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Survey: The majority of Israelis support military campaign in Gaza

The monthly academic survey, Peace Index, published by the Israeli Institute for Democracy and Tel Aviv University, showed that the majority of Israelis support the inclusion of the principle of equality into the recent “nation-state law.” The survey has also referred to the security tension on both Israeli fronts, namely …

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Israel says Gaza truce talks focus on easing closure in return for calm

Israel set out limited goals for Gaza truce talks on Sunday, saying the focus was on a proposal to ease its closure on the Islamist Hamas-controlled territory in return for the Palestinians calming their side of the frontier. The Israeli statement came hours before Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was due …

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Israel detains Palestinian journalist, the fifth in one week

The Israeli military detained on Wednesday Palestinian journalist, Mohammad Muna, who runs Hawa Nablus radio station, after raiding his  home in the northern West Bank city of Nablus, according to local and Palestinian security sources. They said an army unit raided Muna’s home east of Nablus, searched it and detained …

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EU diplomats express concern, call on Israel to stop demolition of Palestinian structures

The European Union Representative and the EU Heads of Mission in Jerusalem and Ramallah expressed “strong concern” on Monday about the Israeli dismantling and confiscation of a donor-funded women’s center and kindergarten serving the Bedouin and refugee community of Jabal al-Baba, on the outskirts of Jerusalem, on 25 July. Jabal …

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Israel detains 20 Palestinians in overnight raids in West Bank, including four journalists

The Israeli army detained in overnight and early morning raids on Monday 20 Palestinians from throughout the occupied West Bank, including four journalists detained in the Ramallah area, according to the Palestinian Prisoner’s Society (PPS). It said seven Palestinians were detained in the Ramallah area, including four journalists and the …

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Clashes with Israeli soldiers in West Bank village leave one with critical gun wounds

One Palestinian was critically injured in the belly on Friday in the Ramallah-area village of Kobar during clashes with Israeli soldiers who have been harassing the village and its residents since a village member stabbed three Israelis in the illegal settlement of Adam on Thursday night, said the Ministry of …

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