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'50-50' hope for settlement deal

Sunday, September 26th 2010, 12:07
related countries: West Bank West Bank

Israel's top negotiator says there is a "50-50" chance of reaching a deal on settlements with Palestinians, hours before a construction freeze is due to expire.
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'Abducted' Gazan in Israel court

Thursday, March 31st 2011, 16:11
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

A Gaza engineer, who was allegedly abducted by Israeli agents in Ukraine, has appeared in court in Israel.
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'Abducted' Gazan on Hamas charges

Monday, April 4th 2011, 14:53
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

An Israeli court charges a Gaza engineer, allegedly abducted by Israeli agents in Ukraine, with running a training academy for Hamas.
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'Abuse rabbi' returns to Israel

Wednesday, October 28th 2009, 17:59
related countries: Brazil Brazil

A self-styled rabbi suspected in one of the worst cases of child abuse in Israeli history is extradited from Brazil to face questioning.
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'Accidental blast' at Hamas camp

Thursday, March 20th 2008, 19:54

Two Hamas members die handling explosives in Gaza, as Israeli forces reportedly shoot dead a civilian.
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'Ancient text' seized in Israel

Wednesday, May 6th 2009, 19:31

Israeli authorities say they have recovered a papyrus document which appears to be nearly 2,000 years old, in a sting operation.
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'Arson' at Tel Aviv crematorium

Thursday, August 23rd 2007, 10:13
related places: Tel Aviv

A commercial crematorium in the Israeli city of Tel Aviv is seriously damaged in a suspected arson attack.
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'Bin Laden tape' warns of attacks

Sunday, January 24th 2010, 16:31
related countries: United States United States

An audio tape said to be by Osama Bin Laden warns President Obama of more attacks if the US continues to back Israel.
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'Bin Laden' call targets Israel

Friday, May 16th 2008, 9:41

A message attributed to Osama Bin Laden calls for the continuation of 'holy war against Israel'.
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'Bloody hour': Israeli bar discount for women on period

Sunday, October 29th 2017, 4:05

The "bloody hour" is a show of solidarity with women and a means to spark debate, the creators say.
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'Bodies found' in Romania crash

Monday, July 26th 2010, 21:19
related countries: Romania Romania

At least four bodies have been found after an Israeli helicopter with six Israeli soldiers and one Romanian on board crashed in Romania, reports say.
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'Bullet-proof bus'

Friday, October 17th 2008, 6:37
related countries: West Bank West Bank
related places: Hebron

BBC joins an Israeli tour of Hebron in the West Bank
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'Ceasefire' after hundreds of rockets launched from Gaza into Israel

Monday, May 6th 2019, 10:03

There has been a lull in hostilities in the Gaza Strip, with Palestinian militants saying a ceasefire with Israel had been agreed.
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'Collaborators' executed by Hamas

Thursday, April 15th 2010, 11:28

Hamas authorities in Gaza confirm they have executed two Palestinian men convicted of collaborating with Israel.
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'Cyprus plan' proposed for Israel

Sunday, November 5th 2006, 16:47
related countries: Cyprus Cyprus

Israeli deputy PM Avigdor Lieberman says Israel should separate Jews and Arabs using the Cypriot model.
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'Defeat Jihad' ads for NY subway

Thursday, September 20th 2012, 18:53

Controversial pro-Israel ads are to appear next week in New York subway stations, after city transport officials failed to block the posters.
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'Demolitions rising' in Jerusalem

Tuesday, May 19th 2009, 14:57

Home demolitions in Arab East Jerusalem appear to be on the rise under Jerusalem's new mayor, an Israeli rights group says.
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'Dragged by hair'

Tuesday, October 14th 2008, 10:51

Residents of Israel town describe Arab-Jewish rioting
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'Egypt border gunmen' found dead

Monday, August 6th 2012, 14:22
related countries: Egypt Egypt

Israel says it has found the bodies of eight gunmen who attacked a checkpoint on the border with Egypt, killing 16 Egyptian policemen.
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'Eight die' in Israeli Gaza raids

Wednesday, September 26th 2007, 18:35
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

At least eight Palestinians are killed in two separate Israeli raids in the Gaza Strip, Palestinian officials say.
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'Five hurt' in Israel Gaza air raids

Thursday, January 16th 2014, 5:24
related countries: Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

Five people are injured in a series of Israeli air raids on the Gaza Strip after rockets are fired towards Ashkelon in southern Israel, reports say.
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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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'Five killed' in new Gaza airstrikes

