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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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Palestinians die in Nablus clash

Wednesday, May 17th 2006, 5:05
related countries: West Bank West Bank

Two Palestinians are killed and another wounded in a clash with Israeli troops in the West Bank city of Nablus.
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Palestinians die in Nablus clash

Wednesday, May 17th 2006, 4:44
related countries: West Bank West Bank

Two Palestinians are killed and another wounded in a clash with Israeli troops in the West Bank city of Nablus.
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PLO back in Beirut after 24 years

Tuesday, May 16th 2006, 9:38
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon
related places: Beirut

The PLO opens an office in Lebanon for the first time since the Israeli invasion in 1982 led to its expulsion.
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Israel targets car in Gaza Strip

Monday, May 15th 2006, 17:51
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

The Israeli air force says it has attacked a car carrying a group of Palestinian militants in southern Gaza.
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Peretz praises W Bank operation

Monday, May 15th 2006, 12:05
related countries: West Bank West Bank

Defence Minister Amir Peretz lauds an Israeli raid that sparked the worst violence in the West Bank in weeks.
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'Six dead' in West Bank clashes

Sunday, May 14th 2006, 18:12
related countries: West Bank West Bank

At least six Palestinians die in two separate clashes with Israeli troops in the West Bank.
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Court upholds Israeli spouse ban

Sunday, May 14th 2006, 10:02
related countries: West Bank West Bank

Judges uphold a law barring Arab Israelis from living with West Bank spouses and children in Israel itself.
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Charges over Israel assassination

Friday, May 12th 2006, 10:16

An Israeli court charges four Palestinians militants with the killing of an Israeli minister five years ago.
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Militant killed in Israeli raid

Friday, May 12th 2006, 9:42
related countries: West Bank West Bank

A Palestinian militant is shot dead by Israeli troops during a raid in the West Bank city of Nablus.
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Palestinian prisoners urge unity

Thursday, May 11th 2006, 16:33

Palestinian faction leaders jailed in Israel propose a series of measure aimed at ending factional fighting.
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Israel warns Hamas on borders

Wednesday, May 10th 2006, 11:10

Israeli leaders step up the pressure on Hamas to talk peace or warn they will press on with fixing Israel's borders.
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Israel 'seizes explosives haul'

Tuesday, May 9th 2006, 17:28
related countries: Egypt Egypt, Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

The Israeli military says it has seized a shipment of 550kg of explosives bound for the Gaza Strip from Egypt.
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Siniora wants pressure on Israel

Monday, May 8th 2006, 11:27
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

Lebanon's PM Fouad Siniora, is in London for a two-day visit during which he will meet the UK's Tony Blair.
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Hebron settler families evicted

Sunday, May 7th 2006, 7:54

Israeli police evict dozens of Jewish settlers from a Palestinian home in Hebron, after overnight clashes.
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Five dead as Israelis strike Gaza

Friday, May 5th 2006, 18:27
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

Five Palestinians are killed in an Israeli strike against militants in the Gaza Strip, Palestinian officials say.
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Hebron settler eviction delayed

Friday, May 5th 2006, 17:24
related countries: West Bank West Bank
related places: Hebron

Israel's high court postpones the eviction of a group Jewish settlers from a building in Hebron in the West Bank.
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Mobile masts signal rain showers

Friday, May 5th 2006, 12:04

Scientists in Israel devise a method to measure rainfall patterns using the signals from mobile phone masts.
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Israel MPs approve Olmert cabinet

Thursday, May 4th 2006, 19:14

Israel's new government takes office after parliament approves a cabinet proposed by incoming PM Ehud Olmert.
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Israel vows 'swift' border work

Friday, April 28th 2006, 15:36

The incoming Israeli cabinet will meet swiftly to draw Israel's final borders, under a new coalition accord.
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Kadima signs Israel cabinet deal

Thursday, April 27th 2006, 21:08

Israel's Kadima party signs an agreement with the centre-left Labour party to form a coalition government.
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Israeli attack on Gaza kills one

Thursday, April 27th 2006, 9:40
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

Israel launches an air strike in the Gaza Strip, killing one Palestinian and wounding two others, medics say.
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Abbas urges immediate talks

Wednesday, April 26th 2006, 19:03

Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas calls for peace talks with Israel under the auspices of an international conference.
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Israel drops militant trial plan

Wednesday, April 26th 2006, 18:08

Israel will not try Palestinian militant Ahmed Saadat over the 2001 assassination of an Israeli minister.
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Israel condemns burning of flag

Wednesday, April 26th 2006, 16:40
related countries: Italy Italy
related places: Milan

Israel condemns the burning of Israeli flags during a march in Milan to mark Italy's liberation from fascism.
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Israelis shoot dead Gaza militant

Monday, April 24th 2006, 8:24

Israeli troops and tanks open fire to kill an armed Palestinian militant near the border with Gaza.
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Abbas blocks Hamas force

Friday, April 21st 2006, 15:50

Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas blocks a decision by Hamas to form a new security force.
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Egypt invites Israeli PM to visit

Friday, April 21st 2006, 14:25
related countries: Egypt Egypt
related places: Cairo

Egypt's President Mubarak invites interim Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert to visit Cairo, Israeli officials say.
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Israel 'could occupy Gaza again'

Friday, April 21st 2006, 11:52

An Israeli general says Israel will consider re-occupying Gaza, if Palestinian militants continue firing rockets.
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Israel blames Hamas for bombing

Wednesday, April 19th 2006, 7:00
related countries: Japan Japan

Israel says it holds Hamas responsible for Monday's lethal suicide bombing, but will not take military action.
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US warns Hamas over Israel blast

