Israeli Supreme Court mandates ultra-Orthodox military service

The Washington Post June 25, 2024, 10:00 AM UTC

Summary: Israeli Supreme Court mandates ultra-Orthodox military service, risking coalition collapse. Israel-Gaza war ongoing for months, with Hamas attack leading to Israeli ground invasion. Gaza crisis sees thousands killed and half in dire conditions. U.S. supports Israel with aid and vetoes UN resolutions. Conflict's history dates back to 1948. Deep-rooted mistrust between Israelis and Palestinians.

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  1. [3.0]
    Israeli strike kills 90 in Gaza, UN calls for aid (The Express Tribune)
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  2. [2.7]
    At least 22 killed in strike on Gaza City mosque (CNN)
    3h
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  3. [4.3]
    Hamas protests strikes, ceasefire talks uncertain, death toll rises (DAWN.com)
    6h
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  4. [4.5]
    Israeli air strike kills 15 near UN school, targets Hamas (ABC News)
    11h
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  5. [4.0]
    Israeli attack kills 17 Palestinians in Gaza City (The Guardian)
    19h
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  6. [4.8]
    Israeli strike in "safe zone" kills over 90 in Gaza (Sydney Morning Herald)
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  7. [4.0]
    Hamas military chief Mohammed Deif survives Israeli attack (RTÉ News)
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  8. [4.1]
    Hamas military chief Mohammed Deif targeted in Gaza airstrike (The Guardian)
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  9. [4.0]
    Israeli airstrikes kill 90 Palestinians targeting Hamas military chief (The Globe and Mail)
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  10. [3.5]
    Israeli strike kills 90 Palestinians targeting Hamas military chief (CNN)
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  11. [3.2]
    Israeli airstrike targets top Hamas commander Muhammad Deif (New York Post )
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  12. [3.7]
    Israeli air strikes kill over 70 in targeting Hamas commander (Financial Times)
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  13. [5.1]
    UN chief warns of dire situation in Gaza (The Guardian)
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  14. [4.4]
    Netanyahu reverses key concession in Gaza ceasefire talks (CNN)
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  15. [5.9]
    Israel, Hamas near Gaza cease-fire, but disagreements persist (The Washington Post)
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  16. [4.2]
    Israeli forces withdraw from Gaza City, dozens of bodies found (ABC News)
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  17. [4.3]
    Israeli military retreats from northern Gaza, leaving 50 Palestinians dead (CNN)
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  18. [3.6]
    Approximately 60 bodies found in Gaza City after Israeli attack (The Guardian)
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  19. [1.9]
    Israeli airstrike kills seven Palestinians in Khan Younis (The Express Tribune)
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  20. [5.5]
    US mediators making progress on Israel-Gaza ceasefire deal (The Guardian)
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  21. [5.6]
    IDF admits failures in response to Hamas attack (ABC News)
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  22. [3.9]
    Israeli military admits failure to protect Kibbutz Beeri on Oct. 7 (The Washington Post)
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  23. [4.6]
    Gaza City residents trapped, bodies on streets; UN warns of suffering (The Guardian)
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  24. [4.1]
    Residents trapped in Gaza City amid Israeli assault, peace talks (RTÉ News)
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  25. [6.4]
    Gaza cease-fire agreement close, includes three-stage plan (The Washington Post)
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  26. [4.6]
    Israeli military orders Gaza City civilians to evacuate south (The Guardian)
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  27. [4.3]
    Israel recommends Gaza City residents evacuate amid conflict (The Washington Post)
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  28. [6.0]
    Israeli Army urges Gaza City residents to flee heavy battles (The Hindu)
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  29. [4.9]
    Israeli military orders Gaza City evacuation amid renewed fighting with Hamas (Castanet.net)
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  30. [5.9]
    Israeli military orders Gaza City evacuation amid escalating conflict (The Associated Press)
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  31. [3.0]
    UN reports chaotic Gaza displacement amid Israeli evacuation, bakery closure (The Express Tribune)
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    Israeli strike kills over two dozen in Gaza, ceasefire talks at risk (GMA News Online)
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    Israeli airstrikes kill over two dozen in Gaza, ceasefire at risk (RTÉ News)
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  34. [4.5]
    Dozens killed in Israeli assault in Gaza, ceasefire talks at risk (ABC News)
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    Israeli airstrike kills 25 in Gaza, medical facilities close (The Associated Press)
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  36. [3.7]
    Airstrike kills 25 at school complex near Khan Younis (CNN)
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  37. [3.6]
    Progress made in Egypt talks for Gaza ceasefire, prisoner swap (The Express Tribune)
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  38. [3.4]
    Widespread famine in Gaza Strip, 34 deaths, urgent aid needed (The Express Tribune)
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  39. [4.4]
    Israeli attack on Gaza City continues, ceasefire efforts at risk (The Guardian)
    6d
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  40. [2.6]
    Israel destroys 4 miles of Gaza terror tunnels (New York Post )
    6d
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  41. [3.8]
    Famine spreading in Gaza, UN blames Israel, children dying (The Guardian)
    6d
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  42. [4.0]
    Israeli military orders evacuation of tens of thousands in Gaza City (CNN)
    6d
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  43. [6.0]
    Israeli forces advance in Gaza City, risking negotiations collapse (The Associated Press)
    6d

