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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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Blockaded Gaza 'faces disaster'

Friday, November 14th 2008, 15:42
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

UK-based aid agency Oxfam says a failure to maintain Gaza's truce could be catastrophic for the territory and for parts of Israel.
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Israeli troops face abuse trial

Friday, November 14th 2008, 12:45

The Israeli military says it will try by court martial a number of soldiers over the abuse of a blindfolded Palestinian.
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Hamas barrage as Gaza under fire

Friday, November 14th 2008, 10:02
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

Israeli aircraft fire missiles at Palestinian militants in the northern Gaza Strip as militants fire rockets into Israel.
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UN 'has run out of Gaza food aid'

Thursday, November 13th 2008, 16:24

The UN has no more food to distribute in the Gaza Strip, the head of relief efforts in the area warns.
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Peres lauds Saudi King peace plan

Thursday, November 13th 2008, 8:42
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

Israeli President Shimon Peres praises highly the king of Saudi Arabia for his Middle East peace initiative.
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Deadly fighting on Gazan border

Wednesday, November 12th 2008, 14:04

Israeli troops kill four Palestinian militants in a gunbattle on the border with Gaza putting a fragile ceasefire under more strain.
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Peres dines with Arab leaders

Wednesday, November 12th 2008, 13:01
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia
related places: `Arab

Israeli President Shimon Peres and Saudi King Abdullah attend the same UN dinner, a first for the two leaders.
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Egypt 'must stop' border shooting

Wednesday, November 12th 2008, 11:25
related countries: Egypt Egypt

Human Rights Watch calls on Egypt to stop shooting African migrants as they cross the country's border into Israel.
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Secularist voted Jerusalem mayor

Wednesday, November 12th 2008, 8:16

Israeli secular politician Nir Barkat defeats an ultra-Orthodox Jewish leader to become the new mayor of Jerusalem.
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UN warns over Gaza food blockade

Tuesday, November 11th 2008, 17:25

The UN refugee agency in the Gaza Strip says it will run out of food aid in two days unless Israel's blockade eases.
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Israel allows some fuel into Gaza

Tuesday, November 11th 2008, 12:45
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

Defence Minister Ehud Barak agrees to partially lift Israel's suspension of fuel supplies to the Gaza Strip's only power plant.
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Fuel shortages close Gaza plant

Tuesday, November 11th 2008, 0:31

Gaza's main power plant shuts down because of a lack of fuel, but Israel says limited supplies will resume.
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Moscow to host Mid-East meeting

Sunday, November 9th 2008, 16:01
related countries: Egypt Egypt

Quartet mediators says it will hold a major conference next spring in Moscow, after no sign of a peace deal this year.
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Monks brawl in unholy row at one of Christianity's holiest shrines

Sunday, November 9th 2008, 14:37

Israeli police have to restore order at one of Christianity's holiest sites after a brawl breaks out between monks in Jerusalem.
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Israel army studies 'abuse video'

Friday, November 7th 2008, 14:01

The Israeli army is investigating a video in which a Palestinian man appears to be humiliated by a group of soldiers.
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Gaza militants fire more rockets

Friday, November 7th 2008, 10:13

Palestinian militants from the Islamic Jihad group fire missiles into Israel from Gaza - a third day of rocket fire.
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Israel seeks Gaza truce extension

Thursday, November 6th 2008, 9:53

Israel says it favours an extension of the truce in Gaza, despite an outbreak of violence in the past two days.
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Rockets fired after Gaza clashes

Wednesday, November 5th 2008, 8:06
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

Hamas fires multiple rockets into Israel hours after six militants die during an Israeli raid in Gaza.
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Israel to end support of outposts

Sunday, November 2nd 2008, 18:22
related countries: West Bank West Bank

The Israeli government says it will cut off all public funding and support for illegal settlement outposts in the West Bank.
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Row over Rabin killer interview

Friday, October 31st 2008, 15:05

Interviews by two televisions channels with the man who assassinated PM Yitzhak Rabin spark outrage in Israel.
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Olmert 'wants more Syria talks'

