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US-Palestinian boy in house arrest

Sunday, July 6th 2014, 11:16
related countries: United States United States

A Palestinian-American teenager allegedly beaten while in Israeli police custody is to be held under house arrest for nine days, a judge rules.
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US presses Israel on teen 'beating'

Sunday, July 6th 2014, 4:33
related countries: United States United States

The US State Department says it is "profoundly troubled" by reports that a US teenager was beaten while in police custody in East Jerusalem.
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VIDEO: Israeli police 'filmed beating teen'

Sunday, July 6th 2014, 1:38

Israeli police examine video footage which appears to show two policemen punching and kicking the cousin of murdered Palestinian teenager Mohammed Abu Khdair.
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Crowds flock to E Jerusalem funeral

Friday, July 4th 2014, 23:38

Thousands attend the funeral of a murdered Palestinian teenager in East Jerusalem, as Palestinian youths clash with Israeli police.
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VIDEO: 'Explosions' heard at funeral procession

Friday, July 4th 2014, 16:31

Israeli police have clashed with Palestinian protesters in East Jerusalem as thousands of people attended the funeral of a murdered local teenager.
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Hamas 'ready for Gaza ceasefire'

Friday, July 4th 2014, 9:51
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

Hamas says it is ready for a ceasefire with Israel, the BBC understands, amid tension around the planned funeral of a murdered Palestinian teenager.
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Israel moves forces near Gaza border

Thursday, July 3rd 2014, 23:12
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

Israel bolsters its military forces on its border with the Gaza Strip, amid heightened tensions with Palestinians over recent murders.
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Palestinian boy's funeral delayed

Thursday, July 3rd 2014, 13:18

The funeral of a Palestinian teenager abducted and killed in Jerusalem is delayed as the authorities carry out a post-mortem examination.
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US outrage at Palestinian teen death

Wednesday, July 2nd 2014, 20:56
related countries: United States United States

The US and UN condemn the abduction and murder of a Palestinian teenager in Israel, which sparked fierce clashes in East Jerusalem.
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Calm urged after Palestinian killing

Wednesday, July 2nd 2014, 18:34

Israeli leaders urge calm after the discovery of a kidnapped Palestinian teenager's body sparks clashes in East Jerusalem.
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VIDEO: On 'front line' in East Jerusalem

Wednesday, July 2nd 2014, 13:34

Clashes have erupted between Palestinian youths and Israeli police after the body of a Palestinian teenager kidnapped in East Jerusalem was found.
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Body of Palestinian teenager found

Wednesday, July 2nd 2014, 12:54

Clashes erupt between Palestinian youths and Israeli police after the body of a Palestinian teenager kidnapped in East Jerusalem is found.
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Israel vows to find teens' killers

Wednesday, July 2nd 2014, 7:11

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu vows to find those who killed three teenagers, as a Palestinian official says Israel's response is extreme.
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Israel holds teenagers' funerals

Tuesday, July 1st 2014, 20:52
related countries: West Bank West Bank

Israel holds the funerals of three teenagers who were abducted and murdered while hitch-hiking in the occupied West Bank.
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Israel: Hamas to pay for killings

Tuesday, July 1st 2014, 8:06

Israel vows retribution against Hamas, the militant Palestinian group it says kidnapped and murdered three teenagers in the occupied West Bank.
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Abducted Israeli teens found dead

Monday, June 30th 2014, 21:03
related countries: West Bank West Bank

Three Israeli teenagers abducted this month in the West Bank have been found dead near Hebron, the Israeli military says.
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Israel names two in hunt for teens

Thursday, June 26th 2014, 22:49
related countries: West Bank West Bank

Israel names two suspects in the disappearance of three Israeli teenagers believed abducted in the West Bank earlier this month.
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Sky cars to be built in Tel Aviv

Tuesday, June 24th 2014, 17:08
related places: Tel Aviv

A futuristic network of cars that will travel through the sky above Tel Aviv is to be built in Israel.
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Israeli air strikes target Syria

Monday, June 23rd 2014, 16:53
related countries: Syria Syria

Israel says it has carried out air strikes against military targets in Syria, after a teenager was killed by firing from Syria in the occupied Golan Heights.
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Israeli teen 'killed by Syria fire'

Sunday, June 22nd 2014, 11:55
related countries: Syria Syria

A teenager becomes the first Israeli to be killed by firing from Syria in the occupied Golan Heights since the start of the Syria conflict, Israel says.
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Palestinian shot in Nablus clash

Sunday, June 22nd 2014, 7:35
related countries: West Bank West Bank

Israeli troops searching for three missing teenagers shoot dead a Palestinian man in the West Bank city of Nablus, local officials say.
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VIDEO: Thousands mourn Palestinian teen

