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Four dead in Israeli raid in Gaza

Monday, August 28th 2006, 9:35

The Israeli military kills four men from a security force of the governing Palestinian movement Hamas in Gaza.
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Nasrallah sorry for scale of war

Sunday, August 27th 2006, 18:28

Hezbollah's leader says he would not have captured two Israeli soldiers if he could have foreseen the result.
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Israeli rocket hits Reuters car

Sunday, August 27th 2006, 2:24

Israel expresses regret after a strike on a car in Gaza injures a Reuters cameraman and another reporter.
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Israel cluster bomb use probed

Friday, August 25th 2006, 17:42
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon, United States United States

The US State Department launches an inquiry into whether Israel misused US-made cluster bombs in Lebanon.
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Friday, August 25th 2006, 13:32
related countries: Russia Russia

The Russian Defence Minister, Sergei Ivanov, denies Israeli claims that Hezbollah has modern Russian weapons.
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Gaza hit by Israeli air strikes

Friday, August 25th 2006, 0:20

At least three people are hurt when Israeli planes bomb houses in a Gaza refugee camp and Gaza City itself.
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Israel army chief admits failures

Thursday, August 24th 2006, 16:24

Israel's military chief of staff admits publicly to failings during the conflict with Hezbollah in Lebanon.
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Man dies in Israeli raid in Gaza

Thursday, August 24th 2006, 4:28

One man dies and his brother, a local Hamas leader, is captured in an Israeli raid in southern Gaza.
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Israel urges rapid Lebanon force

Wednesday, August 23rd 2006, 22:18
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

The UN must build its Lebanon peace force quickly as the situation is "explosive", Israel's foreign minister says.
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Police question Israeli president

Wednesday, August 23rd 2006, 17:41

Israeli police question President Katsav over allegations of sexual harassment and corruption.
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Lebanon oil slick 'hits seabed'

Wednesday, August 23rd 2006, 9:49

Greenpeace says large amounts of oil have sunk to the seabed off the coast after Israel bombed a power plant in July.
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Lebanon truce 'fragile', warns UN

Wednesday, August 23rd 2006, 4:57
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

A UN envoy warns peace in Lebanon will remain tenuous for weeks, as the EU seeks more troops for the UN force.
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Israel accused over 'war crimes'

Wednesday, August 23rd 2006, 0:52
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

Amnesty accuses Israel of committing war crimes by targeting Lebanon's civilian infrastructure.
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Hamas speaker charged in Israel

Tuesday, August 22nd 2006, 16:03

An Israeli court charges the speaker of the Palestinian parliament with being a member of Hamas.
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Israel president's home searched

Tuesday, August 22nd 2006, 13:14

Police raid the Israeli president's home in connection with a probe into sexual harassment allegations.
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Israel launches Gaza incursions

Tuesday, August 22nd 2006, 9:46
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

Three militants are killed in the Gaza Strip as Israel launches several incursions into the territory.
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Israeli strike on Gaza militant

Monday, August 21st 2006, 23:19

Israeli planes destroy a house belonging to an Islamic Jihad militant, saying it was a weapons store.
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Lebanon ceasefire warning

Sunday, August 20th 2006, 21:09
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

Any group breaking the ceasefire with Israel will face decisive action, Lebanon's defence minister warns.
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Israel detains another Hamas MP

Sunday, August 20th 2006, 17:27

Israeli troops detain another senior figure in the Palestinian parliament, a day after the deputy prime minister was seized.
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Israeli commando raid alarms UN

Sunday, August 20th 2006, 10:25
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

Kofi Annan calls Israel's commando raid on Lebanon a truce violation and expresses deep concern.
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Hamas plea over seized deputy PM

Sunday, August 20th 2006, 5:18

The Palestinians' Hamas PM urges the world to help secure the release of his deputy seized by Israeli troops.
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Beirut fury at 'ceasefire breach'

Saturday, August 19th 2006, 17:10
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

Lebanon condemns an Israeli commando raid and warns that it may halt the Lebanese army deployment in the south.
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Israelis detain Hamas deputy PM

Saturday, August 19th 2006, 13:52

Israeli forces detain Palestinian Deputy PM Nasser al-Shaer in a raid on his home in the West Bank.
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Israel mounts fresh Lebanon raid

Saturday, August 19th 2006, 11:13
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

Israeli forces clash with Hezbollah deep inside Lebanon, hours after the UN warns of a "fragile" ceasefire.
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Lebanese bury Qana victims

