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  • Israel confirms approval of weapons shipment to Abbas Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Dec 28 6:44 PM
    Israel and the United States reportedly backed the move to send weapons and ammunition to forces loyal to the Palestinian president.
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  • Israel helps Egypt move weapons to counter Hamas Open this result in new window
    Los Angeles Times - 1 hour, 48 minutes ago
    With Israeli and U.S. consent, Egypt has shipped a cache of weapons through Israel to bolster the security forces of Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas in his increasingly violent struggle with the militant Hamas movement, Israeli officials said Thursday.
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  • Immigration to Israel falls in 2006 Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Dec 28 9:15 AM
    Immigration to Israel in 2006 slipped to its lowest level in 18 years, reflecting a shrunken pool of Jews living in former Soviet lands, figures released Thursday by a quasi-governmental agency showed.
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  • Israel ready for any 'whisper of peace' Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Dec 28 7:33 AM
    In an apparent gesture to Syria, Prime Minister Ehud Olmert said Thursday he is open to "any whisper of peace" from Israel's enemies.
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  • Gaza militants fire two rockets into Israel Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Dec 28 8:18 AM
    Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip have again fired two rockets towards Israel, one day after the Jewish state vowed to retaliate to continuing breaches of a month-old ceasefire.
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  • No Slowdown Yet for Israel's Property Boom Open this result in new window
    BusinessWeek Online via Yahoo! News - Dec 28 5:08 AM
    Israel's high-end real estate market is sizzling, and even attracting developers such as Donald Trump. Earlier this year, Trump and condo developer Crescent Heights Investments paid $44 million for an old factory building in Ramat Gan, just west of Tel Aviv, where they plan to erect a 70-story Trump Plaza Tower. "We see a lot of potential in the real estate market and are planning to increase ...
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  • Egypt sends weapons through Israel Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Dec 28 4:30 AM
    Egypt has sent a large shipment of weapons through Israeli territory to shore up forces loyal to the embattled Palestinian president, Mahmoud Abbas, Israeli security officials said Thursday an extraordinary show of support by both countries for his efforts to renew peacemaking with Israel.
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  • Israel Facing Stark Choices Over A Nuclearized Iran Open this result in new window
    Space War - Dec 28 5:55 PM
    by Joshua Brilliant Tel Aviv, Israel (UPI) Dec 28, 2006 At a recent conference in Tehran Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad predicted Israel's days are numbered.
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  • Egypt sent arms to Abbas's Fatah with help of Israel: official Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Dec 28 12:23 AM
    Egypt has sent a large quantity of arms to the forces of moderate Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas's Fatah party with the help of Israel, an Israeli official said.
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  • Israel OKs arms to Abbas forces Open this result in new window
    The Scotsman - 56 minutes ago
    EGYPT has delivered - with Israel's approval - a large shipment of arms to forces loyal to Mahmoud Abbas, the Palestinian president.
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  • UPDATE: Israel Stocks Broadly Lower In Late Trading; Banks Mixed Open this result in new window
    Nasdaq - Dec 28 4:37 PM
    TEL AVIV (Dow Jones) -- Israel stocks moved broadly and solidly lower in late trading Wednesday, as all the major indexes lost ground, bank shares were mixed and a dozen benchmark-index components lost at least 1%.
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  • Israel allows guns across border to support Fatah leader against rivals Open this result in new window
    Times Online - Dec 28 3:26 PM
    Two thousand weapons and two million bullets have been sent through Israel into Gaza, the most tangible evidence yet of efforts by Jerusalem, London and Washington to reinforce President Abbas against his Islamist rivals Hamas....
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  • Israel allows arms to reach Fatah Open this result in new window
    Daily Telegraph - Dec 28 6:08 PM
    Israel allowed a shipment of arms yesterday to reach troops in Gaza loyal to Mahmoud Abbas, the president of the Palestinian National Authority, threatening to stir fresh fighting between Fatah and Hamas. It consisted of 2,000 automatic rifles and two million rounds of ammunition with 20,000 magazines.
