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Israel slams South Africa over Palestinian territory label


August 24th, 2012 - 5:35 am ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, Aug 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Israel has condemned the South African government's decision to label goods produced in the occupied Palestinian territories.Under the new rules, the South African government ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka, Israel hold bilateral trade talks


April 23rd, 2012 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, April 23 (IANS) Sri Lanka and Israel have held their first bilateral consultation on enhancing trade ties, authorities said.This came immediately after Palestinian President Muhammad Abbas toured Sri Lanka ... Read more...

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Israel trying to thwart UN fact-finding mission on settlements


March 19th, 2012 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, March 19 (IANS) Israel is taking steps to prevent a Palestinian initiative at the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) to establish a fact-finding mission on West Bank settlements.According ... Read more...

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Bangkok’s Iranian bomber loses legs, four others injured (Second Lead)


February 14th, 2012 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Feb 14 (IANS) At least four bombings in Bangkok Tuesday left five people injured, including an Iranian national who lost both his legs after a bomb he lobbed bounced ... Read more...

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Israel declines to accept Palestine’s Unesco membership


November 1st, 2011 - 4:51 am ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, Nov 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Israel has refused to accept Unesco's decision to grant full membership to the Palestinian National Authority (PNA) and threatened retaliatory measures. The Israeli Foreign Ministry ... Read more...

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Palestine becomes a member of UNESCO


October 31st, 2011 - 10:41 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Oct 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) UNESCO admitted Palestine as a member on Monday. Member countries voted to admit the Palestinians into the organization. The decision is seen as a major one ... Read more...

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Israel, Egypt to swap prisoners


October 25th, 2011 - 9:03 am ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, Oct 25 (IANS) Israel and Egypt have agreed on a deal for the exchange of a suspected Israeli spy with 25 Egyptians, the Israeli prime minister's office said.Egyptian security ... Read more...

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UN report finds Israel guilty of war crimes for ‘unlawful’ assault on Gaza flotilla


September 23rd, 2010 - 4:31 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sep 23(ANI): A United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) report has accused Israel of war crimes through wilful killing, unnecessary brutality and torture in its "unlawful" assault on a ship ... Read more...

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Spanish porn site owner sold Twitter user name to Israel for ‘thousands of pounds’


September 15th, 2010 - 7:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept.15 (ANI): A user of Twitter has sold his username on the micro-blogging website to Israel for thousands of pounds.Israel Melendez, the owner of a porn site, sold the @Israel username ... Read more...

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Israel says Iran’s nuclear programme ‘totally unacceptable’


August 22nd, 2010 - 12:40 pm ICT by ANI
London Aug 22 (ANI): Israel has said that the fuelling of Iran's first nuclear reactor is "totally unacceptable" and urged greater world pressure to force Tehran to stop any further uranium enrichment.Iranian ... Read more...

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Israel names former official to UN flotilla panel


August 8th, 2010 - 12:51 am ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, Aug 7 (DPA) A former official of the Israeli foreign ministry has been chosen to represent his country on a UN panel investigating the deadly Israeli raid on a Gaza-bound aid ... Read more...

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Israel deports activists detained from aid flotilla


June 1st, 2010 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv/Larnaca (Cyprus), June 1 (DPA) Israel began deporting Tuesday pro-Palestinian activists detained in a naval commando raid on a six ship flotilla bearing aid to the Gaza Strip, after they identified ... Read more...

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Israel to allow UN chief, EU envoy to enter Gaza


March 9th, 2010 - 6:22 am ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, March 9 (DPA) Israel will allow UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and European Union (EU) foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton to enter the Gaza Strip when they each make Mideast visits ... Read more...

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Netanyahu condemns Britain for issuing warrant against ex foreign minister


December 16th, 2009 - 12:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec. 16 (ANI): Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has condemned Britain for issuing an arrest warrant against Israel's former foreign minister Tzipi Livni.The Independent quoted Netanyahu, as saying that the move ... Read more...

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Israel protests ‘inciting’ new Turkish drama


October 15th, 2009 - 5:19 am ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, Oct 15 (DPA) Israel said Wednesday it would formally complain to Ankara about an "inciting" and "distorted" new Turkish television drama about a fictional Palestinian family in the occupied West Bank. The ... Read more...

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Israel accuses IAEA of hiding critical information on Iran’s nuclear progress


August 30th, 2009 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
Jerusalem, Aug. 30 (ANI): Israel has accused the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) of "hiding critical information on Iran's nuclear progress" despite criticizing the country in its report for defying United Nations ... Read more...

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Jordan to lodge protest with Israel over border fires


August 2nd, 2009 - 6:19 am ICT by IANS
Amman, Aug 2 (DPA) Jordan would lodge a protest with Israel over fires that started in Israel last month and spread across the border, damaging a number of citrus farms in the ... Read more...

