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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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'Egypt border gunmen' found dead

Monday, August 6th 2012, 14:22
related countries: Egypt Egypt

Israel says it has found the bodies of eight gunmen who attacked a checkpoint on the border with Egypt, killing 16 Egyptian policemen.
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Police die in Egypt border attack

Monday, August 6th 2012, 0:22
related countries: Egypt Egypt

Masked gunmen kill at least 15 Egyptian policemen in what Israel says was an attempt to storm its border with Egypt.
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Israeli envoy bar scraps summit

Sunday, August 5th 2012, 11:16
related countries: West Bank West Bank

A meeting of Non-Aligned Movement countries in the West Bank is cancelled after Israel refuses entry to several foreign envoys.
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Israeli fears over Syria crisis

Friday, August 3rd 2012, 0:11
related countries: Syria Syria

How Israel is making contingency plans for Syrian conflict fall-out
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Israel: Iran unfazed by warnings

Wednesday, August 1st 2012, 17:12
related countries: Iran Iran, United States United States

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says assurances by the US are not enough to stop Iran from developing nuclear weapons.
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Dispute over Egypt-Israel letter

Wednesday, August 1st 2012, 12:06
related countries: Egypt Egypt

Israel and Egypt dispute an apparent exchange of letters between their two presidents, with Egypt saying the letter from Mohammed Mursi was fake.
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Bulgaria releases bomber image

Wednesday, August 1st 2012, 9:51
related countries: Bulgaria Bulgaria

Bulgarian police release a composite image of the suspected suicide bomber who killed five Israeli tourists and a Bulgarian driver on a bus on 18 July.
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Second fire protest Israeli dies

Wednesday, August 1st 2012, 9:48

A second disabled Israeli war veteran dies of his wounds, 10 days after setting himself on fire in protest at welfare cuts and high living costs.
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Ultra-Orthodox face Israel draft

Wednesday, August 1st 2012, 9:41

Israel's defence minister gives the army a month to prepare to conscript ultra-Orthodox Jewish seminary students, after a law exempting them expired.
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Romney wraps up tour on sour note

Tuesday, July 31st 2012, 16:41
related countries: Poland Poland

US presidential candidate Mitt Romney ends his overseas tour in Poland, as frustrations between his campaign and journalists boil over.
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VIDEO: Tourists' emails 'read' by security in Israel

Tuesday, July 31st 2012, 7:33

Israel's attorney general has been asked to look into claims that security officials have been demanding access to some tourists' personal email accounts.
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Palestinians slam 'racist' Romney

Monday, July 30th 2012, 21:01
related countries: United States United States
related places: Romney

US presidential candidate Mitt Romney is accused of racism after he suggested "culture" could explain the Palestinians' economic inferiority to Israel.
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VIDEO: Romney: US will stand with Israel

Sunday, July 29th 2012, 22:14
related countries: Iran Iran, United States United States

US Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney makes strongly pro-Israeli comments on a visit to the country, saying he would ''respect'' an Israeli military strike on a nuclear-armed Iran.
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US has 'moral duty' to block Iran

Sunday, July 29th 2012, 20:15
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States
related places: London

In a speech in Israel, US Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney says the US has a "moral imperative" to prevent Iran developing nuclear weapons.
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How Iranians view the Olympics

Friday, July 27th 2012, 9:55
related countries: Iran Iran

From female athletes to facing Israel: Iranian views on the Games
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VIDEO: 'Hardships' drive Israel self-immolations

Monday, July 23rd 2012, 2:05

In the past week five Israelis have either attempted or threatened to kill themselves by burning - blaming financial hardship.
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Fresh Israeli immolation protest

Sunday, July 22nd 2012, 15:32

A disabled Israeli sets himself on fire, a week after another case of self-immolation prompted an emotional national response.
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Israeli bomb victim funerals held

Friday, July 20th 2012, 14:00
related countries: Bulgaria Bulgaria

Funerals are held for the five Israeli victims of a suicide attack on a bus in Bulgaria on Wednesday that left seven people dead.
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Bulgaria releases 'bomber' video

Thursday, July 19th 2012, 20:46
related countries: Bulgaria Bulgaria
related places: Burgas

Bulgaria releases CCTV footage of a man suspected of carrying out a deadly suicide bombing against a bus carrying Israeli tourists at Burgas airport.
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Jewry mourn major Israeli rabbi

Thursday, July 19th 2012, 15:10

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu pays tribute to a highly respected rabbinical scholar, Yosef Shalom Elyashiv, who died in Israel aged 102.
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'Suicide bomber' killed Israelis

Thursday, July 19th 2012, 11:40
related countries: Bulgaria Bulgaria, United States United States

The bombing of an Israeli tourist bus in eastern Bulgaria was probably carried out by a male suicide bomber with fake US documents, officials say.
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VIDEO: CCTV released of suspected bomber

Thursday, July 19th 2012, 11:16
related countries: Bulgaria Bulgaria

The Bulgarian government has released CCTV images of a man suspected of targeting Israeli tourists in a bus bomb attack.
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Bulgaria bus blast kills Israelis

