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Putin secures return of Israeli soldier’s body

As Israelis head to the polls on Tuesday, two gifts to the incumbent prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, loom large. The first, which generated global condemnation, was a unilateral recognition of Israeli sovereignty over the occupied Golan Heights by US President Donald Trump. But a second and less noticed gift was the Russian-mediated return of the remains […]