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2006-03-04 23:18:34

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Thousands marched in protest through the Israeli Arab town of Nazareth on Saturday after an Israeli man, his Christian wife and their daughter set off firecrackers in one of Christianity's holiest sites.

2006-03-02 23:27:49

NABLUS, West Bank (Reuters) - An Israeli sniper killed a Palestinian youth on Friday during a West Bank raid by troops looking for militants, Palestinian medics said.

2006-02-15 14:46:02

By Dan Williams JERUSALEM (Reuters) - El Al Israel Airlines has installed anti-missile systems on all its planes, becoming the first commercial carrier to field a protected fleet amid growing fears of aviation terrorism, security sources said on Wednesday.

2006-02-15 08:26:28

JENIN, West Bank (Reuters) - Israeli soldiers killed a Palestinian who approached them, shouting they should leave and carrying a toy gun, during a West Bank raid on Wednesday, local residents said, describing the man as mentally disabled.

2006-02-15 04:13:06

JENIN, West Bank (Reuters) - Israeli soldiers killed a Palestinian who approached them, shouting they should leave and carrying a toy gun, during a West Bank raid on Wednesday, local residents said, describing the man as mentally disabled.

2005-12-07 20:45:28

GAZA (Reuters) - An Israeli warplane fired a missile at a target in the northern Gaza Strip on Thursday, but it fell in an open area and caused no injury, witnesses said.

2005-10-06 05:56:28

By Tali Caspi JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel's army must stop using Palestinian civilians as "human shields" in operations against suspected Palestinian militants, the Israeli Supreme Court ruled on Thursday. Palestinian and Israeli human-rights watchdog groups had sought the ruling.

2005-09-28 23:27:06

JENIN, West Bank (Reuters) - Israeli soldiers shot dead three Palestinian militants near the West Bank town of Jenin on Thursday, a Palestinian security source said.

2005-09-18 08:49:04

By Dan Williams JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel will not prosecute police who shot dead 13 Israeli Arabs during protests in 2000 because of a lack of evidence as to exactly who was responsible, a Justice Ministry inquiry said on Sunday.

2005-08-11 08:50:08

By Dan Williams CAMP BAR-LEV, Israel (Reuters) - An Israeli military tribunal sentenced an ex-sergeant to eight years in jail on Thursday for killing a British activist who was trying to protect Palestinian civilians during violence in Gaza in 2003.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.