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Man has phone in his stomach for six months
A mobile phone
Tall Tales

Man has phone in his stomach for six months

And other stories from the stranger side of life
19 Oct 2021
Award-winning female author is three men
A hand typing on a keyboard
Tall Tales

Award-winning female author is three men

And other stories from the stranger side of life
18 Oct 2021
The row over Sally Rooney’s Israeli translation boycott
Sally Rooney pictured during a panel event in 2020
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The row over Sally Rooney’s Israeli translation boycott

The author is refusing to sell rights to Israel-based publisher to print her latest novel in Hebrew
13 Oct 2021
Woman bombarded with calls after number appears in Squid Game
Squid Game
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Woman bombarded with calls after number appears in Squid Game

And other stories from the stranger side of life
7 Oct 2021
The Palestinian prisoners who escaped high security jail through the toilet
Israeli prison officers conduct a search after the break-out
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The Palestinian prisoners who escaped high security jail through the toilet

Getaway hailed by Palestinian factions but described as ��a grave incident’ by Israeli PM Naftali Bennett
7 Sep 2021
Exploring Israel’s fourth Covid wave
A health worker takes a swab sample for Covid-19 rapid antigen testing in Tel Aviv on 24 August 2021
In Brief

Exploring Israel’s fourth Covid wave

Two months ago, face masks were consigned to bins. Now the country is in a ‘unique moment of epidemiological doubt’
26 Aug 2021
Iran risking ‘disastrous’ miscalculation in the Gulf, warns UK military chief
General Sir Nick Carter
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Iran risking ‘disastrous’ miscalculation in the Gulf, warns UK military chief

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4 Aug 2021

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Pfizer vaccine efficacy ‘decreases against Delta variant’
Israeli medical worker
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Pfizer vaccine efficacy ‘decreases against Delta variant’

Data from Israel suggests jab is less effective at preventing infection with rapidly spreading strain of Covid
6 Jul 2021
Could Israeli air strikes on Gaza trigger another round of violence?
Israelis ultranationalists march through the Old City.
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Could Israeli air strikes on Gaza trigger another round of violence?

Surge of violence poses early test for Israel’s fragile new coalition government
16 Jun 2021
Naftali Bennett: who is Israel’s new prime minister?
Natfali Bennett chairs a meeting of the new Israeli coalition government
Profile

Naftali Bennett: who is Israel’s new prime minister?

Benjamin Netanyahu’s former protege has succeeded the long-term leader as head of coalition government
14 Jun 2021
Republican suggests altering moon’s orbit to tackle climate crisis
The moon
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Republican suggests altering moon’s orbit to tackle climate crisis

And other stories from the stranger side of life
11 Jun 2021
‘Can Israel’s strange coalition survive?’
Yair Lapid and Naftali Bennett pictured together in 2013
Instant Opinion

‘Can Israel’s strange coalition survive?’

Your digest of the best columns, analysis and commentary from the British and international press
4 Jun 2021
Who are the Israeli parties seeking to oust Netanyahu?
Yair Lapid and Naftali Bennett pictured together in 2013
Fact file

Who are the Israeli parties seeking to oust Netanyahu?

The government coalition will combine far-right leader, a two-state solution advocate and Arab Islamists
3 Jun 2021
Why BLM has thrown its weight behind Palestinian solidarity
Pro-Palestine protestors at a demonstration in central London
In Depth

Why BLM has thrown its weight behind Palestinian solidarity

Outbreak of violence in Gaza prompts vocal support from racial inequality movement
2 Jun 2021
Netanyahu battling to ‘split coalition’ in fight for political survival
Benjamin Netanyahu at an election rally in January 2021
Behind the scenes

Netanyahu battling to ‘split coalition’ in fight for political survival

Eight opposition parties trying to seal deal that would oust Israel’s longest-serving leader
1 Jun 2021
‘Shooting of Sasha Johnson reminds us of gun crime’s human cost’
Sasha Johnson
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‘Shooting of Sasha Johnson reminds us of gun crime’s human cost’

Your digest of the best columns, analysis and commentary from the British and international press
26 May 2021
What is the fallout of fighting between Israel and Hamas?
Palestinians in Gaza City celebrate the ceasefire
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What is the fallout of fighting between Israel and Hamas?

Ceasefire agreed amid international pressure after violence claims more than 200 lives
21 May 2021
‘British interest in Israel-Palestine is representative of something bigger’
A pro-Palestinian demonstrator outside Downing Street
Instant Opinion

‘British interest in Israel-Palestine is representative of something bigger’

Your digest of the best columns, analysis and commentary from the British and international press
20 May 2021
Will the Gaza crisis help Benjamin Netanyahu hold on to power?
Benjamin Netanyahu
In Depth

Will the Gaza crisis help Benjamin Netanyahu hold on to power?

