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Amid increased tensions, Iron Dome batteries now deployed in central Israel

Israel amps up its alertness after weeks of threats from the Palestinian Islamic Jihad.

Terror attack thwarted in West Bank settlement north of Jerusalem

The suspected terrorist was detained carrying two knives, which he said he intended to pass on to another man who was supposed to carry out an attack.

By ALON HOCHMON/MAARIV
09/11/2017
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How a stranded neighborhood bordering e. J'lm became haven for Palestinians in love

The human narrative behind the neighborhood of Kafr Akab, a no-man's-land that became a haven for Palestinian couples from east Jerusalem and the West Bank.

By MIRIAM BERGER/ REUTERS
09/11/2017
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Israel sets conditions for Gaza authorities to search for tunnel blast casualties

COGAT head stresses that Hamas can't demand to search for terrorists missing in tunnel blast if it won't show progress on status of kidnapped Israeli soldiers and civilians.

02/11/2017
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Threat of retaliation by Islamic Jihad over tunnel blast 'is not over yet'

A senior IDF commander warns that Islamic Jihad is likely to strike back after the Jewish state destroyed a terror tunnel that infiltrated Israeli territory.

02/11/2017
After Gaza blast, Israel says prepared for any scenario, doesn't seek escalation

Attack on terror tunnel stretching into Israeli territory kills eight Palestinians; Jerusalem hails new detection technology.

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FIFA says it won't sanction Israel over settlement teams, irks Palestinians

The Palestinians had hoped FIFA would censure Israel over the settlement teams, thereby forcing them to either drop the clubs from the Israel Football Association or risk losing FIFA membership.

Bicyclers from all over the world to pedal for Arab-Israeli peace

Bicyclers from all over the world are expected to arrive in Israel next week to bike for an ambitious cause: bringing a resolution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

18/10/2017
Deputy Foreign Minister sets out on US campus tour to combat BDS

Deputy Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotovely is the first-ever senior Israeli politician to visit Ivy League colleges with the single purpose of helping the battle against BDS on campus.

02/11/2017
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