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Couple divorce as wife brings 550 cats into their marital home


May 29th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Beersheba, May 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An Israeli couple from the town of Beersheba in Southern Israel has divorced last week after the wife decided to keep the 550 cats that she brought ... Read more...

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US to give $680 mn for Israel’s anti-missile system


May 14th, 2012 - 11:16 am ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, May 14 (IANS) The US is expected to announce the allocation of $680 million for Israel's Iron Dome anti-missile defence system, a media report said.Citing the Israel Hayom ... Read more...

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Pentagon backs expanding Israel’s Iron Dome


March 28th, 2012 - 7:14 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 28 (IANS) The US has said it supports expanding Israel's anti-rocket defence system Iron Dome, and is to ask Congress for money to install more such systems.Pentagon ... Read more...

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US urges Palestinians, Israelis to end violence


March 13th, 2012 - 8:07 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 13 (IANS) The US government Monday urged the Palestinians and the Israelis to end violence as the ongoing conflicts between Israel and militants in Gaza entered its fourth ... 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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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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Israeli jets raid Gaza


February 12th, 2012 - 7:10 am ICT by IANS
Gaza, Feb 12 (IANS) Israeli fighter jets Saturday night raided four targets in the Gaza Strip, wounding at least two people, medics and witnesses said.Israeli F16 warplanes hovered over the ... Read more...

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Israel Navy intercepts Gaza-bound aid vessels


November 4th, 2011 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Jersusalem, Nov 4 (IANS) The Israeli Navy Friday afternoon intercepted two aid boats that were approaching the coast of Gaza Strip, leading them to southern Israel's Ashdod port, the Israeli ... Read more...

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One killed after Israeli air strikes hit the Gaza Strip in response to rocket fire


August 17th, 2011 - 1:16 am ICT by BNO News
GAZA (BNO NEWS) -- The Israeli army launched a series of air strikes in the Gaza Strip on Tuesday, killing one Hamas gunman and injuring two others, according to Hamas medical sources. ... Read more...

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Two rockets fired from Gaza into Israel despite announced ceasefire


April 16th, 2011 - 2:09 am ICT by BNO News
ASHKELON, ISRAEL (BNO NEWS) -- Two rockers on Friday were launched from the Gaza Strip into southern Israel despite the announced ceasefire, Israel Defense Forces (IDF) informed.The rocket attacks were launched into ... Read more...

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Israeli strike kills two in Gaza, Israel deploys anti-missile system


March 27th, 2011 - 9:58 pm ICT by BNO News
GAZA (BNO NEWS) -- Israeli warplanes on Sunday raided Jabalya refugee camp, north of Gaza, killing two Palestinians and wounding a man critically, Palestine News and Info Agency WAFA reported.Medical sources announced ... 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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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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Militants linked to al Qaeda fire mortar rounds at Israel


November 21st, 2010 - 1:38 am ICT by BNO News
GAZA CITY (BNO NEWS) -- A militant group linked to al Qaeda on Saturday claimed that it has fired three mortars at a Israeli-controlled crossing in southern Gaza."The shelling is a response ... 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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Israeli planes strike Gaza


September 16th, 2010 - 9:29 am ICT by IANS
Gaza, Sep 16 (DPA) Israeli F16 jets carried out early Thursday five successive airstrikes on several targets in the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip in response to earlier projectile attacks on southern Israel, witnesses ... Read more...

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Israeli warplanes hit Hamas targets in Gaza


July 1st, 2010 - 8:16 am ICT by IANS
Gaza, July 1 (DPA) Israeli warplanes carried out four successive air strikes on different targets belonging to Islamic Hamas movement's armed wing early Thursday, witnesses and medics said. They said that Israeli F16 ... Read more...

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US had urged Israel to observe caution, restraint on flotilla move to Gaza Strip


June 3rd, 2010 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 3 (ANI): The Obama administration had urged Israel to use "caution and restraint" with the half a dozen aid boats bound for the Gaza Strip before Israeli commandos raided the ... 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 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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15 injured in Israeli airstrikes in Gaza


May 26th, 2010 - 8:51 am ICT by IANS
Gaza, May 26 (DPA) Israeli warplanes rocketed two targets at midnight in Gaza Strip, leaving at least 15 people lightly wounded, witnesses and medical sources said. The witnesses said that Israeli F-16s ... 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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Israeli airstrikes wound 10 in Gaza


March 20th, 2010 - 5:20 am ICT by IANS
Gaza, March 20 (DPA) Israeli F16 warplanes Friday night carried out two successive airstrikes on southern Gaza Strip, wounding at least 10 people, in response to earlier rocket attacks on southern Israel, ... Read more...

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Israeli jets strike Gaza smuggling tunnels


February 3rd, 2010 - 6:36 am ICT by IANS
Gaza, Feb 3 (DPA) Israeli F-16s carried out an airstrike late Tuesday against underground smuggling tunnels at the Gaza Strip-Egypt border, witnesses and security sources said. No casualties were reported.The witnesses said ... Read more...

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Israeli army strikes Gaza militant targets, four injured


January 2nd, 2010 - 6:20 am ICT by IANS
Gaza City, Jan 2 (DPA) Israeli war jets and tanks struck several targets in eastern and southern Gaza Strip Friday night, wounding at least four people, witnesses and medical sources said. Witnesses said ... 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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Israel hits Gaza tunnels, weapons plant


November 19th, 2009 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
Jerusalem, Nov.19 (ANI): Israeli aircraft struck a weapons-manufacturing facility and two smuggling tunnels in the southern Gaza Strip on Thursday, in response to recent rocket attacks on Israel, CBS quoted Israeli military ... Read more...

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Islamic militants fire rocket at Israel


November 9th, 2009 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Gaza, Nov 9 (IANS) A pro-Al Qaeda group in the Gaza Strip has fired a rocket into southern Israel Monday, the group said on its website. The Ma'sadet (House of Lions) group said ... 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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UN commission head slept during testimony: activist


September 16th, 2009 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, Sep 16 (DPA) An Israeli activist who gave evidence to a UN commission investigating Israel's winter offensive in the Gaza Strip accused the head of the commission Wednesday of sleeping ... Read more...

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Israel says Goldstone Report supports terror


September 16th, 2009 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
Jerusalem, Sep.16 (ANI): Israel has described the Goldstone Commission Report as biased and nauseating, and added that it has created an unjust "equivalence of a democratic state with a terror organization".The commission, ... 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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Israel hits targets in Gaza after rocket attacks


August 11th, 2009 - 4:29 am ICT by IANS
Gaza, Aug 11 (Xinhua) The Israeli Army backed by armoured vehicles raided several places in northern and southern Gaza Monday in a bid to stop the latest rocket attacks by militants from ... Read more...

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