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Israel 'restricts phosphorus use'

Wednesday, July 21st 2010, 11:21

The Israeli military tells the UN it will limit the use of a controversial weapon in future conflicts.
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Turkey meets with Hamas leader

Tuesday, July 20th 2010, 15:50
related countries: Syria Syria, Turkey Turkey

Turkey's foreign minister meets with a Hamas leader in Syria, a move that could threaten relations with Israel further.
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Israel 'must open Gaza borders'

Sunday, July 18th 2010, 11:52

Israel must go beyond easing its blockade of Gaza and throw open its border, EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton has said.
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UK Jews 'back two-state solution'

Thursday, July 15th 2010, 13:24
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A majority of British Jews believe Israel should swap territory for peace, and negotiate with Hamas, a survey suggests.
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Jerusalem: Living on streets 'full of danger'

Thursday, July 15th 2010, 12:03

The BBC's Middle East Editor Jeremy Bowen gets rare access to some of their properties in Israeli-occupied East Jerusalem where Jewish activists live behind heavy security.
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Israeli man held for Arab murders

Thursday, July 15th 2010, 1:57

Israeli police arrest a Jewish man on suspicion of stabbing to death two Palestinians in 1998 and attempting to kill others.
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Libyan 'Gaza ship' docks in Egypt

Wednesday, July 14th 2010, 19:27
related countries: Libya Libya

A Libyan aid ship which aimed to break Israel's blockade of Gaza ends its journey in Egypt
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Israel tries to stop Libyan ship

Wednesday, July 14th 2010, 4:28
related countries: Libya Libya

Israeli navy vessels are shadowing a Libyan-chartered ship carrying aid for Gaza, despite confusion about its final destination.
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Israeli navy trails Gaza aid ship

Wednesday, July 14th 2010, 4:05
related countries: Libya Libya

The Israeli navy shadows a Libyan ship carrying aid for Gaza in defiance of the blockade, amid confusion about its destination.
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East Jerusalem homes demolished

Tuesday, July 13th 2010, 15:27

The Israeli authorities have used bulldozers to demolish three buildings in occupied East Jerusalem.
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East Jerusalem homes demolished

Tuesday, July 13th 2010, 15:05

The Israeli authorities have used bulldozers to demolish three buildings in occupied East Jerusalem.
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Israel admits flotilla 'mistakes'

Tuesday, July 13th 2010, 12:08

An Israeli military probe into the naval raid on a Gaza-bound aid flotilla says mistakes were made at a senior level.
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Gaza aid ship 'leaves for Egypt'

Monday, July 12th 2010, 10:43
related countries: Libya Libya

A ship with supplies for Gaza will dock in Egypt, officials say, following pressure by Israel not to allow it to break the blockade.
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UK envoy's blog draws Israel ire

Friday, July 9th 2010, 10:52
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Israel criticises Britain's ambassador to Lebanon for eulogising a late Lebanese cleric said to have inspired Hezbollah.
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UK envoy's blog draws Israel ire

Friday, July 9th 2010, 10:37
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Israel criticises Britain's ambassador to Lebanon for eulogising a late Lebanese cleric said to have inspired Hezbollah.
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Shalit march reaches Jerusalem

Thursday, July 8th 2010, 17:36

Thousands of Israelis demanding a deal to free captured soldier Gilad Shalit arrive in Jerusalem after a 12-day march.
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Israeli guns go missing as PM's bodyguards take US flight

Thursday, July 8th 2010, 8:40
related countries: United States United States
related places: Washington

Four guns belonging to security guards accompanying Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to Washington disappear in transit.
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Poland to extradite Mossad 'agent'

Wednesday, July 7th 2010, 15:33
related countries: Germany Germany, Poland Poland

An Israeli allegedly linked to the killing of a Hamas operative in Dubai can be extradited to Germany, a Polish court rules.
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Obama urges direct Mid-East talks

Wednesday, July 7th 2010, 14:10
related countries: United States United States

US President Obama urges Israelis and Palestinians to resume direct peace talks before a settlement freeze expires in September.
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Netanyahu and Obama hold talks

Tuesday, July 6th 2010, 16:21

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu and US President Barack Obama hold White House talks, a day after the Gaza blockade is eased.
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Israeli sniper faces Gaza charges

Tuesday, July 6th 2010, 15:13

The Israeli military is to charge an army sniper with killing a person during the 2008-09 Gaza offensive.
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What will Israel-US talks achieve?

Tuesday, July 6th 2010, 10:43
related countries: United States United States
related places: Washington

Barack Obama has met Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu in Washington. Have relations improved?
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Will talks help Israel and the US?

