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U.S. marines take part in the dedication ceremony of the new U.S. embassy in Jerusalem, May 14, 2018. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun

Putin sees chance circumstances behind downing of Russian plane in Syria

By Darya Korsunskaya and Stephen Farrell

MOSCOW/JERUSALEM (Reuters) – President Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday that the shooting down of (More…)

Palestinian ministry rolls back statement that Gaza boy was killed by Israeli gunfire

GAZA (Reuters) – A medical source in the Palestinian Health Ministry backed away on Monday from an assertion that an (More…)

Israel signals it could attack Iranian weaponry in Iraq

By Dan Williams

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israel signaled on Monday that it could attack suspected Iranian military assets in Iraq, (More…)

Iran threatens to hit U.S., Israel after Trump aide warns of ‘maximum pressure’

By Bozorgmehr Sharafedin and Dan Williams

LONDON/JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Iran warned on Wednesday it would hit U.S. and Israeli targets (More…)

Israel lets food, goods back into Gaza as Egypt pushes truce

By Nidal al-Mughrabi

GAZA (Reuters) – Israel allowed commercial goods back into the Gaza Strip on Wednesday, in a sign (More…)

Thousands gather in Israeli desert for meteor shower

By Ori Lewis

MITZPE RAMON, Israel (Reuters) – Thousands of star-gazers gathered overnight at one of the darkest spots in (More…)

Gaza ceasefire ends flare-up, Palestinians resume protests

GAZA (Reuters) – An Egyptian-brokered truce ended a two-day wave of rocket barrages and air strikes between Israel and Gaza, (More…)

Hamas fires rockets, Israel bombs Gaza amid talk of truce

By Nidal al-Mughrabi and Eli Berlzon

GAZA/SDEROT, Israel (Reuters) – A Palestinian official said on Thursday armed factions in Gaza (More…)

Hamas says indirect Gaza truce talks with Israel ‘advanced’

By Nidal al-Mughrabi and Dan Williams

GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) – U.N.- and Egyptian-mediated talks on a deal to tamp down tensions (More…)

Israel sees Syrian army growing beyond pre-civil war size

MEROM GOLAN, Golan Heights (Reuters) – Israel’s defense minister said on Tuesday that Syria was building up its ground forces (More…)