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Walmart pulls controversial costume

Wednesday, October 28th 2015, 18:16
related countries: United States United States

US supermarket Walmart discontinues sale of a controversial Israeli army Halloween outfit for children, as well as a "Sheikh Fagin nose".
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Anger at Walmart's Israeli army costume

Tuesday, October 27th 2015, 12:05
related countries: United States United States

US supermarket Walmart causes controversy by stocking an Israeli army Halloween outfit for children, as well as a "Sheikh Fagin nose".
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'Israeli Arab paraglides to Syria'

Sunday, October 25th 2015, 11:25
related countries: Syria Syria

Israel says one of its Arab citizens deliberately paraglided into Syria, amid reports Israel mounted intensive aerial operations overnight.
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Israeli shot dead in 'identity mishap'

Thursday, October 22nd 2015, 14:19

An Israeli soldier has killed a Jewish Israeli civilian in Jerusalem after each confronted the other thinking they were an Arab attacker, reports say.
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Germany reaffirms Holocaust culpability

Thursday, October 22nd 2015, 0:26
related countries: Germany Germany

Germany insists it was responsible for the Holocaust after Israel's prime minister claimed a Palestinian leader told the Nazis to kill Europe's Jews.
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VIDEO: Merkel responds to Holocaust remarks

Wednesday, October 21st 2015, 22:28
related countries: Germany Germany

German Chancellor Angela Merkel re-affirms her country's responsibility for the Holocaust, following controversial comments by the Israel Prime Minister.
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Netanyahu Holocaust remarks condemned

Wednesday, October 21st 2015, 18:50

Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is widely criticised for saying a Palestinian leader persuaded Adolf Hitler to carry out the Holocaust.
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UN chief appeals for calm in Jerusalem

Tuesday, October 20th 2015, 19:52

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon calls for fast action to halt the "dangerous escalation in violence" between Israelis and Palestinians.
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Israel-Palestinians: World diplomacy's Gordian knot

Monday, October 19th 2015, 23:51

How to tackle the Israeli-Palestinian conflict?
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Israel police hunt Eritrean's attackers

Monday, October 19th 2015, 12:34
related countries: Eritrea Eritrea
related places: Beersheba

Police in Israel are investigating an attack by bystanders on an Eritrean, who died after being mistaken for a gunman and then shot and beaten at a bus station in Beersheba.
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Israeli killed in bus station attack

Monday, October 19th 2015, 8:17

An Israeli soldier is killed in an attack, and an Eritrean mistaken as an accomplice dies after being shot and beaten, at a bus station in Israel.
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US to meet Israeli-Palestinian leaders

Sunday, October 18th 2015, 17:53
related countries: United States United States, West Bank West Bank
related places: Jerusalem

US Secretary of State John Kerry is to meet the Israeli and Palestinian leaders this week to discuss a surge in violence in Jerusalem and the West Bank.
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Palestinian knife attackers shot dead

Saturday, October 17th 2015, 18:45
related countries: West Bank West Bank

Four Palestinians said to have attacked Jews in East Jerusalem and the occupied West Bank with knives have been shot dead, Israeli security forces say.
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Israel-Palestinian violence flares

Friday, October 16th 2015, 20:54
related countries: West Bank West Bank

Fresh violence has erupted between Israel and Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza, leaving three Palestinians dead, Palestinian sources say.
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Australia without Pocock and Folau

Friday, October 16th 2015, 14:33
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Australia's David Pocock and Israel Folau miss out against Scotland in the World Cup quarter-final through injury.
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VIDEO: Palestinians 'provoked beyond endurance'

Friday, October 16th 2015, 13:00

A member of the PLO accuses Israel of carrying out an "abnormal, cruel and lethal military occupation", and attacks on Israelis must be understood in this context.
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VIDEO: Israel PM to BBC's Doucet: Get with the programme

Friday, October 16th 2015, 11:41

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu responds angrily to the BBC's Lyse Doucet, after she asked if he would resume negotiations with the Palestinians.
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Palestinians torch Jewish holy site

Friday, October 16th 2015, 11:23
related countries: West Bank West Bank

Palestinian rioters set fire to the Jewish holy site of Joseph's Tomb in the West Bank city of Nablus, in a move condemned by the Palestinian leader.
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VIDEO: Israeli restrictions 'very oppressive'

Friday, October 16th 2015, 10:42

A Palestinian student criticises the restrictions Israel has placed on Palestinians in East Jerusalem, saying they are "very oppressive".
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Netanyahu urges talks over violence

Thursday, October 15th 2015, 21:15

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu urges Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas to hold talks that could calm a recent surge in violence.
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Jerusalem sees attacks despite checks

Thursday, October 15th 2015, 12:38

Attacks continue in parts of Jerusalem only hours after Israeli forces launch a major security operation in Arab areas of the city.
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Israel sets up Jerusalem checkpoints

