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‘Ex-Israeli soldiers holidaying in Goa are dehumanised’


June 11th, 2012 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 11 (IANS) The Roman Catholic Church in Goa Monday said the Israeli youth who vacation in Goa after serving their compulsory stint in the army were "dehumanised".In an ... Read more...

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Hamas calls on Palestinians to abduct Israelis


April 18th, 2012 - 9:10 am ICT by IANS
Gaza, April 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A senior Hamas official has called on Palestinian militants to kidnap Israeli soldiers in order to exchange them for Palestinians captured by Israel.Izzat al-Rishq's ... Read more...

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Palestinian women protest in support of hunger striker


March 8th, 2012 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
Ramallah/Gaza, March 8 (IANS) Hundreds of Palestinian women Thursday celebrated International Women's Day by protesting in solidarity with a female hunger striker jailed by Israel.The protests were held in the ... Read more...

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Palestinian protesters clash with Israeli army in West Bank


February 12th, 2012 - 12:56 am ICT by IANS
Ramallah, Feb 11 (IANS) Two Palestinians were wounded as dozens clashed with Israeli soldiers Saturday in front of an Israeli prison near the West Bank city of Ramallah, witnesses said.Israeli ... 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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Israeli soldiers open fire after car fails to stop in the West Bank, killing 1


November 11th, 2011 - 10:05 pm ICT by BNO News
JERUSALEM (BNO NEWS) -- Israeli soldiers opened fire on a speeding car in the West Bank on early Friday morning after the driver ignored repeated calls to stop his vehicle, officials said. ... Read more...

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Israeli army demolishes West Bank mosque


October 11th, 2011 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Ramallah, Oct 11 (IANS) The Israeli army for the third time demolished a mosque in the northern West Bank Tuesday, saying it was built without permission, Palestinian sources said.Witnesses ... Read more...

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Hundreds demonstrate across Egypt to demand Israeli ambassador’s expulsion


August 27th, 2011 - 2:28 am ICT by BNO News
CAIRO (BNO NEWS) -- Hundreds of Egyptians on Friday called on their government to expel Israel's ambassador and condemned Israel's attack on Egyptian soldiers, the Al-Ahram state-owned newspaper reported.Hundreds of people gathered ... Read more...

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Israel begins dismantling section of West Bank barrier


June 26th, 2011 - 10:42 pm ICT by BNO News
WEST BANK (BNO NEWS) -- The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) on Sunday began dismantling a section of the security fence bordering the West Bank village of Bil'in, the IDF said in a ... Read more...

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At least 10 people killed, more than 100 injured in clashes along Israel’s borders


May 15th, 2011 - 11:14 pm ICT by BNO News
RAMALLAH (BNO NEWS) -- At least 10 people were killed and more than 100 others were injured on Sunday when Israeli troops clashed with violent protesters in Palestine, Syria and Lebanon, reports ... Read more...

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US campaigned heavy-handedly to help Israel escape UN war crimes probe: WikiLeaks


April 19th, 2011 - 4:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 19(ANI): The United States led a vigorous campaign to hinder the progress of an independent UN investigation into possible war crimes in the aftermath of Israel's 2008-2009 intervention in the ... Read more...

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Israeli soldiers fired at Gaza-bound aid ships in self-defence, says inquiry


January 24th, 2011 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
Jerusalem, Jan 24 (ANI): The Israel Government-appointed Turkel Commission has claimed that the country's soldiers opened fire in self-defence during a deadly attack on a Gaza-bound flotilla of aid ships May 31, ... Read more...

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Israel fires at two Palestinians on Gaza border


January 18th, 2011 - 11:46 pm ICT by BNO News
GAZA STRIP (BNO NEWS) -- Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) on Tuesday fired at two Palestinians on the Gaza border as they attempted to plant an explosive, the Haaretz newspaper reported.One suspect was ... Read more...

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Israeli soldiers arrest senior Hamas operative in the West Bank


January 7th, 2011 - 6:45 pm ICT by BNO News
WEST BANK (BNO NEWS) -- Israeli soldiers on Friday morning arrested a senior member of the Hamas armed infrastructure in the West Bank, according to the Israel Defense Forces (IDF).IDF said its ... Read more...

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Israeli military condemns Brit activists for revealing its ‘war criminal’ soldiers on website


November 20th, 2010 - 3:39 pm ICT by ANI
Jerusalem, Nov 20 (ANI): The Israeli military has condemned British activists for the publication of names and photographs of 200 Israeli soldiers, including senior commanders and low-ranking soldiers, on a US-based website ... Read more...

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US ’supporting’ international terrorists: Turkish PM


October 15th, 2010 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 15 (ANI): Criticising the "double standards" of the United States, Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has accused it of supporting some common enemies of Pakistan and Turkey, adding that ... Read more...

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Israel considers referendum on peace deal with Palestinians


September 22nd, 2010 - 8:55 am ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, Sep 22 (IANS) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has said that he is considering to put any possible peace agreement with the Palestinians to a national referendum. "It is clear to me ... Read more...

