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Former Israel P.M. Olmert convicted of bribe-taking

Former Israel P.M. Olmert convicted of bribe-taking

March 31 (UPI) -- Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert's political comeback was interrupted Monday by his conviction for bribe-taking while Jerusalem mayor.
Ed Adamczyk

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UPI Almanac for Saturday, March 29, 2014.
By United Press International

Israel calls to release Pollard from U.S. prison

JERUSALEM, Dec. 22 (UPI) -- Israeli officials Sunday called for the release of jailed Israeli-American spy Jonathan Pollard amid reports the Washington spied on Israel, officials said.

Israel, EU apparently targeted by British, U.S. spies

WASHINGTON, Dec. 20 (UPI) -- New intelligence documents detail the targets of U.S. and British intelligence agencies, including leaders in Israel and the European Union.

After years of blocking, Israel backs Gaza offshore gas

GAZA, Oct. 10 (UPI) -- After decades of stifling Palestinian efforts to develop Mediterranean natural gas fields off the Gaza Strip, Israel's government is now reported to be supporting the $1 billion project that observers say could transform Palestinian aspirations for statehood.

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UPI Almanac for Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013.
By United Press International
Mideast peace talks 'long and serious,' Israel says

Mideast peace talks 'long and serious,' Israel says

JERUSALEM, Aug. 15 (UPI) -- The first direct Mideast peace talks in five years were "long and serious," Jerusalem said before U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon's follow-up visit Thursday.

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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, July 30, 2013.
By United Press International

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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, July 10, 2013.
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Olmert blamed others for stalled talks with Abbas

JERUSALEM, May 24 (UPI) -- Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert said he blames others in the Israeli government for a breakdown in negotiations with Palestinians.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Tuesday, April 30, 2013.
By United Press International

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UPI Almanac for Thursday, April 11, 2013.
By United Press International

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Saturday, March 30, 2013.
By United Press International

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UPI Almanac for Friday, March 29, 2013.
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Olmert: Netanyahu causing U.S. rift

Olmert: Netanyahu causing U.S. rift

JERUSALEM, Jan. 17 (UPI) -- Days before Israel's elections, former Prime Minister Ehud Olmert said Thursday incumbent Binyamin Netanyahu is causing a rift with the United States.

EU backs informal peace talks

JERUSALEM, Jan. 8 (UPI) -- The European Union is backing informal talks between Israelis and Palestinians hoping to improve the atmosphere between the sides, an official said.

Israel fears third intifada

RAMALLAH, West Bank, Jan. 3 (UPI) -- Israeli security forces have stirred unrest in the West Bank by arresting Palestinian activists in what appears to be a campaign to head off a third intifada.

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UPI Almanac for Sunday, Dec. 23, 2012.
By United Press International
U.N. votes to upgrade Palestine status

U.N. votes to upgrade Palestine status

UNITED NATIONS, Nov. 29 (UPI) -- The United Nations Thursday voted to upgrade Palestine to non-member observer status, with 138 countries voting in favor, nine against and 41 abstaining.

Israel denies trying to sway U.S. election

BEERSHBA, Israel, Nov. 10 (UPI) -- Casino mogul Sheldon Adelson's support for Republican nominee Mitt Romney did not amount to Israeli interference in the U.S. election, an Israeli official said.

Peace Now says two illegal outposts built

JERUSALEM, Oct. 31 (UPI) -- Israeli settlers have constructed two illegal outposts for the first time in seven years, Peace Now, an organization that monitors West Bank settlements, said.

Israel counted calories to limit Gaza food

JERUSALEM, Oct. 18 (UPI) -- The Israeli military blockading the Gaza Strip calculated the smallest number of calories Gazans needed to avoid malnutrition, a declassified document said.

Olmert corruption sentence suspended

JERUSALEM, Sept. 24 (UPI) -- Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert said Monday he was still "standing tall" after receiving a light sentence on corruption charges.

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UPI Almanac for Friday, Sept. 21, 2012.
By United Press International

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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2012.
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