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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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VIDEO: Obama urges return to peace talks

Thursday, March 21st 2013, 22:54
related countries: United States United States, West Bank West Bank

Barack Obama has called on Israelis and Palestinians to return to peace talks, as he makes his first visit to Israel and the West Bank as US president.
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Frank words from Obama in Israel

Thursday, March 21st 2013, 22:08

Jeremy Bowen on the US president's frank words in Israel
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President Obama gives peace a chance

Thursday, March 21st 2013, 19:36

Obama's Israel speech will be part of his legacy, says Mark Mardell
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Obama urges return to peace talks

Thursday, March 21st 2013, 17:50
related countries: United States United States, West Bank West Bank

Barack Obama urges Israelis and Palestinians to return to peace talks as he makes his first visit to Israel and the West Bank as US president.
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Obama urges end to settlement demand

Thursday, March 21st 2013, 15:40
related countries: United States United States, West Bank West Bank

President Barack Obama urges Palestinians to drop their demands for a freeze in Israeli settlement building, as he visits the West Bank.
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The locust-eaters of Israel

Thursday, March 21st 2013, 0:47

Israel ponders eating its way out of a locust plague
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US and Israel 'share Iran goals'

Wednesday, March 20th 2013, 22:22
related countries: United States United States

Barack Obama and Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu reaffirm their commitment to stopping Iran getting nuclear weapons, as the US president visits Israel.
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Obama: US proud to be Israel ally

Wednesday, March 20th 2013, 17:04
related countries: Iran Iran, Syria Syria

Barack Obama says Israel has "no greater friend" than the US, as he makes his first visit to the country as president.
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Obama limo halted by 'fuel mix-up'

Wednesday, March 20th 2013, 16:48

One of Barack Obama's fleet of armoured limousines breaks down in Israel after reportedly being filled with the wrong type of fuel.
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Jordan's king slams region's leaders

Tuesday, March 19th 2013, 14:36
related countries: Egypt Egypt, Jordan Jordan, United States United States

Jordan's King Abdullah II says Egypt's President Morsi has "no depth" of understanding of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, in a US interview.
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Israel's new government sworn in

Monday, March 18th 2013, 19:02

Israel's new coalition government, led by Benjamin Netanyahu, is sworn in after nearly two months of negotiations.
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Rock-star Obama and sceptical Israel

Monday, March 18th 2013, 1:09

Mark Mardell looks at President Obama's first visit to Israel
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Israel PM signs coalition deal

Friday, March 15th 2013, 15:24

The Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu signs a deal to form a coalition government, several weeks after he won the election.
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Israel's cabinet for change - if it lasts

Thursday, March 14th 2013, 21:49

New Israeli coalition promises much - if it lasts
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Iran nuclear weapon 'over year away'

Thursday, March 14th 2013, 19:41
related countries: Iran Iran, United States United States

US President Barack Obama tells an Israeli TV channel that it would take Iran "over a year or so" to develop a nuclear weapon.
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Israel PM 'reaches coalition deal'

Thursday, March 14th 2013, 8:48

The Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu reaches a deal to form a coalition government with the Yesh Atid and Jewish Home parties, officials say.
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Funeral held for shot Palestinian

Wednesday, March 13th 2013, 16:25
related countries: West Bank West Bank
related places: Hebron

A funeral is held for a Palestinian man shot dead by Israeli soldiers during clashes at a refugee camp near the West Bank city of Hebron.
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Doubts over Israel's Iron Dome

Wednesday, March 13th 2013, 14:40
related countries: United States United States

A leading US expert on missile defence raises serious doubts about the success rate of Israel's Iron Dome system during last year's Gaza conflict.
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UN disputes deadly Gaza strike

Monday, March 11th 2013, 18:32

A misfired Palestinian rocket rather than an Israeli air strike may have killed the baby son of a BBC journalist in Gaza, a UN agency says.
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VIDEO: Dog TV launched for home alone pets

Saturday, March 9th 2013, 8:59

An Israeli TV company has launched a channel just for dogs called Dog TV.
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Israel's Dog TV sets tails wagging

Saturday, March 9th 2013, 6:15

Israeli TV channel for canine viewers sets tails wagging
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Shot Palestinian dies in hospital

Thursday, March 7th 2013, 17:38

A Palestinian shot in the head by Israeli soldiers during a confrontation with stone-throwers has died of his wounds, hospital officials say.
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VIDEO: Locusts threaten Mid East crops

