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Marius Schattner

Marius Schattner

    Israel shrugs off calls for arrest of top spy
    Israel shrugs off calls for arrest of top spy
    Israel on Friday shrugged off calls for its top spy to be arrested over the killing of a Hamas commander, as pressure mounted after Interpol issued...
    Israel braces for UN debate on Gaza war report
    Israel braces for UN debate on Gaza war report
    Israel braced on Wednesday for what is expected to be a bruising United Nations debate on a report that accuses the Jewish state and Hamas of war...
    Olmert vows to prove his innocence
    Olmert vows to prove his innocence
    Former Israeli prime minister Ehud Olmert on Friday made his first court appearance on charges of graft, vowing he would prove his innocence.
    Plot thickens over Israeli PM's secret trip
    Plot thickens over Israeli PM's secret trip
    The plot thickened on Thursday over a secret trip by Israel's prime minister, as his office admitted it had misled the public about his whereabouts...
    Israel prepares diplomatic ground for Gaza strikes
    Israel prepares diplomatic ground for Gaza strikes
    Israel has launched a diplomatic campaign to gather international support for a major offensive on Hamas-ruled Gaza following the expiry of a truce...
    Israeli PM questioned over alleged corruption
    Israeli PM questioned over alleged corruption
    Israel's fraud squad on Friday questioned Prime Minister Ehud Olmert, who has been dogged by corruption scandals that surfaced after he took office...
    Israel PM diagnosed with prostate cancer
    Israel PM diagnosed with prostate cancer
    Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert announced on Monday he has been diagnosed with prostate cancer requiring surgery but vowed to stay in office,...
    Israel on high alert
    Israel on high alert
    Israel went on a heightened state of alert on Friday amid fears of Palestinian suicide bombings following a lethal shelling in the Gaza Strip and...
    Israel faces public-relations disaster over air raids
    Israel faces public-relations disaster over air raids
    Israel is worried about getting bogged down in a foreign public-relations disaster following a series of botched air raids over the Gaza Strip that...
    Israel to muster US support for border plans
    Israel to muster US support for border plans
    Newly installed Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert set his sights on Friday on a visit to Washington to win United States support for his plan to...
    The dead sea is 'dying'
    The dead sea is 'dying'
    The Dead Sea is dying, with the world's saltiest water body threatened by a lack of fresh water and an increasingly tense political situation,...
    Israel confirms deadly H5N1 bird flu
    Israel confirms deadly H5N1 bird flu
    Israel on Friday confirmed that the deadly H5N1 bird-flu strain had been found in thousands of poultry, as five people were admitted to hospital...