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Israel launches deadly Gaza raids

Thursday, February 7th 2008, 12:05

Israeli forces killed at least six Palestinian gunmen and a teacher during raids in Gaza.
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Israel plans Egypt border fence

Wednesday, February 6th 2008, 15:50
related countries: Egypt Egypt

Israel says it will erect a fence along the Egypt border to stop possible infiltration by Palestinian militants.
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Israeli raids kill nine in Gaza

Tuesday, February 5th 2008, 19:08

Israeli forces kill seven Hamas members in an air strike in Gaza and another two in a military raid.
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Two dead in Israeli raid in Gaza

Tuesday, February 5th 2008, 9:39
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

The Israeli army says it has killed two members of the Hamas movement during a raid in the Gaza Strip.
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Israeli killed in suicide bombing

Monday, February 4th 2008, 16:26
related places: Dimona

A suicide bomber kills an Israeli woman and wounds nine people in the first such attack in Israel in over a year.
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Lebanese man 'killed by Israelis'

Sunday, February 3rd 2008, 20:46
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

A Lebanese man is shot dead and another wounded in south Lebanon by Israel forces, Lebanese sources say.
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Barak 'will not quit' over report

Sunday, February 3rd 2008, 10:39

Israeli Defence Minister Ehud Barak says he will not quit PM Ehud Olmert's coalition over the 2006 Lebanon war.
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Mauritania gunmen hit embassy

Friday, February 1st 2008, 7:51
related countries: Mauritania Mauritania

Unidentified gunmen open fire on the Israeli embassy in Mauritania, wounding at least one person, officials say.
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Israel war report 'deeply flawed'

Thursday, January 31st 2008, 16:36

Amnesty criticises Israel's report on the 2006 Lebanon war for not tackling alleged war crimes by its troops.
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Gaza militant killed near Rafah

Thursday, January 31st 2008, 10:30
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip
related places: Rafah

Israeli troops shoot dead an armed Palestinian in the southern Gaza Strip, near Israel's border fence.
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Israel probe finds war 'failure'

Wednesday, January 30th 2008, 18:02
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

Israel's 2006 war against Hezbollah in Lebanon was a "large and serious" failure, an official inquiry finds.
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Israeli PM braced for war report

Wednesday, January 30th 2008, 11:17

Israeli PM Ehud Olmert awaits the publication of the final report into the conduct of the 2006 Lebanon war.
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Israel will resume Gaza supplies

Monday, January 28th 2008, 0:36

Israel says it will resume regular fuel supplies to Gaza, halted in response to rocket attacks, in a week's time.
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Israel drops Arab killings case

Sunday, January 27th 2008, 22:06

Israel's attorney general says no police will be prosecuted over the killing of 13 Arab Israeli protesters in 2000.
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Three dead in Mid-East violence

Thursday, January 24th 2008, 23:33
related countries: West Bank West Bank

Two Palestinians die after attacking Jewish students in the West Bank, and an Israeli police officer is shot dead.
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Gaza embargo 'will not be crisis'

Thursday, January 24th 2008, 7:00

Israeli PM Ehud Olmert says he will not let his country's blockade of Gaza turn into a humanitarian crisis.
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Egypt crackdown on Gaza protest

Wednesday, January 23rd 2008, 17:00
related countries: Egypt Egypt

Egyptian police round up Muslim Brotherhood members accused of holding illegal protests against Israel.
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Anger as UN debates Gaza blockade

Wednesday, January 23rd 2008, 0:26

The United Nations Security Council debates Israel's blockade of Gaza, with angry exchanges between envoys.
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Israel eases restrictions on Gaza

Tuesday, January 22nd 2008, 14:25

Lorries carrying fuel pass into Gaza as Israel eases its blockade following international pressure.
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UN says Gaza facing food shortage

Monday, January 21st 2008, 16:53
related countries: Egypt Egypt

The UN says it will have to stop food aid to people in Gaza within days if Israel's blockade continues.
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India launches Israeli satellite

Monday, January 21st 2008, 9:40
related countries: India India

India successfully launches an Israeli spy satellite, officials at Sriharikota space station in southern India say.
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Abbas appeal after Gaza fuel cut

Monday, January 21st 2008, 9:31

The Palestinian leader urges international intervention over mass power cuts in Gaza blamed on an Israeli blockade.
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Gaza City plunged into darkness

Sunday, January 20th 2008, 20:53

Gaza's only power plant shuts down, saying it has run out of fuel because of increased Israeli restrictions.
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Two Hamas fighters killed in Gaza

