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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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Israel: news

W Bank prisoner 'close to death'

Wednesday, March 21st 2012, 0:07

Rights activists say a Palestinian on hunger strike for the past month in protest at her detention by Israel is at "immediate risk of death".
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Israeli ban on underweight models

Tuesday, March 20th 2012, 16:35

Israeli lawmakers have passed legislation banning the use of underweight models in advertising and on catwalks.
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Is a US war with Iran inevitable?

Monday, March 19th 2012, 8:08
related countries: Iran Iran, United States United States

Is an Israeli strike against Iran avoidable or inevitable?
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Iranians sought for Delhi attack

Friday, March 16th 2012, 15:38
related countries: India India
related places: Delhi

Police in India say they have issued arrest warrants for three Iranians who allegedly planned the February attack on an Israeli diplomat in Delhi.
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Further Gaza clashes test truce

Thursday, March 15th 2012, 10:39

The truce in Gaza may be fraying as the Israel carries out air strikes and Palestinian militants continue to fire rockets into Israel.
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Bible artefacts mystery unsolved

Wednesday, March 14th 2012, 18:39

An Israeli collector of biblical artefacts is found not guilty of forgery, but the authenticity of key finds remains unclear.
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Press voices scepticism over Gaza truce

Wednesday, March 14th 2012, 16:34

Israeli, Palestinian and Middle Eastern papers express doubt over whether the ceasefire reached between Israel and Palestinian militants in Gaza can last for long.
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VIDEO: How truce was agreed after Gaza clashes

Tuesday, March 13th 2012, 12:40

A ceasefire is in place between Israel and Palestinian militants in Gaza after four days of deadly clashes.
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Truce agreed after Gaza clashes

Tuesday, March 13th 2012, 12:07
related countries: Egypt Egypt

A truce mediated by Egypt has been agreed between Israel and Palestinian militants in Gaza after four days of deadly clashes.
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Deadly air strikes hit Gaza Strip

Monday, March 12th 2012, 20:19

At least two civilians and four militants have been killed by Israeli air strikes on Gaza, medics say, as cross-border violence continues.
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Israelis place hopes in Iron Dome against Gaza fire

Monday, March 12th 2012, 19:44

Israel hopes new missile defence system will stop Gaza rockets
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Israel steps up Gaza air strikes

Sunday, March 11th 2012, 0:14

Israeli air strikes have pounded Gaza for a second day, as Palestinians unleash a barrage of rockets in retaliation for the killing of a militant leader.
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Israeli strikes 'kill 12' in Gaza

Saturday, March 10th 2012, 10:29

Twelve Palestinians, including the leader of the Popular Resistance Committees, are now known to have died in Israeli air strikes in Gaza.
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Netanyahu warns on Iran timetable

Friday, March 9th 2012, 15:39
related countries: Iran Iran

Israel's PM Benjamin Netanyahu warns he will not countenance a long delay in attacking Iran's nuclear sites.
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Palestinian W Bank death inquiry

Friday, March 9th 2012, 10:51
related countries: West Bank West Bank

The Israeli army says it is investigating the killing of a Palestinian teenager in the West Bank on Thursday.
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Why is Israel calling Iran a nuclear duck?

Wednesday, March 7th 2012, 14:29
related countries: Iran Iran

Why is Israel's prime minister calling Iran a nuclear duck?
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Hamas denies being Iran's proxy

Wednesday, March 7th 2012, 12:49
related countries: Iran Iran

Leaders of the Palestinian Islamist movement, Hamas, say they will not help Iran militarily in any conflict between Israel and the Islamic Republic.
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Arrest in Israeli diplomat attack

Wednesday, March 7th 2012, 8:04
related countries: India India
related places: Delhi

Police in Delhi arrest an Indian journalist in connection with a bomb blast last month which injured an Israeli diplomat's wife in the city.
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Analysis: How would Iran respond to an Israeli attack?

Wednesday, March 7th 2012, 0:06
related countries: Iran Iran

How would Iran respond to an Israeli attack?
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US-Israeli talks spark mixed press response

Tuesday, March 6th 2012, 12:41
related countries: Iran Iran, United States United States

The Israeli press detects some common ground with the United States on the Iranian nuclear issue; Iranian newspapers play down Obama's comments as "propaganda"
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Israel warns time short on Iran

Tuesday, March 6th 2012, 10:56
related countries: Iran Iran, United States United States

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu tells a pro-Israel US lobby time is running out to stop Iran developing a nuclear weapon.
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Israel PM talks tough on security

Tuesday, March 6th 2012, 7:23
related countries: Iran Iran, United States United States
related places: White House