Friday, October 31st 2008, 14:18
related countries: Syria Syria

Outgoing Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert wants to resume indirect peace negotiations with Syria, his spokesman says.
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Israeli escapes Ghana kidnappers

Thursday, October 30th 2008, 22:35
related countries: Ghana Ghana

An Israeli businessman kidnapped in Ghana escapes unharmed after almost a week in captivity.
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Militants fire rocket from Gaza

Thursday, October 30th 2008, 10:37
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

Palestinian militants have fired a rocket at Israel from the Gaza Strip, in violation of a four-month-old truce.
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West Bank farmer killed by troops

Wednesday, October 29th 2008, 11:36
related countries: West Bank West Bank

Israeli forces shoot dead a Palestinian farmer who they said opened fire with a shotgun in the north of the West Bank.
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Activist ship docks in Gaza

Wednesday, October 29th 2008, 9:28

A boat carrying pro-Palestinian activists reaches Gaza despite an Israeli blockade, the second such voyage in three months.
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Police arrest Israeli teen 'gunman' who just wanted an A+

Tuesday, October 28th 2008, 12:59

Police arrest Israeli teen 'gunman' who wanted an A+
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Israel to probe settler threats

Monday, October 27th 2008, 17:05

Israel's attorney general's office asks police to investigate settlers who called for the deaths of Israeli troops.
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Peres sets Israel polls in train

Monday, October 27th 2008, 16:54

Israeli President Shimon Peres says no government can be formed, setting the country on the road to early elections.
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General election looms for Israel

Sunday, October 26th 2008, 16:46

The leader of Israel's governing Kadima party, Tzipi Livni, recommends elections after failing to form a government.
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Israeli man is kidnapped in Ghana

Friday, October 24th 2008, 23:24
related countries: Ghana Ghana

Kidnappers seize an Israeli businessman in Ghana and are demanding a ransom, according to officials.
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Key Israel party spurns coalition

Friday, October 24th 2008, 11:11

The religious Shas party says it will not back Tzipi Livni's bid to form a coalition, in a big setback for the would-be Israeli PM.
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Key party turns down Livni offer

Friday, October 24th 2008, 9:10

The religious Shas party, a key player in Israeli coalition talks, says it will not back Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni, Israeli media report.
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Israeli dies in settlement attack

Thursday, October 23rd 2008, 13:22

A Palestinian man stabs and kills an elderly Israeli civilian in a Jewish settlement south of Jerusalem, Israeli police say.
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Israeli president in Egypt talks

Thursday, October 23rd 2008, 7:04
related countries: Egypt Egypt

Israeli President Shimon Peres is to hold talks with his Egyptian counterpart Hosni Mubarak in Sharm El-Sheikh.
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Security fears 'erode free press'

Wednesday, October 22nd 2008, 10:01
related countries: United States United States
related places: Press

Press freedoms are being eroded even in democratic nations because of war and security worries, rights group Reporters Without Borders says.
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Israel website in 'Nazi pope' row

Monday, October 20th 2008, 13:55

A website run by supporters of Israel's leading political party, Kadima, superimposes a swastika over an image of Pope Benedict.
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Olive harvest attacks anger Abbas

Monday, October 20th 2008, 13:40

Attacks by Israeli settlers on Palestinian olive harvesters are a "dangerous escalation", the Palestinian leader says.
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Israeli Caicos captives set free

Friday, October 17th 2008, 11:34
related countries: China China

Several Israelis seized by angry Chinese workers on a Caribbean island are freed, Israel says, but at least six remain in captivity.
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'Bullet-proof bus'

Friday, October 17th 2008, 6:37
related countries: West Bank West Bank
related places: Hebron

BBC joins an Israeli tour of Hebron in the West Bank
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Third death in West Bank clashes

Thursday, October 16th 2008, 11:02
related countries: West Bank West Bank

Medical workers say Israeli troops have shot dead a Palestinian man in a confrontation near Ramallah, the third in three days.
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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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