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UN panel on flotilla raid completes probe in Jordan


September 4th, 2010 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Amman, Sep 4 (DPA) A UN fact-finding mission left Jordan Saturday, prominent Jordanian unionist Wael Saqqa said, following a five-day investigation into a fatal Israeli raid on a Gaza-bound flotilla in the ... Read more...

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Israeli troops held for thefts from Gaza aid flotilla


August 20th, 2010 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, Aug 20 (IANS) Three Israeli soldiers have been arrested on suspicion of selling equipment stolen from passengers on board the Gaza-bound aid flotilla which the navy intercepted in a deadly May ... Read more...

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Israeli jets raid Gaza targets


August 18th, 2010 - 11:20 am ICT by IANS
Gaza, Aug 18 (IANS) Israeli airplanes struck several targets in the Gaza Strip, apparently in response to the injury of two soldiers by Palestinian militants. Witnesses said that the air strikes destroyed ... Read more...

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Two Lebanese soldiers killed in Israel-Lebanon clash (Lead)


August 3rd, 2010 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Beirut, Aug 3 (DPA) Clashes erupted Tuesday between Israeli troops and the Lebanese army in southern Lebanon, killing at least two Lebanese soldiers and wounding two Israelis, a Lebanese security source said. An ... Read more...

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Israeli rabbis to issue an edict to clamp down on ‘burka’


July 31st, 2010 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 31 (ANI): Israeli rabbis are all set to issue an edict to clamp down on the growing number of devout Jewish women wearing 'burka' by declaring the garment an item ... Read more...

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Seven killed in Romanian crash (Lead)


July 28th, 2010 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
Bucharest/Tel Aviv, July 27 (DPA) The Israeli army confirmed Tuesday the deaths of six of its soldiers and one Romanian soldier in a helicopter crash in Romania. The military had been informed of ... Read more...

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Helicopter carrying six Israeli service members crashes in central Romania


July 26th, 2010 - 11:55 pm ICT by BNO News
BUCHAREST, ROMANIA (BNO NEWS) -- A military helicopter belonging to the Israeli Army crashed on Monday afternoon in central Romania, local media reported. At least six Israeli soldiers and one Romanian soldier ... Read more...

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Video of Israeli soldiers dancing on the streets of Hebron goes viral


July 8th, 2010 - 3:09 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Hebron, July 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) There is a video of the dancing Israeli soldiers that has gone viral on the Internet. The soldiers are dancing in a choreographed fashion to the tune ... Read more...

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Israel will ‘never apologize’ for Gaza flotilla raid


July 5th, 2010 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
Jerusalem, July 5(ANI): Israel's Foreign Ministry spokesman Yigal Palmor has said that the government will never apologize for the commando raid on the international aid convoy to Gaza.Palmor's comments come after ... Read more...

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Israel arrests Palestinians in West Bank raids


June 23rd, 2010 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Ramallah, June 23 (IANS) Israeli troops Wednesday arrested four Palestinians in the West Bank city of Ramallah. Palestinian police sources in Ramallah said that Israeli soldiers raided a number of houses and arrested ... Read more...

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Israel agrees to ease Gaza Strip blockade


June 18th, 2010 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
Jerusalem, June 18 (ANI): Facing huge international pressure to overhaul its Gaza policy, Israel has agreed to ease its blockade of the Gaza Strip and to expand the inflow of materials for ... Read more...

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Israeli Navy kills four Palestinian divers


June 7th, 2010 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, June 7 (DPA) Israeli soldiers Monday killed four Palestinians off the coast of the Gaza Strip, news reports said. An Israeli military spokesman said the men were militants on their way ... Read more...

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Israeli soldiers board Gaza-bound ‘Rachel Corrie’ without incident


June 5th, 2010 - 5:38 pm ICT by BNO News
JERUSALEM (BNO NEWS) -- Israeli soldiers boarded the Gaza-bound 'Rachel Corrie' on Saturday after it ignored numerous invitations to dock at Ashdod port, where its cargo would be inspected and then transfered ... 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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Hezbollah chief describes Israel as ’state of terror’


June 5th, 2010 - 7:35 am ICT by IANS
Beirut, June 5 (DPA) Hezbollah chief Sheikh Hassan Nasrallah has described Israel as a "state of terror", referring to the attack on a Gaza-bound aid flotilla in which nine activists died. Six aid ... Read more...

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Lebanese detainees captured in flotilla raid arrive in Lebanon


June 3rd, 2010 - 4:42 am ICT by IANS
Beirut, June 3 (DPA) Two journalists who were among the five Lebanese detainees captured during the Israeli raid on a flotilla carrying aid bound for the Gaza Strip, were released late Wednesday ... Read more...

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Israelis shot people in forehead, says Pakistani


June 2nd, 2010 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 2 (DPA) A Pakistani journalist who was captured during a naval attack on a Gaza-bound aid flotilla alleged Wednesday that Israeli soldiers were shooting people in cold blood. Talat Hussain, one ... Read more...

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Flotilla raid: US trying to placate Turkey without condemning Israel


June 2nd, 2010 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 2 (ANI): The Obama administration is trying to placate an outraged Turkish government while refusing to condemn Israel for its deadly raid on a flotilla of aid ships bound for ... Read more...

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