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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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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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