  44. [4.6]
    Gaza destruction pushes Hamas to soften ceasefire demands (CTV News)
    7d
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  45. [4.9]
    Netanyahu's remarks complicate cease-fire talks, Israel enters Gaza City (The Washington Post)
    7d
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  46. [4.3]
    Israeli hostage families urge leaders to prevent Netanyahu from sabotaging swap deal (The Express Tribune)
    7d
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  47. [4.2]
    Israel's finance minister rejects ceasefire, advocates for military action (The Guardian)
    7d
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  48. [3.9]
    Israeli air strike kills Hamas official Ehab al-Ghussein (ABC News)
    7d
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  49. [3.5]
    Hezbollah launches drone attack on Mount Hermon (GMA News Online)
    7d
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  50. [5.1]
    Hamas awaits Israeli response on Gaza ceasefire proposal (Business Recorder)
    8d

  51. [4.2]
    Hamas awaits Israeli response to ceasefire proposal (RTÉ News)
    8d
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  52. [5.2]
    Israeli protesters demand cease-fire for hostages in 9-month war (The Globe and Mail)
    8d

  53. [5.6]
    Israeli government accused of sabotaging Gaza ceasefire proposal (The Guardian)
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  54. [3.5]
    Israel's 'limited' operation in Rafah causes extensive destruction (CNN)
    8d
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  55. [3.9]
    Israel airstrikes kill 6 in Gaza, ceasefire deal negotiations ongoing (The Guardian)
    8d
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  56. [3.9]
    Israeli attack kills 16 at UNWRA school in Gaza (CNN)
    8d
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  57. [4.3]
    Israeli strike kills 16 at Gaza school amid ceasefire talks (ABC News)
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  58. [4.2]
    Hamas agrees to US-backed ceasefire and hostage release plan (New York Post )
    9d
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  59. [4.3]
    Potential for massive missile barrage in wider Israel-Hezbollah conflict (Business Insider)
    9d
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  60. [6.2]
    Hamas supports phased ceasefire proposal in Gaza (The Guardian)
    9d

  61. [4.8]
    Hamas accepts US proposal to negotiate Israeli hostages' release (The Guardian)
    9d
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  62. [5.1]
    Israel-Hamas talks resume for Gaza ceasefire, Hezbollah open to pause (The Guardian)
    10d

  63. [1.8]
    Palestinian man in Gaza suffers severe malnutrition amid conflict (Daily Mail)
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  64. [5.2]
    Israel approves 5,300 new homes in West Bank settlements (The Associated Press)
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  65. [5.1]
    Netanyahu authorizes negotiators for ceasefire deal with Hamas (CNN)
    11d

  66. [4.5]
    Hezbollah fires 200 rockets into Israel after commander's killing (The Guardian)
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  67. [4.2]
    Hezbollah launches massive military response to killing, escalating tensions (The Globe and Mail)
    11d
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  68. [4.7]
    Hizbollah fires 200 rockets at Israel; tensions escalate sharply (Financial Times)
    11d
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  69. [4.4]
    Hezbollah fires 200 rockets at Israel after commander's killing (ABC News)
    11d
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  70. [5.0]
    Israeli air strike hits Gaza's Khan Younis, displacing thousands (ABC News)
    11d

  71. [5.7]
    Israel reviews Hamas response to ceasefire proposal involving hostages (The Guardian)
    11d

