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Envoy Blair holds West Bank talks

Tuesday, July 24th 2007, 20:24

Tony Blair speaks of a "sense of possibility" as he continues his first Mid-East visit as the Quartet's special envoy.
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Israeli planes strike Gaza Strip

Tuesday, July 24th 2007, 14:05
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

Israel carries out an air strike on the Gaza Strip, missing its target but damaging a block of flats.
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Envoy Blair on mission to Israel

Monday, July 23rd 2007, 14:15

Tony Blair arrives in Israel for his first major trip to the Middle East in his role as special envoy to the region.
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Israelis kill militants in Gaza

Sunday, July 22nd 2007, 22:25
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

Israeli troops kill four Palestinian militants in the northern Gaza Strip, the Israeli army says.
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Israeli textbook states Arab view

Sunday, July 22nd 2007, 15:20

A new history textbook for Arab-Israeli students give a negative view of Israel's creation for the first time.
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Freed Palestinians welcomed home

Friday, July 20th 2007, 12:40

Some 250 Palestinians released from Israeli jails receive a rapturous welcome in Ramallah on the West Bank.
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Israel sets prisoner release date

Tuesday, July 17th 2007, 19:39

Israeli officials approve a list of 250 Palestinian prisoners in its jails expected to be released on Friday.
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Israel to free inmates this week

Monday, July 16th 2007, 14:10

Israel says it will free 250 Palestinian prisoners this week as a goodwill gesture to President Mahmoud Abbas.
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Kidnapped Israeli troops 'alive'

Sunday, July 15th 2007, 19:46
related countries: France France

France's foreign minister says he "understands" two Israeli soldiers captured by Hezbollah last year are alive.
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Peres sworn in as Israel president

Sunday, July 15th 2007, 17:35

Former Prime Minister Shimon Peres is formally inaugurated as the ninth president of Israel.
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Key Palestinian exile may return

Sunday, July 15th 2007, 11:04
related countries: West Bank West Bank

Israel is to allow Palestinian chief Nayef Hawatmeh, exiled since 1967, to travel to the West Bank.
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Israel army holds Shalit suspect

Friday, July 13th 2007, 18:36

Israel says it has arrested a Palestinian man suspected of involvement in the capture of missing soldier Gilad Shalit.
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First rally for new Israel party

Friday, July 13th 2007, 10:57
related countries: Russia Russia

A new Israeli political party launched by a Russian-born billionaire holds its first rally at a Jerusalem hotel.
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Israeli soldier is killed in Gaza

Thursday, July 12th 2007, 10:10

An Israeli soldier is killed and two others wounded in a clash with Palestinian militants in Gaza, officials say.
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Tycoon launches new Israeli party

Tuesday, July 10th 2007, 11:33
related countries: Russia Russia

A Russian billionaire launches a new political party in Israel with the aim of ousting Prime Minister Ehud Olmert.
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Israeli troops rescue rare eagles

Monday, July 9th 2007, 11:20
related countries: West Bank West Bank
related places: Hebron

Israeli paratroopers take part in a mission to rescue a pair of rare golden eagles in the West Bank town of Hebron.
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Palestinian PM holds Israel talks

Monday, July 9th 2007, 10:18

Palestinian PM Salam Fayyad meets Israel's foreign minister, ahead of a historic Arab League visit to Israel.
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Israel approves prisoner releases

Sunday, July 8th 2007, 14:10

Israel backs the release of 250 Palestinian prisoners in a show of support for Palestinian President Abbas.
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Gaza raids kill 11 Palestinians

Friday, July 6th 2007, 7:28
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

Israeli troops kill 10 militants, most from Hamas, and a civilian during a raid into the Gaza Strip.
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Haniya calls for deal over Shalit

Wednesday, July 4th 2007, 12:55

Hamas leader Ismail Haniya says he would like to end the abduction of Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit.
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Israel scraps Jerusalem walkway

Tuesday, July 3rd 2007, 17:46

Plans for a new walkway to Jerusalem's holiest site are scrapped amid archaeological concerns, Israeli officials say.
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Vanunu sentenced to new jail term

Monday, July 2nd 2007, 12:13

An Israeli court jails former nuclear technician Mordechai Vanunu for breaking parole conditions.
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Israeli army kills Fatah militant

Monday, July 2nd 2007, 8:30
related countries: West Bank West Bank

Israeli soldiers kill a local Palestinian militant leader during a shootout in the West Bank town of Jenin.
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IVF hope for child cancer cases

