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    Al-Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem reopens

    Agence France-Presse . Jerusalem | Updated at 12:10pm on May 31, 2020

    Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa mosque compound, Islam’s third holiest site, reopened on Sunday after being closed for over two months because of the coronavirus pandemic. Dozens of...

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    Israel police kill Palestinian

    Agence France-Presse . Jerusalem | Updated at 11:11pm on May 30, 2020

    Israeli police in annexed east Jerusalem on Saturday shot dead a Palestinian with special needs they mistakenly thought was armed with a pistol, Israeli and...

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    Chinese ambassador to Israel found dead at home

    Agence France-Presse . Jerusalem | Updated at 11:24pm on May 17, 2020

    The Chinese ambassador to Israel, Du Wei, was found dead at his residence on the outskirts of Tel Aviv on Sunday, police said. The envoy,...

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    Israel swears in unity government

    Agence France-Presse . Jerusalem | Updated at 10:14pm on May 17, 2020

    Israel’s parliament swore in its new unity government on Sunday led by prime minister Netanyahu and his former rival Benny Gantz, ending the longest political...

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    Pompeo reaches Israel for talks on West Bank annexations

    Agence France-Presse . Jerusalem | Updated at 12:43pm on May 13, 2020

    US secretary of state Mike Pompeo arrived in Israel Wednesday for talks on regional security and the country’s plans to annex parts of the occupied...

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    Israel soldier killed by rock thrown

    Agence France-Presse . Jerusalem | Updated at 10:21pm on May 12, 2020

    An Israeli soldier was killed by a rock hurled by a Palestinian in the occupied West Bank on Tuesday, an army spokeswoman said. A military...

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    Israel lawmakers back Netanyahu-Gantz govt

    Agence France-Presse . Jerusalem | Updated at 11:22pm on May 07, 2020

    Israeli lawmakers approved the formation of a unity government between prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his erstwhile rival Benny Gantz Thursday, paving the way to...

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    Israel Supreme Court to hear bids to block coalition deal

    Agence France-Presse . Jerusalem | Updated at 11:34am on May 03, 2020

    Israel’s top court will consider Sunday whether to block the coalition government agreed between prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his rival-turned-partner Benny Gantz, a case...

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    Israel MPs tasked with ending deadlock over unity government

    Agence France-Presse . Jerusalem | Updated at 10:09pm on April 16, 2020

    Israel’s parliament was tasked with forming a government on Thursday after speaker Benny Gantz and prime minister Benjamin missed a deadline to seal an alliance,...

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    Netanyahu under precautionary COVID-19 quarantine

    Agence France-Presse . Jerusalem | Updated at 09:46pm on March 30, 2020

    Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his close aides have been placed under precautionary quarantine after a staffer within his office tested positive for COVID-19,...

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