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News: Israel

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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Israel: news

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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Israeli W Bank building 'doubles'

Tuesday, August 26th 2008, 10:53
related countries: West Bank West Bank

Israeli settlement construction in the occupied West Bank has nearly doubled in the last year, an Israeli pressure group says.
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Rice meets Olmert in peace push

Tuesday, August 26th 2008, 9:16
related countries: United States United States

The US Secretary of State meets the Israeli PM ahead of three-way talks aimed at a Mid-East peace deal.
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Israel frees jailed Palestinians

Monday, August 25th 2008, 9:31

Israel releases nearly 200 Palestinian prisoners in a bid to bolster Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas.
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Activist boats reach Gaza Strip

Saturday, August 23rd 2008, 15:30
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

Two boats carrying members of a pro-Palestinian group trying to break Israel's blockade of the Gaza Strip reach the territory.
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Protest boats leave Cyprus for Gaza

Friday, August 22nd 2008, 11:24
related countries: Cyprus Cyprus, Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

Two boats carrying members of a pro-Palestinian group leave Cyprus to try to break Israel's blockade of the Gaza Strip.
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Israel 'to change barrier route'

Friday, August 22nd 2008, 8:44
related countries: West Bank West Bank

The Israeli High Court orders that the route of the barrier in the West Bank be changed to give Palestinians more land.
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A life apart

Tuesday, August 19th 2008, 5:20

A rare insight into the world of Israel's Haredi Jews
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Israel agrees to free two killers

Monday, August 18th 2008, 15:37

Two Palestinians jailed for taking part in the killing of Israelis are among 199 prisoners to be freed by Israel.
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Israel 'worry' at settler attacks

Friday, August 15th 2008, 12:41
related countries: West Bank West Bank

Israeli officials are reported to have raised concerns about an increase in violence by Jewish settlers in the West Bank.
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Media criticise Gaza death ruling

Thursday, August 14th 2008, 10:53

Reuters news agency says Israel has made reporting in Gaza "impossible" as it clears a tank crew that killed one of its staff.
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Troops cleared of cameraman death

Wednesday, August 13th 2008, 20:22

An Israeli tank crew is cleared of wrongdoing over the death of a Reuters cameraman, Israel's senior military lawyer says.
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Israel 'proposes West Bank deal'

Tuesday, August 12th 2008, 12:54
related countries: West Bank West Bank

Israel offers the Palestinians a deal that would annex 7.3% of the West Bank and all of East Jerusalem, reports say.
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Roman temple found under church

Tuesday, August 12th 2008, 11:29

Israeli archaeologists have uncovered the ruins of a Roman temple beneath the foundations of a church.
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Palestinians doubt two-state deal

Monday, August 11th 2008, 10:39

Israel's negotiating strategy could force Palestinians to abandon their goal of a two-state solution, a top official says.
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Barak admits Gaza truce success

Monday, August 11th 2008, 7:53

Israel's defence minister says an invasion of Gaza would not stop rocket attacks and a recent truce has been as success.
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Israeli PM faces corruption quiz

Friday, August 8th 2008, 8:50

Israeli police question PM Ehud Olmert for a fifth time over corruption claims, a week after he said he would step down.
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Israelis free five in swap deal

Wednesday, August 6th 2008, 9:06
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

Israel releases five teenage Palestinians from jail, as part of July's swap deal with the Lebanese Hezbollah group.
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Israeli airport staff find four-year-old forgotten by her parents

Monday, August 4th 2008, 14:29

Staff at Ben Gurion Airport in Israel find a small girl alone after her parents accidentally take a plane without her.
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Israel releases Hamas ex-minister

Monday, August 4th 2008, 11:36

Omar Abdelrazek, a minister for the Hamas group in the former Palestinian government, is freed after two years in Israeli custody.
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Ill Palestinians 'asked to spy'

Monday, August 4th 2008, 2:39

Israel is accused of trying to recruit Palestinian medical patients as informers - a claim it dismisses as unfounded.
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Israeli officer held over killing

Sunday, August 3rd 2008, 20:13
related countries: West Bank West Bank

An Israeli policeman is put under house arrest as an inquiry continues into the shooting of a Palestinian boy in the West Bank.
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Gaza fugitives 'being sent back'

Sunday, August 3rd 2008, 18:07

Palestinians let into Israel amid fighting between Hamas and Fatah factions are being returned to Gaza, Israel says.
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Israel allows in Gaza fugitives

Sunday, August 3rd 2008, 3:01
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