Saturday, January 19th 2008, 22:56

Palestinian Islamist group Hamas says two of its fighters died in clashes with Israeli forces in Gaza.
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Canada FM regrets 'torture list'

Saturday, January 19th 2008, 22:24
related countries: Canada Canada, United States United States

Canada apologises for listing the US and Israel as countries where prisoners are at risk of being tortured.
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Hezbollah has Israel 'body parts'

Saturday, January 19th 2008, 12:16
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

Hezbollah's Hassan Nasrallah says his group has body parts of Israeli soldiers killed in Lebanon in 2006.
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Iran scorns US and Israel

Friday, January 18th 2008, 0:01
related countries: United States United States

Iran's Mahmoud Ahmadinejad accuses George W Bush of "sowing division" during his recent Middle East visit.
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Fresh strikes fuel Gaza conflict

Thursday, January 17th 2008, 23:52

Palestinian militants escalate rocket fire and Israel says it will keep up military pressure on Gaza.
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Hardliners leave Israel coalition

Wednesday, January 16th 2008, 16:23

An Israeli right-wing party leaves the government in protest at peace talks starting with the Palestinians.
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Fresh Gaza air strike kills three

Wednesday, January 16th 2008, 16:08
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

Israeli forces carry out further raids on the Gaza Strip, killing three Palestinian civilians in an air strike.
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Israel kills Islamic Jihad leader

Wednesday, January 16th 2008, 8:31
related countries: West Bank West Bank

Israeli troops kill the leader of the armed wing of Islamic Jihad in the West Bank, Walid Obeidi, during a raid.
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Israeli Gaza City raid kills 18

Tuesday, January 15th 2008, 17:19
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

Eighteen Palestinians, including 13 militants, die in an Israeli raid in the Hamas-controlled Gaza Strip.
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'Positive' Middle East talks held

Monday, January 14th 2008, 15:01

Israeli and Palestinian negotiators hold what are described as positive talks on the most intractable issues.
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Mid-East talks on 'core issues'

Monday, January 14th 2008, 9:56

Israeli and Palestinian negotiators meet to discuss the most contentious issues in the peace process.
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Hope returning to Iraq, says Bush

Saturday, January 12th 2008, 17:56
related countries: United States United States, West Bank West Bank
related places: Gulf

President Bush says hope is returning to Iraq after last year's US troop surge, as he visits troops in Kuwait.
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Blair optimism on Mid-East peace

Friday, January 11th 2008, 8:26

Middle East envoy Tony Blair says a peace deal between Israel and the Palestinians by 2009 is possible.
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Bush urges Israeli occupation end

Thursday, January 10th 2008, 18:20
related countries: United States United States
related places: Arab

President Bush says Israel must cede occupied Arab land so a viable Palestinian state can be created.
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Bush 'hopeful' for Mid-East peace

Thursday, January 10th 2008, 1:26
related countries: United States United States

US President George W Bush says he is hopeful a Middle East peace deal can be reached in the next year.
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Bush launches key Mid-East tour

Wednesday, January 9th 2008, 15:44
related countries: United States United States

US President Bush begins talks in Israel at the start of a landmark visit to the region to boost peace negotiations.
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Leaders prepare for key Bush tour

Tuesday, January 8th 2008, 21:48
related countries: United States United States
related places: Bush

Israeli and Palestinian leaders agree to tackle "core issues" to try to ease peace talks problems ahead of the US president's tour.
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Bedouin attack Sinai border post

Tuesday, January 8th 2008, 17:54
related countries: Egypt Egypt

Bedouin attack police at a border crossing between Egypt and Israel, injuring two officials.
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Rockets from Lebanon hit Israel

Tuesday, January 8th 2008, 12:25
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

Two Katyusha rockets were fired overnight into northern Israel from Lebanon, Israeli police say.
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Rockets from Lebanon hit Israel

Tuesday, January 8th 2008, 9:41
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

Two Katyusha rockets were fired overnight into northern Israel from Lebanon, Israeli police say.
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Mid-East talks ahead of Bush trip

Monday, January 7th 2008, 20:06

Israeli and Palestinian negotiators meet to discuss peace talks ahead of George Bush's visit to the region.
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Israel accused ahead of Bush trip

Monday, January 7th 2008, 4:10
related countries: United States United States
related places: Bush

Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erekat blames Israel for stepping up attacks ahead of the US president's visit.
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Fayyad condemns Nablus raid

