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‘Peace accord with Palestinians more urgent for Israel than Iran attack’


September 11th, 2012 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, Sep 10 (IANS) A former head of Israeli military intelligence said Monday it would be dangerous to attack Iranian nuclear facilities without US backing in the near future.Amos Yadlin ... Read more...

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Israeli PM seeks world to set ‘red line’ for Iran


September 3rd, 2012 - 5:50 am ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, Sep 3 (IANS) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has called for setting "clear red lines" for Iran to curb its nuclear plan."The international community is not putting down a ... Read more...

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Israel may attack Iran before US election: Report


August 23rd, 2012 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 22 (IANS) Israel is planning a military strike against Iran's nuclear programme before the US presidential elections in November, a media report said.According to British officials, Israeli ... Read more...

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Majority of Israelis dissatisfied with Netanyahu


August 2nd, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, Aug 2 (IANS) Public support for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has hit an all-time low, according to a poll published in Ha'aretz daily, which found that more than ... Read more...

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US has ’solemn duty’ to stop nuclear Iran: Romney


July 30th, 2012 - 8:17 am ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, July 30 (IANS) US presidential candidate Mitt Romney, currently on a visit to Israel, emphasized that America has "a solemn duty and a moral imperative" to prevent Iran from ... Read more...

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Iran rejects Israeli accusations over Bulgaria blast


July 19th, 2012 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iran Thursday rejected Israeli claims of Tehran's involvement in Wednesday's bus blast in Bulgaria which killed six Israelis.Iran's Al-Alam TV channel said Iranian Foreign Ministry ... Read more...

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Former Israel PM convicted but escapes fraud charge


July 10th, 2012 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, July 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A court in Jerusalem Tuesday cleared former Israeli prime minister Ehud Olmert of multiple fraud and corruption charges but found him guilty of ... Read more...

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Israel to hand over historical building to Russia


June 26th, 2012 - 12:20 pm ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, June 26 (IANS) Sergei Courtyard compound, one of the most important heritage sites in Jerusalem, is all set to officially come under Russian ownership following an agreement between ... Read more...

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Netanyahu injured in friendly soccer match


June 12th, 2012 - 9:48 am ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, June 12 (IANS) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu tore a tendon and will have to wear a cast for several weeks after he injured himself during a friendly soccer ... Read more...

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US has no answer to Iran issue: Historian Allan Lichtman


May 23rd, 2012 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 23 (IANS) Observing that America cannot afford a war against Iran, American historian and author Allan J. Lichtman said the US had no answer to the oil ... Read more...

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Israel warns against concessions to Tehran


May 22nd, 2012 - 9:04 am ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, May 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iran continues to pose a nuclear threat to Israel and world powers should not make any concessions to Tehran at the upcoming talks in ... Read more...

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Netanyahu calls for early polls in Israel


May 7th, 2012 - 9:29 am ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, May 7 (IANS) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has called for an early general election in four months' time, BBC reported.The vote is expected to take place in ... Read more...

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Israeli PM’s father passes away


April 30th, 2012 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, April 30 (IANS) Ben-Zion Netanyahu, father of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Monday passed away at his Jerusalem home at the age of 102.A statement released Monday by ... Read more...

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Israel leaders misleading public on Iran: Ex-security chief


April 28th, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 28 (IANS) The former chief of Israel's domestic intelligence agency has accused the country's leadership of "misleading" the public on the merits of a possible military strike on ... Read more...

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Israel favours joint R&D; ventures with China


April 2nd, 2012 - 4:33 am ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, April 2 (IANS) Israeli cabinet has moved to strengthen bilateral trade ties with China by voting to support joint industrial research and development projects between the two countries.The Chief ... Read more...

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Israel will hit anyone planning to attack its citizens: PM


March 11th, 2012 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, March 11 (IANS) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Saturday that Israel would continue to strike at any group trying to attack Israeli citizens."We will continue to hit ... Read more...

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US concerned about attacks in Israel


March 11th, 2012 - 8:17 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 11 (IANS) The US has expressed concern over rocket attacks by Gaza militants in southern Israel."We are deeply concerned by the renewal of violence in southern Israel," State ... Read more...

