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Netanyahu condemns attack

Saturday, December 12th 2009, 22:22
related countries: West Bank West Bank

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu condemns an attack on a mosque in the West Bank and demands the arrest of those responsible.
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Should food labels make political points?

Friday, December 11th 2009, 9:29
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Should UK food labels distinguish between goods from Palestinians and produce from Israeli settlements?
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UK in Palestinian food label dispute

Friday, December 11th 2009, 0:28
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The UK sparks a dispute by recommending food labels must distinguish Palestinian goods from Israeli settlement produce.
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West Bank deportation upheld

Wednesday, December 9th 2009, 18:22
related countries: West Bank West Bank

Israel's Supreme Court says the army was right to deport a Palestinian from Gaza studying in the West Bank.
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West Bank building criticised

Wednesday, December 9th 2009, 16:42
related countries: West Bank West Bank

More homes are being built per resident in settlements in the West Bank than in Israel, despite the building lull, says Peace Now.
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Two capitals in Jerusalem, EU says

Tuesday, December 8th 2009, 15:52

EU ministers call for Jerusalem to serve as the capital of both Israel and a future Palestinian state in a negotiated peace deal.
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Israeli shot dead entering Gaza

Monday, December 7th 2009, 12:19
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

Israeli troops have shot dead a man caught trying to climb into the Gaza Strip.
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Israeli settlers reject PM's plea

Thursday, December 3rd 2009, 16:21

Jewish settlers reject a plea by Israeli PM Binyamin Netanyahu to abide by a pause in building in the West Bank.
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Jerusalem residency losses rise

Wednesday, December 2nd 2009, 17:34

Israel stripped a record number of Palestinians of their right to live in East Jerusalem last year, an Israeli rights group says.
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Settler mayor held over protest

Wednesday, December 2nd 2009, 14:20

The mayor of a Jewish West Bank settlement is arrested as protesters try to stop Israeli officials enforcing building curbs.
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Stress points

Saturday, November 28th 2009, 11:45
related countries: West Bank West Bank

Ongoing tension over Israeli settlements
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'Four injured' in Gaza air strike

Friday, November 27th 2009, 13:10

At least four people have been injured in an Israeli air strike in the Gaza Strip, Palestinian medical sources say.
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Israel to build settler schools

Friday, November 27th 2009, 10:08
related countries: West Bank West Bank

Israel approves 28 new schools in settlements in the West Bank, a day after it announces restrictions on residential building.
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Palestinians shun settlement plan

Wednesday, November 25th 2009, 23:10
related countries: West Bank West Bank

Palestinian officials reject Israel's offer to restrict residential building of Jewish settlements in the West Bank.
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Israel in offer over settlements

Wednesday, November 25th 2009, 19:05
related countries: West Bank West Bank

Israel offers to restrict building in Jewish settlements excluding East Jerusalem, to try to revive peace talks with Palestinians.
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Trainee Mossad spy 'arrested by Israeli police'

Tuesday, November 24th 2009, 23:29
related places: Tel Aviv

A trainee spy for Israel's Mossad secret service is arrested by Tel Aviv police while taking part in a training operation, media say.
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Israel helicopter crash kills four

Tuesday, November 24th 2009, 19:01

Four people are killed in a civilian helicopter crash off the coast of northern Israel.
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Three injured in strikes on Gaza

Tuesday, November 24th 2009, 11:48
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

Three Palestinians have been injured in Israeli air strikes on the Gaza Strip, Palestinian medical workers say.
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Hamas 'debating Shalit swap deal'

Monday, November 23rd 2009, 15:04
related countries: Egypt Egypt
related places: Cairo

Members of Hamas are in Cairo to discuss a prisoner swap for the captured Israeli soldier, Gilad Shalit, reports say.
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Shalit's release 'moves closer'

Monday, November 23rd 2009, 9:32

Progress has been made in efforts to release captured Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit, President Shimon Peres says.
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Israeli air strikes target Gaza

Sunday, November 22nd 2009, 7:28
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

Several Palestinians are injured after Israeli aircraft carry out air strikes against targets in the Gaza Strip, officials say.
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Gaza militants 'to end rockets'

Saturday, November 21st 2009, 23:02

Hamas in Gaza says it has reached an agreement with other militant groups to stop firing rockets into Israeli territory.
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Israel halts stadium construction