Saturday, August 9th 2014, 19:17
related countries: West Bank West Bank

Five people are reportedly killed in Israeli strikes on Gaza amid continuing Palestinian rocket fire, while tensions also flare up in the West Bank.
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'Five rockets' fired into Israel

Saturday, February 28th 2009, 13:49

Palestinian militants in Gaza reportedly fire five rockets into Israel territory but there is no indication of casualties.
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'Four injured' in Gaza air strike

Friday, November 27th 2009, 13:10

At least four people have been injured in an Israeli air strike in the Gaza Strip, Palestinian medical sources say.
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'Friendly fire' killed Israeli soldier

Friday, January 7th 2011, 23:49

Israel says a friendly fire incident killed one soldier and wounded four on the Gaza border.
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'Gay attack' on Israel synagogue

Thursday, November 2nd 2006, 16:30
related places: Tel Aviv

A synagogue in Tel Aviv is vandalised by suspected gay rights activists ahead of a controversial march.
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'Gaza homes destroyed illegally'

Thursday, May 13th 2010, 16:35

Human Rights Watch say the Israeli army unlawfully destroyed civilian property in Gaza during its 2008 and 2009 offensive.
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'Hard decisions' needed for peace

Friday, May 24th 2013, 12:46
related countries: United States United States

US Secretary of State John Kerry says "hard decisions" will be needed for peace after two days of talks with Israeli and Palestinian leaders.
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'Harsh methods' for Israel militants

Monday, August 3rd 2015, 20:40

Israel says it could use harsh interrogation techniques against Jewish militants, after the death of a Palestinian child in an arson attack.
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'Hezbollah spies' held in Israel

Wednesday, June 30th 2010, 17:04
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

Israel arrests a soldier and several civilians suspected of spying for Lebanese militant group Hezbollah, the army says.
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'Human shield' soldiers demoted

Sunday, November 21st 2010, 16:46

Two Israeli soldiers who used a Palestinian child as a human shield during an offensive in Gaza receive suspended sentences and are demoted.
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'Hundreds join' settler violence

Thursday, October 2nd 2008, 10:09

Hundreds of settlers are engaged in violence against Palestinians and soldiers, a senior Israeli commander says.
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'Iran tortured me into confessing to be an Israeli spy'

Monday, August 12th 2019, 23:17

Mazyar Ebrahimi says he is lucky to be alive after being forced to make a false confession on TV.
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Wednesday, September 9th 2009, 17:40

Israel was linked to the interception of the missing ship Arctic Sea, a source close to Israeli intelligence tells the BBC.
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'Israel spy' put to death in Iran

Saturday, November 22nd 2008, 13:05
related countries: Iran Iran
related places: Tehran

A 45-year-old Iranian man convicted of spying for Iran's arch foe Israel is hanged, reports from Tehran say.
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'Israel spy' sentenced in Iran

Monday, June 30th 2008, 8:02
related countries: Iran Iran

A 45-year-old Iranian man is sentenced to death for sending sensitive security information to Iran's arch foe Israel.
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'Israel strike' kills Hezbollah men

Sunday, January 18th 2015, 22:31
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon, Syria Syria

An Israeli air strike kills six members of Hezbollah in Syrian sector of Golan Heights, the Lebanese militant movement says.
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'Israeli Arab paraglides to Syria'

Sunday, October 25th 2015, 11:25
related countries: Syria Syria

Israel says one of its Arab citizens deliberately paraglided into Syria, amid reports Israel mounted intensive aerial operations overnight.
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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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'Israeli jets hit Syria's Masyaf chemical site' - reports

Thursday, September 7th 2017, 11:33
related countries: Syria Syria

Syria's army says rockets struck a base, amid reports that a suspected chemical site was targeted.
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'Israeli spy' arrested in Lebanon

Tuesday, June 29th 2010, 9:16
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

Lebanon arrested a man accused of spying for Israel for more than 15 years, the country's Telecommunications Minister Charbel Nahhas says.
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'Israeli spy' arrested in Poland

Saturday, June 12th 2010, 20:14
related countries: Poland Poland

Poland holds a suspected Israeli agent wanted in Germany in connection with the murder of a Hamas commander in Dubai.
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'Israeli spy' hanged by Iranians

Tuesday, December 28th 2010, 9:55
related countries: Iran Iran
related places: Tehran

Iran has hanged a man after finding him guilty of spying for the Israeli spy agency Mossad, a Tehran news agency says.
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'Israeli strike' killed Iran general

Monday, January 19th 2015, 13:08
related countries: Iran Iran, Syria Syria

Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards confirm that a general was killed in a suspected Israeli air strike in the Syrian Golan Heights.
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'Israeli warplanes raid' Lebanon

