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Netanyahus win libel case over car row in convoy story

Sunday, June 11th 2017, 15:54

A journalist who said the Israeli PM was ejected from a car by his wife must pay the couple $32,500.
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Israeli artist creates pitta portrait of Muhammad Ali

Friday, June 2nd 2017, 23:27

Toasting the stars: An Israeli artist has made a tribute to Muhammad Ali out of pitta bread to commemorate the anniversary of his death.
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Wonder Woman banned by Lebanon over Israeli lead Gal Gadot

Wednesday, May 31st 2017, 19:46
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

Lead actress Gal Gadot is Israeli and a former soldier, prompting the ban hours before premiere.
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Palestinians in Israeli jails end 40-day hunger strike

Saturday, May 27th 2017, 6:11

Israel says the strike ended after an agreement to allow more family visits.
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Trump tells Israel Iran will never have nuclear weapons

Monday, May 22nd 2017, 19:43
related countries: United States United States

The US president has strong words for Iran as he meets Israeli leaders in Jerusalem.
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Trump: 'I never mentioned the word Israel' to the Russians

Monday, May 22nd 2017, 16:59
related countries: Russia Russia

Trump denies telling Russian officials that Israel was the source of highly classified intelligence.
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Donald Trump: A rare opportunity to bring peace

Monday, May 22nd 2017, 11:40

President Trump's visit to Israel is expected to focus on reviving the Middle East peace process
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The deafblind actors of Jaffa

Friday, May 19th 2017, 15:39

A theatre company made up of deafblind actors pulls in the crowds in Israel.
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Israeli TV channel's sudden closure shocks staff

Wednesday, May 10th 2017, 15:36

Presenters of programmes on state-run Channel One choked back tears after learning of the news.
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Israeli news presenter gets tearful reporting own show's cancellation

Wednesday, May 10th 2017, 14:05

See Israeli Channel One presenter Geula Even's reaction as she reports her show has been cancelled.
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Palestinian hunger strike leader Barghouti 'filmed eating'

Monday, May 8th 2017, 10:11

Marwan Barghouti's wife says the surveillance footage released by Israel's prison service is "fake".
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Change of heart?

Tuesday, May 2nd 2017, 0:00

Nothing so dramatic as recognition of Israel - but how much of a change is there?
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New Hamas policy document 'aims to soften image'

Monday, May 1st 2017, 20:03

The Palestinian group publishes a new policy document, but Israel says it "will not fool the world".
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Syria war: Israel Patriot missile downs 'target' over Golan

Thursday, April 27th 2017, 18:22
related countries: Syria Syria
related places: Damascus

The intercept came hours after Israel reportedly launched a missile at a military site near Damascus.
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Israel's Netanyahu scraps talks with German minister over rights groups

Tuesday, April 25th 2017, 19:17
related countries: Germany Germany

Sigmar Gabriel had refused to call off talks with Israeli human rights activists.
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US-Israeli man, 18, in court over threats against Jewish centres

Monday, April 24th 2017, 20:54
related countries: United States United States

Prosecutors say Michael Kadar made hoax calls to airlines, hospitals and Jewish schools worldwide.
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Israel rules out talks with Palestinian hunger striking inmates

Tuesday, April 18th 2017, 10:55

More than 1,000 detainees in Israeli jails enter their second day of a hunger strike against conditions.
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Palestinians in Israeli jails hold mass hunger strike

Monday, April 17th 2017, 11:50

Protesters in the occupied West Bank back more than 1,000 striking detainees in Israeli jails.
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Israeli killed in West Bank car-ramming attack

Thursday, April 6th 2017, 12:37

Witnesses said the Palestinian driver accelerated towards two Israelis waiting at a bus stop.
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Hamas executes three 'Israel collaborators' in Gaza

Thursday, April 6th 2017, 10:06

The authorities say the men were convicted of treason and conspiring with foreign parties.
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Pro-settlement hardliner Friedman confirmed as US envoy to Israel

Thursday, March 23rd 2017, 23:14
related countries: United States United States
related places: Republican

Daniel Friedman, a critic of the two-state solution, is approved by the Republican-led US Senate.
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Israel holds 19-year-old over threats against Jewish centres

Thursday, March 23rd 2017, 15:10
related countries: United States United States

In one of the suspect's alleged threats a Delta Air Lines flight had to make an emergency landing.
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Video of Israeli policeman hitting Palestinian driver draws anger

Thursday, March 23rd 2017, 12:57

An officer is suspended after a film shows him headbutting a Palestinian lorry driver in Jerusalem.
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Israel: Hezbollah commander Mustafa Badreddine 'killed by own men'