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  • Israel Continues Effort to Strengthen Abbas Open this result in new window
    NPR - Dec 28 6:28 AM
    Israeli media report that Egypt has transferred weapons through Israel to police forces in Gaza controlled by Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas. It's part of an Israeli decision to strengthen Abbas as he moves to confront Hamas, the Islamist radical party in control of the Palestinian legislature.
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  • Egypt Sends Weapons Through Israel Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Dec 28 5:38 AM
    Egypt Sends Shipment of Weapons Through Israel to Shore Up Forces Loyal to Abbas
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  • Israel vows 'pinpoint' attacks Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Dec 27 5:39 PM
    Israel said it would use "pinpoint action" in response to Qassam rockets launched into Israel from Gaza, but it would "continue to uphold the cease-fire and work with the Palestinian Authority to take immediate steps to stop the Qassam firing."
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  • Israel Says It Will Retaliate Against Rockets From Gaza Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Dec 27 5:22 PM
    Israel ordered the military to resume attacks on Palestinians firing rockets from Gaza, more than a month after a cease-fire was declared.
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  • Egypt delivers arms to moderate Palestinians with Israel's approval Open this result in new window
    CP via Yahoo! Canada News - Dec 28 1:19 PM
    JERUSALEM (AP) - With Israel's blessing, Egypt has delivered a large arms shipment to forces loyal to Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, officials said Thursday, in the latest Israeli attempt to boost the embattled leader in his bloody conflict with the militant Islamic Hamas.
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  • Israel counts its Christians Open this result in new window
    Cleveland Jewish News - 29 minutes ago
    JERUSALEM (JTA) - One in 50 Israelis is Christian. According to data published by the Central Bureau of Statistics in Jerusalem ahead of Christmas, Israel has 148,000 Christian citizens, making up 2.1% of the population.
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  • Israel to target Gaza rocketeers Open this result in new window
    Cleveland Jewish News - 29 minutes ago
    Israel announced it would resume military strikes against Palestinian rocketeers in the Gaza Strip. Prime Minister Ehud Olmert's Security Cabinet made the decision Wednesday after a rocket salvo the previous day from Gaza wounded two boys, one critically, in the Israeli border town of Sderot.
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  • B'Tselem Human Rights Report Says 660 Palestinians Killed By Israel In 2006; 23 Israelis Killed By Palestinians Open this result in new window
    Nasdaq - Dec 28 12:53 PM
    (RTTNews) - The Israeli Information Center for Human Rights, B'Tselem's annual report indicates that Israeli security forces killed 660 Palestinians during 2006 up until December 27, while the number of Palestinians killed by Israel was 197 in 2005. The details provided by the human rights organization also indicated a significant decline in the number of Israelis killed by Palestinians.
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  • Israel threatens to renew attacks Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Dec 27 2:14 PM
    After weeks of restraint, Israel said Wednesday that it will renew attacks on rocket-launching militants in the Gaza Strip, threatening to derail an already shaky, month-old truce.
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  • Abbas proposes closed talks with Israel Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Dec 27 3:24 PM
    Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas proposed Wednesday that he start closed-door talks with Israel on some of their most difficult disputes including the status of Jerusalem and the fate of Palestinian refugees.
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  • *B'Tselem Human Rights Report Says 660 Palestinians Killed By Israel In 2006; 23 Israelis Killed By Palestinians Open this result in new window
    Nasdaq - Dec 28 12:37 PM
    (RTTNews) - B'Tselem Human Rights Report Says 660 Palestinians Killed By Israel in 2006; 23 Israelis Killed By Palestinians.
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  • Israel Transfers Weapons to Abbas' Security Forces Open this result in new window
    Voice of America - Dec 28 9:29 AM
    Israel has allowed the transfer of weapons to forces loyal to embattled Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas in the Gaza Strip. As Robert Berger reports from VOA's Jerusalem bureau, it is part of Israel's policy of strengthening Palestinian moderates, while weakening the radicals.
