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One Israeli, Three Militants Killed in Border Attack

Posted September 21st, 2012 at 11:55 am (UTC-5)
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An Israeli soldier and three suspected militants have been killed in a clash near the Sinai peninsula, the latest in a series of violent attacks in the region. Israeli security forces say heavily armed gunmen wearing explosives infiltrated the border from Egypt on Friday and opened fire on soldiers who were guarding workers building a […]

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One Israeli, Three Militants Killed in Border Attack

Posted September 21st, 2012 at 9:40 am (UTC-5)
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Israeli security forces say they thwarted a major terrorist attack, when three suspected militants who infiltrated the border from Egypt were killed by Israeli forces. A military spokeswoman says heavily armed attackers wearing explosives started shooting as they entered from the Sinai region on Friday in an ambush on Israeli troops who were guarding workers […]

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Palestinian Medics: Israeli Airstrike Kills 2 in Gaza

Posted September 19th, 2012 at 5:15 pm (UTC-5)
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Palestinian doctors say an Israeli airstrike on a car in Gaza Wednesday killed at least two men and wounded one. The attack took place in the town of Rafah, near the Palestinian border with Egypt. Palestinian militants frequently fire rockets into Israel. Israel also accuses militants of using tunnels to smuggle weapons from Egypt into […]

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Netanyahu: Iran Guided by ‘Unbelievable Fanaticism’

Posted September 15th, 2012 at 11:35 pm (UTC-5)
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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says Iran’s leaders are guided by “fanaticism” and the world must push harder to stop Tehran from getting nuclear weapons. In an interview to air Sunday on the U.S. television show “Meet the Press” , Mr. Netanyahu disagreed with those who say going to war with Iran is worse than […]

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White House: Obama Won’t Meet Israeli PM on US Visit

Posted September 11th, 2012 at 10:40 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama will not meet with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu when the Israeli leader visits New York this month to urge that the U.N. take tougher action against Iran’s nuclear program. The White House says the two leaders discussed Iran’s nuclear program during an hour-long telephone call Tuesday night, and are united […]

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White House: Obama Won’t Meet Israeli PM on US Visit

Posted September 11th, 2012 at 4:50 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama will not meet with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu when the Israeli leader visits New York this month to urge that the U.N. take tougher action against Iran’s nuclear program. A White House official told VOA Mr. Obama’s decision should not be interpreted as a refusal to meet the Israeli prime […]

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White House: ‘No Daylight’ Between US, Israel Over Iran Nuclear Program

Posted September 3rd, 2012 at 3:55 pm (UTC-5)
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The White House says Israel and the United states are commited to preventing Iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon, but there is still time to pursue diplomacy. White House spokesman Jay Carney spoke with VOA Monday after an Israeli newspaper reported that Washington had approached Tehran to convey that it would not be dragged into […]

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Israeli Settlers Voluntarily Leave West Bank Outpost

Posted September 2nd, 2012 at 11:00 am (UTC-5)
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Israeli settlers have voluntarily evacuated a West Bank settlement outpost, ending a year-long legal battle with the Israeli supreme court, which ruled the Jewish homes were illegally built on land privately-owned by Palestinians. The remaining families of the Migron outpost, built without Israeli government authorization, left early Sunday as Israeli police handed them orders to […]

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Israeli Court Throws Out Suit Over US Activist’s Death

Posted August 28th, 2012 at 5:40 pm (UTC-5)
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An Israeli court has thrown out a lawsuit brought against the army by the family of a U.S. pro-Palestinian activist crushed to death by an army bulldozer in 2003. Judge Oded Gershon Tuesday called Rachel Corrie’s death a “regrettable accident.” But he said Corrie put herself in a dangerous situation in a war zone and […]

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Israeli Court Rejects Suit Over US Activist Death

Posted August 28th, 2012 at 4:40 am (UTC-5)
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An Israeli court Tuesday dismissed a lawsuit brought against the military by the family of a U.S. activist crushed to death by an army bulldozer during a 2003 pro-Palestinian protest in the Gaza Strip. Rachel Corrie’s family had accused Israel of intentionally and unlawfully killing their 23-year-old daughter, launching a civil case in the northern […]

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