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Islamist Fighters Seize Southern Border Crossing in Syria

Voice of America reports on developments in the war in Syria: The hardline Ahrar al-Sham group in Syria and other insurgents seized a crossing in the southwest frontier area near Israel on Thursday from a small group of rival Islamist … Continue reading

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Don’t rule out a full-scale conflict in this tug of war

Hussein Ibish, a writer at The National, comments on the recent outbreak of violence between Israel and Hizbollah and the potential for this to develop into a larger conflict: The latest flare-up of violence between Israel and Hizbollah along both the … Continue reading

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IDF aircraft strike Gaza following earlier rocket fire

The Jerusalem Post reports on an airstrike carried out in Gaza in response to rockets being fired from that area: The IDF struck a site belonging to Hamas in southern Gaza near Khan Yunis early Saturday morning, following an earlier … Continue reading

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Israeli-Gaza conflict: Egypt says ceasefire extended 5 days

In a recent development of the ongoing conflict in Gaza, Israel and Hamas have announced that they will be extending their ceasefire: Israel and Hamas agreed to extend a temporary ceasefire for five days, Egyptian and Palestinian officials said Wednesday, … Continue reading

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