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Shimon Peres and the Oslo Accord

Twenty three years ago, on 13 September in Washington DC there was widespread euphoria.

Twenty three years ago, on 13 September in Washington DC there was widespread euphoria.

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Israeli cabinet holds minute's silence for Peres

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has led his cabinet in a minute’s silence following the death of former Israeli President and Prime Minister Shimon…

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has led his cabinet in a minute’s silence following the death of former Israeli President and Prime Minister Shimon…

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Shimon Peres: A hawk and a dove

After a political career lasting almost 70 years, impressions of Shimon Peres remain mixed, especially in Israel… and for good reason.

After a political career lasting almost 70 years, impressions of Shimon Peres remain mixed, especially in Israel… and for good reason.

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Israel's Peres showing improvement, say doctors

Doctors treating former Israeli President Shimon Peres for a stroke say his condition has slightly improved.

Doctors treating former Israeli President Shimon Peres for a stroke say his condition has slightly improved.

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Ex-Israel President Shimon Peres 'critical but stable' after stroke

Former Israeli President Shimon Peres remains in a “critical but stable” condition following a stroke, according to his doctor who is also his son- in-law.

Former Israeli President Shimon Peres remains in a “critical but stable” condition following a stroke, according to his doctor who is also his son- in-law.

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Israel grants 'permission' for Hebron settlement expansion

Israeli authorities have confirmed the process of expanding an Israeli settlement in the West Bank city of Hebron has begun.

Israeli authorities have confirmed the process of expanding an Israeli settlement in the West Bank city of Hebron has begun.

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Israel slammed for impeachment law dubbed 'anti-Arab' by critics

Feelings are running high after Israel’s parliament passed a law giving members the right to impeach fellow MPs for incitement to violence, racism, or support for armed struggle against the…

Feelings are running high after Israel’s parliament passed a law giving members the right to impeach fellow MPs for incitement to violence, racism, or support for armed struggle against the…

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Israel loses second cabinet minister in a week

The inclusion of an ultra-nationalist politician in the governing coalition is having a domino effect on the country's government.

The inclusion of an ultra-nationalist politician in the governing coalition is having a domino effect on the country's government.

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Israel's new defence chief jokes about curbing his fiery nature

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his choice for defence minister, ultranationalist Avigdor Lieberman, signed a coalition agreement on Wednesday (May 25) and issued assurances that the mos

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his choice for defence minister, ultranationalist Avigdor Lieberman, signed a coalition agreement on Wednesday (May 25) and issued assurances that the mos

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Netanyahu reshuffle means Israel being taken over by 'extremists'

Reports from Israel say Benjamin Netanyahu has offered the job of defence minister to his far-right rival Avigdor Lieberman in a move to strengthen his…

Reports from Israel say Benjamin Netanyahu has offered the job of defence minister to his far-right rival Avigdor Lieberman in a move to strengthen his…

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'Rabin The Last Day' a reflection on the nature of peace

Israeli filmmaker Amos Gitai’s docu-drama takes us back to the moments prior to the assassination of Israeli Prime Minster Yitzhak Rabin in 1995

Israeli filmmaker Amos Gitai’s docu-drama takes us back to the moments prior to the assassination of Israeli Prime Minster Yitzhak Rabin in 1995

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Violence escalates in Israel and West Bank

The Palestinian Health Ministry says at least 25 people were wounded in clashes with Israel Defence Forces at a refugee camp near the West Bank city

The Palestinian Health Ministry says at least 25 people were wounded in clashes with Israel Defence Forces at a refugee camp near the West Bank city

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Victims of Sara Netanyahu's 'abusive behaviour' win 39,000 euros

A man who was insulted and verbally abused by the wife of the Israeli Prime Minister has spoken out about his experience. A labour court in Jerusalem

A man who was insulted and verbally abused by the wife of the Israeli Prime Minister has spoken out about his experience. A labour court in Jerusalem

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Shimon Peres, former Israeli PM, recovering after heart attack

Shimon Peres, a former prime minister of Israel, is recovering in hospital after suffering a minor heart attack. The 92 year old is said to be in a

Shimon Peres, a former prime minister of Israel, is recovering in hospital after suffering a minor heart attack. The 92 year old is said to be in a

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West Bank crowds mourn 14 killed in recent violence

Thousands of Palestinians in the West Bank city of Hebron mourned the death of 14 people who were killed in recent attacks and clashes. The bodies

Thousands of Palestinians in the West Bank city of Hebron mourned the death of 14 people who were killed in recent attacks and clashes. The bodies

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Israeli vice premier steps down over sex allegations

Israeli Vice Premier, Silvan Shalom, has resigned after allegations that he sexually harassed a number of women during his career. Silvan Shalom

Israeli Vice Premier, Silvan Shalom, has resigned after allegations that he sexually harassed a number of women during his career. Silvan Shalom

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Bloodshed continues in occupied West Bank

Israeli police shot dead a Palestinian who had stabbed an IDF soldier at a military checkpoint on Thursday (October 29) as a month-long spate of

Israeli police shot dead a Palestinian who had stabbed an IDF soldier at a military checkpoint on Thursday (October 29) as a month-long spate of

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Netanyahu slammed for 'inaccurate' Holocaust comments

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been slammed by Holocaust experts for suggesting that a historic Palestinian leader convinced the Nazis

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been slammed by Holocaust experts for suggesting that a historic Palestinian leader convinced the Nazis

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Israel agents 'incite' stone-throwing in West Bank

A correspondent from Reuters news agency said he observed Israeli undercover agents disguised as Palestinian youths “inciting” stone throwing in

A correspondent from Reuters news agency said he observed Israeli undercover agents disguised as Palestinian youths “inciting” stone throwing in

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The start of a Third Intifada? Hasni Abidi discusses the West Bank

With tensions high in Jerusalem and the West Bank, euronews journalist Faizah Garah spoke to political analyst Hasni Abidi. Could the escalating

With tensions high in Jerusalem and the West Bank, euronews journalist Faizah Garah spoke to political analyst Hasni Abidi. Could the escalating

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Palestinian hunger striker Mohammed Allan returned to Israeli prison

Israeli authorities have returned Palestinian detainee Mohammed Allan to prison, following a stint in hospital. Allan was being treated for brain

Israeli authorities have returned Palestinian detainee Mohammed Allan to prison, following a stint in hospital. Allan was being treated for brain

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Israeli video mocks Western journalists' coverage of Gaza conflict

Israel’s Ministry of Foreign affairs has published an animated video titled “Open your eyes about Gaza” targeting Western coverage of the situation

Israel’s Ministry of Foreign affairs has published an animated video titled “Open your eyes about Gaza” targeting Western coverage of the situation

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Palestinians protest Israeli light festival in East Jerusalem

Police used stun grenades on Wednesday to disperse hundreds of Palestinians protesting against an Israeli light festival held in the Old City of Jerusalem.

Police used stun grenades on Wednesday to disperse hundreds of Palestinians protesting against an Israeli light festival held in the Old City of Jerusalem.

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Olmert found guilty of illegally taking overseas donations

Former Israeli prime minister Ehud Olmert has been found guilty of illegally receiving money from an American supporter, and has been sentenced to

Former Israeli prime minister Ehud Olmert has been found guilty of illegally receiving money from an American supporter, and has been sentenced to