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Israel appoints a new army chief
Defence minister chooses a general who led Gaza offensive for military's top job.
Last updated: 22 Aug 2010 20:23 GMT
Army chief defends flotilla raid
Israeli army offiocial tell inquiry that troops were right to use live ammunition.
Last updated: 11 Aug 2010 11:45 GMT
Netanyahu defends flotilla raid
Israeli prime minister tells panel that his military acted within international law.
Last updated: 09 Aug 2010 21:37 GMT
Unifil 'on shaky ground' in Lebanon
Rising tensions in south symptomatic of bigger problems for the UN peacekeeping force.
Last updated: 03 Aug 2010 14:43 GMT
Israel expands flotilla inquiry
Panel gets power to call witnesses but troops will face separate military inquiry.
Last updated: 04 Jul 2010 12:02 GMT
Israel disciplines army officers
Two commanders "exceeded authority" in using artillery shells during Gaza war.
Last updated: 01 Feb 2010 14:30 GMT
Israel confirms new army chief
Gabi Ashkenazi is confirmed as Israeli army chief of staff.
Last updated: 04 Feb 2007 15:19 GMT
Israel names new military chief
Gabi Ashkenazi, a veteran of Israel's wars in Lebanon, becomes chief of staff.
Last updated: 23 Jan 2007 03:45 GMT
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