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Israel intercepts Gaza-bound boat

Sunday, October 21st 2012, 0:58
related countries: Finland Finland, Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

The Israeli navy intercepts a Finnish-flagged boat of pro-Palestinian activists trying to break the blockade of the Gaza Strip.
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India bail in Israeli car bombing

Friday, October 19th 2012, 9:13
related countries: India India
related places: Delhi

India's Supreme Court frees on bail a Delhi-based journalist arrested in March in connection with a bomb attack on the car of an Israeli diplomat's wife in the city.
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Palestinian prisoner's year of freedom

Thursday, October 18th 2012, 14:09

Still resist Israel, says Palestinian released in Shalit deal
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Israeli threat to Bedouin villages

Thursday, October 18th 2012, 8:36

Israel and Bedouins in legal tussle over forcible relocation
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VIDEO: West Bank Bedouin fear eviction

Thursday, October 18th 2012, 8:28
related countries: West Bank West Bank

Residents of a Bedouin village in the occupied West Bank have an Israeli military demolition order hanging over their homes and their school.
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Gilad Shalit: Israel's reluctant celebrity

Thursday, October 18th 2012, 6:17

Freed Israeli prisoner finds new life - as sport reporter
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Israel issues Gaza blockade study

Wednesday, October 17th 2012, 21:51

An Israeli court forces the release of government research detailing the number of calories Palestinians in Gaza needed to consume to avoid malnutrition during Israel’s blockade.
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Grave of Moshe Dayan vandalised

Tuesday, October 16th 2012, 16:17

The grave of the former Israeli defence minister and military chief-of-staff, Gen Moshe Dayan, is vandalised on the 31st anniversary of his death.
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Israel sets date for early poll

Tuesday, October 16th 2012, 2:12

Israel's parliament votes to dissolve itself and to hold an early general election on 22 January, a year ahead of schedule.
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Kafka battle settled in Israel

Sunday, October 14th 2012, 16:52

An Israeli court rules that a collection of works by novelist Franz Kafka must be handed to Israel's national library, after a long legal battle.
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New round of Israel Gaza strikes

Sunday, October 14th 2012, 15:28
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

Three Israeli air strikes on the Gaza Strip in 24 hours leave four people dead, including at least three militants.
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Hezbollah admits to Israel drone

Thursday, October 11th 2012, 19:37
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

The Lebanese Shia militant group Hezbollah has admitted launching an Iranian-made drone that was shot down over Israel last week.
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Analysis: Israel's early election

Wednesday, October 10th 2012, 17:45

Why has Netanyahu brought Israel's poll forward?
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Netanyahu calls early Israel poll

Tuesday, October 9th 2012, 19:07

Israel's prime minister calls an early general election, following the failure to agree the annual budget with his coalition partners.
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Jordan appoints envoy to Israel

Tuesday, October 9th 2012, 13:58

Jordan's King Abdullah appoints a new ambassador to Israel, filling a post that has been vacant for two years, officials say.
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Strikes on Gaza after rocket fire

Monday, October 8th 2012, 13:54
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

Israel carries out strikes at targets in the Gaza Strip, injuring five people, after Palestinian militants fire about 50 rockets into southern Israel.
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Militants hit in Gaza air strike

Sunday, October 7th 2012, 18:53
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

Two Palestinian militants are among a number of people wounded in an Israeli air strike on the Gaza Strip, officials say.
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VIDEO: Israel downs unmanned aircraft

Sunday, October 7th 2012, 8:55

The Israeli air force has shot down a mysterious small unmanned aircraft after it crossed into the south of the country, the military says.
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Israel downs unmanned aircraft

Saturday, October 6th 2012, 23:37

The Israeli air force has shot down a mysterious small unmanned aircraft after it crossed into the south of the country, the military says.
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Two die in Israel hotel shootings

Friday, October 5th 2012, 11:21
related countries: United States United States

An American man who killed one person after opening fire at a hotel in Israel's southern resort of Eilat is shot dead by Israeli police.
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Israel campaigns on Jewish refugee issue

Friday, September 28th 2012, 11:49

Israeli campaign highlights plight of Jews from Arab lands
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Iran will 'retaliate' if attacked

Friday, September 28th 2012, 4:38
related countries: Iran Iran
related places: In

In response to the Israeli prime minister's calls for a "clear red line" to be drawn to stop Iran's nuclear programme, Iran says it will defend itself if attacked.
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Israel urges 'red line' for Iran

Thursday, September 27th 2012, 20:40
related countries: Iran Iran

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu calls for a "clear red line" to be drawn over Iran's nuclear programme, in a speech at the UN General Assembly.
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VIDEO: Middle East dominates UN Assembly

Thursday, September 27th 2012, 6:02
related countries: Syria Syria

The Middle East has dominated the first day of the UN General Assembly, with Syria and the stalemate between Israel and the Palestinians high on the agenda.
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Iran decries 'nuclear threats'