Monday, July 2nd 2007, 0:22

Israeli scientists extract eggs from young girls, a move that could let child cancer patients become parents.
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Israel releases Palestinian funds

Sunday, July 1st 2007, 18:34

Israel begins releasing tens of millions of dollars in frozen tax funds to the Palestinian Authority's President Abbas.
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Israeli finance minister resigns

Sunday, July 1st 2007, 11:28

Israel's finance minister resigns amid allegations of embezzlement at a workers' union he headed in 2003.
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Israel president sex case delayed

Sunday, July 1st 2007, 10:46

Israel's top court allows a challenge to the controversial deal struck by ex-President Katsav to avoid rape charges.
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Israel launches Gaza air strikes

Sunday, July 1st 2007, 5:20
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

Israel carries out three air strikes in the Gaza Strip, killing seven Palestinians, including a militant leader.
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Militant killed in West Bank raid

Friday, June 29th 2007, 9:29
related countries: West Bank West Bank

Israeli troops shoot dead a Palestinian militant in the city of Nablus in the occupied West Bank.
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Israeli president Katsav resigns

Friday, June 29th 2007, 8:39

Israeli President Moshe Katsav resigns a day after agreeing to plead guilty to several sexual offences.
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Israel model for Iraq, says Bush

Thursday, June 28th 2007, 23:56
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States
related places: Bush

US President George W Bush asks for patience over Iraq - hailing Israel as a model for defining success there.
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Main Gaza goods crossing reopened

Thursday, June 28th 2007, 14:54
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

Israel opens part of the main goods crossing with the Gaza Strip, for the first time since Hamas seized control.
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Israel president makes plea deal

Thursday, June 28th 2007, 9:45

Israel's outgoing President Moshe Katsav strikes a plea bargain to avoid rape charges and a prison term.
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Israelis wounded in Nablus raid

Thursday, June 28th 2007, 9:33

Five Israeli soldiers are hurt, two seriously, by a bomb placed by Palestinian militants in Nablus, the army says.
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Egypt 'double agent' dies in UK

Thursday, June 28th 2007, 6:48
related countries: Egypt Egypt, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

The son-in-law of Egypt's President Nasser accused of spying for Israel is reportedly found dead in London.
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Twelve die in Israel Gaza raids

Wednesday, June 27th 2007, 15:29
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

At least 12 Palestinians are killed in Israeli raids in the Gaza Strip, Palestinian medical officials say.
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Israel urged to leave checkpoints

Wednesday, June 27th 2007, 13:26
related countries: West Bank West Bank

Israeli peace groups call for internal West Bank checkpoints and unmanned roadblocks to be dismantled.
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Israel raids 'kill four' in Gaza

Wednesday, June 27th 2007, 6:48
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

At least four people are killed in the Gaza strip in Israeli military raids, say Palestinian medical officials.
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Israel to release Fatah prisoners

Monday, June 25th 2007, 20:28
related countries: Egypt Egypt

Israeli PM Ehud Olmert tells Arab leaders he will order the release of Fatah prisoners as a "goodwill gesture".
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Hamas airs 'first Shalit message'

Monday, June 25th 2007, 16:02

The captors of Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit air a message said to be from him in which he says he needs medical help.
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Captured Israeli 'alive and well'

Monday, June 25th 2007, 10:36

Palestinian militants who captured an Israeli soldier a year ago say he is in good health and being well treated.
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Egypt nuclear engineer gets life

Monday, June 25th 2007, 10:30
related countries: Egypt Egypt

An engineer at Egypt's atomic energy agency is sentenced to life in prison after being convicted of spying for Israel.
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Haniya decries Israel 'blackmail'

Sunday, June 24th 2007, 21:14

Hamas leader Ismail Haniya calls Israel's freeing of funds for the Palestinian emergency government "blackmail".
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Israel to free Palestinian funds

Sunday, June 24th 2007, 14:42

Israel says it will release frozen tax funds to the new Palestinian government that excludes Hamas.
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Jerusalem gay march arrests

Thursday, June 21st 2007, 18:58

Jerusalem's Gay Pride march takes place amid tight security, as a man is arrested for plotting to bomb it.
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Egyptians to host Mid-East summit