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  • Andalucia beat joint Palestine-Israel team Open this result in new window
    The Star Online - Dec 28 4:22 PM
    SEVILLE: One subject Israelis and Palestinians agree on is football. Members of Israels national squad partnered Palestinian players against a team representing the southern Spanish region of Andalusia on Wednesday for a friendly organised by the Peres Centre for Peace aimed at promoting peace.
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  • Analysis: Israel's options vs.Iran's bomb Open this result in new window
    UPI - Dec 28 12:44 PM
    TEL AVIV, Israel, Dec. 28 (UPI) -- At a recent conference in Tehran Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad predicted Israel's days are numbered. The Zionist regime will "vanish," he declared. Last year he said Israel should be "wiped out."
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  • State Department challenges Israel on new settlement Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Dec 27 11:57 AM
    Israel's plan to construct a new settlement on the West Bank drew rare criticism Wednesday from the Bush administration. If Israel goes ahead, it would violate Israel's obligations under the roadmap for peacemaking, a State Department spokesman said.
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  • Israel to resume operations in Gaza Open this result in new window
    Zaman Online - Dec 28 2:15 PM
    Israel is set to restart military operations against Gaza in retaliation for Palestinian rocket attacks on Tuesday.
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  • Israel ready to respond to 'whisper of peace' Open this result in new window
    CNews - Dec 28 10:01 AM
    JERUSALEM (AP) - In a gesture to Syria, Prime Minister Ehud Olmert said Thursday he is open to "any murmur of peace" from Israel's enemies. Syria has recently signalled that it would like to reopen peace talks with Israel, which broke down seven years ago.
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  • Israel Signs U.N. Accord on Nuclear Terrorism Open this result in new window
    Israel National News - 1 hour, 41 minutes ago
    (IsraelNN.com) Israel has signed the United Nations Convention for the Suppression of Acts of Nuclear Terrorism. The Convention covers the unlawful possession of nuclear devices or materials and calls for countries to investigate possible violations.
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  • Israel Says Egypt Sends Weapons to Abbas?s Forces, With Israeli and U.S. Approval Open this result in new window
    New York Times - 2 hours, 11 minutes ago
    Egypt has sent a shipment of weapons into the Gaza Strip to forces loyal to the Palestinian president, officials said.
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  • Immigration to Israel falls to 18 year low Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Dec 27 11:51 AM
    Immigration to Israel hit its lowest in 18 years in 2006 due to a drop in the number of Jews arriving from former Soviet states, although immigration from North America edged higher, figures showed on Wednesday.
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  • State Department challenges Israel Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Dec 27 11:29 AM
    Israel's plan to construct a new settlement on the West Bank drew rare criticism Wednesday from the Bush administration.
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  • Israel says it allowed Egyptian arms shipment to Abbas Open this result in new window
    The Daily Star Lebannon - Dec 28 12:38 PM
    Egypt has sent a large shipment of weapons through Israeli territory to shore up forces loyal to embattled Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas Israeli security officials said Thursday. Israel approved the transfer of 2,000 automatic rifles, 20,000 ammunition clips and 2 million bullets on Wednesday, the officials said, speaking on condition of anonymity.
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  • Israel says will act against Gaza rockets Open this result in new window
    Muzi - Dec 28 4:42 PM
    Israel said on Wednesday it would resume attacks against Palestinian militants who fire rockets from the Gaza Strip but insisted it remained committed to a month-old ceasefire in the territory.
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  • Israel issues warning over rocket attacks from the Gaza Strip Open this result in new window
    Boston Globe - Dec 28 1:20 AM
    JERUSALEM -- Israel said yesterday that it would resume attacks against Palestinian militants who fire rockets from the Gaza Strip, but insisted that it remains committed to a cease-fire.