Friday, November 20th 2009, 22:26
related countries: West Bank West Bank

Israel orders construction work on an internationally financed football stadium for Palestinians in the West Bank to halt.
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Obama warns Israel on settlements

Wednesday, November 18th 2009, 17:20
related countries: United States United States
related places: Jerusalem

US President Barack Obama says Israel's approval of new homes at a settlement in Jerusalem could lead to a "dangerous" situation.
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Israel razes Palestinian building

Wednesday, November 18th 2009, 15:40

Israeli authorities bulldoze a Palestinian-owned building in occupied East Jerusalem reported to have been home to two Palestinian families.
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Israeli settlement plan denounced

Wednesday, November 18th 2009, 12:47

The US and UN criticise Israel's approval of 900 extra housing units at a Jewish settlement in East Jerusalem.
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Israeli protest soldiers punished

Tuesday, November 17th 2009, 14:39
related countries: West Bank West Bank

Four Israeli soldiers are disciplined for protesting against the evacuation of Jewish settlements in the occupied West Bank.
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Israel rejects Palestinian move

Monday, November 16th 2009, 10:39

Israel rejects a Palestinian plan to seek recognition for an independent state, saying talks are the only solution.
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Palestinian killed on Gaza border

Friday, November 13th 2009, 13:28

A Palestinian in Gaza is killed and at least one injured after being shot by Israeli troops in Gaza.
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West Bank deportation challenged

Thursday, November 12th 2009, 16:12
related countries: West Bank West Bank

Israel's Supreme Court says a Palestinian student whom the army deported to Gaza should be able to challenge the process.
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Israel call for Syria peace talks

Thursday, November 12th 2009, 12:57
related countries: Syria Syria

Israel's prime minister is willing to restart peace negotiations with Syria, as long as they are held "without preconditions".
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Murder charges for Jewish settler

Thursday, November 12th 2009, 9:55

A Jewish settler is charged in Israel with murdering two Palestinians and attacks on left-wing and messianic Jewish targets.
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Wednesday, November 11th 2009, 18:36
related countries: Iran Iran

Israel releases documents and pictures which it says prove that an arms shipment it seized in the Mediterranean came from Iran.
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Palestinians mark Arafat's death

Wednesday, November 11th 2009, 13:38

Palestinians mark five years since the death of Yasser Arafat, as his successor repeats calls for an end to Israeli settlement building.
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US and Israeli leaders hold talks

Tuesday, November 10th 2009, 9:19

President Barack Obama meets Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu as the US struggles to revive the Middle East peace process.
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Ex-Israel minister in peace push

Monday, November 9th 2009, 14:08

A former Israeli minister unveils a peace plan offering a Palestinian state with temporary borders and talks with Hamas.
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Israeli concern over Abbas move

Friday, November 6th 2009, 15:55

Israeli officials express concern for peace efforts over the decision by Mahmoud Abbas not to seek re-election.
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Israel rejects UN report approval

Friday, November 6th 2009, 12:04

Israel rejects the UN resolution calling for an investigation into suspected Gaza war crimes.
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UN backs Gaza war crimes report

Thursday, November 5th 2009, 22:17

The UN General Assembly backs a resolution calling for independent inquiries by Israel and the Palestinians into war crime claims.
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Hezbollah denies arms ship claims

Thursday, November 5th 2009, 10:25
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

Hezbollah rejects Israeli allegations that weapons on a seized ship were destined for the Lebanese militant group.
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Iran and Syria deny arms claims

Thursday, November 5th 2009, 0:02
related countries: Iran Iran, Syria Syria

Iran and Syria deny Israeli claims that a ship seized in the Mediterranean was carrying weapons for Hezbollah militants.
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Israelis 'seize Iran arms ship'

Wednesday, November 4th 2009, 18:06

Israel's military says it has intercepted a ship carrying hundreds of tonnes of Iranian weapons bound for Hezbollah.
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Palestinians in statehood warning

Wednesday, November 4th 2009, 16:19
related countries: Egypt Egypt, United States United States

Palestinians may have to abandon the goal of an independent state if Jewish settlements continue, their chief negotiator says.
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Secret Jerusalem

Tuesday, November 3rd 2009, 9:58

Palestinian artists go underground to dodge Israeli curbs
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Ex-KGB spy shot dead in Russia

Tuesday, November 3rd 2009, 0:52
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Moscow

A Russian businessman who was convicted in Israel as a Soviet spy is shot dead in Moscow, according to police.
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Just playing?

