Eight killed in explosions near Egypt-Israel border

Eight killed in explosions near Egypt-Israel border

AL-ARISH, Egypt, July 14 (UPI) --At least eight people were killed Monday in explosions near a security compound in al-Arish on Egypt's Sinai Peninsula, near Israel and Gaza.
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Syria war boost jihadist threat in Lebanon

BEIRUT, Lebanon, Jan. 13 (UPI) -- Syria's increasingly sectarian civil war has given impetus to the rapid growth of Sunni Muslim jihadists in Lebanon, a powder keg of sectarian passions, emboldening them to extend their reach by attacking the Iranian-backed Shiite Hezbollah with deadly force on its home ground for the first time.

Syria: Israel blasts Hezbollah's missile chain

BEIRUT, Lebanon, May 6 (UPI) -- Israeli airstrikes against Syria appear to be concentrating on hitting the flow of Iranian and Syrian arms to Hezbollah in Lebanon, rather than Assad's regime.

Israel strikes back after cyberattack

TEL AVIV, Israel, April 9 (UPI) -- Israel battled a widely touted cyberassault during the weekend, supposedly organized by the pro-Palestinian hacktivist group Anonymous, and unleashed retaliatory attacks against dozens of sites in Iran, Turkey, Pakistan, Indonesia and North Africa.

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Netanyahu apologizes for 2010 deaths

Netanyahu apologizes for 2010 deaths

JERUSALEM, March 22 (UPI) -- Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu apologized Friday to Turkey for the 2010 deaths of nine Turkish nationals on a Gaza relief flotilla.
Israel: Iron Dome shootdown rate disputed

Israel: Iron Dome shootdown rate disputed

TEL AVIV, Israel, March 22 (UPI) -- Israel showcased its Iron Dome anti-missile system for U.S. President Barack Obama but the system's shoot-down rate has been challenged by scientists.

Hamas calls on suspected collaborators

GAZA, March 13 (UPI) -- The Hamas-run Interior Ministry in Gaza called on Palestinians suspected of collaborating with Israel to surrender by April 1, officials said.

Where is UNRWA when it comes to the Syrian Refugees?

PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 4 (UPI) -- What does it mean when Bashar Assad's regime bombs the Yarmouk -- Syria's largest Palestinian refugee neighborhood? Driving dozens of formerly pro-government Palestinian fighters to defect and join the rebels. All of this begs a closer look at the Palestinians in Syria.
ASAF ROMIROWSKY and ANAT BERKO, UPI Outside View Commentator

U.S. to sell $647M in munitions to Israel

JERUSALEM, Dec. 11 (UPI) -- The U.S. Department of Defense will sell $647 million worth of munitions to Israel to replenish supplies after attacks on Gaza, officials said Tuesday.

Israeli military: Gaza abuse claims false

JERUSALEM, March 30 (UPI) -- The Israeli military Monday rejected allegations that soldiers committed atrocities against Palestinians in Gaza during fighting in December and January.

Thousands protest at Israel-Sweden match

MALMO, Sweden, March 7 (UPI) -- Thousands of people demonstrated Saturday during Israel-Sweden Davis Cup play in Malmo, Sweden, to protest the invasion of Gaza.

State of emergency declared in Israel

JERUSALEM, May 20 (UPI) -- Israel's defense minister declared a state of emergency Sunday in Sderot, which has been under near constant rocket attack from Gaza.

Quartet Committee inspects Erez crossing

GAZA, Aug. 3 (UPI) -- The president of an international Quartet Committee overseeing Israel's withdrawal from Gaza inspected Erez crossing between the Strip and Israel Wednesday.
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