  72. [4.7]
    90% displaced in Gaza since war; 1.9m Palestinians relocated (The Guardian)
    11d
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  73. [4.6]
    Israeli strike kills Hezbollah commander, prompts retaliatory rocket fire (ABC News)
    12d
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  74. [4.3]
    Israeli strike kills senior Hezbollah commander in Lebanon (The Associated Press)
    12d
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  75. [5.6]
    Israeli airstrike kills Palestinian family evacuating to safe zone (The Associated Press)
    12d

  76. [4.1]
    Israel orders new evacuations in southern Gaza, including hospital (CNN)
    13d
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  77. [4.6]
    Fresh strikes hit Khan Younis in Gaza, 8 dead (The Guardian)
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  78. [4.2]
    Ultra-Orthodox in Israel defy military enlistment orders (CNN)
    14d
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  79. [3.5]
    Mohamed Abu Salmiya released after 7 months in Israeli custody (The Washington Post)
    14d
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  80. [5.9]
    Israel releases 55 Palestinians, including hospital director, from Gaza (The Associated Press)
    14d

  81. [4.6]
    Thousands clash in Jerusalem over conscription law during Israel-Gaza war (The Guardian)
    14d
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  82. [4.1]
    Ultra-Orthodox Jews protest military draft ruling, violence erupts (CNN)
    14d
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  83. [2.9]
    Ultra-Orthodox protest against military enlistment turns violent in Jerusalem (New York Post )
    14d
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  84. [4.1]
    Ultra-Orthodox Jews protest military draft, attack minister's car (CNN)
    14d
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  85. [5.1]
    Ultra-Orthodox protest military enlistment order, clashes in Jerusalem (The Associated Press)
    14d

  86. [4.3]
    Israeli tanks advance into north and south Gaza, killing Palestinians (RTÉ News)
    15d
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  87. [4.8]
    Netanyahu vows to continue fighting in Gaza amid cease-fire talks (POLITICO Europe)
    15d
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  88. [4.5]
    Israeli-Palestinian forces clash in northern Gaza, casualties reported (The Guardian)
    15d
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  89. [4.2]
    US, Europe urge Hezbollah to ease attacks on Israel (CNBC)
    15d
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  90. [4.2]
    Northern Gaza conflict displaces thousands, worsens living conditions (RTÉ News)
    16d
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  91. [5.3]
    US, Europe warn Hezbollah to ease strikes on Israel (The Associated Press)
    16d

  92. [5.2]
    Iran threatens 'obliterating war' if Israel attacks Lebanon (POLITICO Europe)
    16d

  93. [3.9]
    Israeli offensive in Gaza displaces thousands, death toll rises (Business Recorder)
    16d
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  94. [5.2]
    Iran warns of "obliterating war" if Israel attacks Lebanon (The Guardian)
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  95. [5.7]
    U.S. seeks Israel-Hezbollah deal to prevent Lebanon war (The Washington Post)
    16d

  96. [3.7]
    Israeli bombs devastate South Lebanon village, raising war fears (ABC News)
    17d
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  97. [4.0]
    Ultra-Orthodox Jews block highway over military service ruling (Sydney Morning Herald)
    17d
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  98. [4.0]
    Hezbollah fires rockets at Israeli base after attacks (Business Recorder)
    17d
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  99. [5.1]
    UN warns of apocalyptic consequences if Gaza conflict spreads (DAWN.com)
    18d

  100. [5.2]
    Israel blames U.N. for Gaza aid crisis affecting 500,000 Palestinians (The Washington Post)
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  101. [4.5]
    Israeli court orders ultra-Orthodox men drafted for military service (ABC News)
    19d
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  102. [5.2]
    US warns Israel of regional war risk with Hezbollah (DAWN.com)
    19d

  103. [5.1]
    Israel's high court orders army to draft ultra-Orthodox men (Sydney Morning Herald)
    19d

  104. [5.1]
    US warns Israel of regional war risk with Hezbollah amid Gaza conflict (TheJournal.ie)
    19d

