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Israel may quarantine 200 South Korean visitors in army base: reportIsrael may quarantine some 200 visitors from South Korea in a military base south of Jerusalem over coronavirus worries, Israel's Ynet news site reported on Sunday.
Israeli police say killed man who attempted Jerusalem stabbing attackIsraeli police shot and killed a man who tried to carry out a stabbing attack in the old city of Jerusalem on Saturday, a spokesman said.
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