Syria conflict: White Helmets evacuated via Israel

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Members of the White Helmets operating in Aleppo in northern Syria Israel says it has carried out an evacuation of members of Syria’s White Helmets civil defence group from a war zone in south-western Syria. Some 422 volunteers and family members were taken to Jordan via the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights […]

Syria conflict: Israel evacuates White Helmets

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Members of the White Helmets operating in Aleppo in northern Syria Israel says it has carried out an evacuation of members of Syria’s White Helmets civil defence group from a war zone in south-western Syria. The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) said they had acted on a request from the US […]

Israel carries out Gaza strikes as soldier dies from gunshot

Image copyright AFP Image caption A fireball rises from Gaza city following an Israeli air strike on Friday Israel has attacked military targets in the Gaza Strip, after its soldiers came under gunfire at the border. The Israeli military announced that one soldier had died from his wounds, the first in the most recent clashes. […]

Syria conflict: Rebels begin to leave Quneitra, with army set to take over

Image copyright EPA Image caption The deal comes a day after two besieged pro-government towns were evacuated Evacuations have begun from Syria’s Quneitra province, which borders the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, under a deal between rebels and the government. Under the deal, agreed on Thursday, fighters and any civilians who choose to leave will travel to […]

Jewish nation state: Israel approves controversial bill

Image copyright AFP Image caption Mr Netanyahu said the bill’s passing was a “defining moment” Israel’s parliament has passed into law a controversial bill that defines the country as an exclusively Jewish state. The “Jewish nation state” bill downgrades Arabic as an official language and says advancing Jewish settlement is a national interest. It also […]

Israel approves controversial ‘Jewish nation state’ law

Image copyright AFP Image caption Mr Netanyahu said the bill’s passing was a “defining moment” Israel’s parliament has passed into law a controversial bill that defines the country as an exclusively Jewish state. The “Jewish nation state” bill downgrades Arabic as an official language and says advancing Jewish settlement is a national interest. It also […]

Israel approves controversial ‘Jewish nation state’ law

Image copyright AFP Image caption Mr Netanyahu said the bill’s passing was a “defining moment” Israel’s parliament has passed into law a controversial bill that defines the country as an exclusively Jewish state. The “Jewish nation state” bill downgrades Arabic as an official language and says advancing Jewish settlement is a national interest. It also […]

Israel approves controversial ‘Jewish nation state’ law

Image copyright AFP Image caption Mr Netanyahu said the bill’s passing was a “defining moment” Israel’s parliament has passed into law a controversial bill that defines the country as an exclusively Jewish state. The “Jewish nation state” bill downgrades Arabic as an official language and says advancing Jewish settlement is a national interest. It also […]

Israel approves controversial ‘Jewish nation state’ law

Image copyright AFP Image caption Mr Netanyahu said the bill’s passing was a “defining moment” Israel’s parliament has passed into law a controversial bill that defines the country as an exclusively Jewish state. The “Jewish nation state” bill downgrades Arabic as an official language and says advancing Jewish settlement is a national interest. It also […]

Israel suspends fuel deliveries to Gaza over arson attacks

Image copyright AFP Image caption Food and medicine deliveries will still be permitted on a case-by-case basis Israel has tightened restrictions on its only cargo crossing with the Gaza Strip, after Palestinians carried out fresh attacks with incendiary balloons. No fuel will enter through Kerem Shalom until Sunday, but food and medicine deliveries will still […]

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