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Israeli army set for Lebanon push

Friday, August 4th 2006, 11:24
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon
related places: Beirut

The Israeli army is ordered to prepare for a possible advance deeper into Lebanon, as jets renew Beirut strikes.
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Three Palestinians killed in Gaza

Friday, August 4th 2006, 10:40

Three Palestinians are killed during Israeli army operations in the south of Gaza, hospital officials say.
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Israel resumes Beirut air strikes

Thursday, August 3rd 2006, 13:59
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon
related places: Beirut

Israeli planes target Beirut's southern suburbs while Hezbollah attacks claim seven more Israeli lives.
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Israeli regret over Qana bombing

Thursday, August 3rd 2006, 11:43
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon
related places: Qana

Israel says it would not have struck a building in the Lebanese village of Qana had it known civilians were inside.
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Seven killed in Gaza air strikes

Thursday, August 3rd 2006, 9:41

Seven people including a child are killed in Israeli air and artillery strikes in the south of the Gaza Strip.
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Israel hit by Hezbollah barrage

Thursday, August 3rd 2006, 2:48
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

Hezbollah launches its biggest number of rockets yet, Israeli officials say, as the offensive in Lebanon continues.
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Detainees accuse Israel of abuses

Wednesday, August 2nd 2006, 16:42
related countries: West Bank West Bank

Palestinian officials seized in the West Bank in June accuse the Israelis of maltreating them while in custody.
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Reflections from the Middle East

Wednesday, August 2nd 2006, 14:47
related countries: Egypt Egypt, Lebanon Lebanon

A special insight into the Middle East from a team of journalists in Lebanon, Israel, Iran and Egypt.
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Olmert says fighting will go on

Wednesday, August 2nd 2006, 14:36
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

Israel's Prime Minister Ehud Olmert says there will be no halt in its Lebanon attack until peacekeepers are deployed.
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Israel takes 'Hezbollah fighters'

Wednesday, August 2nd 2006, 6:54
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

Troops mount an airborne raid deep inside Lebanon, seizing at least three Hezbollah fighters, Israel's military says.
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Israel targets Hezbollah bastion

Wednesday, August 2nd 2006, 0:32
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

Israel mounts a ground and air operation in the Bekaa valley, a Hezbollah stronghold in eastern Lebanon.
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Israel steps up ground offensive

Tuesday, August 1st 2006, 19:19
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

Israeli forces push deeper into southern Lebanon after the cabinet agrees to widen its ground offensive.
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UK to curb US 'bomb flights'

Tuesday, August 1st 2006, 13:27
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

US military flights carrying bombs to Israel will no longer use any civilian airports in the UK, the BBC learns.
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Israel to widen ground offensive

Tuesday, August 1st 2006, 3:01
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

Israel decides to widen land operations in Lebanon, hours after PM Ehud Olmert rules out an immediate ceasefire.
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Israel to widen ground offensive

Tuesday, August 1st 2006, 1:05
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

Israel decides to widen land operations in Lebanon, hours after PM Ehud Olmert rules out an immediate ceasefire.
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Israel's PM rules out ceasefire

Monday, July 31st 2006, 22:57

Israeli PM Ehud Olmert says there will be no ceasefire with Hezbollah in the coming days, as fighting continues.
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Environmental 'crisis' in Lebanon

Monday, July 31st 2006, 22:41
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

The UN expresses concern over Lebanon's environment after Israeli bombs cause major oil spill.
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Football: Reds set for Israel ruling

Monday, July 31st 2006, 20:51

Uefa will announce on 7 August whether Liverpool have to travel to Israel for their Champions League tie with Maccabi Haifa.
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Israel 'not yet ready for truce'

Monday, July 31st 2006, 16:12
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon, United States United States

Israel rejects a ceasefire in Lebanon, saying this would allow the threat posed by militants to return.
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Israel halts fire for Qana probe

Monday, July 31st 2006, 5:43
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon, United States United States
related places: Qana

Israel agrees to stop south Lebanon air strikes for 48 hours to investigate more than 50 deaths in Qana.
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Annan urges Lebanon action 'now'

Sunday, July 30th 2006, 21:14
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

The UN secretary general renews calls for an urgent truce after Israel kills 54 Lebanese civilians.
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Dozens killed in Lebanon air raid

Sunday, July 30th 2006, 17:15
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

More than 54 civilians, at least 34 of them children, die in Lebanon in Israel's deadliest strike of the conflict.
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Several hurt in Gaza air strikes

Sunday, July 30th 2006, 12:07
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

