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Gaza's disability crisis

Friday, March 29th 2019, 18:28

After a year of protests at Gaza's perimeter fence with Israel, many Palestinians have suffered life-changing injuries.
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'World's longest salt cave' discovered in Israel

Thursday, March 28th 2019, 10:36

The cave is near the desert site where the Bible says Lot’s wife was turned into a pillar of salt
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Israel strikes Hamas targets in Gaza after rocket hits house

Tuesday, March 26th 2019, 11:27

Israel blamed the militant group Hamas after seven Israelis were injured in a rocket attack.
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Golan Heights: Trump signs order recognising occupied area as Israeli

Monday, March 25th 2019, 18:22
related countries: United States United States

The US leader signs a presidential declaration with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at his side.
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Seven injured as Gaza rocket hits home in central Israel

Monday, March 25th 2019, 15:49

It is the furthest a Palestinian rocket has reached in Israel since a 2014 conflict in Gaza.
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Gaza rocket: Seven hurt as Israeli home is destroyed

Monday, March 25th 2019, 12:58
related places: Tel Aviv

Seven people, including three children, are injured as a rocket lands north of the city of Tel Aviv.
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Pompeo says God may have sent Trump to save Israel from Iran

Friday, March 22nd 2019, 17:38
related countries: Iran Iran, United States United States
related places: Trump

The US secretary of state suggested divine intervention delivered Trump for the salvation of Israel.
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Trumplomacy on Golan Heights: What it all means

Friday, March 22nd 2019, 13:17
related countries: United States United States

What are the ramifications of the US endorsing Israeli sovereignty over the occupied Golan Heights?
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Golan Heights: Syria condemns Donald Trump's remarks

Friday, March 22nd 2019, 11:24
related countries: Syria Syria, United States United States

Syria criticises the US president for saying it is time to recognise the occupied Golan as Israeli.
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Trump: Time to recognise Golan Heights as Israeli territory

Thursday, March 21st 2019, 22:18
related countries: Syria Syria, United States United States

Israel has occupied the strategic plateau since capturing it from Syria in the 1967 Middle East war.
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Israeli soldier and rabbi killed in West Bank attack

Monday, March 18th 2019, 11:31
related countries: West Bank West Bank

A Palestinian allegedly stabbed a soldier before stealing his rifle and shooting two other people.
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Holocaust: How Spanish 'Angel of Budapest' Sanz Briz saved Jews

Monday, March 18th 2019, 0:40
related countries: Hungary Hungary, Spain Spain

Angel Sanz Briz is honoured by Israel for rescuing Jews in WW2, but not well known in his native Spain.
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Israel strikes militant sites in Gaza after rockets fired at Tel Aviv

Friday, March 15th 2019, 13:20
related places: Tel Aviv

The rockets launched from Gaza were the first to target the Israeli city of Tel Aviv since 2014.
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Wonder Woman star Gal Gadot wades into Netanyahu row over Israeli Arabs

Monday, March 11th 2019, 17:52

Gal Gadot leaps to the defence of an actress who criticised a minister's comments on Israeli Arabs.
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Netanyahu charges: Is Israel PM in more trouble now than ever before?

Friday, March 1st 2019, 11:26

The Israeli PM faces possible indictment as well as a formidable political rival in upcoming polls.
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Netanyahu and the allegations of corruption

Thursday, February 28th 2019, 18:03

Middle East correspondent Tom Bateman explains the allegations of corruption against Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, claims he himself denies.
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Gaza protest deaths: Israel may have committed war crimes - UN

Thursday, February 28th 2019, 14:53

UN human rights experts say Israeli military snipers shot at children, paramedics and journalists.
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Israel elections: Netanyahu challengers Gantz and Lapid join forces

Thursday, February 21st 2019, 11:44

Two of Israel's strongest candidates announce an alliance in a bid to beat the PM in April polls.
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Holocaust: Israel summit scrapped in 'racism' row with Poland

Monday, February 18th 2019, 17:05
related countries: Poland Poland

Poland pulls out after Israeli remarks over the role of Poles in the Nazi mass murder of Jews.
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Niger man deported by Israel marooned in Ethiopian airport

Monday, February 18th 2019, 1:10
related countries: Ethiopia Ethiopia, Niger Niger

A man from Niger expelled from Israel has been stranded at an airport in Ethiopia since November.
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Poland PM cancels Israel trip after Netanyahu's Holocaust comment

Sunday, February 17th 2019, 16:28

Mateusz Morawiecki will not now visit Israel, after PM Benjamin Netanyahu said "Poles co-operated".
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Why I use a Jewish ritual bath after my period

Sunday, February 10th 2019, 0:02

Jewish women have used the mikve for centuries, but in Israel there's been a push to change the tradition.
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US to buy Israeli Iron Dome missile defence system

