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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 officials in corruption probe

Wednesday, December 24th 2014, 15:43

Israeli police say they are investigating at least 30 public officials over alleged corruption, following a year-long inquiry.
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Israel launches Gaza air strike

Saturday, December 20th 2014, 6:37

Israel launches an air strike on an alleged Hamas site in Gaza, in the first such action since the declaration of a truce in August.
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UN asks Israel to pay Lebanon $850m

Saturday, December 20th 2014, 5:10
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

The UN General Assembly approves a resolution asking Israel to pay Lebanon millions of dollars in compensation for an oil spill.
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Israel brands peace plan 'gimmick'

Thursday, December 18th 2014, 23:14

Israel says a Palestinian effort to set a three-year deadline for it to end its occupation of Palestinian territories is a "gimmick".
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Palestinian peace plan put before UN

Thursday, December 18th 2014, 13:35
related countries: Jordan Jordan

A draft resolution setting out a Palestinian timetable for a peace deal with Israel is submitted to the UN Security Council by Jordan.
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Kerry discusses Israel pull-out bid

Tuesday, December 16th 2014, 17:28
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States
related places: London

US Secretary of State John Kerry meets the chief Palestinian negotiator in London over moves to set a timetable for an end to the Israeli occupation.
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Russia and US discuss Middle East

Sunday, December 14th 2014, 22:41
related countries: Italy Italy, Russia Russia, United States United States
related places: Rome

US Secretary of State John Kerry meets his Russian counterpart, Sergei Lavrov, in Rome on the eve of talks with the Israeli prime minister.
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VIDEO: Funeral for Palestinian minister

Thursday, December 11th 2014, 15:48

Thousands have attended the funeral of a Palestinian government minister who died after a confrontation with Israeli troops.
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Palestinian minister's funeral held

Thursday, December 11th 2014, 14:52
related countries: West Bank West Bank

The funeral of a Palestinian government minister who died after a confrontation with Israeli troops is held amid a dispute over the cause of death.
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VIDEO: Palestinian minister dies after protest

Wednesday, December 10th 2014, 23:29
related countries: West Bank West Bank

A Palestinian minister has died after a confrontation with Israeli troops at a protest in the West Bank.
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Palestinian minister dies at protest

Wednesday, December 10th 2014, 21:57
related countries: West Bank West Bank

Palestinian minister Ziad Abu Ein dies after a confrontation with Israeli troops at a West Bank protest, amid conflicting reports about the cause.
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American 'planned attacks in Israel'

Tuesday, December 9th 2014, 19:39
related countries: United States United States

A US citizen being held in Israel on weapons charges has told investigators he was considering attacking Muslim holy sites, Israeli police say.
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Israel's Gaza strikes 'war crimes'

Tuesday, December 9th 2014, 11:50

Israeli air strikes on high-rise buildings in this summer's conflict in Gaza amounted to war crimes, Amnesty International says, in a report criticised by Israel.
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Israeli jets 'strike near Damascus'

Sunday, December 7th 2014, 18:18
related countries: Syria Syria
related places: Damascus

The Syrian army accuses Israel of air strikes on areas near Damascus, but there is no confirmation from Israel.
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'Looters of Dead Sea relics' caught

Sunday, December 7th 2014, 13:41

A gang that was stealing ancient relics from a desert cave - close to where the famous Dead Sea Scrolls were found - has been arrested, Israeli authorities say.
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Israel and the Palestinians: A conflict viewed through olives

Sunday, December 7th 2014, 1:30

How olives get to the heart of Israeli-Palestinian tension
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VIDEO: British 'Hero of Israel' reburied

Thursday, December 4th 2014, 13:51
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The ashes of John Henry Patterson are to be reburied in Israel after a state funeral attended by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
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Israel desert hit by major oil spill

Thursday, December 4th 2014, 13:19

A large oil spill in southern Israel causes severe damage and is described by officials as one of the worst in the country's history.
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Frenchmen jailed for Tel Aviv crash

Thursday, December 4th 2014, 11:40
related countries: France France
related places: Paris, Tel Aviv

Two Frenchmen are jailed in Paris over a hit-and-run accident in 2011 in which a young Israeli woman was killed by a speeding car in Tel Aviv.
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Israel to rebury British WW1 chief

Thursday, December 4th 2014, 4:32
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The remains of a lion-hunter turned Jewish volunteer commander are to be reburied after a ceremony in Israel.
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What next for politics in Israel?

