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  • Gazan breached border fence for moshav attack

    November 28, 2012 | 11:59 am

    The Gaza Palestinian who stabbed a woman in an Israeli farming town near the Egyptian border had breached an unguarded border fence.

    The attacker entered the Sde Avraham home of Yael Raam-Matzpun early Monday morning. Raam-Matzpun managed to send her four children to safety and...

  • Israel begins building barrier on Egyptian border

    November 22, 2010 | 8:19 am

    Israel began construction of a barrier along its border with Egypt.

    Engineers were scheduled to fan out along Israel’s southern border Monday and prepare the ground of for the construction of the barrier and electronic fence.

    The nearly $375 million, 155-mile project is being...

  • Israel Prepares for Fence Court Case

    By Leslie Susser

    February 12, 2004 | 7:00 pm

    Israel claims that the International Court of Justice (ICJ) has no jurisdiction to rule on the West Bank security barrier, but at the same time, the government is preparing detailed legal, security and diplomatic arguments and an intensive public relations campaign.

    The government...

  • Dividing Lines

    By Rob Eshman

    November 20, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    About two miles northwest of Bethlehem, Israel's much-discussed security fence comes to an end -- not with a bang but with a whimper.

    A massive pile of coiled razor wire lays in a tangled heap beside the completed portion of the fence, which here separates the newly built Jewish...

  • Israel to Build West Bank Fence

    By Naomi Segal

    May 23, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    One day after a suicide bombing in Netanya, Israel has announced that it will build a security fence separating Israel from the West Bank within the next six months.

    Defense Minister Benjamin Ben-Eliezer made the announcement Monday during a meeting of Israelis living along the...