'Extra mile' Israeli apology for Turkey

JERUSALEM, March 28 (UPI) -- Even if Jerusalem's apology doesn't lead to better relations with Turkey, "everyone" will know Israel exerted extra effort, says a senior government official.

Israel committed to Egypt peace treaty

JERUSALEM, Nov. 4 (UPI) -- Israel's prime minister and defense minister distanced themselves from a top Israeli official who called the rule in Egypt a "terrible dictatorship."

Sudan blames Israel for mystery blasts

KHARTOUM, Sudan, Oct. 26 (UPI) -- Sudan claims Israel was behind explosions that ripped apart a munitions factory outside Khartoum.

Report: Drone transmitted images

LONDON, Oct. 14 (UPI) -- An Iranian-made drone dispatched by Hezbollah transmitted images of Israeli military bases and possibly the Dimona nuclear plant, The Sunday Times says.

Palestinians ask to open Paris Protocol

RAMALLAH, West Bank, Sept. 9 (UPI) -- The Palestinian Authority has asked Israel to amend the Paris Protocol that stipulates economic ties between the two sides, a Palestinian minister said.

Report: Israeli-Egyptian security not hurt

JERUSALEM, Aug. 13 (UPI) -- Security cooperation between Israel and Egypt will not likely be harmed by top-level military changes in Cairo, Israeli sources told Maariv.

Fresh fighting reported in Sinai

CAIRO, Aug. 9 (UPI) -- Fresh fighting between Egyptian police and gunmen erupted in the Sinai town of el-Arish, a day after 20 militants were killed, officials said.

Security efforts minimize Olympic threat

LONDON, July 22 (UPI) -- Israeli, British and other security authorities are working to minimize chances of a terror attack at the London Olympics, Israel's defense minister says.
Abbas: May renew bid for U.N. recognition

Abbas: May renew bid for U.N. recognition

RAMALLAH, West Bank, April 9 (UPI) -- Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said he may renew efforts for U.N. recognition of a Palestinian state if Israel doesn't accept his peace-talk conditions.

Israeli alarm over treaty with Egypt grows

CAIRO, April 4 (UPI) -- Israel is concerned that its peace treaty with Egypt could be in peril as the Muslim Brotherhood plans to put a candidate in Egypt's presidential elections.
Cable: Suleiman assured Israel on Gaza

Cable: Suleiman assured Israel on Gaza

CAIRO, Feb. 11 (UPI) -- Omar Suleiman, now vice president of Egypt, promised Israel he would keep Hamas from taking over Gaza, a U.S. diplomatic cable states.

Diplomacy ramps up to reach truce in Gaza

JERUSALEM, Jan. 16 (UPI) -- Israeli officials say the campaign in Gaza may be entering its final phase as diplomatic efforts to reach a cease-fire between Israel and Hamas intensify.

Israel warns Russia against missile sale

MOSCOW, Dec. 19 (UPI) -- Israeli defense official Amos Gilad, on a visit to Moscow, warned Russia Friday against selling arms to Iran.
Egyptian official: Shalit free by November

Egyptian official: Shalit free by November

CAIRO, Aug. 14 (UPI) -- The head of Egyptian intelligence hopes to negotiate a deal with Hamas for the release of Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit by November.

Blast at Hamas leader's home kills five

JERUSALEM, June 12 (UPI) -- Five people died and 60 were hurt Thursday in Gaza when a explosion ripped through a senior Hamas commander's home, Palestinian security officials said.
Israelis in Cairo for Hamas peace talks

Israelis in Cairo for Hamas peace talks

CAIRO, March 19 (UPI) -- An official in the Israeli defense ministry, Amos Gilad, traveled to Cairo to discuss an Egyptian-backed cease-fire with Hamas militants in Gaza.

Egyptians again cancel trip to Israel

CAIRO, March 18 (UPI) -- Egyptian intelligence chief Gen. Omar Suleiman Tuesday delayed a trip to Israel alleging Israel's "lack of commitment" to end the conflict in Gaza.

U.S. tries to get Israel, PA back on track

JERUSALEM, March 15 (UPI) -- A retired U.S. general is in Israel in an effort to move peace talks between the Israelis and Palestinian Authority.
Israelis disagree of border troops

Israelis disagree of border troops

JERUSALEM, Feb. 6 (UPI) -- Israeli officials disagreed over the deployment of additional Egyptian troops along the border with Gaza, a report says.
Egypt to Israel: You made Gaza problem

Egypt to Israel: You made Gaza problem

JERUSALEM, Jan. 29 (UPI) -- Israeli officials in Egypt to enlist its help in ending the Palestinian exodus from the Gaza Strip were told they created the problem, an Arabic newspaper said.

Report: Russia fueled Israel-Syria tension

JERUSALEM, Aug. 30 (UPI) -- Russia was partly to blame for the heightened tension between Israel and Syria earlier this summer, The Jerusalem Post reported Thursday.

Israeli official: Iran nukes by 2010

TEL AVIV, Israel, May 9 (UPI) -- The head of Israeli military intelligence predicted Tuesday that Iran will produce nuclear bombs within four years.

India-US to sign space treaty

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Israelis plan to leave Gaza-Egypt border

TEL AVIV, Israel, July 27 (UPI) -- The Israeli army is planning to withdraw from the narrow strip it holds between the Palestinian Gaza Strip and Egypt, Defense Minister Shaul Mofaz said.

Israeli-Egyptian security deal close

TEL AVIV, Israel, July 23 (UPI) -- Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak told Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon Saturday the two nations will remain united in the war against extremists.
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