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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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Israel slams South Africa over Palestinian territory label


August 24th, 2012 - 5:35 am ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, Aug 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Israel has condemned the South African government's decision to label goods produced in the occupied Palestinian territories.Under the new rules, the South African government ... Read more...

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Israeli military admits to cyber-warfare


June 4th, 2012 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, June 4 (IANS) The Israeli military is using cyber-warfare to curb attacks on the country's cyber space and to counter enemies on the net, the authorities say.In a ... 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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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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Iran behind attack on Israeli missions: Netanyahu (Lead)


February 13th, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, Feb 13 (IANS) Iran was behind a car bomb attack on Israeli officials in New Delhi and a thwarted attack in Georgian capital Tbilisi, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said ... Read more...

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The struggle is not over: Israeli PM on 9/11


September 11th, 2011 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, Sep 11 (IANS) A decade since the Al Qaeda attacks on the World Trade Center in New York, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned Sunday of growing radical Islamism ... 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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Hamas, Fatah sign reconciliation deal


May 5th, 2011 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, May 4 (IANS) Palentine's two biggest factions - Fatah and Hamas - formally adopted a reconciliation agreement Wednesday in Cairo, CNN quoted Egytian state TV as saying.While Fatah is ... Read more...

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India can be a food superpower: Israel minister


May 2nd, 2011 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
Karnal (Haryana), May 2 (IANS) Israel's Minister of Agriculture Orit Noked Monday said that India has the potential to become a world superpower in food production, provided it was able ... Read more...

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India concerned about continuing stalemate in West Asia


January 28th, 2011 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) India is concerned about the continued stalemate between the feuding parties in the Palestinian dispute, Minister of State for External Affairs E. Ahamed said here Friday."The continued ... Read more...

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Palestinian leaders agreed to define Israel as a Jewish state


January 25th, 2011 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan.25 (ANI): Palestinian negotiators privately agreed with Israel to define the latter as a Jewish state in sharp contrast to their public position, confidential documents leaked by Al Jazeera TV reveal. ... Read more...

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Former Israeli president found guilty of rape


December 30th, 2010 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 30 (IANS) Former Israeli president Moshe Katsav was Thursday found guilty of raping a tourism ministry employee and sexually assaulting and harassing two other women."The event in the accused's office ... 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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New violence forces Christians to flee Iraq


December 13th, 2010 - 3:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 13 (ANI): Thousands of Iraqi Christians have reportedly fled abroad or to northern parts of the country amid a campaign of violence against them and growing fear that the country's ... Read more...

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China probably unstapling the visa issue


December 9th, 2010 - 11:46 pm ICT by ANI
By Smita PrakashBrussels, Dec 9 (ANI): The stapled visa issue between India and China seems to have been settled. Though neither side is expected to make a formal statement, a government ... Read more...

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India supports Iran’s peaceful use of n-power: Nirupama Rao


November 21st, 2010 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) Terming the Persian Gulf region India's "natural partner", Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao Sunday reiterated that India supports Iran's right to the peaceful use of nuclear energy and ... Read more...

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Settlers set fire to West Bank mosque in protest against Israel


October 4th, 2010 - 11:17 pm ICT by BNO News
BETHLEHEM (BNO NEWS) -- A Palestinian mosque on Sunday night was burned down by West Bank settlers in protest against Israel's policies, the Haaretz newspaper reported on Monday.The mosque was located in ... Read more...

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Hate preacher Anjem Choudary warns Ed Miliband over his views on Israel


October 3rd, 2010 - 4:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 3 (ANI): Radical hate preacher Anjem Choudary has issued a warning just days after Ed Miliband became the first Jewish politician to lead the Labour Party.Speaking exclusively to The Daily ... Read more...

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Israeli FM breaks ranks with Netanyahu over peace talks with Palestinians


September 29th, 2010 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
United Nations, Sept.29 (ANI): Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman has broken ranks with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's peace strategy, telling the UN General Assembly that Israel should drop plans to negotiate a ... Read more...

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How MI6 became one of the most respected spy agencies


September 22nd, 2010 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 22 (ANI): MI6 has launched a new book about its official history, 'History Of The Secret Intelligence Service (1909-1949)'.The Secret Intelligence Service could have gone further, but the historian delving ... Read more...

