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We have started to collect the most important news related to Israel in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

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Acre riots man under house arrest

Wednesday, October 15th 2008, 17:59

An Israeli-Arab who drove his car in a Jewish district of Acre on a religious holiday, sparking riots, is put under house arrest.
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Australia drops Ahmadinejad case

Wednesday, October 15th 2008, 13:34
related countries: Iran Iran

The government has dropped plans to take international legal action against the Iranian president on a charge of inciting genocide against Israel.
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Israelis kill Palestinian youth

Wednesday, October 15th 2008, 9:40
related countries: West Bank West Bank

Israeli troops shoot dead a Palestinian teenager in the West Bank who they say had been preparing to attack settlers.
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Earliest confirmed TB case found

Wednesday, October 15th 2008, 0:00

The 9,000-year-old remains of a mother and baby found off the coast of Israel provide the earliest evidence of human TB.
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Israeli Arab arrested after riots

Tuesday, October 14th 2008, 11:02

Police arrest an Israeli-Arab man who sparked rioting in Acre by driving through a Jewish area during the Yom Kippur holiday.
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'Dragged by hair'

Tuesday, October 14th 2008, 10:51

Residents of Israel town describe Arab-Jewish rioting
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Livni 'makes key coalition deal'

Monday, October 13th 2008, 19:55

Israel's Kadima and Labour parties have reached a deal that brings Tzipi Livni closer to becoming PM, her spokesman says.
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Peres peace call in riot-hit town

Monday, October 13th 2008, 15:40

Israel President Shimon Peres calls for restraint among leaders four days of Jewish-Arabs rioting in the town of Acre.
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Security tight in riot-torn Acre

Sunday, October 12th 2008, 10:31

Hundreds of Israeli policemen are deployed in the northern city of Acre after four days of violence between Arabs and Jews.
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Israeli city hit by fresh clashes

Friday, October 10th 2008, 21:21

Israel's PM-designate urges calm as police clash with protesters in Acre on a third day of violence between Jews and Arabs.
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Shattered calm

Friday, October 10th 2008, 20:29

Jewish-Arab clashes rock mixed Israeli town
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Bombed writer fears for democracy

Thursday, October 9th 2008, 15:05

An Israeli academic whose home was bombed last month warns in a BBC interview of a "climate of violence" in the country.
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'Yom Kippur riot' in Israeli city

Thursday, October 9th 2008, 12:37

Riots break out in Acre after an Israeli-Arab drives his car during the religious holiday of Yom Kippur, Israeli reports say.
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H-bombshell - French FM says Israel might "eat" Iran

Wednesday, October 8th 2008, 13:50
related countries: France France, Iran Iran

H-bombshell - French FM says Israel might "eat" Iran
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Yemen seizes 'Israel-linked' cell

Tuesday, October 7th 2008, 13:03
related countries: Yemen Yemen

Yemen's president says the security services have arrested a group of alleged Islamist militants linked to Israel.
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Silicon success

Monday, October 6th 2008, 23:02

What lies behind Israel's booming hi-tech economy
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Livni concerned for peace talks

Monday, October 6th 2008, 10:04

Time is running out for a peace deal between Israel and the Palestinians, Israel's PM designate Tzipi Livni has warned.
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Israel astronaut diary on display

Sunday, October 5th 2008, 8:28

Pages from the diary of the Israeli astronaut killed in the Columbia space shuttle disaster go on show in Jerusalem.
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'Hundreds join' settler violence

Thursday, October 2nd 2008, 10:09

Hundreds of settlers are engaged in violence against Palestinians and soldiers, a senior Israeli commander says.
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Super stink bomb

Thursday, October 2nd 2008, 9:36

Israel's latest crowd control weapon
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Bahrain moots reconciliation body

Wednesday, October 1st 2008, 12:54
related countries: Bahrain Bahrain, Iran Iran
related places: `Arab

