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Israeli tanks push deep into Gaza

Tuesday, December 11th 2007, 11:52
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

Israeli tanks move deep into the southern Gaza Strip in the biggest incursion into the territory in months.
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EU criticises Israel settler plan

Monday, December 10th 2007, 16:55
related countries: United States United States

The EU joins the US in criticising Israeli plans to build 300 new settlement units in occupied East Jerusalem.
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Israeli anti-Arab racism 'rises'

Monday, December 10th 2007, 11:05

An Israeli civil rights group says racism against Arab citizens of Israel has risen sharply in the past year.
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US criticises Israeli homes plan

Friday, December 7th 2007, 18:38
related countries: United States United States

The US secretary of state criticises Israeli plans to build 300 new homes in occupied East Jerusalem.
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Gaza farmer dies in Israeli fire

Friday, December 7th 2007, 12:22

A Palestinian farmer has been killed by Israeli gunfire on his land near the border with Israel, Palestinian medics say.
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Israeli avoids UK arrest threat

Thursday, December 6th 2007, 11:40
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Israeli minister Avi Dichter cancels a UK visit over concerns he could be arrested for alleged war crimes.
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One killed in Bethlehem shooting

Wednesday, December 5th 2007, 17:13

One Palestinian security force member is killed in Bethlehem during a raid by Israeli troops, reports say.
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Israeli army kills Gaza militants

Wednesday, December 5th 2007, 10:38
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

Israeli gunfire kills at least two members of the Hamas militant group in the Gaza Strip, medical sources say.
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Israel 'lax on demolition orders'

Tuesday, December 4th 2007, 17:13
related countries: West Bank West Bank

Israel has carried out only 3% of demolition orders in West Bank Jewish settlements, campaigners say.
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Israeli minister's killer jailed

Tuesday, December 4th 2007, 13:04

An Israeli court jails a Palestinian for life for murdering ex-ultra-nationalist minister Rehavam Zeevi.
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Israeli raid kills Gaza militants

Tuesday, December 4th 2007, 13:03
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

Three members of Hamas are killed in an Israeli air strike in the central Gaza Strip, Palestinian officials say.
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Joy as 429 Palestinians freed

Monday, December 3rd 2007, 15:16

The Israeli authorities free 429 Palestinian detainees, part of a goodwill gesture amid new peace talks.
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Five killed in Israeli Gaza raids

Saturday, December 1st 2007, 9:41
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

Five members of the Palestinian militant group Hamas are killed in Israeli air strikes on the Gaza Strip.
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Court approves Gaza fuel cuts

Friday, November 30th 2007, 16:50

Israel Supreme Court allows fuel supplies cutbacks to continue, but rules electricity cuts must be delayed.
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Olmert warns of 'end of Israel'

Thursday, November 29th 2007, 14:54

Israeli PM Ehud Olmert says failure to negotiate a two-state solution would spell the end of the Jewish state.
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Militants die in Israel strikes

Thursday, November 29th 2007, 9:17
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

Four Hamas militants are killed in Israeli air strikes near Khan Younis in the south of the Gaza Strip.
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Bush launches new Mid-East talks

Wednesday, November 28th 2007, 22:18

US President George Bush pledges to back Israelis and Palestinians in peace talks, and appoints a new envoy.
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Mid-East leaders in fresh talks

Wednesday, November 28th 2007, 5:49

President Bush will host White House talks with the Israeli and Palestinian leaders as a new peace drive begins.
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Gaza rally against Mid-East talks

Tuesday, November 27th 2007, 17:34
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

Tens of thousands of people demonstrate in Gaza against the Middle East conference in Annapolis.
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Hamas dismisses Mid-East talks

Monday, November 26th 2007, 16:16
related countries: United States United States
related places: Annapolis

Hamas says Palestinians will not be bound by any decisions taken at this week's Middle East peace conference.
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Israeli 'tried to spy for Iran'

Friday, November 23rd 2007, 12:57
related countries: Iran Iran

An reserve officer in the Israeli army, David Shamir, is charged with offering to spy for Iran, Russia and Hamas.
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Rice sets Mid-East peace target

Wednesday, November 21st 2007, 19:07
related countries: United States United States

The US secretary of state says she will try to broker an Israeli-Palestinian peace deal over the next year.
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Palestinians to get armoured cars