Several people are wounded in fresh Israeli air strikes in Gaza as Lebanon offensive continues.
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US envoy foresees 'hard decision'

Sunday, July 30th 2006, 4:19
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon, Syria Syria

The US secretary of state will meet leaders in Israel and Lebanon, and warns of the need for "give and take".
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Israel rejects UN aid truce call

Saturday, July 29th 2006, 18:36
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon, United States United States

Israel refuses a UN plea for a three-day truce in Lebanon, as the US secretary of state returns to the region.
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Israel strikes on Gaza continue

Saturday, July 29th 2006, 14:33
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

Israel is keeping up its offensive on the Gaza Strip, with air strikes on a suspected arms factory.
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US 'outrage' over Israeli claims

Friday, July 28th 2006, 16:20
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon, United States United States

The US rejects Israel's claim it has approval to carry on bombing Lebanon, as UK and US leaders prepare for talks.
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Israel ends Gaza operation

Friday, July 28th 2006, 12:17
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

Israeli troops have withdrawn from the Gaza Strip after a two-day offensive in which 29 Palestinians were killed.
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Israel hits more Lebanon targets

Friday, July 28th 2006, 10:50
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Washington

Israel carries out dozens of air strikes on Lebanon, as UK Prime Minister Tony Blair flies to Washington for talks.
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UN 'shock' at Lebanon bomb deaths

Friday, July 28th 2006, 6:34
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

The UN Security Council voices "shock and distress" at the deaths of UN troops in an Israeli raid on Lebanon.
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'Five killed' in Gaza violence

Friday, July 28th 2006, 1:19

Israeli troops kill five Palestinians, including a 75-year-old woman and a boy, in Gaza, officials say.
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Israel to bolster troop numbers

Thursday, July 27th 2006, 21:00
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

Israel approves a new call-up of reservists but will not expand ground operations in Lebanon, the cabinet says.
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Abbas hints at Gaza captive deal

Thursday, July 27th 2006, 17:14

An Israeli soldier held by Palestinian militants is on the verge of being freed, the Palestinian leader says.
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UK protest at weapons flight

Thursday, July 27th 2006, 14:34
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

The UK foreign secretary protests to the United States about it using a British airport to transport bombs to Israel.
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Israel says world backs offensive

Thursday, July 27th 2006, 14:11
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

Israel says key world powers gave the green light to its Lebanon campaign by not urging an immediate truce.
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Nine Israelis killed in Lebanon

Thursday, July 27th 2006, 5:27
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

Nine Israeli soldiers die in clashes - the country's biggest loss of life in one day of its campaign in Lebanon.
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Israel troops 'ignored' UN plea

Wednesday, July 26th 2006, 21:34
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

UN observers in Lebanon urged Israeli troops 10 times to stop shelling before four were killed, a UN report says.
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High death toll in Gaza clashes

Wednesday, July 26th 2006, 20:36

Israeli operations around Gaza City kill 23 people, including militants, children and civilians, Palestinians say.
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Norway 'Nazi cartoon' irks Israel

Wednesday, July 26th 2006, 17:21
related countries: Norway Norway

Israel's envoy complains to Norway over a cartoon showing Israeli PM Ehud Olmert as a Nazi camp commander.
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Ariel Sharon in health emergency

Wednesday, July 26th 2006, 11:32

Former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon is taken to intensive care after his condition worsens.
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China slams Israel over UN deaths

Wednesday, July 26th 2006, 8:24
related countries: China China, Lebanon Lebanon

China condemns an Israeli attack in Lebanon which killed four UN observers, including a Chinese national.
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Israeli bomb kills UN observers

Wednesday, July 26th 2006, 5:10
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

Four UN observers are killed in an Israeli air strike in southern Lebanon, as world powers prepare for talks on the crisis.
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Israel 'to control Lebanon strip'

Tuesday, July 25th 2006, 20:55
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

Israel says it will keep control over an area in southern Lebanon until an international force can be deployed.
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Saudi king offers Lebanon $1.5bn

Tuesday, July 25th 2006, 16:49
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon, Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

The Saudi king pledges $1.5bn financial support to Lebanon and warns Israel's attacks could trigger a regional war.
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Israel urged to shun cluster bomb

Tuesday, July 25th 2006, 14:59
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon, United States United States

A US human rights group accuses Israel of using cluster bombs in civilian areas during its assault on Lebanon.
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Rice regrets Mid-East 'suffering'

Tuesday, July 25th 2006, 14:03
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon, United States United States

US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice expresses concern for "innocent people" suffering in the Mid-East.
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Asean concerned at N Korea test

