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Israelis declare Gaza 'hostile'

Wednesday, September 19th 2007, 18:27
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

Israel declares the Gaza Strip a "hostile entity", which may lead to it cutting off vital fuel and electricity supplies.
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Iran issues Israel attack warning

Wednesday, September 19th 2007, 16:29
related countries: Iran Iran
related places: Tehran

Tehran has plans to bomb Israel if it launches an attack on Iranian soil first, military officials say.
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US vows 'serious' Mid-East talks

Wednesday, September 19th 2007, 10:03
related countries: United States United States

The US secretary of state says "critical issues" will be tackled at a Mid-East peace conference later this year.
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'Israeli warplanes raid' Lebanon

Tuesday, September 18th 2007, 15:55
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon
related places: Beirut

Israeli jets have violated Lebanon's airspace, causing sonic booms, reports from Beirut say.
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Two killed in West Bank clashes

Tuesday, September 18th 2007, 13:36
related countries: West Bank West Bank

An Israeli soldier and a Palestinian militant are killed in clashes in the West Bank town of Nablus, officials say.
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Teenager shot dead in West Bank

Monday, September 17th 2007, 16:01
related countries: West Bank West Bank

A Palestinian teenager is shot dead by Israeli troops in the West Bank city of Ramallah, officials say.
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Madonna 'talks peace with Peres'

Monday, September 17th 2007, 11:07

Madonna meets Israeli President Shimon Peres during a spiritual pilgrimage to mark the Jewish New Year.
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Israel curbs prayer entry

Friday, September 14th 2007, 11:42
related countries: West Bank West Bank

Scuffles break out as Israeli troops bar West Bank Palestinians from Jerusalem on the first Friday of Ramadan.
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Small Israeli force enters Gaza

Friday, September 14th 2007, 8:40
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

A small Israeli ground force enters the Gaza Strip at dawn, but the army offers no details about the operation.
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Syria complains to UN over Israel

Wednesday, September 12th 2007, 4:00
related countries: Syria Syria, United States United States

Syria complains to the UN about Israeli aircraft allegedly flying over its territory and dropping munitions.
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Israeli neo-Nazi suspects charged

Tuesday, September 11th 2007, 16:11

Israeli authorities charge members of an alleged neo-Nazi group, in a case which has shocked the Jewish state.
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Rocket injures dozens in Israel

Tuesday, September 11th 2007, 12:39
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

At least 69 soldiers in southern Israel are injured by a rocket fired from the Gaza Strip, the army says.
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Israeli 'neo-Nazi gang' arrested

Sunday, September 9th 2007, 16:47

Israeli police say they have broken up a gang of neo-Nazis who attacked foreigners, gay people and religious Jews.
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Militants killed in Gaza clashes

Thursday, September 6th 2007, 22:09
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

Ten Palestinian militants are killed in a number of clashes with Israeli forces in the Gaza Strip.
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Syria 'fires on Israel warplanes'

Thursday, September 6th 2007, 16:25
related countries: Syria Syria

Syria says it opened fire on Israeli jets that were violating its air space, but Israel declines to comment.
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Israel accused over Lebanon war

Thursday, September 6th 2007, 11:48
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

Human rights campaigners accuse Israel of carrying out indiscriminate air strikes in the 2006 war in Lebanon.
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Red Cross builds Shalit pressure

Thursday, September 6th 2007, 11:23

The Red Cross chief meets the head of Hamas in Gaza to press for a visit to captured Israeli soldier, Gilad Shalit.
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Israel to accept Darfur refugees

Wednesday, September 5th 2007, 15:19
related countries: Sudan Sudan

Israel is to grant citizenship to several hundred Sudanese refugees from Darfur who have already arrived in Israel.
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W Bank barrier change ordered

Tuesday, September 4th 2007, 15:53
related countries: West Bank West Bank

Israel's supreme court orders the government to re-route the West Bank barrier near the village of Bilin.
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Football: England call up Lescott

Monday, September 3rd 2007, 11:55
related countries: Russia Russia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Joleon Lescott is called up to England's squad for the Euro 2008 qualifiers against Israel and Russia.
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Gaza children deaths 'accident'

Friday, August 31st 2007, 16:35

The Israeli army says it mistook three Palestinian children killed in northern Gaza on Tuesday for militants.
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Two die in Israel ship collision

Friday, August 31st 2007, 13:10

Two Slovakian sailors are killed after their cargo ship is hit by a cruise liner off the Israeli coast near Haifa.
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Israeli Arab dies from 2006 attack

