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One dead, 9 hurt in Tel Aviv stabbings as Biden visits

One dead, 9 hurt in Tel Aviv stabbings as Biden visits

Mar 08, – Police said the attacker wounded three people in the Jaffa port area, a touristic zone in Israel’s commercial capital, before going on toward a restaurant and stabbing four others. An attacker stabbed 10 people along the Tel Aviv waterfront Tuesday, killing one, as US Vice President Joe Biden flew into the city […]

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Israeli woman stabbed to death, 3 attackers killed

Israeli woman stabbed to death, 3 attackers killed

Nov 22, – The 21-year-old Israeli woman was seriously wounded when a Palestinian attacked her with a knife in the West Bank Sunday afternoon before being shot and killed by soldiers nearby, the military said. A young Israeli woman was stabbed to death by a Palestinian who was among three assailants to be shot dead […]

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Palestinian gunman kills two Israelis in West Bank

Palestinian gunman kills two Israelis in West Bank

Nov 13, – The gunman opened fire on a family traveling near the Jewish settlement of Otneil, which is close to Hebron, Israel medics and media reported. A Palestinian gunman killed two Israelis in the southern West Bank on Friday, the military said, while in the nearby city of Hebron Israeli troops shot dead a […]

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Israel must keep security control in a peace deal – Netanyahu

Israel must keep security control in a peace deal – Netanyahu

Nov 11, – Netanyahu, who later met with members of Congress, said Israel must be able to defend itself, by itself. This includes threats from any territory Israel relinquishes, including hundreds of miles (kilometers) of borders subject to potential tunneling. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Tuesday that the “real test” of a two-state solution […]

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Israeli forces kill two Palestinian knife attackers

Israeli forces kill two Palestinian knife attackers

Nov 10, – In the latest incident, a Palestinian drew a knife and tried to attack paramilitary border policemen at a checkpoint in the Israeli-occupied West Bank, police spokesman Luba Samri said. They shot him after he ignored calls to stop and was later declared dead, he said. Israeli forces shot dead two Palestinian attackers […]

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Kerry presses Iranas nuclear deadline looms

Kerry presses Iranas nuclear deadline looms

Mar 26, – “We very much believe that we can get this done by (March) 31,” said a senior State Department official travelling on Kerry’s plane to the Swiss lakeside city of Lausanne. US Secretary of State John Kerry and his Iranian counterpart held down-to-the-wire talks in Switzerland Thursday, with US officials insisting the contours […]

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Netanyahu wins surprise victory in Israel election

Netanyahu wins surprise victory in Israel election

Mar 18, – With nearly all of the votes counted, his rightwing Likud party was seen taking 30 of the Knesset’s 120 seats, with the centre-left Zionist Union a distant second on 24. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu beat the odds on Wednesday to win a resounding election victory that will likely deepen tensions with […]

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Rebuilding Gaza will take 20 years, group says

Rebuilding Gaza will take 20 years, group says

Aug 30, – Most of the new building would be to make up for the current housing deficit, rather than to address damage from fighting between Israel and Palestinian militants. An international organization involved in assessing post-conflict reconstruction says it will take 20 years under current levels of restrictions to rebuild the Gaza Strip’s battered […]

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Gaza ceasefire takes effect as Palestinians celebrate

Gaza ceasefire takes effect as Palestinians celebrate

Aug 26, – Minutes before the Egyptian-brokered truce began at 1600 GMT (12.00 noon EDT), a rocket fired by Palestinian militants killed one person in an Israeli kibbutz, or collective farm, near the Gaza border, police said. A ceasefire agreement between Israel and the Palestinians aimed at ending their seven-week conflict in Gaza went into […]

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Israel, Palestinians closest to peace ‘in years’: Kerry

Israel, Palestinians closest to peace ‘in years’: Kerry

Dec 07, – Israel and the Palestinians are closer to a peace deal than they have been in years, US Secretary of State John Kerry said on Friday wrapping up his latest visit. “I believe we are closer than we have been in years to bringing about the peace and the prosperity and the security […]

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