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Israeli military confirms it hit Syrian nuclear site in 2007
TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) -- The Israeli military confirmed Wednesday it carried out the 2007 airstrike in Syria that destroyed what was believed to be a nuclear reactor, lifting the veil of secrecy over one of its most daring and mysterious operations in recent memory....

UN gives strong backing to Lebanon's political independence
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The U.N. Security Council reaffirmed its strong support Tuesday for Lebanon's political independence following a report by Secretary-General Antonio Guterres who said "crises in the region continue to pose a risk to the stability" of the country....

Enigmatic Dead Sea Scroll makes rare show in Jerusalem
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JERUSALEM (AP) -- A fragment of an enigmatic Dead Sea Scroll has gone on public display at Jerusalem's Israel Museum for the first time since its discovery 70 years ago....

Father: Jailed Palestinian teen protester in good spirits
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RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) -- The father of Palestinian teenage protest leader Ahed Tamimi on Tuesday said he has visited his daughter and wife in an Israeli prison for the first time since they were both arrested in December....

Donors raise $560 million for Gaza water treatment plant
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BRUSSELS (AP) -- The European Union says international donors have raised 456 million euros ($560 million) to build a desalination plant in the Gaza Strip to provide around 2 million people with safe drinking water....

Palestinian leader calls US ambassador a 'son of a dog'
RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) -- The Palestinian president on Monday called the U.S. ambassador to Israel a "son of a dog" in an angry rant against the Trump administration, signaling new trouble ahead for an expected U.S. peace proposal....

Israel arrests French Consulate driver for gun smuggling
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JERUSALEM (AP) -- A French employee of France's Consulate in Jerusalem is under arrest for allegedly smuggling dozens of weapons from the Gaza Strip to the West Bank, Israel's domestic security agency said Monday....

UN mission on Lebanon-Israel border marks 40th anniversary
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NAQOURA, Lebanon (AP) -- The head of U.N. peacekeepers in Lebanon praised their contribution to peace efforts on Monday as the force marked 40 years since its establishment on the frontier with neighboring Israel....

Israeli man stabbed in Jerusalem attack dies in hospital
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JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israeli police say an Israeli man has died of his wounds after a Palestinian attacker stabbed him in Jerusalem's Old City....

Israel says it destroys new Hamas tunnel network in Gaza
JERUSALEM (AP) -- The Israeli military said Sunday it destroyed a tunnel built by the Hamas militant group....