Thursday, August 30th 2007, 14:03
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

An Israeli Arab man critically wounded in a rocket attack during last year's Lebanon war dies from his wounds.
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Football: Zambia's Nsofwa dies

Wednesday, August 29th 2007, 19:29

Former Zambia international Chaswe Nsofwa collapses and dies during training in Israel.
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Colombia seeks Israel mercenary

Wednesday, August 29th 2007, 10:26
related countries: Colombia Colombia, Russia Russia

Colombia is to ask Russia to extradite an Israeli mercenary convicted of training paramilitaries.
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Gilad Shalit's birthday marked

Tuesday, August 28th 2007, 17:35

The family of the Israeli soldier, Gilad Shalit, captured by Palestinian militants last June, mark his 21st birthday.
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Israeli anger over holy site work

Tuesday, August 28th 2007, 17:18

Israeli archaeologists protest about Muslim excavations being dug at Jerusalem's holiest religious shrine.
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Olmert hosts Abbas in fresh talks

Tuesday, August 28th 2007, 13:00

The Israeli and Palestinian leaders hold talks in Jerusalem designed to bolster the Palestinian government.
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Israel rabbi in fallen troops row

Monday, August 27th 2007, 14:22

A former Israeli chief rabbi causes anger by saying troops die in war because they ignore Jewish law.
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Israelis kill seven Palestinians

Saturday, August 25th 2007, 13:43

Seven Palestinians - at least five militants - are killed by Israeli troops in Israeli and Palestinian territory.
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Israelis deny killing Hamas man

Friday, August 24th 2007, 9:30
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

Israel says it was not responsible for the death of a Palestinian militant in a reported strike on Gaza.
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'Arson' at Tel Aviv crematorium

Thursday, August 23rd 2007, 10:13
related places: Tel Aviv

A commercial crematorium in the Israeli city of Tel Aviv is seriously damaged in a suspected arson attack.
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Olmert bans mobiles in cabinet

Wednesday, August 22nd 2007, 13:31

Israeli ministers are to be required hand in mobile phones before cabinet meetings to stop leaks.
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Israel strike kills Gaza militant

Wednesday, August 22nd 2007, 1:56
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

An Israeli aircraft kills a Hamas military commander in the Gaza Strip, two days after six were killed.
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Israeli army 'kills two children'

Tuesday, August 21st 2007, 16:58

Two Palestinian children are killed and three wounded by Israeli forces in northern Gaza, Palestinian officials say.
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Copies of Nazi files transferred

Tuesday, August 21st 2007, 13:21
related countries: United States United States

The keepers of a vast archive of Nazi Holocaust files transfer millions of documents to Israel and the US.
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Militant shot dead in West Bank

Tuesday, August 21st 2007, 8:41
related countries: West Bank West Bank

Israeli forces kill a Palestinian militant in the West Bank town of Nablus in an overnight operation.
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Six die in Israeli missile strike

Monday, August 20th 2007, 15:36

Six members of the Palestinian militant group, Hamas, are killed by an Israeli missile strike in Gaza, officials say.
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Israel turns away Darfur refugees

Monday, August 20th 2007, 11:35
related countries: Sudan Sudan

Israel refuses to accept any more illegal entrants, including refugees from Sudan's war-torn region of Darfur.
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Israel allows Gaza fuel delivery

Sunday, August 19th 2007, 10:28
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

The Israeli military says it has opened a border crossing to allow fuel deliveries to the blackout-hit Gaza Strip.
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US and Israel in $30bn arms deal

Thursday, August 16th 2007, 10:26
related countries: United States United States

The US signs an arms agreement that will provide Israel with $30bn of military aid over the next 10 years.
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Netanyahu wins Likud leadership

Wednesday, August 15th 2007, 3:17

Former Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu is re-elected leader of the opposition party, Likud.
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Hezbollah's leader warns Israel

Tuesday, August 14th 2007, 23:11
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon
related places: Beirut

Hezbollah warns Israel against launching new attacks, on the anniversary of the end of the 2006 war with Israel.
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Israeli strikes kill six in Gaza

Tuesday, August 14th 2007, 21:27
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

Six Palestinians, including several militants, die in a series of Israeli military strikes in the southern Gaza Strip.
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Gunman dies in Jerusalem shootout

Friday, August 10th 2007, 17:36

A man is shot and killed in Jerusalem's Old City after a gun battle with security guards, Israeli police say.
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Warning over Gaza economic woe