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  • U-S criticizes Israel over new West Bank settlement Open this result in new window
    KRON 4 Bay Area - Dec 28 11:38 AM
    STATE DEPARTMENT The Bush administration is lobbing some rare criticism at Israel over its plans for a new settlement on the West Bank.
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  • U-S criticizes Israel over new West Bank settlement Open this result in new window
    WRIC 8 News Richmond - Dec 28 11:40 AM
    STATE DEPARTMENT The Bush administration is lobbing some rare criticism at Israel over its plans for a new settlement on the West Bank. A State Department spokesman says...
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  • Israel hit on W. Bank plan Open this result in new window
    New York Daily News - Dec 28 1:31 AM
    WASHINGTON - In a rare criticism, the Bush administration said yesterday that Israel would violate its peacemaking obligations if it proceeds with construction of a settlement on the West Bank.
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  • Israel Says 'New' West Bank Settlement Is 25 Years Old Open this result in new window
    Crosswalk.com - Dec 28 5:45 AM
    Jerusalem (CNSNews.com) - Israel denied on Thursday that it is setting up a new settlement to house families evicted from their homes when its military forces unilaterally withdrew from the Gaza Strip in the summer of 2005 and said that the settlement has been there for 25 years.
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  • Specter says Syrian president wants to resume peace talks with Israel Open this result in new window
    The York Dispatch - Dec 28 11:32 AM
    DAMASCUS, Syria -- Syria's president wants to resume peace negotiations with Israel, U.S. Sen. Arlen Specter said Tuesday after meeting with Bashar Assad.
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  • Israel to renew pinpoint attacks vs Gaza Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Dec 27 8:43 AM
    Israel decided to resume pinpoint attacks against Palestinian rocket-launching cells Wednesday, hours after two Israeli teens were seriously wounded in an attack in a border town, jeopardizing an already shaky, month-old truce.
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  • Israel to restart strikes against militants Open this result in new window
    The Plain Dealer - Dec 28 4:24 AM
    Jerusalem - After weeks of restraint, Israel said Wednesday that it will renew attacks on rocket-launching militants in the Gaza Strip, threatening to derail a shaky, month-old truce.
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  • Lebanon's deaths in Israel-Hezbollah war Open this result in new window
    CNews - Dec 28 11:05 AM
    BEIRUT, Lebanon (AP) More than 1,000 Lebanese civilians and combatants died during the summer war between Israels army and Hezbollah guerrillas, according to tallies by government agencies, humanitarian groups and The Associated Press.
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  • Israel to renew attacks against Gaza rocket launchers, risks truce Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Dec 27 7:25 AM
    Israel decided on Wednesday to renew pinpoint attacks against Palestinian rocket-launching cells in Gaza, threatening to send a shaky, month-old truce into total collapse. Although Israel declared it remained committed to the truce, the decision to strike against rocket launchers clearly ratcheted up the violence level.
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  • 'Weapons from Egypt cross Israel to shore up embattled Fatah' Open this result in new window
    Gulf News - Dec 28 12:54 PM
    Occupied Jerusalem: Egypt has sent a large shipment of weapons through Israeli territory to shore up forces loyal to the embattled Palestinian President, Mahmoud Abbas, Israeli security officials said yesterday - an extraordinary show of support by both countries for his efforts to renew peacemaking with Israel.
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  • Do America and Israel want the Middle East engulfed by civil war? Open this result in new window
    News From Bangladesh - Dec 28 10:26 AM
    Neocons talk a great deal about changing maps in the Middle East. Like Israels dismemberment of the occupied territories into ever-smaller ghettos, Iraq is being severed into feuding mini-states.
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  • Israel Ready for Any 'Whisper of Peace' Open this result in new window
    Journal Gazette & Times Courier - Dec 28 8:14 AM
    JERUSALEM - In an apparent gesture to Syria, Prime Minister Ehud Olmert said Thursday he is open to "any whisper of peace" from Israel's enemies. Syria has recently signaled it would like to reopen peace talks with Israel, which broke down seven years ago.
