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US funding for Israeli air defence


May 18th, 2012 - 4:45 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 18 (IANS) The US will give $70 million to help boost Israel's air defence capabilities to thwart rocket attacks by Palestinian militants."I was pleased to inform (Israeli ... 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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Israel fears more rocket attacks


March 27th, 2012 - 7:38 am ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, March 27 (IANS) The Israeli military has deployed its Iron Dome anti-rocket system in various locations in Tel Aviv to counter rocket attacks from Gaza militants.The Israel Defence ... Read more...

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Israel lauds its anti-rocket system


March 12th, 2012 - 5:46 am ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, March 12 (IANS) Top Israeli officials Sunday praised its homemade anti-rocket system Iron Dome after it intercepted volleys of rockets fired by Gaza militants.In a sudden flare-up of ... Read more...

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Five Palestinians killed in Israeli airstrike


October 30th, 2011 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
Gaza, Oct 29 (IANS) Five Palestinian militants were killed Saturday when an Israeli war jet struck a military training site of the Islamic Jihad (Holy War) movement's armed wing al-Quds ... 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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Israel to harden conditions of imprisoned Palestinians


June 24th, 2011 - 9:00 am ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, June 24 (IANS) Israel has decided to revoke the "privileges" of the Palestinians detained in its prisons, Xinhua reported Friday.On Thursday, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, during the ... Read more...

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Israeli planes attack Hamas sites in Gaza


February 26th, 2011 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Gaza, Feb 26 (IANS) Israeli aircraft attacked two military sites of the armed wing of the Islamic Hamas movement in Gaza Strip, wounding at least two persons, witnesses and security sources said ... Read more...

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Israel fears Egypt may fall into Islamic fundamentalists’ hands without fair polls


January 31st, 2011 - 6:20 pm ICT by ANI
Jerusalem, Jan 31 (ANI): Israel is keeping an eye on the ongoing unrest in Egypt, fearing that the country could fall into the hands of Islamic fundamentalists if fair elections are not ... 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 air strike kills one Palestinian in Gaza


January 12th, 2011 - 1:49 am ICT by BNO News
GAZA (BNO NEWS) -- The Israeli Air Force (IAF) on Tuesday killed one Palestinian after an air strike operation in the southern Gaza Strip, the Jerusalem Post reported.The IAF operation was conducted ... Read more...

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Seven mortar shells fired from Gaza Strip into Israel


December 21st, 2010 - 1:40 am ICT by BNO News
GAZA STRIP (BNO NEWS) -- Seven mortar shells were fired into southern Israel on Monday morning, the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) said, but there were no reports of injuries.The IDF said the ... 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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Israel allows spare parts, engine oil into Gaza


September 13th, 2010 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
Gaza, Sep 13 (IANS) Israel Monday allowed car spare parts and engine oil into Gaza for the first time in three years as part of relaxation of its blockade, a Palestinian official ... Read more...

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Israeli settlers legitimate targets: Hamas


September 4th, 2010 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
London/Jerusalem, Sep 4 (DPA) A Hamas official Saturday said hurting Israeli settlers in the West Bank was a "natural thing" as they are armed and constitute the first reserve military force of ... 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 kills three Palestinians in Gaza


June 1st, 2010 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Gaza City, June 1 (DPA) Israel killed three Palestinian militants in the northern Gaza Strip Tuesday, as they were about to launch a makeshift rocket at southern Israel, Palestinian medical officials and ... Read more...

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Israeli warplanes strike in Gaza, five injured


April 2nd, 2010 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
Gaza City, April 2 (DPA) Israeli fighter jets struck targets in the Gaza Strip early Friday, after a month of increased Palestinian rocket attacks and Israeli retaliatory strikes on the ... Read more...

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15 Palestinians detained in Gaza


March 24th, 2010 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Gaza, March 24 (IANS) At least 15 Palestinians were detained Wednesday in a raid near Israel's southern border with the Gaza Strip, an eye-witness said. Israeli special forces cracked down on around 20 ... Read more...

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Three Palestinians killed in Gaza blast


January 11th, 2010 - 12:43 am ICT by IANS
Gaza, Jan 10 (IANS) Three Palestinians were killed in an explosion in central Gaza Strip town of Deir al-Balah late Sunday, medical sources and witnesses said. The witnesses said that a group of ... 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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Israeli planes strike in Gaza, three wounded


November 24th, 2009 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Gaza City, Nov 24 (DPA) Israeli warplanes bombed three targets in the Gaza Strip before dawn Tuesday, responding to two rockets fired into southern Israel the previous evening, the Israeli military ... Read more...

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DNA proves remains found in Lebanon are of British journalist


November 24th, 2009 - 4:09 am ICT by IANS
Beirut, Nov 24 (DPA) A British forensic team in Lebanon said DNA results proved that the body found last week in eastern Lebanon is that of a British journalist kidnapped by Palestinian ... Read more...

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Hamas calls for attacks on Israel


October 27th, 2009 - 2:49 am ICT by IANS
Gaza, Oct 27 (IANS) The Islamic Hamas movement, which rules the Gaza Strip, has urged its cadres to carry out attacks against Israel. The call was in response to Israeli action at ... Read more...

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Israel bombs three Gaza tunnels


September 30th, 2009 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, Sep 30 (DPA) The Israel Air Force bombed three weapons smuggling tunnels in the southern Gaza Strip border overnight, the military said Wednesday. The triple airstrike in the town of Rafah, ... Read more...

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Peres: U.N. report on Gaza war is “a mockery of history”


September 16th, 2009 - 8:21 pm ICT by BNO News
JERUSALEM (BNO NEWS) -- Israeli President Shimon Peres called the report by the United Nations' Fact Finding Mission on the Gaza Conflict, headed by South African jurist Richard Goldstone, "a mockery of ... Read more...

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Ahmadinejad faces obstacles in winning re-election


June 11th, 2009 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, June 11 (DPA) Supporters of President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, known abroad mainly for provoking tension with the West, are confident he could reach his goal of winning another four-year term, but ... Read more...

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Israel stages nationwide missile-attack drill


June 2nd, 2009 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, June 2 (DPA) Sirens wailed throughout Israel early Tuesday and the country's more than seven million residents were asked to enter shelters and "safe rooms", the peak of a major ... 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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Amnesty blames Israel for collapse of truce with Hamas


May 28th, 2009 - 6:46 pm ICT by ANI
Jerusalem, May 28 (ANI): In its 2009 annual report, formally released on Thursday, Amnesty International places sole blame on Israel for the breakdown in the cease-fire between Israel and Hamas that led ... Read more...

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Israeli troops arrest 10 Hamas leaders


March 19th, 2009 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, March 19 (RIA Novosti) Israeli troops arrested 10 Hamas leaders in a pre-dawn raid in the West Bank, the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) said Thursday. "Ten senior Hamas terror operatives... were ... Read more...

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Hurriyat leaders condemn Lahore attack on Lankan cricketers


March 4th, 2009 - 9:45 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Mar 4 (ANI): All Party Hurriyat Conference (APHC) leaders on Wednesday strongly condemned the terrorist attack on Sri Lankan cricket players during the second Test match at Lahore in Pakistan. Terming ... Read more...

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