Tuesday, July 6th 2010, 10:38
related countries: United States United States
related places: Washington

Barack Obama is due to meet Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu in Washington. What will the meeting achieve?
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Protest concert to support Shalit

Tuesday, July 6th 2010, 8:21

A classical concert in support of captured Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit is held in Sderot on the border with Gaza.
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Israel confirms new Gaza policy

Monday, July 5th 2010, 22:40
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

Israel confirms details of its new policy to allow more goods to enter the Gaza Strip with the easing of its blockade.
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Turks threaten break with Israel

Monday, July 5th 2010, 16:38

Turkey threatens for the first time to break diplomatic ties with Israel - hardening its stance over a raid on Gaza aid ships.
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Munich Olympics massacre man dies

Sunday, July 4th 2010, 1:17

The Palestinian mastermind of the 1972 Munich Olympics massacre that killed 11 Israeli athletes, Mohammed Oudeh, dies.
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Munich Olympics massacre man dies

Sunday, July 4th 2010, 1:17

The Palestinian mastermind of the 1972 Munich Olympics massacre that killed 11 Israeli athletes, Mohammed Oudeh, dies.
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Israeli PM admits 'insult' error

Friday, July 2nd 2010, 16:59
related countries: Turkey Turkey

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu admits making a "mistake" by leaving his foreign minister out of secret talks with Turkish officials.
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Thousands on Israel soldier march

Friday, July 2nd 2010, 13:08

Twenty thousand people join a march through Israel calling for the release of captured soldier Gilad Shalit, organisers say.
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Thousands on Israel soldier march

Friday, July 2nd 2010, 13:08

Twenty thousand people join a march through Israel calling for the release of captured soldier Gilad Shalit, organisers say.
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Israel renews Shalit swap offer

Thursday, July 1st 2010, 17:25

Israel renews its offer to release 1,000 Palestinian prisoners if Hamas militants free captured Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit.
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Turkey back to talks with Israel

Thursday, July 1st 2010, 15:47
related countries: Turkey Turkey
related places: Ankara

Israel holds its first high-level meeting with Turkey since Turkish activists were killed on an aid ship bound for Gaza.
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Iran 'sent Syria advanced radar'

Thursday, July 1st 2010, 14:05
related countries: Iran Iran, Syria Syria, United States United States

Iran has given Syria an advanced radar system that could threaten Israel's air supremacy in the region, a US report says.
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'Hezbollah spies' held in Israel

Wednesday, June 30th 2010, 17:04
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

Israel arrests a soldier and several civilians suspected of spying for Lebanese militant group Hezbollah, the army says.
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Israel 'to expand' flotilla probe

Wednesday, June 30th 2010, 11:27

Israel is ready to expand the powers of an inquiry into its deadly raid on a Gaza-bound aid flotilla, PM Netanyahu says.
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Egypt shoots Israel-bound migrant

Tuesday, June 29th 2010, 18:55
related countries: Egypt Egypt

An African migrant is shot and killed by Egyptian police as she tries to cross illegally from the Sinai Peninsula into Israel.
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Israel diplomats protest over pay in jeans and sandals

Tuesday, June 29th 2010, 12:05

Israeli diplomats have started wearing jeans and sandals to work as part of an escalating pay dispute, officials say.
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Israeli air strike kills Gaza man

Tuesday, June 29th 2010, 9:31

A Palestinian man is killed and two others wounded in an Israeli air strike in Gaza, Palestinian medics say.
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'Israeli spy' arrested in Lebanon

Tuesday, June 29th 2010, 9:16
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

Lebanon arrested a man accused of spying for Israel for more than 15 years, the country's Telecommunications Minister Charbel Nahhas says.
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Israeli plane barred from Turkey

Monday, June 28th 2010, 11:19
related countries: Turkey Turkey

Turkey blocked an Israeli military flight from Turkish airspace, in apparent retaliation for Israel's raid on a Gaza aid convoy.
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Shalit's parents begin long march

Monday, June 28th 2010, 9:49

The parents of Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit begin a long march to Jerusalem to press for his release, four years after his capture.
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Piggy-in-middle

Monday, June 28th 2010, 9:01

Israeli pig-rearing kibbutz draws religious ire
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Israel marks Shalit anniversary

Friday, June 25th 2010, 16:50

Rallies are held in Israel to mark the fourth anniversary of the capture of Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit by Palestinian militants.
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Israel launches 'spy satellite'

Wednesday, June 23rd 2010, 9:32
related countries: Iran Iran

Israel launches a spy satellite called Ofek-9 that will reportedly be used to spy on Iran's nuclear programme.
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Israel pardons 'school row' mothers

Tuesday, June 22nd 2010, 16:08

Israel's supreme court overturns jail sentences for ultra-Orthodox Jewish mothers who defied a school integration ruling.
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Jerusalem park plan draws US ire

