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This photo released by the semi-official Fars News Agency shows the scene where Mohsen Fakhrizadeh was killed in Absard, a small city just east of the capital, Tehran, Iran, Friday, Nov. 27, 2020.  Fakhrizadeh, an Iranian scientist that Israel alleged led the Islamic Republic's military nuclear program until its disbanding in the early 2000s was “assassinated” Friday, state television said.  (Fars News Agency via AP)

Iran scientist linked to military nuclear program killed

Nov. 27, 2020 11:00 PM EST

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — An Iranian scientist named by the West as the leader of the Islamic Republic's disbanded military nuclear program was killed Friday in an ambush on the outskirts of Tehran, authorities said. Iran's foreign minister alleged the killing of Mohsen Fakhrizadeh bore...

Iranian state television says scientist that Israel alleged led a military nuclear program in early 2000s 'assassinated'

Nov. 27, 2020 9:06 AM EST
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iranian state television says scientist that Israel alleged led a military nuclear program in early 2000s 'assassinated.'

Report: Syria claims Israeli attack on post south of capital

Nov. 24, 2020 6:20 PM EST

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syria's military said suspected Israeli warplanes struck locations south of the capital Damascus late Tuesday, causing only material damage, state-run media reported. The report, which quotes an unidentified military official, said the warplanes struck shortly before midnight south...

Israel strikes Hamas sites in Gaza Strip after rocket attack

Nov. 22, 2020 1:34 AM EST

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli aircraft on Sunday struck multiple sites in the Gaza Strip in response to a rocket fired earlier from the Palestinian territory, Israel's military said. There were no immediate reports of injuries. While several militant groups operate out of the Palestinian enclave, Israel holds...

Israeli army says Gaza militants fired a rocket at Israel

Nov. 21, 2020 4:24 PM EST

JERUSALEM (AP) — Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip fired a rocket toward Israel on Saturday night, setting off air-raid sirens in the southern Israeli city of Ashkelon, the Israeli military announced. Israeli police said the rocket caused damage to a structure in the Ashkelon area, roughly 10...

Israel strikes Syria, killing 3 troops, after finding bombs

Nov. 18, 2020 7:42 AM EST

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli warplanes struck Iran-linked targets in Syria overnight after troops uncovered roadside bombs along the frontier in the Golan Heights, the Israeli military said Wednesday. Syrian state media said the strikes killed three Syrian soldiers. A Syrian war monitoring group said the...

Israeli military strikes Hamas targets in Gaza after rockets

Nov. 15, 2020 6:36 AM EST

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military said it struck Hamas targets in the Gaza Strip early Sunday after militants fired two rockets from the Palestinian territory. In a statement, the military said fighter jets, attack helicopters and tanks hit Hamas underground infrastructure and military posts. It said...

Israel says Hezbollah drone downed in Israeli airspace

Nov. 10, 2020 10:08 AM EST

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military on Tuesday said it shot down a drone belonging to Lebanon's Hezbollah militant group that entered Israeli airspace. In a brief statement, the military said it had monitored the aircraft throughout the incident and there was no danger to Israeli communities or forces....

Palestinian women and children sit front a tent in Khirbet Humsu in Jordan Valley in the West Bank, Friday, Nov. 6, 2020. Israeli troops with bulldozers and heavy equipment demolished 18 tents and other structures that housed 74 people, including 41 minors, according to the Israeli rights group B'Tselem. COGAT, the Israeli military body in charge of civilian affairs in the West Bank, said an

Israel criticized over West Bank home demolitions

Nov. 6, 2020 11:39 AM EST

KHIRBET HUMSU, West Bank (AP) — Israel has come under heavy criticism after the military demolished several homes and other structures in a Bedouin community in the occupied West Bank this week as much of the world's attention was focused on the U.S. election. On Friday, a group of European diplomats...

Israeli soldiers secure the area after a Palestinian gunman opened fire at a military post and troops returned fire, at the Huwara checkpoint south of the West Bank city of Nablus, Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2020. The military said the gunman was killed and no troops were wounded. (AP Photo/Majdi Mohammed)

Israel says troops kill Palestinian gunman in West Bank

Nov. 4, 2020 6:35 AM EST

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military said Wednesday that troops killed a Palestinian man who had shot at soldiers near an army checkpoint in the occupied West Bank. The military said in a statement that the Palestinian gunman opened fire at a military post south of the city of Nablus, and troops returned...