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu tells US President Barack Obama that Israel must always remain "master of its fate", as they meet for key talks on Iran.
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VIDEO: 'Israel has right to defend itself'

Tuesday, March 6th 2012, 5:37
related countries: Iran Iran

Israel's prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu has reiterated his country's right to defend itself against an Iranian nuclear threat.
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Twin blasts on Egypt pipeline

Monday, March 5th 2012, 21:02
related countries: Egypt Egypt, Jordan Jordan

The main gas pipeline sending supplies from Egypt to Jordan and Israel is attacked, causing two large explosions, officials say.
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Lib Dem quits over Israel remarks

Thursday, March 1st 2012, 15:06

Liberal Democrat Baroness Tonge resigns from the party after refusing to withdraw her comment that Israel "is not going to be there forever".
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Palestinian 'shot dead' in W Bank

Friday, February 24th 2012, 19:55
related countries: West Bank West Bank

A Palestinian man has died after being injured in clashes at an Israeli army checkpoint in the West Bank, Palestinian medical sources say.
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Palestinian 'ends hunger strike'

Tuesday, February 21st 2012, 17:48

A Palestinian prisoner ends his 66-day hunger strike over his detention by Israel in a deal that will see him freed in April, Israeli officials say.
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Thailand names sixth bomb suspect

Monday, February 20th 2012, 13:00
related countries: Iran Iran, Thailand Thailand
related places: Bangkok

A court in Thailand issues an arrest warrant for a sixth suspect over an alleged Iranian bomb plot to attack Israeli diplomats in Bangkok.
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Palestinian hunger strike goes on

Sunday, February 19th 2012, 20:41

A Palestinian prisoner being held in Israel without charges or trial begins his 10th week of a hunger strike in protest at his arrest.
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Palestinians rally for prisoner

Friday, February 17th 2012, 17:50
related countries: West Bank West Bank

Thousands have rallied in Gaza and the West Bank in support of a Palestinian on the 62nd day of a hunger strike in protest at his detention by Israel.
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Thais seek two new blast suspects

Friday, February 17th 2012, 8:41
related countries: Thailand Thailand

Police in Thailand say they are seeking two more suspects in connection with a bomb plot believed to be targeting Israeli diplomats.
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Palestinian children die in crash

Thursday, February 16th 2012, 15:08
related countries: West Bank West Bank

At least eight Palestinian children and a teacher are killed in a collision involving their school bus and a lorry north of Jerusalem.
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Bangkok plot 'targeted Israelis'

Thursday, February 16th 2012, 12:31
related countries: Thailand Thailand
related places: Bangkok

A group of Iranians detained after prematurely exploding bombs in Bangkok on Tuesday planned to target two Israeli diplomats, Thai police believe.
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VIDEO: Thailand releases bomber CCTV

Wednesday, February 15th 2012, 12:20
related countries: Georgia Georgia, India India, Iran Iran, Thailand Thailand
related places: Bangkok

Israel is blaming Iran for Tuesday's botched explosions in Bangkok. They came a day after two bombs targeted Israeli diplomats in India and Georgia.
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Supreme Court upholds BBC refusal

Wednesday, February 15th 2012, 11:58

An appeal against the BBC's refusal to publish an internal report into its coverage of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict has been rejected by the UK Supreme Court.
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India hunts diplomat car bomber

Tuesday, February 14th 2012, 8:21
related countries: India India
related places: Delhi

Home Minister P Chidambaram says India is hunting the "well-trained person" who carried out Monday's attack on an Israeli diplomat in Delhi.
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VIDEO: Israel envoys 'target of attacks'

Monday, February 13th 2012, 19:34
related countries: Georgia Georgia, India India, Iran Iran

Bombers have targeted staff at Israeli embassies in India and Georgia, officials say, with Israel accusing Iran of masterminding the attacks.
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Israel envoys 'target of attacks'

Monday, February 13th 2012, 18:41
related countries: India India
related places: Delhi

Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu blames Iran after bombers apparently targeted diplomats in India and Georgia, injuring four people.
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Azerbaijan in 'spy' row with Iran

Monday, February 13th 2012, 13:49
related countries: Iran Iran

Azerbaijan angrily denies an Iranian claim that it has been helping Israeli spies plotting against Iran.
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Israel nationwide strike is over

Sunday, February 12th 2012, 12:01

Israel's main trade union federation has ended a five-day strike which closed government offices and key transport hubs.
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One killed in air strikes on Gaza

Sunday, February 12th 2012, 0:51
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

One man is killed and four others wounded in Israeli air strikes against what it says were "terrorist" sites in the Gaza Strip.
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Palestinian hunger striker fears

