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Vatican deplores Gaza situation

Thursday, January 8th 2009, 5:37

The Vatican's justice minister criticises Israel's actions and compares Gaza to a "big concentration camp".
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Israel accepts truce 'principles'

Wednesday, January 7th 2009, 23:15
related countries: Egypt Egypt

Israel says it accepts the principles of a truce plan for Gaza but its military offensive against Hamas has resumed.
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Israel briefly halts Gaza attacks

Wednesday, January 7th 2009, 14:14
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

Israel halts military operations in Gaza for three hours in the first of planned daily suspensions, it says, as ceasefire calls mount.
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Pressure grows for Gaza ceasefire

Wednesday, January 7th 2009, 9:29

International pressure builds for Israel and the Palestinian militant group Hamas to accept a UN-backed truce.
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Israeli envoy to Caracas expelled

Wednesday, January 7th 2009, 1:19
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela
related places: Caracas

The Israeli ambassador to Caracas and several other staff are ordered to leave Venezuela in protest over violence in Gaza.
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Israeli strike at Gaza school 'kills 30'

Tuesday, January 6th 2009, 22:29
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

At least 30 people are killed and 55 injured as Israeli artillery shells land by a United Nations-run school in Gaza, UN officials say.
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Gaza clashes spark 'major crisis'

Tuesday, January 6th 2009, 14:55
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

The Gaza Strip faces a "full-blown humanitarian crisis", the Red Cross says, after 10 days of clashes between Israeli forces and Palestinian militants.
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Israel 'expands' Gaza offensive

Tuesday, January 6th 2009, 10:56
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

Israeli forces reportedly widen their ground assault in the Gaza Strip to include Khan Younis in the south, after fierce clashes around Gaza City.
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Fighting flares outside Gaza City

Tuesday, January 6th 2009, 7:20

Militants engage Israeli forces near Gaza City as "friendly fire" kills three soldiers on the third night of the ground offensive.
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Casualties rise in Gaza offensive

Tuesday, January 6th 2009, 1:28

Casualties pour into packed hospitals in Gaza as Israel continues its offensive, losing three soldiers overnight.
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Israeli forces split Gaza in two

Monday, January 5th 2009, 1:43
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

Fighting in Gaza rages into the night as Israeli forces backed by heavy armour effectively cut the territory in two.
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Israeli troops clash with Hamas

Sunday, January 4th 2009, 17:16

Israeli troops step up operations against Hamas militants, driving deep into Gaza and in effect cutting it in two.
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Israeli troops enter Gaza Strip

Sunday, January 4th 2009, 5:43

Israeli troops clash with Hamas militants as ground forces and tanks go into Gaza following a week of intense air strikes.
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Israel steps up offensive on Gaza

Saturday, January 3rd 2009, 18:36

Israel steps up its offensive on Gaza and launches its first artillery barrages, as its campaign enters a second week.
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Bush says Hamas to blame for Gaza

Saturday, January 3rd 2009, 8:21
related countries: United States United States
related places: Gaza

US President George Bush blames Hamas for violence in Gaza and southern Israel, as Israeli strikes enter a second week.
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Hamas warns against ground attack

Saturday, January 3rd 2009, 6:50
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

The Hamas leader-in-exile warns Israel that launching a ground offensive in the Gaza Strip would have dire consequences.
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Gaza facing 'critical emergency'

Friday, January 2nd 2009, 21:35

The UN warns that Palestinians in Gaza face a serious health and food crisis, as Israeli air strikes continue for a seventh day.
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West Bank anger over Gaza raids

Friday, January 2nd 2009, 16:39
related countries: West Bank West Bank

Thousands of West Bank Palestinians join protests after Hamas calls for a "day of wrath" over the Israeli attacks on Gaza.
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Israel braced for Hamas response

Friday, January 2nd 2009, 11:02

Israel tightens security as Hamas calls a "day of wrath" in protest at Israel's bombing of Gaza, now entering a seventh day.
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Dane held for 'shooting Israelis'

Friday, January 2nd 2009, 10:07
related countries: Denmark Denmark

A Danish man of Palestinian origin is arrested on suspicion of shooting and wounding two Israeli salesmen in Denmark.
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Hamas leader killed in air strike

Thursday, January 1st 2009, 22:51
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

A top Hamas leader has died in an Israeli air strike on the Gaza Strip, the most senior figure to be killed for nearly five years.
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Gaza violence goes into sixth day

Thursday, January 1st 2009, 12:52

Israeli jets attack a parliament building in Gaza, as Hamas rockets land deep in Israel, after calls for a ceasefire founder.
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Israel rejects Gaza truce calls

Wednesday, December 31st 2008, 20:53
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

International proposals for a 48-hour humanitarian truce in Gaza are dismissed by Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert.
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Brown warns of 'crisis' in Gaza

