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Israeli gay pride attacker jailed

Wednesday, February 8th 2006, 19:22

A man who stabbed three people at a gay march in Jerusalem is sentenced to 12 years in jail.
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Hamas 'ready to talk to Israel'

Wednesday, February 8th 2006, 15:45

The political leader of Hamas says the group is ready to talk to Israel but will not renounce violence.
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Palestinian killed at Gaza border

Wednesday, February 8th 2006, 10:14

A Palestinian militant is killed and another wounded by Israeli troops near the Karni border crossing in Gaza.
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Militant killed by Israeli troops

Tuesday, February 7th 2006, 6:06
related countries: West Bank West Bank

An Islamic Jihad militant is killed in an Israeli operation in the West Bank, Palestinian sources say.
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Strike kills two Gaza militants

Monday, February 6th 2006, 21:27

Two Palestinian militants from the al-Aqsa Martyrs' Brigade are killed in the third Israeli strike in three days.
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Israel to pay frozen tax revenues

Sunday, February 5th 2006, 15:15

Israel is to make a payment of tax and customs revenues to the Palestinians frozen after Hamas' election win.
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Woman dies in Israel knife attack

Sunday, February 5th 2006, 10:45

A woman dies and at least four other people are wounded in a knife attack by a Palestinian in Israel.
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Three dead in Gaza missile strike

Sunday, February 5th 2006, 3:40

Three people die in an Israeli missile strike targeting a building used by Islamic militants in Gaza City.
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Feeding tube treatment for Sharon

Wednesday, February 1st 2006, 19:31

Doctors insert a feeding tube into the stomach of Israeli PM Ariel Sharon, who is in a coma after a stroke.
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Hamas pressured to accept Israel

Wednesday, February 1st 2006, 14:26

Regional leaders set tough conditions for election victors Hamas to head a new Palestinian government.
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Settlers clash with Israel troops

Wednesday, February 1st 2006, 10:37
related countries: West Bank West Bank

Israeli riot police clash with Jewish settlers resisting the evacuation of an unauthorised outpost.
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Kadima launches election campaign

Tuesday, January 31st 2006, 19:00

Israel's governing Kadima party officially launches its campaign for the 28 March general election.
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Hamas rejects 'unfair' aid demand

Tuesday, January 31st 2006, 13:06

Hamas officials rebuff threats to halt aid to the Palestinians and refuse to abandon their strategy towards Israel.
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EU 'to keep funding Palestinians'

Monday, January 30th 2006, 20:20

The EU says it will fund the Palestinian Authority so long as a new government seeks peace with Israel.
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Abbas vows to honour peace deals

Monday, January 30th 2006, 17:25

Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas says he will continue pursuing peace with Israel, following Hamas' election win.
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Hamas faces European aid threat

Sunday, January 29th 2006, 23:45

The EU will not fund the Palestinian Authority under Hamas if it does not recognise Israel, Germany's leader says.
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WEF apology over 'Israel boycott'

Thursday, January 26th 2006, 15:52

The founder and executive director of the World Economic Forum (WEF), apologises after an article calls for a boycott of Israel.
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Doctors discuss Sharon treatment

Wednesday, January 25th 2006, 14:46

Doctors treating Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon have a meeting with long-term care specialists.
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Israel 'has to withdraw further'

Tuesday, January 24th 2006, 20:39

Israel will have to give up parts of the West Bank, acting PM Ehud Olmert says in his first policy speech.
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'No change' for comatose Sharon

Monday, January 23rd 2006, 11:26

The condition of comatose Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon has shown no change, hospital officials say.
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One killed in Israeli air strike

Sunday, January 22nd 2006, 16:38
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

A Palestinian is killed in an Israeli missile attack in the northern Gaza Strip.
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Israel warns Iran on nuclear work

Sunday, January 22nd 2006, 3:24
related countries: Iran Iran

Israel says it has the "capacity to defend" if Iran retains its controversial nuclear programme.
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Israeli cinemas 'shun' bomb film

Saturday, January 21st 2006, 13:38

A producer of Golden Globe-winning film Paradise Now says it is being shunned by major Israeli cinema chains.
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Suicide bomb attack in Tel Aviv

