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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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Israeli navy kills four off Gaza

Monday, June 7th 2010, 12:21

Israel shoots dead four Palestinians wearing diving gear off the Gaza coast, Israeli and Palestinian officials say.
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Europeans 'could play Gaza role'

Monday, June 7th 2010, 5:08
related countries: France France
related places: Eu

The EU could monitor aid to Gaza, France says, after Israel rules out an international probe into its deadly flotilla raid.
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Israel 'to reject raid inquiry'

Sunday, June 6th 2010, 22:25
related countries: United States United States
related places: Gaza

Israel will reject a proposed international investigation into its deadly raid on a Gaza aid flotilla, its ambassador to the US says.
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Egyptian-Israeli marriage ruling

Sunday, June 6th 2010, 14:05
related countries: Egypt Egypt
related places: Cairo

A Cairo court upholds a ruling urging the cabinet to consider revoking the citizenship of Egyptian men married to Israelis.
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Israel deports Gaza aid activists

Sunday, June 6th 2010, 13:44

Israel deports several activists detained after trying to sail an aid ship to Gaza in defiance of Israel's blockade.
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Behind the wire

Sunday, June 6th 2010, 11:54

Israel's raid puts Gaza blockade back in spotlight
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Shot on sight

Sunday, June 6th 2010, 10:10

The Africans risking it all to cross into Israel
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Seized aid ship taken to Israel

Saturday, June 5th 2010, 22:49

An aid ship boarded by Israeli forces while trying to break the blockade of Gaza arrives in the Israeli port of Ashdod.
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Turkey balancing heart and head

Saturday, June 5th 2010, 11:01
related countries: Turkey Turkey

Turkey has warned it may reduce economic and defence ties with Israel, but Jonathan Head wonders whether destroying the relationship would be the best thing for Turkey.
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Was Israel right to intercept an aid ship?

Saturday, June 5th 2010, 10:45
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

A group of campaigners detained for attempting to sail an aid ship to Gaza in defiance of Israel's blockade have been deported. What is your reaction?
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Israelis threaten to board ship

Saturday, June 5th 2010, 8:48

Israel's military says it will board an Irish-owned aid ship trying to break the blockade of Gaza if it does not change course.
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Israel vows to stop Gaza aid ship

Saturday, June 5th 2010, 0:34

Israel insists that an Irish ship approaching Gaza laden with aid will not be allowed to break its blockade of the territory.
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Turkey in threat to Israel ties

Friday, June 4th 2010, 18:34
related countries: Turkey Turkey

Turkey says it is reviewing its economic and defence ties with Israel following the deadly Gaza aid flotilla raid.
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Turkey mourns dead Gaza activists

Friday, June 4th 2010, 2:17

Turkey holds funerals for nine activists killed in an Israeli raid on a Gaza-bound aid flotilla, as Israel rejects an outside inquiry.
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Gaza activists welcomed in Turkey

Thursday, June 3rd 2010, 8:44
related countries: Turkey Turkey

Hundreds of activists from the Gaza-bound flotilla receive an enthusiastic welcome in Turkey after being expelled by Israel.
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Israel 'had no choice' over raid

Thursday, June 3rd 2010, 0:05

PM Benjamin Netanyahu says Israel had no choice but to stop the Gaza aid flotilla, as some 500 foreign activists are flown out.
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Israel deports flotilla activists

Wednesday, June 2nd 2010, 16:30

Israel is deporting hundreds of foreign activists seized in a deadly raid on an aid flotilla trying to break its Gaza blockade.
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Doubt cast on Israel raid account

Tuesday, June 1st 2010, 21:13

Activists on ships raided by Israeli commandos cast doubt on Israel's version of events that led to at least nine deaths.
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UN urges Israel convoy raid probe

Tuesday, June 1st 2010, 15:41

The UN Security Council calls for an impartial inquiry into Israel's raid on Gaza-bound aid ships, in which at least 10 people died.
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UN members decry Gaza boat deaths

Tuesday, June 1st 2010, 5:39

UN Security Council members condemn Israel as they hold an emergency session on the Gaza aid flotilla raid, amid world fury.
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Israeli PM 'regrets' ship deaths

Tuesday, June 1st 2010, 2:21

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu expresses regret after at least nine people die as troops storm aid ships trying to reach Gaza.
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Deaths as Israel storms aid ship

Monday, May 31st 2010, 15:59
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

At least nine people die when Israeli commandos storm a convoy of ships carrying aid to Gaza, sparking international condemnation.
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Was Israel right to board the flotilla?

Monday, May 31st 2010, 13:26

Nine activists died when Israeli commandos boarded an aid ship bound for Gaza on Monday. What is your reaction?
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Gaza aid flotilla 'leaves Cyprus'

Sunday, May 30th 2010, 14:38

Activists aboard an aid flotilla say they have left Cyprus and will reach Gaza on Monday, but Israel says it will not let them in.
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Gaza hopes for flotilla arrival

Saturday, May 29th 2010, 18:22

Preparations are under way in Gaza to receive a convoy of ships that is trying to break Israel's economic blockade.
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Israel rejects nuclear talks plan

Saturday, May 29th 2010, 17:45

Israel denounces plans for a major conference on a nuclear-arms free Middle East, and says it will not take part.
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No way home

Saturday, May 29th 2010, 11:57

Palestinian collaborator on why he helped Israel
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UN push for nuclear-free Mid-East

Saturday, May 29th 2010, 9:14

Signatories of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty agreed to hold a conference on a nuclear-weapons-free Middle East.
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W Bank road open to Palestinians

Friday, May 28th 2010, 13:50
related countries: West Bank West Bank

The Israeli army partially opens a motorway that runs through the West Bank to Palestinian drivers, to comply with a court ruling.
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Israeli PM accepts Obama invite

