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Al-Qaeda deputy calls for attacks

Monday, March 24th 2008, 8:56
related countries: United States United States

A message attributed to al-Qaeda deputy leader Ayman Zawahiri calls for attacks on US and Israeli interests.
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Cheney backs Israel on security

Sunday, March 23rd 2008, 10:14
related countries: United States United States
related places: Jerusalem

US Vice-President Dick Cheney backs Israel on security issues ahead of talks with Palestinian leaders.
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Mambo creator 'Cachao' dies at 89

Sunday, March 23rd 2008, 9:25
related countries: Cuba Cuba

Cuban-born jazz musician Israel "Cachao" Lopez, credited with inventing the mambo, dies in Miami.
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'Accidental blast' at Hamas camp

Thursday, March 20th 2008, 19:54

Two Hamas members die handling explosives in Gaza, as Israeli forces reportedly shoot dead a civilian.
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McCain supports Israeli response

Wednesday, March 19th 2008, 17:57

US presidential hopeful John McCain says he understands Israel's response to Palestinian rocket attacks.
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Merkel tells Knesset of 'shame'

Tuesday, March 18th 2008, 17:02
related countries: Germany Germany

Angela Merkel tells Israeli MPs of Germany's "shame" over the Holocaust, as she visits Israel to beef up ties.
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Rabbi stabbed in East Jerusalem

Tuesday, March 18th 2008, 16:09

A rabbi has been wounded in a stabbing attack in the Old City area of East Jerusalem, Israeli police say.
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Rabbi stabbed in East Jerusalem

Tuesday, March 18th 2008, 12:24

A rabbi has been wounded in a stabbing attack in the Old City area of East Jerusalem, Israeli police say.
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Israel's Shin Bet launches blog

Monday, March 17th 2008, 17:54

The Israeli secret service launches a new venture: an internet diary, or blog, written by four agents.
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Israel upgrades Germany ties

Monday, March 17th 2008, 12:39
related countries: Germany Germany

Israel and Germany strengthen bilateral ties, as German leaders visit to mark Israel's 60th anniversary.
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Israel jets strike northern Gaza

Thursday, March 13th 2008, 16:21
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

Israeli aircraft strike Gaza after Palestinian rocket attacks on Israel, ending a brief lull in the violence.
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Seminary gunman buried

Thursday, March 13th 2008, 11:19

A Palestinian who attacked a Jewish seminary gets a low-key burial at the insistence of the Israeli authorities.
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Israelis kill four in West Bank

Wednesday, March 12th 2008, 22:46
related countries: West Bank West Bank
related places: Bethlehem

Israeli undercover commandos shoot dead four Palestinian militants in the West Bank town of Bethlehem.
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Hamas lays out truce conditions

Wednesday, March 12th 2008, 14:10

Hamas lays out its conditions for a ceasefire with Israel to end the recent violence which has killed at least 125 people.
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Russia to extradite 'mercenary'

Wednesday, March 12th 2008, 11:38
related countries: Colombia Colombia, Russia Russia

A court in Russia has approved the extradition to Colombia of a former Israeli army officer, wanted for training paramilitary groups.
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Israeli police hold gunman's body

Tuesday, March 11th 2008, 10:48

Israeli police hold onto the body of seminary gunman Ala Abu Dhaim to stop his funeral turning political.
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US talks push for Mid-East peace

Tuesday, March 11th 2008, 8:46
related countries: United States United States

The US secretary of state holds talks with her Israeli counterpart, amid fresh moves to advance Mid-East peace.
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Israel scales back Gaza operation

Monday, March 10th 2008, 10:08

Israel orders its military to reduce operations in Gaza after a sharp drop in rocket fire from the territory.
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Israel backs settlement growth

Sunday, March 9th 2008, 13:56
related countries: West Bank West Bank

Israeli PM Ehud Olmert backs a plan to build up to 750 new homes in a Jewish settlement in the West Bank.
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Israel buries victims of shooting

Friday, March 7th 2008, 14:26

Thousands of mourners attend the funerals of eight students killed by a Palestinian at a religious college in Jerusalem.
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Gaza talks make no progress

Friday, March 7th 2008, 12:38
related countries: Egypt Egypt

A Hamas delegation returns to Gaza after talks with Egyptian mediators about a possible truce with Israel.
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Attack won't halt talks - Israel

Friday, March 7th 2008, 8:00

The killing of eight people at a Jerusalem Jewish college by a Palestinian gunman will not derail peace talks, Israel says.
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Eight killed at Jerusalem school

