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ISA detains suspected Tel Aviv blast organizers

Press secretary of the Israeli Defenses Army Avital Leybovich said that the terrorist who had injured about 30 people by a bus blast in Tel Aviv on Thursday was a Hamas member, RIA Novosti reports.His Palestinian supervisors from the Western Bank of Jordan were detained as well. The Israeli Security Agency (ISA) arrested people on the day of the blast by did not publish information early. Members of Hamas and Islamic Jihad have already been questioned.

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"Analysis: Egypt's President Morsi feted for negotiating role" is anarticle published today by the Telegraph. "How did a hardline,anti-American Islamist who believes that the 9/11 attacks were an"inside job" become Washington's new …

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PLO executive committee member says negotiations with Netanyahu government are ineffective

Talks between the Palestinians and the Israelis will not beeffective as long as Benjamin Netanyahu remains the head of theIsraeli government, a member of the executive committee of thePalestine Liberation Organization (PLO), which controls the West Bank(Judea and Samaria), Saleh Rafat said at a press conference in Moscow.Last night a truce between Israel and the Arab Palestinian group Hamaswas signed. It has suspended military operations in Tel Aviv and Gaza.Today, however, Israel has reported that since then its territory was

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Turkey-Israel: Gaza is not an obstacle for gas

Author: Peter Lyukimson, Israel, exclusively for VKEconomic circles in Israel are actively discussing the statement of theDeputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkey on Economic Issues,Midhat Rende, that Turkey is interested in …

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Israel is demobilizing reservists

The Israeli army has begun demobilizing reservists who had been conscripted during the military operation in the Gaza Strip. The army has officially recognized the mobilization of about 16 thousand reservists. Mobilization plans were seen as part of the preparation for a possible expansion of operations in the Gaza Strip.

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Israel accuses Turkish foreign minister of hypocrisy

Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu, prime minister's wife and son Bilal Erdogan visited a hospital in Gaza as part of the LAS delegation and cried over the Palestinians wounded by Israeli attacks.138 people have died, including 59 civilians and 34 children.

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 Interview with Director of the Department of the Ministry of Tourism of Israel in Russia and the CIS, Counsellor on Tourism of Embassy of Israel on the situation in the tourist areas in Israel 

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55 Hamas members detained at Western Bank of Jordan

Israel has detained 55 members of Hamas on the Western Bank of Jordan, a territory controlled by President of the Palestinian National Authority Mahmoud Abbas, Reuters reports.Israel and Hamas reached a cease-fire agreement on Wednesday. Israel says that it has been attacked 12 times, despite the agreement.

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Gaza continues attacks on Israel

Gaza has launched 5 missiles at Israel during the recent cease-fire. Three of them landed. Israel did not respond with counter-attacks.

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US president to provide finances for Israeli missile systems

US President Barack Obama plans to demand the Congress to increase financing of the Iron Dome missile complex of Israel and joint US-Israeli missile defenses. The president says that israel has the right to defend its territory, RIA Novosti reports.

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Ayatollah Khamenei urges Arabs to end Gaza blockade

Ayatollah Ali Khamenei (Iran) has urged Arab states to unite and help Palestinians in the Gaza Sector and stop the blockade, Press TV reports.Israel has been making air raids in Gaza since November 14 as a response to Hamas missile attacks. The Hamas Healthcare Ministry said that at least 140 Palestinians, including women and children, had been killed by Israel.

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Clinton arrives in Cairo for Gaza truce talks

 US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton arrived in Cairo today for talks with Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi, an airport official said, amid ongoing efforts to reach a truce deal in Gaza. She is expected to go straight into a meeting with her Egyptian counterpart Mohammed Kamel Amr and with Morsi, who is playing a key role in mediating a ceasefire agreement between Israel and Hamas in the Gaza Strip. 

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Israel does not plan ground operation in Gaza

Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman said that there will be no ground operation in the Gaza Sector to avoid civilian casualties, RIA Novosti reports.The Pillar of Cloud Operation is to end hostilities for 5-6 years to grant stability and security.

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Israel and Palestine postpone cease-fire

Hamas said that the cease-fire initiative of Israel and Palestine planned for this night was postponed. Hamas demands Israel to be the first to stop the attacks, lift Gaza blockade and stop hunting out its leaders. Israel demands long-term agreements with guarantees.

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