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Israelis kill W Bank 'militant'

Thursday, November 16th 2006, 11:45

Israeli troops in the West Bank say they killed a militant, a day after rockets from Gaza killed an Israeli.
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Palestinian rocket kills Israeli

Wednesday, November 15th 2006, 17:55

One Israeli woman is killed in a Palestinian rocket attack on the town of Sderot, as Israel vows revenge.
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Hamas: No recognition of Israel

Tuesday, November 14th 2006, 13:58

The Palestinian government will not agree to international demands to recognise Israel, Hamas says.
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Iran key as Olmert meets Bush

Monday, November 13th 2006, 22:14
related countries: Iran Iran

Israeli PM Ehud Olmert and President Bush use talks to turn up the pressure on Iran over its nuclear activities.
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Israel court finds seaman guilty

Sunday, November 12th 2006, 22:11
related countries: Japan Japan

An Israeli court convicts a seaman of negligence over the deaths of seven fishermen in a Japanese trawler.
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Israel warned off nuclear 'folly'

Sunday, November 12th 2006, 13:10
related countries: Iran Iran
related places: Tehran

Tehran says it will crush any strike by Israel against nuclear sites following comments by an Israeli minister.
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Israel general quits over Lebanon

Sunday, November 12th 2006, 12:14
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

An Israeli general who commanded forces in the war against Lebanese Hezbollah guerrillas offers to resign.
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Arab ministers discuss Gaza veto

Sunday, November 12th 2006, 10:57
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip, United States United States
related places: Arab

Arab ministers meet to discus the recent Israeli offensive in the Gaza Strip and the US' veto of a draft UN resolution.
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US vetoes motion on Gaza attack

Saturday, November 11th 2006, 22:59
related countries: United States United States
related places: Gaza

The US blocks a draft UN resolution condemning an Israeli attack that killed 18 Palestinian civilians in Gaza.
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Pain and disbelief in Gaza

Saturday, November 11th 2006, 12:00

The BBC's Matthew Price reflects on his visit to the Gaza town of Beit Hanoun where 18 people were killed by Israeli tank fire.
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Israel minister in Iran warning

Friday, November 10th 2006, 21:02
related countries: Iran Iran

Israel's deputy defence minister says Israel could attack Iran's nuclear programme as a "last resort".
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Jerusalem holds gay pride rally

Friday, November 10th 2006, 18:46

Israeli gay protesters gather in Jerusalem for a rally despite objections from the city's religious communities.
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Gaza barrage 'technical failure'

Thursday, November 9th 2006, 22:31
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

Israel's PM says the shelling that killed 18 Palestinians in the Gaza Strip was the result of a "technical failure".
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France rebukes Israel over jets

Thursday, November 9th 2006, 18:40
related countries: France France, Lebanon Lebanon

The French foreign ministry summons Israel's ambassador over "menacing" Israeli jet flights over Lebanon.
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Thousands mourn Gaza dead

Thursday, November 9th 2006, 17:52

Thousands of mourners fill the streets of Beit Hanoun to bury 18 Palestinians killed by Israeli tank fire.
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French nearly fired at Israelis

Thursday, November 9th 2006, 9:20
related countries: France France, Lebanon Lebanon

French troops nearly fired on "menacing" Israeli aircraft in Lebanon, the French defence minister says.
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Israeli shelling kills 18 in Gaza

Wednesday, November 8th 2006, 17:56
related countries: West Bank West Bank

Eighteen Palestinians, including women and children, are killed in a barrage of Israeli tank fire in Gaza.
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Israeli city hit by rocket fire

Tuesday, November 7th 2006, 18:21

Rockets are launched into Israel hours after troops end an operation in Beit Hanoun aimed at stopping them.
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Israeli army leaves Beit Hanoun

Tuesday, November 7th 2006, 10:31
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

The Israeli army withdraws after a six-day operation in Beit Hanoun in the northern Gaza Strip.
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Discarded blood protest in Israel

Tuesday, November 7th 2006, 10:15
related countries: Ethiopia Ethiopia

About 200 people protest in Jerusalem against the policy of rejecting blood donated by Ethiopian-Israelis.
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Female bomber strikes Gaza town

Monday, November 6th 2006, 17:37
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

A Palestinian woman blows herself up in a Gaza Strip town at the centre of Israel's six-day military operation.
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Sharon leaves intensive care unit

Monday, November 6th 2006, 10:03

Comatose former Israeli PM Ariel Sharon is moved out of intensive care after receiving treatment for an infection.
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Jerusalem gay march to go ahead