Friday, March 7th 2008, 3:08

A Palestinian gunman kills eight people at a Jewish seminary in Jerusalem in the worst such attack in years.
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Egypt hosts Gaza ceasefire talks

Thursday, March 6th 2008, 17:37
related countries: Egypt Egypt

Delegations from Palestinian militant groups begin talks in Egypt about a possible ceasefire with Israel.
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Settlers 'to leave' some outposts

Thursday, March 6th 2008, 16:29
related countries: West Bank West Bank

Israel's defence minister reportedly agrees with settlers to evacuate 26 outposts in the West Bank.
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Fierce Gaza clashes break out

Thursday, March 6th 2008, 11:09

Reports from Gaza say fierce fighting has broken out between Israeli troops and Palestinian gunmen.
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Gaza conditions 'at 40-year low'

Thursday, March 6th 2008, 9:15

Gaza's humanitarian situation is at its worst since Israel occupied the territory in 1967, say human rights groups.
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Abbas calls for calm before talks

Wednesday, March 5th 2008, 15:53

Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas says peace talks with Israel can only resume when calm is restored in Gaza.
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Israel launches fresh Gaza raid

Wednesday, March 5th 2008, 13:23

Israeli forces briefly re-enter Gaza and do battle with militants, with a baby and a senior militant being killed.
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Abbas calls for Middle East truce

Tuesday, March 4th 2008, 16:31

Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas calls for an truce before Israeli-Palestinian peace talks can progress.
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Rice tries to save Mid-East talks

Tuesday, March 4th 2008, 12:03
related countries: United States United States

The US secretary of state begins a trip to salvage Mid-East peace talks with meetings in Cairo.
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Muslim protest at Paris book fair

Monday, March 3rd 2008, 17:27
related countries: France France
related places: Paris

Muslim countries announce boycotts of a Paris book fair because the guest of honour is Israel.
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Israeli Gaza operation 'not over'

Monday, March 3rd 2008, 16:46

Israel's PM warns the withdrawal of troops from Gaza is not final, while Palestinians rally in defiance.
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Israel pulls troops out of Gaza

Monday, March 3rd 2008, 10:37

Israeli troops leave northern Gaza after fighting that left more than 100 dead and drew worldwide protest.
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Abbas breaks contact with Israel

Sunday, March 2nd 2008, 20:05

Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas suspends contacts with Israel in protest at a bloody assault on Gaza.
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Olmert defiant over Gaza assault

Sunday, March 2nd 2008, 9:55

Israeli PM Ehud Olmert vows to continue operations against Gaza militants despite mounting calls for restraint.
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UN chief condemns Gaza violence

Sunday, March 2nd 2008, 7:05

The UN's Ban Ki-moon tells Israel and Palestinian militants to end violence which has left dozens dead in Gaza.
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Dozens die in Israel-Gaza clashes

Sunday, March 2nd 2008, 2:08

At least 54 Palestinians and two Israeli soldiers are killed in one of Gaza's deadliest days since Israel's 2005 pull-out.
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Israel warns of invasion of Gaza

Friday, February 29th 2008, 21:38

An Israeli minister says Israel will be left with no choice but to invade Gaza if Palestinians step up rocket attacks.
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Israeli forces pound Gaza Strip

Friday, February 29th 2008, 1:31
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

Israel presses on with attacks on Gaza where at least 32 militants and civilians have died in the past 48 hours.
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Four children die in Gaza strike

Thursday, February 28th 2008, 19:05
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

Four Palestinian children are killed in an Israeli air strike in the northern Gaza Strip, medics say.
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Israel steps up Gaza air strikes

Thursday, February 28th 2008, 9:55
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

More Israeli air strikes hit the Gaza Strip, killing four militants, bringing the death toll there to 17 in 24 hours.
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Gaza rocket strike kills Israeli

Wednesday, February 27th 2008, 16:53
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

An Israeli is killed in a barrage of rockets fired by Palestinian militants from the Gaza Strip.
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Sharon's son sent to Israeli jail

Wednesday, February 27th 2008, 11:51

Omri Sharon, son of the ex-Israeli premier, starts a jail term fraud over a 1999 Likud leadership contest.
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Five militants die in Gaza strike

Wednesday, February 27th 2008, 10:09
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

Five militants from the Islamist movement Hamas have been killed in an Israeli air strike in the Gaza Strip.
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Ariel Sharon reaches 80 in coma

