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We have started to collect the most important news related to Israel in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

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Israeli soldier killed in Hebron

Monday, September 23rd 2013, 7:12
related countries: West Bank West Bank
related places: Hebron

The Israeli army says one of its soldiers has been shot dead while on patrol in the West Bank city of Hebron.
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Israel soldier killed in West Bank

Saturday, September 21st 2013, 16:59
related countries: West Bank West Bank

An Israeli soldier has been killed after being lured to the northern West Bank town by a Palestinian man, Israel's intelligence agency says.
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Diplomats protest over Israel clash

Friday, September 20th 2013, 21:29
related countries: West Bank West Bank

European and UN diplomats protest after Israeli soldiers intervene to prevent them delivering aid to Bedouin villagers in the West Bank.
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Palestinian killed in West Bank raid

Tuesday, September 17th 2013, 14:01
related countries: West Bank West Bank

A Palestinian militant has been shot dead by Israeli troops during an attempt to arrest him in the West Bank city of Jenin.
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In pictures: Israeli Jews on Bulgaria pilgrimage

Thursday, September 12th 2013, 23:55
related countries: Bulgaria Bulgaria

Israeli Jews make pilgrimage to grave of Bulgarian mystic rabbi
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Syria 'crossed global red line'

Sunday, September 8th 2013, 15:22
related countries: United States United States

The US secretary of state says he and Arab League foreign ministers have agreed at talks in Paris that Syria's alleged use of chemical weapons crossed a "global red line".
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Israel missile test amid Syria fears

Tuesday, September 3rd 2013, 14:32
related countries: Syria Syria, United States United States
related places: Western

Israel carries out a joint missile test with the US in the Mediterranean, amid heightened tension over possible Western military strikes on Syria.
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VIDEO: Ethiopian Jews brought to Israel

Thursday, August 29th 2013, 5:33
related countries: Ethiopia Ethiopia

Israeli authorities have completed what is said to be the last major airlift of Ethiopians seeking a new home in Israel.
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Ethiopian Jews migrate to Israel

Wednesday, August 28th 2013, 16:36
related countries: Ethiopia Ethiopia

About 450 Ethiopians of Jewish descent have been repatriated to Israel, concluding an Israeli government-backed scheme to relocate the community.
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Palestinians killed in W Bank clash

Monday, August 26th 2013, 13:34
related countries: West Bank West Bank
related places: Qalandiyah

Three Palestinians have been shot dead in clashes with Israeli forces in Qalandiya refugee camp in the West Bank, Palestinian sources say.
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VIDEO: Should Israel's Haredi Jews enlist?

Saturday, August 24th 2013, 11:23

The Israeli government is stepping up efforts to get more Haredi Jews into work. Jonathan Frewin reports.
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Israeli jets bomb Lebanon target

Friday, August 23rd 2013, 7:58
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon
related places: Beirut

Israeli jets bomb a target south of Beirut, a day after four rockets were fired from southern Lebanon into Israel.
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Rockets fired at northern Israel

Thursday, August 22nd 2013, 17:49
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

Four rockets are fired from southern Lebanon across the border into Israel but there are no reports of casualties.
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Palestinian killed in W Bank raid

Tuesday, August 20th 2013, 9:26
related countries: West Bank West Bank

A Palestinian has been killed in an exchange of fire during an Israeli raid to arrest a militant in the West Bank city of Jenin, Israel says.
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Israel-Palestinian peace talks begin

Thursday, August 15th 2013, 0:01

The first direct Israeli-Palestinian peace talks in three years are held in Jerusalem, say officials, after Israel freed 26 Palestinian prisoners.
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Israel frees Palestinian prisoners

Wednesday, August 14th 2013, 8:56

Twenty-six Palestinian prisoners released by Israel arrive in the West Bank and Gaza, as part of a deal that will see peace talks resume on Wednesday.
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Palestinians 'moved' before release

Tuesday, August 13th 2013, 18:39

Twenty-six Palestinian prisoners set for release in the early hours of Wednesday have been moved to a jail in central Israel, reports say.
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Kerry: Settlements move was expected

Tuesday, August 13th 2013, 7:44
related countries: United States United States

US Secretary of State John Kerry urges Palestinians "not to react adversely" to Israel's approval of new settlement homes days before peace talks resume.
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Israel names prisoners for release

Monday, August 12th 2013, 12:43

Israel's government gives details of 26 long-term Palestinian prisoners to be freed as part of a deal which will see peace talks resume this week.
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Does Mid-East peace process matter?

