Agence France-Presse in Jerusalem

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20 Jul 2018 - 2:53PM
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18 Jul 2018 - 5:27PM
Israel's Olmert dodges jail time in graft case

A Jerusalem court on Monday handed former Israeli prime minister Ehud Olmert a US$19,000 fine and a suspended jail sentence for graft, Israeli media reported.

A Jerusalem court on Monday handed former Israeli prime minister Ehud Olmert a US$19,000 fine and a suspended jail sentence for graft, Israeli media reported.

18 Jul 2018 - 5:27PM
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12 Nov 2012 - 1:28PM
18 Jul 2018 - 5:27PM
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Blast rocks Jerusalem ahead of UN chief's visit

An explosion shook Jerusalem on Tuesday shortly after air raid sirens wailed across the city as UN chief Ban Ki-moon arrived for top-level talks over a truce to end the Gaza crisis, correspondents said.

An explosion shook Jerusalem on Tuesday shortly after air raid sirens wailed across the city as UN chief Ban Ki-moon arrived for top-level talks over a truce to end the Gaza crisis, correspondents said.

18 Jul 2018 - 5:27PM
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19 Nov 2012 - 1:40AM
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Israel defence minister retires in pre-vote shock

Israeli Defence Minister Ehud Barak shook up the Israeli political system on Monday by saying he is quitting politics and will not run in general elections in January.

Israeli Defence Minister Ehud Barak shook up the Israeli political system on Monday by saying he is quitting politics and will not run in general elections in January.

18 Jul 2018 - 5:27PM
18 Jul 2018 - 5:27PM
Palestinian prisoner dies in Israeli jail as more join hunger strike

Israel Prisons Service spokeswoman Sivan Weizman said prisoner Arafat Jaradat, a 30-year-old father of two, had died suddenly at Megiddo detention centre in northern Israel. 

Israel Prisons Service spokeswoman Sivan Weizman said prisoner Arafat Jaradat, a 30-year-old father of two, had died suddenly at Megiddo detention centre in northern Israel. 

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18 Jul 2018 - 5:27PM
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Skies quiet over Gaza as truce deal takes hold

The skies over Gaza were quiet early on Thursday as an Egyptian-brokered truce between Israel and Hamas took hold after a spurt of violence left four Palestinians dead and two Thai workers wounded in Israel.

The skies over Gaza were quiet early on Thursday as an Egyptian-brokered truce between Israel and Hamas took hold after a spurt of violence left four Palestinians dead and two Thai workers wounded in Israel.

18 Jul 2018 - 5:27PM
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20 Jul 2018 - 2:51PM
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20 Jul 2018 - 2:51PM
Israel halts threatened Gaza invasion as truce talks build

Israel on Tuesday halted a threatened Gaza ground offensive to give Egyptian-led truce talks a chance as top diplomats flew in to boost efforts to end nearly a week of cross-border violence.

Israel on Tuesday halted a threatened Gaza ground offensive to give Egyptian-led truce talks a chance as top diplomats flew in to boost efforts to end nearly a week of cross-border violence.

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