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Israel meets Iran at tourist fair

Wednesday, January 20th 2010, 17:27
related countries: Iran Iran

The Israeli tourism minister meets an Iranian official , discussing the possibility of Israelis one day visiting Iran.
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US editor 'expelled from Israel'

Wednesday, January 20th 2010, 15:58
related countries: United States United States

A US journalist with a Palestinian news agency is expelled from Israel a week after he was refused entry, the agency says.
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Gaza blockade 'threat to health'

Wednesday, January 20th 2010, 11:42
related countries: Egypt Egypt

The UN and aid agencies warn that the Israeli-Egyptian blockade of Gaza is putting the Strip's residents' health at risk.
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Pro-settlement soldier dismissed

Tuesday, January 19th 2010, 12:08
related countries: West Bank West Bank

An Israeli soldier has been dismissed from the military after protesting against the evacuation of Jewish settlement outposts.
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Israel resumes Ethiopian airlifts

Tuesday, January 19th 2010, 11:12
related countries: Ethiopia Ethiopia

Israel restarts an immigration scheme for Ethiopians of Jewish descent after halting it for more than a year.
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Deadly flash floods hit Mid-east

Monday, January 18th 2010, 17:26
related countries: Egypt Egypt

Heavy rain and flash floods in Egypt and Israel kill seven people and cause chaos.
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German and Israeli cabinets meet

Monday, January 18th 2010, 15:32
related countries: Germany Germany
related places: Berlin

Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel has told Israel's leaders she is willing to back new sanctions on Iran.
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West Bank mosque attack arrests

Monday, January 18th 2010, 12:54
related countries: West Bank West Bank

Israeli police arrest 10 people in a raid as part of investigations into an arson attack on a West Bank mosque.
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Israel PM's wife lawsuit 'false'

Monday, January 18th 2010, 9:24

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu attacks a slanderous a lawsuit filed against his wife by a former housekeeper.
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Israel, Turkey seek to mend row

Sunday, January 17th 2010, 12:39
related countries: Turkey Turkey

Israel's defence minister goes to Turkey for talks, in the wake of a diplomatic row between the two countries.
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Housekeeper sues Israel PM's wife

Friday, January 15th 2010, 16:00

Sarah Netanyahu, wife of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is facing a lawsuit filed by her former housekeeper.
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Israel 'cult leader' arrested

Friday, January 15th 2010, 15:41

Israeli police arrest the leader of an alleged polygamist cult and accuse him of enslavement and sexual offences, including rape.
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Bomb near Israel convoy in Jordan

Friday, January 15th 2010, 0:45
related countries: Jordan Jordan

A bomb has gone off near a convoy of Israeli diplomats in Jordan, Israel's foreign ministry confirms.
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US editor refused entry to Israel

Thursday, January 14th 2010, 16:22
related countries: United States United States

A US journalist working for a Palestinian news agency appeals against Israel's refusal to allow him entry.
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Israel 'sorry' over Turkey snub

Wednesday, January 13th 2010, 22:17
related countries: Turkey Turkey
related places: Tel Aviv

Israel apologises to Turkey in a bid to defuse a row over the treatment of Turkey's envoy in Tel Aviv.
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Turkey-Israel 'snub' row deepens

Wednesday, January 13th 2010, 16:02
related countries: Turkey Turkey

Turkey is threatening to withdraw its ambassador from Israel in an escalating row between the once close partners.
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Israel contrite over Turkey snub

Wednesday, January 13th 2010, 9:05
related countries: Turkey Turkey

An Israeli minister says disrespect "is not my way", in an attempt to defuse a row over his treatment of Turkey's ambassador.
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Turkey calls for Israeli apology

Wednesday, January 13th 2010, 8:14
related countries: Turkey Turkey

Turkey seeks an apology from Israel over the "discourteous" treatment of its ambassador in a row over a Turkish TV series.
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US denies killing Iran scientist

Tuesday, January 12th 2010, 22:15
related countries: Iran Iran, United States United States
related places: Tehran

The US dismisses allegations by Iran that US and Israeli agents killed physicist Massoud Ali Mohammadi in Tehran.
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Israel-Turkey TV series row grows

Tuesday, January 12th 2010, 16:05
related countries: Turkey Turkey

Israel rebukes Turkey's ambassador over a TV series which depicts Israeli intelligence agents as baby-snatchers.
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Israel to construct Egypt barrier

Monday, January 11th 2010, 1:49
related countries: Egypt Egypt

Israel's government approves plans to build a barrier along its border with Egypt in a bid to keep out illegal migrants and militants.
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Air strike kills Gaza militants

Sunday, January 10th 2010, 17:56
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

Three Palestinian militants have been killed in the Gaza Strip by an Israeli air strike, Palestinian and Israeli sources say.
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Israelis reject US loan 'threat'

Sunday, January 10th 2010, 15:47
related countries: United States United States

Israeli officials shrug off a US envoy's suggestion that the US could withhold loan guarantees to pressure Israel over peace.
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Palestinians dampen US peace push

Saturday, January 9th 2010, 13:11
related countries: United States United States

A senior Palestinian plays down the prospects for a US push to resume peace talks with Israel without preconditions.
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Palestinians die in Gaza strike

Friday, January 8th 2010, 9:19

Three people, including a 14-year-old-boy, are killed in Israeli air strikes on Gaza, Palestinian medics say.
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Israeli rocket shield 'success'