Sunday, November 5th 2006, 21:43

Israel's attorney-general gives the go-ahead for a gay pride parade in Jerusalem despite protests from ultra-Orthodox Jews.
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Deaths mount in Gazan offensive

Sunday, November 5th 2006, 17:25

Three Palestinians are killed in Gaza as Israel vows to pursue its continuing offensive in the territory.
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'Cyprus plan' proposed for Israel

Sunday, November 5th 2006, 16:47
related countries: Cyprus Cyprus

Israeli deputy PM Avigdor Lieberman says Israel should separate Jews and Arabs using the Cypriot model.
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Israel mounts air strikes in Gaza

Saturday, November 4th 2006, 22:47

Israeli troops kill at least seven people including a 12-year-old girl on the fourth day of an offensive in Gaza.
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Israel strikes Gaza after siege

Saturday, November 4th 2006, 2:00

Israeli troops continue strikes on Gaza after shooting at "human shield" women who helped militants to escape.
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Gaza women killed in mosque siege

Friday, November 3rd 2006, 22:15

Two women die as Israeli troops fire on a "human shield" helping besieged militants escape a Gaza mosque.
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Sharon admitted to intensive care

Friday, November 3rd 2006, 16:10

Former Israeli PM Ariel Sharon, in a coma since January, is moved to intensive care with an infection.
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Seven die in Israeli raid on Gaza

Thursday, November 2nd 2006, 23:14

Seven Palestinians are killed on the second day of a major raid into northern Gaza, hospital officials say.
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'Gay attack' on Israel synagogue

Thursday, November 2nd 2006, 16:30
related places: Tel Aviv

A synagogue in Tel Aviv is vandalised by suspected gay rights activists ahead of a controversial march.
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Denmark 'Egypt's foe', says poll

Wednesday, November 1st 2006, 19:39
related countries: Denmark Denmark, Egypt Egypt

Denmark is Egypt's worst enemy after Israel, a poll conducted by an Egyptian government agency indicates.
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Israel launches major Gaza raid

Wednesday, November 1st 2006, 18:22
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

Eight Palestinians and an Israeli soldier are killed as Israel launches a major raid into northern Gaza.
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Hezbollah confirms Israel talks

Wednesday, November 1st 2006, 1:18

Hezbollah leader Sheikh Nasrallah says "serious" talks on a prisoner exchange with Israel are under way.
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Two Palestinians killed in Gaza

Tuesday, October 31st 2006, 11:38
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

Israeli forces kill two Hamas militants and wound three other Palestinians in clashes in the southern Gaza Strip.
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Israeli jets fly low over Beirut

Tuesday, October 31st 2006, 9:51
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon
related places: Beirut

Israeli warplanes staged mock raids on Hezbollah strongholds in Lebanon, Lebanese security forces say.
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Far-right joins Israel coalition

Monday, October 30th 2006, 20:35

The Israeli parliament approves the addition of an ultra-nationalist party to the governing coalition.
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Katsav rejects suspension calls

Sunday, October 29th 2006, 22:08

Israel's President Katsav rejects suspension calls, saying he is innocent of all charges against him.
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No Qatar trip for senior Israeli

Sunday, October 29th 2006, 13:20
related countries: Qatar Qatar

Israel's foreign minister cancels a visit to Qatar as Hamas representatives would be at the same conference.
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Egypt troops on Gaza border

Saturday, October 28th 2006, 22:30
related countries: Egypt Egypt

Egypt deploys at least 3,000 extra troops near the Gaza border after reports of a possible Israel operation.
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Israel denies German ship clash

Friday, October 27th 2006, 12:09
related countries: Germany Germany, Lebanon Lebanon

Israel denies reports that its jets fired shots near a German naval ship contributing to the Lebanon peace force.
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Three killed in West Bank clashes

Friday, October 27th 2006, 9:02
related countries: West Bank West Bank

Israeli troops conducting operations against militants in the West Bank kill three people, reports say.
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Israeli minister to visit Qatar

Friday, October 27th 2006, 9:00
related countries: Qatar Qatar

Israeli Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni accepts an invitation to a conference in the Gulf state of Qatar.
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Two Palestinians killed in Gaza

Thursday, October 26th 2006, 13:30
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

Israeli forces have shot and killed two Palestinians in the Gaza Strip, Palestinian sources say.
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Talks on new Israeli government

