06 Apr 2022

Israel’s coalition government loses its majority as right-wing lawmaker quits

On Wednesday, coalition chairwoman Idit Silman resigned and deprived the government of its majority. When she resigned, she called for a right-wing government to be formed rather than a coalition government. Silman has voiced opposition to plans to liberalize certain prayer rules at the Western Wall.  Former Prime Minister Benjamin

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30 Mar 2022

Palestinian Gunman Shoots Five Dead In Central Israel

On Tuesday, a Palestinian gunman killed five people in the third suspected terrorist attack in Israel in just one week. In the past few days, two attacks conducted by Arab citizens of Israel with suspected ties to the Islamic State have occurred, leaving security forces on high alert. Tuesday’s attack

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15 Mar 2022

Israeli Government Websites Taken Offline in Large-Scale Cyber-Attack

Yesterday, Israeli government websites were taken offline in one of the largest cyberattacks ever launched against the country. The attack was in the form of a Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack that successfully took down the websites of Israeli’s Prime Minister’s Office and its interior, health, justice, and welfare

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07 Mar 2022

Syria: Two civilians killed in Israeli attack near Damascus

According to Syria’s state media, an Israeli missile attack killed two civilians and caused damage to the outside of the capital. The attack was carried out at approximately 5am on Monday and hit positions south of Damascus. The ari defense systems were able to intercept and down most of the

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15 Feb 2022

Funerals for three suspected Palestinian militants killed in West Bank by Israeli forces attract large crowds

On Thursday, large crowds took to the West Bank city of Nablus for the funerals of three men shot dead by Israeli forces. The three men were members of the Al Aqsa Martyrs Brigade, a wing of the Fatah organization. The men were named as Mohammad Al Dakhil, Adham Mabrook,

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11 Feb 2022

Funerals for three suspected Palestinian militants killed in West Bank by Israeli forces attract large crowds

Three men shot dead by Israeli forces had large crowds at their funerals in Nablus Tuesday. The men belonged to the armed wing of the Fatah organization, the Al Aqsa Martyrs Brigade. Their names were Mohammad Al Dakhil, Adham Mabrook and Ashraf Mubaslat.  The men were responsible for at least

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07 Feb 2022

Israel launches inquiry into police hacking claims

The Israeli government is allegedly setting up a commission of inquiry to examine allegations that the police used spyware produced by the NSO Group to hack the phones of Israeli public figures without authorization from the government. In Israel, officials, protesters, journalists, and a son of former Prime Minister Benjamin

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01 Feb 2022

US, UAE intercepts ballistic missile during Israeli President’s visit

On Monday, the US joined forces with the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to intercept and destroy a ballistic missile, the third such incident since the beginning of the month. However, in this instance, the Israeli President was in the UAE for a historic visit. The attack did not cause any

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28 Jan 2022

Israeli settlers rage through Palestinian town, marking the latest ‘nationalistically motivated’ attack in the region

Israeli setters raged through a Palestinian town in the West Bank near Nablus in a convoy of cars. This marked the latest in a series of violence involving Israeli settlers in the past months. The settlers’ behavior was condemned by Israel’s Defense Minister and the Defense Minister promised to take

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10 Jan 2022

Former Israeli PMs Netanyahu and Olmert face off in court in libel case

Two former Israeli prime ministers are facing off in court in Tel Aviv in a defamation suit filed against Ehud Olmert by Benjamin Netanyahu and his family. Mr Netanyahu and his family are suing Mr Olmert for $269,000 in damages after Mr Olmert made a claim that they were mentally

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