Tuesday, March 21st 2017, 11:44

Israel's military says intelligence suggests Mustafa Badreddine was killed by his own men.
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UN's Rima Khalaf quits over report accusing Israel of apartheid

Friday, March 17th 2017, 18:09

Rima Khalaf says she was pressured to withdraw her agency's report accusing Israel of apartheid.
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Israel's Arrow anti-missile system 'in first hit'

Friday, March 17th 2017, 14:11
related countries: Syria Syria

Reports say the advanced system knocked out a Syrian missile fired after an Israeli air raid.
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Israeli nurse dies after being set alight by patient

Tuesday, March 14th 2017, 16:57

Tova Kararo, 56, was doused in flammable liquid by a patient dissatisfied by his treatment.
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Netanyahu denies claim he was ejected from convoy by wife

Tuesday, March 14th 2017, 15:13

Israel's PM says the allegation by journalist Igal Sarna is libellous and seeks $76,000 in damages.
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Intel buys driverless car technology firm Mobileye

Monday, March 13th 2017, 13:00

The US chipmaker is taking over its Israeli-based driverless technology partner Mobileye.
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Jordan releases soldier who shot Israeli schoolgirls

Sunday, March 12th 2017, 7:15
related countries: Jordan Jordan

Ahmed Daqamseh served 20 years in prison in Jordan after the killings in 1997.
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Israeli Arab anger as parliament backs 'muezzin bill'

Wednesday, March 8th 2017, 19:03

Arabs denounce draft legislation that would limit the use of loudspeakers by religious institutions.
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Banksy hotel, The Walled Off, opens in Bethlehem

Friday, March 3rd 2017, 18:45

It has the "worst view in the world", the artist says, as it is next to Israel's controversial wall.
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Room with a view

Friday, March 3rd 2017, 15:36
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A museum to British colonialism and the "worst view in the world", all by Israel's security barrier.
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New recruits

Wednesday, March 1st 2017, 0:19

Why the Israeli army is employing young people with autism.
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Israel's Netanyahu criticised over 2014 Gaza war preparations

Tuesday, February 28th 2017, 18:24

Israel's prime minister is accused of failing to prepare for the threat of cross-border tunnels.
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Australian ex-PM Kevin Rudd berates Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu

Thursday, February 23rd 2017, 6:59
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Kevin Rudd accused the Israeli leader of "torpedoing" peace negotiations in the Middle East.
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Israeli PM criticises UN 'hypocrisy' on historic Australia visit

Wednesday, February 22nd 2017, 4:31
related countries: Aruba Aruba, Australia Australia

Benjamin Netanyahu receives support from his Australian counterpart on a historic visit.
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Israeli soldier gets 18 months for killing wounded Palestinian attacker

Tuesday, February 21st 2017, 12:05
related countries: West Bank West Bank
related places: Hebron

Victim's father calls sentence a "joke" in a case which split opinion in Israel on the use of force.
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One, two or three?

Friday, February 17th 2017, 18:27

A two-state solution to the Israel-Palestinian conflict is one of a number of formulas, writes Prof Colin Shindler.
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Trump relaxes US policy on Middle East two-state solution

Wednesday, February 15th 2017, 21:17

The US president also pledges a "great" Middle East peace deal, but says both sides must compromise.
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Israel-Palestinian conflict: Two-state solution not only option, US says

Wednesday, February 15th 2017, 15:28
related countries: United States United States

An official says a two-state solution may not be the only option in the Israel-Palestinian conflict.
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Hamas hardliner Yehiya Sinwar elected as Gaza leader

Monday, February 13th 2017, 14:35

The 55-year-old, once jailed for murder, is known to reject any form of compromise with Israel.
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Jesus miracle church in Israel reopens after arson attack

Sunday, February 12th 2017, 17:15

Christians believe the church is where Jesus performed the miracle of the loaves and fishes.
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The female soldiers serving in Israel's army

Saturday, February 11th 2017, 1:51

The BBC speaks to women in the Israeli army - one of the few in the world to conscript females.
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Trump urges Israel to 'act reasonably' on settlements

Friday, February 10th 2017, 12:38
related countries: United States United States

The US president urges Israel to "act reasonably" because he believes a peace deal is possible.
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Adventurer survives three weeks alone in rainforest

Thursday, February 9th 2017, 21:08
related countries: Bolivia Bolivia

Israeli Yossi Ghinsberg survived three weeks stranded in the Bolivian Amazon rainforest.
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Going nowhere

Tuesday, February 7th 2017, 10:30
related countries: Barbados Barbados, Russia Russia