Thursday, August 9th 2007, 23:58

The UN says Gaza will soon become totally dependent on aid because of Israeli border crossing restrictions.
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Militants killed near Gaza border

Wednesday, August 8th 2007, 12:52
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

The Israeli military has shot and killed two Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip, near the border with Israel.
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Israel seeks shot Briton footage

Tuesday, August 7th 2007, 16:42
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Israel asks Britain for footage of the death of cameraman James Miller, as it faces calls to open a criminal inquiry.
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Israel army ousts Hebron settlers

Tuesday, August 7th 2007, 9:34
related countries: West Bank West Bank
related places: Hebron

Israeli forces forcibly remove dozens of Jewish settlers from two houses in the West Bank town of Hebron.
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W Bank talks for Abbas-Olmert

Monday, August 6th 2007, 16:05
related countries: West Bank West Bank
related places: Jericho

Talks between Israeli and Palestinian leaders in the town of Jericho are described by both sides as constructive.
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Israel faces Holocaust protests

Sunday, August 5th 2007, 17:37

Hundreds of Holocaust survivors protest in Israel, accusing the government of failing to provide for them.
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Israel faces Holocaust protests

Sunday, August 5th 2007, 12:03

Elderly survivors of the Nazi Holocaust accuse the Israeli government of failing to provide for them adequately.
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Israeli raid in Gaza 'kills one'

Saturday, August 4th 2007, 19:37
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

An Israeli air strike in the southern Gaza Strip kills at least one person, Palestinian sources say.
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Rice seeks Mid-East peace boost

Wednesday, August 1st 2007, 14:26
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States
related places: Arab

US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice is in Israel to hold talks with Israeli and Palestinian leaders.
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Saudis back US Middle East plans

Wednesday, August 1st 2007, 13:22
related countries: Iraq Iraq, Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia, United States United States

Saudi Arabia says it would be keen to attend an Arab-Israeli peace conference proposed by the United States.
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Academics oppose Israel boycott

Monday, July 30th 2007, 14:18
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Thousands of academics around the world condemn plans in the UK to boycott Israeli universities.
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Academics oppose Israel boycott

Monday, July 30th 2007, 14:18
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Thousands of academics around the world condemn plans in the UK to boycott Israeli universities.
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Israeli raid 'hits Gaza vehicle'

Monday, July 30th 2007, 10:55
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

Three suspected militants are hurt in an Israeli air strike on a vehicle in the central Gaza Strip, witnesses say.
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Israelis recover missing soldier

Monday, July 30th 2007, 10:33

An Israeli soldier who fell asleep during a operation in Gaza is rescued by his colleagues.
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Israel hails US military aid rise

Sunday, July 29th 2007, 10:54
related countries: United States United States

Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert confirms an increase in military defence aid from the United States.
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'We blocked US plans' - Hezbollah

Sunday, July 29th 2007, 1:29
related countries: United States United States

The leader of Hezbollah says its conflict with Israel last year has thwarted the US vision for a "new Middle East".
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Israeli military suspends company

Friday, July 27th 2007, 10:55
related countries: West Bank West Bank

The Israeli military suspends an army company after the shooting of an unarmed Palestinian in the West Bank.
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Abbas hopes for peace 'in a year'

Friday, July 27th 2007, 1:12

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas says he hopes to reach a peace deal with Israel "within one year".
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Israelis kill four in Gaza raids

Thursday, July 26th 2007, 19:28
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

Three Islamic Jihad men and one from Hamas are killed in separate Israeli military raids on the Gaza Strip.
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French army share scammer jailed

Thursday, July 26th 2007, 15:57
related countries: France France

A French-Israeli man gets five years in jail for a scam robbing hundreds of French troops out of millions of dollars.
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Deal ends Israel general strike

Thursday, July 26th 2007, 9:37

Israel's biggest trade union calls off a general strike after a deal with the government on pay increases.
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Arabs woo Israel over peace plan

Wednesday, July 25th 2007, 20:51
related countries: Egypt Egypt, Jordan Jordan

Egyptian and Jordanian envoys pay an historic visit to Israel to "extend the hand of peace" for the Arabs.
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Public sector strike hits Israel

Wednesday, July 25th 2007, 13:01

Israeli public sector workers begin a strike which will affect government offices, hospitals, ports and public transport.
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Israel hears Arab peace proposal

Wednesday, July 25th 2007, 10:55

Ministers from Egypt and Jordan are in Israel to present the Arab League's peace plan for the Middle East.
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