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Israeli Police beat Pallbearers at the Funeral of Journalist Shireen Abu Akleh

JERUSALEM — Israeli riot police on Friday pushed and beat pallbearers at the funeral for slain Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh, causing them to briefly drop the casket in a shocking start to a procession that turned into perhaps the largest display of Palestinian nationalism in Jerusalem in a generation. Read more: What We…

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Israeli Police Disrupt Funeral for Journalist Killed in Israeli Raid

Veteran Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh was laid to rest in Jerusalem on Friday, but not before her funeral procession was interrupted by Israeli police who beat onlookers and pallbearers, forcing them to briefly drop one end of the coffin. The confrontation took place outside the hospital where mourners, many waving Palestinian flags, picked…

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Israeli Salmonella chocolate recall spreads to the U.S.

Production has been stopped at a confectionery factory in Israel because of Salmonella concerns, with affected products also sent to the United States. Strauss’ Elite-branded chocolate items such as cakes, wafers, energy grain snacks, energy chocolate rice cakes, chewing gum and toffee candies of all dates are affected. They have been distributed in the kosher…

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Israeli forces kill militants in West Bank amid surge of violence…

Israeli security forces killed three Islamic Jihad militants when they came under fire Saturday during a raid in the West Bank, police said, the latest deaths in a surge of violence. The bloodshed comes amid heightened tensions ahead of the start of the holy Muslim month of Ramadan, that has seen violence spiral in Israel…

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Officials from Israel say Russia-Ukraine ceasefire talks are at a critical point

The ceasefire talks between Russia and Ukraine are at a critical juncture, Israeli officials said today. Why it matters: Israel, which has good relations with both Ukraine and Russia, is in a unique situation mediating between the countries.Driving the news: Israeli officials with direct information about the talks coordinated by Israel said they feel there…

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Israeli Defence Minister Gantz makes surprise visit to Bahrain

Benny Gantz will sign a security cooperation agreement with Bahrain during the two-day visit, defence ministry says.Published On 2 Feb 20222 Feb 2022Israeli Defence Minister Benny Gantz has arrived in Bahrain on an unannounced visit amid heightened tensions in the Gulf after missile attacks on the United Arab Emirates (UAE) by Yemen’s Iran-aligned Houthi movement.…

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Hong Kong, US, Israeli Data Illuminate COVID Vaccine Myocarditis

Why some COVID-19 vaccines seem occasionally to cause a distinctive form of myocarditis, and why adolescent boys and young men appear most vulnerable, remain a mystery. But the entity’s prevalence, nuances of presentation, and likely clinical course have come into sharper view after additions to the literature this week.   Two new publications all but…

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Israeli archaeologists find hundreds of precious antiquities in shipwrecks

The Washington PostDemocracy Dies in DarknessArtifacts uncovered off the Mediterranean coast are displayed Dec. 22 at a lab in Jerusalem. (Ahmad Gharabli/AFP/Getty Images)Hundreds of rare antiquities were discovered off the Mediterranean coast of Israel, archaeologists there said Wednesday.The Israel Antiquities Authority said the artifacts were found in recent months as its Marine Archaeology Unit explored…

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Israeli PM says kids must be vaccinated as omicron spreads

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain Israel’s prime minister on Sunday called on parents to vaccinate their children against the coronavirus as the new omicron variant showed signs of spreading, while health authorities prepared to expand a travel ban to include the United States. In a prime-time televised address, Naftali Bennett said the number of cases of…

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Israeli Archaeologists Unearth 2,000-Year-Old Synagogue

An ancient synagogue, dating back about 2,000 years (Second Temple period), has been unearthed by a team of archaeologists digging at the site of Magdala, an ancient city on the shore of the Sea of Galilee. Dr. Dina Avshalom-Gorni and Dr. Yehuda Guvrin in the 2,000-year-old synagogue unearthed in Magdala, Israel, in 2021. Image credit:…