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Israel factor: Conflict believed to be growing between Pakistan, UAE

There seems to be a growing conflict between UAE and old friend Pakistan over the issue of recognising Israel.

Two people killed in gas blast at metal factory in Israel’s Ashdod: Police

Tel Aviv/Sputnik: At least two people were killed and two others were injured as a result of an explosion that occurred earlier on Tuesday at a metallurgical plant in the Israeli coastal city of Ashdod, Israeli police spokesman Mikhail Zingerman told Sputnik.

Coronavirus ‘feeds off instability’, disrupting Israel-Palestine peace efforts

New York: The UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process reminded the Security Council on Monday of the Secretary-General’s renewed appeal for a global ceasefire to respond to COVID-19, highlighting that the “the virus feeds off instability”.

To UN, Israeli Prime Minister says ‘no doubt’ more Arab countries will soon join ‘circle of peace’

New York: While telling the UN General Assembly on Tuesday there was “good news” to report about the “expanding circle of peace” between Israel and some Arab countries, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu also accused Hezbollah militants of storing weapons in a residential area of Beirut.

Israeli army announces successful test of sea-to-sea missile system

Tel Aviv/Xinhua: The Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) announced Friday that it has conducted a successful test of a new sea-to-sea missile system.

Israeli police detain 9 protesters in Jerusalem during anti-government rally

Tel Aviv/Sputnik: Nine people were arrested in Jerusalem on Saturday during a demonstration against the government and its response to the coronavirus pandemic, the Israeli police said on Sunday.

Benjamn Netanyahu says Israel has secret talks with Arab, Muslim leaders

Jerusalem/Xinhua: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday that Israel has secret talks with several Arab countries to normalize their relations, a day before Israel's first commercial flight to the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

Israel hits Hamas targets in Gaza strip again after new explosive balloon attacks – IDF

Moscow/Sputnik: The Israeli forces once again stroke facilities of the Hamas Islamist movement in the Gaza Strip after several explosive balloons had been launched from the Palestinian enclave, the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) said.

Israel’s accord with United Arab Emirates an opportunity to unlock progress on wider Middle East peace efforts, UN envoy says

New York: The recent agreement between Israel and the United Arab Emirates has the potential to change dynamics across the Middle East, the UN’s top envoy in the region told the Security Council on Tuesday, urging Palestinian and Israeli leaders to re-engage in efforts to resolve their protracted conflict.

Israeli army artillery bombs Hamas lookout posts in Gaza: sources

Gaza/Xinhua: The Israeli army artillery bombed on Saturday morning two lookout posts that belong to the Islamic Hamas movement's militants in the Gaza Strip, Hamas security sources said.

Donald Trump announces 'Historic Peace Agreement' between Israel and UAE

Washington/IBNS: US President Donald Trump on Thursday made a surprise announcement stating that Israel and the United Arab Emirates had reached a peace agreement which would pave the way for truce in the Middle East.

Israeli settlers set fire to mosque in West Bank

Gaza/Sputnik: Israeli settlers torched in the early hours of Monday a mosque in the Palestinian city of Al-Bireh, located in the central West Bank province of Ramallah, Palestine’s state news agency WAFA has reported.

Israel-Palestine: Breakdown in cooperation over COVID, now putting lives at risk

Cooperation between Israelis and the Palestinians at the outset of the COVID-19 pandemic is breaking down, putting human lives at risk as the economy goes into meltdown and the threat of Israeli annexation of parts of the West Bank lingers, the UN’s Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process says.

Witness hearings in Netanyahu case set for Jan. 2021, to be held 3 times weekly : Reports

Tel Aviv/Sputnik: Witness hearings in the court case against Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will take place in January 2021 and will be held three times a week, a Jerusalem court judge ruled on Sunday, according to media reports.

Israel’s illegal annexation plans for Palestine, ‘disastrous’ for wider Middle East – Bachelet

New York: The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights warned Israel on Monday not to proceed along the “dangerous path” of annexing a swathe of occupied Palestinian territory, urging the Government to listen to its own former senior officials along with the “multitude of voices around the world”.