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Olmert 'took cash in envelopes'

Tuesday, May 27th 2008, 11:41
related countries: United States United States

A US businessman says he gave cash-stuffed envelopes to Israel's prime minister but denies corruption.
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Israel 'has 150 nuclear weapons'

Monday, May 26th 2008, 20:26
related countries: United States United States

Ex-US President Jimmy Carter says Israel has 150 nuclear weapons, in off-the-cuff remarks at a literary festival.
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Israel charges Iran spy suspect

Sunday, May 25th 2008, 17:14
related countries: Iran Iran

An Iranian-born Israeli is arrested and charged by Israeli authorities with spying for Iran, police say.
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Olmert questioned on 'corruption'

Friday, May 23rd 2008, 12:07

Police in Israel question Prime Minister Ehud Olmert for a second time in an ongoing corruption investigation.
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Five killed in Gaza incursions

Friday, May 23rd 2008, 11:09
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

Five Palestinian militants have been killed during Israeli incursions into the Gaza Strip, reports say.
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Blair jet faced Israeli warplanes

Thursday, May 22nd 2008, 22:10
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Israeli fighter planes are scrambled to intercept a jet carrying former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair.
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Gazan shot dead at blockade demo

Thursday, May 22nd 2008, 14:35
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip
related places: Erez

Israeli soldiers fire on protesters at a Gaza border crossing, killing one and injuring others, say medics.
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Olmert warns of Golan concession

Wednesday, May 21st 2008, 19:18
related countries: Syria Syria

Israeli PM Ehud Olmert says that newly revealed peace talks with Syria might involve "painful concessions".
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Two dead in Israeli air strikes

Tuesday, May 20th 2008, 11:23
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

Two Palestinians, one a boy of 13, are killed in separate Israeli air strikes in the Gaza Strip, Palestinians say.
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Egypt discusses Hamas with Israel

Monday, May 19th 2008, 17:38
related countries: Egypt Egypt

The Egyptian president meets Israel's defence minister amid Egyptian efforts to broker a truce in Gaza with Hamas.
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'Bin Laden' call targets Israel

Friday, May 16th 2008, 9:41

A message attributed to Osama Bin Laden calls for the continuation of 'holy war against Israel'.
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Abbas pledge on 'catastrophe' day

Thursday, May 15th 2008, 14:59
related countries: United States United States

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas vows to end Israel's occupation of Palestinian territory.
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Israel warns of Gaza rocket range

Thursday, May 15th 2008, 10:55

Israel's intelligence chief says Palestinian militants will soon double the range of rockets they fire from Gaza.
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Bush praises close US-Israel ties

Wednesday, May 14th 2008, 20:21
related countries: United States United States

US President George W Bush praises close US-Israeli ties on a visit to the country on its 60th anniversary.
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Four Palestinians killed in Gaza

Wednesday, May 14th 2008, 11:35

Palestinian medics in Gaza say at least three militants and a civilian have been killed in Israeli incursions.
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Olmert's 'progress' with Abbas

Tuesday, May 13th 2008, 20:31

Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert says he has reached "points of agreement" with Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas.
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Police seize more Olmert papers

Tuesday, May 13th 2008, 14:26

Israeli police carry out a second raid in two days to seize papers in a widening corruption probe into PM Ehud Olmert.
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Hamas rejects Israeli truce terms

Tuesday, May 13th 2008, 11:29

Hamas rejects Israel's demand that the release of captured soldier Gilad Shalit should be part of any truce agreement.
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Gaza rocket strike kills Israeli

Monday, May 12th 2008, 18:32
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

A 70-year-old woman is killed in a southern Israeli town by a rocket launched from the Gaza Strip.
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Gaza mortar attack kills Israeli

Saturday, May 10th 2008, 3:42
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

Israeli air strikes kill five Hamas members after a mortar attack from the Gaza Strip kills an Israeli civilian.
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Israeli PM denies taking bribes

Friday, May 9th 2008, 9:29

Ehud Olmert is suspected of illicitly accepting hundreds of thousands of dollars before becoming PM.
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Israel marks its 60th anniversary

Thursday, May 8th 2008, 19:21

Israel marks 60 years since its creation in 1948, a date the Palestinians remember as "the Catastrophe".
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Israel 'to compromise for peace'

Wednesday, May 7th 2008, 14:54

Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert says Israel is willing to compromise for peace, as the country prepares to mark its 60th anniversary.
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Israeli fuel allows Gaza reprieve

Monday, May 5th 2008, 22:28
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

