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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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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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Funerals for Hezbollah militants

Friday, July 18th 2008, 15:58
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

Thousands in Lebanon attend the funerals of eight Hezbollah militants, returned by Israel as part of a prisoner exchange.
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Friday, July 18th 2008, 14:49
related countries: United States United States

Israel arrests six Arabs accused of trying to form an al-Qaeda cell and of a plot to attack US President George Bush.
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High price

Thursday, July 17th 2008, 18:12

Mixed emotions as Israel buries its dead soldiers
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Israel buries returned soldiers

Thursday, July 17th 2008, 13:10
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

Israel holds military funerals for two soldiers returned from Lebanon by Hezbollah militants as part of a prisoner exchange.
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Olmert lawyers quiz businessman

Thursday, July 17th 2008, 9:55
related countries: United States United States
related places: Lawyers

Lawyers for the Israeli PM question a US businessman at the centre of a corruption investigation against him.
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Joy and grief

Thursday, July 17th 2008, 0:31

Strong emotions as Israel-Hezbollah swap prisoners
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Beirut welcomes freed prisoners

Wednesday, July 16th 2008, 21:50
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon
related places: Beirut

Hezbollah's leader gives a personal welcome in Beirut to militants released by Israel in return for two soldiers' remains.
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Israel swaps prisoners for bodies

Wednesday, July 16th 2008, 19:16
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

Hezbollah hands over the bodies of two captured Israeli soldiers, in return for five Lebanese prisoners and other militants' bodies.
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Israel backs Hezbollah swap deal

Tuesday, July 15th 2008, 12:59
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

Israel's cabinet gives its final approval for a prisoner exchange with Lebanese militant group Hezbollah.
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Israeli doubts

Monday, July 14th 2008, 12:35
related countries: Syria Syria

Analysts split over a possible peace deal with Syria
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Israel PM: Peace closer than ever

Monday, July 14th 2008, 8:11
related countries: France France
related places: Eu, Paris

Israeli and Palestinian leaders express their optimism for peace at a summit of EU and Mediterranean leaders in Paris.
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Israel-Hezbollah swap 'this week'

Sunday, July 13th 2008, 15:55

A planned prisoner exchange between Israel and Hezbollah will take place on Wednesday, Israeli officials say.
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Iran 'to target Israel, US bases'

Saturday, July 12th 2008, 13:38
related countries: Iran Iran, United States United States
related places: Gulf

Iran will target Israel and 32 US bases in the Gulf if the country is attacked, says an aide to Iran's supreme leader.
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Iran and Israel's war of words

Saturday, July 12th 2008, 11:06
related countries: Iran Iran

Jonathan Marcus talks to ordinary Israelis about Iran and discovers that, historically, the two countries were actually allies.
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Israel 'stalling Gaza rebuilding'

Friday, July 11th 2008, 19:55

Vital reconstruction in Gaza is stalled because Israel is not allowing in enough supplies, the UN's Middle East envoy warns.
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Olmert corruption probe widened

Friday, July 11th 2008, 15:00

An investigation into allegations of corruption against the Israeli PM is being widened to look at whether he committed fraud.
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Co-operation call

Friday, July 11th 2008, 11:25

S Africans offer advice for Israeli-Palestinian conflict
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Hamas arrests Gaza rocket squad

Friday, July 11th 2008, 0:51

Hamas arrests three Gaza militants belonging to the rival al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigades after rockets are fired into Israel.
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UN criticises West Bank barrier

Thursday, July 10th 2008, 17:12
related countries: West Bank West Bank

The West Bank barrier Israel is building will be devastating for Palestinians if completed along its current route, the UN says.
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Gaza militants fire two rockets

Thursday, July 10th 2008, 15:54

A militant group in Gaza says it fired rockets after Israeli troops killed an unarmed Palestinian infiltrator on the border.
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Palestinian killed on Gaza border

Thursday, July 10th 2008, 12:15
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

Israeli troops kill an unarmed Palestinian who crossed into Israel from the Gaza Strip, the Israeli military says.
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From Prague to Tel Aviv - unseen Kafka archive to see light of day

Thursday, July 10th 2008, 1:37
related countries: Czech Republic Czech Republic
related places: Tel Aviv

Experts will gain access to papers of the novelist Franz Kafka, kept for hidden in Israel for decades - if they are still legible.
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Iran missile test 'provocative'

Wednesday, July 9th 2008, 17:39
related countries: Iran Iran
related places: Tel Aviv

The United States and Israel condemn Iran after it test-fires a long-range missile capable of reaching Tel Aviv.
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Iran sends missile test warning

Wednesday, July 9th 2008, 13:54
related countries: Iran Iran
related places: Shahab

Iran test-fires nine missiles, including one type capable of hitting Israel, amid rising tensions over its nuclear programme.
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Israel raids Nablus 'Hamas' sites

Wednesday, July 9th 2008, 12:00

Israeli troops enter the Palestinian city of Nablus for a third day, raiding premises alleged to be linked to Hamas militants.
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