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Israel assembles troops at Gaza border as international flights cancelled over safety fears
Israel has assembled thousands of troops at the Gaza border, as it prepares for a possible ground operation while airstrikes continue on both sides.
Israel-Gaza violence: Where are the attacks and clashes happening?
Attacks on Israel and Gaza have escalated, with dozens killed and many more injured on both sides.
Israel-Gaza violence: Street battles break out in cities where Jews and Arabs have coexisted
The horror for the communities of Gaza and the terror for communities in southern Israel is rightly the focus in this latest clash in the long struggle between the Israelis and the Palestinians.
COVID-19: Doubt cast over Tokyo 2021 as Japanese towns ditch plans to host Olympic athletes
Japanese towns have dropped plans to host Olympic athletes - in what is a further indication of the disruption that could affect the Games.
Seven charged after mummified body of cult leader found festooned with fairy lights and glitter in Colorado home
The mummified body of a cult leader has been found festooned with Christmas lights and glitter in a Colorado home.
Ryanair offers expenses-paid trips across Europe (for something in return)
Ryanair, often the butt of jokes about complaints and its attitude towards passengers, is to create a customer advisory panel to help the airline "continue to improve its guest services".
Israel-Gaza conflict: What is happening and who is involved?
The worst violence between Israel and Palestinian groups since 2014 has been seen in recent days, with the conflict escalating over the final Ramadan weekend.
Israel-Gaza violence: Crisis is Joe Biden's first major test in the Middle East - but will diplomacy prevent war?
With Israeli troops preparing for a possible ground invasion, Israeli air strikes pulverising new targets in the Gaza Strip and Hamas rockets still blasting towards Israeli cities, urgent diplomacy is the only way to prevent all-out war.
COVID-19: Muslims urged to remain cautious during Eid as global celebrations muted by pandemic
One of Britain's leading imams has urged Muslims not to "drop the ball" and observe COVID restrictions on mixing indoors and hugging as Eid celebrations begin.
COVID-19: Delaying second dose of coronavirus vaccine could cut deaths by up to 20%, study suggests
Delaying the second dose of a COVID vaccine so more people can get a first dose could cut deaths by up to 20%, a study suggests.