Wednesday, November 21st 2007, 17:22
related countries: West Bank West Bank

Israel approves the transfer of 25 armoured vehicles to Palestinian security forces in the West Bank.
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Israel signs Liberia diamond deal

Tuesday, November 20th 2007, 19:35
related countries: Liberia Liberia

Israel signs an agreement with Liberia to help search for diamonds in the West African nation.
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Olmert optimism on peace chance

Tuesday, November 20th 2007, 17:56
related countries: Egypt Egypt

The Israeli and Egyptian leaders hold rare talks to prepare for a regional conference due next week.
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Israel to release 450 prisoners

Monday, November 19th 2007, 12:44

Israel's prime minister obtains cabinet approval for the release of up to 450 Palestinian detainees.
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Miliband urges Middle East action

Sunday, November 18th 2007, 15:42
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The UK foreign secretary says the Mid East peace process must get "back on track", as he meets his Israeli counterpart.
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MPs seek to block Jerusalem deal

Wednesday, November 14th 2007, 17:11

Israeli MPs give initial approval to a draft law making it harder to change Jerusalem's status in a peace deal.
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Turkish MPs host Mid-East leaders

Tuesday, November 13th 2007, 16:24
related countries: Turkey Turkey
related places: Ankara, Muslim

The Israeli and Palestinian presidents make history by addressing the Turkish parliament for the first time.
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Israeli police swoop in PM probe

Sunday, November 11th 2007, 14:59

Israeli police raid 20 locations in connection with a corruption probe into PM Ehud Olmert.
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Israel minister: Sack ElBaradei

Thursday, November 8th 2007, 14:55

A senior Israeli minister calls for the sacking of Mohamed ElBaradei as head of the UN nuclear watchdog.
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Jewish settlements 'expanding'

Wednesday, November 7th 2007, 11:11
related countries: West Bank West Bank

Israel is expanding dozens of settlements in the West Bank and allowing illegal building, a campaign group says.
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Rice subpoenaed in spying trial

Friday, November 2nd 2007, 22:35
related countries: United States United States

US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice is ordered to testify in the spying trial of two pro-Israel lobbyists.
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Knesset move irks Israeli Arabs

Thursday, November 1st 2007, 1:42

The early passage of Israeli legislation seeking to ban lawmakers from visiting "enemies" sparks a row.
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Chechen rebel urges global jihad

Wednesday, October 31st 2007, 22:40
related countries: United States United States

A Chechen rebel leader reportedly describes the US, Britain and Israel as legitimate targets in a holy war.
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Israel mulls citizenship changes

Wednesday, October 31st 2007, 11:22

Israel's interior minister calls for reforming the law that grants Jews around the world Israeli citizenship.
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Israeli strike kills four in Gaza

Wednesday, October 31st 2007, 8:54
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

Four people are killed in an Israeli strike on a police station in the southern Gaza Strip, Palestinians say.
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Gaza electricity cuts suspended

Tuesday, October 30th 2007, 18:02
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

Israel's attorney general has intervened to suspend plans to restrict electricity supplies to the Gaza Strip.
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Gaza electricity cuts suspended

Tuesday, October 30th 2007, 10:32
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

Israel's attorney general has intervened to suspend plans to restrict electricity supplies to the Gaza Strip.
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Israel's Gaza fuel cuts alarm UN

Monday, October 29th 2007, 21:41

Israeli fuel sanctions punish Gaza's entire population and are unacceptable, the UN chief says.
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Four die in Israeli raid in Gaza

Monday, October 29th 2007, 12:18

Three Palestinians and an Israeli are killed as Israeli troops raid Gaza, sparking clashes with local gunmen.
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Israel's PM has prostate cancer

Monday, October 29th 2007, 11:02

Israeli PM Ehud Olmert is to have surgery for prostate cancer, but he insists he will remain in office.
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Israel 'won't cause Gaza crisis'

Friday, October 26th 2007, 16:20

Israeli PM Ehud Olmert vows not to cause a humanitarian crisis in Gaza after threats to cut power to the region.
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Syria air strike target 'removed'

Friday, October 26th 2007, 10:45
related countries: Syria Syria, United States United States

Satellite images show Syria removed a large building from the presumed site of an Israeli air raid, a US institute says.
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Israel approves Gaza power cuts

Thursday, October 25th 2007, 21:48

Israel's defence minister backs a plan to cut electricity and fuel supplies to Gaza to try to halt rocket attacks.
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Israeli seeks role for Hamas

