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Israel closes protest villages

Monday, March 15th 2010, 14:09
related countries: West Bank West Bank

The Israeli military has ordered two West Bank villages at the centre of protests against the "separation wall" are off-limits.
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Brazil leader begins Mid-East tour

Monday, March 15th 2010, 6:07
related countries: Brazil Brazil

Brazil's president arrives in Israel at the start of a Middle East tour to throw his country's weight behind the peace process.
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Obama aide stokes US-Israel row

Sunday, March 14th 2010, 15:46
related countries: United States United States

A top Obama adviser criticises Israel over settlement homes in East Jerusalem, thwarting Israeli hopes of ending the row.
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Hamas leader seized in West Bank

Sunday, March 14th 2010, 10:53
related countries: West Bank West Bank

A leading member of the Hamas militant group, Mahar Uda, is arrested in the West Bank, the Israeli army says.
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Clinton rebukes Israel over homes

Friday, March 12th 2010, 22:10
related countries: United States United States

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton delivers a stinging rebuke to Israel over new settlements in East Jerusalem.
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Israel charges over human shield

Friday, March 12th 2010, 9:59

Israel charges two of soldiers over the use of a Palestinian boy as a human shield during its offensive against Hamas in Gaza.
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UN critical of Israel over Gaza blockade

Friday, March 12th 2010, 9:37

The UN's top humanitarian official strongly criticises Israel's Gaza blockade and its expanding settlements.
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On trial

Friday, March 12th 2010, 9:25

Legal battle in Israel over Franz Kafka manuscripts
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Biden tries to ease Mid-East row

Thursday, March 11th 2010, 20:36
related countries: United States United States

US Vice-President Joe Biden says Middle East peace talks must resume, despite a row over Israeli settlement plans.
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Between friends

Thursday, March 11th 2010, 16:59
related countries: United States United States

US and Israel dodge settlement confrontation
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Peace talks in doubt over housing

Thursday, March 11th 2010, 9:19

The Palestinian Authority says indirect talks with Israel will be "very difficult" if more homes are built on occupied land as planned.
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Israel supermarket uses parody film of Dubai assassins in advert

Wednesday, March 10th 2010, 22:05

An Israeli supermarket chain uses spoof surveillance footage, parodying that of the alleged assassins of a Hamas commander in Dubai, in a TV advert.
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Israel pressured over homes

Wednesday, March 10th 2010, 18:29

Israel comes under growing international pressure following its approval of new building in occupied East Jerusalem.
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Biden steps up pressure on Israel

Wednesday, March 10th 2010, 17:19
related countries: United States United States

The US vice-president renews criticism of Israel over an East Jerusalem building project and calls for bold steps for peace.
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Israel sued over dead US activist

Wednesday, March 10th 2010, 13:02
related countries: United States United States

A court case brought by the family of Rachel Corrie, a US protester killed by an Israeli army bulldozer in 2003, opens in Israel.
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US attacks East Jerusalem plans

Wednesday, March 10th 2010, 4:27
related countries: United States United States

The US vice-president condemns Israel's approval of 1,600 new homes in East Jerusalem, as he prepares to visit the West Bank.
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Israel backs East Jerusalem build

Tuesday, March 9th 2010, 21:07
related countries: United States United States
related places: Jerusalem

Israel announces 1,600 new homes for East Jerusalem, threatening to overshadow the US vice-president's visit.
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Israeli 'spymaster' dies aged 82

Tuesday, March 9th 2010, 17:11

A former Israeli spy who played a key role in Africa, the Middle East and the 1980s Iran-Contra scandal has died.
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Israel and Syria in nuclear bids

Tuesday, March 9th 2010, 16:01
related countries: France France, Syria Syria
related places: Paris

Israel and Syria both tell a conference in Paris they want to use nuclear power to generate electricity.
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US eyes chance for Mid-East peace

Tuesday, March 9th 2010, 14:27
related countries: United States United States, West Bank West Bank

US Vice-President Joe Biden hails a "moment of real opportunity" for Middle East peace talks and stresses US support for Israel.
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Can US broker Middle East peace?

Tuesday, March 9th 2010, 12:24
related countries: United States United States

Joe Biden is in the region to encourage talks between the Palestinians and Israel. What can be achieved?
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Separation fear

Tuesday, March 9th 2010, 9:05

Families fight 'racist' Israeli marriage and citizenship law
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US denies W Bank building breach

Monday, March 8th 2010, 22:45
related countries: United States United States, West Bank West Bank

The US says Israel's authorisation of new building in a Jewish settlement in the West Bank does not violate a moratorium.
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Israel backs West Bank building

Monday, March 8th 2010, 18:53
related countries: United States United States

Israel authorises the building of 112 new apartments in a settlement as the US vice-president flies to the region.
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Israel 'to build nuclear plant'

Monday, March 8th 2010, 16:54

Israel is to unveil this week plans to build a nuclear power plant, reports say.
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Palestinians back new peace talks

Sunday, March 7th 2010, 17:58

Palestinian leaders back a new round of indirect peace talks with Israel, more than a year after they last broke down.
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Lost tribe?

