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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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Hunger-strike Palestinian unconscious

Friday, August 14th 2015, 13:12

Mohammed Allan, a Palestinian held without charge by Israel, loses consciousness after a two-month hunger strike in protest at his detention.
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VIDEO: Paris protests over Tel Aviv festival

Thursday, August 13th 2015, 21:25
related countries: France France
related places: Paris, Tel Aviv

There have been protests in Paris over a decision to hold a day-long festival dedicated to the Israeli city of Tel Aviv.
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Israel releases detained 'radicals'

Monday, August 10th 2015, 12:02
related countries: West Bank West Bank

Several suspected Jewish radicals, held amid a crackdown following a deadly arson attack in the West Bank, have been released by Israeli police.
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Israel holds more 'Jewish radicals'

Sunday, August 9th 2015, 14:42
related countries: West Bank West Bank

Israeli police question several suspected Jewish radicals, amid a crackdown following a deadly arson attack in the West Bank.
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Ancient find baffles archaeologists

Wednesday, August 5th 2015, 13:00

Israeli archaeologists say they are trying to decode ancient inscriptions written in Hebrew discovered at a dig in Jerusalem.
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Israel jails settler without trial

Wednesday, August 5th 2015, 6:50

Israel takes the unusual step of jailing a suspected Jewish militant without trial, amid a tightening of measures against Jewish extremists.
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'Harsh methods' for Israel militants

Monday, August 3rd 2015, 20:40

Israel says it could use harsh interrogation techniques against Jewish militants, after the death of a Palestinian child in an arson attack.
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Israel vows to find W Bank arsonists

Friday, July 31st 2015, 19:41
related countries: West Bank West Bank

Israel vows to catch arsonists, suspected to be Jewish settlers, who killed a young Palestinian child in an attack on a West Bank village.
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Palestinian fury at child arson death

Friday, July 31st 2015, 14:11
related countries: West Bank West Bank

Palestinians react with outrage as an 18-month-old boy is killed in a West Bank arson attack blamed on Jewish settlers.
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VIDEO: Reaction to West Bank toddler death

Friday, July 31st 2015, 12:15
related countries: West Bank West Bank

The Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas and Mark Regev, the spokesman for the Israeli prime minister, give their reaction to the death of a Palestinian toddler in an arson attack.
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'Repeat attack' at Jerusalem Gay Pride

Thursday, July 30th 2015, 22:27

Six people are stabbed at a Gay Pride march in Jerusalem and police arrest an ultra-Orthodox Jewish man they say attacked marchers in 2005.
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Israel allows force-feeding in jails

Thursday, July 30th 2015, 11:52

The Israeli parliament passes a law allowing detainees to be force-fed, following cases of Palestinian inmates going on hunger strike.
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Israeli Gaza action 'a war crime'

Wednesday, July 29th 2015, 10:41

There is "strong evidence" Israel committed war crimes in Gaza after a soldier was captured by Hamas in last year's war, Amnesty International says.
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US 'to release Israel spy Pollard'

Tuesday, July 28th 2015, 19:02
related countries: United States United States
related places: Pollard

Jonathan Pollard, jailed in the US for 30 years for spying for Israel, is to be freed on parole in November, his lawyers say.
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VIDEO: Clashes at Jerusalem's al-Aqsa mosque

Sunday, July 26th 2015, 10:14

Palestinian youths have clashed with Israeli police at the al-Aqsa complex in East Jerusalem, one of Islam's holiest sites.
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Israeli police enter al-Aqsa mosque

Sunday, July 26th 2015, 7:49

Israeli police officers briefly enter Jerusalem's al-Aqsa mosque to tackle Palestinian rioters who they say were throwing stones and fireworks at them.
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Israel 'behind Syria assassination'

Thursday, July 16th 2015, 9:18
related countries: Syria Syria, United States United States

Israeli commandos were responsible for the assassination of a Syrian military official in 2008, a leaked US intelligence file says.
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VIDEO: Netanyahu: Iran deal 'a bad mistake'

Tuesday, July 14th 2015, 9:38
related countries: Iran Iran

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has called a deal on limiting Iran's nuclear programme in return for the lifting of sanctions "a bad mistake of historic proportions".
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Video 'doubt' over W Bank shooting