Monday, August 12th 2013, 11:35

Jonathan Marcus on why the Israeli-Palestinian talks matter
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VIDEO: New Israeli homes anger Palestinians

Sunday, August 11th 2013, 20:44

Palestinians have reacted angrily to Israel's approval of nearly 1,200 new Jewish settlement homes.
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New settler homes anger Palestinians

Sunday, August 11th 2013, 14:42

Palestinians react angrily to Israel's approval of nearly 1,200 new Jewish settlement homes, just days before peace talks are set to resume.
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Israel approves new settlement homes

Sunday, August 11th 2013, 12:34
related countries: West Bank West Bank

The Israeli government approves the construction of nearly 1,200 new homes in occupied Palestinian areas, days ahead of fresh peace talks.
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Netanyahu undergoes hernia operation

Sunday, August 11th 2013, 4:19

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu undergoes surgery to treat a hernia, his office announces.
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Palestinian killed on Gaza border

Saturday, August 10th 2013, 23:54
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

Israeli soldiers have shot dead a Palestinian man who climbed over the border fence separating Israel and the Gaza Strip, the Israeli military says.
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Strike on Sinai militants kills five

Friday, August 9th 2013, 19:42
related countries: Egypt Egypt

An airstrike targeting Islamist militants in Egypt's Sinai peninsula kills five people close to the Israeli border, officials say.
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Security alert shuts Eilat airport

Thursday, August 8th 2013, 18:41

Eilat airport in southern Israel shuts briefly after the military orders the closure of surrounding airspace on security grounds.
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Israeli forces hit by border blast

Wednesday, August 7th 2013, 13:46
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

Four Israeli soldiers are injured in an explosion on the Lebanese border, with Lebanon calling the incident a "violation of sovereignty".
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VIDEO: Newborn calf nursed by grandmother

Monday, August 5th 2013, 6:22

The mother and the grandmother of a newborn elephant at an Israeli zoo are both suckling the new arrival.
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Israel widens settlement subsidies

Sunday, August 4th 2013, 17:28

Israel angers Palestinian officials by extending a subsidy scheme to settlements that were illegal until recently, days after peace talks restarted.
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Rouhani laments Jerusalem 'wound'

Friday, August 2nd 2013, 12:00
related countries: Iran Iran

Iranian President-elect Hassan Rouhani says Israeli occupation is an "old wound on the body of the Islamic world", as Iran marks its annual Jerusalem Day.
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Livni urges Israel support for talks

Wednesday, July 31st 2013, 13:29

Israel's peace negotiator, Tzipi Livni, calls on parties in its coalition government to support the latest round of direct talks with the Palestinians.
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Mid-East peace talks resume in US

Tuesday, July 30th 2013, 9:55
related countries: United States United States
related places: Washington, Monday

Middle East peace talks resume after Israeli and Palestinian negotiators dine in Washington DC with US Secretary of State John Kerry.
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VIDEO: Middle East peace talks resume

Tuesday, July 30th 2013, 6:32
related countries: United States United States

Middle East peace talks have resumed after Israeli and Palestinian negotiators dined in Washington DC with US Secretary of State John Kerry.
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Israel cabinet backs inmate release

Sunday, July 28th 2013, 14:37

The Israeli cabinet approves the release of dozens of Palestinian prisoners, as part of efforts to resume the peace process.
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Netanyahu pledges referendum on deal

Monday, July 22nd 2013, 20:31

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu vows to put any future peace deal with the Palestinians to a referendum.
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Israel backs 'vital' Mid-East talks

Saturday, July 20th 2013, 19:08

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says the resumption of peace talks with the Palestinians is a "vital and strategic interest" for Israel.
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Israel to free Palestinian prisoners

Saturday, July 20th 2013, 17:09
related countries: United States United States

Israel says it will release a number of Palestinian prisoners as part of an agreement made with US Secretary of State John Kerry to resume peace talks.
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Israel-Palestinian talks 'to resume'

Friday, July 19th 2013, 21:56
related countries: United States United States

Israel and the Palestinians have reached an agreement on the basis for resuming peace talks, the US Secretary of State John Kerry announces.
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Kerry to meet Palestinian president

Friday, July 19th 2013, 11:45
related countries: United States United States

US Secretary of State John Kerry is to meet Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in Ramallah to try to revive peace talks with Israel.
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Palestinians undecided on peace plan

Friday, July 19th 2013, 4:27
related countries: United States United States, West Bank West Bank

Palestinian leaders end a meeting to discuss a possible revival in peace talks with Israel without reaching a decision.
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Arab League backs Kerry peace plan

Wednesday, July 17th 2013, 21:05
related countries: Jordan Jordan, United States United States
related places: Kerry

The Arab League endorses John Kerry's efforts to restart peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians, as the US secretary of state visits Jordan.
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Israel condemns EU settlements rule