Tuesday, September 18th 2007, 15:55
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon
related places: Beirut

Israeli jets have violated Lebanon's airspace, causing sonic booms, reports from Beirut say.
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'Kids ill-treated'

Thursday, August 6th 2009, 9:40

Israeli soldier says Palestinian minors beaten in custody
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'Law must thwart' Israeli barrier

Wednesday, July 8th 2009, 15:35
related countries: West Bank West Bank

International aid group Oxfam demands the "triumph of the rule of law" over Israel's barrier inside the West Bank.
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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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'Looters of Dead Sea relics' caught

Sunday, December 7th 2014, 13:41

A gang that was stealing ancient relics from a desert cave - close to where the famous Dead Sea Scrolls were found - has been arrested, Israeli authorities say.
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'Lost tribe' settles in Israel

Tuesday, December 25th 2012, 10:12
related countries: India India

About 50 members of the Indian Bnei Menashe tribe, said to be lost descendants of ancient Israelites, move to Israel as a visa ban is lifted.
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'Messianic' prostitution ring busted

Monday, September 8th 2014, 13:08

Details emerge from Israel about a prostitution ring in which Jewish women were allegedly forced into having sex with non-Jews by a messianic sect.
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'Militant' shot dead in West Bank

Thursday, January 18th 2007, 8:28
related countries: West Bank West Bank

Israeli troops kill a Palestinian militant in the West Bank town of Nablus, hospital sources say.
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'Militants die' in Israel-Gaza clash

Monday, June 8th 2009, 9:40

Four Palestinian militants die in a clash with Israeli troops along the Israel-Gaza border, Palestinians say.
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'Million bomblets' in S Lebanon

Tuesday, September 26th 2006, 16:09
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

Up to a million Israeli cluster bomblets remain unexploded in southern Lebanon, the United Nations says.
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'Missing Israeli pilot' on film

Tuesday, August 29th 2006, 10:19
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

Lebanese TV airs footage of what it says is Israeli pilot Ron Arad, missing since being shot down in 1986.
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'Mossad' trial resumes in Cairo

Wednesday, February 28th 2007, 12:23
related countries: Canada Canada, Egypt Egypt
related places: Cairo

The trial has resumed in Cairo of an Egyptian-Canadian dual national accused of spying for Israel.
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'Naked ambassador' recalled

Monday, March 12th 2007, 14:05
related countries: El Salvador El Salvador

Israel recalls its envoy in El Salvador after he is found outside by police, drunk, wearing only bondage gear.
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'Negotiation leaks intended to confuse'

Monday, January 24th 2011, 16:09

President of the Palestinian Authority, Mahmoud Abbas, has dismissed leaked documents apparently showing how Palestinian negotiators were willing to give up large parts of illegally occupied East Jerusalem to Israel.
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'No agreement' in Mid-East talks

Friday, September 18th 2009, 19:00
related countries: United States United States

US envoy George Mitchell's latest round of diplomacy in the Middle East ends without agreement, US and Palestinian officials say.
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'No change in Gaza' says UN

Thursday, November 11th 2010, 22:14

The UN says there has been "no material change" for people in Gaza since Israel announced it was "easing" its economic blockade of the Palestinian territory.
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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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'No change' in US settlement stance

Monday, November 2nd 2009, 14:11
related countries: United States United States, West Bank West Bank

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says the US has not changed its opposition to continued Israeli settlement in the West Bank.
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'No concession' on Jewish homes

Sunday, March 21st 2010, 22:37

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu rules out any concession on building in East Jerusalem, hours before he leaves for Washington.
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'No disrespect' in Netanyahu speech

Monday, March 2nd 2015, 18:30

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says his upcoming speech to Congress is "not intended to disrespect" President Barack Obama.
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'No green light' for Iran attack

Wednesday, July 8th 2009, 0:45
related countries: Iran Iran, United States United States

President Barack Obama says the US has "absolutely not" given Israel the go-ahead to attack Iran's nuclear facilities.
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'No halt' to Gaza arms smuggling

Monday, March 30th 2009, 9:16

The flow of explosives and weapons into Gaza has continued since Israel's military operation, Israeli intelligence officials say.
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'No Israeli plan' to bomb Iran

Wednesday, June 3rd 2009, 15:35
related countries: Iran Iran

Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman says Israel is not planning unilateral military action against Iranian nuclear sites.
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'No proof' Israel shot Gaza child

Monday, May 20th 2013, 13:42
related countries: France France

An Israeli government investigation concludes a French news report in 2000, which blamed Israeli troops for shooting dead a Palestinian child, was baseless.
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