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  • European Investment Banks ends Israel 'freeze' Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Dec 27 7:47 AM
    The European Investment Bank has announced that it would fund hundreds of environmental projects in Israel and provide loans to small businesses there, ending an 11-year investment "freeze".
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  • Israel settlement plan angers US Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Dec 27 2:29 PM
    The US criticises Israel's decision to approve the construction of a new Jewish settlement in the West Bank.
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  • EU Bank Ends Israel Loans Freeze Open this result in new window
    Nasdaq - Dec 28 2:38 AM
    (RTTNews) - The European Investment Bank or EIB will provide Israel with loans worth 275m euros, the first to Israel in more than a decade for promoting businesses and environmental projects.
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  • Israel Eases Restrictions for Arab Holiday Open this result in new window
    Israel National News - Dec 28 1:33 PM
    (IsraelNN) Israel will ease restrictions on the Arabs of Judea and Samaria for the Muslim holiday of Eid el Adha, which begins Friday and lasts three days.
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  • EU bank ends Israel loans freeze Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Dec 27 2:28 PM
    Israel is to get 275m euros from the EU's investment arm, the first such loans in more than a decade.
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  • Israel to renew Gaza pinpoint attacks Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Dec 27 4:31 AM
    Israel decided on Wednesday to resume pinpoint attacks against Palestinian rocket-launching cells in Gaza, jeopardizing what is already a shaky, month-old truce with Gaza militants.
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  • U.S. challenges Israel on settlement Open this result in new window
    MSNBC - Dec 27 3:08 PM
    Israel's plan to construct a new settlement on the West Bank drew rare criticism Wednesday from the United States.
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  • Israel Draws Flak From US, EU Over New West Bank Settlement Open this result in new window
    Nasdaq - Dec 27 10:22 PM
    (RTTNews) - Israel has drawn flak from the United States and the European Union Wednesday for its decision in the to build a new settlement occupied West Bank. In a rare rebuke of one of its closest ally, the State Department said such a construction would violate the peace plan known as the "roadmap".
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  • Israel allows Egypt to ship arms to Fatah Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Dec 28 3:26 AM
    Israel has approved transfer of large amount of weaponry by Egypt to Palestinian Fatah security forces in the Gaza Strip to support President Mahmoud Abbas, the Jerusalem Post reported on Thursday.
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  • Abbas proposes backdoor peace talks with Israel Open this result in new window
    Financial Express - Dec 28 8:29 AM
    CAIRO, Dec 28 (AP): Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas proposed that he start closed-door talks with Israel on some of their most difficult disputes including the status of Jerusalem and the fate of Palestinian refugees.
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  • Israel to renew Gaza pinpoint attacks Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Dec 27 12:41 AM
    Israel will renew pinpoint attacks against Palestinian rocket-launching cells, but otherwise continue to adhere to a month-old truce in the Gaza Strip, the prime minister's office said Wednesday.
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  • Israel 'helped send arms to Fatah' Open this result in new window
    News Interactive - Dec 27 11:05 PM
    EGYPT has sent a large quantity of arms to the forces of of moderate Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas's Fatah party with the help of Israel, an Israeli official said today.
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  • Israel 'helped send arms to Fatah' Open this result in new window
    The Australian - Dec 27 10:55 PM
    In coordination with Israel, Egypt delivered a large quantity of guns and munitions to the Abbas forces, the official said, asking to remain anonymous.
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  • Israel says will act against Gaza rockets Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Dec 27 12:02 AM
    Israel will take military action against Palestinian rocket-launching squads in the Gaza Strip despite a ceasefire, Prime Minister Ehud Olmert's office said on Wednesday.
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  • Israel stocks steady; banks mixed on BoI report, and Africa leaps Open this result in new window
    Market Watch - Dec 27 9:24 AM
    TEL AVIV (MarketWatch) - Israel stocks finished little changed Wednesday, as the banks were mixed and shares of Teva Pharmaceutical and Africa Israel Investments gained.