Friday, August 18th 2006, 16:26
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon
related places: Qana

Relatives take part in a funeral in the south Lebanese town of Qana for 28 people killed in an Israeli air strike.
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Israel alarm at UN force members

Friday, August 18th 2006, 11:35
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

Israel voices concern that some nations offering to join the UN's Lebanon force do not recognise Israel's existence.
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Accused Israeli minister to quit

Friday, August 18th 2006, 11:18

Israel's justice minister says he is to resign, clearing the way for a trial on charges of sexual misconduct.
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Olmert 'suspends' withdrawal plan

Friday, August 18th 2006, 10:01
related countries: West Bank West Bank

The Israeli PM is suspending plans for a unilateral West Bank withdrawal, according to a minister.
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Militants killed in W Bank raid

Friday, August 18th 2006, 8:48
related countries: West Bank West Bank

Israeli soldiers kill two Palestinian militants during a West Bank raid, as Hamas members die in an explosion.
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Lebanese army crosses key river

Thursday, August 17th 2006, 17:05
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

Lebanese soldiers move into parts of southern Lebanon for the first time in decades, as Israel pulls more troops back.
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Germans argue over Lebanon role

Thursday, August 17th 2006, 12:17
related countries: Germany Germany, Lebanon Lebanon

Germany plans to help an expanded UN force in Lebanon, but wants to avoid confronting Israeli troops.
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Israel launches Lebanon inquiry

Thursday, August 17th 2006, 10:57
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

Israel sets up a commission to investigate how the military campaign in Lebanon was conducted.
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Lebanon army starts to move south

Thursday, August 17th 2006, 4:48
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

The Lebanese army begins deploying in the south as Israeli forces start to pull back after a month of war.
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Lebanon army starts to move south

Thursday, August 17th 2006, 2:37
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

The Lebanese army begins deploying in the south as Israeli forces start to pull back after a month of war.
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Israeli army chief in shares row

Wednesday, August 16th 2006, 10:22

Israel's army chief denies wrongdoing in selling shares hours after Hezbollah captured two Israeli troops.
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Israeli strike on Gaza kills two

Wednesday, August 16th 2006, 2:57

An Israeli air strike kills a Palestinian militant and another man in a house in the Gaza town of Khan Younis.
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Iran and Syria applaud 'victory'

Tuesday, August 15th 2006, 16:57
related countries: United States United States

Syria and Iran praise Hezbollah for what both countries say is the group's defeat of Israel in Lebanon.
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Sharon suffering from pneumonia

Tuesday, August 15th 2006, 13:04

Former Israeli PM Ariel Sharon, in a coma since January, is now suffering from pneumonia, hospital officials say.
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US 'knew of Israel bombing plan'

Monday, August 14th 2006, 23:17
related countries: United States United States

The US knew of Israel's plans to attack Hezbollah well before the bombing campaign began, a US journalist claims.
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Red Cross Lebanon warning

Monday, August 14th 2006, 22:23
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

The Red Cross warns both Israel and Hezbollah of their humanitarian duties as Lebanese refugees surge home.
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Ariel Sharon's condition worsens

Monday, August 14th 2006, 16:30

The condition of former Israeli PM Ariel Sharon, in a coma since January, has worsened, the hospital treating him says.
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War claims Israeli author's son

Monday, August 14th 2006, 15:12
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

The son of one of Israel's leading authors and peace activists, David Grossman, is killed fighting in Lebanon.
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Palestinians killed in Gaza Strip

Monday, August 14th 2006, 9:52
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

Three Palestinians are killed in Gaza as Israeli forces respond to rocket fire on the city of Ashkelon.
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Lebanon falters over truce detail

Monday, August 14th 2006, 2:22
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

Lebanese talks on disarming Hezbollah are put off as fighting goes on just hours before a ceasefire deadline.
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Israeli cabinet backs truce deal

Sunday, August 13th 2006, 15:58
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

Israeli ministers endorse the UN Security Council resolution calling for an end to fighting in southern Lebanon.
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Leaders agree to UN truce timing

Sunday, August 13th 2006, 11:54

A ceasefire between Israel and Hezbollah will begin early on Monday, the UN Secretary General announces.
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Hezbollah 'will observe UN truce'