Wednesday, December 31st 2008, 18:28

Gordon Brown calls for an urgent ceasefire in Gaza amid a "humanitarian crisis" after days of Israeli bombing.
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Gaza air campaign 'a first stage'

Tuesday, December 30th 2008, 19:11

Israel's Gaza assault is the first stage to end militant rocket fire, its PM says, though media reports later talk of a possible truce.
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Gaza aid boat 'rammed by Israel'

Tuesday, December 30th 2008, 17:28

A boat taking medical supplies to Gaza has been rammed by the Israeli navy in international waters, activists say.
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Israel pounds Gaza for fourth day

Tuesday, December 30th 2008, 7:02
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

Israeli jets pound the Gaza Strip for a fourth day, with strikes on Hamas government buildings and security installations.
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Israel vows war on Hamas in Gaza

Tuesday, December 30th 2008, 0:22
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

Top Israeli officials promise further attacks on militant group Hamas, as Israeli air strikes continue to pound the Gaza Strip.
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Renewed protests at Israeli raids

Monday, December 29th 2008, 15:40
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

Thousands in the Arab world rally against Israeli air raids in Gaza, while Hezbollah puts its fighters in southern Lebanon on alert.
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Israel strikes key Hamas offices

Monday, December 29th 2008, 15:10
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

Israel declares the area around Gaza a closed military zone as its jets attack for a third day, hitting symbols of Hamas rule.
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London protest over raids on Gaza

Sunday, December 28th 2008, 21:07
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

Ten people are arrested after clashes at a protest near the Israeli embassy in London against air raids on Gaza.
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Arabs rally against Israeli raids

Sunday, December 28th 2008, 20:33
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

Thousands rally across the Arab world to condemn Israel's air raids in the Gaza Strip, while Hezbollah puts its fighters on alert.
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Israeli jets target Gaza tunnels

Sunday, December 28th 2008, 20:10

Israel bombs supply tunnels in the southern Gaza Strip and vows to continue air raids until Hamas militants stop firing rockets.
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Massive Israeli air raids on Gaza

Saturday, December 27th 2008, 21:00

Air strikes kill at least 225 Palestinians in the Gaza Strip, medics say, as Israel targets Hamas militants with the heaviest raids on Gaza for decades.
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Israelis reopen Gaza's crossings

Friday, December 26th 2008, 15:12
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

Israel reopens cargo crossings with the Gaza Strip to allow in humanitarian supplies, amid heightened tension.
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Israel warns Hamas over rockets

Thursday, December 25th 2008, 12:42
related countries: Egypt Egypt

Israeli leaders issue stern warnings to Palestinian militant group Hamas to stop firing rockets into Israel.
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Israeli strike kills Hamas member

Thursday, December 25th 2008, 2:07
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

Militants in the Gaza Strip fire mortars and rockets into southern Israel, in retaliation for the killing of three men on Tuesday.
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Tourist revival boosts Bethlehem

Wednesday, December 24th 2008, 18:01

Visitors to Bethlehem reach a level not seen since 2000, when an uprising began against Israel, Palestinian officials say.
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Bush pardons Israel bomber seller

Wednesday, December 24th 2008, 14:03
related countries: United States United States

US President Bush grants a posthumous pardon to a man who broke the law to supply aircraft to the state of Israel in 1948.
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Pope 'to visit Holy Land in May'

Tuesday, December 23rd 2008, 15:28
related countries: Jordan Jordan, West Bank West Bank

Pope Benedict XVI is to make his first visit to Israel, the West Bank and Jordan in May, Jerusalem's Latin patriarch says.
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Hamas 'might renew' truce in Gaza

Tuesday, December 23rd 2008, 14:09

Hamas could consider renewing the Gaza truce if Israel met its initial conditions, a group spokesman says.
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Olmert Turkey talks tackle Syria

Tuesday, December 23rd 2008, 9:55
related countries: Syria Syria, Turkey Turkey

Outgoing Israeli PM Ehud Olmert has held "intensive and fruitful" talks on Syria and Gaza with Turkey's PM, his office says.
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Gaza factions in 'day-long truce'

Monday, December 22nd 2008, 12:22

Armed groups in Gaza agree a 24-hour halt to rocket fire against Israel, Palestinian movement Hamas says.
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Frontline suburb

Monday, December 22nd 2008, 11:23

Major settlement 'unlawful' under Israeli law
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Israeli leaders 'to topple Hamas'

Monday, December 22nd 2008, 0:43

The two leading candidates to become Israel's next prime minister vow to topple Hamas in the Gaza Strip.
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Ten hurt in West Bank jail clash

Saturday, December 20th 2008, 15:54
related countries: West Bank West Bank

Palestinian prisoners and Israeli warders clash at a West Bank jail, leaving at least 10 people injured.
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Eerie crossing into Gaza

