19 January 2000: Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak questioned on election funding scandal by State Comptroller Eliezer Goldberg.
19/1: Taiwan eatery decorates walls with Holocaust photos.
20/1: Palestinian Authority chairman Yasser Arafat pushes US President Bill Clinton for statehood recognition.
20/1: Police open criminal inquiry of President Ezer Weizman over cash gifts from millionaire Edouard Seroussi.
20/1: Goldberg reveals he warned parties on campaign funding laws.
21/1: Heavy rains raise Kinneret 17 cm.
22/1: SLA fights off Hizb'Allah attack, killing 2 gunmen.
23/1: Weizman proclaims innocence in TV address over Seroussi Affair.
23/1: Austrian President Viktor Klima hints that Joerg Haider’s right-wing Freedom Party might join coalition.
24/1: Weizman agrees to curtail powers.
24/1: British court hears evidence discrediting Holocaust denier David Irving.
25/1: Hizb’Allah kills IDF soldier in Lebanon.
25/1: Arafat declares 2000 year for PA statehood.
25/1: Archaeologists, students protest Waqf digging on Temple Mount.
26/1: International Holocaust Forum convenes in Stockholm.
26/1: Barak refutes any moral obligation to Palestinian refugees.
27/1: State Comptroller releases report fining One Israel NIS 13.8m; triggers criminal investigation into Barak campaign.
27/1: Stockholm Forum: Shoah "challenges the foundations of civilization."
27/1: Two-week teachers' strike ends.
28/1: Heavy snow blankets Jerusalem and North.
29/1: No Barak-Clinton-Arafat summit at annual World Economic Forum in Davos.
30/1: SLA second-in-command Col. Akel Hashem assassinated by Hizb’Allah.
30/1: Police teams launch probe into campaign funding violations.
31/1: Three IDF soldiers killed by Hizb’Allah; Barak pledges retaliation, vows no talks until Syria reins in militia.
31/1: Syrian paper calls Holocaust a ‘myth.’
31/1: Barak says campaign mistakes were unintentional.
1 February 2000: Barak tours security zone, urges restraint despite fatalities.
1/2: Two Israeli businessmen arrested for selling arms to Iran.
2/2: SLA soldier killed by roadside bomb.
2/2: Iran releases 3 Jews accused of spying, 10 remain jailed.
2/2: Knesset holds firey debate over nuclear policies.
3/2: Arafat-Barak meeting ends in dispute over withdrawal maps.
3/2: Haider’s Freedom Party joins Austria’s coalition government; Israel recalls ambassador from Vienna.
4/2: Hundreds demonstrate against Haider party's inclusion in government.
5/2: Palestinians suspend final-status talks indefinitely.
5/2: Barak willing to discuss border with Syria to break deadlock.
6/2: One IDF soldier killed, seven wounded in security zone.
6/2: Israeli Cabinet condemns Haider’s joining Austrian coalition.
7/2: Israeli air raids hit 3 power stations in Lebanon to retaliate for Hizb’Allah attacks.
7/2: PA releases Hamas leader Abdul Aziz Rantisi.
7/2: Coalition defeats no-confidence vote over pro-Barak NPOs.
8/2: IAF hits Hizb’Allah military targets.
8/2: Hizb’Allah kills another IDF soldier with US-made TOW anti-tank missile; State of emergency declared in North.
9/2: Syrian media denounces Barak as "bloodthirsty monster."
9/2: Israeli Foreign Minister David Levy: If Hizb’Allah attacks North "the soil of Lebanon will burn."
9/2: US Ambassador Martin Indyk blames Hizb’Allah for escalation in Lebanon.
10/2: US pushes to defuse Lebanon conflict, resume Israel-Syria talks; SLA soldier wounded by Hizb’Allah bomb.
10/2: Hamas terrorist killed by own bomb in Nablus.
10/2: Israeli police simultaneously question Weizman and Seroussi about unreported cash gifts.
11/2: Israel exits Grapes of Wrath committee after Hizb'Allah kills 7th IDF soldier.
11/2: Israel beefs up security nationwide after warnings of terrorist attacks.
11/2: British scholar: Holocaust revisionist David Irving no "historian."
12/2: Hizb’Allah vows more attacks on IDF and SLA despite warnings of retaliation.
12/2: Senior ministers hint Lebanon pullout possible by April.
13/2: Deadline missed for Israeli-PA framework agreement, Fatah approves declaring PLO state by September.
13/2: Barak: no immediate withdraw from Lebanon despite mounting public pressure.
14/2: Barak suggests Syrian track top priority.
14/2: State Attorney Edna Arbel predicts no indictment of Weizman.
14/2: Golan Druze pro-Syria protest turns violent.
15/2: Arafat signs pact with Vatican touching on Jerusalem issue.
15/2: Russia pledges to help accused Iranian Jews.
15/2: Arbel says Weizman-Seroussi probe not complete.
16/2: Israeli security cabinet empowers trio to decide targets in Lebanon.
16/2: One Israel activists arrested in NPO election scandal.
16/2: PA seizes 100 kilos of explosives from Hamas hideout.
16/2: German President Johannes Rau addresses Knesset in German.
17/2: Beirut riots prompt US to warn Israel against hitting Lebanese infrastructure.
17/2: Barak rebuffs illegal campaign-funding allegations.
18/2: Election results in Iran give reformists big win.
18/2: Three SLA soldiers wounded in Hizb’Allah attacks.
19/2: Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak makes landmark Beirut visit; states support for Hizb'Allah.
19/2: Assad set to reshuffle cabinet.
19/2: Over 150,000 rally against Haider in Vienna.