Tuesday, July 25th 2006, 12:54
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon, Malaysia Malaysia

South East Asian nations voice concern over North Korea's missile tests at a regional security meeting.
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Rice holds key talks in Lebanon

Monday, July 24th 2006, 17:26
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon, United States United States
related places: Beirut

US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice holds crisis talks with Lebanon's PM on an unannounced Beirut trip.
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Five 'killed' in Gaza shelling

Monday, July 24th 2006, 15:22

Five Palestinians are killed by Israeli artillery fire on two buildings in northern Gaza, Palestinian medics say.
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US calls for 'sustainable' truce

Monday, July 24th 2006, 7:34
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

Condoleezza Rice, on her way to Israel, says a truce is urgently needed in Lebanon, but conditions must be right.
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UN appalled by Beirut devastation

Sunday, July 23rd 2006, 21:06
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon
related places: Beirut

The levelling of parts of Beirut by Israeli forces violates humanitarian law, says the UN's emergency relief chief.
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Ariel Sharon's condition worsens

Sunday, July 23rd 2006, 17:48

The condition of former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon worsens, say doctors treating him.
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Israeli jets bomb Lebanese cities

Sunday, July 23rd 2006, 9:48
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon
related places: Beirut, Sidon

Israeli planes bomb targets in Beirut and Sidon, while a volley of Hezbollah rockets strikes Haifa, killing two.
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Israel 'presses US on bomb sale'

Sunday, July 23rd 2006, 1:34
related countries: United States United States
related places: Washington

A US paper reports Israel has asked Washington to hasten delivery of precision bombs it bought last year.
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Israel 'seizes' Hezbollah village

Sunday, July 23rd 2006, 0:24
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

Israeli forces say they have taken a Hezbollah stronghold as new air strikes are reported on Lebanese cities.
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Thousands flee southern Lebanon

Saturday, July 22nd 2006, 20:55
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

Thousands of civilians flee southern Lebanon amid fresh Israeli warnings and continued air and ground raids.
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Fresh Israeli raids into Lebanon

Saturday, July 22nd 2006, 15:36
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

Israel continues air strikes and small-scale incursions into Lebanon, as troops and tanks gather on the border.
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Israelis mass on Lebanese border

Saturday, July 22nd 2006, 12:31
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

Israel lines up troops and tanks on the border with Lebanon but says any ground action will be limited in scope.
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Lebanon Indians arrive home

Saturday, July 22nd 2006, 9:17
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

Indians escaping an Israeli military offensive in Lebanon return home after being evacuated.
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Israel calls up army reservists

Friday, July 21st 2006, 18:31
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon
related places: Beirut

Israel calls up reserve soldiers and urges people to quit southern Lebanon, a possible prelude to a ground offensive.
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'Israeli fire' kills four in Gaza

Friday, July 21st 2006, 10:03

Four Palestinians are killed in a blast in Gaza City that witnesses say was caused by an Israeli tank shell.
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Hezbollah defies Israeli pressure

Friday, July 21st 2006, 3:45

Hezbollah's leader says Israeli attacks have not dented his group and resists calls to give up captured soldiers.
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Annan demands Lebanon ceasefire

Thursday, July 20th 2006, 21:10
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

The UN chief urges a ceasefire between Israel and Hezbollah, amid fears of a humanitarian catastrophe.
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Palestinians die in Israeli raids

Thursday, July 20th 2006, 11:59

Two Palestinians in Gaza are killed in raids, as Israeli forces drop leaflets warning of a new hunt for weapons.
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Fighting inside Lebanese border

Thursday, July 20th 2006, 11:16
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

Israeli soldiers and Hezbollah militants clash inside Lebanon as aid agencies warn of an impending catastrophe.
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Israel bombs three Gaza tunnels

Thursday, July 20th 2006, 5:31

Israeli jets bomb three tunnels it says were used to smuggle weapons as it continues its Gaza offensive.
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Lebanon 'has been torn to shreds'

Thursday, July 20th 2006, 4:54
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

Lebanon's prime minister calls for a ceasefire as Israeli air strikes continue, saying his country is being destroyed.
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Israeli army clash with Hezbollah

Wednesday, July 19th 2006, 18:16
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

Two Israeli troops and a Hezbollah militant die in clashes as 55 civilians die in Israeli air raids in Lebanon.
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Egypt protest signals Arab mood

Wednesday, July 19th 2006, 16:48
related countries: Egypt Egypt

Egyptian protesters rally against Israel, with images of both the Hezbollah leader and the former Egyptian ruler Gamal Abdel Nasser.
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