Monday, July 13th 2015, 11:33

A human rights group publishes a video it says contradicts the account of an Israeli army officer who shot dead a Palestinian teenager a week ago.
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Palestinian hunger striker freed

Sunday, July 12th 2015, 6:09

Israel frees Palestinian prisoner Khader Adnan, who had held a 56-day hunger strike in protest at his detention.
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Israeli jailed over Madonna hack

Thursday, July 9th 2015, 15:48
related places: Tel Aviv

An Israeli man is jailed for 14 months in Tel Aviv for hacking the computers of singers including Madonna.
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Israeli PM warns Hamas on 'captives'

Thursday, July 9th 2015, 15:26

Israel's prime minister says he holds Hamas responsible for the fate of two Israeli citizens believed held in Gaza.
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VIDEO: Gaza rebuilding delayed one year on

Wednesday, July 8th 2015, 5:38

In the year since the start of the 50-day conflict with Israel, which saw thousands of Gaza's buildings reduced to rubble, not a single destroyed home has been rebuilt.
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VIDEO: Battle scars: Gaza war's legacy

Sunday, July 5th 2015, 21:53

One year on, Lyse Doucet speaks to a 12-year-old boy who survived a defining moment of the 2014 war between Israeli forces and Palestinian militant groups in Gaza.
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IS claims rocket attack on Israel

Saturday, July 4th 2015, 1:22
related countries: Egypt Egypt

Sinai Province, a group affiliated with Islamic State, says it fired three rockets into Israel from Egypt's Sinai peninsula.
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Sniffing could provide autism test

Friday, July 3rd 2015, 0:17

The way children sniff different aromas could form the basis of a test for autism, suggest researchers in Israel.
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Israel intercepts Gaza-bound boat

Monday, June 29th 2015, 18:20

The Israeli Navy intercepts a Gaza-bound vessel sailed by pro-Palestinian activists including former the Tunisian president and diverts it to an Israeli port, the military says.
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Deal on Palestinian hunger striker

Monday, June 29th 2015, 0:23

Israel agrees to free a Palestinian prisoner who has been on hunger strike for 55 days and is thought to be in serious condition, officials say.
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Iranian ambitions breed scepticism and fear in Israel

Sunday, June 28th 2015, 23:49
related countries: Iran Iran

Why Iran nuclear deal could hasten Israeli military action
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Jesus miracle church 'hit by arson'

Thursday, June 18th 2015, 12:19

Arsonists are believed to have set fire to a church in northern Israel where Jesus is said to have performed a miracle, police say.
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Syrian rebels set sights on Quneitra

Wednesday, June 17th 2015, 11:25
related countries: Syria Syria

A rebel alliance in southern Syria has begun an offensive against government forces in Quneitra province, near the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights.
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Israel report backs Gaza war actions

Sunday, June 14th 2015, 18:22

The Israeli government issues a report into the 2014 war in Gaza, saying that its military actions were "lawful" and "legitimate".
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Orange boss tells Israel of regret

Friday, June 12th 2015, 12:19
related countries: France France
related places: Orange

The head of French telecom giant Orange tells Israel's PM he deeply regrets the controversy following comments indicating he wanted to pull out of Israel.
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Israel 'struck Gaza beach in error'

Friday, June 12th 2015, 9:47

An Israeli military investigation clears its forces of wrongdoing over the deaths of four Palestinian boys in an attack in Gaza during the 2014 war.
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Israel denies bugging Iran talks

Thursday, June 11th 2015, 14:31
related countries: Iran Iran

Israel denies it bugged talks on Iran's nuclear programme, after a security company said a computer virus hacked the venues of the negotiations.
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VIDEO: Could IS influence shatter Gaza truce?

Wednesday, June 10th 2015, 8:36

In the past week, several rockets have been fired at Israel from Gaza, endangering the 10-month-long ceasefire that ended last summer's deadly war.
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US rebuts Jerusalem passport law

Monday, June 8th 2015, 18:10
related countries: United States United States
related places: Jerusalem

The US Supreme Court invalidates a controversial law allowing Jerusalem-born American citizens to claim their birthplace on their passports as Israel.
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