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Wonder cancels Israel fundraiser

Sunday, December 2nd 2012, 12:51

Soul legend Stevie Wonder cancels a concert intended to raise money for Israel's defence forces, saying he is against "any war, anywhere".
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US warns Israel on settler homes

Saturday, December 1st 2012, 11:54
related countries: United States United States, West Bank West Bank

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton criticises Israel's authorisation of 3,000 more housing units in occupied East Jerusalem and the West Bank.
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Israel authorises settler homes

Friday, November 30th 2012, 20:31

Israel is to build 3,000 settler homes in the occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem, a day after the UN upgraded the Palestinians' status.
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Palestinian UN vote 'hurts peace'

Friday, November 30th 2012, 11:49

Israel says a vote upgrading the Palestinian status at the UN is "negative political theatre" that will "hurt peace".
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UN upgrades Palestinians' status

Friday, November 30th 2012, 7:45

The UN General Assembly votes to recognise the Palestinians as a non-member observer state, a move strongly opposed by Israel and the US.
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VIDEO: Palestinians win upgraded UN status

Friday, November 30th 2012, 7:01
related countries: United States United States

The UN General Assembly has voted to grant the Palestinians non-member observer state status - a move opposed by Israel and the US.
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Serb loses court battle in Israel

Thursday, November 29th 2012, 15:52
related countries: Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina
related places: Srebrenica

A Serb-Israeli loses a court battle in Israel to avoid extradition to Bosnia, where he is accused of a role in the Srebrenica massacre.
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Anti-Israel group hacks UN server

Wednesday, November 28th 2012, 7:30

The UN nuclear agency acknowledges that one of its computer servers was hacked by an anti-Israeli group which then published the contact details of nuclear experts.
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Sunken ship 'a lesson for Israel's future'

Wednesday, November 28th 2012, 0:46

Mission to raise Israeli ship sunk at nation's 1948 birth
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Livni returns to Israeli politics

Tuesday, November 27th 2012, 17:09

The former Israeli foreign minister, Tzipi Livni, announces her return to politics at the head of a new party, "The Movement".
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Israel and Hamas begin Gaza talks

Monday, November 26th 2012, 17:42

Israel and the Palestinian movement Hamas begin indirect talks about the implementation of the ceasefire deal that ended recent violence in Gaza.
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VIDEO: Hamas police patrol 'no-go border'

Monday, November 26th 2012, 17:19

Hamas police have for the first time been allowed to patrol along the no-go border area between Israel and Gaza
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VIDEO: Israeli minister Barak to quit

Monday, November 26th 2012, 16:26

The Israeli defence minister, Ehud Barak, has announced he will quit politics after the general election next January.
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Ehud Barak quits Israeli politics

Monday, November 26th 2012, 11:50

The Israeli Defence Minister, Ehud Barak, announces that he is quitting politics and will not be contesting January's general election.
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UK calls for US lead on Mid-East

Sunday, November 25th 2012, 13:14
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

UK Foreign Secretary William Hague calls for a "decisive lead" from the United States in seeking a solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
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Gaza man 'shot dead near border'

Friday, November 23rd 2012, 13:13

Israeli soldiers kill a Palestinian man close to the Gaza-Israel border, say Palestinian officials - the first killing since Wednesday's ceasefire.
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VIDEO: Gaza man 'shot dead near border'

Friday, November 23rd 2012, 11:48

Israeli soldiers kill a Palestinian man close to the Gaza-Israel border, say Palestinian officials - the first killing since Wednesday's ceasefire.
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Israel arrests bus bomb suspects

Friday, November 23rd 2012, 9:32
related countries: West Bank West Bank
related places: Tel Aviv

Israeli authorities arrest several Palestinians in the West Bank and an Israeli Arab, suspected of involvement in a bomb attack on a bus in Tel Aviv.
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Life resumes after Gaza ceasefire

Thursday, November 22nd 2012, 21:18
related countries: Egypt Egypt

People in Gaza and southern Israel begin to resume normal life following an Egyptian-brokered ceasefire between Hamas and Israel.
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VIDEO: 'Two state solution' still an option

Thursday, November 22nd 2012, 14:41

The President of Israel Shimon Peres tells HARDtalk in Jerusalem that a 'two state solution' is still an option for Israel and the Palestinians despite the recent conflict between Israel and Hamas in Gaza.
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VIDEO: Ceasefire calm on Gaza-Israel border

Thursday, November 22nd 2012, 10:07

A ceasefire that ended eight days of bloodshed between Israel and the Hamas movement in Gaza enters its first full day, as the UN urges both sides to uphold the agreement
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Gaza ceasefire agreement holds

Thursday, November 22nd 2012, 7:34

A ceasefire that ended eight days of bloodshed between Israel and the Hamas movement in Gaza enters its first full day, as the UN urges both sides to uphold the agreement.
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Gaza ceasefire comes into effect

Wednesday, November 21st 2012, 23:20

A ceasefire between Israel and the Hamas movement which governs Gaza comes into effect after a week of violence and nearly 160 deaths.
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VIDEO: Israel-Gaza ceasefire begins

