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Israeli warplanes hit Gaza after Palestinian rocket attack

Israeli warplanes struck at least three targets in the Gaza Strip early on Saturday but caused no apparent casualties, a Palestinian security source said.
The US congresswoman Rashida Tlaib had been barred entry to Israel because of her support for a pro-Palestinian boycott movement. Rebecca Cook-Reuters

Israel ignores Donald Trump, approves US congresswoman request to visit Israel

US Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib will be allowed to enter Israel to visit her relatives, interior minister Aryeh Deri announced on Friday, indicating the country has ignored President Donald Trump’s unsolicited suggestion to ban her and colleague, Rep Ilahn Omar.
Deputy Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotovely on Thursday confirmed that Israel has made a decision to deny entry to US congresswomen Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib over their BDS support.

Israel blocks US lawmakers from entering country

Deputy Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotovely on Thursday confirmed that Israel has made a decision to deny entry to US congresswomen Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib over their BDS support.

Israeli’s flight attendant dies of measles caught from New York flight

A flight attendant of Israeli flag carrier El Al has died, about five months after contracting measles during a flight from the U.S. city of New York.

Eid el-Kabir: Economic woes save Palestinian lambs

Ahead of Eid al-Adha, the feast of the sacrifice, better-off Palestinians, like Muslims across the globe, traditionally buy whole sheep to be slaughtered when the holidays begin on Sunday.
Olanrewaju Kayode was in action as Shakhtar Donetsk thrashed second-tier outfit Inhulets' 4-0 in Wednesday’s Ukrainian Cup final.

Olarenwaju Kayode joins Turkish club Gazisehir Gaziantep on loan from Shakhtar Donetsk

Nigeria forward Kayode Olarenwaju has joined Turkish Super Lig club, Gazisehir Gaziantep, on a one-year loan deal from Ukrainian outfit, Shakhtar Donetsk.
Chikeluba Ofoedu has taken his Israeli top flight team Maccabi Tel Aviv to the top of the league after he scored a brace to lead them to 4-0 thrashing over Hapoel Hadera.

Europa League: Nigerian striker Chikeluba Ofoedu gives Maccabi lifeline

Nigerian striker Chikeluba Ofoedu has bounced back from a niggling injury and his return has proved vital for his Israeli club, Maccabi Tel Aviv.
Israeli soldiers stand guard next to the site where the soldier's body was found near the settlement of Migdal Oz in the occupied West Bank - © AFP

Isreali soldier found dead with stab wounds in West Bank

An Israeli soldier was found dead with stab wounds in the West Bank early on Thursday, the military said.
John Ogu believes he has all it takes to continue his career in Europe after departing Israeli side Hapoel Beer Sheva.

Super Eagles midfielder eyes European move

John Ogu believes he has all it takes to continue his career in Europe after departing Israeli side Hapoel Beer Sheva.
Israeli suspects cover their faces with their shirts as they arrive at the Famagusta courthouse in Paralamni, Cyprus, July 26, 2019 (AP Photo-Petros Karadjias)

Rape allegation: Israeli tourists freed in Cyprus, British complainant arrested

Israeli Foreign Ministry spokesman on Monday confirmed that seven young Israeli tourists arrested on suspicion of raping a 19-year-old British woman in Cyprus have been freed and returned to Israel.
Nigeria Football

Players’ union to raise funds for ex-Falconets goalkeeper diagnosed with breast cancer

The National Association of Nigeria Professional Footballers, NANPF, has set in motion the modalities to raise urgent funds to help facilitate the prompt treatment of ex-Falconets goalkeeper, Bidemi Aluko, who has been diagnosed with breast cancer.
Hamas

Hamas distances self from official’s call to kill Jews around globe

A statement released by the radical Islamist movement said: “These statements do not reflect the official positions of the movement and its adopted and consistent policies.
Teddy Neguse

Ethiopian rappers challenging Israel police through song

In his song “Handcuffed,” rapper Teddy Neguse addresses police brutality against young Israeli men of Ethiopian descent.
Israeli army said on Monday that its troops intercepted a drone after it crossed the border from the Gaza Strip.

Israeli army intercepts unmanned drone in Gaza

Israeli army said on Monday that its troops intercepted a drone after it crossed the border from the Gaza Strip.
Moscow blamed for disruption of GPS systems at Ben Gurion Airport

Russia denies role in Israeli airport signals jamming

Russia has denied Israeli suggestions that it is behind disruption of GPS signals at Israel’s Ben Gurion airport.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu praised a White House announcement on Monday ending sanctions exemptions for Iran’s oil customers, calling it “of great importance” in boosting pressure on Tehran.

Israel seeks withdrawal of troops from Syria in talks with US, Russia

As trilateral U.S.-Russia-Israel talks kicked off in Jerusalem on Tuesday, the Israeli prime minister said the three countries share a common objective of “the departure of all foreign forces from Syria who entered Syria after 2011,” when the civil war broke out.
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Hackers hit global telecoms companies in espionage campaign

Hackers have broken into the systems of more than a dozen global telecoms companies and taken large amounts of personal and corporate data, researchers from a cyber security company said on Tuesday, identifying links to previous Chinese cyber-espionage campaigns.
Protesters march with Palestinian flags during a demonstration in the Moroccan capital Rabat on June 23, 2019 against the US-led economic conference in Bahrain with its declared aim of achieving Palestinian prosperity. – The United States is set to co-chair a two-day conference in Bahrain from June 25, focusing on the economic aspects of President Donald Trump’s Israeli-Palestinian peace plan. The Bahrain conference could see large-scale investment pledges for the Palestinian territories but is unlikely to focus heavily on the political issues at the core of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. (Photo by – / AFP)

Moroccans protest against US-led Mideast economic plan

Demonstrators gathered in the capital Rabat burned an Israeli flag near Morocco’s parliament and shouted “Death to Israel!” and “Death to the United States!”

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