Friday, June 20th 2014, 21:49

Thousands of people gather for the funeral of a Palestinian teenager who was killed during clashes with Israeli soldiers.
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Tensions mount amid hunt for Israeli teens

Friday, June 20th 2014, 15:16

Tensions mount over disappearance of Israeli teens
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Palestinian killed as hunt continues

Friday, June 20th 2014, 13:47
related countries: West Bank West Bank

A Palestinian youth has been killed during clashes with Israeli troops searching for three Israeli teenagers believed abducted in the West Bank.
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Israel's '#BringBackOur...' hashtag

Friday, June 20th 2014, 0:48

Israel's contested version of the hashtag
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Gunfire in W Bank over missing teens

Thursday, June 19th 2014, 15:04
related countries: West Bank West Bank

Israeli soldiers exchange gunfire with Palestinians during raids in the West Bank in the hunt for three missing teenagers.
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Ex-Palestinian prisoners re-arrested

Wednesday, June 18th 2014, 13:23

Israeli troops arrest a further 65 Palestinians, including 51 freed in 2011 Gilad Shalit prisoner swap, as they search for three missing teenagers.
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Israel steps up search for teenagers

Tuesday, June 17th 2014, 12:22
related countries: West Bank West Bank

Israel's military arrests 41 more Palestinians as it expands the search for three Israeli teenagers believed kidnapped in the West Bank.
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VIDEO: On road where Israeli teens vanished

Monday, June 16th 2014, 16:15

The BBC's Yolande Knell drives down the road where it is believed three young Israelis were kidnapped on Thursday.
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Israeli PM demands Abbas search help

Monday, June 16th 2014, 14:44

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu tells the Palestinian president he expects his help in finding three Israelis believed kidnapped in the West Bank.
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Israel says Hamas kidnapped teens

Sunday, June 15th 2014, 20:44
related countries: West Bank West Bank

Israel accuses the Islamist movement Hamas of abducting three teenagers in the West Bank, which Hamas has denied.
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VIDEO: Israel blames Hamas over missing teens

Sunday, June 15th 2014, 18:24

Israel has accused the Palestinian militant group Hamas of kidnapping three teenagers who have been missing since Thursday.
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VIDEO: 'Israel will act against kidnappers'

Sunday, June 15th 2014, 12:44

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has said he will act against "the scourge of terrorism" in order to find three teenagers believed kidnapped by Hamas.
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Israeli teens 'held by terror group'

Saturday, June 14th 2014, 18:41
related countries: West Bank West Bank

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu says a "terror group" has abducted three Israeli teenagers missing since Thursday.
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Israel MPs elect Rivlin as president

Tuesday, June 10th 2014, 18:58

The Israeli parliament elects veteran Likud lawmaker Reuven Rivlin as the country's next president.
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VIDEO: Pope hosts Middle East leaders

Monday, June 9th 2014, 1:48

Pope Francis has welcomed Israeli and Palestinian leaders for a joint prayer session at the Vatican, after issuing an invitation on his recent trip to the Holy Land.
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Pope urges Mid-East peace 'courage'

Sunday, June 8th 2014, 18:53

Pope Francis hosts a joint prayer meeting with Israeli and Palestinian leaders, urging them to show courage to seek Middle East peace.
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Israel plans new settlement homes

Thursday, June 5th 2014, 14:59
related countries: West Bank West Bank

Israel advances plans for 1,460 new homes in Jewish settlements in the occupied West Bank after the formation of a Palestinian unity government.
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Israel warns over Hamas-Fatah unity

Sunday, June 1st 2014, 14:01

Israel calls on world leaders "not to rush to recognise" a new Palestinian interim government involving Fatah and the Islamist group Hamas.
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Pope visits Jerusalem holy sites

Monday, May 26th 2014, 19:02

Pope Francis visits the most important holy sites for Muslims and Jews in Jerusalem's Old City on the final day of his Middle East tour.
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Pope praises Jordan as tour begins

Saturday, May 24th 2014, 15:13
related countries: Jordan Jordan, West Bank West Bank

Pope Francis praises Jordan for its "generous welcome" to Syrian refugees at the start of a three-day visit to the Middle East.
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VIDEO: 'I survived the Israeli airport massacre'

Wednesday, May 21st 2014, 0:38

I survived the Israeli airport massacre
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Video 'shows Palestinians' deaths'

Tuesday, May 20th 2014, 17:39

A human rights group releases a video it says shows the unlawful killing of two Palestinian teenagers by Israeli troops at a protest last week.
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Kerry and Abbas in Mid-East talks

