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Netanyahu: 'Europe might ignore Iran threat until nuclear missiles hit'

Tuesday, July 16th 2019, 10:29
related countries: Iran Iran

Israel's PM likens the EU's approach to breaches of the nuclear deal to the appeasement of the Nazis.
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In pictures: 9,000 year-old settlement found in Israel

Tuesday, July 16th 2019, 10:08

Tools, jewels, figurines, seeds and other objects are discovered at the site near Jerusalem.
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'Stray Syrian anti-aircraft missile' hits northern Cyprus

Monday, July 1st 2019, 10:19
related countries: Cyprus Cyprus, Syria Syria

Officials say the missile was apparently launched during suspected Israeli air strikes on Syria.
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Syria war: Israeli jets ‘hit Iranian targets in Homs and Damascus’

Monday, July 1st 2019, 6:46
related countries: Iran Iran, Syria Syria
related places: Damascus

Syrian state media say Israeli warplanes have targeted military bases near Damascus and Homs.
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Russia denies role in Israeli airport GPS jamming

Thursday, June 27th 2019, 11:35
related places: Tel Aviv

Aircraft have been forced to use alternative navigation systems to land at Tel Aviv's Ben Gurion airport.
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Israel Folau: Rugby star recoups donations in sacking row

Tuesday, June 25th 2019, 6:27

Israel Folau draws new support for his fight against Rugby Australia over his anti-gay online posts.
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Is peace between Israel and Palestinians out of reach?

Monday, June 24th 2019, 5:06

More than 25 years on from breakthrough peace accords the two sides seem further apart than ever. But why?
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Israel Folau: Rugby star's fundraiser shut down over anti-gay views

Monday, June 24th 2019, 1:51

Israel Folau had sought donations to fight his sacking by Rugby Australia over social media posts.
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Israel Folau: Sacked rugby player in anti-gay row asks for donations

Friday, June 21st 2019, 2:34

Israel Folau is contesting Rugby Australia's decision to end his contract over anti-gay posts.
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Golan Heights: Israel unveils 'Trump Heights' settlement

Sunday, June 16th 2019, 16:32
related countries: United States United States

Its PM said the move honoured the US president for recognising Israel's sovereignty over the Golan.
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Thursday, June 6th 2019, 6:52
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Australian rugby international Israel Folau is seeking "substantial remedies" after being sacked for a social media post saying "hell awaits" gay people.
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Last known survivor of Sobibor death camp uprising dies aged 96

Tuesday, June 4th 2019, 7:52
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

Semion Rosenfeld, who was born in Ukraine, is hailed as a "true hero" in his adopted home of Israel.
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Clashes break out at Jerusalem holy site

Monday, June 3rd 2019, 3:57

Israeli police and Palestinian worshippers clashed at Al Aqsa mosque, the holy site known to Jews as Temple Mount.
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Israel strikes Syrian targets near Golan Heights

Sunday, June 2nd 2019, 11:31
related countries: Syria Syria

The Israel Defense Forces say they retaliated after rockets were fired at the occupied Golan Heights.
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Israel's Netanyahu: Is 'King' Bibi's crown slipping?

Thursday, May 30th 2019, 14:47

The decision to call fresh snap elections is a political crisis for Israel's PM, says Tom Bateman.
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Sara Netanyahu: Israeli PM's wife 'agrees plea bargain'

Wednesday, May 29th 2019, 19:35

Sara Netanyahu was charged with fraud after being accused of wrongly spending state funds on catering.
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Israeli researchers brew 'ancient beer' with antique yeast

Wednesday, May 22nd 2019, 16:33

Researchers in Israel hope to make a beer brewed with ancient yeast available in shops.
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Germany labels Israel boycott movement BDS anti-Semitic

Friday, May 17th 2019, 20:54
related countries: Germany Germany

MPs in German parliament say the BDS movement uses methods reminiscent to those used by the Nazis.
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Eurovision 2019: At home with Netta, Israel's winner from 2018

Friday, May 17th 2019, 11:06

Netta, who won for Israel, reflects on the pressures to succeed since the music competition.
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Israel Folau sacked by Rugby Australia for social media post

Friday, May 17th 2019, 8:29

Israel Folau's contract is terminated by Rugby Australia after he said "hell awaits" gay people in a social media post.
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Madonna Eurovision appearance is finally confirmed

Thursday, May 16th 2019, 19:30
related places: Tel Aviv

The singer will perform Like A Virgin and a new track during Saturday's final in Tel Aviv, Israel.
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Hackers interrupt Israeli Eurovision webcast with faked explosions

Wednesday, May 15th 2019, 13:55
related places: Tel Aviv

The state broadcaster's stream showed faked video of explosions in the host city, Tel Aviv.
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Why the WhatsApp spies may have eyes on Iran

Tuesday, May 14th 2019, 17:47
related countries: Iran Iran

The cyber-attack may be a calling card in the shadowy struggle between Israel, Gulf states and their common foe.
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Israel arrests man over Golan Heights mass vulture poisoning

Monday, May 13th 2019, 17:27

Almost half the vultures in the Israeli-occupied Golan died, in a huge blow to conservation efforts.
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Israel probes Golan Heights mass vulture poisoning

Friday, May 10th 2019, 14:55

The killings wipe out half the vulture population in the Israeli-occupied territory.
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Could desalination help prevent water wars in the Middle East?