Bahrain's foreign minister proposes forming a Mid-East forum including Arab states, Iran and Israel to resolve conflicts.
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Olmert: Israel withdrawal needed

Monday, September 29th 2008, 13:05
related countries: Syria Syria

Outgoing PM Ehud Olmert says Israel must leave almost all occupied land if it wants peace with Syria and Palestinians.
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US bases powerful radar in Israel

Monday, September 29th 2008, 10:01
related countries: Iran Iran, United States United States

The US military deploys long-range radar in Israel to give early warning of any missile strike by Iran, officials say.
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Protest over West Bank refuse tip

Friday, September 26th 2008, 13:22
related countries: West Bank West Bank

Palestinians protest in the West Bank against what they fear is an Israeli plan to re-open a controversial rubbish dump.
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Israelis flock to McCartney show

Friday, September 26th 2008, 12:27
related places: Tel Aviv

Sir Paul McCartney plays his first gig in Israel, 43 years after The Beatles were banned from performing in the country.
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US 'rejected' Israeli Iran strike

Friday, September 26th 2008, 11:00
related countries: Iran Iran, United States United States
related places: June

George Bush told Israel's prime minister in June the US would not back an attack on Iran, a newspaper reports.
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McCartney makes Bethlehem visit

Thursday, September 25th 2008, 13:32
related places: Tel Aviv

Former Beatle Sir Paul McCartney says he wants to "help the peace process through music" ahead of a concert in Israel.
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Bomb attack on Israeli academic

Thursday, September 25th 2008, 10:43

A prominent Israeli peace activist and academic, Zeev Sternhell, has been slightly wounded in a bomb attack.
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Macca in Israel

Thursday, September 25th 2008, 8:34
related places: Tel Aviv

A bout of belated Beatlemania breaks out in Tel Aviv
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Peres blasts Iran in UN address

Wednesday, September 24th 2008, 19:45
related countries: Iran Iran

Israeli President Shimon Peres tells the UN General Assembly that Iran is "at the centre of violence and fanaticism".
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Soldiers hurt in Jerusalem attack

Tuesday, September 23rd 2008, 7:47

A man drives a car into a group of soldiers at a busy intersection in Jerusalem, injuring at least 12, before being shot dead.
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Livni invited to form government

Monday, September 22nd 2008, 17:34

Israel's Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni accepts an invitation to form a new government, following PM Ehud Olmert's resignation.
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Israel jails man over Zeevi death

Monday, September 22nd 2008, 12:56

Israel sentences a Palestinian man to life plus 80 years for his part in the killing of an Israeli cabinet minister.
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Olmert offers formal resignation

Sunday, September 21st 2008, 17:15

Israeli PM Ehud Olmert submits his resignation to the president - but will remain in power until a new government is formed.
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Livni works for unity in Kadima

Friday, September 19th 2008, 9:59

Tzipi Livni, new leader of Israel's ruling Kadima party, is working to restore unity after her victory in a leadership election opened rifts.
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Damning UN report on Gaza strike

Thursday, September 18th 2008, 14:56

Archbishop Desmond Tutu delivers a scathing report to the UN on an Israeli shelling in Gaza in 2006.
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Livni begins new government talks

Thursday, September 18th 2008, 12:31

Tzipi Livni begins putting together a new government after being elected leader of Israel's ruling Kadima party.
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Tough road ahead

Thursday, September 18th 2008, 11:55

Major challenges face Israel's would-be prime minister
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Livni wins Israel party primary

Thursday, September 18th 2008, 10:01

Tzipi Livni wins a tight race to become the new leader of Israel's ruling Kadima party, by fewer than 500 votes.
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Israeli town uses doggie DNA to combat street fouling

Tuesday, September 16th 2008, 16:20

Officials in an Israeli city plan to use a database of doggie DNA to identify owners who allow pets to foul the streets.
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Israel raid 'could be war crime'

Monday, September 15th 2008, 16:23

A report to the UN human rights council on Israel's shelling of Beit Hanoun in Gaza in 2006 says it may have been a war crime.
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Israeli police probing 'pogrom'