Thursday, May 27th 2010, 14:01

The Israeli PM accepts an invitation to meet Barack Obama in Washington, for the first time since a crisdis in relations.
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Israeli Arabs charged with spying

Thursday, May 27th 2010, 12:27
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

Two Israeli Arab activists are charged with being spies for the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah.
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Israel bombs Gaza in night raid

Wednesday, May 26th 2010, 11:54
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

Israeli jets launch a night time bombing raid on the Gaza strip injuring several people, medical sources say.
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Hezbollahland

Tuesday, May 25th 2010, 14:40

Militia entrenched 10 years after Israeli withdrawal
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Police question former Israel PM

Tuesday, May 25th 2010, 9:55

Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert has been questioned by police for the first time since stepping down from office.
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Israeli minister 'abused trust'

Monday, May 24th 2010, 17:05

Israel's Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman should face fresh charges in a corruption probe, police in Israel say
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Australia expels Israeli diplomat

Monday, May 24th 2010, 16:27
related countries: Australia Australia

Australia expels an Israel diplomat after a probe blames Israel for the use of forged passports in the murder of a Hamas operative.
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Peres denies SA nuclear weapon deal

Monday, May 24th 2010, 12:02
related countries: South Africa South Africa

Israel's President Shimon Peres denies a report that he made a deal with apartheid South Africa to sell nuclear warheads in 1975.
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Israel sends Vanunu back to jail

Monday, May 24th 2010, 11:14

Nuclear technician Mordechai Vanunu is returned to jail for allegedly breaking parole conditions.
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Border tension

Monday, May 24th 2010, 7:40
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

War fears, 10 years after Israeli troops left Lebanon
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Israeli army kills infiltrators

Friday, May 21st 2010, 14:51

Israeli forces shoot dead two Palestinian gunmen who entered Israel, the Israeli military says.
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Mid-East talks show no progress

Friday, May 21st 2010, 10:54
related countries: United States United States

US envoy ends a second round of indirect talks between Palestinians and Israeli without any outward sign of progress.
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Israel releases jailed Hamas man

Thursday, May 20th 2010, 9:29

Israel has released a Hamas leader jailed in the aftermath of the capture of an Israeli soldier nearly four years ago.
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Pompey would forgo Grant exit fee

Tuesday, May 18th 2010, 12:08

Administrator Andrew Andronikou says Portsmouth will not demand compensation for manager Avram Grant if he leaves, with the Israeli being linked to West Ham.
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Israel denies US academic Chomsky entry

Sunday, May 16th 2010, 23:46
related countries: United States United States, West Bank West Bank

Renowned US scholar Noam Chomsky says he has been denied entry to the West Bank by Israeli immigration officials.
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Israeli tussle over grave removal

Sunday, May 16th 2010, 17:17

Israeli riot police confront Ultra-Orthodox Jews angered by an operation to relocate ancient graves in the city of Ashkelon.
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US to fund Israel rocket system

Friday, May 14th 2010, 7:16
related countries: United States United States

Barack Obama is to ask the US Congress for an extra $200m in military aid for Israel to help install a rocket defence system.
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'Gaza homes destroyed illegally'

Thursday, May 13th 2010, 16:35

Human Rights Watch say the Israeli army unlawfully destroyed civilian property in Gaza during its 2008 and 2009 offensive.
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Warning on Jerusalem demolitions

Thursday, May 13th 2010, 9:06
related countries: United States United States
related places: Arab, Jerusalem

The US warns against "provocative action" after Israel says nothing stops it demolishing Arab homes in East Jerusalem.
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Release Shalit, urges Medvedev

Tuesday, May 11th 2010, 17:22
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Medvedev

Russian President Medvedev calls for the Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit to be released "as soon as possible".
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Turkish man arrested in West Bank

Tuesday, May 11th 2010, 10:38
related countries: Turkey Turkey, West Bank West Bank

Israeli security forces have arrested a Turkish employee of a charity organisation operating in the West Bank.
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Israeli-Arabs suspected of spying

Monday, May 10th 2010, 15:30

Two Israeli-Arab activists are arrested on suspicion of spying and contact with "agents from Hezbollah"', Israeli police say.
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OECD votes to offer Israel entry

Monday, May 10th 2010, 14:38

Members of the OECD vote unanimously to invite Israel to join the group of rich countries, despite Palestinian objections.
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Gray whale 'back from the dead' in the Mediterranean

Monday, May 10th 2010, 14:37
related countries: Atlantic Ocean Atlantic Ocean

A gray whale sighted off the coast of Israel raises the possibility that the supposedly extinct species has returned to the Atlantic Ocean.
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Mid-East indirect talks get going

Monday, May 10th 2010, 9:17

Indirect Middle East peace talks have begun after months of political deadlock, and US envoy plans second round within days.
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Lebanon claims new hummus record

Saturday, May 8th 2010, 21:18

Lebanon claims the latest victory in the battle with Israel over which country can make the largest serving of hummus.
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PLO backs new 'talks' with Israel

Saturday, May 8th 2010, 20:21

Palestinian leaders in the West Bank back indirect negotiations with Israel, more than a year since peace talks broke off.
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US envoy in Mid-East talks push

Friday, May 7th 2010, 17:15
related countries: United States United States

US Middle East envoy George Mitchell meets Israeli and Palestinian officials, attempting to restart peace talks.
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Author to sue over Shalit story

Thursday, May 6th 2010, 12:14

An author is suing the family of captive Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit, saying he plagiarised one of her books as a child.
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West Bank mosque fire 'was arson'

Thursday, May 6th 2010, 10:42
related countries: West Bank West Bank

A West Bank mosque gutted by fire on Monday was most probably attacked by arsonists, Israeli firefighters say.
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