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  • Israel to Renew Pinpoint Attacks Vs Gaza Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Dec 27 9:08 AM
    Israel to Renew Pinpoint Attacks Against Gaza Rocket Launchers, Putting Truce at Risk
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  • Israel Approves Weapons Move Open this result in new window
    Totally Jewish - Dec 28 2:16 AM
    Two thousand rifles have been transferred from Egypt to Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas' Fatah party, a move approved by Israel in an attempt to boost moderates in the Palestinian Authority.
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  • Israel plans to retaliate for rockets Open this result in new window
    Worcester Telegram & Gazette - Dec 28 1:51 AM
    JERUSALEM - After weeks of restraint, Israel said yesterday that it will renew attacks on rocket-launching militants in the Gaza Strip, threatening to derail an already shaky, month-old truce.
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  • Israel?s Mixed Messages Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Dec 26 8:37 PM
    Amir Peretz, Israel?s defense minister, has undercut the encouraging steps taken by Ehud Olmert over the weekend by approving the first new West Bank settlement in more than a decade.
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  • State Department challenges Israel on settlement Open this result in new window
    Boston Herald - Dec 27 4:23 PM
    WASHINGTON - In a rare criticism, the Bush administration said Wednesday if Israel proceeds with construction of a settlement on the West Bank it would violate its peacemaking obligations. But defending...
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  • 'Egypt sent arms to Fatah with help of Israel' Open this result in new window
    Khaleej Times - Dec 27 10:54 PM
    JERUSALEM - Egypt has sent a large quantity of arms to the forces of of moderate Palestinian president Mahmud Abbass Fatah party with the help of Israel, an Israeli official said on Thursday.
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  • Israel To Renew 'Pinpoint' Strikes In Gaza Open this result in new window
    CBS News - Dec 27 6:20 AM
    Under pressure from conservatives and residents of a town where Palestinian rockets keep falling, Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert has ordered "pinpoint" attacks against militants in Gaza, but says Israel will stick to a shaky, month-old truce.
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  • Israel resuming targeted strikes Open this result in new window
    Gulf Times - Dec 27 11:47 PM
    JERUSALEM: Israel said yesterday it would resume attacks against Palestinian militants who fire rockets from the Gaza Strip but insisted it remained committed to a month-old ceasefire in the territory.
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  • Israel to Renew Pinpoint Attacks Vs Gaza Open this result in new window
    San Francisco Chronicle - Dec 27 10:37 AM
    Israel decided to resume pinpoint attacks against Palestinian rocket-launching cells Wednesday, hours after two Israeli teens were seriously wounded in an attack in a border town, jeopardizing an already shaky, month-old truce. The boys were wounded in...
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  • Israel to renew pinpoint attacks against Gaza rocket launchers, but maintain truce Open this result in new window
    KWQC-TV 6 Davenport - Dec 28 1:45 AM
    JERUSALEM The prime minister's office says Israel will renew pinpoint attacks against Palestinian rocket-launching cells, but otherwise continue to adhere to a month-old truce in the Gaza Strip.
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  • Bank of Israel calls on banks to lift capital against risks Open this result in new window
    Market Watch - Dec 27 7:24 AM
    TEL AVIV (MarketWatch) -- The Bank of Israel, having cut interest rates and boosted its economic growth outlook this week, turned its attention to the banking system and said that while the nation's banks had improved their performance, they needed to strengthen their capital levels.
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  • Likud MK Warns Weapons for PA Will Be Used on Israel Open this result in new window
    Israel National News - Dec 28 3:18 AM
    (IsraelNN.com) Two thousand assault rifles and two million bullets shipped from Egypt to the PA eventually will be used against Israel, Likud Knesset Member Yuval Shteinitz said Thursday.
