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Israeli Warplanes Kill 5 Palestinain Militants in Gaza

Posted October 14th, 2012 at 2:55 pm (UTC-5)
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Israeli warplanes carried out several raids on Palestinians suspected of firing rockets from the Gaza Strip into Israel, killing five militants, including the head of a Salafist group linked to al-Qaida. Gaza medics said the first Israeli air strike killed Salafist commander Hisham Saidani, who was in his 40s, and a fellow militant as the […]

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Israeli Cabinet Approves January 22 Early Election

Posted October 14th, 2012 at 9:10 am (UTC-5)
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Israel’s Cabinet has agreed to hold a national election January 22, speeding up a vote that polls say Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is likely to win. Israeli ministers approved the early election date in Sunday’s weekly Cabinet meeting. Mr. Netanyahu said Tuesday he wants to hold the vote eight months before his mandate expires because […]

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2 Killed In Israeli Strike On Gaza

Posted October 13th, 2012 at 6:55 pm (UTC-5)
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Palestinian officials say an Israeli air strike Saturday killed two men and wounded two other people in Gaza. The officials in Gaza said a senior Salafist leader and another activist were killed in the northern town of Jabaliya. They said that one of the two people wounded in the attack is a teenage boy. Israel’s […]

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Netanyahu Orders Early Elections in Israel

Posted October 9th, 2012 at 3:55 pm (UTC-5)
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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is ordering early parliamentary elections to be held as soon as possible. Mr. Netanyahu said Tuesday he was being forced to form a new government because the current coalition was not able to agree on a budget for 2013. The next elections were scheduled for next October, but will now […]

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Israel Shoots Down Unidentified Drone

Posted October 6th, 2012 at 6:55 pm (UTC-5)
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The Israeli air force shot down an unidentified drone Saturday after it crossed into Israel’s air space. Defense officials say the pilotless aircraft traveled more than 50 kilometers above Israel’s Negev desert before it was shot down. Spokeswoman Avital Leibovich told reporters that the drone heading toward Israel was spotted in the morning and military […]

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Israel Shoots Down Unidentified Drone

Posted October 6th, 2012 at 6:10 pm (UTC-5)
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The Israeli air force shot down an unmanned drone Saturday, after it crossed into Israel’s air space. Defense officials say the unidentified drone traveled more than 50 kilometers above Israel’s Negev desert before it was shot down. Spokeswoman Avital Leibovich told reporters that the drone heading toward Israel was spotted in the morning and military […]

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American Shot Dead in Israel After Killing Hotel Worker

Posted October 5th, 2012 at 12:05 pm (UTC-5)
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An American man has opened fire at an Israeli resort hotel, killing a hotel employee before being shot dead by Israeli police. Israeli authorities say a 23-year-old U.S. citizen from New York stole a gun Friday from a security guard before shooting and killing a hotel cook. The man later barricaded himself in a kitchen […]

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US Tourist Shot Dead in Israel After Killing 1

Posted October 5th, 2012 at 5:25 am (UTC-5)
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Israeli police have shot dead a U.S. man after he opened fire at a hotel in the Red Sea resort city of Eilat killing one person. Officials say the man, an American in his 20s, stole a gun from a security guard and shot a hotel worker who died at the scene. Police say the […]

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Ex-Israeli PM Fined, Escapes Jail Time in Corruption Case

Posted September 24th, 2012 at 8:45 am (UTC-5)
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Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert will have to pay a fine but will not have to serve time in jail for his role in a corruption scandal. A court issued the sentence Monday, ordering Olmert to pay about $18,000 for helping to steer government contracts to a former colleague while he was trade and […]

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Israel Says No Changes to Egypt Peace Treaty

Posted September 23rd, 2012 at 6:00 am (UTC-5)
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Israel’s foreign minister says his country will not accept any changes to its 1979 peace treaty with Egypt. Avigdor Lieberman told Israeli public radio Sunday that there is not “the slightest possibility” of accepting any modification to the Camp David accords. His comments come as Egypt increases its military presence in the Sinai Peninsula, which […]

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