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Israel, Jordan, Palestinians agree on 'historic' pipeline

WASHINGTON, Dec. 9 (UPI) -- Israel, Jordan and the Palestinian Authority have agreed to construct a "historic" Red Sea-Dead Sea pipeline, Israeli official Silvan Shalom said.

Israeli officials call NSA eavesdropping business as usual

WASHINGTON, Nov. 3 (UPI) -- Israeli officials said eavesdropping by the National Security Agency was business as usual, projecting a calm reaction to spying that has alarmed others.

Canada, Israel discuss energy ties

JERUSALEM, May 2 (UPI) -- Israeli oil shale deposits are similar to those in Canada, presenting a unique opportunity for bilateral work, the Canadian oil minister said.

Israel OKs entry of 3 Iraqi children for treatment in heart program

TEL AVIV, Israel, April 29 (UPI) -- Three Iraqi children, ages 1, 4 and 5, will receive treatment in Israel in the Save a Child's Heart program, officials said.

New Israeli government sworn in

JERUSALEM, March 18 (UPI) -- Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu's new ministers were approved by the Knesset and sworn in Monday.

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Israeli jets strike Syria border convoy

BEIRUT, Lebanon, Jan. 30 (UPI) -- Israeli warplanes were widely reported to have carried out a night-time attack on a convoy of vehicles on the border between Syria and Lebanon early Wednesday.
Israeli official: Talks a 'dead end'

Israeli official: Talks a 'dead end'

JERUSALEM, May 7 (UPI) -- A top Israeli official says peace negotiations with the Palestinian Authority are at a "dead end."

3 arrested in Aussie Palestinian protest

MELBOURNE, Dec. 6 (UPI) -- Three people were arrested Sunday when dozens of pro-Palestinian demonstrators stormed a Melbourne hotel, officials said.

Calls in Israel to outlaw Islamic group

JERUSALEM, Oct. 6 (UPI) -- Israeli Vice Prime Minister Silvan Shalom said Tuesday the Islamic Movement should be outlawed for inciting the recent wave of violence at Temple Mount.

Israeli official calls to save Dead Sea

JERUSALEM, July 27 (UPI) -- Work on the Dead Sea Canal canal project must start immediately to stop water levels from receding further, Israeli Deputy Prime Minister Silvan Shalom said.
Blair praises Israeli gestures to PA

Blair praises Israeli gestures to PA

JERUSALEM, July 14 (UPI) -- Recent steps taken by Israel to improve the quality of life for Palestinians are not getting enough credit, Mideast envoy Tony Blair said.

Israel hits new PA attempt to halt barrier

JERUSALEM, July 10 (UPI) -- Israeli Foreign Minister Silvan Shalom Sunday slammed Palestinian attempts to resume international pressure on Israel to stop building its security barrier.

Israeli withdrawal decision final

DEAD SEA SHORES, Jordan, May 22 (UPI) -- Israeli Foreign Minister Silvan Shalom said Sunday the government's decision to withdraw from the Gaza Strip on time is final.

Israel ambassador may lose position

JERUSALEM, May 15 (UPI) -- Israel's ambassador to Washington could lose his job after a disagreement with the foreign minister over the firing of the diplomat's assistant.

Israel: We're not harming U.S. security

JERUSALEM, May 4 (UPI) -- Israeli Foreign Minister Silvan Shalom Wednesday denied his nation has harmed U.S. security.

Israel: Truce an optical illusion

WASHINGTON, March 8 (UPI) -- Israeli Foreign Minister Silvan Shalom said Tuesday the current truce with the Palestinians is an "optical illusion" that can blow up at any time.

Sharon invited to Tunisia

JERUSALEM, Feb. 25 (UPI) -- Tunisia's President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali has invited Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon to an international conference in Tunis in November.

Shalom confirms request to block arms sale

TEL AVIV, Israel, Jan. 13 (UPI) -- Foreign Minister Silvan Shalom Thursday confirmed having asked Russia not to sell Syria new missiles.

Abbas: Israel is a 'Zionist enemy'

GAZA, Gaza, Jan. 4 (UPI) -- Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas described the State of Israel Tuesday as "the Zionist enemy" in a rally held in Khan Yunis in the southern Gaza Strip.

Israeli foreign minister criticizes Abbas

TEL AVIV, Israel, Dec. 27 (UPI) -- Israeli Foreign Minister Silvan Shalom Monday criticized Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas' tough election talk. Israel could not ignore "harsh statements" Abbas made to kick off his campaign for the Palestinian presidency, Shalom said.

Israeli minister says Gaza plan to go ahead

WARSAW, Poland, Oct. 13 (UPI) -- Israeli Foreign Minister Silvan Shalom said Wednesday Prime Minister Ariel Sharon is determined to pull out of Gaza.

Israel: Iran targeting more then Israel

UNITED NATIONS, Sept. 22 (UPI) -- Israeli Foreign Minister Silvan Shalom in New York Wednesday warned Iran possessed missiles that could blanket Europe. "For many years the world believed that this threat from Iran could be launched only toward Israel," Shalom told reporters after meeting

Israeli, Tunisian ministers meet

TEL AVIV, Israel, Sept. 21 (UPI) -- The Israeli and Tunisian foreign ministers met for the third time this year and discussed improving relations severed when the intifada erupted.

Israel: We didn't spy on U.S.

TEL AVIV, Israel, Aug. 30 (UPI) -- Foreign Minister Silvan Shalom reportedly told the cabinet there was no truth to claims Israel spied on the United States.
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