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Israel to free 550 prisoners in swap deal


December 15th, 2011 - 9:29 am ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, Dec 15 (IANS) Israel will free 550 Palestinian and Arab prisoners as part of the second phase of a landmark prisoner-swap deal with Hamas, Xinhua reported."Pursuant to the government ... Read more...

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Palestinian demonstrator injured during West Bank protest dies


December 11th, 2011 - 2:54 am ICT by BNO News
RAMALLAH (BNO NEWS) -- A Palestinian protester who was seriously injured during a weekly protest in the West Bank village of Nabi Saleh on Friday has died of his injuries, the Palestine ... Read more...

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To avoid abduction, Israeli troops to carry tear gas


November 24th, 2011 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, Nov 24 (IANS) The Israeli military plans to issue tear gas dispensers to all its non-combat personnel as part of efforts to prevent them from being abducted by militants.The ... Read more...

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Israel names Palestinian prisoners to swap for Shalit


October 16th, 2011 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Oct 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Israel has published the names of 477 jailed Palestinians who are to be released in exchange for captured Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit, the BBC reported ... Read more...

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Israeli-Palestinian prisoner swap deal to start Tuesday


October 15th, 2011 - 7:17 am ICT by IANS
Gaza, Oc 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A deal between Israel and Hamas on the exchange of over 1,000 jailed Palestinians for Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit will begin Tuesday.This was announced by ... Read more...

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Egypt confirms Israeli-Palestinian prisoners swap deal


October 12th, 2011 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Oct 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Egypt has confirmed a deal between Israel and Hamas on the exchange of some 1,000 jailed Palestinians and Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit, the Egyptian MENA ... Read more...

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Seize Israeli soldiers to swap for Palestinian prisoners: Hamas


October 7th, 2011 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Gaza, Oct 7 (IANS) A senior official of the Islamic Hamas movement in Gaza Friday called on Palestinian militants to seize Israeli soldiers and exchange them with Palestinians held in ... Read more...

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Israeli soldier filmed humiliating female Palestinian detainee on video


October 6th, 2010 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
Jerusalem, Oct 6 (ANI): The Israeli military has claimed that it is investigating a video filmed by soldiers that shows a handcuffed and blindfolded Palestinian woman being humiliated by an Israeli ... Read more...

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Hezbollah chief praises Israeli border clash as ‘heroic’


August 4th, 2010 - 2:10 am ICT by IANS
Beirut, Aug 4 (DPA) Hezbollah Secretary-General Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah described Tuesday the lethal border clash between the Lebanese army and the Israeli troops earlier as "heroic", and warned his militia would retaliate ... Read more...

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Four killed as Israel, Lebanon exchange fire (Second lead)


August 4th, 2010 - 12:56 am ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv/Beirut, Aug 3 (DPA) Tensions boiled over along the flashpoint Israel-Lebanese border Tuesday, as both armies exchanged fire, causing fatalities on both sides, in the most serious clash since Israel and ... Read more...

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LiLo gets cosy with female Israeli soldier Eilat Anschel in LA


July 5th, 2010 - 6:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 05 (ANI): American actress and singer Lindsay Lohan was seen cozying up with female Israeli veteran soldier Eilat Anschel in Los Angeles.Lohan is spending time with Anschel to get ... Read more...

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Israel arrests Palestinian lawmaker


July 1st, 2010 - 1:14 am ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, June 30 (DPA) Israeli police arrested Wednesday a Palestinian lawmaker of the radical Islamist Hamas movement who lives in East Jerusalem, Israel Radio reported. Mohammed Abu Tir, born in East Jerusalem, was ... Read more...

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Demands in exchange for Shalit will grow: Hamas


June 28th, 2010 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Damascus, June 28 (DPA) Hamas politburo chief Khaled Meshaal said Monday in Damascus that as Israel delays securing a prisoner exchange deal, the demands of the group will grow. Meshaal was speaking at ... Read more...

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Israel eases Gaza blockade


June 21st, 2010 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, June 20 (DPA) The Israeli government has adopted measures to ease its blockade of the Gaza Strip and extend the list of products allowed in, the prime minister's office said in ... Read more...

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Israel decides to ease Gaza land blockade (Lead)


June 17th, 2010 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, June 17 (DPA) Israel is to loosen its land blockade of the Gaza Strip, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's office said Thursday, at the end of two days of discussions by ... Read more...

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Israel to ease Gaza blockade


June 17th, 2010 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, June 17 (DPA) Israel is to loosen its blockade of the Gaza Strip, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's office said Thursday, at the end of a two days of discussions by ... Read more...

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Israel reconsidering Gaza blockade, says minister


June 15th, 2010 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, June 15 (DPA) Israel is reconsidering its economic blockade of the Gaza Strip, an Israeli cabinet minister confirmed Tuesday. The previous government had started the policy of banning not only dangerous ... Read more...

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Israeli cabinet allows Gaza flotilla seizure probe (Second lead)


June 14th, 2010 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, June 14 (DPA) Israel's cabinet unanimously approved Monday the creation of a committee to investigate the interception last month of six foreign ships carrying aid and pro-Palestinian activists to the Gaza ... Read more...