Israel allows 180 members of a Gaza clan who had been fighting with militant group Hamas to enter its territory.
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Israel warns on Iran nuclear aims

Saturday, August 2nd 2008, 7:20
related countries: Iran Iran
related places: Tehran

Israel says Iran is near to a nuclear breakthrough, as a deadline for Tehran to respond to a Western offer is set to expire.
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Olmert probed again on corruption

Friday, August 1st 2008, 11:03

Israeli police question PM Ehud Olmert for a fourth time over corruption allegations, two days after he unveiled plans to resign.
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After Olmert

Thursday, July 31st 2008, 14:32

How will Israel's next PM tackle current problems?
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Snap poll call as Olmert departs

Thursday, July 31st 2008, 9:44

Israeli opposition leader Binyamin Netanyahu calls for snap elections after PM Ehud Olmert announced he would quit.
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Israeli PM to quit within months

Wednesday, July 30th 2008, 23:51

Israeli PM Ehud Olmert says he will quit within months, pointing to the pressure on his family from a corruption inquiry.
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Olmert quits

Wednesday, July 30th 2008, 21:39

Israel's political survivor finally bows to pressure
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Man City sign Ben Haim from Blues

Wednesday, July 30th 2008, 15:37

Manchester City complete the signing of Israeli defender Tal Ben Haim from Chelsea for an undisclosed fee.
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Boy killed in West Bank protest

Tuesday, July 29th 2008, 21:47
related countries: West Bank West Bank

Israeli troops shoot dead a 12-year-old Palestinian boy during a protest against the West Bank barrier, Palestinians say.
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Israel suspends shooting colonel

Tuesday, July 29th 2008, 13:10

Israel's military tells an army commander to take 10 days off amid allegations he told one of his soldiers to shoot a Palestinian.
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Israel agrees to barrier re-route

Tuesday, July 29th 2008, 11:12
related countries: West Bank West Bank

Israel says it will dismantle a section of the West Bank barrier, restoring Palestinian farmers' access to some of their land.
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Israeli PM downbeat on peace deal

Monday, July 28th 2008, 11:46

The Israeli PM says he does not believe a comprehensive deal can be reached with the Palestinians this year.
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W Bank settlement plan condemned

Friday, July 25th 2008, 14:11
related countries: West Bank West Bank

There is strong international criticism after reports of Israeli plans to develop a new West Bank settlement.
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Obama firm on Iran nuclear plans

Wednesday, July 23rd 2008, 22:13
related countries: United States United States, West Bank West Bank

US White House hopeful Barack Obama says the world must prevent Iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon.
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Swapped human remains reach Syria

Wednesday, July 23rd 2008, 16:26
related countries: Syria Syria

Syria received the bodies of 114 Arab fighters handed over by Israel as part of last week's prisoner exchange.
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Jerusalem shooting officer dies

Wednesday, July 23rd 2008, 12:16

An Israeli policeman dies 12 days after being shot in an apparent militant attack in Jerusalem.
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Israelis hit by new digger attack

Tuesday, July 22nd 2008, 14:16

At least 10 people are injured in Jerusalem, as the driver of a construction vehicle rams cars before he is shot dead.
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Final quizzing of Olmert witness

Tuesday, July 22nd 2008, 11:08

The Israeli PM's lawyers continue their push to discredit a key witness in the corruption probe against him.
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Barak condemns detainee shooting

Monday, July 21st 2008, 14:10

Israeli Defence Minister Ehud Barak condemns the apparent shooting with a rubber bullet of a bound Palestinian man.
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Brown issues Iran nuclear warning

Monday, July 21st 2008, 10:45
related countries: Iran Iran, United Kingdom United Kingdom

UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown warns Iran over its nuclear programme as he addresses Israel's parliament.
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UK PM to warn Iran in Israel speech

Monday, July 21st 2008, 8:39
related countries: Iran Iran, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Britain is determined to prevent Iran developing a nuclear weapon, Gordon Brown will tell the Israeli parliament.
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Israel probes 'detainee shooting'

Sunday, July 20th 2008, 21:53

Israel launches an inquiry after footage emerges appearing to show a soldier fire a rubber bullet at a Palestinian detainee.
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UK PM says Mid-East deal possible

Sunday, July 20th 2008, 18:38
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Gordon Brown says he is optimistic Israel and the Palestinians can sign a peace deal, and promises British funds to help it work.
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UK PM in Palestinian aid pledge

Sunday, July 20th 2008, 11:57
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Tel Aviv

UK PM Gordon Brown announces economic help for the Palestinians, after talks in the West Bank town of Bethlehem.
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