Tuesday, July 16th 2013, 12:03

Israel condemns as a "mistake" new European Union guidelines banning EU funding of projects in territories occupied by Israel since the 1967 war.
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Israel overhauling military to face new threats

Saturday, July 13th 2013, 3:32

Israel overhauls its armed forces to face new kinds of threats
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Israel 'secretly holds Prisoner X 2'

Friday, July 12th 2013, 14:03

The existence of a second "Prisoner X" being held in secret conditions in jail prompts comments in the Israeli parliament and media.
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Israel accused over boy's detention

Friday, July 12th 2013, 10:29
related countries: West Bank West Bank

The Israeli army is accused of illegally detaining a five-year-old Palestinian boy for throwing stones in the West Bank - a claim the military disputes.
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VIDEO: Why is Lebanese film banned at home?

Sunday, July 7th 2013, 15:08
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon
related places: Tel Aviv

A new Lebanese film which tells the story of the aftermath of a suicide bombing in Tel Aviv cannot be shown in Lebanon because some of a 58-year-old law which bans all contact with Israel.
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Lebanese film falls foul of Israel ban

Sunday, July 7th 2013, 0:41
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

The Lebanese film banned at home for being filmed in Israel
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Samsung buys TV firm Boxee

Wednesday, July 3rd 2013, 17:55

Samsung is taking over the Israeli firm Boxee, a start-up which makes set-top boxes that let users stream recorded TV shows from the cloud.
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Palestinian dies in West Bank clash

Tuesday, July 2nd 2013, 16:05
related countries: West Bank West Bank

A Palestinian teenager has been killed during clashes between stone-throwing youths and Israeli troops in the West Bank.
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Activist convicted over Dura film

Wednesday, June 26th 2013, 23:02
related countries: France France

A French media activist is found guilty of defamation for accusing France 2 of staging a film that accused Israel of killing a Palestinian boy in 2000.
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Israel hits back after Gaza rockets

Monday, June 24th 2013, 8:45
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

Israeli warplanes attack targets in the Gaza Strip after missiles are fired into southern Israel late on Sunday night.
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Israeli top rabbi under house arrest

Friday, June 21st 2013, 13:37

One of Israel's two chief rabbis, Yona Metzger, is placed under house arrest on suspicion of corruption.
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Jewish man killed near Western Wall

Friday, June 21st 2013, 7:20

An Israeli Jew is shot dead near Jerusalem's Western Wall after a guard mistook him for a Palestinian militant, police say.
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Two held in US 'X-ray terror plot'

Wednesday, June 19th 2013, 23:52
related countries: United States United States

Two US men have appeared in court accused of plotting to build an X-ray weapon to kill enemies of Israel and the US with lethal rays of radiation.
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Australia give three players debuts

Wednesday, June 19th 2013, 20:40
related countries: Australia Australia, Ireland Ireland, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Brisbane

Australia name Israel Folau among three debutants for Saturday's first Test against the British & Irish Lions in Brisbane.
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Israel starts celebrating Peres 90th

Wednesday, June 19th 2013, 8:50

Celebrations begin for the 90th birthday of Israel's President Shimon Peres, in the presence of celebrities and world leaders.
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Italy U21 2-4 Spain U21

Tuesday, June 18th 2013, 18:19
related countries: Italy Italy, Spain Spain

Thiago Alcantara grabs a first-half hat-trick as Spain outclass Italy to retain the European Under-21 Championship in Israel.
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VIDEO: Israel's warning after Iran election

Sunday, June 16th 2013, 21:43
related countries: Iran Iran

Israel has warned there should be no let-up in pressure on Iran to stop its nuclear programme following the election of reformist-backed Hassan Rouhani as president.
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Iran poll prompts Israeli warning

Sunday, June 16th 2013, 19:39
related countries: Iran Iran

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu warns against "wishful thinking" after reformist-backed Hassan Rouhani is elected Iran's president.
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VIDEO: Israel's extreme beach bat and ball

Saturday, June 15th 2013, 23:11
related places: Tel Aviv

Israel's extreme bat and ball beach craze
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VIDEO: Netanyahu opens Holocaust display

Thursday, June 13th 2013, 16:20
related countries: Poland Poland

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has opened a Holocaust exhibition at the Auschwitz Nazi death camp site in southern Poland.
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Netanyahu opens Auschwitz display

Thursday, June 13th 2013, 14:14
related countries: Poland Poland

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu opens a permanent Holocaust exhibition at the site of the Nazi death camp at Auschwitz in Poland.
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Israel U21 1-0 England U21

Tuesday, June 11th 2013, 18:14

England exit the European Under-21 Championship with a third straight defeat after Ofir Kriaf hits the winner for Israel.
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