A last-minute delivery of fuel by Israel to a UN agency in the Gaza Strip allows aid deliveries to continue.
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Olmert and Abbas 'make progress'

Monday, May 5th 2008, 21:30

Differences have narrowed, officials say, as Israeli and Palestinian leaders meet for a new round of talks.
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Rice sees Mid-East deal this year

Sunday, May 4th 2008, 21:55
related countries: United States United States

An Israeli-Palestinian peace deal is possible by the year's end, Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice says.
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Twelve dead in Bolivian bus crash

Friday, May 2nd 2008, 21:27
related countries: Bolivia Bolivia, Japan Japan

At least 12 people, including Israeli and Japanese tourists, are killed when two buses collide in southern Bolivia.
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Police question Israeli PM

Friday, May 2nd 2008, 10:25

Israeli PM Ehud Olmert is interviewed by police - probably over allegations of corruption, reports say.
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Palestinians agree Israel truce

Wednesday, April 30th 2008, 14:08

Twelve Palestinian factions agree to proposals for a truce with Israel, Egypt's state news agency says.
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New plan for W Bank checkpoints

Wednesday, April 30th 2008, 13:43
related countries: West Bank West Bank

Former Israeli generals and senior Palestinians put forward a plan for kick-starting the West Bank's economy.
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Family killed during raid in Gaza

Monday, April 28th 2008, 21:26

Israelis and Palestinians blame each other after an explosion kills a mother and her four children in Gaza.
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Israeli MP jailed for corruption

Sunday, April 27th 2008, 22:51

A court in Israel sentences an MP, Shlomo Benizri, to 18 months in jail on charges of bribery and corruption.
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Chelsea visit sparks Malaysia row

Sunday, April 27th 2008, 15:01
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia

Malaysian Muslim groups call for protests when Chelsea FC visits in July because the coach and a player are Israeli.
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Israel focus for Erdogan in Syria

Saturday, April 26th 2008, 20:29
related countries: Syria Syria, Turkey Turkey
related places: Damascus, Erdogan

Turkish PM Recep Tayyip Erdogan meets the Syrian president as part of mediation between Israel and Syria.
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Girl killed in fresh Gaza clashes

Saturday, April 26th 2008, 8:23

A 14-year-old girl dies during clashes between Israeli forces and militants in Gaza, hours after a truce offer.
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Israelis withdraw Mosley invite

Friday, April 25th 2008, 17:23

Under-fire FIA president Max Mosley has an official invitation to visit Israel withdrawn.
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Fuel crisis halts Gaza food aid

Thursday, April 24th 2008, 16:15

The United Nations says it has had to suspend food distribution in Gaza because it has run out of fuel.
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Israeli jailed for Facebook photo

Wednesday, April 23rd 2008, 21:59

Israel sentences a soldier to 19 days in jail for uploading a picture taken on his military base to Facebook.
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Israel 'ready to return Golan'

Wednesday, April 23rd 2008, 20:30
related countries: Syria Syria, Turkey Turkey

Israel is ready to withdraw from the Golan Heights in return for peace, according to a Syrian government minister.
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Israel resumes Gaza fuel supplies

Wednesday, April 23rd 2008, 18:36

Israel resumes fuel deliveries to Gaza, averting the possibility that the power plant would be shut down.
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US man 'gave secrets to Israel'

Wednesday, April 23rd 2008, 9:49
related countries: United States United States

A US engineer appears in court charged with giving military and nuclear secrets to Israel during the 1980s.
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Al-Qaeda accuses Iran of 9/11 lie

Tuesday, April 22nd 2008, 17:04
related countries: Iran Iran
related places: Al

Al-Qaeda's Ayman al-Zawahiri says Iran is spreading lies that Israel, not his group, carried out the 9/11 attacks.
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Gaza border clash kills militants

Tuesday, April 22nd 2008, 9:02

Three Palestinian militants are killed in Gaza by Israeli troops while attacking an army post near the border.
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Hamas rejects Israeli recognition

Monday, April 21st 2008, 22:38
related countries: United States United States

Hamas leader Khaled Meshaal rules out recognition of Israel, after meeting former US President Jimmy Carter.
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Carter: Hamas will accept Israel

Monday, April 21st 2008, 16:40
related countries: United States United States

Ex-US President Jimmy Carter says Hamas is prepared to accept the right of Israel to live in peace as a neighbour.
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Deadly clashes at Gaza crossing

Saturday, April 19th 2008, 13:04

Three Palestinian militants are killed and 13 Israeli soldiers wounded in a clash at a Gaza crossing-point.
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Carter in Hamas 'ceasefire call'