Saturday, August 12th 2006, 23:34

Hezbollah's leader says his group will abide by the UN ceasefire, as Kofi Annan says hostilities will stop on Monday.
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Israelis 'triple Lebanon force'

Saturday, August 12th 2006, 15:12
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

Israel says it has tripled the number of its troops in south Lebanon, despite a UN vote backing a ceasefire plan.
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Fresh Israel raids after UN vote

Saturday, August 12th 2006, 12:39
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

Israel presses on with a wider military offensive in Lebanon, despite a UN vote backing a ceasefire plan.
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UN vote backs Lebanon ceasefire

Saturday, August 12th 2006, 4:44
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

The UN Security Council unanimously backs a resolution calling for a truce in Lebanon and Israel.
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UN rights body backs Israel probe

Friday, August 11th 2006, 19:42

The UN Human Rights Council votes for an inquiry into Israeli actions in Lebanon but omits mention of Hezbollah.
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UN steps up push for Lebanon deal

Friday, August 11th 2006, 16:05
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

Efforts intensify at the UN to try to end the Lebanon conflict, as violence between Israel and Hezbollah goes on.
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UN attacks Lebanon aid 'disgrace'

Thursday, August 10th 2006, 18:51
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon
related places: Marjayoun

The UN's top humanitarian official criticises Israel and Hezbollah for hindering access to south Lebanon.
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Israeli tanks push into Lebanon

Thursday, August 10th 2006, 4:16
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

Israeli troops advance on a town in south Lebanon, after the government decides to extend ground operations.
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Annan warning over Gaza situation

Thursday, August 10th 2006, 0:15

Kofi Annan warns the world not to forget the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, as Israeli missiles kill three in Gaza.
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Israel approves deeper offensive

Wednesday, August 9th 2006, 19:54
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

Israeli ministers approve a plan to push deeper into Lebanon to try to remove the threat from Hezbollah rockets.
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UN powers rethink Lebanon draft

Wednesday, August 9th 2006, 10:40

The US and France start revising a draft Lebanon ceasefire resolution, after Arab states appeal to the UN.
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Venezuela 'to sever Israel ties'

Wednesday, August 9th 2006, 6:21
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon, Venezuela Venezuela

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez says he is likely to sever relations with Israel over its action in Lebanon.
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UN halts convoy to south Lebanon

Tuesday, August 8th 2006, 18:12
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

The UN calls off the day's attempt to get aid to south Lebanon, as Israel imposes a curfew on southern residents.
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Seized speaker in Israel hospital

Tuesday, August 8th 2006, 13:45

The Palestinian parliamentary speaker detained by Israel is taken to hospital with chest pains and dizziness.
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Israel withdraws Venezuela envoy

Tuesday, August 8th 2006, 1:22
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon, Venezuela Venezuela

Israel is to withdraw its ambassador to Venezuela as a row over the war in Lebanon escalates.
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Tape shows Hezbollah 'confession'

Monday, August 7th 2006, 23:35

An Israeli army video apparently shows a Hezbollah fighter admitting his role in the 12 July raid on Israel.
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Lebanon PM revises air raid toll

Monday, August 7th 2006, 18:12
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

Lebanon's PM says only one person was killed in an Israeli air strike that earlier he said had killed more than 40.
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Another Hamas politician seized

Monday, August 7th 2006, 11:31
related countries: West Bank West Bank

Israeli troops detain another Hamas MP in the West Bank and kill a militant in a separate arrest operation.
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Israel holds Palestinian Speaker

Sunday, August 6th 2006, 0:12

Israeli forces detain Palestinian parliamentary Speaker Aziz Dweik during a raid in the West Bank.
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Israeli commandos stage Tyre raid

Saturday, August 5th 2006, 15:06
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon
related places: Beirut

Israeli commandos clash with Hezbollah fighters in the Lebanese city of Tyre, as violence continues.
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'Life on hold' in Lebanon

Saturday, August 5th 2006, 13:49
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

The whole of Lebanon feels engulfed in the war between Israel and Hezbollah, says Kim Ghattas.
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Gaza strikes 'kill Palestinians'

Saturday, August 5th 2006, 13:02
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

At least four Palestinians are killed in Israeli missile strikes in the Gaza Strip, Palestinian officials say.
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Israeli border strike 'kills 26'

Friday, August 4th 2006, 22:56
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon, Syria Syria

An Israeli air raid near the Lebanon-Syria border kills at least 26, as Hezbollah rockets reach far into Israel.
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