Wednesday, February 8th 2012, 16:43

Doctors say a Palestinian prisoner who has been on hunger strike for 54 days while being detained without trial by Israel is in a critical condition.
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Israel hit by nationwide strike

Wednesday, February 8th 2012, 10:09

Israel's main trade union federation launches a national strike intended to shut down government offices, banks, airports, ports and rail services.
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Madonna announces next world tour

Tuesday, February 7th 2012, 10:00

Madonna announces the dates for her latest world tour, which will start in Israel in March.
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Israel condemns Fatah-Hamas move

Tuesday, February 7th 2012, 4:29

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu condemns a unity deal between the Palestinian Authority and Hamas, saying it damages prospects for peace.
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US and Israel 'in unison' on Iran

Monday, February 6th 2012, 14:33
related countries: Iran Iran, United States United States

The US is working closely with Israel to use diplomacy to prevent Iran from becoming a nuclear power, President Barack Obama says.
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UN chief urges Israeli 'goodwill'

Wednesday, February 1st 2012, 16:37

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon calls on Israel to offer goodwill gestures to the Palestinian to get the deadlocked peace talks back on track.
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West Bank pair 'imprisoned girl'

Wednesday, February 1st 2012, 10:36
related countries: West Bank West Bank

The Israeli authorities charge an Israeli-Arab couple with imprisoning their daughter for nine years at their home in the West Bank town of Qalqilya.
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Netanyahu re-elected Likud leader

Wednesday, February 1st 2012, 8:01

The Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, wins an election for the leadership of his right-wing Likud party, according to partial results.
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Tunisia's Jews shun 'migrate to Israel' idea

Tuesday, January 31st 2012, 9:41

Jews reject call to migrate to Israel despite Islamist poll victory
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Israel tops cyber-security poll

Monday, January 30th 2012, 20:21
related countries: Sweden Sweden

A major report from security firm McAfee assesses the so-called "cyber-readiness" of major countries in the connected world.
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VIDEO: Bats find shelter in Israeli bunkers

Friday, January 27th 2012, 22:25

Bats are finding a surprising haven in abandoned Israeli bunkers, researchers say.
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VIDEO: 3D coding turns disaster to art

Thursday, January 26th 2012, 0:01
related places: Tel Aviv

Israeli artist Eyal Gever offers a tour of his studio in Tel Aviv, where he uses computer programmes and 3D printers to turn disaster scenarios into sculptures.
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Exploratory Mid-East talks 'over'

Wednesday, January 25th 2012, 16:53

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas says the exploratory talks with Israel on resuming full peace negotiations have concluded, without any progress.
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Hamas MP detained for six months

Wednesday, January 25th 2012, 8:15

An Israeli military court orders Hamas MP Aziz Dweik, speaker of the Palestinian parliament, to be held without trial for six months, his lawyer says.
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Palestinians condemn MP's arrest

Friday, January 20th 2012, 13:55

The Palestinian Authority condemns Israel's arrest of a senior Hamas politician, who is speaker of the Palestinian Legislative Council.
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Israel arrests senior Palestinian

Thursday, January 19th 2012, 22:09
related countries: West Bank West Bank

The speaker of the Palestinian assembly, who is a member of the Hamas militant group, has been arrested at an Israeli checkpoint in the West Bank.
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Russia warns against Iran strike

Wednesday, January 18th 2012, 15:45
related countries: Iran Iran, Russia Russia

Russia's foreign minister says an attack on Iran would be "a catastrophe", as Israel's defence minister says any decision is "very far off".
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EU report urges action on Israel

Wednesday, January 18th 2012, 14:19

EU diplomats in Jerusalem call for laws to ensure financial transactions by member states do not support Jewish settlements.
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Israel attacks Gaza 'militants'

Wednesday, January 18th 2012, 11:54
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

Israel launches an air and ground attack on northern Gaza, killing one, in an attack it says targeted militants.
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Israel criticises Clegg comments

Monday, January 16th 2012, 17:37
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Israel accuses UK Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg of "gratuitous bashing" after he said it was doing "immense damage" to the peace process through settlement building.
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New attacks on Israeli websites

Monday, January 16th 2012, 12:13
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

A Saudi computer hacker is blamed for attacks on the websites of Israel's stock exchange and national airline, El Al.
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Israeli hacker's retaliatory leak

Thursday, January 12th 2012, 16:31
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia
related places: `Arab

An Israeli hacker has released Saudi credit card details online and threatens more leaks to avenge Arab hacking attacks.
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Israeli bar on citizenship upheld

Thursday, January 12th 2012, 12:58

A law preventing Palestinians gaining Israeli nationality by marriage is upheld by Israel's top court.
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