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Israeli parliament votes to dissolve, new election ahead

Israeli lawmakers have voted to pass the final readings of a bill to dissolve the parliament, paving the way for snap elections slated for Nov. 1.

Israeli PM says won’t run in next elections

Outgoing Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett says he will not stand in the upcoming general election, according to his spokesperson.

Report: US developing ‘normalization roadmap’ for Saudi Arabia, Israel

The White House has been working on a “road map for normalization” between Israel and Saudi Arabia ahead of US President Joe Biden’s visit to the Middle East next month, according to four US sources briefed on the issue.

Israeli Knesset votes to dissolve

Israel moved closer on Wednesday to a fifth election in less than four years after lawmakers gave an initial nod to dissolve the parliament.

Israel coalition moves to dissolve parliament

Israeli legislators will vote to dissolve the parliament, opening the way for a fifth election in three years. It comes following weeks of pressure on Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett’s fragile governing coalition.

Grossi ‘blocks Iranian law expert on Twitter in response to questions on Israel’

An Iranian international law expert says Rafael Grossi, the head of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), has blocked him on Twitter, over apparent anger at two questions raised by the expert in a thread of tweets over Israel’s nuclear policy.

Nasrallah: 2000 war ended myth of Israel’s invincibility

Hezbollah Secretary General Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah, in a ceremony, has congratulated Lebanese on the anniversary of the liberation of southern Lebanese territories in 2000 after a successful military confrontation with the Israeli regime.

Damascus: Three killed in Israel raid on Syria

Syrian government sources say at least three people were killed at Damascus International Airport on Friday in a missile attack from Israel.

5 killed In Israeli raid on Syria

Israel carried out fresh airstrikes on Syria’s northwestern province of Hama late on Friday, killing at least five people, including a civilian, according to Syrian media.

Hamas hails Iraqi parliament for criminalizing normalization with Israel

Palestinian resistance movement Hamas has thanked Iraq after its parliament criminalized any effort to normalize ties with the Israeli regime.

Iraqi MPs draft bill to criminalize normalization with Zionist regime

Iraqi lawmakers have approved a draft bill banning any normalization of ties with the Zionist regime.

Israeli troops kill Al Jazeera journalist in West Bank

Israeli forces have shot dead Al Jazeera’s journalist Shireen Abu Akleh in the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Health Ministry confirmed.

Spanish officials’ phones targeted with Israeli spyware

Mobile phones belonging to Spain's prime minister and defence minister were infected witj Israel's Pegasus spyware last year, a government spokesperson confirmed on Monday.

Israel to summon Russian envoy over Lavrov’s remarks

Israel has denounced Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Monday for suggesting that the Nazi leader Adolf Hitler had Jewish origins. Israeli Foreign Ministr Yair Lapid said the Russian ambassador would be summoned for "a tough talk" over the assertion.

Hezbollah chief: Resistance will ‘directly’ respond to any foolish act by Israel

Lebanon’s Hezbollah leader has warned Israel against any “mistake or foolish act”, saying Hezbollah will “firmly and directly” respond to any such mistakes by the occupying regime.

Four Syrian soldiers killed in Israeli raid on Damascus countryside

At least four Syrian army troops have been killed and three others injured after Israeli missiles hit the outskirts of the capital, Damascus.

Israeli PM family receives death threat letter with bullet

Israeli police announced Tuesday they have launched an investigation into a death threat made against the prime minister. The family of Naftali Bennett was sent a death threat letter containing a live bullet.

Israel artillery targets south Lebanon

The Israeli Army has reportedly targeted an area in southern Lebanon with heavy artillery fire in what is calls retaliation for rocket firing from Lebanon.

Russia hindering Vienna talks in cahoots with Israel: Ex-MP

An ex-Iranian lawmaker says the demands abruptly put on the negotiating table by Russia in Vienna are a “serious obstacle” to the conclusion of an agreement aimed at reviving the 2015 nuclear deal, adding that Moscow made such a move in coordination with Israel.

IRGC claims Erbil attacks against ‘Zionists’ strategic centers’

Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps has claimed missile strikes on sites in Iraq’s Kurdistan Region saying the attacks hit “Zionists’ strategic centers” for their plots and villainy by powerful precision-strike missiles.

Iran says dealt heavy blow to Israeli network in West Azarbaijan

An Iranian official says local intelligence forces dealt a heavy blow to the largest Israeli espionage network in the northern western province of West Azarbaijan over the past month.

Iran says it reserves right to respond to Israeli strike that killed advisers

Iran says it reserves the right to respond to Israel’s recent missile attack which left two Iranian military advisers dead in the Syrian capital Damascus.

Israeli president lands in Turkey amid widespread protests

Israel's president arrived in Ankara Wednesday on a trip aimed at repairing fractured ties with Turkey. Demonstrators had burnt the Israeli flag in the Turkish city of Istanbul ahead of the visit.

Two civilians killed in Israel attack near Damascus

Israel has launched a missile attack on an area near the Syrian capital Damascus, killing at least two civilians and causing damage.

Hezbollah says its drone returns to Lebanon after mission over occupied Palestine

Lebanon’s resistance movement says it sent a drone over occupied Palestine adding the aerial vehicle returned safely to Lebanon.

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