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Israel strikes at Hamas in Gaza

Wednesday, May 23rd 2007, 0:55

Israel carries out more air strikes in the Gaza Strip, warning that no Hamas leader is immune from attack.
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UK firm seeks Mid-East gas deal

Tuesday, May 22nd 2007, 22:55
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

British energy firm BG confirms it is hoping to agree a deal with Israel to supply it with Palestinian gas.
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Israeli dies in Gaza rocket raid

Monday, May 21st 2007, 19:01
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

An Israeli woman is killed by a rocket from the Gaza Strip as four Palestinian militants die in an Israeli strike.
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Four killed in fresh Gaza attack

Monday, May 21st 2007, 11:48
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

Four members of militant group Islamic Jihad are killed by an Israeli air strike in the Gaza Strip, the group says.
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Israel hits Hamas politician home

Monday, May 21st 2007, 5:27

Israel launches a new air strike in Gaza, hitting the home of a Hamas leader and reportedly killing eight people.
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Israel backs tougher Gaza action

Sunday, May 20th 2007, 16:59

Israel's security cabinet backs plans to step up Gaza operations in response to Palestinian rocket attacks.
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Fresh Israeli air strike on Gaza

Saturday, May 19th 2007, 11:54
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

One Palestinian dies and five are injured as Israel's military carries out a fresh air strike in the Gaza Strip.
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Fresh violence hits Gaza Strip

Saturday, May 19th 2007, 2:06

Clashes between Palestinian groups in Gaza continue, as Israeli attacks on Hamas targets leave eight dead.
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Gaza hit by fresh Israeli strikes

Friday, May 18th 2007, 9:07

Israel launches new air strikes on Gaza city targets, including Hamas buildings, killing at least five people.
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Israel launches raids into Gaza

Thursday, May 17th 2007, 19:51

Israel launches air strikes and deploys troops in Gaza after vowing to respond to Palestinian rocket attacks.
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Australia frees embassy plotter

Thursday, May 17th 2007, 5:50
related countries: Australia Australia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

A British-born Muslim who plotted to blow up Israel's embassy in Australia is released from jail there.
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Gaza erupts in renewed violence

Thursday, May 17th 2007, 0:19

At least 20 people are killed as violence worsens in Gaza, with factional fighting and Israeli air strikes.
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Israelis held over 'hate' murder

Wednesday, May 16th 2007, 9:29

Two Israeli brothers are detained over the stabbing of a Palestinian in an apparent hate crime, police said.
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Israel Jerusalem policy attacked

Tuesday, May 15th 2007, 15:50

The international Red Cross says Israel is violating international law in Jerusalem, in a leaked confidential report.
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Eight killed in 'ambush by Hamas'

Tuesday, May 15th 2007, 10:45
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

Gunmen from the militant Hamas group clash with pro-Fatah forces in Gaza, killing at least eight people.
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Hebron turned into 'ghost town'

Monday, May 14th 2007, 18:15

Human rights groups say Israeli curbs on Palestinians in the town of Hebron have forced thousands to leave.
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New Jerusalem settlement planned

Friday, May 11th 2007, 9:25

Israel plans to build new Jewish areas in East Jerusalem, an area regarded as occupied territory.
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Biblical King Herod's tomb 'found'

Tuesday, May 8th 2007, 16:23

An Israeli archaeologist says he has found the tomb of King Herod, ruler of Judea at the time of Jesus.
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Israeli jailed for helping bomber

Tuesday, May 8th 2007, 11:27

An Israeli is sentenced to seven years in jail for transporting a Palestinian suicide bomber in 2002.
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Olmert beats no-confidence votes

Tuesday, May 8th 2007, 2:21
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

Israeli PM Ehud Olmert survives three no-confidence votes in parliament over his handling of the Lebanon war.
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Israel air strike hits north Gaza

Monday, May 7th 2007, 14:39
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

An Israeli aircraft fires on a car apparently carrying Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip, reports say.
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Gaza rocket hits southern Israel

Monday, May 7th 2007, 9:48
related countries: West Bank West Bank

Militants in Gaza fired a rocket into Israel, continuing a series of attacks they say are in retaliation for West Bank incursions.
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Israel accused of prisoner abuse

Sunday, May 6th 2007, 13:57

Human rights groups in Israel accuse the security services of routinely mistreating Palestinian detainees.
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US issues Mid-East security plan