Wednesday, February 6th 2019, 17:35
related countries: United States United States

The US military says it is buying the Iron Dome missile system to "assess and experiment" with.
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Stars urge BBC to ask for Eurovision to be moved out of Israel

Wednesday, January 30th 2019, 12:10

Peter Gabriel and Wolf Alice are among 50 artists calling for Israel to be stripped of the contest.
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Hebron: Palestinians denounce Israeli decision to end observer mission

Tuesday, January 29th 2019, 18:12

Palestinians condemn Israel for not renewing the Temporary International Presence in Hebron's mandate.
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Malaysia contest 'blocked Israeli swimmers'

Sunday, January 27th 2019, 14:51
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia

Malaysia is stripped of hosting the 2019 World Para Swimming Championships for refusing to let Israeli athletes compete, says the IPC.
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Thai girl band BNK48 sorry for Nazi T-shirt controversy

Sunday, January 27th 2019, 12:30
related countries: Thailand Thailand

The singer with BNK48, one of Thailand's most popular bands, visited the Israeli embassy to apologise.
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Israeli teenager charged with killing Palestinian woman in stone attack

Thursday, January 24th 2019, 14:14

He is accused of the manslaughter of a Palestinian woman whose car was hit by a stone in October.
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How virtual reality can help you manage pain

Wednesday, January 23rd 2019, 0:18

A company in Israel is using virtual reality computer games to help patients deal with chronic pain.
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Israel's PM Netanyahu signs deals with Chad's President Deby

Sunday, January 20th 2019, 16:08
related countries: Chad Chad

Israel and Chad renew diplomatic ties in Israel's latest move to strengthen links with Africa.
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Aiia Maasarwe: Arrest over killing of Israeli student in Melbourne

Friday, January 18th 2019, 8:12

Israeli student Aiia Maasarwe was attacked while on the phone to her sister, police say.
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Aiia Maasarwe: Israel student killed in Melbourne while on phone with sister

Thursday, January 17th 2019, 12:42
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Australian police say the killing of Israeli university student Aiia Maasarwe was "random and opportunistic".
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Israel to scour Danube in search for Holocaust remains

Monday, January 14th 2019, 18:36
related countries: Hungary Hungary

Hungary and Israel aim to recover remains of Jews murdered and thrown into the river in 1944.
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Israeli mining company unearths rare mineral

Thursday, January 10th 2019, 16:43

A new mineral found in Israel has only previously been known to exist in outer space.
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Gonen Segev: Israel ex-minister admits spying for Iran

Wednesday, January 9th 2019, 11:57
related countries: Iran Iran

Gonen Segev faces 11 years in jail after pleading guilty to passing information to Israel's enemy.
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Starlings swirl through Israeli skies

Wednesday, January 2nd 2019, 13:00

Migratory starlings wintering in Israel put on spectacular aerial displays.
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Amos Oz: Acclaimed Israeli author dies at 79

Friday, December 28th 2018, 15:56

He was one of Israel's best-known writers, with works including A Tale of Love and Darkness.
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Russia condemns 'Israeli' air strikes on Syria

Wednesday, December 26th 2018, 14:23
related countries: Syria Syria
related places: Damascus

It says the alleged attack was "provocative" and threatened two airliners coming into land.
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Albania expels Iran envoy in 'terrorist' row

Thursday, December 20th 2018, 15:28
related countries: Albania Albania, Iran Iran, United States United States
related places: Tirana

Iran blames Israel and the US after its ambassador and another diplomat are expelled from Tirana.
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Israel urges UN action over Hezbollah 'attack tunnels'

Wednesday, December 19th 2018, 16:43
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

Israel says the cross-border tunnels dug by the Lebanese militant group constitute "an act of war".
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Facebook temporarily bans Israeli PM's son over posts

Monday, December 17th 2018, 13:00

Yair Netanyahu blames the "thought police" after posts against Palestinians and Muslims are removed.
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Australia recognises West Jerusalem as Israeli capital

Saturday, December 15th 2018, 10:18
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Tel Aviv

PM Scott Morrison says Australia will not immediately move its embassy from Tel Aviv.
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Vote condemning Hamas for firing rockets into Israel fails at UN

Friday, December 7th 2018, 7:11

The first such resolution to come before the UN wins a majority but not the required two-thirds.
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Israel targets Hezbollah 'terror tunnels'

Tuesday, December 4th 2018, 13:26
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

Israel says the tunnels have been dug from Lebanon in order to take Israeli civilians hostage.
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Rare gold coins found in Israeli city of Caesarea

Monday, December 3rd 2018, 14:55

A hoard of rare coins is discovered in a bronze pot in the ancient Israeli port city of Caesarea.
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Israeli PM Netanyahu should be charged with bribery - police

Sunday, December 2nd 2018, 10:56

Benjamin Netanyahu rejects allegations of favouring a company in return for positive media coverage.
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What is life like after Eurovision?

