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Palestinian hunger striker in danger: Israeli group

A Palestinian man detained by Israel and on hunger strike for 41 days is in danger after beginning to refuse liquids, a rights group said on Tuesday, demanding he be transferred to a civilian hospital

Israel finds dud rocket near Eilat: Military


The Israeli army found an unexploded rocket near Eilat, two days after another rocket fired from Egypt's Sinai Peninsula hit the southern resort city, a military spokesman said Saturday.

"An unexplo

Rocket from Egypt's Sinai hits Israeli city: Police


A rocket fired from Egypt's Sinai desert struck the southern Israeli city of Eilat on Thursday causing no casualties or damage, Israeli police said.

The head of Eilat police, Ron Gertner, told Army R

Israeli strikes kill 12 in Gaza: Palestinian medics


Palestinian medical officials said on Friday that a total of 12 people had been killed and about 19 injured in a series of Israeli air strikes in the Gaza Strip.

They named the latest fatality, kille

Israel's ‘tunnel rats’ brace for new guerrilla war


Fearing a surge in tunnel and bunker construction by Lebanon's Hezbollah and Palestinian militants, Israel is training its troops to hunt below ground with robot probes and sniffer dogs.

Such prepara

'Record' Palestinian hunger striker appeals detention


A Palestinian on hunger strike since December 18 appealed his detention without charge on Thursday in a special court session held in an Israeli hospital, his lawyer said.

Khader Adnan has been on hu

Mahmoud Abbas to head interim govt: Palestinian official


Rival Palestinian factions have agreed to name president Mahmoud Abbas as head of an interim government that will oversee preparations for presidential and legislative elections, a Palestinian officia

Palestinians hurl shoes at visiting UN chief Ban Ki-moon


Dozens of Palestinians on Thursday tried to block UN chief Ban Ki-moon from entering the Gaza Strip and pelted his armoured convoy with shoes and sticks, accusing him of being unfairly biased toward I

Israel proposed 'impossible' borders: Palestinians


Israel laid out a vision for an 'impossible' border during exploratory talks with the Palestinians in Amman this month, a Palestinian official told AFP on Sunday.

The official, who spoke on condition

Bethlehem gears up for Christmas celebrations


Christians began flocking to Bethlehem early on Saturday to celebrate Christmas following a tumultuous year of political upheaval and change across the Arab world.

As day broke on this not-so-little-

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