Friday, May 4th 2007, 10:58
related countries: United States United States

The US issues a detailed plan to Israel and the Palestinians for improving security and easing limits on movement.
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Olmert survives war report debate

Thursday, May 3rd 2007, 15:57
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

Israeli MPS debate a damning report on the Lebanon war, but PM Ehud Olmert escapes a confidence vote.
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Nasrallah voices Israel respect

Thursday, May 3rd 2007, 14:02
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

The leader of Hezbollah says he respects Israel for issuing such a damning report the Lebanon war.
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Wave of discontent in Israel

Thursday, May 3rd 2007, 12:50

Tim Franks, in Jerusalem, finds there are clear signs that Israelis, usually such a patriotic people, have begun to feel more equivocal about their country.
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MPs back embattled Israeli PM

Thursday, May 3rd 2007, 0:14

Israel's Prime Minister Ehud Olmert wins the backing of MPs from his Kadima party, amid calls for him to resign.
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Olmert should go, Israeli FM says

Wednesday, May 2nd 2007, 16:58
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

Israeli Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni says PM Ehud Olmert should resign after a damning report on the Lebanon war.
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Israel cabinet in emergency talks

Wednesday, May 2nd 2007, 11:22
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

Israel's cabinet discusses the highly critical Lebanon war report as pressure on Ehud Olmert to resign grows.
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Israeli minister quits over war

Tuesday, May 1st 2007, 14:18
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

A minister resigns in protest against Prime Minister Ehud Olmert's handling of Israel's war against Lebanon.
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Israel PM 'will remain in office'

Monday, April 30th 2007, 21:52
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

Israeli PM Ehud Olmert says he will not resign, despite criticism of his handling of the war in Lebanon.
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Israeli leaders 'rushed to war'

Monday, April 30th 2007, 20:30
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

Israeli PM Ehud Olmert is criticised for his handling of the war in Lebanon, but vows not to resign.
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Monday, April 30th 2007, 9:41

An Israeli court convicts nuclear spy Mordechai Vanunu of violating a ban on speaking to foreign media.
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Olmert braces for Lebanon probe

Monday, April 30th 2007, 8:49
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert faces a damning report over his conduct of the war in Lebanon in 2006.
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Israel troops kill Hamas fighters

Saturday, April 28th 2007, 9:54

Israeli troops shoot dead at least three members of Hamas' armed wing in a clash on the Gaza-Israel border.
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Israeli Arab 'helped Hezbollah'

Wednesday, April 25th 2007, 15:07
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

A leading Israeli Arab politician is being investigated for helping Hezbollah during last year's conflict in Lebanon.
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Demonstrations for BBC's Johnston

Wednesday, April 25th 2007, 14:01

Journalists in London and the Middle East demonstrate over the kidnapping of BBC reporter Alan Johnston.
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Israel ponders fresh Gaza tactics

Wednesday, April 25th 2007, 12:41

Israeli PM Ehud Olmert meets defence chiefs to discuss possible responses to rocket fire from Gaza.
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Hamas fighters end Israel truce

Tuesday, April 24th 2007, 11:31

The armed wing of the Palestinian Hamas movement says its five-month truce with Israel is over.
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Three killed in West Bank clashes

Sunday, April 22nd 2007, 14:24
related countries: West Bank West Bank

Two Palestinian militants and a teenager are shot dead by Israeli troops in the West Bank.
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Israeli Arab resigns from Knesset

Sunday, April 22nd 2007, 11:26

Israeli Arab MP Azmi Bishara resigns, weeks after leaving the country amid a police investigation.
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Israeli minister suspends himself

Sunday, April 22nd 2007, 6:59

Israel's finance minister suspends himself while police probe a case of suspected fraud by an ex-employee.
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Israeli-Palestinian clashes flare

Sunday, April 22nd 2007, 5:20
related countries: West Bank West Bank

Six Palestinians die in the West Bank and Gaza as the worst Israeli-Palestinian violence in weeks erupts.
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Palestinian militants shot dead

Saturday, April 21st 2007, 18:35
related countries: West Bank West Bank

Three Palestinian militants are shot dead by Israeli troops in the West Bank, local officials say.
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Egyptian jailed for Israel spying

Saturday, April 21st 2007, 9:49
related countries: Canada Canada, Egypt Egypt
related places: Cairo

A court in Cairo sentences an Egyptian-Canadian man to 15 years in prison for spying for Israel.
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Virginia hero is buried in Israel