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Iran seeking to build nuclear weapon: Cameron


March 7th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 7 (IANS) Iran is seeking to build an "inter-continental nuclear weapon" that threatens the west, British Prime Minister David Cameron has warned, urging Israel to allow time ... Read more...

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Panetta vows military action against Iran


March 7th, 2012 - 1:03 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 6 (IANS) US Defence Secretary Leon Panetta said Tuesday that Washington will act militarily against Iran if it fails to stop Tehran from obtaining nuclear weapons by ... Read more...

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Israeli minister demands air, sea blockade on Iran


March 6th, 2012 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, March 6 (IANS) An Israeli cabinet minister Tuesday called on placing Iran under an air and sea blockade if it does not stop its presumed drive for ... Read more...

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We can’t wait long for diplomacy to work: Israel PM


March 6th, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 6 (IANS) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has declared that he will never allow his people to live under constant threat of annihilation from a nuclear-armed Iran, saying ... Read more...

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Still a window for diplomacy on Iran: Obama


March 6th, 2012 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 5 (IANS) US President Barack Obama said Monday that there is still a "window" for a diplomatic resolution on Iran's nuclear issue.Sitting beside visiting Israeli Prime Minister ... Read more...

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Israel’s ultimatum to Obama on Iran n-plans


March 4th, 2012 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 4 (IANS) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is to deliver an ultimatum to the US over Iran's nuclear plans, a media report said Sunday.At Monday's meeting between ... Read more...

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US to ask Israel to let sanctions affect Iran


March 4th, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 4 (IANS) US President Barack Obama has plans to ask Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Natanyahu next week not to attack Iran's nuclear facilities in the coming months ... Read more...

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Netanyahu wants US to threaten attack on Iran


February 29th, 2012 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, Feb 29 (IANS/AKI) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during an upcoming visit to Washington will ask US President Barack Obama to publicly threaten Iran with an attack over ... Read more...

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Netanyahu promises to keep Supreme Court ‘independent’


February 29th, 2012 - 6:59 am ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, Feb 29 (IANS) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has vowed to ensure the Supreme Court's judicial independence in the country.According to a statement by the Prime Minister's Office (PMO), ... Read more...

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Obama, Karzai speak on strategic issues


February 21st, 2012 - 4:36 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 21 (IANS) US President Barack Obama Monday spoke with his Afghan counterpart Hamid Karzai over the phone on an array of strategic issues."They discussed regional support for ... Read more...

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Senior Israeli official to resign over sexual harassment


February 20th, 2012 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, Feb 20 (IANS) An official of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's office has admitted to having sexually harassed a woman co-worker. He will resign later this month.The official was ... Read more...

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Iran is undermining world stability : Israel


February 16th, 2012 - 8:24 am ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, Feb 16 (IANS) Israel has blamed Iran for undermining the world stability while critising it for targetting its envoys in India and Georgia.Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Wednesday condemned ... 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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EU condemns attacks on Israeli diplomats


February 14th, 2012 - 6:30 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, Feb 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The European Union has condemned the bomb attacks on Israeli diplomats' cars in India and Georgia.On Monday, a bomb blast in New Delhi set an ... Read more...

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Iran denies role in Israel embassy car explosion


February 14th, 2012 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) Iran Monday rubbished Israeli accusations about its alleged involvement in attacks on Israeli personnel in India and Georgia, saying they are "untrue and sheer lies.""Any ... Read more...

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Israel to clear minefields


January 30th, 2012 - 6:00 am ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, Jan 30 (IANS) Israel's defence ministry will launch a massive land mine clearing project along the frontier with Egypt, Jordan and Syria, said an official statement.The ministry's Mine Clearance ... Read more...

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Publisher regrets suggesting Obama assassination


January 22nd, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 22 (IANS) A Jewish newspaper columnist has apologised for suggesting that Israel assassinate US President Barack Obama.Andrew Adler wrote that ordering Obama's assassination could be one of ... Read more...

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Obama, Netanyahu discuss Mideast situation


January 13th, 2012 - 3:08 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 13 (IANS) US President Barack Obama Thursday called Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to discuss the Mideast situation.The two leaders reviewed the recent face-to-face meetings between the ... Read more...

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