Thursday, June 21st 2007, 12:33
related countries: Egypt Egypt, Jordan Jordan

Israel says PM Ehud Olmert will meet Palestinian, Egyptian and Jordanian leaders at talks in Egypt next week.
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Israel to let in stranded Gazans

Wednesday, June 20th 2007, 13:34

Israel says it will allow some Palestinians stranded on the Gaza border to enter Israel for medical treatment.
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US, Israel vow to support Abbas

Tuesday, June 19th 2007, 21:43
related countries: United States United States

The US president and Israel's PM offer support for Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas, at Washington talks.
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Food convoy finally enters Gaza

Tuesday, June 19th 2007, 16:29

The first food aid delivery for eight days arrives in Gaza from Israel, following last week's fighting.
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US, EU restore Palestinian ties

Monday, June 18th 2007, 18:04
related countries: United States United States

The US and the EU are to normalise ties with the new Palestinian government that excludes Hamas.
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EU plans direct Palestinian aid

Monday, June 18th 2007, 13:45

The EU says it will resume direct aid to the Palestinian Authority, as Israel backs a new emergency government.
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Lebanese forces battle militants

Monday, June 18th 2007, 11:26
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

Troops shell militants in a refugee camp in north Lebanon, as they hunt others who fired rockets at Israel.
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Rockets from Lebanon hit Israel

Monday, June 18th 2007, 2:35
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

Israel is hit in a twin rocket attack from Lebanon, in the first such strike since the 2006 conflict with Hezbollah.
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Israel praises Hamas-free cabinet

Sunday, June 17th 2007, 8:30

Israel says prospects for peace could be boosted by a new Palestinian government without Hamas.
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Israel defence minister named

Friday, June 15th 2007, 14:40

Israel's new Labour Party chief and former PM, Ehud Barak, is appointed the country's defence minister.
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Peres elected Israel's president

Wednesday, June 13th 2007, 13:47

Veteran politician Shimon Peres is elected Israel's next president after his two rivals pull out of the race.
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Barak to lead Israel Labour party

Wednesday, June 13th 2007, 9:17

Former Israeli PM Ehud Barak has won the country's Labour party leadership vote, official results show.
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Gaza militants launch Israel raid

Saturday, June 9th 2007, 17:07

Palestinian militants enter Israel and attack an army post near a Gaza border crossing.
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Israel 'tests' Syria peace aims

Saturday, June 9th 2007, 11:48
related countries: Syria Syria

Israel has sent secret messages to Syria about renewing peace talks, Israel's deputy PM confirms.
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Ahmadinejad remarks 'shocking'

Friday, June 8th 2007, 9:57
related countries: Iran Iran

UN chief Ban Ki-moon says he was "shocked" at comments by the Iranian president about Israel.
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Pirate radio stops Israel flights

Thursday, June 7th 2007, 23:41

Israel shuts down a Palestinian pirate radio station that had been disrupting airport communications.
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Israel not seeking war with Syria

Wednesday, June 6th 2007, 11:29
related countries: Syria Syria
related places: Damascus

Israeli PM Ehud Olmert says his country does not want war with Syria, and has passed this message to Damascus.
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Israelis kill two Palestinian men

Wednesday, June 6th 2007, 11:29
related countries: West Bank West Bank

Israeli forces kill two Palestinians, an elderly man shot in the West Bank and a militant in Gaza.
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Mid-East marks start of 1967 War

Tuesday, June 5th 2007, 13:50

Israeli and Palestinian peace activists hold protests to mark 40 years since the Arab-Israeli war of 1967.
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Palestinians agree ceasefire plan

Tuesday, June 5th 2007, 0:18

The Palestinian Cabinet agrees the terms of a ceasefire to put to Israel to end cross-border attacks.
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Israeli tanks raid southern Gaza

Monday, June 4th 2007, 14:16

Israeli tanks cross deep into southern Gaza, believed to be the first such armoured incursion in several months.
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Palestinians killed in West Bank

Sunday, June 3rd 2007, 15:04
related countries: West Bank West Bank

Israeli troops shoot dead two men they say are militants in the West Bank towns of Nablus and Jenin.
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Gaza boys 'shot dead by Israelis'

Friday, June 1st 2007, 14:27
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

Two Palestinian boys are shot dead by Israeli troops in the northern Gaza Strip, Palestinian sources say.
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Peres to run for Israel president

Wednesday, May 30th 2007, 10:47

Veteran Israeli politician Shimon Peres formally announces he will stand in June's presidential election.
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