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Israel threatens Iran with destruction

An Israeli minister has threatened Iran with destroying the country if the Islamic Republic launches ‘an attack on the regime’. “An Iranian attack against Israel would trigger a tough reaction that would lead to the destruction of the Iranian nation,” ...

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Israel’s airport security questioned

JERUSALEM – A civil rights group is challenging Israeli airport security practices. The group says Israel singles out Arabs for closer inspection, and that’s racisim. But experts say the practice, which is known as profiling, is vital to security and ...

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‘Israel must be tried for war crimes’

DAKAR: The head of the world’s biggest Muslim body, the Organisation of the Islamic Conference (OIC), called yesterday for Israelis to be tried by an international war crimes court for “heinous” attacks against Palestinians. Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu, secretary-general of the 57-nation ...

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Israel to boycott Al-Jazeera

Israel will boycott Al-Jazeera over what it calls the channel’s ‘biased coverage’ of the regime’s military operation in Gaza. The regime’s foreign ministry has held discussions on the matter and decided to impose an official embargo on the Qatar-based station ...

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Gaza conditions ‘at 40-year low’

Gaza’s humanitarian situation is at its worst since Israel occupied the territory in 1967, say UK-based human rights and development groups. They include Amnesty International, Save the Children, Cafod, Care International and Christian Aid. They criticise Israel’s blockade on Gaza ...

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Israeli troops withdraw from Gaza

Israel has pulled back its troops from the Gaza Strip with an army spokesman saying that military operations in the territory were “winding down”. The move came after an intense Israeli assault that killed eight more Palestinians overnight on Monday, ...

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UN rights chief urges probe into Gaza killings

APP The top UN human rights official, reacting to the recent violence between Israel and the Palestinians,has called for an investigation into the reported killing of dozens of civilians, including children, in Gaza by Israeli military. While recognizing Israel’s right ...

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Israelis kill 60 in Gaza offensive

The death toll of the Israeli assault on Gaza rises to 60 people on Saturday, marking it the deadliest day of fighting in the coastal region. Palestinian IMEMC news website quoted head of Gaza’s emergency services, Dr Muawiya Hassanein as ...

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