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Spanish porn site owner sold Twitter user name to Israel for ‘thousands of pounds’


September 15th, 2010 - 7:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept.15 (ANI): A user of Twitter has sold his username on the micro-blogging website to Israel for thousands of pounds.Israel Melendez, the owner of a porn site, sold the @Israel username ... Read more...

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Wife of Israeli prime minister speaks out against decision to deport 400 children from Israel


August 16th, 2010 - 4:03 am ICT by BNO News
JERUSALEM (BNO NEWS) – The Israeli prime minister's wife said begged her husband's administration on Sunday to not go through with a decision to deport around 400 children out of Israel in ... Read more...

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Male Accused Of Participation In Knife Attacks In Virginia And Michigan Seized


August 12th, 2010 - 10:45 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Washington, August 12, 2010 (Just Flashed): A male, who has been accused of involvement in a sequence of knife attacks in Virginia and Michigan, has been detained at the Atlanta airdrome. ... Read more...

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Israel to expel children of illegal immigrants


August 2nd, 2010 - 6:15 am ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, Aug 2 (IANS) Some 400 children of illegal immigrant workers face deportation under a new residency criteria approved by the Israeli cabinet Sunday, Xinhua reported. "The cabinet decided to allow most children ... Read more...

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Freida Pinto Starrer ‘Miral’ To Compete In Venice Film Festival


July 31st, 2010 - 10:16 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 31, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Miral, an upcoming French film starring Indian actress Freida Pinto is going to take part in the Venice Festival andcompete for the Golden Lion trophy.This is ... Read more...

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Swiss Bank to showcase the Kafka papers which were hidden in their safe deposit box


July 20th, 2010 - 8:59 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Zurich, July 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A bank in the Swiss capital - Zurich is all set to open a safe deposit box, which contains the drawings and writings of the late ... Read more...

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African National Congress’ Youth League condemns Israeli raid on Gaza relief flotilla


June 3rd, 2010 - 2:55 am ICT by BNO News
JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA (BNO NEWS) – The African National Congress (ANC) Youth League condemned on Wednesday the Israeli raid on the humanitarian flotilla that was headed to Gaza to provide relief.The Youth ... Read more...

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Israel under ‘international assault of hypocrisy’: Netanyahu


June 3rd, 2010 - 1:18 am ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, June 2 (DPA) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Wednesday bluntly rejected international criticism of his country's forceful interception on high seas of six aid ships headed for the blockaded Gaza Strip. "The ... Read more...

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Israel says Hamas refuses to allow flotilla aid


June 2nd, 2010 - 11:15 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D. C. (BNO NEWS) – An Israel Defence Spokesperson (IDF) and the Coordinator of Government Activities in the Territories said Wednesday that Hamas is refusing to allow flotilla aid into the ... Read more...

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Frieda gives Cannes a miss?


April 27th, 2010 - 8:12 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
April 27, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Reams of newsprint have been devoted to imminent Aishwarya Rai- Frieda Pinto face-off at the upcoming 63rd Cannes Film Festival. Looks like the senior actress has ... Read more...

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Statement by Israeli President Peres on the death of Polish President Lech Kaczynski


April 10th, 2010 - 8:25 pm ICT by BNO News
JERUSALEM (BNO NEWS) -- Israeli President Shimon Peres on Saturday released the following statement after Polish President Lech Kaczynski, his wife, and other senior government figures were killed in a plane ... Read more...

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Britain to expel Israeli diplomat over Hamas killing


March 24th, 2010 - 1:07 am ICT by IANS
London, March 23 (DPA) Britain is to expel an Israeli diplomat over the use of fake British passports by the killers of a Hammas official in Dubai, Foreign Secretary David Miliband ... Read more...

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Netanyahu defends Jerusalem building despite controversy


March 16th, 2010 - 3:42 am ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, March 16 (DPA) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu defended Monday plans for further housing construction in Jerusalem despite sharp international criticism and what was called the worst crisis in Israel's ... Read more...

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Israel President Peres says Israel is ready to return to peace talks


January 29th, 2010 - 3:41 pm ICT by BNO News
DAVOS, SWITZERLAND (BNO NEWS) – Israeli President Shimon Peres on Thursday met with Jordanian King Abdullah at the World Economic Forum and discussed the Israeli-Palestinian peace process, said Israel is willing to ... Read more...

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