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Israel names committee to probe aid flotilla seizure (Lead, Changing Dateline)


June 14th, 2010 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, June 14 (DPA) Israel is to set up an independent commission to investigate the seizure of six ships carrying aid and pro-Palestinian activists to the Gaza Strip, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's ... Read more...

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Israelis favour Gaza blockade: Survey


June 10th, 2010 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, June 10 (DPA) An overwhelming majority of Israelis believe their country should stop also the next blockade-breaking aid flotilla to Gaza if there is one. As many as 91 percent ... Read more...

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Gaza-bound ship refuses Israeli order to change course (Lead)


June 5th, 2010 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv/Larnaca, June 5 (DPA) The Israeli Navy made contact early Saturday with a ship headed for the blockaded Gaza Strip but the vessel refused an order to divert to the Israeli ... Read more...

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US to consider new approach in ties with Israel following Gaza attack


June 3rd, 2010 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 3 (ANI): The Obama administration considers Israel's blockade of Gaza to be untenable and plans to press for a new approach to ensure Israel's security while allowing more supplies into ... Read more...

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Hamas unable to pay salaries to its employees


May 3rd, 2010 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Gaza, May 3 (DPA) The Hamas administration in the Gaza Strip is unable to pay full salaries to its 32,000 employees, a senior official in Hamas-run finance ministry said Monday. "The government will ... Read more...

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Israeli soldier killed by friendly fire


March 23rd, 2010 - 6:19 am ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, March 23 (DPA) An Israeli soldier was killed by "friendly fire" from other Israeli troops Monday night, while checking three Palestinians who had crossed from the Gaza Strip into Israel, ... Read more...

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UN chief asks Israel to lift Gaza siege (Lead)


March 21st, 2010 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Gaza, March 21 (DPA) United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon called Sunday on Israel to lift its blockade of the Gaza Strip, as he visited the impoverished salient to examine first hand ... Read more...

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Netanyahu to hold talks with Mubarak in Egypt Tuesday


December 27th, 2009 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, Dec 27 (DPA) Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is to travel to Egypt Tuesday for talks with President Hosni Mubarak. Netanyahu announced the trip in his weekly cabinet briefing in Jerusalem Sunday, ... Read more...

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Majority of Israelis favour freeing militants in return for Shalit


December 26th, 2009 - 1:21 am ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, Dec 25 (DPA) An overwhelming majority of Israelis support releasing and deporting hundreds of jailed "heavyweight" Palestinian militants in exchange for an Israeli soldier held in the Gaza Strip for ... Read more...

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Four doctors visited Israeli soldier held in Gaza Strip: report


December 6th, 2009 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Gaza/Tel Aviv, Dec 6 (DPA) A team of four French doctors visited the Gaza Strip last week to examine an Israeli soldier held there for three-and-a-half years, ahead of a possible prisoner ... Read more...

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Israel likely to exchange 980 Palestinian prisoners for Shalit


November 30th, 2009 - 4:51 am ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, Nov 30 (DPA) Israel would likely release 980 Palestinian prisoners in exchange for Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit, who was kidnapped by Hamas more than three years ago, the State Prosecution said. The ... Read more...

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Three killed in Israeli airstrike in Gaza


August 26th, 2009 - 1:23 am ICT by IANS
Gaza, Aug 25 (Xinhua) Three Palestinian brothers were killed early Tuesday in an Israeli airstrike at smuggling tunnels in southern Gaza Strip town of Rafah, witnesses and medical sources said. The latest ... Read more...

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Allow Israeli soldier to contact family, HRW asks Hamas


June 25th, 2009 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, June 25 (DPA) International rights group, the Human Rights Watch (HRW), Thursday called on the Hamas movement to allow captured Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit contact with his family. Hamas, which rules Gaza ... Read more...

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Israel to release speaker of Hamas-dominated council


June 17th, 2009 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Ramallah, June 17 (DPA) An Israeli military court decided Wednesday to release the speaker of the Hamas-dominated Palestinian Legislative Council, who has been held in an Israeli jail for 34 months. Hazem Dweik, ... Read more...

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Israel admits use of white phosphorus in Gaza offensive


April 23rd, 2009 - 6:28 am ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, April 23 (DPA) The Israeli military made mistakes during its December offensive in Gaza, which caused civilian deaths, but did not deliberately fire at civilians, Israel's deputy chief of army staff ... Read more...

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Israeli cabinet debates Hamas prisoners’ conditions


March 29th, 2009 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, March 29 (DPA) Israel's outgoing cabinet met Sunday to debate proposals to worsen conditions for Hamas members held in Israeli jails, in an effort to pressure the Islamic organisation over ... Read more...

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Hamas threatens to kidnap more Israeli soldiers


March 29th, 2009 - 4:45 am ICT by IANS
Gaza, March 29 (Xinhua) The Islamic Hamas movement has threatened to kidnap more Israeli soldiers if Tel Aviv does not respond to its call to free Palestinian prisoners. The Al-Qassam Brigade, armed wing ... Read more...

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