Wednesday, September 26th 2012, 21:48
related countries: Iran Iran, United States United States

Iran's president accuses the West of nuclear "intimidation" in a UN General Assembly address boycotted by the US and Israel.
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Palestinians to get work permits

Monday, September 24th 2012, 20:24

Israel says it plans to issue 5,000 more work permits to Palestinians to boost the territory's ailing economy, amid continuing protests.
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Barak floats West Bank withdrawal

Monday, September 24th 2012, 13:31
related countries: West Bank West Bank

Israeli Defence Minister Ehud Barak calls for a unilateral withdrawal from most of the West Bank if peace talks with the Palestinians fail.
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Olmert given suspended sentence

Monday, September 24th 2012, 12:48

Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert is fined $19,170 (£11,800) and is given a suspended sentence for breaching the public's trust.
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VIDEO: Israel refuses Egypt treaty change

Sunday, September 23rd 2012, 16:20
related countries: Egypt Egypt

Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman says there is "not the slightest" possibility that Israel will accept changes to its 1979 peace treaty with Egypt.
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No Egypt treaty change - Israel

Sunday, September 23rd 2012, 11:28
related countries: Egypt Egypt

Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman rules out changing the peace treaty with Egypt, amid growing violence in the Sinai border area.
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Israeli soldier killed in clash

Friday, September 21st 2012, 18:31

One Israeli soldier and three militants have been killed in a clash inside Israel close to its border with Egypt, says the Israeli military.
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'Defeat Jihad' ads for NY subway

Thursday, September 20th 2012, 18:53

Controversial pro-Israel ads are to appear next week in New York subway stations, after city transport officials failed to block the posters.
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Palestinians die in Gaza air raid

Thursday, September 20th 2012, 10:52
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

An Israeli air strike on Gaza kills two Palestinian border guards, whom Israel says belonged to a "terrorist group".
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Romney taped in Mid-East 'gaffe'

Tuesday, September 18th 2012, 21:02

A new secret video clip emerges of remarks by Republican candidate Mitt Romney, saying the Palestinians are committed to Israel's destruction.
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‘Price-tag’ tactics of West Bank Jewish settlers

Sunday, September 16th 2012, 23:01
related countries: West Bank West Bank

The settlers who exact revenge on Palestinians and Israel's army
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Obama 'unable to meet' Israeli PM

Wednesday, September 12th 2012, 1:51
related countries: Iran Iran

The White House denies President Barack Obama refused to meet Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu in New York this month, amid tensions over Iran.
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Children hurt in Gaza air strikes

Monday, September 10th 2012, 12:02

Two Palestinian children are injured by Israeli air strikes on smuggling tunnels in Gaza, medics say, as cross-border violence escalates.
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Tegart: A tough cop in a tough world

Sunday, September 9th 2012, 23:43
related countries: Ireland Ireland

The Irish cop whose fortresses still tower over Israel
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Nepal-Israel joint stamp issued

Friday, September 7th 2012, 11:19
related countries: Nepal Nepal

Nepal and Israel release a joint stamp depicting the highest and the lowest places on earth - Mount Everest and the Dead Sea.
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Israel in Eritrean migrant deal

Thursday, September 6th 2012, 22:20
related countries: Egypt Egypt, Eritrea Eritrea

Israel admits three of 21 Eritrean migrants who had been stuck on its border with Egypt, after its initial refusal sparked condemnation and court action.
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'Six militants' killed in Gaza

Thursday, September 6th 2012, 15:46

At least six Palestinians have been killed in two Israeli strikes in Gaza against what Israel says were militants preparing rocket and bomb attacks.
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Israel urged to admit migrants

Thursday, September 6th 2012, 12:20
related countries: Egypt Egypt

The UN's refugee agency calls on Israel to allow in a group of African migrants trapped at the fenced border with Egypt for the past week.
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Munich massacre dead remembered

Wednesday, September 5th 2012, 16:05
related countries: Germany Germany
related places: Munich

German officials join Israeli survivors on the 40th anniversary of the Munich massacre for solemn ceremonies at the Olympic Village and an air base.
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Israel PM condemns cabinet leak

Wednesday, September 5th 2012, 14:21

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu abandons a meeting of top security officials after details were leaked to the media.
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Israel removes West Bank settlers

Sunday, September 2nd 2012, 15:53
related countries: West Bank West Bank

Scuffles erupt as Israeli police remove Jewish settlers from an illegal West Bank outpost of Migron, north of Jerusalem.
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Has Israeli firm cracked electric car angst?