Wednesday, October 14th 2015, 20:45

Israeli security forces begin setting up checkpoints in Arab areas of occupied East Jerusalem, after a surge in attacks by Palestinians.
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Israel responds to Jerusalem attacks

Wednesday, October 14th 2015, 3:35

Israel's cabinet authorises police to seal off "parts of Jerusalem" in an attempt to halt a wave of deadly attacks.
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VIDEO: Bethlehem clashes on day of unrest

Tuesday, October 13th 2015, 20:38

Yolande Knell reports from the streets of Bethlehem in the West Bank, on a day of unrest in northern Israel.
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Three killed in Jerusalem attacks

Tuesday, October 13th 2015, 20:06

Three Israelis are killed in attacks in Jerusalem and central Israel, police say, while a Palestinian is reportedly killed in clashes in the West Bank.
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Is social media driving Israel-Palestinian violence?

Tuesday, October 13th 2015, 12:12

Is social media driving Israel-Palestinian violence?
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Israeli stabbed in latest attack

Tuesday, October 13th 2015, 6:53

An Israeli has been wounded in a stabbing in the north of the country - the latest in a spate of such attacks.
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Israelis wounded in fresh stabbings

Monday, October 12th 2015, 20:16

Five Israelis have been stabbed in five attacks in Jerusalem - the latest in a string of such incidents in the past fortnight.
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Palestinians die in Israel Gaza raid

Sunday, October 11th 2015, 21:09
related countries: United States United States

Israeli jets carry out air strikes on two targets in the Gaza Strip, with a mother and child reported dead, in the latest sign of mounting tensions.
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Israeli-Palestinian violence continues

Saturday, October 10th 2015, 19:01

Israeli security forces shoot dead two Palestinians youths during clashes and four Israelis are wounded in knife attacks in a day of continued violence.
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Rocket fired from Gaza hits Israel

Saturday, October 10th 2015, 1:27
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip have fired a rocket into southern Israel, the Israeli military says, hours after six Palestinians were shot dead.
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Israeli-Palestinian violence spreads

Friday, October 9th 2015, 21:03

Fresh violence between Palestinians and Israelis leaves six Palestinians dead in Gaza, reports say, and citizens of both communities hurt in stabbings.
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Israelis stabbed in three attacks

Wednesday, October 7th 2015, 18:23

Israelis have been targeted in a series of stabbing attacks by Palestinians, Israeli police say, amid escalating tensions in the region.
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Palestinians killed in W Bank clashes

Monday, October 5th 2015, 19:40

Two Palestinian youths, including a 13-year-old boy, are killed in clashes with Israeli forces, Palestinian medics say, amid a surge in violence.
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Jerusalem Old City ban follows killings

Monday, October 5th 2015, 8:51

Israeli police ban some Palestinians from entering Jerusalem's Old City after two Israelis were killed and three wounded in separate attacks.
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Israelis killed in Jerusalem attacks

Sunday, October 4th 2015, 8:57

Israeli police ban Palestinians from entering Jerusalem's Old City after two Israelis were killed and three wounded in separate attacks.
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Israel hunts for couple's killers

Friday, October 2nd 2015, 15:35
related countries: West Bank West Bank

Hundreds of troops are looking for Palestinians who shot dead an Israeli couple as they drove in the West Bank with their four children, Israel says.
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VIDEO: Netanyahu's 'deafening' 44-second UN silence

Friday, October 2nd 2015, 11:39
related countries: Iran Iran

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu pauses for 44 seconds during his speech to the UN General Assembly to highlight what he called an absence of criticism about Iran's threats against Israel.
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Israeli couple shot dead in West Bank

Thursday, October 1st 2015, 21:09

An Israeli couple travelling with their four young children have been killed by Palestinian gunmen in the occupied West Bank, the Israeli military says.
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United Nations raises Palestinian flag

Wednesday, September 30th 2015, 18:55

President Mahmoud Abbas warns he no longer feels bound by agreements with Israel, as the Palestinian flag is raised for the first time at the UN.
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Fresh clashes at Jerusalem holy site

Monday, September 28th 2015, 10:54

Fresh clashes between Israeli security forces and Palestinian protesters erupt at a disputed holy site in Jerusalem.
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Clashes at al-Aqsa mosque

Sunday, September 27th 2015, 9:14

Clashes break out between Palestinians youth and Israeli security forces at Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa mosque.
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VIDEO: Why did an Israeli model want a no-fly zone?