Wednesday, May 14th 2014, 22:29
related countries: United States United States

The US Secretary of State holds "informal" talks with the Palestinian president for the first time since peace talks with Israel collapsed last month.
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Syrian rebels launch Golan offensive

Tuesday, May 13th 2014, 17:10
related countries: Syria Syria

Israel monitors Syrian rebel offensive in Golan Heights
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Israel's ex-PM jailed for six years

Tuesday, May 13th 2014, 14:44

Former Israeli PM Ehud Olmert is sentenced to six years in prison for bribery in one of the biggest corruption scandals in the country's history.
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Praised for pointing a gun

Friday, May 2nd 2014, 17:38

Israeli soldier wins plaudits for pointing his gun at teenager
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Middle East peace deadline expires

Tuesday, April 29th 2014, 16:04
related countries: United States United States

A US-set deadline for peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians has ended without an agreement being reached.
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Kerry: Apartheid if no Mid-East deal

Monday, April 28th 2014, 22:30
related countries: United States United States

The US secretary of state warns that Israel risks becoming "an apartheid state" without a two-state solution to the conflict with the Palestinians.
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Holocaust is 'heinous crime' - Abbas

Sunday, April 27th 2014, 14:16

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas calls the Holocaust "the most heinous crime" in modern history, amid a breakdown in talks with Israel.
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Abbas 'still seeks' Israel talks

Saturday, April 26th 2014, 14:45

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas says he is still ready to extend peace talks with Israel, despite a recent breakdown in the process.
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US 'to continue Mid-East peace push'

Friday, April 25th 2014, 14:34
related countries: United States United States

The US will not abandon its efforts to advance the peace process between Israel and the Palestinians, despite the breakdown of the current talks, President Obama says.
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Netanyahu: Abbas must end Hamas pact

Thursday, April 24th 2014, 19:58

Israeli PM Netanyahu tells the BBC Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas must abandon his pact with Hamas if he wants peace talks to resume.
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Israel to suspend Palestinian talks

Thursday, April 24th 2014, 16:38

Israel has suspended peace talks with the Palestinians in response to a unity deal between the rival Hamas and Fatah factions.
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UN envoy and Israel in access row

Sunday, April 20th 2014, 0:08

The UN envoy to the Middle East accuses Israel of blocking his way to an Easter ceremony in Jerusalem, as Israel questions his judgement.
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Mid-East peace talks meeting delayed

Wednesday, April 16th 2014, 17:11
related countries: United States United States

A meeting between Palestinian and Israeli peace negotiators has been postponed in the wake of a killing of an Israeli in the West Bank.
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VIDEO: Clashes erupt at al-Aqsa mosque

Wednesday, April 16th 2014, 15:55

Palestinian protesters clash with Israeli riot police near the al-Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem.
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Israel sets Palestinian tax sanction

Friday, April 11th 2014, 15:39

Israel sets a tax sanction on the Palestinian Authority in the latest retaliatory step for its signing up to join international treaties.
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Israel PM curbs Palestinian contact

Wednesday, April 9th 2014, 10:49

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu tells ministers to stop high-level meetings with Palestinians, who he accuses of breaching a peace talks deal.
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Israel warns over Palestinian steps

Sunday, April 6th 2014, 11:12

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu says his country will retaliate if the Palestinians take further unilateral steps in pursuit of statehood.
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US urges Mid-East 'reality check'

Friday, April 4th 2014, 14:31
related countries: United States United States

US Secretary of State John Kerry says it is time for a "reality check" in the Israel-Palestinian peace process amid a deep crisis in the talks.
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Israel cancels prisoner release

Thursday, April 3rd 2014, 20:57

Israel cancels the release of a group of Palestinian prisoners because of the Palestinian leadership's pursuit of further recognition at the UN.
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US in talks on Israeli spy Pollard

Tuesday, April 1st 2014, 19:31
related countries: United States United States
related places: Pollard, White House

Talks are under way on the status of convicted Israeli spy Jonathan Pollard, in an effort to save Middle East peace talks, the White House says.
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US 'may free Israel spy Pollard'

Tuesday, April 1st 2014, 6:17
related countries: United States United States
related places: Pollard

The US may consider releasing Jonathan Pollard, an American convicted of spying for Israel, in an effort to save Middle East peace process.
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Israel's Olmert convicted of bribery

Monday, March 31st 2014, 12:10

Israel's former Prime Minister Ehud Olmert, who resigned from office in 2008 amid a corruption inquiry, has been found guilty in a bribery trial.
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Palestinians killed in Israeli raid

Saturday, March 22nd 2014, 7:23
related countries: West Bank West Bank

Israeli security forces shoot dead at least three Palestinians during an arrest operation in the Jenin refugee camp in the West Bank.
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