  105. [3.3]
    US seeks diplomatic deal to prevent Israel-Hezbollah conflict (The Express Tribune)
    19d
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  106. [3.8]
    Israeli strike kills 10 relatives of Hamas chief (Business Recorder)
    20d
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  107. [4.7]
    Israel's Supreme Court ends military exemption for Ultra-Orthodox Jews (Newsweek)
    20d
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  108. [6.3]
    Over 500,000 Gazans face starvation due to disrupted aid (The Washington Post)
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  109. [4.5]
    Report warns of looming famine in Gaza due to conflict (POLITICO Europe)
    20d
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  110. [2.6]
    Hamas chief's sister and 9 relatives killed in Israeli airstrike (New York Post )
    20d
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  111. [5.9]
    Israeli court ends military exemption for ultraorthodox, challenges coalition (Financial Times)
    20d

  112. [5.2]
    Israel's top court orders ultra-Orthodox Jews drafted into military (CNN)
    20d

  113. [3.6]
    Hamas chief's sister killed in Israeli strike (The Telegraph)
    20d
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  114. [6.0]
    Gaza faces starvation crisis, Israel's Supreme Court ends exemptions (The New York Times)
    20d

  115. [5.6]
    Israeli court mandates ultra-Orthodox men military draft amid Gaza conflict (The Guardian)
    20d

  116. [5.4]
    Record number of Gaza journalists killed; IDF views Hamas-linked as targets (The Guardian)
    20d

  117. [4.6]
    Israel-Hezbollah clashes escalate, risking regional war involving US and Iran (The Conversation)
    20d
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  118. [4.3]
    Gaza at 'high risk' of famine despite aid efforts (The Associated Press)
    21d
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  119. [4.4]
    Israel's Defense Minister discusses Gaza war transition with US (The New York Times)
    21d
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  120. [4.0]
    Netanyahu: Intense Gaza war phase ending, focus on Lebanon (CNN)
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  121. [4.6]
    Israel's Netanyahu nears end of conflict with Hamas (The Guardian)
    21d
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  122. [4.0]
    Troops to move from Gaza to Lebanon border, warns US (The Guardian)
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  123. [4.4]
    Israeli airstrike kills eight at Gaza aid centre (DAWN.com)
    21d
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  124. [3.8]
    Israel bombs aid center, may redirect focus to Lebanon border (Sydney Morning Herald)
    21d
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  125. [4.8]
    Israeli offensive in Lebanon risks Iranian response, US military warns (The Associated Press)
    21d
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  126. [4.2]
    Netanyahu: War with Hamas ending, focus shifting to Lebanon border (CNN)
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  127. [3.2]
    Hezbollah may welcome Iran-backed fighters in war with Israel (New York Post )
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  128. [5.7]
    Israeli defense chief to D.C. amid Hezbollah threats (The Washington Post)
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  129. [4.6]
    Iran-backed fighters ready to join Hezbollah against Israel (CTV News)
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  130. [4.4]
    US warns Israel's Iron Dome at risk from Hezbollah missiles (The Guardian)
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  131. [5.4]
    Iran-backed fighters offer to join Hezbollah against Israel (The Associated Press)
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  132. [3.8]
    24 killed in Israeli strikes in Gaza (Inquirer.net)
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  133. [3.1]
    Israel's government criticized for ineptitude amid escalating challenges (Arab News Pakistan)
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  134. [4.2]
    Red Cross reports 22 killed in strike on Gaza civilians (CNN)
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  135. [2.9]
    Hamas weapon supplier killed in Lebanon by IDF (New York Post )
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  136. [3.8]
    EU diplomat calls for probe into Gaza shelling that killed 22 (TheJournal.ie)
    23d
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  137. [3.1]
    Israeli strikes kill 38 in Gaza City, targeting Hamas infrastructure (The Washington Post)
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  138. [4.2]
    Israeli airstrikes kill dozens in Gaza City (The Guardian)
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  139. [3.8]
    Israeli found shot dead in West Bank, strikes hit Gaza (CTV News)
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  140. [4.3]
    Israeli national found dead in West Bank amid escalating conflict (The Associated Press)
    23d
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  141. [3.3]
    Israeli strikes kill 25 Palestinians in Rafah tent camps (The Express Tribune)
    23d
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  142. [4.6]
    Israeli forces escalate strikes in Gaza, displacing over a million (DAWN.com)
    23d
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  143. [3.6]
    22 killed in shelling near Gaza Red Cross office (Inquirer.net)
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  144. [4.1]
    Israeli strikes kill 45 Palestinians, spark displacement in Rafah (ABC News)
    23d
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  145. [4.6]
    Israeli strikes near Rafah kill 25, Gaza officials report (The Associated Press)
    23d
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  146. [2.9]
    Israeli shelling kills dozens in Gaza amid intense conflict (The Express Tribune)
    24d
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  147. [4.8]
    Armenia recognizes Palestinian state; malnutrition crisis in Gaza (The Associated Press)
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  148. [4.6]
    Israel-Hezbollah tensions raise fears of wider conflict (RTE.ie)
    24d
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  149. [3.5]
    Israeli troops kill Palestinian teen in West Bank (Business Recorder)
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  150. [3.7]
    Israeli official: Hamas can't be destroyed, doubts on goal (CTV News)
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  151. [5.5]
    Israel's military criticizes Netanyahu over Gaza war governance plan (The New York Times)
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  152. [3.3]
    US fears Israel's Iron Dome could be overwhelmed by Hezbollah (CNN)
    25d
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  153. [5.3]
    Netanyahu clashes with IDF over Hamas elimination in Gaza (The Washington Post)
    25d