Thursday, October 25th 2007, 9:48
related countries: United States United States

An Israeli minister calls for Hamas to be invited to an upcoming peace conference in the US.
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Palestinian inmate dies of wounds

Tuesday, October 23rd 2007, 19:38

A Palestinian dies of wounds suffered in a riot at an Israeli jail, as Palestinians accuse guards of provoking the trouble.
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Palestinians riot in Israel jail

Monday, October 22nd 2007, 18:01

Hundreds of Palestinian prisoners clash with Israeli guards at a prison in the Negev desert.
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Israel reveals 'plot to kill PM'

Sunday, October 21st 2007, 14:49

Palestinian militants planned to kill Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert, says a top Israeli security official.
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Two killed in clash in Gaza Strip

Wednesday, October 17th 2007, 14:44
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

An Israeli soldier and a Palestinian militant die in clashes in the Gaza Strip during an Israeli raid.
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Civilian dies in West Bank clash

Tuesday, October 16th 2007, 9:15
related countries: West Bank West Bank

Two Palestinian men are killed during an Israeli raid in the West Bank, one a civilian, Palestinian officials say.
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Israel and Hezbollah in swap

Monday, October 15th 2007, 18:09

Israel and Hezbollah exchange the remains of an Israeli for a prisoner and the bodies of two guerrillas.
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Mid-East concerts called off

Monday, October 15th 2007, 8:50

Concerts calling for an end to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, headlined by Bryan Adams, are cancelled over security concerns.
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Olmert faces new probe

Sunday, October 14th 2007, 21:12

Israel's attorney-general launches a third corruption investigation into Prime Minister Ehud Olmert.
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Palestinian takes on UK in court

Wednesday, October 10th 2007, 3:44
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A 60-year-old Palestinian man is to begin a case against the UK government over sales of arms to Israel.
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Fraud police question Israeli PM

Tuesday, October 9th 2007, 18:24

Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert is questioned by police over his role in a bank privatisation deal.
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Olmert pledges quest for peace

Monday, October 8th 2007, 19:03

Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert tells MPs he will devote next year to pursuing peace with the Palestinians.
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Israel hints at Jerusalem talks

Monday, October 8th 2007, 10:22

Jerusalem's status will be on the agenda at next month's Mid-East conference, Israel's vice premier hints.
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Mid-East rivals seek joint stance

Wednesday, October 3rd 2007, 16:51

Israeli and Palestinian negotiators are to work on a joint declaration ahead of November's conference.
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Israel admits air strike on Syria

Tuesday, October 2nd 2007, 17:12
related countries: Syria Syria

Israel confirms for the first time that it carried out a strike on a Syrian military site almost a month ago.
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Israel frees Gaza Strip detainees

Tuesday, October 2nd 2007, 12:00
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

Israel returns 29 Palestinian detainees to Gaza in an attempt to bolster President Mahmoud Abbas.
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Israel frees West Bank detainees

Monday, October 1st 2007, 15:56

Israel frees 60 Palestinians, mainly from Mahmoud Abbas's Fatah faction, but another 30 remain in jail.
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Israeli strike hits 'rocket crew'

Thursday, September 27th 2007, 9:21

An Israeli air strike in Gaza kills two Palestinian militants, bringing the death toll in the territory to at least 11.
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'Eight die' in Israeli Gaza raids

Wednesday, September 26th 2007, 18:35
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

At least eight Palestinians are killed in two separate Israeli raids in the Gaza Strip, Palestinian officials say.
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Israeli writers urge Hamas truce

Monday, September 24th 2007, 22:52

Leading Israeli writers and academics urge the government to negotiate a truce with Hamas militants.
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Israeli PM faces corruption probe

Monday, September 24th 2007, 14:10

Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert faces a criminal inquiry over his purchase of a Jerusalem house.
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Israel settles Darfur asylum deal

Sunday, September 23rd 2007, 18:28
related countries: Sudan Sudan

Israel sets up a committee to oversee the absorption of about 500 illegal Sudanese refugees from Darfur.
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US to push for Palestinian state

Thursday, September 20th 2007, 23:42

The US secretary of state says the upcoming Mid-East peace talks must advance the cause of a Palestinian state.
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Netanyahu 'admits Israeli strike'

Thursday, September 20th 2007, 9:55
related countries: Syria Syria

Israeli opposition leader, Binyamin Netanyahu, makes an apparent admission of an Israeli raid on Syria.
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