Monday, September 15th 2008, 12:06
related countries: West Bank West Bank

Israeli police investigate a rampage by settlers in a village in the West Bank which PM Ehud Olmert called a "pogrom".
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Likud hopes rising

Sunday, September 14th 2008, 6:33

Israel's centre-right opposition eyes return to power
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Israeli jailed over baby tragedy

Friday, September 12th 2008, 15:16

An Israeli soldier jailed for refusing to allow a Palestinian woman in labour to pass through a checkpoint.
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Abbas: Mid-East deal is far off

Friday, September 12th 2008, 11:21

Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas says months of peace talks with Israel have failed to reach any breakthrough.
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Remains found in Israeli river

Thursday, September 11th 2008, 11:12

Israeli police searching for a four-year-old girl missing since May find a suitcase containing human remains in a river.
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Israel 'annexes' West Bank areas

Thursday, September 11th 2008, 10:21
related countries: West Bank West Bank

Israel has annexed thousands of hectares of West Bank land beside the barrier, an Israeli rights group says.
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Crash grounds Israel helicopters

Thursday, September 11th 2008, 9:04

The Israeli military grounds its fleet of Cobra helicopters as it investigates a crash that killed two pilots on a training mission.
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Israel 'dividing up Palestinians'

Wednesday, September 10th 2008, 16:08
related countries: West Bank West Bank

Rights groups accuse Israel of deepening divisions between Palestinian families in the West Bank and Gaza.
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Iran raps Israel 'kidnap threat'

Wednesday, September 10th 2008, 9:31
related countries: Iran Iran

Iran protests to the UN after an Israeli minister suggests the Iranian president could be kidnapped and put on trial.
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US artiste says he was made to dance to be allowed into Israel

Tuesday, September 9th 2008, 17:41
related countries: United States United States

A black American dancer with a Muslim first name was made to dance by Israeli airport security staff before they let him into the country, reports say.
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Israel 'could kidnap Ahmadinejad'

Tuesday, September 9th 2008, 10:17
related countries: Iran Iran

An Israeli minister says Israel could kidnap Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad because of his threats to the state.
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Israeli PM 'should be indicted'

Monday, September 8th 2008, 9:41

Israeli police formally recommend to prosecutors that PM Ehud Olmert be indicted in a corruption investigation.
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Syria sets basis for Israel talks

Thursday, September 4th 2008, 12:36
related countries: Syria Syria

Syria has sent a list of proposals to Israel aimed at laying the groundwork for direct peace talks, Bashar al-Assad says.
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Israelis guilty of Hebron killing

Tuesday, September 2nd 2008, 16:15

An Israeli court convicts two guards of throwing a Palestinian teenager to his death from their vehicle in Hebron.
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Abbas and Olmert meet for talks

Sunday, August 31st 2008, 17:50
related countries: United States United States
related places: Jerusalem

Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert and Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas meet for a further round of peace talks.
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National shock

Saturday, August 30th 2008, 4:28

Israel stunned by search for missing four-year-old
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Israeli activist Abie Nathan dies

Thursday, August 28th 2008, 9:40
related countries: Egypt Egypt

Abie Nathan, the maverick Israeli peace activist who flew a private plane to Egypt in 1966, dies at the age of 81.
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Egypt urges end to Israel threats

Wednesday, August 27th 2008, 12:17
related countries: Egypt Egypt, Lebanon Lebanon

Egypt is trying to defuse growing tension between Israel and Lebanon, its foreign minister says.
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Israeli police hold Gaza activist

Tuesday, August 26th 2008, 22:44

Police in Israel arrest an Israeli citizen who entered Gaza by sea with a group of pro-Palestinian activists.
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Rice wraps up Mid East peace push

Tuesday, August 26th 2008, 15:29
related countries: United States United States

The US Secretary of State ends her latest peace push saying there is still a good chance of an Israeli-Palestinian deal.
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