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Israel troops carry out Gaza incursion

Israeli troops entered northern Gaza on Wednesday, briefly sealing the Erez border crossing between the Palestinian territory andIsrael, Hamas officials said. “Occupation forces moved into the northern Gaza Strip and began bulldozing work and closed the Erez crossing to travellers,” the interior ministry of the Islamist movement Hamas which rules Gazasaid in a statement. Witnesses told AFP that two Israeli…

Seven Israeli women held over right-wing violence

JERUSALEM — Seven young Israeli women, six of them minors, have been arrested on suspicion of participating in the destruction of hundreds of Palestinian olive trees, Israeli police said on Sunday. The women are also accused of taking part in demonstrations against the dismantling of illegal settlement outposts in the…