Wednesday, October 25th 2006, 15:16

Israeli PM Ehud Olmert meets his main coalition partner to discuss allowing a right-wing party to join the government.
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Olmert faces bribery allegations

Wednesday, October 25th 2006, 9:23

Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert faces accusations of corruption in 2005 when he was acting finance minister.
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Olmert appoints right-wing deputy

Monday, October 23rd 2006, 19:09

Right wing politician Avigdor Lieberman is to join Israel's ruling coalition as a deputy to PM Ehud Olmert.
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Seven dead 'in Israeli Gaza raid'

Monday, October 23rd 2006, 13:56
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

Seven Palestinians die in clashes with Israeli troops in northern Gaza, Palestinian officials say.
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Israel admits phosphorus use

Sunday, October 22nd 2006, 17:09
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

Israel admits for the first time it used controversial phosphorus shells during fighting in Lebanon.
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Israel to keep up Lebanon flights

Sunday, October 22nd 2006, 14:29
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

Israel says it will will continue flights over Lebanon because of a "growing effort to pass weapons into Lebanon".
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Putin's 'rape joke' played down

Friday, October 20th 2006, 18:25
related countries: Russia Russia

Russia's president is overheard joking about the virility of his Israeli counterpart, who is accused of multiple rape.
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Iran warns of revenge over Israel

Friday, October 20th 2006, 12:26

Muslims around the world will take revenge against states that supported Israel, Iran's president says.
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Iran 'blocks Israel soldier deal'

Friday, October 20th 2006, 10:05
related countries: Iran Iran

An Israeli diplomat accuses Iran of blocking a deal to free a soldier captured by Palestinian militants.
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Unifil head hints at use of force

Friday, October 20th 2006, 1:03
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

The head of the UN force in Lebanon moots the use of force to stop Israeli violations of Lebanese airspace.
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Hezbollah denies cluster bombs

Thursday, October 19th 2006, 19:24

Hezbollah denies a human rights group's accusation it used cluster munitions in its conflict with Israel.
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Israeli court urges ban lift

Wednesday, October 18th 2006, 18:27

Israel's High Court urges the army to allow a Palestinian student access to Israel to pursue her university studies.
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Israeli politicians go on trial

Tuesday, October 17th 2006, 13:09

Two Israeli MPs go on trial in separate cases, as reports say an indictment is being drafted against the president.
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Three killed in West Bank clashes

Tuesday, October 17th 2006, 12:49
related countries: West Bank West Bank

Israeli troops kill one Palestinian militant and two stone throwers in clashes in the West Bank.
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Katsav avoids parliament opening

Monday, October 16th 2006, 8:55

President Moshe Katsav opts to miss the opening of Israel's Knesset as police say he should face rape charges.
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Police back Katsav rape charges

Monday, October 16th 2006, 1:52

Israeli police say there is evidence to charge President Katsav with rape, as he prepares to open parliament.
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Israel kills six Hamas militants

Saturday, October 14th 2006, 14:37

Six Palestinian militants from Hamas are killed in clashes overnight during an Israeli incursion into Gaza.
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Four killed in new Gaza strikes

Friday, October 13th 2006, 10:36
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

Four people are killed in fresh Israeli military action in the Gaza Strip, Palestinian witnesses say.
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Hamas leader sticks to hard line

Friday, October 13th 2006, 7:24

Hamas chief Khaled Meshaal again rules out recognising Israel but says a Palestinian unity government is possible.
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Nine die in air strikes on Gaza

Friday, October 13th 2006, 0:42
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

Israeli air strikes on Gaza kill nine people, including four Hamas militants and two children, reports say.
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Bets off at first Israeli horse race

Thursday, October 12th 2006, 10:37

Israel opens its first licensed horse-racing track, but protests disrupt betting at the opening meeting.
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Israel to help India arms probe

Wednesday, October 11th 2006, 16:32
related countries: India India

Israeli firms implicated in India's investigation into a series of arms deals will co-operate in the case, the Israeli Defence Ministry says.
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Syria welcome in Israel - Peres

Tuesday, October 10th 2006, 23:26
related countries: Syria Syria

Israel's Shimon Peres responds warmly to a suggestion by Syria that the two countries could hold peace talks.
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Two Palestinians killed by Israel

Monday, October 9th 2006, 16:23
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

Israeli troops kill two Palestinians in separate incidents in the Gaza Strip and the West Bank.
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Syria: US lacks Mid-East vision

Monday, October 9th 2006, 13:47
related countries: Syria Syria

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad says the US lacks the will or vision to pursue peace in the Middle East.
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