Tuesday, April 18th 2006, 1:49
related countries: United States United States
related places: Tel Aviv

The US warns the Hamas-led Palestinian government not to defend "terrorist acts" after nine are killed in Tel Aviv.
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Tel Aviv suicide bomb kills nine

Monday, April 17th 2006, 18:21
related places: Tel Aviv

A Palestinian suicide bomber kills nine people at a Tel Aviv restaurant in an act of "self-defence", says Hamas.
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Israel's parliament is sworn in

Monday, April 17th 2006, 13:50

Israel's parliament is sworn in following last month's general elections.
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Israelis detain top Hamas deputy

Sunday, April 16th 2006, 18:21

Israeli police briefly arrest senior MP Mohammed Abu Teir and several other Hamas members in East Jerusalem.
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Israel condemns Iranian threats

Saturday, April 15th 2006, 14:46
related countries: Iran Iran

Veteran Israeli politician Shimon Peres urges the UN to take action against Iran after threats made by its president.
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Israelis kill two gunmen in Gaza

Wednesday, April 12th 2006, 16:57
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

An Israeli air strike kills two Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip close to the border fence with Israel.
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Israel 'to step up Gaza shelling'

Tuesday, April 11th 2006, 19:57
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

Israel says it will step up its bombardment of the Gaza Strip to deter rocket attacks, as a Palestinian child victim is buried.
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Israeli cabinet ends Sharon rule

Tuesday, April 11th 2006, 15:59

Israel's cabinet declares Ariel Sharon permanently incapacitated, formally ending his premiership.
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Israeli shell kills girl in Gaza

Monday, April 10th 2006, 20:57
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

An artillery shell kills a young girl in a Gaza Strip house, Palestinian sources say, as Israel responds to rocket fire.
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Israel shuts joint security post

Monday, April 10th 2006, 14:53
related countries: West Bank West Bank

Israel orders the closure of a joint Israeli-Palestinian security co-ordination office in the West Bank.
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Israeli shells kill Palestinian

Sunday, April 9th 2006, 15:54
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

A Palestinian man is killed in a fresh Israeli attack on Gaza Strip.
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Coalition talks begin in Israel

Sunday, April 9th 2006, 11:49

Israel's political parties start talks to put together a coalition government, following March's election.
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Six die in new Israeli air strike

Saturday, April 8th 2006, 21:12
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip
related places: Khan Yunis

Six Palestinian militants die in an Israeli air strike in the southern Gaza Strip - the third attack in two days.
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Israeli missile kills two in Gaza

Saturday, April 8th 2006, 12:01

Two Palestinians militants are killed in an Israeli air strike on a car in Gaza, Palestinian officials say.
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Six killed in Israeli air strike

Friday, April 7th 2006, 21:56
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

An Israeli air strike in the Gaza Strip kills six Palestinians in the deadliest such attack since Hamas took power.
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Israel launches air raids on Gaza

Friday, April 7th 2006, 6:37
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

Israel launches overnight air strikes on the Gaza Strip following rocket attacks on Israeli towns.
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Israel police hold Hamas minister

Thursday, April 6th 2006, 14:36

Israeli police briefly hold a Hamas cabinet minister from the new Palestinian government.
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Olmert asked to form government

Thursday, April 6th 2006, 10:29

Israeli President Moshe Katsav asks acting Prime Minister Ehud Olmert to form a new government.
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Sharon skull surgery 'success'

Wednesday, April 5th 2006, 15:45

Israeli doctors say they have repaired part of PM Ariel Sharon's skull, three months after he fell into a coma.
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Israeli missiles hit PA compound

Tuesday, April 4th 2006, 17:37

Two Israeli missiles hit the Gaza City headquarters of the Palestinian Authority, wounding two.
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Olmert to seek Labour coalition

Tuesday, April 4th 2006, 13:08

Acting Israeli PM Ehud Olmert says he expects the Labour party to join his Kadima party in a coalition government.
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Infection delays Sharon surgery

Tuesday, April 4th 2006, 6:57

Head surgery planned for comatose Israeli PM Ariel Sharon is postponed due to a respiratory infection.
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Israelis buy E Jerusalem houses

Monday, April 3rd 2006, 15:20

An Israeli group says it takes over two East Jerusalem buildings after buying them from Palestinians.
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Israelis kill Bethlehem militant

Monday, April 3rd 2006, 11:39
related countries: West Bank West Bank
related places: Bethlehem

Israeli troops shoot dead a Palestinian militant in a raid in the West Bank town of Bethlehem.
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Israeli election result revised

Monday, April 3rd 2006, 9:28

Israel's electoral commission revises the results from last week's vote, giving the Labour party one fewer seat.
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Bomber strikes Israeli settlement

Friday, March 31st 2006, 7:48
related countries: West Bank West Bank

A Palestinian bomber has killed himself and four Israelis outside a settlement in the West Bank, officials say.
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Kadima secures extra seat in poll

Thursday, March 30th 2006, 20:56

The party of acting Israeli PM Ehud Olmert wins 29 seats in elections, one more than first thought, final results say.
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Quartet warns Hamas on funding

Thursday, March 30th 2006, 16:53

Mediators tell the Hamas-led Palestinian government that aid could be affected if it does not recognise Israel.
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US 'open' to Israel borders plan

Thursday, March 30th 2006, 12:33
related countries: United States United States

Condoleezza Rice says the US may be ready to back the Kadima party in its plan to define Israel's final borders.
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Israel vote winners seek allies

Wednesday, March 29th 2006, 14:47

Informal talks begin in Israel to form a new coalition government after Kadima's election victory.
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