The story of how a popular Russian-Israeli travel blogger ended up in a Belarusian jail.
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Israel police evict settlers from unauthorised Amona outpost

Thursday, February 2nd 2017, 0:10

Evictions continue overnight as police act on an Israeli court order to clear Amona on the West Bank.
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Israeli settlers dragged from homes

Wednesday, February 1st 2017, 21:10
related countries: West Bank West Bank

Israeli protesters clashed with police seeking to evacuate an unauthorised settlement outpost in the occupied West Bank.
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Netanyahu: Iran missile test must not go unanswered

Tuesday, January 31st 2017, 11:06
related countries: Iran Iran

Israel's PM urges renewing sanctions against Iran after its latest ballistic missile test.
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UN condemns Israel's West Bank settlement plans

Wednesday, January 25th 2017, 2:09
related countries: West Bank West Bank

"Any unilateral decision...is of grave concern for the secretary general," says spokesman.
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Israel approves settlement homes following Trump inauguration

Sunday, January 22nd 2017, 22:05
related countries: United States United States
related places: Jerusalem, Trump

"Now we can build," a Jerusalem official says, as a staunch Israel supporter takes office in the US.
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Israeli policeman and Bedouin killed during clashes over demolitions

Wednesday, January 18th 2017, 11:58

The violence erupted over the demolition of illegally built homes in a Bedouin village.
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Israel-Palestinian conflict: Summit warns against unilateral actions

Sunday, January 15th 2017, 21:28
related countries: France France
related places: Paris

Delegates at the Paris conference also reiterated their commitment to the two-state solution.
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Mahmoud Abbas: US embassy move to Jerusalem would hurt peace

Saturday, January 14th 2017, 12:45
related countries: United States United States
related places: Jerusalem

The Palestinian leader says peace could suffer if the US moves its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem.
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Syria accuses Israel of bombardment

Friday, January 13th 2017, 1:39
related countries: Syria Syria
related places: Damascus

Reports suggest a military airport west of the capital Damascus was hit by rockets.
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Israeli soldiers 'caught in Hamas online honey trap'

Thursday, January 12th 2017, 10:13

The identities of real women were used to lure soldiers on social media, Israel's military says.
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Jerusalem lorry attacker 'was IS supporter'

Monday, January 9th 2017, 7:32

Israel's prime minister says the man who killed four soldiers in Jerusalem probably supported IS.
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Jerusalem lorry attack: 'I fired until my magazine was empty'

Monday, January 9th 2017, 4:19

Eytan Rund, an Israeli guide who survived the Jerusalem lorry attack, recounts his ordeal.
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Netanyahu: 'We will overcome terror attacks'

Sunday, January 8th 2017, 22:35

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said the man who drove a lorry into a group of soldiers in Jerusalem was a suspected supporter of so-called Islamic State.
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Jerusalem lorry attack: Four Israeli soldiers killed

Sunday, January 8th 2017, 21:23

Four Israeli officer cadets, all in their twenties, are killed by a Palestinian attacker in a lorry.
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Israel bribery inquiry: 'Audiotape' adds to pressure on PM Netanyahu

Sunday, January 8th 2017, 15:21

Israeli media report an audiotape that is raising pressure on PM Netanyahu over corruption claims.
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John Kerry surprised by Theresa May criticism on Israel

Friday, January 6th 2017, 22:33
related countries: Russia Russia

Katty Kay presses outgoing Secretary of State John Kerry on his Israel speech, the Russia hacking allegations, and other topics from his tenure.
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Israel PM Netanyahu questioned again in corruption probe

Thursday, January 5th 2017, 22:07

Israeli police question PM Benjamin Netanyahu for a second time in a corruption inquiry.
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Israel's Mossad spy agency on the hunt for women agents

Thursday, January 5th 2017, 17:47

Israel's Mossad spy agency is looking for "powerful women" to join its ranks.
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Israel police arrest two over threats to judges in Elor Azaria case

Thursday, January 5th 2017, 12:48

Israel police arrest two for "inciting violence" against military judges who convicted soldier.
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Israeli PM Netanyahu backs pardon for manslaughter soldier

Wednesday, January 4th 2017, 20:41

Benjamin Netanyahu says an Israeli soldier who killed a wounded Palestinian attacker should be pardoned.
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Israeli soldier Elor Azaria convicted over Hebron death

Wednesday, January 4th 2017, 16:04

An Israeli soldier who shot dead a wounded Palestinian assailant is convicted of manslaughter.
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Israeli police question PM Netanyahu in corruption probe

Monday, January 2nd 2017, 23:52

Israeli police question PM Benjamin Netanyahu as part of an inquiry into corruption allegations.
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