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Posters showing Shireen Abu Akleh and Arabic that reads, "the icon of the Palestinian media, coverage continues, goodbye Shireen" in the West Bank city of Ramallah, on May 11, 2022.

Army's top lawyer: IDF must investigate the death of journalist ‘in depth’

'This is due to our understanding of the importance of striving to remove any doubt'

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Le député Itamar Ben Gvir, du parti Sionisme religieux, à Tel Aviv le 15 juillet 2021

Israel busts Hamas cell planning attacks, including against MK Ben Gvir

Operatives were organizing a series of terrorist attacks in Jerusalem, Shin Bet investigation reveals

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Israeli soldiers during a counter-terrorism operation in the West Bank that took place in the overnight hours from May 23 to May 24, 2022.

Israeli overnight operation nabs 5 Palestinian terrorist suspects

Illegal weapons also confiscated during West Bank counter-terrorism operation

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A US Landing Craft Air Cushion during naval exercise in Brazil, August 27, 2019

Israel's navy to receive two US-made landing craft

The vessels could be used against Hezbollah

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Palestinian protesters hurl stones towards Israeli security forces during clashes at the Al-Aqsa mosque compound in Jerusalem's Old City on April 22, 2022.

Probe finds sponge-tipped bullet didn't kill Palestinian in Al-Aqsa clashes

Experts think Walid al-Sharif collapsed due to a heart attack

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Des centaines de militants de droite brandissant le drapeau israélien lors d'une marche dans la vieille ville de Jérusalem, le 20 avril 2022

Hamas threatens Israel over planned Jerusalem Day flag march

'The Palestinian people... will not permit this Jewish, Talmudic rubbish to go idly by'

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An Israeli prison guard on duty at the Israeli Prison Authorities, Gilboa Prison, in northern Israel, February 28, 2013.

Israel: The 6 who escaped Gilboa Prison sentenced to 5 years in jail

Those convicted thus far are members of Palestinian Islamic Jihad

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Des manifestants tiennent des bougies et une photo de la journaliste d'Al Jazeera Shireen Abu Akleh, à Haïfa, en Israël, le 11 mai 2022.

US lawmakers call for FBI probe into death of Jazeera reporter

State Department reiterates call for a 'thorough, transparent' investigation

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Palestinian rioters clash with Israeli security forces in the village of Kfar Qaddum, near the West Bank city of Nablus on May 20, 2022.

West Bank: Palestinian teen shot during Israeli raid

Israel stepped up its military activity in Jenin after several deadly attacks

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A Hezbollah supporter holds pictures of slain Iranian Revolutionary Guard Gen. Qasem Soleimani in the southern suburb of Beirut, Lebanon, February 16, 2020.

IDF: Soleimani’s son-in-law smuggles weapons to Hezbollah on civilian flights

'Hezbollah exploits the state of Lebanon and its citizens for terrorism'

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The Iron Dome defense system fires interception missiles during a separate, earlier incident where rockets were fired from the Gaza Strip towards Israel, in Ashkelon, southern Israel, on May 19, 2021.

Sirens sound in northern Israel after Iron Dome incorrectly launched

This comes several days after the Israeli military downed a drone flown by Hezbollah

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Mourners clash with Israeli security forces during the funeral of slain veteran Al-Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh in Jerusalem's Old City on May 13, 2022.

Israel arrests pallbearer beaten at journalist's funeral

A police spokesperson confirmed the arrest of Amro Abu Khdair

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Israelis practice shooting handguns at a local shooting range in the northern town of Katsrin, Golan Heights, on April 3, 2022, following the recent wave of terror attacks in Israel.

Terrorism wave: 4,000 Israelis join civil defense campaign

Israelis rush to volunteer for 'Home Guard' campaign amid terrorism wave that killed 19 people

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Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett arrives to a cabinet meeting at the Prime Minister's Office in Jerusalem on May 15, 2022.

Bennett visits family of fallen police commando to offer his condolences

'You are no better than the terrorist who killed my father,' PM told by officer's son

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Des F-15 israéliens lors du "Blue Flag", un exercice d'entraînement aérien international à la base aérienne d'Ovda, dans le sud d'Israël, le 24 octobre 2021

Israel to simulate striking Iran in military drill

Thousands of soldiers and reservists are participating in the exercise

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Police officers guard ahead of the Lag B'omer festival, at the Tomb of Rabbi Shimon bar Yochai, in Meron, northern Israel on May 15, 2022.

Israel: Police on high alert ahead of Meron Lag Ba'Omer celebrations

'This is a complicated event... there are many changes that were done to the site and to the way things were'

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Hezbollah drone shot down by the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) after crossing from Lebanon into Israeli territory, May 17, 2022.

Hezbollah drone shot down after crossing into Israeli territory - IDF

Hezbollah's last drone launch was in February

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Israel's Defense Minister Benny Gantz speaking at Reichman University in Herzliya, Israel, May 17, 2022.

Iran working to complete 1,000 advanced centrifuges - Gantz

Tehran 'a few weeks away from accumulating fissile material that will be sufficient for a first bomb'

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An Israeli soldier pictured during a counter-terror operation in the West Bank on May 16, 2022.

Israeli forces arrest 18 terrorist suspects in West Bank operations

IDF, Shin Bet, Border Police units involved in Monday night's counter-terrorism operations

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Des troupes israéliennes près du checkpoint de Huwara, près de Naplouse, le 9 février 2018

IDF soldiers stop attempted stabbing attack near Nablus

Suspected Palestinian attacker shot, no Israeli soldiers wounded

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A handout picture released by the official Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA) on February 24, 2020, reportedly shows Syrian air defense intercepting an Israeli missile in the sky over the Syrian capital Damascus.

Report: Russia fired at Israeli planes in Syria for first time

Russian air defense battery responded to Israeli attack on Friday, launching several missiles

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A police officer stands guard at the Erez Crossing in the northern Gaza Strip, on April 23, 2022.

Israel: Gov't reportedly considering deporting families of terrorists to Gaza

'In our eyes, they need to be deported,' says Finance Minister Avigdor Lieberman

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Israeli security forces at the Tapuah Junction, south of the West Bank city of Nablus, on May 3, 2021.

Israel: Attempted axe attack thwarted in West Bank

The 22-year-old suspect is a resident of Al-Bireh city in the West Bank and was taken in for questioning

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Le secrétaire américain à la Défense Lloyd Austin et le ministre de la Défense Benny Gantz lors d'une cérémonie à la base militaire de Kirya, à Tel Aviv, le 11 avril 2021

Gantz traveling to US this week to meet Pentagon chief

Defense minister to meet with bereaved families and other members of the Jewish community