Monday, November 2nd 2009, 15:32
related countries: Iran Iran, United States United States

Iran casts long shadow over US-Israeli war games
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'No change' in US settlement stance

Monday, November 2nd 2009, 14:11
related countries: United States United States, West Bank West Bank

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says the US has not changed its opposition to continued Israeli settlement in the West Bank.
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Israeli settler held over attacks

Sunday, November 1st 2009, 23:37

Israeli police arrest a Jewish settler who they say confessed to a string of high-profile hate attacks over the past 12 years.
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Clinton urges new Mid-East talks

Sunday, November 1st 2009, 4:45
related countries: United States United States

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says Israeli-Palestinian peace talks must resume "as soon as possible".
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Israel endorses Iran nuclear plan

Friday, October 30th 2009, 15:23
related countries: Iran Iran

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu praises a UN proposal on Iran's nuclear enrichment programme as a "positive first step".
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Alleged US spy pleads not guilty

Thursday, October 29th 2009, 20:50
related countries: United States United States

A space scientist from Nasa pleads not guilty in a US court to charges of attempting to sell secrets to Israel.
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'Abuse rabbi' returns to Israel

Wednesday, October 28th 2009, 17:59
related countries: Brazil Brazil

A self-styled rabbi suspected in one of the worst cases of child abuse in Israeli history is extradited from Brazil to face questioning.
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Lebanon stops fresh rocket attack

Wednesday, October 28th 2009, 10:10
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

Lebanese troops find four rockets ready to be fired at Israel, a day after a rocket hit an open area in Kiryat Shmona.
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Report: Palestinians denied water

Tuesday, October 27th 2009, 8:58

Israel is denying Palestinians access to the basic minimum of clean, safe water, Amnesty International says.
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Israel mulls Gaza probes review

Monday, October 26th 2009, 13:26

Israel considers a review of internal military inquiries clearing troops of alleged war crimes during the Gaza offensive.
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Arrests at holy site in Jerusalem

Sunday, October 25th 2009, 15:55

Israeli police clash with Palestinian stone-throwers at Jerusalem's most sensitive religious site, making arrests.
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Building pressure

Saturday, October 24th 2009, 9:52

Israel debates response to UN's report on Gaza
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Rights group denies Israel bias

Thursday, October 22nd 2009, 14:37

Human Rights Watch has rejected accusations by its founder, Robert Bernstein, that it is biased against Israel.
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Israel 'met Iran' at atomic talks

Thursday, October 22nd 2009, 11:22
related countries: Egypt Egypt, Iran Iran
related places: Cairo

Israeli and Iranian representatives met in face-to-face talks in Cairo and discussed nuclear arms proliferation, Israeli officials say.
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Israel rejects police abuse probe

Thursday, October 22nd 2009, 9:26

An Israeli state prosecutor rules that border police officers who were filmed abusing Palestinian civilians will not face charges.
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Cinematic tension

Wednesday, October 21st 2009, 14:00

Jewish-Arab film breaks new ground for Israeli audience
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Israel joins US for defence drill

Wednesday, October 21st 2009, 10:01
related countries: United States United States

Israel and the US are due to begin a two-week military defence exercise, thought to be the largest of its kind.
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Goldstone rejects Israel protests

Tuesday, October 20th 2009, 16:58

UN human rights investigator Richard Goldstone dismisses Israeli claims his Gaza war report could harm the peace process.
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Israel spying devices found by UN

Monday, October 19th 2009, 13:42
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

UN peacekeepers discover Israeli spying devices in southern Lebanon that were planted during Israel's 2006 war with Hezbollah.
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Thai officials cover up a billboard depicting Adolf Hitler saluting

Sunday, October 18th 2009, 14:35
related countries: Germany Germany, Thailand Thailand

Museum officials in Thailand cover up a billboard depicting Adolf Hitler saluting after complaints from Germany and Israel.
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UN backs Gaza 'war crimes' report

Friday, October 16th 2009, 17:07

The UN Human Rights Council backs a report into Israel's Gaza offensive accusing both Israel and Hamas of war crimes.
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UN body to vote on Gaza report

Friday, October 16th 2009, 10:22

The UN Human Rights Council is to vote on whether to endorse a report critical of Israel's conduct in Gaza.
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