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L'ambassadeur d'Israël auprès de l'ONU Gilad Erdan à Modiin, le 2 février 2022

Israel welcomes 13 ambassadors to the UN to 'change voting habits'

The ambassadors will visit historical sites of religious and cultural significance during a seven-day stay

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Turkey's Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu, (L), is greeted by Israel's Master of Ceremonies Gilad Adin at Ben Gurion Airport on May 24, 2022.

Turkish foreign minister arrives to Israel for 2-day visit

First visit to Jewish state by a senior Turkish official in more than a decade

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Les forces de sécurité israéliennes sur le mont du Temple dans la vieille ville de Jérusalem, le 31 mars 2022

Groups pan Israeli court's Temple Mount decision

'The decision allows extremists to hold ceremonies at the Al-Aqsa compound'

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

Gantz: US holding firm against Iran's demands

'They are quite decisive, especially on this issue of the Revolutionary Guards,' says Gantz about the US

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Le président Joe Biden quitte Air Force One à son arrivée à la base aérienne d'Osan, le 20 mai 2022, à Pyeongtaek, en Corée du Sud

US President Biden plans to visit Israel in June, despite political unrest

Preparations for the trip are already underway, including security coordination between the two countries

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The official match ball for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 against the Doha skyline, April 1, 2022.

Report: Israel initiating direct flights to Qatar for World Cup

Israel and Qatar have no official diplomatic relations, meaning there are no direct flights between the two

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US Ambassador to Israel Thomas Richard Nides is seen at the Prime Minister's office in Jerusalem, March 27, 2022.

US ambassador to Israel moving into new Jerusalem residence

US embassy finds a home for Thomas Nides about six months after arriving to Israel

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Israel's Defense Minister Benny Gantz meeting with US National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan in the White House, United States, May 18, 2022.

Israel: DM Gantz begins his official visit to the US

Gantz met with United States National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan

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Le ministre israélien de la Défense Benny Gantz lors d'une conférence à l'Université Reichman à Herzliya, le 17 mai 2022

Gantz travels to Washington for security talks on Iran and Ukraine

Israeli defense minister calls for regional coordination against Iran

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Rencontre entre le Premier ministre israélien Naftali Bennett et le président français Emmanuel Macron lors de la conférence de la COP26 à Glasgow, le 1 novembre 2021

Israel's Bennett speaks with France's Emmanuel Macron

The two leaders discussed the close ties between Israel and France

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Le ministre des Finances Avigdor Lieberman prend la parole lors d'une réunion de la faction Israël Beiteinou à la Knesset, le 31 janvier 2022.

Israel: Liberman calls on government to boycott PA leader Abbas

'He is a terrorist like all other terrorists'

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Israel's President Isaac Herzog meets with Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan in Abu Dhabi, the United Arab Emirates, on January 30, 2022.

Israel's Herzog to attend funeral of UAE president

Israel and UAE enjoyed close ties since signing historic normalization treaty

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Israeli police confront mourners at the funeral of slain Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Aqleh in Jerusalem, on May 13, 2022.

US lawmakers blast Israel for police actions at Abu Aqleh's funeral

'Every family deserves to lay their loved ones to rest in a dignified and unimpeded manner'

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White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki speaks during a news briefing at the James Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House on February 16, 2021, in Washington, DC.

US conveys 'anger, frustration' to Israel over violence at journalist's funeral

'We regret the intrusion of what should have been a peaceful procession'

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A reporter wearing a flak jacket with the hashtag in Arabic, "#Shireen Abu Akleh" takes a picture inside a house that was burnt during an Israeli military raid in the West Bank city of Jenin, on May 13, 2022.

Interim Israel army probe says unclear who shot Al Jazeera journalist

'The investigation shows two possibilities for the source of the shot that killed her,' the report says

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An Iraqi protester lifts an anti-Israel placard during a rally to mark Al-Quds (Jerusalem) day on Baghdad's Aba Nawas Street on April 29, 2022.

Iraqis could face death penalty for promoting Israeli normalization

Bill banning normalization of relations with Israel gets first reading in Iraqi parliament

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FILE In this file photo taken on Monday, May 9, 2016, Russian the S-300 air defense missile systems drive during the Victory Day military parade marking 71 years after the victory in WWII in Red Square in Moscow, Russia. Moscow will supply the Syrian gove

Opinion: Will Russia punish Israel for its loyalty to America?

Impact of war in Ukraine continues reverberating around the Middle East

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Kosovos’ Foreign Minister Donika Gervalla-Schwarz in an interview with i24NEWS.

Kosovo FM on moving embassy to Jerusalem: ‘We keep our promises’

'It was a promise and a commitment of the former government'

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Jordanian Minister of Foreign Affairs Ayman Safadi addresses a joint press conference with his German counterpart (unseen) following their meeting in Jordan's capital Amman, on January 13, 2020.

Jordanian FM: Israel has 'no sovereignty' over Jerusalem holy sites

'This is occupied Palestinian land... Israel is interfering with the duties of Waqf members'

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Supporters of Lebanon's Iran-backed Shiite group Hezbollah lift portraits of the group's leader Hassan Nasrallah as they rally to attend his speech, broadcast on a giant screen, in the southern city of Nabatiyeh, on May 9, 2022.

Nasrallah slams Israeli-born US envoy to maritime border dispute

Hezbollah leader calls Amos Hochstein 'dishonest and compromised and supportive towards Israel'

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Russian Ambassador to Israel Anatoly Viktorov gives a statement to the media at the Russian Consulate in Tel Aviv, Israel, on March 3, 2022.

Russian envoy exits Israeli parliament meeting over war criticism

A Knesset member called the war in Ukraine a 'slap in the face for our grandparents who fought the Nazis'

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Tourists look at a foggy view of the Old City of Jerusalem, on April 24, 2022.

No change in 'situation on the Temple Mount,' says Israel's PMO

The Israeli Prime Minister's Office says no decision will be made out of foreign pressure

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US President Joe Biden delivers remarks on Russia and Ukraine from the Roosevelt Room of the White House April 21, 2022 in Washington, DC.

US President Biden reportedly weighing visit to east Jerusalem

Biden will also reportedly not be accompanied by any Israeli officials during the possible excursion

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Israeli Foreign Minister Yair Lapid meets virtually with his counterparts from the US, Greece and Cyprus in the '3+1' forum, May 9, 2022.

Lapid in virtual meeting with US, Greek, Cypriot counterparts

Foreign ministers discuss cooperation in eastern Mediterranean region