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Coronavirus: Israeli officials row over country’s surging COVID-19 infection rate

Politicians, health officials and religious leaders in Israel are embroiled in an extraordinary row over coronavirus as the country’s infection rate becomes the worst, per capita, in the world. Mayors representing the ultra-orthodox Jewish community, where some of the high infection rates are concentrated, have accused Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of turning them into a […]

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Israeli convicted of fatal West Bank arson attack

An Israeli court has convicted a Jewish settler of murdering three members of a Palestinian family in a 2015 arson attack in the occupied West Bank. Judges found Amiram Ben Uliel threw a firebomb into a home in the village of Duma, killing Saad and Riham Dawabsha and their 18-month-old son Ali. Ali’s brother Ahmed, […]