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Covid-19: Israel exchanges one million doses of vaccines about to expire with Palestinians
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Covid-19: Israel exchanges one million doses of vaccines about to expire with Palestinians

Israel announced this Friday that it will send the Palestinian Authority one million doses of anti-covid vaccines whose deadline is about to expire, in exchange for a similar number of vaccines that Palestinians hope to receive later. Israel has signed an agreement with the Palestinian Authority and will provide about one million doses of Pfizer vaccines that are about to expire and will receive in return the doses that the Pfizer company was supposed to send to the Palestinian Authority”, stated the Prime Minister's office and the Defense and Health Ministries in a joint statement. The Palestinian Authority, based in the occupied West Bank, has yet to comment on the information. According to the Israeli statement, the Hebrew Stat...
Israel Strikes Gaza Again After Launching More Incendiary Balloons
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Israel Strikes Gaza Again After Launching More Incendiary Balloons

The Israeli army bombed targets of the Islamist movement Hamas in the Gaza Strip on Thursday, for second time this week and after three consecutive days of incendiary balloon launches from the enclave towards its territory, according to a military spokesperson."During this day, incendiary balloons were launched from the Gaza Strip into Israeli territory. In response, a short time ago, Israeli Army fighter jets attacked military compounds and a rocket launch site belonging to the terrorist organization Hamas, "said a military statement.Palestinian security sources in Gaza confirmed to Efe that the bombings hit three training centers belonging to the Ezedin Al Kasem Brigades, the armed wing of Ha...
Israel broke the truce and bombed the Gaza Strip
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Israel broke the truce and bombed the Gaza Strip

Israel attacked Hamas military targets in the Gaza Strip by air in response to launching incendiary balloons from the enclave to the south of the country. What's more Israeli soldiers killed a Palestinian woman in the West Bank on Wednesday who would have tried to attack them. The Israeli counterattack broke a 25-day truce since the May conflict, although the Palestinian Islamist movement chose not to respond to avoid a new escalation of tension. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4YrP7XtXWKA The Israeli operation, which began early Wednesday morning, focused very precisely on military installations of the al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of Hamas. No casualties were reported, as confirmed by both the Israeli army and Hamas security sources. However, in another incident a Palestinian ...
Far-right march in East Jerusalem puts Israel’s new government to the test
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Far-right march in East Jerusalem puts Israel’s new government to the test

Thousands of ultranationalist Israelis demonstrated in East Jerusalem on Tuesday in the so-called "March of the Flags", just weeks after Israel's tough offensive against Hamas in the Gaza Strip. The march constitutes a litmus test for the new Israeli government as well as for the fragile truce reached after 11 days of hostilities between Israel and the Palestinian Islamist group that rules Gaza. Palestinians view annual march as provocation for being carried out on a sector of the city occupied by Israel since 1967 and they called for a "Day of Wrath" in all the Palestinian territories. 17 Palestinian citizens were detained during the protests, while some 33 were injured. https://twitter.com/Breaking_4_News/status/1404838087025377283 The protesters, including young people and ultra-nati...
Truce between Israel and Islamist group Hamas put to the test for the first time
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Truce between Israel and Islamist group Hamas put to the test for the first time

Israeli Air Force attacks Hamas bases in response to dozens of incendiary balloons launched from Gaza into southern IsraelExplosions tonight in Gaza.MAHMUD HAMSAFPIn response to the launch of dozens of incendiary balloons from the Gaza Strip Against southern Israel that caused 27 fires, the Israeli Air Force has attacked several military positions of the Islamist group Hamas in the first major review of the fragile truce that began on May 21. After communicating that the facilities "served as bases for terrorist activities of the Jan Yunes and Gaza brigades ", the Army warned that "it is prepared for any scenario, including the resumption of hostilities, depending on the terrorist actions from the Gaza Strip."It is also the first litmus test of the new government led by Prime Minister Naf...
Israel launches new airstrike on Gaza in response to incendiary balloons from the Strip
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Israel launches new airstrike on Gaza in response to incendiary balloons from the Strip

