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Heavy artillery fire on Gaza escalates violence as clashes between Arabs and Jews rock Israeli cities
Gaza came under heavy artillery fire early Friday morning, amid reports -- later conclusively denied -- that the Israeli army had launched a possible ground invasion of the Strip.
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Mon, 17 May 2021 17:10:44 +0200
Tracking Covid-19 cases in the US

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Mon, 17 May 2021 17:10:44 +0200
Tracking Covid-19 vaccines in the US

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Sun, 16 May 2021 02:42:03 GMT
Countries welcoming US tourists back
Once one of the world's most powerful travel documents, the might of the United States passport has been diminished during the pandemic. With US Covid-19 cases now past the 32.4 million mark, some nations continue to view vacationers warily even as more Americans get vaccinated.
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Mon, 17 May 2021 17:10:44 +0200
Pre-market movers

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Mon, 17 May 2021 17:10:44 +0200
Israeli warplanes pound Hamas tunnels as conflict enters second week
Israeli warplanes launched a fresh round of massive airstrikes in Gaza on Monday as the most serious conflict in years entered a second week and international calls for a ceasefire mounted.
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Mon, 17 May 2021 17:10:44 +0200
Israel-Palestinian conflict marks its deadliest day as scenes of horror unfold in Gaza
Israel bombed the house of Hamas' Gaza leader and obliterated a family's home in Gaza as Hamas launched more than 100 rockets towards Israel on Sunday.
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Mon, 17 May 2021 17:10:44 +0200
Israeli emergency services responding to a synagogue bleacher collapse described as a 'mass casualty event'
Israeli emergency services are responding to what they have described as a "mass casualty event" after bleachers collapsed at an Orthodox synagogue in the West Bank settlement of Giv'at Ze'ev northwest of Jerusalem.
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Mon, 17 May 2021 17:10:44 +0200
Tensions between Israelis and Palestinians escalated recently as Palestinian militants in Gaza fired hundreds of rockets into Israel, which in turn ramped up airstrikes across Gaza.
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Mon, 17 May 2021 17:10:44 +0200
The latest violence between Israel and Palestinians will end when both sides can declare victory. But it will be no more than a truce
The current explosion of violence between Palestinians and the state of Israel is yet to inflict as many casualties as the devastating 2014 Gaza conflict, but in many ways is a bleaker and more foreboding episode. Confrontation is not confined to aerial bombardment and rocket fire over Gaza and southern Israel but has spread to the streets of Israeli towns, to neighborhoods of Jerusalem and across the West Bank.
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Mon, 17 May 2021 17:10:44 +0200
Tensions between Israel and Palestinians are sky-high. Here's what you need to know
Conflict between Israelis and Palestinians boiled over this week, escalating rapidly into one of the worst rounds of violence between the two sides in the last several years.
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Mon, 17 May 2021 17:10:44 +0200
Israeli strikes hit home in Gaza refugee camp, media offices as conflict intensifies
Israel bombed a house in Gaza where a family had gathered to celebrate the end of Ramadan and an office housing international media as a new flurry of Hamas missiles rained down on Tel Aviv Saturday, increasing fears that a de-escalation of the conflict could soon be out of reach.
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Mon, 17 May 2021 17:10:44 +0200
A card exempted a gay man from serving in Iran's military. It may have cost him his life
Alireza Fazeli-Monfared's future was brutally cut short last week when members of his family allegedly murdered him due to his sexual orientation, according to his partner and a LGBTQ rights group.
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Mon, 17 May 2021 17:10:44 +0200
At least 10 Palestinians killed by Israeli soldiers in violent confrontations in West Bank, as Gaza rocket fire enters fifth day
At least 10 Palestinians were killed Friday by Israeli forces during violent clashes in towns and cities across the West Bank, the Gaza-based Palestinian Health Ministry said in a statement, as sirens continued to blare all day across southern Israel, indicating another day of ceaseless rocket fire from Gaza.
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Mon, 17 May 2021 17:10:44 +0200
Israel launches more strikes on Gaza as fears of a ground invasion grow
The Israeli military directed heavy artillery fire and dozens of airstrikes into Gaza overnight into Friday, as fears grew that a ground invasion of the territory could be launched to quell rocket fire from Palestinian militants.
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Mon, 17 May 2021 17:10:44 +0200
Terrified families huddle together in Gaza as Eid festivities turn into nights of death and destruction
The family of 30-year-old journalist Reema Saad gathered to sleep in a single room on Wednesday night, as many Palestinian families said they had done to give each other comfort and solace on nights of heavy Israeli bombardment in Gaza.
