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Militants 'kill' Israeli settler

Thursday, June 29th 2006, 1:39

Palestinian sources say the body of an Israeli settler abducted by militants has been found in Ramallah.
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Israel warns of 'extreme' action

Wednesday, June 28th 2006, 21:13

Israel's PM warns of "extreme action" to free a captured soldier as troops enter Gaza and air strikes are launched.
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Israeli soldiers push into Gaza

Wednesday, June 28th 2006, 10:48

Israeli troops stop near the Gaza town of Rafah after an overnight incursion aimed at freeing a captured soldier.
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Israel army launches Gaza assault

Wednesday, June 28th 2006, 3:50

The Israeli army begins a ground offensive in Gaza following the capture of an Israeli soldier.
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Hamas resists Israel recognition

Tuesday, June 27th 2006, 20:45

Hamas negotiators say that their deal with Palestinian rivals Fatah does not mean recognition of Israel.
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Hamas 'implicitly recognises Israel'

Tuesday, June 27th 2006, 17:24

Palestinian militants Hamas agree to a plan for a two-state solution to the conflict with Israel, officials say.
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US urges calm over soldier

Tuesday, June 27th 2006, 11:37
related countries: United States United States

The US calls on Israel to "give diplomacy a chance" in the standoff over an Israeli soldier held by Palestinian militants.
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Israel rules out prisoner release

Tuesday, June 27th 2006, 4:43

Israeli PM Ehud Olmert says no Palestinian prisoners will be freed to get news of an abducted Israeli soldier.
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Demands set for captured Israeli

Monday, June 26th 2006, 17:43

Palestinian militants tell Israel to free jailed women and children in return for news on an abducted soldier.
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Israeli threat of military action

Monday, June 26th 2006, 12:02

Israel's PM promises extensive military action to free a soldier presumed to be kidnapped in Gaza.
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Israel vows to free Gaza soldier

Monday, June 26th 2006, 7:28

Israel authorises "all necessary measures" to ensure the return of a soldier believed seized in Gaza.
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Israeli soldier 'seized' in raid

Sunday, June 25th 2006, 15:48
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

Palestinian militants kidnap an Israeli soldier during a raid on an army post near the Gaza Strip, the military says.
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Gun battle near Gaza border post

Sunday, June 25th 2006, 12:04
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

At least five people are killed as Palestinian militants attack an Israeli army post near the Gaza Strip.
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Israel captures pair in Gaza raid

Saturday, June 24th 2006, 11:29
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

Israeli soldiers seize two Palestinian men in an overnight incursion into the south of the Gaza Strip.
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Study reveals 'oldest jewellery'

Thursday, June 22nd 2006, 20:24
related countries: Algeria Algeria

The earliest known pieces of jewellery made by modern humans are identified by scientists in Israel and Algeria.
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Olmert and Abbas hold talks

Thursday, June 22nd 2006, 10:06
related countries: Jordan Jordan

Israeli and Palestinian leaders meet for the first time in a year, at an informal meeting in Jordan.
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Red Cross votes to admit Israel

Thursday, June 22nd 2006, 9:46

The Red Cross movement votes overwhelmingly to admit Israel, ending decades of isolation.
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Israel beach probe 'not credible'

Wednesday, June 21st 2006, 20:08

Human rights monitors question an Israeli report exonerating troops of killing civilians on a Gaza beach.
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Israel missile kills two in Gaza

Wednesday, June 21st 2006, 17:29
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

A Palestinian woman and man are killed in the Gaza Strip in a blast witnesses say was an Israeli air strike.
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Palestinian killed in fresh raid

Wednesday, June 21st 2006, 10:58
related countries: West Bank West Bank

Israeli troops shoot dead a Palestinian militant during an overnight raid in the West Bank city of Nablus.
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Gaza air strike 'kills children'

Tuesday, June 20th 2006, 19:02

An Israeli raid on Gaza kills two children and a teenager, injuring 14 other people, Palestinian officials say.
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Israeli town strikes over rockets

Tuesday, June 20th 2006, 13:54

Israelis in the town of Sderot hold a general strike in protest at continued Palestinian rocket fire from Gaza.
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Bowen's Mid-East role 'enhanced'

Monday, June 19th 2006, 17:18

Jeremy Bowen is key to BBC proposals to strengthen its coverage of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
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EU set to release Palestinian aid

