Selected APTV Broadcasts

  • New TV Channel Reports Israeli Perspective (July 31, 2013)

    State-of-the-art TV studios above an ancient Middle East port signal Israel’s arrival in a media landscape where countries seek to broadcast their own perspective to the world. The AP’s Aron Heller reports from Tel Aviv.

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  • Israel Fears Quiet on Syrian Front About to End (April 27, 2013)

    With insurgents and weapons on its doorstep, Israel fears 40 years of quiet with Syria is coming to an end. The AP’s Aron Heller reports from the Golan Heights.

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  • Exit Polls: Netanyahu, Allies Win Israeli Vote (January 22, 2013)

    Exit polls show that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud Party and his hard-line allies have won a narrow majority in parliamentary elections. The AP’s Aron Heller reports from Tel Aviv.

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  • Israel and Hamas exchange fire for second day (November 15, 2012)

    Palestinian militants barraged Israel with nearly 150 rockets on Thursday, killing three people as Israel pressed a punishing campaign of airstrikes on militant targets across the Gaza Strip. The AP’s Aron Heller reports from Jerusalem.

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  • Israel to End Sweeping Draft Exemptions for Ultra-Orthodox (August 01, 2012)

    In an step that could intensify a major rift among Israelis, the defense minister on Tuesday ordered the army to prepare for a universal draft of ultra-Orthodox Jewish men. The AP’s Aron Heller reports from Jerusalem.

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  • Ex-Israeli PM Olmert Cleared in Corruption Case (July 10, 2012)

    An Israeli court cleared former Prime Minister Ehud Olmert on Tuesday of the central charges in a multi-case corruption trial that forced him from power, but convicted him of a lesser charge of breach of trust. The AP’s Aron Heller reports from Jerusalem.

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  • Gay Friendly Tel Aviv Gains Admirers, Critics (January 25, 2012)

    Tel Aviv is a gay-friendly city that attracts liberal tourists from around the world. But critics say the government is using the progressive hot spot to draw attention away from alleged human rights abuses against Palestinians. The AP’s Aron Heller reports from Tel Aviv.

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  • Israeli shooter uses web to finance Olympic bid (January 13, 2012)

    An Israeli sharpshooter turns to web to finance bid in his overlooked Olympic sport. The AP’s Aron Heller reports from Herzliya.

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  • Schoolgirl Target of Extremist Jews in Israel (December 27, 2011)

    An 8-year-old schoolgirl has unwittingly found herself on the front line of Israel’s latest religious row. Naama Margolese is afraid of walking to her religious Jewish girls’ school for fear of being harassed by ultra-Orthodox extremists. The AP’s Aron Heller reports from her hometown of Beit Shemesh.

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  • Israeli ‘Price Tag’ Comes at High Cost (October 26, 2011)

    Extremist Israelis have been damaging Palestinian property in a practice called price tag– a response to perceived Israeli government actions against the settlements. Officials fear the extreme measures could escalate violence. The AP’s Aron Heller reports from Kiryat Arba, West Bank.

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  • Freed Israeli Soldier Back Home (October 18, 2011)

    The Israeli soldier Gilad Schalit, who was freed in a prisoner swap with Hamas, has returned home. The AP’s Aron Heller reports from his hometown of Mitzpe Hila in northern Israel.

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  • Israel Excited About Captured Soldier’s Return (October 18, 2011)

    The hometown of Israeli soldier Sgt. Gilad Schalit is excited about his release. Israel freed 477 prisoners Tuesday in exchange for Schalit, who had been held by Palestinian militants for more than five years. The AP’s Aron Heller reports from Mitzpe Hila in northern Israel.

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  • Israel, Hamas Announce Swap for Captured Soldier (October 11, 2011)

    Israel and Hamas say Gilad Schalit, an Israeli soldier abducted 5 years ago, will be swapped for about 1,000 Palestinians held by Israel. The AP’s Aron Heller reports from outside the Israeli Prime Minister’s office in Jerusalem as Cabinet members approved a deal.

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  • Palestinians Take to Streets to Cheer UN Bid (September 23, 2011)

    Thousands of Palestinians, watching on outdoor screens across the West Bank, cheered their president on Friday as he submitted his historic request for recognition of a state of Palestine to the United Nations. The AP’s Aron Heller reports from Ramallah.

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  • Palestinians Launch Campaign for Statehood (September 09, 2011)

    Palestinians officially launched their campaign to join the United Nations as a full member state, saying they would stage a series of peaceful events in the run-up to the annual gathering of the UN General Assembly later this month. The AP’s Aron Heller reports from Ramallah, West Bank.

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