Israel relaxes some curbs on Gaza Strip
02 September 2021 | 3:56 pm
Israel said it is expanding Gaza's fishing zone, increasing its water supply and allowing more Palestinian traders and goods to access Israel.
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8 Sep 2021
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9 Sep 2021
Israeli doctors successfully separate one-year-old twins conjoined at the head at the Beersheba Soroka Medical Center, which is considered the first surgery of this kind in Israel.
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Eitan is at the center of a custody battle between his Israeli grandfather and his aunt who lives in Italy. In May, the 6-year-old's parents and younger brother were killed in a cable car crash in Piedmont.
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Israel's Iron Dome missile defense system is on course for a $1-billion cash injection from the United States, after a bill was approved in the US House of Representatives.
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Iran's Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian says his country does not accept "geopolitical changes" in the Caucasus. Tensions between Iran and neighboring Azerbaijan have been on the rise of late.
16 Oct 2021
Angela Merkel is headed to Israel for a last official visit. With the shared history of the Holocaust ever present, the German chancellor deepened the firm alliance between the two countries during her time in office.
19 Oct 2021
Drone powerhouse Israel is translating the knowhow of air force veterans to the delivery of sushi and ice-cream, as companies tap their expertise to avoid collisions in increasingly crowded skies.
24 Oct 2021
Palestinian residents will now be able to move freely through checkpoints in the territory. Israel took control of the West Bank in 1967.
26 Oct 2021
Israel is planning to build more than 1,300 more homes in the occupied West Bank. The number adds to some 2,000 approved in August and increases fears for an already elusive peace process.
28 Oct 2021
Israel's designation of six Palestinian civil society groups as terrorist organizations has stirred controversy — and poses a challenge for European donors. Calls for providing evidence backing the claims are growing.
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The Biden administration has said it "opposes" the advancement of Israeli settlements in the West Bank. The move is a shift from the open support of settlements from ex-President Trump.
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