Monday, June 19th 2006, 15:21

The EU could release aid payments to Palestinians by the start of July, an envoy has said during a visit to the region.
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Israel to review WB barrier route

Monday, June 19th 2006, 14:03
related countries: West Bank West Bank

Israeli Defence Minister Amir Peretz orders a review of the route of the controversial West Bank barrier.
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Israeli colonel jailed for spying

Monday, June 19th 2006, 2:43

An Israeli Arab colonel is jailed for 15 years for passing sensitive information to militant group Hezbollah.
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Palestinian rivals 'nearing deal'

Sunday, June 18th 2006, 22:17

Rival factions are close to a deal on a plan that would implicitly recognise Israel, Palestinian officials say.
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'One dead' in Gaza missile strike

Friday, June 16th 2006, 20:19

At least one Palestinian is killed and two others hurt in an Israeli air strike in Gaza, Palestinians say.
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Hamas offers to restore ceasefire

Thursday, June 15th 2006, 17:05

The Hamas-led Palestinian government says it will urge a militant truce if Israel halts its own military action.
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Doubts over Gaza deaths inquiry

Wednesday, June 14th 2006, 11:47

Palestinians call for independent probe after Israel denied killing civilians relaxing on a beach in Gaza last week.
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Beach deaths 'not Israel's fault'

Tuesday, June 13th 2006, 23:48

An Israeli inquiry into the deaths of seven Palestinians on a Gaza beach says Israel was not to blame.
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Israelis arrest bus 'lynch mob'

Tuesday, June 13th 2006, 15:24

Israeli police arrest seven Arabs suspected of lynching a Jewish gunman who killed Arabs on a bus last year.
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Nine killed in Israeli air strike

Tuesday, June 13th 2006, 12:36

Nine Palestinians die in an air strike in Gaza that Israel says was targeted at militants carrying rocket launchers.
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Israel puts border plan to Blair

Monday, June 12th 2006, 15:46
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

Israeli PM Ehud Olmert discusses his plan to set Israel's permanent borders in talks with Tony Blair.
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Passenger train derails in Israel

Monday, June 12th 2006, 13:34

A passenger train derails in Israel, killing at least five people and injuring more than 60 others.
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Israeli PM in London for talks

Monday, June 12th 2006, 3:46
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

Israeli PM Ehud Olmert is to seek support for a proposal to draw Israeli borders at a meeting with Tony Blair.
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Israel targets Hamas in air raids

Sunday, June 11th 2006, 16:22
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

Israel launches two air strikes in the Gaza Strip against Hamas militants, killing two in the first attack.
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Hamas breaks truce with rockets

Saturday, June 10th 2006, 11:28

Hamas rockets shatter a truce with Israel after a suspected artillery shell kills people relaxing on a Gaza beach.
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Hamas militants vow to end truce

Saturday, June 10th 2006, 4:31

Palestinian militants of Hamas vow to end their truce, after apparent Israeli shelling kills seven on a Gaza beach.
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Palestinians killed on Gaza beach

Friday, June 9th 2006, 18:28
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

Seven people, including three children, are killed by Israeli shells on a Gaza beach, Palestinian officials say.
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Crowds mourn Gaza militant

Friday, June 9th 2006, 14:34

Thousands attend the funeral of a senior Palestinian militant killed in an Israeli air strike in Gaza on Thursday.
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Wanted militant dies in Gaza raid

Thursday, June 8th 2006, 22:55

Senior Palestinian militant Jamal Abu Samhadana dies with three others in an Israeli air strike on Gaza.
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Israel PM promises peace efforts

Thursday, June 8th 2006, 16:10
related countries: Jordan Jordan

Israeli PM Ehud Olmert pledges to meet to Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas soon, following a summit in Jordan.
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Swiss 'foiled hit on Israeli jet'

Thursday, June 8th 2006, 15:11
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland

Switzerland says its intelligence agents have foiled a plot to attack an Israeli El Al airliner.
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Abbas delays referendum plan

Tuesday, June 6th 2006, 14:47

Palestinian head Mahmoud Abbas gives Hamas three more days to accept his plan for a state alongside Israel.
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Air strike kills Gaza militants

Monday, June 5th 2006, 18:20

Two Palestinian militants die in an Israeli air strike in a refugee camp in northern Gaza, witnesses say.
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Israel's PM seeks Abbas meeting