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  • Mark Weisbrot and Robert Naiman: Instead of Kvetching About the 'Israel Lobby', Let's Support the State Department When ... Open this result in new window
    HuffingtonPost - Dec 28 2:56 PM
    Robert Naiman, Just Foreign Policy , December 28, 2006 The State Department, in a "rare public rebuke," criticized Israeli government plans to build a new settlement in the West Bank, the New York Times reports . "We are aware of reports about the Maskiot settlement," said a State Department spokesperson. "The establishment of a new settlement or the expansion of an existing settlement ...
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  • Despite Pledge, Israel Approves New Settlement Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Dec 26 6:37 PM
    JERUSALEM, Dec. 26 -- Israel has approved a new settlement in the West Bank to house former Jewish settlers from the Gaza Strip, officials said Tuesday, breaking a promise to the United States to halt home construction in the Palestinian territories.
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  • Israel threatens to renew attacks on Gaza Open this result in new window
    The Herald - Dec 27 6:01 PM
    Israel yesterday said it will renew attacks on rocket-launching militants in the Gaza Strip, threatening to derail what already had been a shaky, month-old truce.
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  • With Israeli Approval, Egypt Sends Arms to Abbas's Fatah Movement Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Dec 28 5:45 PM
    JERUSALEM, Dec. 28 -- With Israel's blessing, Egypt has delivered a large shipment of arms to forces loyal to Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, Israeli officials said Thursday, in the latest Israeli attempt to boost the embattled leader in his conflict with the radical Hamas organization....
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  • Harrys Wild About Israel Open this result in new window
    Jewish Week - Dec 27 5:15 PM
    As a young lawyer struggling to make a living in Las Vegas, Harry Reid never failed to buy Israel bonds. Id say, Harry, you cant afford to give that much, close friend Neil Galatz recalls. Hed say, I cant afford not to.
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  • Israel Studying Another Kassam Defense System Open this result in new window
    Israel National News - Dec 28 12:18 AM
    (IsraelNN.com) Israel is studying a new defense system against short range Katyusha and Kassam rockets, Mideast Newsline reported. The private defense contractor Elbit Systems has suggested a system that would be linked to artillery detection radar and would intercept the rockets.
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  • Truce unravels, Israel threatens to renew attacks against Gaza rocket launchers Open this result in new window
    CP via Yahoo! Canada News - Dec 27 11:01 AM
    JERUSALEM (AP) - After weeks of restraint, Israel on Wednesday said it will renew attacks on rocket-launching militants in the Gaza Strip, threatening to derail what already had been a shaky, month-old truce.
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  • Israel to Renew Gaza Attacks Open this result in new window
    Arab News - Dec 27 4:21 PM
    GAZA CITY, 28 December 2006 Threatening to send a shaky, month-old truce into total collapse, Israel yesterday decided to renew attacks against Gaza, saying they were targeted at Palestinian rocket-launching cells.
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  • Israel has always relied on Jewish immigration to secure its long-term survival [AP] Open this result in new window
    Aljazeera - Dec 27 1:22 PM
    Immigration to Israel fell to its lowest in 18 years in 2006, new figures show.
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  • US warns Israel on settlements Open this result in new window
    The Peninsula - Dec 27 3:54 PM
    washington Israels plan to settle 30 Jewish families on a former army base in the occupied West Bank would violate terms of a US-backed Israeli-Palestinian peace plan, the United States said yesterday.
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  • The leader who saved Israel from Nixon Open this result in new window
    Haaretz Daily - Dec 27 5:16 PM
    WASHINGTON - Betty Ford, the President's wife, dragged Israel's Prime Minister onto the dance floor. Protesting that he did not know how to dance did nothing to save Yitzhak Rabin. Ford explained that she had taught worse dancers a few moves.
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  • Israel to Build New Settlement in Occupied West Bank Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Dec 26 1:22 PM
    For the first time in 10 years, Israel said it will build a new Jewish settlement in the occupied West Bank, prompting Palestinian anger and American concern.
