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Past articles by Dov:

Gunfire From Israeli Military Positions Likely Killed Al Jazeera Reporter, U.S. Finds

Gunfire from Israeli military positions was likely responsible for the death in May of Shireen Abu Akleh, the U.S. State Department said, though American officials said they found no evidence the killing was deliberate. → Read More

Israel Shoots Down Hezbollah Drones Headed for Mediterranean Gas Rig

Israel’s military said the drones were headed for one of its gas rigs in a disputed drilling area of the Mediterranean sea, but Hezbollah says the drones were unarmed and launched for a reconnaissance mission. → Read More

Israel Sets New Election, Spotlighting Role of Arab Minority in Government

As the country heads to its fifth election in less than four years, the role of Arab parties has emerged as a lightning rod, possibly driving a further rightward shift in the electorate and giving a boost to the fortunes of former premier Benjamin Netanyahu. → Read More

Benjamin Netanyahu Gets Another Shot to Lead Israel, Possibly His Last

The former prime minister is seen as a strengthened candidate in likely elections given the government’s imminent collapse. → Read More

Israel Headed for New Elections as Coalition Moves to Dissolve Parliament

Foreign Minister Yair Lapid is expected to be the transitional prime minister as Israelis head back to the polls. → Read More

Israel Signs Free-Trade Agreement With UAE in First of Its Kind Deal with Arab State

Officials from both countries said the deal would boost business ties less than two years after they established formal diplomatic relations in a U.S.-brokered deal. → Read More

Israel Deliberately Killed Al Jazeera Journalist, Palestinian Probe Concludes

Shireen Abu Akleh was killed as she covered an Israeli raid in the West Bank this month, and Israel’s defense minister immediately denied the conclusion announced Thursday by the Palestinian Authority. → Read More

Iranian Officer Killed in Tehran Was Involved in Plot to Kill Israeli Diplomat, U.S. General, People Familiar With Matter Say

An Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps officer shot and killed outside his Tehran home Sunday led the group’s efforts to assassinate opponents of Iran around the world, people familiar with the matter said. → Read More

Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett Avoids Government Collapse

Arab lawmaker with left-wing party agrees to return to ruling coalition, allowing Israel to at least temporarily avoid fifth election in about three years. → Read More

Israeli Government Teeters on Brink, After Another Lawmaker Quits

Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett’s government is facing a new threat to its existence after a second lawmaker quit the ruling coalition, leaving it with a minority in parliament less than a year since coming to power. → Read More

Palestinians Reject Israeli Request to Examine Bullet That Killed Al Jazeera Journalist

The killing of 51-year-old Palestinian-American Shireen Abu Akleh has prompted calls from the U.S., the European Union and the United Nations for an immediate investigation. → Read More

Al Jazeera Reporter Killed During Israeli Military Raid in West Bank City

Palestinian officials blamed Israeli forces for Shireen Abu Akleh’s killing while an Israeli military spokesman said she was likely killed by sporadic gunfire from Palestinian militants. → Read More

Hamas Media Campaign Urges Attacks on Jews by Palestinians in Israel and West Bank

The Palestinian militant group has stepped up a campaign urging Palestinians in the West Bank and Israel to attack Jews in the wake of clashes between Israeli security forces and Muslims around the Al Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem’s Old City. → Read More

Israel Strikes Lebanon in Response to Rocket Attack

Israel fired artillery shells into southern Lebanon after militants there launched a rocket into northern Israel, the Israeli military said, opening a new front in current Israeli-Palestinian tensions. → Read More

Israel Closes Gaza Border in Effort to Pressure Hamas to Halt Rocket Attacks

Israel closed its civilian border crossing with the Gaza Strip, preventing thousands of Gazans from getting to work, in Israel in an effort to pressure Gaza’s ruler Hamas to halt rocket attacks against southern Israel. → Read More

Israeli-Palestinian Clashes Intensify as More Jews Visit Jerusalem’s Contested Holy Site

Violent clashes around the Al Aqsa mosque are becoming a more frequent occurrence as Muslims, and some Israelis, see a change in the set of unwritten rules around access to Jerusalem’s holy ground. → Read More

Gaza Militants Fire Rocket at Israel Amid Jerusalem Tensions

Attack comes hours after Israeli police blocked Jewish marchers from Jerusalem flashpoints. → Read More

Israel Airstrikes Hit Gaza After Rocket Fire

Israel’s military said it targeted a Hamas weapons-manufacturing site in response to a rocket fired from the Palestinian territory, raising fears of a wider conflict amid heightened tensions after days of clashes at a sensitive holy site in Jerusalem. → Read More

Israel’s Government Faces Collapse as Arab Party Threatens to Quit Over Jerusalem Clashes

The Islamist Ra’am party has suspended its membership in a fragile majority coalition over the government’s handling of recent clashes at the Al Aqsa mosque compound in Jerusalem. → Read More

Israeli Police, Palestinians, Clash in Jerusalem Amid Rising Tensions

Scuffles around Jerusalem’s most sensitive holy site, the Al Aqsa Mosque, led to nine Palestinians arrested and 17 people injured, according to local officials. → Read More