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Shimon Peres was one of the great peacemakers of our time - FW de Klerk

2016-09-28 21:55

Former president FW de Klerk has hailed Israeli former president and Nobel Peace Prize winner Shimon Peres as one of the greatest peacemakers of our time.

Former Israeli leader Shimon Peres dies

2016-09-28 06:10

Israeli ex-president and Nobel Peace Prize winner Shimon Peres has died some two weeks after suffering a major stroke, his doctor has confirmed.

Trump says he'll recognise Jerusalem as Israel's 'undivided' capital

2016-09-26 09:01

Donald Trump has pledged to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's "undivided" capital if he is elected president after meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

Israel increases interrogations of Gazan travellers

2016-09-23 08:24

An Israeli advocacy group is reporting a sharp jump in the number of Palestinians from the Gaza Strip who have been summoned for questioning by Israeli security agents as a condition for leaving the blockaded territory.

Iran 'determined' to boost military after US-Israel deal

2016-09-21 13:58

Iran's chief of staff of the armed forces says a $38bn aid deal between the US and Israel makes Iran more determined to strengthen its military

Man claims kept naked, chained for 15 years - Israeli police

2016-09-20 19:18

Israeli police say a man they found chained naked to a building, claims he has been kept that way for about 15 years.

All-female flotilla aims to break Israeli siege of Gaza

2016-09-18 17:51

As two boats led by an all-female crew pulled out of the harbour in Barcelona, Spain, a large crowd of people chanted: "Gaza, don't you cry; we will never let you die."

Israeli missile downs rocket fired from Syria: army

2016-09-17 21:52

An Israeli military spokesperson says the Iron Dome missile defence system has destroyed a rocket fired from Syria at the Israeli-held zone of the Golan Heights.

UN chief slams Israel's Netanyahu over 'ethnic cleansing' remark

2016-09-15 19:36

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has taken a swipe at Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, saying it was "unacceptable and outrageous" to claim that opposition to settlements was tantamount to ethnic cleansing.

Israeli planes hit Gaza after rocket fire

2016-09-15 08:18

Israel's air force hit the Hamas-run Gaza Strip early Thursday after Palestinians fired a rocket into southern Israel, the military said.

 

A look at the career highlights of Shimon Peres

2016-09-28 14:43

A look at the career highlights of Shimon Peres, who has filled nearly every position in Israeli public life.

Gaza's legion of war-wounded battle to forge new lives

2016-09-27 20:26

Every time he hears a loud noise, Imed al-Firi hides his healthy leg under a cushion - a reflex he developed after the summer of 2014, when Israeli tank fire struck his Gaza home and robbed him of his right leg.

Israeli official: Gaza underground wall to be done in months

2016-09-25 22:17

A senior Israeli military official says a massive underground barrier being built along the Gaza border to defend against Hamas tunnels should be completed in a matter of months.

Israeli police find second chained Bedouin man

2016-09-22 19:13

Israeli police say they have found a man chained up in a desert Bedouin village"in a state of neglect", the second such discovery in two days.

Armed man wounded after attempt to enter Israeli Embassy in Turkey

2016-09-21 12:51

An attacker apparently armed with a knife tried to enter the Israeli Embassy in Turkey before being shot and slightly wounded by a security officer, an Israeli official said

Israel boosting security for Jewish holidays

2016-09-19 07:42

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says Israel is boosting security ahead of the upcoming Jewish high holidays after the past few days saw a surge in violence.

Palestinian stabs Israeli officer amid new surge in violence

2016-09-18 13:44

Israel's military says a Palestinian attacker has stabbed an army officer in the chest near a West Bank settlement, moderately wounding him.

Fourth attack on Israelis in 24 hours

2016-09-17 17:50

A Palestinian stabbed an Israeli soldier in the flashpoint West Bank city of Hebron before being shot dead, the army has said, in the fourth such attack in under 24 hours.

World's oldest man turns 113, readies for Bar Mitzvah

2016-09-15 17:26

The world's oldest man has turned 113 and the Holocaust survivor living in Israel readied for the Bar Mitzvah he was denied a century ago, his family says.

Israel to get a record $38 billion in US military aid

2016-09-14 11:00

The US will provide Israel's military with $38 billion during the next 10 years, the largest batch of military assistance the US has ever pledged to another country

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