The Israeli PM’s political problems have been overshadowed by escalating conflict with Hamas
19 May 2021
Joe Biden ‘risks isolation’ as Democrats call for stronger rebuke of Israel
Joe Biden
In Depth

Joe Biden ‘risks isolation’ as Democrats call for stronger rebuke of Israel

Progressives demand that US president takes stronger stance against Israeli human rights abuses
18 May 2021
Humanitarian crisis in Gaza worsens as Hamas gambles on ‘raw rocket power’
Palestinians search for bodies in the rubble of a bombed building
In Depth

Humanitarian crisis in Gaza worsens as Hamas gambles on ‘raw rocket power’

Human waste spills on to blacked-out streets after sewage pipes and electricity lines are destroyed
17 May 2021
Four arrested in ‘anti-Semitic abuse’ probe as Gaza tensions spread to London
Anti-semitic slurs in London
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Four arrested in ‘anti-Semitic abuse’ probe as Gaza tensions spread to London

Social media video appears to show racial slurs being shouted from convoy of cars in north of English capital
17 May 2021
Quiz of The Week: 8 - 14 May
Israel’s ‘Iron Dome’ defence system is launched in response to rockets fired from Gaza
Quizzes and puzzles

Quiz of The Week: 8 - 14 May

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14 May 2021
What would a ‘full-scale war’ between Israel and Palestine look like?
Smoke rises over Gaza following an Israeli airstrike
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What would a ‘full-scale war’ between Israel and Palestine look like?

Israeli military planning for first ground conflict in Gaza since 2014
14 May 2021
‘Roof knocking’: how Israel warns of airstrikes
A huge explosion in Gaza following an early morning Israeli airstrike
Fact file

‘Roof knocking’: how Israel warns of airstrikes

Controversial early-warning system deployed during strikes on Gaza
12 May 2021
Will fighting between Israel and Palestine trigger a third intifada?
A Palestinian boy watches as Israeli airstrikes hit the southern Gaza region of Khan Yunis
Today’s big question

Will fighting between Israel and Palestine trigger a third intifada?

State of emergency declared as conflict between Israeli military and Arab militants intensifies
12 May 2021
Iron Dome: How Israel’s missile shield works
A missile is launched by an &#039;Iron Dome&#039; battery in the Gaza strip
Fact file

Iron Dome: How Israel’s missile shield works

Hamas launches first rockets in seven years towards Jerusalem
11 May 2021
What next as violence between Israel and Palestine spirals?
Palestinians flee a stun grenade thrown Israeli security forces near the Al-Aqsa mosque
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What next as violence between Israel and Palestine spirals?

Gaza bombarded by military jets following Hamas rocket attacks on Jerusalem
11 May 2021
Why has East Jerusalem erupted into violence?
Palestinians flee from Israeli security forces near the Al-Aqsa mosque
In Depth

Why has East Jerusalem erupted into violence?

Tensions rise amid anger at threatened expulsion of Palestinian families
10 May 2021
What next for Netanyahu amid Israel’s political stalemate?
Benjamin Netanyahu
In Depth

What next for Netanyahu amid Israel’s political stalemate?

Prime minister battling to retain power as deadline to form coalition passes
6 May 2021
Iranian-Israeli tensions mount after strike on Natanz nuclear site
Natanz nuclear enrichment facility
In Depth

Iranian-Israeli tensions mount after strike on Natanz nuclear site

Tehran vows revenge as attack sets back nuclear programme ‘by at least nine months’
14 Apr 2021
Does a small Islamist party hold the power to unlock Israel election?
Anti-Netanyahu protests before Israelis went to the polls
Unreported world

Does a small Islamist party hold the power to unlock Israel election?

Two-state solution party could determine Benjamin Netanyahu’s fate
26 Mar 2021
Will vaccine rollout success save Netanyahu in Israel election?
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu
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Will vaccine rollout success save Netanyahu in Israel election?

Israelis casting votes for fourth time in two years
23 Mar 2021
How vaccine diplomacy is winning Israel new allies
Benjamin Netanyahu receives a coronavirus vaccine at the Sheba Medical Center, the country&#039;s largest hospital.
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How vaccine diplomacy is winning Israel new allies

Surplus jabs being handed over to up to 19 countries in effort to build international ties
25 Feb 2021
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