Friday, September 25th 2015, 12:05

Why did Israeli supermodel Bar Refaeli want a no-fly zone over a hotel in northern Israel?
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Israeli row over supermodel's wedding

Friday, September 25th 2015, 9:10

A request by Israeli supermodel Bar Refaeli for a no-fly zone over her wedding venue sparks a row between the transport minister and civil aviation boss.
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West Bank funeral sparks clashes

Wednesday, September 23rd 2015, 17:37
related countries: West Bank West Bank
related places: Hebron

Clashes between Palestinian youths and Israeli forces erupt in the West Bank after the funeral of a woman shot at a Hebron checkpoint on Tuesday.
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Putin assures Netanyahu over Syria

Monday, September 21st 2015, 17:31
related countries: Russia Russia, Syria Syria
related places: Moscow

Russian President Vladimir Putin seeks to allay Israeli concerns at Russia's military build-up in Syria during top-level talks in Moscow.
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Israel steps up Jerusalem security

Saturday, September 19th 2015, 6:30

Israel deploys hundreds of extra police to Jerusalem after days of clashes between Palestinian protesters and security forces.
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Israel re-arrests hunger striker

Wednesday, September 16th 2015, 12:40

Israeli authorities re-arrest Mohammed Allan, who had staged a hunger strike to protest against his detention without charge.
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Israel vows stone-thrower crackdown

Wednesday, September 16th 2015, 4:11

Israel's PM vows to "use all necessary means" to stop stone throwers after an Israeli man dies in a car crash linked to an attack.
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UN warning over Jerusalem clashes

Tuesday, September 15th 2015, 16:39

A UN envoy warns that unrest in Jerusalem "may ignite violence beyond its walls" as Israeli police and Palestinians clash for a third day.
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Clashes at Jerusalem's al-Aqsa mosque

Sunday, September 13th 2015, 10:13

Israeli police clash with Palestinian youths after entering the al-Aqsa mosque complex in East Jerusalem.
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Palestinian flag to be raised at UN

Thursday, September 10th 2015, 22:46

The UN General Assembly votes in favour of allowing the Palestinian flag to be flown in front of UN buildings, despite strong opposition from Israel.
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Netanyahu in UK for Middle East talks

Thursday, September 10th 2015, 10:11
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Action is needed to stop the Middle East "disintegrating" under the threat of militant Islamists, Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu says on a visit to the UK.
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W Bank arson attack claims new victim

Monday, September 7th 2015, 6:22
related countries: West Bank West Bank

The mother of a baby Palestinian boy killed in an arson attack in the West Bank that was blamed on militant Israeli settlers succumbs to her severe burns.
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Wales 0-0 Israel

Sunday, September 6th 2015, 20:40

Wales are made to wait to qualify for Euro 2016 after enduring a frustrating goalless draw against Israel in Cardiff.
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Wales still on course - Coleman

Sunday, September 6th 2015, 20:40

Wales manager Chris Coleman is adamant Euro 2016 qualification "is coming" despite being held to a goalless draw by Israel.
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Israel Christians protest over schools

Sunday, September 6th 2015, 15:36

Protesters gather in front of the Israeli prime minister's office to demand greater funds for Christian schools.
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VIDEO: One Egyptian's message of love to Israel

Sunday, August 30th 2015, 23:20
related countries: Egypt Egypt

One Egyptian's take on the traditional enemy
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Allen ruled out of Wales qualifiers

Wednesday, August 26th 2015, 10:33
related countries: Cyprus Cyprus, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Joe Allen and Adam Matthews are ruled out of Wales' Euro 2016 qualifiers with Cyprus and Israel, but Gareth Bale is in.
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Israel imposes Heinz ketchup changes

Tuesday, August 25th 2015, 12:01

The Israeli health ministry has ruled that Heinz tomato ketchup must now be sold as "tomato seasoning" in the Middle East country.
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Christians appeal on W Bank barrier

Friday, August 21st 2015, 16:41
related countries: West Bank West Bank

Palestinian Christians appeal for international support to oppose renewed construction of part of Israel's West Bank barrier.
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Israel fires back after Syria attack

Thursday, August 20th 2015, 22:11
related countries: Syria Syria

Israeli aircraft fire missiles at a building in Syria's Golan Heights in response to a rocket strike on an Israeli village, reports say.
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Hamas 'seizes Israeli spy dolphin'

Thursday, August 20th 2015, 9:52

The Palestinian militant group Hamas says it has captured a dolphin being used as an Israeli spy off the coast of Gaza, local media report.
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Israel suspends prisoner's detention

Wednesday, August 19th 2015, 19:26

Israel suspends the detention of Palestinian hunger striker Mohammed Allan, who has suffered brain damage after 65 days without food.
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Israel offers to free hunger-striker

Wednesday, August 19th 2015, 12:16

Israel offers to release a Palestinian man who has been on hunger strike for two months in protest at his indefinite detention without charge.
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Spanish festival drops Jewish singer

Tuesday, August 18th 2015, 15:04
related countries: Spain Spain, United States United States

Jewish groups criticise a Spanish festival for cancelling a Jewish-American singer's concert for refusing to air his views on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
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