Thursday, January 19th 2006, 16:28
related places: Tel Aviv

About 15 people are injured in a suicide bomb attack near a bus station in Tel Aviv, police say.
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Hezbollah: 'Missing Israeli dead'

Thursday, January 19th 2006, 10:26

The leader of Hezbollah says the missing Israeli airman Ron Arad is probably dead, although he has no proof.
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Israel appoints second woman FM

Wednesday, January 18th 2006, 12:18

Tzipi Livni is named Israel's new foreign minister - only the second such appointment in the country's history.
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Sharon's breathing tube replaced

Wednesday, January 18th 2006, 6:14

Doctors in Jerusalem replace Israeli PM Ariel Sharon's breathing tube because of a technical hitch.
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Israel removes Hebron protesters

Tuesday, January 17th 2006, 15:48

Israeli police have started removing Jewish non-residents in the West Bank city of Hebron after violent protests.
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Israelis kill West Bank militant

Tuesday, January 17th 2006, 9:41
related countries: West Bank West Bank
related places: Tulkarm

Israeli troops kill a leader of the Palestinian militant group Hamas during a clash in the West Bank town of Tulkarm.
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Israelis to quell settler unrest

Monday, January 16th 2006, 14:11
related countries: West Bank West Bank
related places: Hebron

Israel sends reinforcements to the West Bank city of Hebron after angry protests by Jewish squatters.
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Comatose Sharon 'moves eyelids'

Monday, January 16th 2006, 11:28

Doctors say Israel's PM moved his eyelids, 12 days after suffering a huge stroke, but he still remains in a coma.
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Kadima confirms Olmert as leader

Monday, January 16th 2006, 10:21

The Kadima party of Israeli PM Ariel Sharon chooses acting PM Ehud Olmert as temporary leader.
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Israel tests man for 'bird flu'

Monday, January 16th 2006, 9:44

Israeli doctors test a man from East Jerusalem for bird flu, the first possible case of the disease in the area.
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Ariel Sharon is given throat op

Sunday, January 15th 2006, 19:01

Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon has a tube inserted in his throat to help wean him off a respirator, doctors say.
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Israel allows vote in Jerusalem

Sunday, January 15th 2006, 12:15

The Israeli cabinet permits Palestinians in East Jerusalem to vote in forthcoming polls, but bars Hamas.
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Doctors deny Sharon coma concerns

Friday, January 13th 2006, 15:48

The Israeli hospital treating Ariel Sharon denies doctors are worried they have not been able to rouse him.
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Israeli PM to be woken from coma

Sunday, January 8th 2006, 12:43

Doctors treating Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon will begin bringing him out of a coma on Monday, officials say.
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Sharon makes slight improvement

Saturday, January 7th 2006, 17:57

Ailing Israeli PM Ariel Sharon shows a slight improvement in his condition, but doctors say he remains critical.
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Sharon op stops bleeding in brain

Friday, January 6th 2006, 17:50

Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon has a successful emergency operation, but his condition remains critical.
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Doctors prolong Sharon sedation

Thursday, January 5th 2006, 22:39

Israel's Prime Minister Ariel Sharon is to remain under heavy sedation for up to 72 hours after a serious stroke.
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Israeli PM critical after stroke

Thursday, January 5th 2006, 17:10

Israel's Prime Minister Ariel Sharon is in critical condition in hospital after a stroke and hours of surgery, doctors say.
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Norway split over Israel boycott

Thursday, January 5th 2006, 15:17
related countries: Norway Norway

Norway's finance minister causes a stir by backing a campaign to boycott Israeli goods.
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Sharon stroke hits Israeli shares

Thursday, January 5th 2006, 11:03

Israeli shares fall more than 5% amid uncertainty about Prime Minister Ariel Sharon's health after a huge stroke.
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Surgeons battling to save Sharon

Thursday, January 5th 2006, 6:25

Israeli PM Ariel Sharon is to remain in surgery for several more hours after a major stroke, doctors say.
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Israeli PM suffers serious stroke

Thursday, January 5th 2006, 0:16

Israel's prime minister suffers a "massive" brain haemorrhage and is undergoing an operation, doctors say.
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Police find 'Sharon bribe clues'

Tuesday, January 3rd 2006, 21:39

Israeli police have evidence that PM Ariel Sharon's family received $3m in bribes, an Israeli TV channel reports.
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Palestinian campaigners stopped