Saturday, December 20th 2008, 12:21
related places: Erez

Jeremy Bowen takes in the eerie atmosphere as one of few people allowed by Israelis through the heavily restricted Erez crossing into Gaza.
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Israeli strike kills Palestinian

Saturday, December 20th 2008, 10:31
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

Israel launches an air strike against the Gaza strip hours after Hamas calls off ceasefire.
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Hamas declares Israel truce over

Friday, December 19th 2008, 11:53

The Palestinian militant Islamist group, Hamas, says it has ended a six-month ceasefire with Israel in Gaza.
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Gaza groups will not renew truce

Thursday, December 18th 2008, 17:29

Palestinian factions in Gaza say a six-month ceasefire with Israel is unlikely to be renewed after it expires on Friday.
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Israeli police riot drill leaves dozens injured

Thursday, December 18th 2008, 16:48

About 50 Israeli police officers are hurt in a riot control exercise which simulated clashes between Jewish settlers and Palestinians.
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New rocket fire on south Israel

Thursday, December 18th 2008, 10:35
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

Violence flares between Israel and Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip, a day before a six-month truce is due to expire.
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Israel probes horrific bus crash

Wednesday, December 17th 2008, 14:14

Israeli officials investigate how a tour bus ploughed off a desert road and plummeted down a ravine, killing 24 people.
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Russian bereaved head for Israel

Wednesday, December 17th 2008, 4:25
related countries: Russia Russia

Russia is sending a plane to Israel carrying doctors and relatives of victims of a bus crash which killed 24 people.
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Israel jails Hamas speaker Dweik

Tuesday, December 16th 2008, 23:01

An Israeli military court sentences the speaker of the Palestinian parliament to three years in prison for belonging to Hamas.
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Israel tourism bus crash kills 24

Tuesday, December 16th 2008, 20:38

A bus carrying Russian visitors plunges into a ravine near the Israeli resort of Eilat, killing at least 24 people, rescuers say.
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Militant shot dead in West Bank

Tuesday, December 16th 2008, 12:30
related countries: West Bank West Bank

A Palestinian militant from Islamic Jihad is killed by Israeli troops during a raid near the northern West Bank city of Jenin.
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Brown holds talks with Israeli PM

Tuesday, December 16th 2008, 9:03

Gordon Brown holds talks with Israeli PM Ehud Olmert, a day after meeting his Palestinian counterpart Salam Fayyad.
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Brown meets Palestinian PM

Monday, December 15th 2008, 9:52
related countries: West Bank West Bank

Gordon Brown says he hopes Israel and the Palestinians will "overcome" the issue of settlements in the West Bank.
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Livni sparks Arab 'transfer' row

Friday, December 12th 2008, 14:04

Israeli FM Tzipi Livni sparks a row by saying a Palestinian state would provide 'a national solution' for Israel's Arabs.
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Israel allows Gaza cash delivery

Thursday, December 11th 2008, 16:14

Israel eases its blockade of Gaza to allow an armoured truck carrying the equivalent of $25m (£16m) to enter.
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UN official slams Israel 'crimes'

Wednesday, December 10th 2008, 12:29

The UN special rapporteur on Palestinian human rights says Israeli policies in Gaza amount to a crime against humanity.
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Israel briefly opens Gaza borders

Tuesday, December 9th 2008, 16:38
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

Israel temporarily reopens some border crossings with the Gaza Strip to allow in essential aid supplies.
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Anger as Egypt sheikh meets Peres

Tuesday, December 9th 2008, 11:55
related countries: Egypt Egypt

Egypt's top Muslim cleric is under pressure to resign for shaking the hand of the Israeli President, Shimon Peres.
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Hawks dominate Likud party vote

Tuesday, December 9th 2008, 10:53

Israel's right-of-centre Likud party elects a list of candidates dominated by hardliners for next February's election.
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Israel delays detainee releases

Monday, December 8th 2008, 13:52

Israel is to hold 230 Palestinian prisoners due for release for another week, as each side disputes the cause of the delay.
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Olmert condemns settler 'pogrom'

Sunday, December 7th 2008, 20:50

Israeli PM Ehud Olmert likens violence by Jewish settlers against Palestinians in Hebron to European anti-Semitism.
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Israeli West Bank forces on alert

Friday, December 5th 2008, 11:26
related countries: West Bank West Bank
related places: Hebron

Israeli forces are on high alert following the eviction of Jewish settlers from a building in the West Bank city of Hebron.
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Hebron settlers evicted by force

Friday, December 5th 2008, 7:30
related countries: West Bank West Bank
related places: Hebron

Israeli forces evict Jewish settlers from a disputed building in the mainly Palestinian West Bank city of Hebron.
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