Tuesday, February 26th 2008, 15:23

Former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon reaches 80 but remains in a coma two years after a massive stroke.
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African migrants held in Israel

Tuesday, February 26th 2008, 10:53

Police in Israel detain 200 Africans as part of a clamp-down on illegal migrants.
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Israel upholds Katsav plea deal

Tuesday, February 26th 2008, 9:57

Israel's top court upholds a plea bargain allowing ex-President Moshe Katsav to escape rape charges.
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Gazans form human chain

Monday, February 25th 2008, 16:13

Thousands of Palestinians form a human chain inside the Gaza Strip to protest against Israel's blockade.
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Israel to vanish, says Hezbollah

Friday, February 22nd 2008, 18:08
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah tells thousands at a Lebanon rally that Israel "will disappear".
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Hamas urges EU Israel pressure

Friday, February 22nd 2008, 13:38
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

Hamas urges the EU to step up pressure on Israel to lift its blockade of the Gaza Strip.
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Iranians spar with Israel at UN

Thursday, February 21st 2008, 13:47
related countries: Iran Iran

Iran urges the UN to stop Israel threatening military action against its nuclear programme.
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W Bank building 'bias' condemned

Thursday, February 21st 2008, 11:50
related countries: West Bank West Bank

Israel approved 91 Palestinian requests to build homes in the West Bank since 2000, as settlers built 18,500 homes.
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Israeli MP blames quakes on gays

Wednesday, February 20th 2008, 19:24

An Israeli MP blames parliament's tolerance of gays for recent earthquakes that have hit the Holy Land.
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Palestinians 'may declare state'

Wednesday, February 20th 2008, 10:57

A top official says Palestinians could unilaterally declare statehood, as Kosovo did, if talks with Israel fail.
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Gaza boy 'killed in Israeli raid'

Tuesday, February 19th 2008, 20:37

A 10-year-old boy is shot dead by Israeli troops during a raid into central Gaza, Palestinian medics say.
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Mid-East leaders to review talks

Tuesday, February 19th 2008, 14:15

Israeli and Palestinian leaders are to meet later for another session of peace negotiations in Jerusalem.
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UK police feared Israeli stand-off

Tuesday, February 19th 2008, 8:06
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

An Israeli general wanted for alleged war crimes escaped UK arrest because police feared an armed stand-off.
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Mauritania attack suspects freed

Tuesday, February 19th 2008, 1:32
related countries: Mauritania Mauritania

Seven men detained in Mauritania over a 1 February attack on the Israeli embassy are released for "lack of proof".
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Israel detains dozens of Gazans

Monday, February 18th 2008, 15:07
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

Israeli forces carry out an incursion into the Gaza Strip, seizing more than 80 Palestinians and killing four.
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Iran guards predict Israel demise

Monday, February 18th 2008, 13:59
related countries: Iran Iran

Iran's Revolutionary Guards leader says Hezbollah will soon destroy Israel, in a letter to Hassan Nasrallah.
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Hezbollah chief threatens Israel

Thursday, February 14th 2008, 15:41
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon
related places: Beirut

Leader Hassan Nasrallah says Hezbollah is ready for "open war" with Israel at a Beirut funeral for a senior militant.
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Israel ups security after killing

Thursday, February 14th 2008, 15:02
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

Israel steps up security on the Lebanese border and in embassies after the killing of Hezbollah commander Imad Mughniyeh.
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Israeli minister plans Arab city

Tuesday, February 12th 2008, 18:25

Israel's Interior Minister Meir Sheetrit says he wants to build a new Arab city in the north of Israel.
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Fresh Israeli raid sparks clashes

Tuesday, February 12th 2008, 11:20
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

Israeli forces clash with Palestinian gunmen during an overnight incursion into the Gaza Strip.
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Israel plans new settler homes

Tuesday, February 12th 2008, 10:42

Israel's housing minister says tenders will soon be issued for 1,000 new Jewish homes in East Jerusalem.
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Olmert urges calm after strikes

Sunday, February 10th 2008, 11:49

Israel's PM says anger is understandable amid Palestinian rocket attacks, but it is not a plan of action.
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Gaza rocket barrage hits Israel

Friday, February 8th 2008, 12:50

Israel says about 20 rockets have been launched into Israel by Palestinian militants in Gaza, causing no injuries.
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Arrests over Mauritanian attack

Friday, February 8th 2008, 9:28
related countries: Mauritania Mauritania

Police in Mauritania say they have arrested at least seven people over last week's attack on the Israeli embassy.
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