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Monday 13 February, 2006

XTL Biopharm Ltd

Presentation at the JPMorgan Small Cap Conference


    XTL Biopharmaceuticals to Present at the JPMorgan Small Cap Conference     

NEW YORK, February 13, 2006 - XTL Biopharmaceuticals, Ltd. (LSE: XTL ; NASDAQ:
XTLB ; TASE: XTL), a biopharmaceutical company developing drugs against
hepatitis, announced today that Ron Bentsur, Chief Executive Officer, will
present an overview of the Company at The JPMorgan Small Cap Conference in
Philadelphia. Mr. Bentsur's presentation will take place on Thursday, February
16, 2006 at 9:30 a.m. Eastern Time at the Four Seasons Hotel. A live audio
webcast of Mr. Bentsur's presentation will be available at http://
equityconferences.jpmorgan.com . An archived version of the webcast will be
available following the conclusion of the live presentation.

Contact:
Ron Bentsur, Chief Executive Officer Tel: +1-212-531-5971

About XTL Biopharmaceuticals Ltd.

XTL Biopharmaceuticals Ltd. ('XTLbio') is engaged in the research, development
and commercialization of therapeutics for the treatment of infectious diseases,
with a focus on hepatitis C. XTLbio is developing XTL-2125 - a small molecule,
non-nucleoside inhibitor of the hepatitis C virus polymerase. XTL-2125 is
expected to enter Phase I clinical trial in 1H 2006. XTLbio is also developing
XTL-6865 - a combination of two monoclonal antibodies against the hepatitis C
virus - presently in Phase 1 clinical trials in patients with chronic hepatitis
C. XTLbio's hepatitis C pipeline also includes several families of pre-clinical
hepatitis C small molecule inhibitors.  In addition, XTL has out-licensed to
Cubist Pharmaceuticals an antibody therapeutic against hepatitis B, HepeX-B,
which has recently completed a Phase 2b clinical study in transplant patients.
 XTLbio is publicly traded on the London, NASDAQ, and Tel-Aviv Stock Exchanges
(LSE: XTL; NASDAQ: XTLB; TASE: XTL).


                                                                                                                                                                                                                       

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