Wednesday, December 3rd 2014, 13:08

Israeli politics still as turbulent and unpredictable as ever
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Date set for early Israeli election

Wednesday, December 3rd 2014, 12:30

Israeli political leaders agree to hold a general election on 17 March, two years ahead of schedule, as members of parliament vote on its dissolution.
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VIDEO: Israel's PM seeks early election

Wednesday, December 3rd 2014, 5:01

Benjamin Netanyahu sacks two senior ministers and announces he plans to dissolve Israel's parliament, triggering an early general election.
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Israel's PM seeks early election

Tuesday, December 2nd 2014, 22:08

Benjamin Netanyahu sacks two senior ministers and announces he plans to dissolve Israel's parliament, triggering an early general election.
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Israel cricket umpire killed by ball

Sunday, November 30th 2014, 5:27
related countries: Aruba Aruba

An umpire at an Israeli cricket match dies after being hit by a ball, just days after the death of Australian batsman Phillip Hughes.
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The lion-killer who became an Israeli hero

Sunday, November 30th 2014, 0:39

The swashbuckling lion-killer who became an Israeli hero
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French trial over Tel Aviv car death

Thursday, November 27th 2014, 15:18
related countries: France France
related places: Paris, Tel Aviv

Two Frenchmen go on trial in Paris over a hit-and-run accident in which a young Israeli woman was killed by a speeding car in Tel Aviv in 2011.
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Israel 'foils Jerusalem attacks'

Thursday, November 27th 2014, 13:47
related countries: West Bank West Bank

Israel says it has uncovered a Hamas cell in the West Bank that was planning to carry out a series of attacks in Jerusalem, including one on a stadium.
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Israeli Arab 'second class' protest

Thursday, November 27th 2014, 10:31

Hundreds of Israeli Arabs stamp their Facebook pictures with "second class citizen" to protest at a proposed law.
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VIDEO: The new wave of Israeli filmmakers

Thursday, November 27th 2014, 0:14

Israeli directors are creating everything from westerns to cannibalistic fantasies as Talking Movies' Tom Brook has been finding out.
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Jerusalem attacker wife loses rights

Wednesday, November 26th 2014, 19:37

Israel revokes the residency rights of the widow of one of the two Palestinian men who killed five people at a synagogue in Jerusalem.
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VIDEO: Israel: 'Don't give Iran atomic bombs'

Monday, November 24th 2014, 14:30
related countries: Iran Iran

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu tells the BBC's Kevin Connolly that the only acceptable deal for Israel would be the dismantling of Iran's nuclear capabilities.
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Israeli policeman charged over death

Monday, November 24th 2014, 12:41
related countries: West Bank West Bank

An Israeli border police officer is charged with the manslaughter of a Palestinian teenager at a demonstration in the occupied West Bank in May.
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Palestinian man shot dead in Gaza

Sunday, November 23rd 2014, 12:12

A Palestinian man in Gaza is shot and killed by Israeli troops, local health officials say, the first such death since a 50-day summer conflict.
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Israel 'foils plot to kill minister'

Friday, November 21st 2014, 10:51

Israel says it has arrested four Palestinian Hamas members who were planning to kill FM Avigdor Lieberman during the recent Gaza conflict.
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Jerusalem attack synagogue reopens

Wednesday, November 19th 2014, 18:25

Worshippers return to the synagogue which on Tuesday was the scene of the deadliest mass killing seen in Jerusalem for years.
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Israel PM vows resolute response

Tuesday, November 18th 2014, 22:07

PM Benjamin Netanyahu vows to win a "battle for Jerusalem" as the Israeli death toll in a Palestinian attack on a synagogue rises to five.
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Israel ends age limit on holy site

Friday, November 14th 2014, 14:43

Israel says it will allow men of all ages into Jerusalem's holy site, after months of age restrictions following tension in the city.
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Israel bans Norway doctor from Gaza

Friday, November 14th 2014, 13:45
related countries: Norway Norway

A Norwegian doctor, Mads Gilbert, is banned for life from entering Gaza by the Israeli government on security grounds.
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Palestinian shot dead in Hebron

Tuesday, November 11th 2014, 18:36
related countries: West Bank West Bank
related places: Hebron

A Palestinian has been killed in clashes with the Israeli army in the West Bank, local medical sources say, amid rising tensions between the two sides.
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VIDEO: Israeli woman killed in West Bank

Monday, November 10th 2014, 16:57
related countries: West Bank West Bank
related places: Tel Aviv

A 26-year-old Israeli woman is stabbed to death in an attack in the West Bank, hours after another knife attack wounded a soldier in Tel Aviv.
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Israeli soldier stabbed in Tel Aviv

