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Israel mulls deploying guided missiles

JERUSALEM, July 18 (UPI) -- Senior Israeli military officials were debating Tuesday the deployment of guided naval missiles to shoot down Hezbollah missiles fired from Lebanon.

Hezbollah fires rocket-a-minute at Israel

JERUSALEM, July 18 (UPI) -- Shelling of Israel by Hezbollah militants in Lebanon reached a peak of one missile a minute for an hour Tuesday as Israel's air force stepped up bombing runs.

Israel nabs terror suspects in West Bank

SHECHEM, West Bank, July 17 (UPI) -- An Israeli Defense Forces unit captured five suspected terrorists in a West Bank operation Monday that claimed the life of one Israeli soldier.

2 Israelis captured, Israel enters Lebanon

JERUSALEM, July 12 (UPI) -- Israel began shelling Hezbollah targets in Lebanon Wednesday after two Israeli soldiers were taken captive along the border.

Israel bombs two rocket-launching sites

JERUSALEM, July 11 (UPI) -- The Israeli air force Tuesday attacked and destroyed two suspected rocket-launching cells in the Gaza Strip, killing one person and injuring five others.

Israel expert: PA order declaration of war

JERUSALEM, July 7 (UPI) -- An Israeli legal commentator has said orders from the Hamas interior minister to "shoot at Israeli forces" may be equivalent to a declaration of war.

Israel occupies three Gaza communities

JERUSALEM, July 6 (UPI) -- Israeli forces Thursday occupied three former Jewish towns in the Gaza Strip from where Palestinian militants had fired Qassam rockets.

Jerusalem gay parade under religious fire

JERUSALEM, July 4 (UPI) -- A gay pride parade planned in Jerusalem next month has drawn fire from ultra-Orthodox rabbis, Muslims and the Vatican, local media reported Tuesday.

Rabbis warn against hitchhiking

JERUSALEM, June 30 (UPI) -- A group of Israeli rabbis issued a ruling warning conscientious Jews they should abstain from hitchhiking during the current crisis with the Palestinians.

Fatah, Hamas sign unity agreement

RAMALLAH, Gaza, June 27 (UPI) -- Two of the feuding Palestinian political parties signed a unity agreement Tuesday that opens the door to peace negotiations with Israel over borders.

Israeli missile kills nine in Gaza

RAMALLAH, Gaza, June 13 (UPI) -- Two missiles were fired from an Israeli helicopter at a van in Gaza Tuesday, killing at least nine Palestinians, two of them children, local media reported.

France, railroad to pay Holocaust award

TOULOUSE, France, June 7 (UPI) -- France and the country's national railroad company have been ordered to pay a symbolic $80,000 to the family of Jews shipped to their deaths in the Holocaust.

Google Israel launches Hebrew news site

TEL AVIV, Israel, March 7 (UPI) -- With no fanfare or prior warning, Google Israel launched a beta Hebrew news site Tuesday morning.

Ex-chief rabbi urges troops to defy orders

JERUSALEM, Oct. 16 (UPI) -- A former chief rabbi of Israeli has urged Israeli solders to disobey orders to evacuate settlements, the Ha'aretz newspaper said this weekend.
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