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Mon, 17 May 2021 17:10:44 +0200
Heavy artillery fire on Gaza escalates violence as clashes between Arabs and Jews rock Israeli cities
Gaza came under heavy artillery fire early Friday morning, amid reports -- later conclusively denied -- that the Israeli army had launched a possible ground invasion of the Strip.
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Mon, 17 May 2021 17:10:44 +0200
Netanyahu warns against 'lynchings' as clashes between Arabs and Jews rock Israeli cities
As the Israeli military and Palestinian militants in Gaza exchange deadly airstrikes and rocket bombardments, rioting and violent clashes have also swept through several Israeli cities between Arab and Jewish citizens.
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Mon, 17 May 2021 17:10:44 +0200
67 killed in Gaza, 7 killed in Israel as UN warns conflict could turn into 'full-scale war'
The worst violence in years between Israelis and Palestinians showed no signs of letting up Wednesday, as continued Israeli airstrikes and Hamas rocket fire prompted the United Nations to warn the conflict could mushroom into "full-scale war."
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Mon, 17 May 2021 17:10:44 +0200
Hell has been unleashed in Gaza
Since Monday evening, Israel's aerial operation has left more than 60 Gazans dead, militants among them, but more civilians, according to figures from the Gaza-based Palestinian health ministry. More than a dozen of were children. Additionally, more than 365 others have been injured in the fighting, the ministry said. The Israeli military said at least 15 of the deaths were Hamas militants.
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Mon, 17 May 2021 17:10:44 +0200
Israel holds all the cards in Jerusalem, yet the city has never been more divided
"Marhaba" -- hello in Arabic -- began the brief text the middle-aged Jerusalem housewife found on her cell phone Monday evening. "You have been identified participating in violent acts at Al Aqsa mosque. You will be held accountable. Israeli Intelligence."
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Mon, 17 May 2021 17:10:44 +0200
At least 35 killed in Gaza as Israel ramps up airstrikes in response to rocket attacks
Tensions between Israel and Palestinians escalated further on Tuesday as Palestinian militants in Gaza fired hundreds of rockets into Israel, which in turn ramped up airstrikes on the coastal enclave, as unrest spread to cities and towns beyond Jerusalem.
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Mon, 17 May 2021 17:10:44 +0200
Israel launches airstrikes after rockets fired from Gaza in day of escalation
Israel and Palestinian militants in Gaza have been exchanging fire through the night after clashes in Jerusalem Monday left hundreds injured and tensions sky high, prompting an uptick in the violence, official sources and pictures showed.
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Mon, 17 May 2021 17:10:44 +0200
'We eat and drink from garbage': Lebanon's disappearing Ramadan dinner
For hundreds of thousands of Muslim households in Lebanon, the country's financial crisis means the Ramadan Iftar is a stripped down affair, with families who have come together to eat leaving hungry.
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Mon, 17 May 2021 17:10:44 +0200
The weapons seizure so big it covered the rear deck of a 567-foot US warship
A joint US Navy and Coast Guard team seized thousands of illicit weapons last week after stopping a small ship in the North Arabian Sea, the Navy said in a statement.
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Mon, 17 May 2021 17:10:44 +0200
Israeli Supreme Court delays hearing on Palestinian evictions from East Jerusalem neighborhood
Israel's Supreme Court on Sunday postponed a hearing on the possible eviction of several Palestinian families from their homes in Jerusalem and will set a new date within 30 days.
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Mon, 17 May 2021 17:10:44 +0200
At least 100 injured in 2nd night of clashes between Israeli police and Palestinians in Jerusalem, Palestinian Red Crescent says
At least 100 people were injured as Palestinians and Israeli police clashed in Jerusalem for a second night Saturday, according to the Palestinian Red Crescent.
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Mon, 17 May 2021 17:10:44 +0200
Yair Lapid gets mandate to try to form next Israeli government
Centrist lawmaker Yair Lapid has been tasked with trying to form a new government in Israel, after longtime Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was forced to admit failure in his efforts to reach agreement with potential coalition allies on Tuesday night.
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Mon, 17 May 2021 17:10:44 +0200
Benjamin Netanyahu Fast Facts
Read CNN's Fast Facts about Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
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Mon, 17 May 2021 17:10:44 +0200
Senior Swiss diplomat in Iran found dead after fall from high-rise building
The first secretary at the Swiss embassy in Tehran was found dead on Tuesday after falling from a high-rise building where she lived in the north of the city, a spokesman for emergency services was quoted as saying by Iranian news agencies.
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