Friday, January 4th 2008, 15:44
related countries: West Bank West Bank

Palestinian PM Salam Fayyad criticises Israel for a large military incursion in the centre of Nablus in the West Bank.
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Palestinians killed in Gaza raid

Friday, January 4th 2008, 10:18

Two Palestinian militants are killed in an Israeli raid in Gaza, bringing the total killed in the last 24 hours to 11.
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Israeli raids in Gaza kill nine

Thursday, January 3rd 2008, 19:57

At least nine Palestinians are killed in Gaza by Israeli forces amid some of the fiercest fighting in weeks.
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Israel warning on Hebron killings

Wednesday, January 2nd 2008, 15:35

Israel says it is watching to see whether Palestinians suspected of killing two settlers are prosecuted.
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Hamas militants die in Gaza raid

Wednesday, January 2nd 2008, 14:24
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

Six Palestinian militants have been killed in an Israeli helicopter attack on the Gaza Strip, hospital sources say.
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Middle East conflict toll 'falls'

Monday, December 31st 2007, 10:37

Israeli human rights group says the number of deaths in Israeli-Palestinian violence fell sharply in 2007.
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West Bank clash leaves three dead

Friday, December 28th 2007, 17:45
related countries: West Bank West Bank
related places: Hebron

Two Israeli off-duty soldiers and a Palestinian die in a clash near Hebron in the West Bank, Israeli officials say.
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Olmert, Abbas try to revive talks

Friday, December 28th 2007, 1:13

Israeli and Palestinian leaders hold talks to try to defuse a row over Jewish settlement activity.
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Egypt accuses Israel over aid cut

Wednesday, December 26th 2007, 15:20
related countries: Egypt Egypt, United States United States
related places: Congress

Egypt accuses Israel of meddling in its ties with the US by causing Congress to freeze $100m of military aid.
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Monday, December 24th 2007, 17:44
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

Israeli military prosecutors say the use of cluster bombs last year in Lebanon was legal under international law.
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Hamas militants die in Gaza raid

Monday, December 24th 2007, 14:58
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

Two members of Palestinian militant group Hamas are killed in an Israeli air strike in the Gaza Strip.
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Jewish 'return' hits 20-year low

Monday, December 24th 2007, 11:03

Israel says Jewish immigration has fallen to fewer than 20,000 in the last year, the lowest figure for 20 years.
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Olmert rules out truce with Hamas

Sunday, December 23rd 2007, 10:42

Israeli PM Ehud Olmert rejects calls to consider a truce with Hamas unless it recognises Israel and renounces violence.
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Israel confirms settlement plans

Sunday, December 23rd 2007, 9:37

An Israeli minister defends plans to build 740 homes in two disputed settlements in East Jerusalem.
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Israel ministers urge Hamas talks

Friday, December 21st 2007, 15:17

Two senior members of Israel's cabinet say it should consider any serious offer of a ceasefire from Hamas.
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Seven gunmen killed in Gaza raid

Thursday, December 20th 2007, 22:13
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

Seven Palestinian militants are killed and three Israeli soldiers wounded in clashes near a Gaza refugee camp.
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Israel considers new settlement

Wednesday, December 19th 2007, 13:25

Israel examines plans for a new settlement in East Jerusalem, an area considered occupied land.
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Bush set for tour of Middle East

Tuesday, December 18th 2007, 18:45
related countries: United States United States, West Bank West Bank
related places: White House

US President George Bush will make a historic visit to Israel and the West Bank in January, the White House says.
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Israeli army crimes 'unpunished'

Tuesday, December 18th 2007, 17:48

Most Israeli troops suspected of crimes against Palestinian civilians are never indicted, a rights group says.
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Militants killed in Israeli raids

Tuesday, December 18th 2007, 14:13

Israeli attacks on Gaza and the West Bank kill 13 Palestinian militants from Islamic Jihad and Hamas.
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Israeli raid kills three in Gaza

Thursday, December 13th 2007, 18:14

An Israeli air strike kills three people in Gaza City, Palestinian officials say.
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Difficult start to Mid-East talks

Wednesday, December 12th 2007, 18:12

Israelis and Palestinians trade recriminations in their first detailed peace talks in almost seven years.
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Israeli mayor quits over rockets

Wednesday, December 12th 2007, 14:55
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

An Israeli mayor resigns over what he says is the inability of the government to stop rocket fire from the Gaza Strip.
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Olmert says Iran still dangerous

Tuesday, December 11th 2007, 20:50
related countries: Iran Iran

Israel's PM insists Iran's nuclear programme remains dangerous, and calls for unity against it.
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