Monday, November 10th 2014, 15:34
related places: Tel Aviv

A Palestinian has been arrested after an Israel soldier was stabbed in what police said was a 'terror attack' in Tel Aviv.
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Israeli teenager stabbed to death

Monday, November 10th 2014, 15:28
related countries: West Bank West Bank
related places: Tel Aviv

A 14-year-old Israeli girl is stabbed to death in an attack in the West Bank, hours after another knife attack wounded a soldier in Tel Aviv.
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Israel probes fatal police shooting

Saturday, November 8th 2014, 15:35

Israeli police investigate the fatal shooting of an Arab-Israeli man, as video emerges raising questions over the sequence of events.
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Israel to raze homes of attackers

Friday, November 7th 2014, 16:46

Israel's prime minister says the homes of Palestinians who have attacked Israelis in Jerusalem will be destroyed as tensions rise in the city.
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Jerusalem a city on edge as tensions spiral

Friday, November 7th 2014, 14:49

Jerusalem on edge as Israel-Palestinian tensions spiral
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No Israel charge over Gaza ship raid

Thursday, November 6th 2014, 16:11

A UN-backed court says it will not take action over Israel's deadly raid on a Gaza-bound ship in 2010, even though it believes war crimes may have been committed.
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Jerusalem van attack kills policeman

Thursday, November 6th 2014, 12:36

A Palestinian driver rams a van into pedestrians in Jerusalem, killing a policeman, the second such attack in the past two weeks.
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Israeli paper defends '9/11 cartoon'

Monday, November 3rd 2014, 12:50

Editor says people are "misreading" image showing Israeli prime minister in a plane heading for the World Trade Center.
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Key Jerusalem holy site reopens

Friday, October 31st 2014, 15:34

Israel reopens a key Jerusalem holy site after its temporary closure following the shooting of a prominent Jewish activist.
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Abbas warning over holy site closure

Thursday, October 30th 2014, 18:50

The Palestinian leader's spokesman calls the closure of a disputed Jerusalem holy site after the shooting of a Jewish activist a "declaration of war".
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UN rebuke over Jerusalem settlements

Thursday, October 30th 2014, 0:25

Israel faces strong criticism at the UN Security Council over plans to build hundreds of homes in occupied East Jerusalem.
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Israeli cult leader jailed for abuse

Tuesday, October 28th 2014, 16:53

An Israeli court has sentenced polygamist and cult leader Goel Ratzon to 30 years in prison for sex crimes
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Jerusalem attack claims second death

Monday, October 27th 2014, 11:27

An Ecuadorean woman injured in a Palestinian attack in Jerusalem on Wednesday dies, bringing the death toll to two.
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US urges probe into West Bank death

Saturday, October 25th 2014, 15:03
related countries: United States United States, West Bank West Bank

The US urges an investigation after an Palestinian-American teenager is shot dead by Israeli soldiers near Ramallah in the West Bank.
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Netanyahu blames Abbas over attack

Thursday, October 23rd 2014, 15:10

Israeli leader Benjamin Netanyahu accuses the Palestinian president of incitement, after an attack which killed a baby in Jerusalem.
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Jerusalem car 'attack' kills baby

Wednesday, October 22nd 2014, 23:42

A baby girl is killed and eight others injured after a car hits pedestrians in Jerusalem, in what Israeli police describe as a "terrorist attack".
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UN chief plans Gaza conflict inquiry

Wednesday, October 22nd 2014, 3:54
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon says he is setting up an inquiry into attacks on UN facilities during Israel's recent offensive in the Gaza Strip.
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MPs' Palestinian vote 'troubling'

Tuesday, October 14th 2014, 13:08
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Israel warns against sending a "troubling message", after MPs in the UK vote to recognise Palestinian statehood.
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Donors offer $5.4bn for Palestinians

Sunday, October 12th 2014, 22:44
related countries: Egypt Egypt

Donors at a Cairo conference pledge $5.4bn (£3.4bn) in aid to the Palestinians, after the 50-day Gaza conflict between Israel and Hamas.
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New Palestinian quest for statehood

Saturday, October 11th 2014, 11:07

Palestinian plans to put conflict with Israel back in the spotlight
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Israeli-Palestinian conflict: How 'lawfare' has become a weapon

Wednesday, October 8th 2014, 5:49

How Israel and the Palestinians eye scoring victory in the courts
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Israeli families scarred by Gaza war

Monday, October 6th 2014, 23:24

Israeli communities struggle with lasting effect of Gaza conflict
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Israel urged to silence net activist

Thursday, October 2nd 2014, 15:22
related countries: France France

The Israeli authorities are urged to shut down the internet account of an activist in the country who is accused of harassing French reporters.
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