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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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Israel preparing to attack Iran: Report


August 17th, 2012 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 17 (IANS) Israel is preparing for a ground attack on Iran before Christmas, after conducting commando dry runs in the Iraq desert, a media report said.Top military officials ... Read more...

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Iranian leader threatens to increase uranium enrichment


July 23rd, 2012 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iran will start enriching uranium to 56-percent level if Israel and the West keep on pressurising Tehran with sanctions, Iranian religious leader Seyed Reza Taghavi ... Read more...

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Six killed in Bulgaria bus blast


July 19th, 2012 - 3:48 am ICT by IANS
Sofia, July 19 (IANS) Six people died and over 30 others were injured in Bulgaria Wednesday when a powerful blast ripped through a bus carrying Israeli tourists.The explosion took place ... Read more...

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Israel’s Mossad agent dies in accident (Lead)


July 18th, 2012 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, July 18 (IANS) An agent with Israel's Mossad who commanded hundreds of covert missions in two decades of service was killed Monday in a biking accident, a media report ... Read more...

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Israel’s Mossad agent killed


July 18th, 2012 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, July 18 (IANS) An agent with Israel's Mossad who commanded hundreds of covert missions in two decades of service was killed Monday in a biking accident, a media report ... Read more...

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A single click protects kids from pedophiles


July 8th, 2012 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, July 8 (IANS) A new Facebook app can help parents protect children from snooping with a single click and also keep them safe from pedophiles.The Social Privacy ... Read more...

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Israel warns against concessions to Tehran


May 22nd, 2012 - 9:04 am ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, May 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iran continues to pose a nuclear threat to Israel and world powers should not make any concessions to Tehran at the upcoming talks in ... Read more...

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Jailed ex-Israeli president freed for seven hours


May 21st, 2012 - 9:20 am ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, May 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Jailed former Israeli president Moshe Katsav convicted of raping a former female employee was freed for seven hours Sunday to attend his son's wedding.Katsav ... Read more...

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Israeli president feeling well after surgery for hernia


May 12th, 2012 - 2:02 am ICT by BNO News
JERUSALEM, ISRAEL (BNO NEWS) -- Israeli President Shimon Peres underwent successful surgery in Tel Aviv on Friday to treat a hernia which was discovered in his abdomen earlier this week, his spokesman ... Read more...

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Ancient Hebrew seal found in Jerusalem


May 2nd, 2012 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, May 1 (IANS) A rare seal from the First Temple period has been uncovered in an archaeological excavation in Jerusalem, authorities said Tuesday.The seal was found among the ... Read more...

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Israeli PM’s father passes away


April 30th, 2012 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, April 30 (IANS) Ben-Zion Netanyahu, father of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Monday passed away at his Jerusalem home at the age of 102.A statement released Monday by ... Read more...

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Petition to close down Mossad quashed


April 19th, 2012 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, April 18 (IANS) The Israeli Supreme Court has dismissed a petition seeking to close down the country's spy agency Mossad.The petition was filed by a man, identified only ... Read more...

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Israel building rocket battalion


April 4th, 2012 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, April 3 (IANS) The Israeli military is setting up a rocket battalion to help minimize civilian casualties in future combat operations in the Gaza Strip.Israel mostly relies on ... 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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‘Iranians, we love you’, says Israeli Facebook page


March 23rd, 2012 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, March 23 (IANS) A new Facebook initiative has been launced by Israelis to reach out to Iranians to show them that despite tensions, the majority of Israelis do ... Read more...

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Israel minister sells luxury apartment after public outcry


March 21st, 2012 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, March 21 (IANS) Israeli Defence Minister and former prime minister Ehud Barak has sold his luxury apartment in an effort to deflect public criticism of what was perceived ... Read more...

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Israeli army to acquire rockets


March 15th, 2012 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, March 15 (IANS) The Israeli military will acquire rockets with ranges of 40 and 150 km, a media report said.Brig-Gen. David Suissa, the commander of the army's Artillery ... 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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Israel to deploy anti-missile system


February 20th, 2012 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, Feb 20 (IANS) Israel will deploy its Iron Dome anti-missile system in Tel Aviv, the army said Monday.The deployment is intended to be part of a simulation of a ... Read more...

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Krishna meets Israeli envoy, assures full support in probe (Lead)


February 15th, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) Two days after a terror attack on an Israeli embassy car, External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna met Israel's ambassador Alon Ushpiz and assured him of ... Read more...

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Thank God! My kids were not with me, says Israeli victim (Second Lead)


February 14th, 2012 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, Feb 14 (IANS) The wife of an Israeli diplomat who Monday survived a terror attack in New Delhi said she is fortunate her children were not in the ... Read more...

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Lucky that kids were not with me, says Israeli victim (Lead)


February 14th, 2012 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, Feb 14 (IANS) The wife of an Israeli diplomat who survived a bomb attack in New Delhi said that she is fortunate that her children were not in ... Read more...

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Israeli victim saw Delhi bomber


February 14th, 2012 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, Feb 14 (IANS) The wife of an Israeli diplomat who survived an audacious bomb attack here has said she saw the motorcyclist who attached an explosive on her ... Read more...

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It’s scary, admits Israeli embassy diplomat in Delhi


February 14th, 2012 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, Feb 14 (IANS) "It is scary," admitted an Israeli diplomat at its embassy in New Delhi after an employee was injured in a car bombing as she was ... Read more...

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Israeli diplomats world over use taxis after attacks


February 14th, 2012 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, Feb 14 (IANS) Israeli diplomats across the world used taxis or public transport after twin attacks in India and Georgia, a media report said here.Israeli institutions have been ... Read more...

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Injured woman may be evacuated to Israel


February 14th, 2012 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, Feb 14 (IANS) Tal Yehoshua Koren, an Israeli embassy staffer who was injured Monday in a car bombing in New Delhi, may be evacuated to Israel, a media ... Read more...

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Madonna fans oppose bombing Iran before Israel gig


February 10th, 2012 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Israeli fans of pop star Madonna have asked the government not to launch any air strikes against Iran until after the diva's concert in ... Read more...

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Blogging relieves teens of social anxiety


January 5th, 2012 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, Jan 5 (IANS) Blogging could relieve teenagers from social anxiety, improve their self-esteem and help them relate better to their friends, says a study. Maintaining a blog has ... Read more...

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Stressed employees avoid communicating with supervisors


January 5th, 2012 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, Jan 5 (IANS) Employees coping with abusive treatment avoid direct communication even though it would be the most effective in terms of emotional wellbeing, reports a study. "Our ... Read more...

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Israeli credit card data hacked


January 3rd, 2012 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, Jan 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Suspected Saudi hackers have broken into credit card data of at least 400,000 Israelis, credit companies in the country said Tuesday.The companies concerned said ... Read more...

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Women find terrorism coverage more distressing


October 30th, 2011 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, Oct 30 (IANS) Exposure to coverage of terrorism on TV seems to impact women more powerfully than men as it spurs negative feelings and moodiness.Such women also testified ... Read more...

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Israel frees Egyptian prisoners under swap deal


October 28th, 2011 - 9:49 am ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, Oct 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Israeli authorities released 25 Egyptian prisoners to swap them for a US-Israeli national held in Egypt four weeks ago on suspicion of spying, an ... Read more...

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Abandon new settlement plans, Russia urges Israel


October 17th, 2011 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Oct 17 (IANS) Moscow is deeply concerned over Israel's new settlement plans in East Jerusalem and has called on Tel Aviv to abandon them, the Russian foreign ministry said ... 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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