Wednesday, November 21st 2012, 22:33

A ceasefire between Israel and the Palestinian Hamas movement, which governs Gaza, has come into effect.
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Bomb blast hits bus in Tel Aviv

Wednesday, November 21st 2012, 17:10
related places: Tel Aviv

Twenty-eight people are injured in a blast on a Tel Aviv bus while 11 people are killed in Gaza, amid reports a ceasefire is imminent.
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New attacks as Gaza truce mulled

Wednesday, November 21st 2012, 10:10

Israel destroys a key Hamas compound in Gaza as attacks continue from both sides amid international efforts to finalise a ceasefire.
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Fresh push for Gaza ceasefire

Wednesday, November 21st 2012, 8:53

International efforts to finalise a truce in Gaza are being stepped up after a night of heavy Israeli air strikes and sporadic Hamas rocket attacks.
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Hamas: Truce 'imminent' in Gaza

Tuesday, November 20th 2012, 20:26
related countries: Egypt Egypt
related places: Cairo

A ceasefire is set to be announced in Gaza after six days of Israeli air strikes and Hamas rocket attacks, Egyptian and Palestinian sources say.
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Activists interrupt Batsheva show

Tuesday, November 20th 2012, 17:56
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

A performance by an Israeli dance group in London is disrupted by demonstrators protesting against Israeli air strikes in Gaza.
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Gaza ground attack plan 'on hold'

Tuesday, November 20th 2012, 13:02

Israel says it is putting plans for a ground operation "on hold" to give talks on a ceasefire with Hamas militants in Gaza a chance.
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Attack at US embassy in Tel Aviv

Tuesday, November 20th 2012, 11:30
related countries: United States United States
related places: Tel Aviv

A man is arrested after a security guard at the US embassy in the Israeli city of Tel Aviv is attacked with a knife and an axe.
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UK minister in Mid-East for talks

Tuesday, November 20th 2012, 0:33
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

UK Foreign Office Minister Alistair Burt is in the Middle East to meet senior Israeli and Palestinian figures amid the escalating violence.
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Gaza death toll 'rises over 100'

Tuesday, November 20th 2012, 0:22

Israeli air strikes have killed at least 105 Palestinians in Gaza in six days of violence, Hamas officials say, as militants continue rocket fire on Israel.
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VIDEO: Blair: Gaza situation 'utterly tragic'

Monday, November 19th 2012, 20:20
related countries: Egypt Egypt

The Egyptian Prime Minister, Hisham Qandil, says he believes Israel and Hamas are close to agreeing on a ceasefire but he said that the nature of the negotiations made it difficult to predict.
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Ban Ki-moon calls for Gaza truce

Monday, November 19th 2012, 8:00

The UN chief urges an immediate truce as overnight Israeli air strikes kill 18 Palestinians but fewer Hamas rockets are fired towards Israel.
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Death toll jumps in Gaza conflict

Monday, November 19th 2012, 0:12

Israel maintains air strikes on Gaza and militants continue to fire rockets into Israel as the fifth day of unrest becomes the deadliest so far.
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PM plea to Israel on Gaza crisis

Sunday, November 18th 2012, 17:53

David Cameron urges Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu to do "everything possible" to end the crisis in Gaza.
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Israel-Gaza fighting flares again

Sunday, November 18th 2012, 14:52

Israel's bombardment of Gaza enters a fifth day, striking from the sea and air and hitting two media buildings, as Hamas fires rockets into Israel.
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VIDEO: Israel-Gaza: Arab League meeting

Sunday, November 18th 2012, 4:38
related countries: Egypt Egypt
related places: Cairo

In diplomatic efforts to end the Israel-Gaza violence, Arab League ministers have been meeting in Cairo, where they've backed Egyptian efforts to secure a ceasefire.
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Fresh fire traded in Gaza crisis

Sunday, November 18th 2012, 0:33

The Israeli military and Hamas militants continue to exchange fire, with Israel hitting 200 sites in Gaza, including PM Ismail Haniya's office.
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VIDEO: Air strikes on Gaza Strip intensify

Saturday, November 17th 2012, 18:42
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

The Israeli military and Hamas militants continue to exchange fire, with Israel hitting 200 sites in Gaza, including PM Ismail Haniya's office.
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Israeli air strikes hit Hamas HQ

Saturday, November 17th 2012, 14:53

Israel targets key Hamas buildings in Gaza on the fourth day of its air strikes on the territory, as Palestinian rocket fire continues.
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Large explosions hit Gaza City

Saturday, November 17th 2012, 4:09

Israel carries out a series of night time air strikes on Gaza City, after putting 75,000 reservists on stand-by as Palestinian rocket fire continues.
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VIDEO: Constant flow of casualties in Gaza

Friday, November 16th 2012, 22:57
related places: Tel Aviv

Rockets have been fired into Jerusalem and Tel Aviv as Palestinian militants raise the stakes of the conflict by target ting the two largest population centre in Israel.
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Gaza rocket fired at Jerusalem