Tuesday, June 22nd 2010, 10:24
related countries: United States United States

The US criticises an Israeli plan to demolish 22 Palestinian homes in occupied East Jerusalem to make way for a tourist park.
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Israel asks UN to shelve inquiry

Tuesday, June 22nd 2010, 9:33

Israel asks the UN to ditch an international inquiry into an Israeli raid on a ship trying to break the Gaza blockade.
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Israel details plan on Gaza goods

Monday, June 21st 2010, 14:46

Israel gives details of how it is to ease the Gaza blockade, with all civilian goods now expected to be let into the territory, officials say.
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'Not enough'

Sunday, June 20th 2010, 12:03

Israel's pledge to ease blockade fails to impress Gazans
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Israel jails 'school row' fathers

Friday, June 18th 2010, 12:19

Dozens of ultra-orthodox Jewish men are jailed in Israel for defying a school integration ruling, but 22 mothers get a reprieve.
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Huge Israeli protest over school

Thursday, June 17th 2010, 19:24

Ultra-Orthodox Jews have staged one of the biggest protests seen in Israel, to demand their children be educated separately.
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Syria warns of Mid-East conflict

Thursday, June 17th 2010, 12:18
related countries: Syria Syria

The Syrian president tells the BBC that Israel's raid on the Gaza flotilla has increased the chances of war in the Middle East.
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Gaza blockade eases: Your reaction

Thursday, June 17th 2010, 8:41
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

Israel says it will allow more civilian goods to enter the Gaza strip. What impact will this have?
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Israel extends Gaza embargo talks

Wednesday, June 16th 2010, 15:58

Israel's security cabinet extends talks on the possible easing of Gaza's blockade into a second day, amid international pressure.
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Israel 'blocks' Jordan atomic bid

Tuesday, June 15th 2010, 14:55
related countries: Jordan Jordan

King Abdullah accuses Israel of trying to block Jordan from developing a peaceful nuclear programme, claims Israel denies.
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Irish to expel Israeli diplomat

Tuesday, June 15th 2010, 12:13
related countries: Ireland Ireland

The Irish Republic is to expel an Israeli diplomat over the use of forged passports in the killing of a Hamas official in Dubai.
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Israel raid probe 'not impartial'

Monday, June 14th 2010, 16:52
related countries: Turkey Turkey

Israeli plans for an inquiry into its Gaza aid convoy raid are criticised by Turkey and by the Palestinian leader.
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Israel announces flotilla inquiry

Monday, June 14th 2010, 15:26

Israel sets up an internal inquiry, with two foreign observers, into its deadly raid on a Gaza-bound aid flotilla last month.
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What will Israel's raid inquiry achieve?

Monday, June 14th 2010, 11:08

A three-man panel will investigate how nine activists were killed aboard a Gaza aid ship. What is your reaction?
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Israel policeman killed in W Bank

Monday, June 14th 2010, 10:37
related countries: West Bank West Bank

An Israeli policeman dies of injuries sustained in a West Bank attack blamed on Palestinian gunmen.
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Red Cross: Gaza blockade illegal

Monday, June 14th 2010, 8:16

Israel's blockade of Gaza violates international humanitarian law, the International Committee of the Red Cross says.
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Arab chief meets Hamas in Gaza

Sunday, June 13th 2010, 19:56

The Arab League chief visits Hamas-held Gaza for the first time, adding to pressure on Israel to lift its blockade.
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'Israeli spy' arrested in Poland

Saturday, June 12th 2010, 20:14
related countries: Poland Poland

Poland holds a suspected Israeli agent wanted in Germany in connection with the murder of a Hamas commander in Dubai.
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Flotilla fallout

Friday, June 11th 2010, 10:09

Israeli policy on Gaza unchanged after flotilla raid
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US blames EU for Turkey 'drift'

Wednesday, June 9th 2010, 18:45
related countries: Turkey Turkey, United States United States

Turkey's growing hostility to Israel could be partly caused by its effective rejection by the EU, the US defence secretary says.
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Ban demands credible Israel probe

Wednesday, June 9th 2010, 6:48

The UN secretary general makes second demand that Israel allow an international investigation into the Gaza flotilla raid.
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WH reporter quits over Israel remark

Monday, June 7th 2010, 22:55
related countries: United States United States
related places: Palestine

US White House reporter Helen Thomas retires after she said in an interview that Israelis should "get the hell out of Palestine".
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US 'seeks new way ahead' in Gaza

Monday, June 7th 2010, 17:32
related countries: United States United States
related places: Gaza

The US says it is looking for new ways to address Gaza's crisis, after last week's Israeli raid on a Gaza-bound aid flotilla.
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