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Israel jets 'strike Gaza airport'

Wednesday, February 10th 2010, 10:28
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

Israeli jets fire a series of missiles at targets inside the Gaza Strip, reportedly hitting Gaza's disused airport.
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Lebanon warns of Israel 'threat'

Wednesday, February 10th 2010, 1:29
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri tells the BBC he is concerned about the "escalating" threat posed by Israel.
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Pro-Shalit protest outside jail

Tuesday, February 9th 2010, 11:09

Protesters calling for the release of captive Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit block Palestinian visitors to an Israeli jail.
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No Gaza judgement by UN chief Ban

Friday, February 5th 2010, 13:51

The head of the UN says it is not yet possible to say if Israel and the Palestinians are adequately probing the Gaza conflict.
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Israel 'vengeful' on Rabin killer

Thursday, February 4th 2010, 18:37

The killer of ex-Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin says the state is keeping him in solitary confinement out of vengeance.
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Hamas: Talks over Shalit stopped

Tuesday, February 2nd 2010, 15:10

Hamas politician Mahmoud Zahar tells the BBC that talks to agree a prisoner swap for Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit have collapsed.
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Explosives found on Israel shores

Tuesday, February 2nd 2010, 11:49

Israeli police search the beaches along the country's southern coast after two barrels packed with explosives wash ashore there.
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No charges for activist shooting

Monday, February 1st 2010, 16:41
related countries: United States United States

Charges will not be brought against Israeli police officers who shot an American pro-Palestinian activist.
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Top Israeli officers reprimanded

Monday, February 1st 2010, 12:51

Israel reveals it has reprimanded two officers over an artillery attack in Gaza in which white phosphorus was used.
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UN receives Goldstone views

Friday, January 29th 2010, 23:04

Israel and West Bank Palestinians respond to the UN's Goldstone report which accused both of them of war crimes during Israel's Gaza operation.
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Taking revenge

Friday, January 29th 2010, 18:20

Could Dubai killing be latest Israeli 'assassination'?
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Hamas commander 'killed in Dubai'

Friday, January 29th 2010, 14:24

A senior Hamas military commander has been killed by Israel in Dubai, the Palestinian Islamist group claims.
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Police release West Bank rabbi

Thursday, January 28th 2010, 14:36
related countries: West Bank West Bank

Israeli police release a rabbi they arrested in connection with an arson attack on a mosque in the West Bank.
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Israel's chief judge hit as shoe-thrower strikes in court

Wednesday, January 27th 2010, 13:09

An unidentified protester throws a shoe at Israel's highest judge, injuring her in the face.
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Stopping traffic

Tuesday, January 26th 2010, 18:37
related countries: Germany Germany
related places: Berlin

Israeli president's visit sparks clampdown in Berlin
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Israeli PM's wife sues newspaper

Monday, January 25th 2010, 21:49

The wife of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu sues an Israeli newspaper for libel and defamation of character.
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Israeli PM in settlements pledge

Monday, January 25th 2010, 2:24
related countries: West Bank West Bank

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu visits Jewish settlements in the West Bank and declares Israel will never leave those areas.
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'Bin Laden tape' warns of attacks

Sunday, January 24th 2010, 16:31
related countries: United States United States

An audio tape said to be by Osama Bin Laden warns President Obama of more attacks if the US continues to back Israel.
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Israel plays down Lebanon claim

Sunday, January 24th 2010, 1:34
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

PM Netanyahu distances himself from comments by a minister suggesting Israel was heading for a new war with Lebanon.
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US envoy holds talks in West Bank

Friday, January 22nd 2010, 13:48
related countries: United States United States, West Bank West Bank

US Envoy George Mitchell meets Palestinian leaders a day after visiting Israel, in a drive to restart peace talks.
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US envoy in Middle East for talks

Thursday, January 21st 2010, 10:46
related countries: United States United States

US Envoy George Mitchell is in the Middle East for talks with Israeli and Palestinian officials.
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Israel 'to keep W Bank presence'

Thursday, January 21st 2010, 4:22

Israel says it must be able to stop weapons being smuggled into any future Palestinian state.
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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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