Friday, November 16th 2012, 20:46
related countries: Egypt Egypt

Gaza militant rocket targets Jerusalem for the first time as Israel vows to intensify its offensive with up to 75,000 reservists reportedly on stand-by.
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Egyptians back under-fire Gaza

Friday, November 16th 2012, 14:59
related places: Tel Aviv

Egypt's leaders promise to support Gaza against Israeli attacks, as Tel Aviv is targeted by Gaza militants for a second day.
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Egypt PM decries Gaza 'disaster'

Friday, November 16th 2012, 11:58
related countries: Egypt Egypt

Egypt's prime minister urges Israel to stop attacking Gaza, as the two sides exchange fire and Tel Aviv is targeted for a second day.
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VIDEO: Israel intensifies Gaza bombing

Friday, November 16th 2012, 6:29

Israel's aerial bombardment of Gaza has intensified after it authorised the call-up of 30,000 army reservists, amid reports of a possible ground offensive.
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Israel intensifies Gaza bombing

Friday, November 16th 2012, 5:51

Israel's aerial bombardment of Gaza intensifies after it authorises the call-up of 30,000 army reservists, amid reports of a possible ground offensive.
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VIDEO: Gaza missiles fired at Tel Aviv

Thursday, November 15th 2012, 22:59

Three people have died in southern Israel after rockets fired from Gaza hit their apartment block on Thursday.
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PM speaks to Israel's Netanyahu

Thursday, November 15th 2012, 22:44
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

UK Prime Minister David Cameron speaks to his Israeli counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu to discuss the tension in southern Israel and Gaza.
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Gaza missiles fired at Tel Aviv

Thursday, November 15th 2012, 22:08
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip
related places: Tel Aviv

Palestinian militants target Tel Aviv with missiles fired from the Gaza Strip, while Israel authorises the call-up of 30,000 reservists.
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Israeli PM defends Gaza operation

Thursday, November 15th 2012, 16:57

Israel's PM says his country will do "everything in its power" to avoid civilian casualties in the conflict with Hamas, amid rising violence.
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Gaza rocket fire kills Israelis

Thursday, November 15th 2012, 15:07
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

Three Israelis are killed by rocket fire from Gaza, where 15 Palestinians have died in Israeli air strikes amid escalating cross-border violence.
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VIDEO: Siren warns of rocket attack

Thursday, November 15th 2012, 13:38

Israeli towns near the border with Gaza have a system of sirens in place to warn people if they are about to be hit by a rocket attack from across the border.
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Israel 'might broaden Gaza front'

Thursday, November 15th 2012, 6:54
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

Israel's prime minister says the operation against Palestinian Islamist group Hamas in Gaza could be extended, as air strikes kill three more there.
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Israel kills Hamas military chief

Wednesday, November 14th 2012, 21:46

The head of the military wing of the Palestinian Islamist group Hamas, Ahmed Said Khalil al-Jabari, is killed during a series of Israeli strikes in the Gaza Strip.
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Israel considers 'toppling' Abbas

Wednesday, November 14th 2012, 13:47

A paper by Israel's foreign ministry proposes "toppling" President Mahmoud Abbas if Palestine's bid for UN non-member state status is approved.
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Israeli tanks 'hit Syrian units'

Monday, November 12th 2012, 16:49
related countries: Syria Syria

Israel's military says its tanks have scored 'direct hits' on Syrian artillery units after Syrian mortar shells landed near an Israeli army post.
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Rocket volley hits south Israel

Monday, November 12th 2012, 16:24

More rockets fired by militants in Gaza hit southern Israel, amid the latest flare-up in cross-border violence which has left six Palestinians dead.
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Israel fires 'warning' into Syria

Sunday, November 11th 2012, 21:37
related countries: Syria Syria

Israeli forces say they have fired warning shots into Syria after a mortar round fired from Syria exploded in the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights.
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VIDEO: Israel's booming dog care sector

Sunday, November 11th 2012, 16:28

Israel's spending on dog care products is rising but with tax hikes and cuts in public spending - can the sector continue to grow?
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Six killed as Gaza clashes flare

Sunday, November 11th 2012, 10:23
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

Six Palestinians are killed and more than 20 injured as Israel fires into the Gaza Strip after an attack on a patrol car injures four Israeli soldiers.
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Israeli fire 'kills Palestinian'

Friday, November 9th 2012, 10:26
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

A Palestinian boy has been killed by Israeli gunfire in the Gaza Strip during clashes between troops and militants, Palestinian medical sources say.
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Israel jails Palestinian activist

Tuesday, November 6th 2012, 20:50

An Israeli military court has sentenced Palestinian activist Bassem Tamimi to four months in prison for his part in a protest last month, reports say.
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Turkey tries ex-Israeli commanders

Tuesday, November 6th 2012, 14:37
related countries: Turkey Turkey
related places: Istanbul

The trial in absentia of four former Israeli commanders over the deadly raid on a Turkish aid boat trying to break the blockade of Gaza in 2010 opens in Istanbul.
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Netanyahu 'ready' for Iran strike

Tuesday, November 6th 2012, 12:12
related countries: Iran Iran

Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, says he is 'ready' to order a strike on Iran's nuclear facilities if sanctions do not work.
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