Thursday, May 9th 2019, 23:00

As natural drinking water decreases, Israel produces most of its drinking water from sea water.
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Israel Folau found guilty of breaching Rugby Australia's code of conduct

Tuesday, May 7th 2019, 8:49

Israel Folau is found guilty of a "high level breach" of Rugby Australia's code of conduct after he said "hell awaits" gay people on social media.
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'Ceasefire' after hundreds of rockets launched from Gaza into Israel

Monday, May 6th 2019, 10:03

There has been a lull in hostilities in the Gaza Strip, with Palestinian militants saying a ceasefire with Israel had been agreed.
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Gaza conflict: 'Ceasefire' after days of violence

Monday, May 6th 2019, 9:13

Four Israelis and 25 Palestinians died as hundreds of rockets hit Israel which hit back with air strikes.
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Gaza conflict: Rocket barrage and Israeli strikes intensify

Sunday, May 5th 2019, 19:34

Israel carries out more strikes on Gaza, after militants fire hundreds of rockets over the weekend.
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Hostilities flare up as rockets hit Israel from Gaza

Sunday, May 5th 2019, 3:56

Israel carries out air strikes on the Gaza Strip, after militants fired more than 200 rockets into Israel.
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I will name a Golan town after Trump, says Israel's Netanyahu

Tuesday, April 23rd 2019, 19:04
related countries: United States United States
related places: Trump

The move is to honour the US president for recognising Israeli sovereignty over the territory.
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Israel Folau: Australia end player's contract over anti-gay message

Monday, April 15th 2019, 6:05
related countries: Aruba Aruba

The Australian rugby union authorities terminate Israel Folau's contract over a social media post in which he said "hell awaits" gay people.
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Israel's Beresheet spacecraft crashes on Moon

Thursday, April 11th 2019, 21:17

Israel's Beresheet spacecraft is believed to have smashed into the lunar surface after engine failure.
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Rugby star to be fired over anti-gay post

Thursday, April 11th 2019, 14:25

Rugby Australia says it intends to terminate Israel Folau's contract following a social media post by the full-back in which he said "hell awaits" gay people.
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Israel election: Netanyahu set for record fifth term

Wednesday, April 10th 2019, 17:47

The incumbent Israeli PM is in a position to form a right-wing coalition, election results suggest.
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Israeli election: Netanyahu and Gantz both claim victory

Wednesday, April 10th 2019, 1:04

Exit polls prompt both ex-military chief Benny Gantz and PM Benjamin Netanyahu to claim victory.
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Should cyber-security be more chameleon, less rhino?

Monday, April 8th 2019, 23:10

Israeli researchers think it's time we changed our approach to securing our computers from hackers.
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Israel's election: Five things to know

Sunday, April 7th 2019, 23:22

What to expect from Israel's upcoming polls, as PM Benjamin Netanyahu fights for political survival.
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Israeli, 73, breaks world’s oldest footballer record

Saturday, April 6th 2019, 0:17

Isaak Hayik, who turns 74 next week, said he was "ready for another game" after setting the record.
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Israel election: Who are the key candidates?

Friday, April 5th 2019, 23:39

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu may face his toughest election yet, with a series of formidable candidates vying for the top spot.
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Benny Gantz: The Israeli ex-military chief challenging Netanyahu

Thursday, April 4th 2019, 23:21

Former chief of the Israeli military Benny Gantz believes he can unseat PM Benjamin Netanyahu.
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The diets cutting one in five lives short every year

Wednesday, April 3rd 2019, 23:04
related countries: Uzbekistan Uzbekistan

Israel has one of the best diets in the world and Uzbekistan one of the worst, say the researchers.
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Gaza violence: Crossings reopen after negotiated 'calm'

Sunday, March 31st 2019, 10:16

The move comes a day after several Palestinians were killed in clashes with Israeli forces.
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Gaza protests: Thousands mark 'Great Return' anniversary

Saturday, March 30th 2019, 20:16

Three die in clashes on the border with Israel, as Palestinians mark the "Great March of Return".
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Gaza's disability crisis

Friday, March 29th 2019, 18:28

After a year of protests at Gaza's perimeter fence with Israel, many Palestinians have suffered life-changing injuries.
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'World's longest salt cave' discovered in Israel