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Israel demands explanation from UK on funding political activities


July 30th, 2009 - 4:45 pm ICT by ANI
Jerusalem, July 30 (ANI): Following a declaration by a British government spokesperson that the UK is funding political activities in Israel, the Jewish country has demanded an answer from Britain. Last week, ... Read more...

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Israel calls for ‘determined action’ against Iran


June 7th, 2009 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, June 7 (Xinhua) Israel Sunday urged the international community to take determined action to prevent Iran from obtaining nuclear weapons. The Israeli foreign ministry also questioned the UN nuclear watchdog's ability to ... Read more...

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Israel not to cooperate with Gaza war crimes probe


May 29th, 2009 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, May 29 (DPA) Israel said Friday it would not cooperate with a United Nations team appointed to investigate into alleged war crimes committed during its 22-day offensive in Gaza. The UN announced ... Read more...

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Israel greatest nuclear threat: Egypt


May 5th, 2009 - 4:25 pm ICT by ANI
Jerusalem, May 5 (ANI): Egypt has warned Western countries that their nuclear policies, which include pressuring Iran to give up its nuclear program, will fail as long as they ignore Israeli nuclear ... Read more...

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Israel: Iran, Syria secretly continuing nuclear projects


February 21st, 2009 - 7:11 pm ICT by ANI
Jerusalem, Feb.21 (ANI): Iran and Syria are secretly working on nuclear technology in a manner which risks peace in the region and the world, while bluntly ignoring their international obligations," a ... Read more...

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Israel rejects Turkish PM’’s caustic and toxic `Allah Punishment” comment


January 6th, 2009 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
Tel Aviv, Jan.6 (ANI): Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan''s toxic comments Sunday that Israel''s actions in the Gaza Strip would lead to punishment from Allah and Israel''s "self-destruction" has drawn ... Read more...

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Israel continues Gaza strikes; France to hold discussion


January 1st, 2009 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, Jan 1 (DPA) Israel's offensive against Hamas in the Gaza Strip entered its sixth day Thursday with the Israeli air force and navy hitting targets in the salient, as Foreign ... Read more...

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Israel’s expulsion of human rights envoy is dangerous: UN


December 16th, 2008 - 4:22 am ICT by IANS
New York, Dec 16 (DPA) Israel's decision to expel a US expert on human rights was a "dangerous" move that contravened mandates given to rights advocates working for the UN, president of ... Read more...

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Peres praises ‘heroic efforts’ of security forces in Mumbai


December 3rd, 2008 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) Israeli President Shimon Peres has appreciated the "heroic efforts" of India's security forces in rescuing hostages in Mumbai and said that his country is with India in ... Read more...

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Bodies of six Israelis killed in Mumbai attacks to be flown home


December 1st, 2008 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, Dec 1 (DPA) An Israel Air Force plane is expected to fly the bodies of six Israelis and Jews killed in the Mumbai terrorist attacks to Tel Aviv later Monday.Israel's ... Read more...

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Shock in Israel over attack on Mumbai Jewish centre


November 30th, 2008 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, Nov 30 (DPA) There was still shock in Israel Sunday four days after the attack on Nariman House, a Jewish religious centre in the Indian city Mumbai.According to Israel radio, three ... Read more...

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Some bodies in Mumbai Jewish centre still unidentified


November 30th, 2008 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, Nov 30 (DPA) Four days after the terror attacks in India's Mumbai city, three of the nine bodies found at the Nariman House, a Jewish religious centre, could not be ... Read more...

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Israel concerned about rabbi held hostage, to send rescue team


November 28th, 2008 - 2:05 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai/New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) Israel is planning to send paramedics and rescue personnel to Mumbai to speed up the release of an Israeli rabbi and seven others held hostage by terrorists ... Read more...

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Israel seeks new image, hires public relations firm


October 6th, 2008 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, Oct 6 (DPA) Israel has hired a British public relations firm to re-market it to the world, and the company is in the final stages of preparing to launch the ... Read more...

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Israel considers halting arms sales to Georgia


August 10th, 2008 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua Jerusalem, Aug 10 (Xinhua) Israel is planning to halt arms sales to Georgia amid fears of Russian retaliation, daily Ha'aretz reported Sunday. "Israel needs to be very careful and sensitive these days," ... Read more...

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US to host peace talks between Israelis and Palestinians


July 30th, 2008 - 7:39 am ICT by IANS
DPA Jerusalem, July 30 (DPA) Israeli Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni was set to leave for Washington for another round of peace negotiations with Palestinians under the auspices of the US, the Israeli Foreign ... Read more...

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Washington to host Israeli-Palestinian peace talks Wednesday


July 29th, 2008 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Jerusalem, July 29 (DPA) Israel's Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni is to travel to Washington Tuesday night for another round of peace negotiations with Palestinians under the auspices of US officials scheduled for ... Read more...

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Israeli films more popular abroad than at home: Director


July 16th, 2008 - 9:45 am ICT by IANS
By Robin Bansal New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Acclaimed Israeli director Eran Riklis says while films from his country are finally getting global recognition, they are not as popular back home. "Films that ... Read more...

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