Friday, April 20th 2007, 13:08

A 76-year-old professor gunned down while during the Virginia Tech shooting, is buried in his adopted home.
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Arabs form Israel 'contact group'

Thursday, April 19th 2007, 15:51

Arab foreign ministers authorise a contact group to talk directly with Israel about the Arab peace initiative.
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'Nuclear spy' arrested in Egypt

Tuesday, April 17th 2007, 12:48
related countries: Egypt Egypt

Egyptian authorities say they have arrested an engineer from the state nuclear agency for spying for Israel.
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'Nuclear spy' arrested in Egypt

Tuesday, April 17th 2007, 11:06
related countries: Egypt Egypt

Egyptian authorities say they have arrested an engineer from the state nuclear agency for spying for Israel.
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Pope envoy ends Holocaust row

Sunday, April 15th 2007, 23:49

The Vatican envoy to Israel attends a Holocaust memorial event soothing a row over a museum exhibit.
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Abbas and Olmert meet for talks

Sunday, April 15th 2007, 14:29
related countries: United States United States

Israeli PM Ehud Olmert meets Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas amid US pressure to restart peace moves.
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Israel 'human shield' suspension

Saturday, April 14th 2007, 0:35
related countries: West Bank West Bank

The Israeli army says it has suspended a commander after his unit allegedly used human shields in a West Bank raid.
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Hebron settler eviction ordered

Wednesday, April 11th 2007, 12:00
related countries: West Bank West Bank
related places: Hebron

Israel orders the eviction of a group of Jewish settlers from a house they occupied in Hebron in the West Bank.
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Olmert interviewed in graft probe

Tuesday, April 10th 2007, 11:24

The Israeli PM is questioned by police over inquiries into a top aide's possible involvement in corruption.
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Israel 'has Shalit exchange list'

Sunday, April 8th 2007, 5:42

Palestinian militants holding an Israeli soldier hand over a list of prisoners they want freed, officials say.
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Israel fires missiles into Gaza

Saturday, April 7th 2007, 16:30
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

Israeli helicopters fire missiles into Gaza, killing a Palestinian gunman who was trying to plant an explosive device near the border.
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Iranians release British sailors

Wednesday, April 4th 2007, 20:24
related countries: Iran Iran, Iraq Iraq, Lebanon Lebanon, United States United States

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad says 15 British naval personnel captured in the Gulf are being freed.
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Israelis kill gunman in Gaza raid

Wednesday, April 4th 2007, 17:32
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

Security sources say Israeli troops entered the Gaza Strip and shot dead a Palestinian in clashes with gunmen.
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Cool reception for Olmert 'offer'

Monday, April 2nd 2007, 17:37
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia
related places: `Arab, Riyadh

Israel must withdraw from Arab lands before it can gain Saudi recognition, say officials in Riyadh.
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Israel offers Arabs peace talks

Monday, April 2nd 2007, 7:36

Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert says he is ready for talks with Arab leaders at a regional peace conference.
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Olmert praises peace 'revolution'

Friday, March 30th 2007, 9:14

Israel's PM hails Arab peace moves, but does not accept all aspects of their "revolutionary" plan.
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Olmert ally gets lenient sentence

Thursday, March 29th 2007, 13:15

An Israeli court hands a light sentence to an ex-minister for sexual harassment, leaving open a return to office.
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Israel slams testimony release

Wednesday, March 28th 2007, 13:45
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

Israeli PM's office criticises a court order that an inquiry into the Lebanon war should publish testimony by officials.
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Israel breaks up settler protest

Wednesday, March 28th 2007, 7:33
related countries: West Bank West Bank

Israeli riot police move in to remove Jewish protesters occupying a ruined settlement in the West Bank.
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Militants die in West Bank battle

Tuesday, March 27th 2007, 9:56
related countries: West Bank West Bank

Two Palestinian militants are killed in a fire fight with Israeli soldiers in the West Bank, Israel's army says.
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Reach out to Israel, Arabs urged

Tuesday, March 27th 2007, 8:09
related countries: United States United States
related places: Arab

US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice calls on Arab nations to reach out in peace to Israel.
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Rice urges end to Mid-East enmity

Sunday, March 25th 2007, 11:11
related countries: United States United States
related places: Arab

US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice calls on Arab states to do their utmost to reach peace with Israel.
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Euro 2008 qualifying clockwatch

Saturday, March 24th 2007, 21:12
related places: Tel Aviv

All the action from Saturday's Euro 2008 qualifiers involving England and Northern Ireland.
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