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Six Israelis wounded in Palestinian shooting attack: officials

Six Israelis wounded in Palestinian shooting attack: officialsA Palestinian opened fire on Sunday at a group of Israelis standing at a bus stop near a Jewish settlement in the occupied West Bank, wounding six of them, Israeli officials said. One woman was in critical condition, medical officials said. “Shots were fired from a passing Palestinian vehicle towards Israeli civilians who were standing at the bus station,” the Israeli army said.



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Palestinian shock after child killed, Israelis fear more rockets

Palestinian shock after child killed, Israelis fear more rocketsA Palestinian family called for answers Thursday as to why an Israeli air strike hit their relatives’ home in the Gaza Strip, killing a pregnant mother and her 18-month-old daughter. Only kilometres away, Israelis who spent the night rushing to bomb shelters due to a barrage of rockets and mortars from the Palestinian enclave said they were fed up and feared for their children. In the Gaza Strip, Enas Khammash, 23, and her daughter Bayan were asleep when an Israeli strike hit their home, killing them both, relatives and neighbours said.



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Israelis march, bask in national pride ahead of US embassy move

Israelis march, bask in national pride ahead of US embassy moveIsraelis basked in national pride and prepared for a Jerusalem march expected to draw tens of thousands Sunday, a day ahead of the controversial US embassy move to the disputed city. Palestinians meanwhile readied for their own protests on Monday over the embassy’s inauguration, including another mass demonstration in the Gaza Strip near the border with Israel. Sunday’s Jerusalem march begins a week of high tension between Israelis and Palestinians, highlighted by the embassy inauguration to be attended by a Washington delegation including US President Donald Trump’s daughter Ivanka and her husband, senior White House adviser Jared Kushner.



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2 Arab Israelis in Saudi trial for alleged plot to attack hajj

2 Arab Israelis in Saudi trial for alleged plot to attack hajjTwo Arab Israelis went on trial in Saudi Arabia on Monday for allegedly plotting an attack during the Muslim hajj pilgrimage, according to the charge sheet and local media reports. The charge sheet, a copy of which AFP obtained from a source who attended the first hearing, said the two suspects had travelled to the kingdom which is home to Islam’s holiest site on passports of an Arab country. The two men were charged with spying for the Israeli intelligence agency Mossad and of planning “a terrorist act for the hajj season”, which this year falls in August, while one of them was also accused of contacts with the Islamic State jihadist group.



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Three arrested after 10 young Israelis killed in flash floods

Three arrested after 10 young Israelis killed in flash floodsThree people have been arrested in Israel in connection with the deaths of 10 young hikers in flash floods during a programme to prepare them for military service, police said Friday. The ten students, mostly aged 17 and 18, were caught up in floods while hiking in the Arabah desert in southern Israel following exceptionally heavy rainfall. “Police questioned three staff members from the academy that organised the trip,” Micky Rosenfeld said in a statement.



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In Donald Trump, Israelis hear echoes of an ancient emperor

In Donald Trump, Israelis hear echoes of an ancient emperorIsraelis cheered when President Trump said the U.S. recognizes Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. Now prominent Israelis are comparing the American president to the ancient Persian emperor Cyrus the Great, a hero to Jews who authorized building the Second Temple — raising the possibility of building the Third Temple in Jerusalem.



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Striking Photos Show Israelis Standing Still For Holocaust Remembrance Day

Striking Photos Show Israelis Standing Still For Holocaust Remembrance DayIsrael marked Holocaust Remembrance Day on Thursday with people around the



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Palestinian killed during clash with Israelis in West Bank: officials

Palestinian killed during clash with Israelis in West Bank: officialsA Palestinian was shot and killed on Saturday in what began as a clash between Palestinians and Israeli settlers in the occupied West Bank, Palestinian health officials said. Both sides blamed the other for instigating the violence that erupted between residents of a Jewish settlement and a nearby Palestinian village. Palestinian officials said a 19-year-old was killed and a second person was wounded, but it was unclear whether they were shot by Israeli soldiers or settlers.



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Israelis seek compensation after Saudi chess snub

Israelis seek compensation after Saudi chess snubThe 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. The King Salman World Rapid and Blitz Championships is the first international chess competition held in Saudi Arabia, perceived as a display of the conservative kingdom’s growing openness to the West. The regulations of the organisers, the World Chess Federation (FIDE), stipulate that no player should be refused the opportunity to participate, but players from three states — Iran, Qatar, and Israel, had initially not received visas.



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Palestinian Kills Three Israelis in a Settlement Near Jerusalem

Palestinian Kills Three Israelis in a Settlement Near JerusalemA Palestinian attacker opened fire early on Tuesday at the entrance to a settlement outside Jerusalem, killing three Israeli men and critically wounding a fourth.



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