Sunday, September 2nd 2012, 10:58

Does Israeli invention spell end to electric car angst?
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VIDEO: Netanyahu: Iran 'threat to world peace'

Thursday, August 30th 2012, 22:42
related countries: Iran Iran
related places: Tehran

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has described Iran as "the greatest threat to world peace" following a UN report which says Tehran has doubled its capacity to enrich uranium.
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VIDEO: Egypt criticism prompts Syria walk-out

Thursday, August 30th 2012, 21:29
related countries: Egypt Egypt, Iran Iran, Syria Syria
related places: Tehran

Ban Ki-moon has criticised Iran's position on Israel and the Egyptian president, Mohammed Mursi, has attacked the Syrian government on the first day of the Non-Aligned Movement summit in Tehran.
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VIDEO: Egypt Sinai campaign concerns Israel

Thursday, August 30th 2012, 5:27
related countries: Egypt Egypt

Egyptian security forces have killed 11 militants since launching an offensive in the Sinai peninsula earlier this month, the defence ministry has said.
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War talk fails to dampen Israeli mood

Wednesday, August 29th 2012, 23:55
related countries: Iran Iran

Talk about war with Iran fails to dampen Israeli spirits
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VIDEO: Corrie parents lose Israel case

Tuesday, August 28th 2012, 22:01
related countries: United States United States
related places: Gaza

Israel was not at fault for the death of US activist Rachel Corrie, killed in Gaza by an Israeli army bulldozer in 2003, an Israeli court rules.
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Corrie parents lose Israel case

Tuesday, August 28th 2012, 13:22
related countries: United States United States

Israel was not at fault for the death of US activist Rachel Corrie, killed in Gaza by an Israeli army bulldozer in 2003, an Israeli court rules.
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Israeli minors held over attack

Monday, August 27th 2012, 12:40

Three Israeli children aged between 12 and 13 are arrested, suspected of carrying out a fire-bomb attack on a Palestinian taxi earlier this month.
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South Africa in Israel label spat

Wednesday, August 22nd 2012, 23:11
related countries: South Africa South Africa

South Africa's cabinet draws criticism from Israel and Jewish groups for approving the placing of "Occupied Territories" labels on goods made in Israeli settlements.
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Israeli youths held over assault

Monday, August 20th 2012, 19:20

Seven Israeli youths, including a 13-year-old boy, are arrested on suspicion of assaulting a group of Palestinians in Jerusalem last week.
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Congressman 'sorry' for nude swim

Monday, August 20th 2012, 15:17

Kansas congressman Kevin Yoder apologises for swimming nude in the Sea of Galilee while on an official trip to Israel in August 2011.
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AUDIO: Will Israel launch an attack on Iran?

Saturday, August 18th 2012, 10:02
related countries: Iran Iran

Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has called Israel "an insult to humankind". It follows a week in which Israel has been carrying out an increasingly public debate about whether to attack Iran's nuclear facilities. It has been suggested that an at
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VIDEO: Iranian books published in Israel

Friday, August 17th 2012, 14:30
related countries: Iran Iran

Two popular works of modern Iranian fiction have been translated into Hebrew and published in Israel for the first time.
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Palestinian taxi hit by fire-bomb

Friday, August 17th 2012, 9:00
related countries: West Bank West Bank

Israel's prime minister vows to catch those responsible for a fire-bomb attack on a Palestinian taxi in the West Bank, which leaves six people hurt.
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Israel 'ready' for short Iran war

Wednesday, August 15th 2012, 15:42
related countries: Iran Iran

Israel's outgoing home front defence minister says an attack on Iran would likely trigger a month-long conflict that would leave 500 Israelis dead.
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US says Israel undecided on Iran

Tuesday, August 14th 2012, 22:29
related countries: Iran Iran, United States United States

US Defence Secretary Leon Panetta plays down reports that Israel is moving closer to taking military action over Iran's nuclear programme.
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Gaza manslaughter charge dropped

Monday, August 13th 2012, 12:37

Israeli prosecutors drop a manslaughter charge against a former soldier relating to the deaths of two Palestinian women during the 2009 Gaza offensive.
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Why Azerbaijan is closer to Israel than Iran

Sunday, August 12th 2012, 0:30
related countries: Iran Iran

Why Muslim Azerbaijan is closer to Israel than Iran
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Egypt's MB blames raid on Israel

Tuesday, August 7th 2012, 11:12
related countries: Egypt Egypt

Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood blames Israeli spy agency Mossad for Sunday's attack on a border post that left 16 Egyptian security officials dead.
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Israeli Munich widow slams IOC

Tuesday, August 7th 2012, 10:39
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The widow of an Israeli athlete killed at the 1972 Munich Olympics condemns the IOC at a memorial service on Monday for failing to hold a minute of silence at the London 2012 opening ceremony.
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VIDEO: Black September victims remembered

Tuesday, August 7th 2012, 8:32

David Cameron has attended an event to mark the 40th anniversary of the deaths of 11 Israeli athletes killed at the Munich Games.
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