Tuesday, January 3rd 2006, 16:53

Israeli police block Palestinian election activity in east Jerusalem, on the first day of campaigning.
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Sharon to cede role for heart op

Tuesday, January 3rd 2006, 15:39

Israel's deputy prime minister will assume power when leader Ariel Sharon undergoes surgery this week.
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Top rabbi's son jailed for kidnap

Tuesday, January 3rd 2006, 11:29

A son of Israel's Sephardi chief rabbi is jailed for kidnapping and beating a suitor of his sister.
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Israelis order Hebron evictions

Tuesday, January 3rd 2006, 11:11

Israeli officials issue eviction orders to eight Jewish settler families squatting in the centre of Hebron.
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Two killed as Israel strikes car

Tuesday, January 3rd 2006, 8:30

At least two people are killed as a car explodes in a reported Israeli missile strike in northern Gaza.
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Likud ministers to quit cabinet

Tuesday, January 3rd 2006, 8:01

The leader of Israel's right-wing Likud party asks his ministers to resign from PM Ariel Sharon's cabinet.
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Abbas: Palestinian polls in doubt

Monday, January 2nd 2006, 16:05

Palestinian chief Mahmoud Abbas says he will delay elections if Israel refuses to allow Palestinians to vote in east Jerusalem.
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Israel death toll lowest in years

Monday, January 2nd 2006, 11:55

Forty-five Israelis were killed by Palestinian militants in 2005, the Israeli security agency Shin Bet reports.
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Israeli air strike targets Gaza

Monday, January 2nd 2006, 2:37

Israel fires a missile at a building it says is used by Palestinian militants in a second night of Gaza attacks.
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Sharon to have heart op this week

Sunday, January 1st 2006, 12:59

Israeli PM Ariel Sharon will undergo a minor operation on Thursday to close a small hole in his heart.
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Two Palestinians killed in Gaza

Sunday, January 1st 2006, 0:35

Two militants die in an Israeli strike in a newly declared buffer zone in Gaza, Palestinian officials say.
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Holocaust survivors 'in poverty'

Thursday, December 29th 2005, 12:57

A Holocaust survivor's group says 40% of survivors in Israel live below the poverty line, Israel Radio reports.
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Israel bombards Gaza no-go zone

Wednesday, December 28th 2005, 20:20
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Israeli forces shell a newly declared no-go zone for Palestinians along Gaza's northern border.
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Israel to enforce Gaza no-go zone

Wednesday, December 28th 2005, 13:18
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Israel will enforce a no-go zone for Palestinians along the Gaza Strip's border this evening, leaflets warn.
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Israeli planes attack in Lebanon

Wednesday, December 28th 2005, 10:00
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

Two Palestinian militants are wounded in an Israeli air strike on Lebanon, hours after rockets hit two Israeli towns.
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Rockets from Lebanon hit Israel

Wednesday, December 28th 2005, 2:07
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

At least four rockets fired from Lebanese territory hit Israeli border towns but without causing casualties.
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Abbas urges end to Israel attacks

Wednesday, December 28th 2005, 1:34

Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas appeals for rocket attacks on Israel to end, ahead of next month's polls.
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Israel fires missiles into Gaza

Tuesday, December 27th 2005, 1:39
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

Israel fires at least two missiles at targets in the Gaza Strip as it enforces a new buffer zone against militants.
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Israel to build new settler homes

Monday, December 26th 2005, 14:54
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Israel announces plans to build 228 new homes in Jewish settlements in the West Bank, just outside Jerusalem.
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Israeli PM to have minor heart op

Monday, December 26th 2005, 14:34

Israeli PM Ariel Sharon is to undergo a procedure to close a small hole in his heart, his doctors say.
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Sharon orders Gaza security zone

Sunday, December 25th 2005, 23:36

Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon tells the army to enforce a no-go zone in Gaza to counter rocket attacks.
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Israel reconsiders Jerusalem vote

Sunday, December 25th 2005, 15:39

Israel reconsiders its decision to prevent Palestinians in East Jerusalem voting in next month's election, officials say.
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Bethlehem a 'prison' - patriarch

Saturday, December 24th 2005, 23:53

Israel's top Roman Catholic says Bethlehem has become a prison since the erection of Israel's West Bank barrier.
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