Sunday, November 25th 2018, 0:06

Israeli singer Netta Barzilai won the Eurovision Song Contest 2018. Six months on she tells us what life is like.
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Thai labourers in Israel tell of harrowing conditions

Friday, November 23rd 2018, 22:16
related countries: Thailand Thailand

A year-long BBC investigation has discovered widespread abuse of Thai nationals living and working in Israel.
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US-Israeli bomb hoaxer given 10 year jail sentence

Thursday, November 22nd 2018, 10:54
related countries: United States United States

Michael Kadar made thousands of hoax calls to airlines, hospitals and Jewish schools worldwide.
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The West Bank homes dropped from Airbnb

Wednesday, November 21st 2018, 0:09
related countries: West Bank West Bank

Airbnb's decision to stop listing the properties is welcomed by Palestinians but condemned by Israel.
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Airbnb: Israeli uproar as firm bars West Bank settlements

Tuesday, November 20th 2018, 16:27
related countries: West Bank West Bank

Israel says the firm's move to end lettings in settlements in the occupied West Bank is "shameful".
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Airbnb removes Israeli West Bank settlement listings

Tuesday, November 20th 2018, 7:24
related countries: United States United States

The US firm says it will take home rentals in Israeli settlements on occupied land off its website.
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Netanyahu warns of danger of early Israel election

Sunday, November 18th 2018, 19:25

Mr Netanyahu has rejected his partners' ultimatum and assumed the Israel's defence post for himself.
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Israel Defence Minister Lieberman resigns over Gaza ceasefire

Wednesday, November 14th 2018, 16:21

Avigdor Lieberman denounces the cabinet's decision to accept a ceasefire as "surrendering to terror".
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Israel-Gaza: Deadly fire traded across border

Tuesday, November 13th 2018, 17:42

The violence is among the worst since 2014 and follows a covert Israeli mission exposed on Sunday.
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Israel-Gaza violence erupts after covert op killings

Tuesday, November 13th 2018, 5:09

Gaza rocket barrage targets Israel, which responds with air strikes after militants die in covert op.
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Eight killed in covert Israeli action in Gaza

Monday, November 12th 2018, 15:06

An Israeli soldier and seven Palestinians are killed amid an undercover operation in the Gaza Strip.
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Israel-Arab ties warm up after long deep freeze

Tuesday, November 6th 2018, 1:22

An Israeli charm offensive is making once unlikely friends in the Arab world, worrying Palestinians.
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Israeli strike 'kills Gaza youths planting bomb'

Monday, October 29th 2018, 9:49
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

Palestinian officials in the Hamas-run Gaza Strip say the victims were boys aged between 12 and 14.
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Nnamdi Kanu: Nigerian separatist leader resurfaces in Israel

Monday, October 22nd 2018, 16:36
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

Biafran leader Nnamdi Kanu had not been seen since soldiers stormed his home more than a year ago.
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Jordan seeks to end Israel land lease

Sunday, October 21st 2018, 14:52

Israel's PM Benjamin Netanyahu says he will try to extend the lease on two border areas.
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Upcycling grenades in Gaza

Friday, October 19th 2018, 23:50

Ahmed collects debris at the Israeli Gaza border during the ongoing protests then turns it into something new.
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The grenade collector of Gaza

Friday, October 19th 2018, 23:49

Ahmed collects debris at the Israeli Gaza border, then turns it into something new.
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Israeli Supreme Court allows US 'boycott' student to stay

Thursday, October 18th 2018, 19:50
related countries: United States United States

Lara Alqasem was denied entry into Israel amid claims she supports an anti-Israel boycott campaign.
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Australia considers following US on Jerusalem embassy

Tuesday, October 16th 2018, 9:48
related countries: United States United States
related places: Jerusalem

PM Scott Morrison says he is "open" to recognising the city as Israel's capital, but draws criticism.
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Syria reopens key crossings with Jordan and Israel-occupied Golan

Monday, October 15th 2018, 12:02
related countries: Jordan Jordan

The crossings with Jordan and the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights were closed for several years.
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Manhunt after two Israelis killed at West Bank factory

Monday, October 8th 2018, 10:47
related countries: West Bank West Bank

The Israeli military says a Palestinian man shot dead two Israeli co-workers at a factory on Sunday.
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Iran mocks new nuclear claims by Israel's PM

Friday, September 28th 2018, 9:45

Its foreign minister dismisses Mr Netanyahu's "revelation" at the UN as an "arts and craft show".
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Iran city mocked for billboard featuring Israeli soldiers

Thursday, September 27th 2018, 11:02
related countries: Iran Iran
related places: Shiraz

The billboard was put up in the city of Shiraz to commemorate the Iran-Iraq war.
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