Sunday, June 4th 2006, 18:56
related countries: Egypt Egypt

Israeli PM Ehud Olmert says he is ready to meet Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas to discuss peace.
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Hamas PM rejects referendum

Sunday, June 4th 2006, 14:18

The Hamas PM rejects a threatened referendum on a two-state solution to the Israel-Palestinian conflict.
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Israeli troops in hospital raid

Friday, June 2nd 2006, 12:23
related countries: West Bank West Bank

Israeli troops raid a hospital in the West Bank city of Nablus and arrest an injured Palestinian militant.
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Rocket rattles Israeli minister

Wednesday, May 31st 2006, 10:34

A rocket fired by Palestinian militants lands near the home of Israeli Defence Minister Amir Peretz.
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Israel expels British aid worker

Tuesday, May 30th 2006, 15:39
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Birmingham

An aid worker from the Birmingham-based aid agency Islamic Relief is deported from Israel.
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Israel expels British aid worker

Tuesday, May 30th 2006, 15:14
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Birmingham

An aid worker from the Birmingham-based aid agency Islamic Relief is deported from Israel.
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Militants die in Mid-East clashes

Tuesday, May 30th 2006, 6:39
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

Seven Palestinians are killed in overnight clashes with Israeli forces in the West Bank and Gaza Strip.
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Hamas minister rejects vote

Monday, May 29th 2006, 12:46

A Hamas minister dismisses a threatened referendum on a two-state solution to the Israel-Palestinian conflict.
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Israel in Lebanon border 'truce'

Sunday, May 28th 2006, 21:45
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

A ceasefire is agreed after clashes break out across the Israel-Lebanon border, UN peacekeepers say.
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Sharon moved for long-term care

Sunday, May 28th 2006, 15:08
related places: Tel Aviv

Israel's former prime minister, Ariel Sharon, is moved to Tel Aviv for long-term medical care, after months in a coma.
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Gazans killed dismantling shells

Friday, May 26th 2006, 18:18

Three Palestinians die in Gaza after attempting to dismantle unexploded Israeli shells, relatives say.
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Olmert urges Palestinian action

Wednesday, May 24th 2006, 18:35
related countries: United States United States

Israel's prime minister uses a speech to the US Congress to urge the Palestinians to be a willing peace partner.
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Four die in Israeli W Bank raid

Wednesday, May 24th 2006, 15:29

Four Palestinians are killed in Ramallah by Israeli troops during an incursion to arrest Palestinian militants.
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Hamas anger at Bush views

Wednesday, May 24th 2006, 11:31

Palestinian group Hamas is angered by President Bush's support for Israeli plans to redraw its borders if talks fail.
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Israel gets cautious US backing

Wednesday, May 24th 2006, 8:36
related countries: United States United States
related places: Washington

The US president gives qualified support to Israel's plan to redraw its boundaries on occupied territory.
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Hamas commander captured

Tuesday, May 23rd 2006, 10:35

Israeli forces arrest the leader of Islamic group Hamas' military wing in the West Bank in a raid in Ramallah.
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Israelis aim to sue Ahmadinejad

Monday, May 22nd 2006, 18:17
related countries: Iran Iran

Israeli diplomats are preparing to sue Iran's president at the International Court of Justice for incitement to genocide.
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Inquiry into Gaza family killing

Monday, May 22nd 2006, 7:11

Israel's defence ministry orders an inquiry into the killing of three generations of a Palestinian family in Gaza.
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UK official to probe Gaza deaths

Sunday, May 21st 2006, 23:28
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The UK attorney general is considering bringing charges against two Israeli soldiers who killed two Britons.
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Israel frees Palestinian funds

Sunday, May 21st 2006, 11:40
related countries: Egypt Egypt

Israel is to free funds for Palestinian medical services - not the Hamas government - as the two hold talks.
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Gunfire kills West Bank woman

Sunday, May 21st 2006, 6:15
related countries: West Bank West Bank

A Palestinian woman is killed during an Israeli army incursion at the Balata camp in the West Bank.
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Israeli strike kills Palestinians

Saturday, May 20th 2006, 20:31

An Israeli airstrike in Gaza kills a top Islamic Jihad militant and three members of a Palestinian family.
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Israel opens Gaza cargo crossing

Wednesday, May 17th 2006, 11:02
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

Israel orders the main cargo crossing with the Gaza Strip to be re-opened, easing restrictions on Palestinians.
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