Selected APTV Broadcasts

  • 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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  • Gaza militants keep up rocket fire on Israel (August 21, 2011)

    Gaza militants agreed to a cease-fire with Israel to stop spiking violence, after a deadly attack across the Egyptian border on Israeli vehicles set off a three-day round of rapidly escalating Israeli airstrikes and rocket barrages from Gaza. The AP’s Aron Heller reports from Jerusalem.

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  • Thousands of Israelis Protest Working Conditions (August 04, 2011)

    More protests in Israel as a grass-roots movement went into a third week of demonstrations over working conditions and pay. Teachers joined in doctors, university students and others calling for the government to take steps to ease the burden. The AP’s Aron Heller reports from Jerusalem.

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  • Protests Turn Deadly on Israeli Border with Syria (May 15, 2011)

    Israeli troops clashed with Arab protesters Sunday along three hostile borders, including the frontier with Syria, leaving 16 people dead and dozens more wounded in an unprecedented wave of demonstrations. The AP’s Aron Heller reports from Majdal Shams, Golan Heights.

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  • Israeli Military Deploys New Defense System (March 27, 2011)

    Israeli aircraft struck a Palestinian rocket squad in the Gaza Strip on Sunday, killing two militants as the military activated a new defense system to shoot down incoming rockets. The AP’s Aron Heller reports from Beersheba, Israel.

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  • Blast at Bus Station Shakes Jerusalem (March 23, 2011)

    One woman is dead and more than 20 people are hurt after a bomb struck a crowded bus stop in central Jerusalem. There’s been no claim of responsibility, but Israel blames Palestinian militants. The AP’s Aron Heller reports from Jerusalem.

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  • Israel’s Netanyahu Voices Concern for Egypt (January 31, 2011)

    The leaders of Germany and Israeli on Monday expressed concern about the deteriorating situation in Egypt. The AP’s Aron Heller reports from Jerusalem.

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  • Israeli Settlement Slowdown to End at Midnight (September 26, 2010)

    Happy Jewish settlers released balloons and broke ground on a kindergarten as the last hours of a 10-month construction slowdown ticked away Sunday. The AP’s Aron Heller reports from the West Bank.

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  • Holocaust Memorial Honors Rabbi’s Savior (August 04, 2009)

    After surviving the Holocaust as a child, Israel Meir Lau, a former Israeli chief rabbi, spent decades searching for the man who saved his life. The AP’s Aron Heller reports from Jerusalem.

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  • Priceless Timepieces Back on Display After Theft (July 20, 2009)

    Dozens of priceless timepieces went on display this week in a much-anticipated exhibit, more than a quarter century after they were stolen in one of Israel’s most audacious robberies. The AP’s Aron Heller reports from Jerusalem.

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  • Tattoos From Auschwitz Reunite Survivors (April 19, 2009)

    Nazi death camp survivors who stood one after the other at Auschwitz gathered at Israel’s Holocaust memorial. The AP’s Aron Heller reports from Jerusalem.

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  • Surprising Victory May Be Result in Israel Vote (February 10, 2009)

    Exit polls show Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni’s Kadima Party would eke out a surprising victory in Israel’s election, but a strong showing by hard-line rivals will make it difficult to form a coalition government. The AP’s Aron Heller reports from Tel Aviv.

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  • Fighting continues as Israel considers truce (January 05, 2009)

    A Hamas strongman in Gaza is urging Palestinians to ‘crush’ the invading Israeli forces and to target Israeli civilians. The AP’s Aron Heller reports from Jerusalem.

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