Articles tagged with: Israel

Asharq Al-Awsat
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on : Wednesday, 28 Jan, 2015

Hezbollah claims responsibility for attack on Israeli convoy

Jerusalem, AP—The Lebanese Hezbollah group claimed responsibility for firing a missile that targeted an Israeli military convoy on Wednesday, an attack that prompted Israel to fire at least 50 artillery shells into Lebanon in a significant escalation along the volatile border. In a statement, Hezbollah said its fighters destroyed a number of Israeli vehicles that were carrying Israeli officers and soldiers and caused casualties among "enemy ranks." It said the attack was carried out by a...

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Asharq Al-Awsat
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on : Wednesday, 21 Jan, 2015

Palestinian attacker stabs passengers on Tel Aviv bus

Jerusalem, AP—A Palestinian man stabbed nine people on a bus in central Tel Aviv on Wednesday, wounding four of them seriously before he was chased down, shot and arrested by Israeli police in an attack praised by the Islamic militant Hamas group. The assault, described by police as a "terror attack," was the latest in a spate of attacks in which Palestinians have used knives, acid and vehicles as weapons in recent months, leaving dead and injured. Police identified the assailant as a P...

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Abdulrahman Al-Rashed
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on : Wednesday, 21 Jan, 2015

Opinion: How did we end up cheering for Israel?

Many have welcomed with cheers the sudden Israeli strike on Sunday that killed six Hezbollah members and a general in the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps who, for some reason, we...

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Tariq Alhomayed
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on : Wednesday, 21 Jan, 2015

Opinion: Nasrallah’s Next Move

A few days ago, Hassan Nasrallah vowed that the axis of resistance—Iran, Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad, and Hezbollah—will not stand idly by in the face of Israeli s...

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Kifah Ziboun
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on : Tuesday, 20 Jan, 2015

Palestinian Authority will defy Israeli sanctions: Saeb Erekat

Ramallah, Asharq Al-Awsat—Tel Aviv’s decision to withhold funds from the Palestinian Authority (PA) will not prevent it from seeking statehood, a senior Palestinian officia...

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Asharq Al-Awsat
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on : Monday, 19 Jan, 2015

Israeli strikes kill 6 Hezbollah fighters in Syria

Beirut, AP—An Israeli strike in Syria on Sunday killed the son of a slain top Hezbollah commander and at least five other fighters in a move that could ratchet up tensions with t...

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Kifah Ziboun
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on : Thursday, 8 Jan, 2015

Palestinians preparing ICC cases against Israel: chief negotiator

Ramallah, Asharq Al-Awsat—The Palestinian Authority (PA) will present cases to the International Criminal Court (ICC) to prosecute Israeli officials after it joins the organi...

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Asharq Al-Awsat
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on : Monday, 5 Jan, 2015

Israel threatens more punitive steps against Palestinians

Jerusalem, AP—Israeli leaders on Sunday threatened to take tougher action against the Palestinians over their decision to join the International Criminal Court, a day after f...

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Abdulrahman Al-Rashed
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on : Sunday, 4 Jan, 2015

Opinion: Israel’s ICC Embarrassment

Rejection of the Palestinian statehood bid went so smoothly that the US didn't even have to resort to its UN Security Council veto. The draft resolution failed to garner the 9 vote...

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Asharq Al-Awsat
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on : Wednesday, 31 Dec, 2014

Palestinians plan next steps after failed UN bid

Ramallah, AP—The Palestinian leadership is meeting Wednesday to plan its next steps after a resolution to end Israel's occupation was rejected by the UN Security Council, and...

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