Israel

Country in Western Asia

Israel, officially known as the State of Israel, is a country in Western Asia, located on the southeastern shore of the Mediterranean Sea and the northern shore of the Red Sea. It has land borders with Lebanon to the north, Syria to the northeast, Jordan on the east, the Palestinian territories of the West Bank and Gaza Strip to the east and west, respectively, and Egypt to the southwest. The country contains geographically diverse features within its relatively small area. Israel's economic and technological center is Tel Aviv, while its seat of government and proclaimed capital is Jerusalem, although recognition of the state's sovereignty over Jerusalem is limited.

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Israel Defence Ministry has said that the human clinical trials of the COVID-19 vaccine will begin after the Ministry of Health and the Helsinki Committee grant..
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CAIRO (AP) — Sudan’s former Prime Minister Sadiq al-Mahdi on Saturday slammed an announcement by President Donald Trump that Sudan would start normalizing..
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Sudan holds historic significance for Israeli leaders because it was the scene of a landmark resolution by Arab states that vowed to shun Israel. The two..
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Washington: US President Donald Trump on Friday voiced anger at Ethiopia over its construction of a huge dam on the Nile River and appeared to suggest that Egypt..
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Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu carefully skirted a question by US President Donald Trump on Friday night ahead of the US elections and following the US..
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WASHINGTON: Sudan on Friday agreed to be the latest Arab nation to recognise Israel in a diplomatic coup announced by President Donald Trump days before US..
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Here's the latest for Friday October 23rd: Trump, Biden frame closing appeals for sprint to election; Sudan to join UAE, Bahrain in recognizing Israel; Harris..
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The details of the Israel-Sudan deal were not clear. But Trump's announcement came days after he agreed to remove Sudan from list of terrorism sponsors.
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Sudan bcomes the third Arab country in weeks to agree to normalise ties with its historical foe.
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JERUSALEM: Israeli warplanes struck suspected Hamas military targets in the Gaza Strip before dawn on Friday following rocket fire from the blockaded Palestinian..
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An announcement that Sudan and Israel will begin the process of normalizing ties is imminent, an Israeli diplomatic source said Thursday, after Israeli and..
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The Trump administration is reportedly considering labelling a number of leading international humanitarian organisations as antisemitic after they documented..
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"America is willing to sacrifice its young soldiers and national interests and even its economy for Israel," Gilad Atzmon, who was born in a Jewish family in..
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Palestinians assail the failure to recommend a murder charge in the case, which has become a cause célèbre in the fight against police brutality.
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Police in Paraguay discovered the record haul of the drug in a container destined for Israel.
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Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has once again blasted recent normalization deals between a few Arab states and Israel, saying..
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Here's the latest for Tuesday October 20th: DOJ sues Google on antitrust concerns; Turkish troops withdraw from Syria; Pope Francis conducts mass in mask; Israel..
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Holocaust survivors Ruth Brandspiegel and Israel "Sasha" Eisenberg parted ways in 1949 after befriending one another in a post-World War II displaced persons..
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Cairo: President Donald Trump on Monday said Sudan will be removed from the US list of state sponsors of terrorism if it follows through on its pledge to pay..
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A delegation of Emirati officials are due to land in Israel on Tuesday for the first official ministerial visit. Abdullah bin Touq, Minister of Economy, and..
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The rapprochement between Israel and another Arab country would give US President Donald Trump an opportunity to tout a new diplomatic achievement as he seeks..
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Iran’s defense minister says the Islamic Republic will give a "clear and direct" response to any possible Israeli threat against its interests in the Persian..
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PARIS: Europe passed the milestone of 250,000 deaths from Covid-19 on Sunday as Israel and Australia's second-largest city of Melbourne began to gradually ease..
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Manama, Oct 18 (efe-epa).- Bahrain and Israel on Sunday formalized their diplomatic relations and signed several memorandums of understanding under the auspices..
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Bahrain becomes only the fourth Arab country in the Middle East to recognise Israel.
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Chief negotiator Saeb Erekat, 65, is transferred from his West Bank home to a hospital in Tel Aviv.
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Thousands of Israelis demonstrated outside the official residence of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Saturday night, resuming the weekly protest against the..
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GENEVA: Israel, which was angered in February by the UN listing companies with activities in illegal Israeli settlements, has granted no visas to UN rights staff..
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