Saturday, April 19th 2008, 0:02
related countries: Syria Syria, United States United States
related places: Damascus

Ex-US President Jimmy Carter meets Hamas in Syria, urging it to end rocket fire on Israel, the militants say.
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Israel to build 100 settler homes

Friday, April 18th 2008, 13:44
related countries: West Bank West Bank

Israel invites tenders for the construction of 100 new homes at settlements in the occupied West Bank.
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Thousands attend funerals in Gaza

Thursday, April 17th 2008, 12:26
related countries: West Bank West Bank

Funerals are taking place for those killed in Gaza Wednesday as Hamas vows to avenge their deaths.
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Day of Gaza unrest leaves 22 dead

Wednesday, April 16th 2008, 23:41
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

At least 22 people are killed in the worst day of violence across the Gaza Strip for more than a month.
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Israel soldiers die in Gaza clash

Wednesday, April 16th 2008, 13:41
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

Three Israeli soldiers are killed during an incursion into Gaza in which four Hamas militants also died.
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Clash follows incursion into Gaza

Tuesday, April 15th 2008, 10:55
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

Israeli troops clash with Palestinian gunmen after launching an incursion into the southern Gaza Strip.
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Carter: Sderot attacks criminal

Monday, April 14th 2008, 14:32
related countries: United States United States
related places: Gaza

Former US President Jimmy Carter describes missile attacks on Israel from Gaza as a crime during a visit.
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Israeli and Omani ministers meet

Monday, April 14th 2008, 11:05
related countries: Oman Oman, Qatar Qatar

Israeli Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni holds talks with her Omani counterpart, Yousef bin Alawi, during a visit to Qatar.
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Israeli tanks pull out of Gaza

Saturday, April 12th 2008, 13:57

Israeli forces withdraw from Gaza after air and ground operations which leave at least eight Palestinians dead.
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Israeli tanks in Gaza incursion

Friday, April 11th 2008, 14:30
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

Israel sends tanks into the Gaza Strip after pledging to retaliate against a militant attack on a fuel depot.
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Israel will 'respond' over raid

Thursday, April 10th 2008, 11:22
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

Israel says it will retaliate at a time and place of its choosing against Hamas over a fuel depot raid.
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Israel to bar UN rights official

Wednesday, April 9th 2008, 15:59

Israel says it will refuse entry to a UN official appointed to investigate Israeli human rights abuses.
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Poland seeks to boost Israel ties

Wednesday, April 9th 2008, 6:54
related countries: Poland Poland

Poland's PM visits Israel to discuss compensation for Holocaust victims and improving Jewish views of his country.
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Katsav to fight sex crime charges

Tuesday, April 8th 2008, 14:51

Israeli ex-President Moshe Katsav decides to ditch a plea bargain and plead innocent to charges including rape.
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Israel troops kill Gaza militant

Tuesday, April 8th 2008, 11:57
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

A Palestinian man, said to be a militant, dies in clashes with Israeli troops in the northern Gaza Strip.
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UN man stands by Nazi comments

Tuesday, April 8th 2008, 5:10

The next UN investigator into alleged Israeli human rights abuses says he stands by a comparison with the Nazis.
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Israel hosts face-to-face talks

Monday, April 7th 2008, 17:22

The first round of peace talks in seven weeks between Israeli and Palestinian leaders ended with pledges to continue meeting.
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Gaza gunman shoots Israeli aide

Friday, April 4th 2008, 10:50

A Palestinian gunman in Gaza wounds an aide to the Israeli public security minister, Avi Dichter.
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Two militants killed in Gaza raid

Tuesday, April 1st 2008, 6:53
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

Two militants from the Hamas group are killed during an Israeli army raid in the Gaza strip, officials say.
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Seized Israeli soldier 'is alive'

Monday, March 31st 2008, 2:44

The Hamas leader says that Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit, seized by Palestinian militants in 2006, is alive.
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Israel to cut W Bank roadblocks

Sunday, March 30th 2008, 13:29
related countries: United States United States

Israel and the Palestinians agree to a series of "concrete steps" to ease lives in the West Bank, the US says.
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Migrants killed on Egypt's border

Thursday, March 27th 2008, 16:51
related countries: Egypt Egypt

Egyptian border guards shoot dead two African migrants, who were trying to cross the frontier illegally into Israel.
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Israel Passover bomb suspect held

Wednesday, March 26th 2008, 16:28

Israeli forces arrest a Palestinian suspected of being behind one of the deadliest bombings in recent years.
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