  154. [3.8]
    Netanyahu rebukes IDF over Hamas elimination comments (The Guardian)
    25d
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  155. [3.4]
    Hezbollah threatens Israel and Cyprus in escalating conflict (ABC News)
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  156. [3.3]
    Hezbollah threatens war on Cyprus for aiding Israel (POLITICO Europe)
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  157. [5.0]
    UN accuses Israel of 'extermination' of Palestinians in Gaza (Associated Press of Pakistan)
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  158. [4.7]
    Hezbollah leader warns of targeting Cyprus if aiding Israel (The Guardian)
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  159. [4.3]
    U.N. says Israeli bombs likely violated rules of war (The Washington Post)
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  160. [4.8]
    Israel warns Lebanon of potential "all-out war" with Hezbollah (CNBC)
    26d
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  161. [4.8]
    Israel nears end of Rafah offensive, potential shift in war (The Washington Post)
    26d
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  162. [4.8]
    Israeli military approves offensive plan in Lebanon amid tensions (Financial Times)
    26d
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  163. [4.9]
    Moderate voices leave Israel-Gaza war decisions, right-wing dominates (ABC News)
    27d
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  164. [4.3]
    At least 17 killed in Gaza refugee camps by Israeli strikes (The Guardian)
    27d
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  165. [4.3]
    Netanyahu dissolves war Cabinet, controls Israel-Hamas conflict (The Associated Press)
    27d
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  166. [3.4]
    Israeli strikes kill 17 in Gaza refugee camps (The Express Tribune)
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  167. [3.4]
    Israeli strikes kill 17 in Gaza refugee camps (The Express Tribune)
    27d
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  168. [5.1]
    Israeli strikes in Gaza continue despite lull in fighting (RTE.ie)
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  169. [4.4]
    Israeli PM dissolves Gaza war cabinet, impacting ceasefire prospects (ABC News)
    27d
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  170. [5.4]
    Israel announces daily 11-hour "tactical pause" for aid in Gaza (CNN)
    28d

  171. [5.0]
    Netanyahu dissolves war cabinet, shifts decision-making to smaller forums (The Washington Post)
    28d

  172. [3.4]
    Israel strikes vehicle in Lebanon; 10 Palestinians killed in Gaza (Haaretz)
    28d
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  173. [4.8]
    Netanyahu dissolves war cabinet after key resignations (The New York Times)
    28d
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  174. [4.4]
    Netanyahu dissolves war cabinet after Gantz's departure amid Gaza crisis (ABC News)
    28d
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  175. [5.0]
    Israel's War Cabinet dissolved amid Gaza war tensions (CTV News)
    28d

  176. [4.8]
    Netanyahu dissolves War Cabinet after key partner leaves government (The Associated Press)
    28d
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  177. [4.5]
    Benjamin Netanyahu dissolves war cabinet amid Gaza conflict (The Telegraph)
    28d
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  178. [4.8]
    U.S. sends adviser to ease Israel-Lebanon tensions (CNBC)
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  179. [4.2]
    Netanyahu dissolves Israeli war cabinet, tightens grip on decision-making (The Guardian)
    28d
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  180. [3.9]
    Biden adviser heads to Israel amid Israel-Hezbollah clash warnings (The Guardian)
    28d
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  181. [3.5]
    Netanyahu criticizes Israel Army's Gaza aid pause as 'unacceptable' (Mint)
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