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article 29 August 2015 World, Israel
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Video: Israeli soldier's attempted arrest of Palestinian boy

Footage has emerged of a confrontation between Palestinian activists and an Israeli soldier attempting to detain a 12-year-old boy.

article 14 August 2015 World, Israel
Mark Regev
Mark Regev tipped to become Israeli ambassador to UK

Mark Regev, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's spokesman, is expected to become his country's next ambassador to the UK, according to widespread reports.

article 31 July 2015 World, Israel
West Bank house in arson attack
West Bank toddler killed in suspected Israeli arson attack

A Palestinian toddler has died in an arson attack by suspected Israeli extremist settlers in the occupied West Bank.

article 30 July 2015 World, Israel
Jerusalem gay pride stabbing
Jerusalem gay pride: 'ultra-Orthodox' attacker stabs six

Six participants in Jerusalem's annual gay pride event are stabbed in what is thought to be an attack by an ultra-Othrodox Jewish assailant.

article 29 July 2015 World, Israel
News
Israel accused of war crimes in Rafah 'Black Friday' attacks

Human rights group Amnesty International says there is evidence Israel committed war crimes by bombarding the Palestinian town of Rafah in August 2014 after a ceasefire had been announced.

post 14 July 2015
Read more from Lindsey Hilsum on her blog Today's Iran deal is a triumph for international diplomacy

The most astonishing aspect of today's deal on Iran's nuclear capability is that neither side is negotiating the terms of its defeat.

article 13 July 2015 UK, Israel
Jeremy Corbyn
Jeremy Corbyn: 'I wanted Hamas to be part of the debate'

Labour leadership candidate Jeremy Corbyn explains why he described the Islamist militant organisations Hamas and Hezbollah as "friends" and says he does not agree with them.

post 13 July 2015
Read more from Jon on Snowblog The dangerous cost of Israel's siege on Gaza

There was a time when you could swim anywhere off Gaza┐s coast. Not now. Not in the aftermath of war.

post 22 June 2015
Read more from Jonathan Miller on his blog UN: Israel and Palestinians may both be guilty of war crimes in Gaza conflict

A UN report criticises Israel and Palestinian armed groups, saying both could be guilty of carrying out war crimes during last year's Gaza conflict.

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