Thursday, March 7th 2013, 9:17

Pesticides are being sprayed from the land and air in an effort to eradicate a huge swarm of locusts that is threatening crops in southern Israel and Gaza.
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UN rebukes Israel over child arrests

Wednesday, March 6th 2013, 13:01

The ill-treatment of Palestinian children in Israeli jails is "widespread, systematic and institutionalised", a UN report says.
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Prisoner X 'worked for Israel'

Wednesday, March 6th 2013, 11:21
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Australia confirms for the first time that an Australian-Israeli man who died while secretly jailed in Israel worked for the Israeli government.
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Israel's coalition deadline extended

Saturday, March 2nd 2013, 22:05

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is given two more weeks to try to form a new government, following January's inconclusive elections.
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Israeli army ire over social media posts

Saturday, March 2nd 2013, 1:30

Israeli army grapples with spate of damaging social media posts
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Israel Ethiopian birth control probe

Thursday, February 28th 2013, 16:57
related countries: Ethiopia Ethiopia

Israel's health ministry is to investigate why contraceptive injections were widely given to Ethiopian immigrant women.
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Two Palestinians end hunger strike

Thursday, February 28th 2013, 13:04

Two Palestinian prisoners held in an Israeli jail have ended their hunger strike and two others continue to refuse food.
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Gaza rocket fired into south Israel

Tuesday, February 26th 2013, 6:19
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

A rocket fired from Gaza lands in southern Israel - the first such attack since shortly after a ceasefire ended clashes in November, Israeli police say.
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VIDEO: Tensions as West Bank funeral held

Monday, February 25th 2013, 17:47
related countries: West Bank West Bank

The funeral of a Palestinian whose death in Israeli custody on Saturday fuelled riots has been held in a village in the West Bank
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Tensions high amid West Bank funeral

Monday, February 25th 2013, 12:40
related countries: West Bank West Bank
related places: Hebron

The funeral of a Palestinian who died in Israeli custody on Saturday, fuelling riots, is held in the West Bank, amid heightened tension.
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Israel tests new missile interceptor

Monday, February 25th 2013, 11:22

Israel's defence ministry says it has successfully tested its new long-range missile interceptor system, Arrow 3.
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Palestinian inmates in huge protest

Sunday, February 24th 2013, 22:06

Thousands of Palestinian prisoners stage a one-day hunger strike in protest at the death of a prisoner in an Israeli jail on Saturday.
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Clashes over Palestinian prisoners

Friday, February 22nd 2013, 16:12
related countries: West Bank West Bank

Hundreds of Palestinians clash with Israeli forces across the West Bank and East Jerusalem, amid further protests over hunger-striking prisoners.
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Oscars: From West Bank to Hollywood

Friday, February 22nd 2013, 10:34

Israeli and Palestinian films about the occupation up for an Oscar
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Many injured in West Bank protests

Thursday, February 21st 2013, 17:24
related countries: West Bank West Bank

More than 60 people have been injured in clashes between Palestinians and the Israeli army in the West Bank, the Palestinian Red Crescent says.
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VIDEO: Electric elephants on digital safari

Thursday, February 21st 2013, 1:10

The Israeli inventor who brings a robotic puppet safari to life
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Livni joins Israeli government

Wednesday, February 20th 2013, 12:52

Former Israeli opposition leader Tzipi Livni agrees to join a new coalition led by the Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu.
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Israel's Prisoner X 'hanged himself'

Tuesday, February 19th 2013, 15:12
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Israel confirms that a secret detainee known as Prisoner X - identified as Australian-Israeli Ben Zygier - hanged himself in his cell 2010.
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Protests for Palestinian prisoners

Monday, February 18th 2013, 14:47
related countries: West Bank West Bank

Protests are held in the West Bank in solidarity with Palestinian hunger strikers in Israeli jails, following warnings about the state of their health.
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Israel's Prisoner X 'leaked secrets'

Monday, February 18th 2013, 12:47
related countries: Aruba Aruba

An Australian report says Israel secretly jailed an Australian man who worked for its Mossad spy agency because it believed he had leaked secrets.
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Israel to launch Prisoner X inquiry

Sunday, February 17th 2013, 21:41
related countries: Aruba Aruba

An Israeli parliamentary inquiry will investigate the death in custody of Prisoner X, said to be an Australian-Israeli with links to Mossad.
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Israel lets in wounded Syrians

