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Status: 01.07.2024 01:51 a.m.

In Israel, 1000’s of ultra-Orthodox Jews have protested towards the court-imposed army conscription. According to the military, a number of Israeli troopers have been injured in a drone assault from Lebanon. All developments within the dwell weblog.

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Ultra-Orthodox Israelis protest towards conscription

In Israel, 1000’s of ultra-Orthodox males have protested towards the court-ordered obligation to serve within the Israeli military. According to native media studies, violent clashes with the police befell in Jerusalem yesterday night. The police tried to disperse the demonstrators, who have been wearing black fits, utilizing mounted officers and a water cannon. Police officers have been attacked and pelted with stones. Five rioters have been arrested.

The protests have been triggered by a current ruling by the nation's highest courtroom, in accordance with which ultra-Orthodox males should now even be required to carry out army service. The ruling is seen as a setback for the right-wing spiritual authorities of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

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Israel: 18 troopers injured in drone assault from Lebanon

According to the Israeli military, 18 of its troopers have been injured in a drone assault on the northern Golan Heights. One of the troopers was taken to hospital with severe accidents, the army introduced within the night.

In response to the assault, the air drive attacked positions of the pro-Iranian Hezbollah militia in southern Lebanon, it mentioned. A launch pad was additionally bombed, from which a projectile was fired at northern Israel. In addition, the air drive's personal artillery “eliminated threats” in a number of areas in southern Lebanon, it mentioned. The data couldn’t be independently verified.

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Sunday's dwell weblog

After the makeshift pier in Gaza was dismantled, the UN is shifting the help provides. The Israeli Air Force says it has once more attacked Hezbollah positions in Lebanon. Read the developments right here.