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  • Israel Agrees to Transfer of Thousands of Rifles to Fatah Open this result in new window
    Israel National News - Dec 27 9:03 PM
    (IsraelNN.com) Israel has agreed in principle to allow thousands of PA policemen to cross the Jordan River into Gaza to strengthen the Fatah presence in the Gaza Strip.
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  • Israel To Resume Target Attacks On Palestinian Rocket Launchers Open this result in new window
    Nasdaq - Dec 27 9:08 AM
    (RTTNews) - Israel announced on Wednesday that it will continue with its target attacks on Palestinian rocket launchers in the Gaza strip, reported AP. This decision by Israel may adversely affect the month-old, fragile truce deal agreed upon by Israel and Gaza militants.
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  • Israel says it will renew pinpoint attacks against Gaza rocket launchers, but maintain truce Open this result in new window
    Boston Herald - Dec 27 9:23 AM
    JERUSALEM - Israel decided to resume pinpoint attacks against Palestinian rocket-launching cells Wednesday, hours after two Israeli teens were seriously wounded in an attack in a border town, jeopardizing...
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  • Israel allows 6m arms delivery to Abbas's forces Open this result in new window
    Guardian Unlimited - Dec 28 4:53 PM
    Egypt sends guns and ammunition to Gaza Weapons to help security force in fight with Hamas
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  • Israel permits arms to Fatah Open this result in new window
    Long Beach Press-Telegram - 18 minutes ago
    Egypt sends large cache to Abbas' forces.
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  • Israel says will act against Gaza rockets Open this result in new window
    Reuters.co.uk - Dec 27 12:15 PM
    JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel said on Wednesday it would resume attacks against Palestinian militants who fire rockets from the Gaza Strip but insisted it remained committed to a month-old cease-fire in the territory.
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  • Turkey - Israel Military Dialogue Meetings Open this result in new window
    TurkishPress.com - Dec 27 2:06 PM
    JERUSALEM - Turkish Deputy Chief of General Staff Gen. Ergin Saygun and accompanying delegation comprising officials from General Staff Headquarters, National Defense Ministry and Defense Industry are continuing to hold meetings in Israel where they came for Turkey-Israel military dialogue meetings.
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  • Israel to Target Palestinian Rocket Squads While Maintaining Truce Open this result in new window
    Voice of America - Dec 27 8:44 AM
    Israel says it will make a limited - "pinpoint" - response to Palestinian rocket attacks, but will maintain a ceasefire that it agreed to with Palestinians late last month.
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  • US challenges Israel on new settlement Open this result in new window
    Ararat Advertiser - Dec 27 3:17 PM
    Israel's plan to construct a new settlement on the West Bank drew rare criticism Wednesday from the United States. If Israel goes ahead, it would violate Israel's obligations under the road map for peacemaking, a State Department spokesman said.
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  • Israel plans new housing for settlers in West Bank / Palestinians, peace group say it violates pledge to freeze building Open this result in new window
    San Francisco Chronicle - Dec 27 3:54 AM
    Israel has approved construction of new housing for Jewish settlers in the West Bank, officials said Tuesday, drawing protests from Palestinian leaders and Israeli peace activists who said the decision violates a 3-year-old pledge to the United States to...
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  • US criticizes Israel over new West Bank settlement Open this result in new window
    KXLY-TV Spokane - Dec 27 12:55 PM
    STATE DEPARTMENT -- The Bush administration is lobbing some rare criticism at Israel over its plans for a new settlement on the West Bank. A State Department spokesman says following through on the new construction would violate Israel's obligations under the 2003 roadmap for peace.
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  • Israel resumes targeted operations Open this result in new window
    New Kerala - Dec 27 6:49 PM
    Jerusalem, Dec 27: Israel today decided to resume strikes against Palestinian militants after several rocket attacks injured two youngsters yesterday despite a month-long ceasefire.
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