Wednesday, July 18th 2012, 20:32
related countries: Bulgaria Bulgaria
related places: Burgas

At least seven people are killed and more than 20 injured as a bomb explosion rips through a bus which picked up Israeli tourists at a Bulgarian airport.
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Israel creates settler university

Tuesday, July 17th 2012, 19:48
related countries: West Bank West Bank

Israeli officials have taken the controversial step of creating the first university in a settlement in the West Bank.
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Kadima quits Israeli government

Tuesday, July 17th 2012, 17:12

Israel's Kadima party quits Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's coalition government in a dispute over military conscription for ultra-Orthodox Jews.
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Hillary appeals for patience in Egypt and Israel

Tuesday, July 17th 2012, 5:44
related countries: Egypt Egypt

Hillary Clinton tries to calm Mid-East nerves after Egypt upheavals
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Clinton issues new Iran warning

Monday, July 16th 2012, 20:48
related countries: Egypt Egypt, United States United States
related places: Jerusalem

The US will use all its powers to prevent Iran developing a nuclear weapon, US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says on a visit to Israel.
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Gaza families visit Israeli jail

Monday, July 16th 2012, 9:14

Palestinian families from Gaza are allowed to visit their jailed relatives in Israel for the first time in five years.
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Arab singer in Israeli spotlight

Friday, July 13th 2012, 1:17

Arab talent show win casts spotlight on Israel's cultural divide
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Gaza strike kills Hamas militant

Thursday, July 12th 2012, 14:29
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

One militant is killed and four people are injured in two separate Israeli strikes on the Gaza Strip, Palestinians say.
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Israeli jailed for US organ sales

Thursday, July 12th 2012, 2:24
related countries: United States United States
related places: New York

An Israeli man convicted of arranging kidney transplants for profit has been jailed for two and a half years in New York.
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Freed footballer returns to Gaza

Tuesday, July 10th 2012, 17:14

Palestinian footballer Mahmoud Sarsak returns to Gaza to a hero's welcome after being in Israeli detention without charge for three years.
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Olmert convicted by Israeli court

Tuesday, July 10th 2012, 17:10

Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert is cleared of two major corruption charges but convicted on a third, lesser count.
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Israel oil drilling: A thin line?

Tuesday, July 10th 2012, 0:04
related countries: West Bank West Bank

Can oil be drawn from Israel without tapping under West Bank?
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Israeli Likud backs conscript law

Sunday, July 8th 2012, 14:33

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu's Likud party backs a controversial plan to end conscription exemptions for ultra-Orthodox Jews and Arab Israelis.
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Palestinian prosperity 'hampered'

Thursday, July 5th 2012, 8:43
related countries: Jordan Jordan, United Kingdom United Kingdom, West Bank West Bank

The economic potential of Palestinians in the Jordan Valley area of the West Bank is jeopardised by Israeli settlement activity, the UK charity Oxfam says.
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Israel police filmed kicking boy

Wednesday, July 4th 2012, 6:39

Israel's Border Police force launches an investigation after a video emerges showing one of its officers kicking a nine-year-old Palestinian boy.
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Lebanon finds Israeli 'spyware'

Tuesday, July 3rd 2012, 15:40
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

Israel has destroyed three spying devices discovered by Hezbollah in southern Lebanon on Monday, the Lebanese army says.
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Ex-Israeli PM Yitzhak Shamir dies

Saturday, June 30th 2012, 19:11

Yitzhak Shamir, the former Israeli prime minister and leader of the right-wing Likud party, dies at the age of 96, officials say.
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Holocaust survivor pageant held

Friday, June 29th 2012, 2:41

A beauty pageant for Holocaust survivors has been held in Israel for the first time, stirring controversy.
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Egypt jail terms over Israel deal

Thursday, June 28th 2012, 13:21
related countries: Egypt Egypt

Egypt's former oil minister and a fugitive businessman are sentenced to 15 years each for a controversial deal which sold cheap gas to Israel.
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West Bank settlers leave outpost

Tuesday, June 26th 2012, 7:51
related countries: West Bank West Bank

Israeli authorities begin to evacuate dozens of Jewish settlers from an unauthorised West Bank outpost after a court orders it to be dismantled
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Israel urges Putin action on Iran

Monday, June 25th 2012, 21:25
related countries: Iran Iran, Russia Russia

Israel urges visiting Russian President Vladimir Putin to take a stronger line on curbing Iran's nuclear ambitions.
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Two killed in fresh Gaza strikes

Saturday, June 23rd 2012, 11:14
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

Two Palestinians have been killed in Israeli air strikes in the Gaza Strip, medics say, while an Israeli has been hurt by a rocket fired by militants.
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Israeli strikes kill two in Gaza

Saturday, June 23rd 2012, 2:59

Israeli air strikes kill two Palestinians and injure at least 17 others in Gaza, two days after a ceasefire calmed a flare-up of violence.
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