Thursday, January 7th 2010, 13:19

Israel says it has successfully tested a system to intercept short-distance rockets and plans to deploy it later this year.
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Land row mars Orthodox Christmas

Wednesday, January 6th 2010, 16:58

Palestinian Christian groups boycott celebrations of Orthodox Christmas in Bethlehem, accusing their Church of selling land to Israel.
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Gaza militant dies in air strike

Tuesday, January 5th 2010, 23:57
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

An Israeli air strike kills one Palestinian militant and injures three others in the southern Gaza Strip, officials say.
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Israel approves Jerusalem homes

Tuesday, January 5th 2010, 16:42

Israel gives approval for 24 new homes in East Jerusalem, despite international calls for a halt in settlement building.
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Israeli officials delay UK visit

Tuesday, January 5th 2010, 14:37
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Israel says it will postpone the visit of military officials to Britain amid fears of arrest
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Israel envoys told 'don't grovel'

Sunday, January 3rd 2010, 16:46

Israel's hardline Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman tells envoys to stop "grovelling" and defend national honour, media say.
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Conflict child

Wednesday, December 30th 2009, 6:51

Tough life for baby born as Israel attacked Gaza
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Netanyahu meets Mubarak in Cairo

Tuesday, December 29th 2009, 20:02
related countries: Egypt Egypt
related places: Cairo

Israeli PM and Egyptian President are due to meet in Cairo, to discuss the Israeli-Palestinian peace process.
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Israel 'must open West Bank road'

Tuesday, December 29th 2009, 18:35
related countries: West Bank West Bank

Israel's Supreme Court orders the military to stop blocking Palestinians from using a highway that runs through the West Bank.
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Israeli whistleblower Vanunu held

Tuesday, December 29th 2009, 15:20

Israeli police arrest nuclear whistleblower Mordechai Vanunu for allegedly breaking parole conditions.
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Israeli man granted record 11th divorce

Tuesday, December 29th 2009, 12:38

A 50-year-old man from Jerusalem is granted a divorce for the 11th time, a new Israeli record for Jews.
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Gaza marchers go on hunger strike

Monday, December 28th 2009, 18:22
related countries: Egypt Egypt

Groups trying to cross Egypt's border to Gaza to mark the anniversary of an Israeli offensive have gone on hunger strike.
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More E Jerusalem homes planned

Monday, December 28th 2009, 17:56

Israel announces plans for nearly 700 homes in mainly Arab East Jerusalem, despite demands that it freeze building there.
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Gaza damage 'not being addressed'

Sunday, December 27th 2009, 13:26

Not enough is being done to repair damage done to Gaza by Israeli military action one year ago, says the UN.
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Post-conflict calm

Sunday, December 27th 2009, 11:40

Life in Israel's southern town a year after Gaza war
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In pictures

Sunday, December 27th 2009, 11:30

Gaza children suffer in wake of Israeli conflict
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Palestinians condemn Israeli raid

Saturday, December 26th 2009, 19:25
related countries: West Bank West Bank

Palestinian leaders condemn Israel's killing of three suspected militants in the West Bank as a "dangerous escalation".
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Israeli forces kill six Palestinians

Saturday, December 26th 2009, 12:36
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip, West Bank West Bank

Six Palestinians are killed by Israeli forces in the West Bank and Gaza, in the deadliest day of violence for a year.
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Israeli settler shot in West Bank

Thursday, December 24th 2009, 16:26
related countries: West Bank West Bank

An Israeli man has been shot dead in his car near a Jewish settlement in the West Bank, Israel's military says.
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Israel teens to 'disobey orders'

Thursday, December 24th 2009, 11:44
related countries: West Bank West Bank

About 200 Israeli teenagers say that they will not obey orders to evacuate settlements in the West Bank.
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Shalit mediator holds Gaza talks

Wednesday, December 23rd 2009, 15:35
related countries: Germany Germany

The German mediator trying to secure a deal for the release of captured Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit visits Gaza, Hamas says.
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Take the 'A' train

Wednesday, December 23rd 2009, 7:33

Israeli professor gives lessons on the move
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World 'failed Gaza over blockade'

Tuesday, December 22nd 2009, 0:18
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

Aid agencies criticise the international community for failing to help end Israel's blockade of the Gaza Strip.
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Israeli archaeologists find Jesus-era home in Nazareth

Monday, December 21st 2009, 16:46
related places: Nazareth

Israeli archaeologists say they have found the remains of the first dwelling in Nazareth that dates back to the time of Jesus.
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Donors in Israel get op priority

Thursday, December 17th 2009, 0:03

Israel is to give donor card carriers a legal right to priority treatment if they should require an organ transplant.
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UK law probe after Livni warrant

Tuesday, December 15th 2009, 21:07
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The government "urgently" considers legal reforms after a UK court issued an arrest warrant for Israeli politician Tzipi Livni.
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Israel fury at UK's Livni warrant

Tuesday, December 15th 2009, 17:30
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Israel condemns as "cynical" the issuing of a war crimes arrest warrant in the UK for former Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni.
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New Israeli funds for settlements

Sunday, December 13th 2009, 22:40
related countries: West Bank West Bank

The Israeli cabinet includes some West Bank settlements in a national scheme that will entitle them to millions of dollars in funds.
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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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