Israel launched air strikes over the Gaza Strip at dawn this Wednesday, as confirmed by security sources from the Palestinian Islamist movement Hamas, which governs the enclave.The air offensive responds to the launch on Tuesday incendiary balloons by Hamas sympathizers on the other side of the border with Israel, in protest at the celebration of the "Parade of Flags", a ultranationalist march Israeli for Jerusalem. The same sources specified that drones reconnaissance units without a pilot from the Israeli Army flew over the coastal enclave around midnight and then various explosions in the southern and central Gaza Strip.The missile attacks, Hamas and eyewitnesses confirmed, tar...
Israeli Air Force launches first attack on Gaza Strip after ceasefire
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Israeli Air Force launches first attack on Gaza Strip after ceasefire

Israeli forces reportedly launched a new attack on the Gaza Strip this Tuesday, in what will be the first clash since the ceasefire in May. According to AFP and Reuters, citing Palestinian security sources, the attack was carried out by the Israeli Air Force after militants in the Palestinian territory hit the southern part of Israel with incendiary balloons. The attacks come at a time when Israeli ultra-nationalist protesters are waving flags in Arab-majority East Jerusalem in what can be understood as a provocation to the Palestinians. It will be the first outbreak of violence since Israeli forces and Hamas militants agreed to a May 21 ceasefire that put an end to 11 days of violent attacks. The attacks on Gaza are the first mili...
The ultra-Orthodox March of the Flags kicks off in Jerusalem amid tensions that leave fires and injuries
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The ultra-Orthodox March of the Flags kicks off in Jerusalem amid tensions that leave fires and injuries

At least 27 Palestinians have been injured after clashes with the Israeli Police and up to 20 fires They have been produced in southern Israel by incendiary balloons launched from the Gaza Strip while the March of the Flags starts in Jerusalem, which crosses the Muslim quarter of the city and threatens a possible escalation of tensions.The Palestine Red Crescent has reported almost thirty Palestinians injured after clashes with Israeli security forces near the Old City of Jerusalem, of whom three have been hospitalized. For their part, the Israeli security forces have reported that 17 people have been arrested in clashes between Palestinians and agents.In the march, which the Israeli Governmen...
Controversial far-right march in East Jerusalem authorized in Israel
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Controversial far-right march in East Jerusalem authorized in Israel

The new government Israeli on Monday night authorized a controversial march by far-right and nationalist Jewish militants in East Jerusalem, the holding of which in the occupied Palestinian sector of the Holy City raises fears of further acts of violence.Scheduled for last Thursday, the march was postponed to Tuesday by the government of Benjamin Netanyahu, despite threats from the Palestinian Islamist movement Hamas of a new escalation if it is ratified.Benjamin Netanyahu: "King Bibi" lost his crown after 12 years in power in Israel | PROFILEIsrael puts an end to the mandatory mask in closed places, one of its last measures in force against COVID-19Hamas calls for a Day of Wrath on Tuesday over Israeli ultranationalist march in East JerusalemIsrael was later endowed with a new government...
Israel’s new government will meet with Netanyahu on Monday to manage a complex transition
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Israel’s new government will meet with Netanyahu on Monday to manage a complex transition

The new Government of Israel has held its first meeting this Sunday after the Parliament of Israel, the Knesset, approved by 60 to 59 votes the investiture of Naftali Bennett of the nationalist Yamina movement, as the new prime minister, and this he has promised to "unite the nation."Bennet, who has described the inauguration of the Government as "a marvel", has asked ministers to show "restraint" with regard to differences, according to 'The Times of Israel'.For his part, Yair Lapid, who will be Minister of Foreign Affairs, has said that "friendship and trust" will be the basis of the government and that only that will keep them in power.This Government, which ends more than a decade of mandat...