Sunday, February 17th 2013, 16:42

Israel says Syrians can cross into the occupied Golan Heights "in exceptional cases" after seven are taken to hospital in northern Israel.
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Israel politician Lieberman on trial

Sunday, February 17th 2013, 15:57

Israel's former foreign minister, Avigdor Lieberman, pleads not guilty at the opening of his trial on charges of fraud and breach of trust.
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Curious case of Israel's Prisoner X

Sunday, February 17th 2013, 0:56

Mysterious case sparks debate about censorship and civil rights
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Beitar Jerusalem FC strives to shed racist reputation

Thursday, February 14th 2013, 14:32

The Israeli football club trying to shed its racist reputation
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VIDEO: The fans who hate their own player

Thursday, February 14th 2013, 10:58

Football authorities and senior political figures in Israel have condemned recent racist incidents, relating to one of the country's largest football clubs.
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Israel confirms it held Prisoner X

Thursday, February 14th 2013, 3:48
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Israel confirms it imprisoned an Australian-Israeli man under a false identity for security reasons, and that he died in custody.
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Australia probes Israel jail case

Wednesday, February 13th 2013, 16:34
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Australia's foreign minister orders a review into the case of an Australian "mystery prisoner" who reportedly hanged himself in 2010 in an Israeli jail.
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Europol handed Burgas bomb findings

Tuesday, February 12th 2013, 22:59
related countries: Bulgaria Bulgaria
related places: Burgas

Bulgaria gives Europol the names of two people it suspects of involvement in the Burgas bus bombing that killed five Israeli tourists and a driver.
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Mystery Israel prisoner 'identified'

Tuesday, February 12th 2013, 17:27
related countries: Aruba Aruba

A mystery prisoner reported to have hanged himself in 2010 in an Israeli jail where he was secretly held was an Australian national, an Australian news programme has reported.
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VIDEO: Football racism fears in Israel

Monday, February 11th 2013, 7:05

When the Israeli football team Beitar Jerusalem signed two Chechen players it broke a long-established tradition of not signing Arabs or Muslims.
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Jerusalem football club torched

Friday, February 8th 2013, 13:05

The offices of Israeli football club Beitar Jerusalem are set on fire in a suspected arson attack that is thought to be linked to opposition to its signing of Muslim players.
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Wednesday, February 6th 2013, 16:40
related countries: Bulgaria Bulgaria

Hezbollah dismisses a Bulgarian report blaming it for a deadly 2012 bus bombing, saying it is facing an "international campaign" waged by Israel.
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Israel urges Hezbollah terror tag

Tuesday, February 5th 2013, 22:04
related countries: Bulgaria Bulgaria

Hezbollah should be placed on the European list of banned terror organisations, Israel's PM says, as the group is blamed for a deadly bomb in Bulgaria.
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Obama plans visit to Middle East

Tuesday, February 5th 2013, 20:53
related countries: Jordan Jordan, United States United States, West Bank West Bank
related places: White House

Barack Obama is planning his first trip to Israel as US president, in a spring trip that will include the West Bank and Jordan, says the White House.
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AUDIO: Assad 'delusional and dangerous'

Monday, February 4th 2013, 12:11
related countries: Syria Syria, United States United States

A former US ambassador to Syria and Israel told 5 live that Bashar Al Assad was getting more dangerous and "delusional".
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Hamas arrests across West Bank

Monday, February 4th 2013, 11:25
related countries: West Bank West Bank

Israeli forces in the West Bank arrest at least 20 members of the Palestinian militant group Hamas, including three members of parliament.
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VIDEO: Assad: Israel 'destabilising' Syria

Monday, February 4th 2013, 1:07
related countries: Syria Syria

Syria's President Bashar al-Assad has accused Israel of trying to "destabilise" his country, in his first comments on last week's reported Israeli air strike in Syria.
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Assad: Israel destabilising Syria

Sunday, February 3rd 2013, 19:56
related countries: Syria Syria

Syria's embattled President Assad has accused Israel of trying to "destabilise" his country, in his first remarks on a reported Israeli air strike.
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Netanyahu asked to form coalition

Saturday, February 2nd 2013, 21:48

Israeli President Shimon Peres asks Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to form a new government following last month's parliamentary election.
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Iran 'steps up' Syria aid - Clinton

Friday, February 1st 2013, 5:32
related countries: Iran Iran, Russia Russia, Syria Syria, United States United States
related places: Clinton

Departing US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton warns that Iran and Russia are fuelling the conflict in Syria, as tensions rise over an alleged Israeli strike.
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