “young man” from the West Bank village of Yatta.



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Israeli troops shoot dead Palestinian at Gaza border: army

Israeli troops shoot dead Palestinian at Gaza border: armyThe Israeli army said Sunday that it shot and fatally wounded a Palestinian man who sought to damage the fence on the flashpoint Israel-Gaza border. “Troops recognised a suspect who approached the security fence and attempted to sabotage it,” an English-language army statement said, adding that they opened fire at the man. Palestinian security officials said that the dead man was Atef Mohammed Saleh, 32, from Jabaliya in the northern Gaza Strip, near the border with Israel.



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Israeli aircraft strike Gaza after Palestinians fire rockets into Israel

Israeli aircraft strike Gaza after Palestinians fire rockets into IsraelIsraeli aircraft struck more than 150 targets in Gaza overnight and Palestinian militants fired scores of rockets including a long-range missile deep into Israel, escalating fighting despite talks on a truce to avert an all-out conflict. Israel has fought three wars in the past decade with Hamas, the Islamist group that controls the Gaza strip.



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Israeli fire kills 2 Hamas militants in Gaza

Israeli fire kills 2 Hamas militants in GazaJERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military said Tuesday it struck a Hamas military post in the Gaza Strip in response to militant fire at Israeli troops, while Hamas said two of its fighters were killed after taking part in a gunfire parade inside a militant camp.



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Israeli troops kill Palestinian at Gaza border protest, ceasefire efforts continue

Israeli troops kill Palestinian at Gaza border protest, ceasefire efforts continueBy Nidal al-Mughrabi GAZA (Reuters) – Israeli troops shot dead a Palestinian and wounded at least 220 others at protests along the Gaza border on Friday, Gaza health officials said, as diplomats sought to secure a durable ceasefire deal. Over four months of weekly Friday border protests that began on March 30 have reduced in intensity lately but organizers have vowed they would continue until Israel lifts economic sanctions on the coastal enclave. The Israeli military said troops had responded with “riot dispersal means” and had operated “according to standard operating procedures,” a term that refers to the use of accurate live fire, after some Gazans broke through the border fence and attacked troops with firebombs and an explosive device.



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Israeli court sentences Arab poet for incitement to violence

Israeli court sentences Arab poet for incitement to violenceJERUSALEM (AP) — The father of an Israeli Arab poet who was sentenced to five months in prison for incitement to violence online said Wednesday that the ruling was unjust.



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Palestinian teen says no regrets after release from Israeli prison

Palestinian teen says no regrets after release from Israeli prisonPalestinian teenager Ahed Tamimi said Monday she was deeply changed by her eight-month sentence in an Israeli jail for slapping two soldiers, but does not regret any of her actions. Tamimi, who was 16 when she was arrested in December for hitting and kicking soldiers in front of her house in the occupied West Bank, was released Sunday and swarmed by media from across the globe. In one day you age 100 years,” she said in the backyard of her home in the West Bank village of Nabi Saleh.



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Israeli missiles hit near Damascus Airport: SANA, monitor

Israeli missiles hit near Damascus Airport: SANA, monitorSyrian state news agency SANA said two Israeli missiles hit in the vicinity of Damascus international airport in the early hours of Tuesday morning, without giving further details. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Syrian air defense systems failed to intercept the missiles. The Britain-based war monitor said an explosion heard at 1 a.m. (2200 GMT Monday) near the airport was caused by missiles fired by Israeli planes from the direction of the Golan Heights.



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