Saturday, March 6th 2010, 0:49

The Zimbabweans who trace their roots back to Israel
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Dozens hurt in Jerusalem clashes

Friday, March 5th 2010, 16:52

Palestinians and Israeli police clash near the al-Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem, leaving several people injured.
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Israeli military 'unfriends' soldier after Facebook leak

Thursday, March 4th 2010, 11:47

The Israeli military cancels a raid on a Palestinian village after one of its soldiers posted details of the operation on Facebook.
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'No regrets'

Wednesday, March 3rd 2010, 18:16

The son of a Hamas founder who spied for Israel
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Israeli minister angry at 'leaks'

Wednesday, March 3rd 2010, 15:52

Israel's hard-line Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman wants charges brought against the country's top police officers.
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Arab ministers back peace talks

Wednesday, March 3rd 2010, 12:56

Arab foreign ministers back the resumption of indirect peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians.
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New East Jerusalem plan unveiled

Wednesday, March 3rd 2010, 7:10

Israel unveils a new plan for an area of luxury hotels and gardens in Arab East Jerusalem, but immediately puts it on hold.
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Dubai to screen Israeli arrivals

Tuesday, March 2nd 2010, 10:18

Dubai will use stricter screening measures and refuse entry to Israeli with dual citizenship, its police chief says.
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Irish town rapped for Israel snub

Tuesday, March 2nd 2010, 2:17
related countries: Ireland Ireland

Ireland's foreign minister criticises the decision of a town council to remove the Israeli ambassador's signature from its guestbook.
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'Unblock' arteries with low-carb, low-fat or Mediterranean diet

Tuesday, March 2nd 2010, 1:42

Three diets - low-carbohydrate, low-fat diet and Mediterranean - are equally effective in helping reverse blocked arteries, say Israeli researchers.
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W Bank cabinet in shrine protest

Monday, March 1st 2010, 17:27
related countries: West Bank West Bank
related places: Hebron

The Palestinian Authority moves its weekly cabinet meeting to Hebron, the scene of daily protests about Israeli claims to two West Bank shrines.
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Police enter Jerusalem holy site

Sunday, February 28th 2010, 15:31

Israeli police move to disperse Palestinian protesters throwing stones at a Jerusalem holy site, officials say.
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UK passport probe police in Israel

Sunday, February 28th 2010, 0:57
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

UK police are in Israel investigating the use of fake British passports by suspects in the killing of a Hamas leader.
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Egypt lifts ban on gas to Israel

Saturday, February 27th 2010, 15:24
related countries: Egypt Egypt

The supreme court in Egypt overturns an earlier ruling by a lower court that banned gas sales to Israel.
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W Bank clashes over heritage list

Friday, February 26th 2010, 16:00
related countries: West Bank West Bank
related places: Hebron

Palestinians and Israeli security forces clash in the West Bank city of Hebron over Israeli plans for heritage sites.
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Israel backs East Jerusalem homes

Friday, February 26th 2010, 14:09

An Israeli planning committee pushes forward plans for 600 new homes in Israeli-occupied East Jerusalem.
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EU: Settlement goods not Israeli

Friday, February 26th 2010, 9:10

The European Court of Justice rules that Israeli goods made in Jewish settlements cannot be considered Israeli.
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Australia anger at Dubai killing

Thursday, February 25th 2010, 13:13
related countries: Aruba Aruba, Australia Australia

Australia asks Israel to explain the use of Australian passports by three suspects in the Dubai killing of a Hamas official.
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Clinton wants M East talks soon

Wednesday, February 24th 2010, 17:58
related countries: United States United States

The US Secretary of State calls for a quick start to peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians.
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Hamas man's son 'was Israeli spy'

Wednesday, February 24th 2010, 13:51

The son of a jailed Hamas leader who converted to Christianity and moved to California says that he spied for Israel.
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Livni hails Dubai Hamas killing

Tuesday, February 23rd 2010, 19:28

Israeli opposition leader Tzipi Livni applauds the killing of a Hamas commander in Dubai.
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West Bank strike over tomb claim

Tuesday, February 23rd 2010, 12:17
related countries: West Bank West Bank
related places: Bethlehem

Palestinians in Bethlehem begin a three-day strike in protest at Israeli claims to two West Bank shrines.
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Israel post stopped by bomb find

Monday, February 22nd 2010, 17:06

All postal services across Israel are suspended after a letter bomb is found and defused in a post office.
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Riots over Israeli heritage claim

Monday, February 22nd 2010, 16:40
related countries: West Bank West Bank

Protesters clash with soldiers in the West Bank after a controversial move to list shrines as Israeli heritage sites.
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Dubai tennis: Venus beats Peer

Friday, February 19th 2010, 11:42

Venus Williams beats Shahar Peer on the low-profile Court Two as security concerns surround the Israeli player at the Dubai Championships.
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Dubai chief in Mossad arrest call

Friday, February 19th 2010, 9:37

Dubai's police chief calls for the head of Mossad to be arrested if Israel's spy agency was behind the killing of a Hamas boss.
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Tennis: Israeli tests Dubai security

Thursday, February 18th 2010, 18:29

Israeli Shahar Peer makes it to the Dubai Championships semi-finals, raising questions about tournament security.
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UK 'outrage' at passport killing

Thursday, February 18th 2010, 16:12
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

David Miliband says the use of fake UK passports by the alleged killers of a Hamas leader is an "outrage" as an inquiry begins.
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Israel says no proof of Dubai hit

Wednesday, February 17th 2010, 22:28

Israel's Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman says there is no proof it carried out the killing of a Hamas commander in Dubai.
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ICRC condemns Israeli occupation

Wednesday, February 17th 2010, 15:00
related countries: West Bank West Bank

Israel is making life close to impossible for many West Bank Palsetinians, says the international Red Cross.
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Me and my gun

Tuesday, February 16th 2010, 20:12

Why I wanted a combat role in the Israeli army
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Israeli settlers 'still building'

Monday, February 15th 2010, 12:15
related countries: West Bank West Bank

Building is continuing on at least 29 Israeli settlements in the West Bank, despite a government order it is revealed.
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West Bank stab suspect 'suicidal'

Thursday, February 11th 2010, 13:42
related countries: West Bank West Bank

The Israeli authorities say a Palestinian man accused of fatally stabbing an Israeli soldier was 'tired of life'.
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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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