Thursday, March 28th 2019, 10:36

The cave is near the desert site where the Bible says Lot’s wife was turned into a pillar of salt
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Israel strikes Hamas targets in Gaza after rocket hits house

Tuesday, March 26th 2019, 11:27

Israel blamed the militant group Hamas after seven Israelis were injured in a rocket attack.
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Golan Heights: Trump signs order recognising occupied area as Israeli

Monday, March 25th 2019, 18:22
related countries: United States United States

The US leader signs a presidential declaration with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at his side.
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Seven injured as Gaza rocket hits home in central Israel

Monday, March 25th 2019, 15:49

It is the furthest a Palestinian rocket has reached in Israel since a 2014 conflict in Gaza.
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Gaza rocket: Seven hurt as Israeli home is destroyed

Monday, March 25th 2019, 12:58
related places: Tel Aviv

Seven people, including three children, are injured as a rocket lands north of the city of Tel Aviv.
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Pompeo says God may have sent Trump to save Israel from Iran

Friday, March 22nd 2019, 17:38
related countries: Iran Iran, United States United States
related places: Trump

The US secretary of state suggested divine intervention delivered Trump for the salvation of Israel.
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Trumplomacy on Golan Heights: What it all means

Friday, March 22nd 2019, 13:17
related countries: United States United States

What are the ramifications of the US endorsing Israeli sovereignty over the occupied Golan Heights?
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Golan Heights: Syria condemns Donald Trump's remarks

Friday, March 22nd 2019, 11:24
related countries: Syria Syria, United States United States

Syria criticises the US president for saying it is time to recognise the occupied Golan as Israeli.
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Trump: Time to recognise Golan Heights as Israeli territory

Thursday, March 21st 2019, 22:18
related countries: Syria Syria, United States United States

Israel has occupied the strategic plateau since capturing it from Syria in the 1967 Middle East war.
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Israeli soldier and rabbi killed in West Bank attack

Monday, March 18th 2019, 11:31
related countries: West Bank West Bank

A Palestinian allegedly stabbed a soldier before stealing his rifle and shooting two other people.
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Holocaust: How Spanish 'Angel of Budapest' Sanz Briz saved Jews

Monday, March 18th 2019, 0:40
related countries: Hungary Hungary, Spain Spain

Angel Sanz Briz is honoured by Israel for rescuing Jews in WW2, but not well known in his native Spain.
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Israel strikes militant sites in Gaza after rockets fired at Tel Aviv

Friday, March 15th 2019, 13:20
related places: Tel Aviv

The rockets launched from Gaza were the first to target the Israeli city of Tel Aviv since 2014.
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Wonder Woman star Gal Gadot wades into Netanyahu row over Israeli Arabs

Monday, March 11th 2019, 17:52

Gal Gadot leaps to the defence of an actress who criticised a minister's comments on Israeli Arabs.
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Netanyahu charges: Is Israel PM in more trouble now than ever before?

Friday, March 1st 2019, 11:26

The Israeli PM faces possible indictment as well as a formidable political rival in upcoming polls.
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Netanyahu and the allegations of corruption

Thursday, February 28th 2019, 18:03

Middle East correspondent Tom Bateman explains the allegations of corruption against Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, claims he himself denies.
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Gaza protest deaths: Israel may have committed war crimes - UN

Thursday, February 28th 2019, 14:53

UN human rights experts say Israeli military snipers shot at children, paramedics and journalists.
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Israel elections: Netanyahu challengers Gantz and Lapid join forces

Thursday, February 21st 2019, 11:44

Two of Israel's strongest candidates announce an alliance in a bid to beat the PM in April polls.
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Holocaust: Israel summit scrapped in 'racism' row with Poland

Monday, February 18th 2019, 17:05
related countries: Poland Poland

Poland pulls out after Israeli remarks over the role of Poles in the Nazi mass murder of Jews.
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Niger man deported by Israel marooned in Ethiopian airport

Monday, February 18th 2019, 1:10
related countries: Ethiopia Ethiopia, Niger Niger

A man from Niger expelled from Israel has been stranded at an airport in Ethiopia since November.
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Poland PM cancels Israel trip after Netanyahu's Holocaust comment

Sunday, February 17th 2019, 16:28

Mateusz Morawiecki will not now visit Israel, after PM Benjamin Netanyahu said "Poles co-operated".
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Why I use a Jewish ritual bath after my period

Sunday, February 10th 2019, 0:02

Jewish women have used the mikve for centuries, but in Israel there's been a push to change the tradition.
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US to buy Israeli Iron Dome missile defence system

Wednesday, February 6th 2019, 17:35
related countries: United States United States

The US military says it is buying the Iron Dome missile system to "assess and experiment" with.
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Stars urge BBC to ask for Eurovision to be moved out of Israel

Wednesday, January 30th 2019, 12:10

Peter Gabriel and Wolf Alice are among 50 artists calling for Israel to be stripped of the contest.
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