Israel

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Israel, officially 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 the state's sovereignty over Jerusalem has only partial recognition.

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Israeli planes bomb Gaza targets and Gaza militants fire rockets into Jewish state despite Eqypt-brokered case-fire amid fears of deeper conflict
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Gaza militants fired rockets into southern Israel and Israeli aircraft carried out strikes in the Hamas-ruled territory overnight Tuesday, though the level of..
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Bahrain said on Tuesday it regretted the U.S. decision to recognize Israel's sovereignty over the Golan Heights and called for the respect of international laws.
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Gaza militants fired rockets into southern Israel and Israeli aircraft carried out strikes in the Hamas-ruled territory overnight Tuesday, though the level of..
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Israel launched strikes on Hamas targets in Gaza on Monday hours after a rocket from the Palestinian enclave hit a house near Tel Aviv and wounded seven people,..
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Lebanon on Monday said a US decision to recognise Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights violates international law and undermines the prospects for peace...
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Trump's decision to proclaim that the Golan Heights - captured from Syria during the Six-Day War of 1967 - belongs to Israel hands a significant diplomatic..
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Saudi Arabia denounced U.S. President Donald Trump's recognition of Israel's 1981 annexation of the Golan Heights, a statement released by the Saudi Press Agency..
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Rockets fired from Gaza into Israel have stoked new fears of a major clash. This comes as President Trump recognized Israeli sovereignty in Golan Heights...
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Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.
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Brazil's decision on whether to move its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem deserves deeper study, and that is what President Jair Bolsonaro is doing, his spokesman..
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President Trump signed a proclamation Monday recognizing Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights. This comes as the AIPAC conference is underway in..
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U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday recognized Israel's 1981 annexation of the Golan Heights in an election boost for visiting Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin..
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Rocket sirens went off in southern Israeli towns less than an hour after Palestinians reported a ceasefire had been reached through Egyptian mediation.
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Twelve hours after a long-range rocket launced from the Gaza Strip struck a civilian home in central Israel, Hamas’ Al-Aqsa Channel reported Egypt has..
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Turkey strongly condemned the United States' recognition of Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights and called it a grave violation of international law, the..
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Israel mounted air strikes on the Palestinian enclave of Gaza and deployed extra troops to the border on Monday in response to the longest-range Hamas rocket..
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Israel and Palestinian militant group Hamas have agreed to a ceasefire brokered by Egypt, a senior Palestinian official told Reuters.
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Israel launched air strikes in the Gaza Strip and deployed extra troops to the border on Monday, promising a strong response to the longest-range Palestinian..
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Israel launched air strikes in the Gaza Strip and deployed extra troops to the border on Monday, promising a strong response to the longest-range Palestinian..
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The Syrian foreign minister said the United States' recognition of Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights will lead to its isolation, state television..
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An Israeli air strike targeted the office of Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh in the Gaza Strip on Monday, Hamas radio reported.
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U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday recognized the disputed Golan Heights as Israeli territory in an election boost for visiting Israeli Prime Minister..
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Arab League Secretary-General Ahmed Aboul Gheit condemned U.S. President Donald Trump's recognition of the Golan Heights as Israeli territory, saying on Monday..
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President Donald Trump signed a proclamation on Monday recognising Israel's sovereignty over the Golan Heights, reversing more than a half-century of US policy...
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United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is "clear that the status of Golan has not changed," U.N. spokesman Stephane Dujarric said on Monday after U.S...
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Turkey finds the United States' recognition of Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights unacceptable and will take action against the decision, including at..
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United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is "gravely concerned" by the recent developments in Israel and the Gaza Strip and urges all sides to exercise..
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President Trump said the release of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's full report "wouldn't bother" him at all. He made the comments during an Oval Office meeting..
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Syria called the U.S. decision to recognize Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights a "blatant attack" on its sovereignty and territorial integrity on Monday,..
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France does not recognise the Israeli annexation of the Golan Heights and its recognition – as called for by US President Donald Trump – is contrary to..
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Israel launched air strikes in the Gaza Strip on Monday after a rocket attack near Tel Aviv wounded seven people, prompting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to..
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The US leader signs a presidential declaration with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at his side.
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President Trump, during a meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, signed proclamation recognizing Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights...
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U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday recognized the Golan Heights as Israeli territory in an election boost for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, as..
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President Donald Trump, at the start of a meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, said on Monday any future Middle East peace deal must account..
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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's strongest election challenger, Benny Gantz, called on Monday for unity and moderation in a speech to a major..
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Syria's foreign ministry called the U.S. decision to recognize Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights a "blatant attack on the sovereignty and territorial..
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President Donald Trump signed a decree on Monday at the start of a meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu saying the United States recognizes..
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The Israeli military said on Monday it had begun carrying out strikes on Hamas targets in the Gaza Strip, hours after a Palestinian rocket hit a house near Tel..
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Israel blamed the militant group Hamas after seven people were injured in a rocket attack.
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The Israeli military said on Monday it had begun carrying out strikes on Hamas targets in the Gaza Strip, hours after a Palestinian rocket struck a house near..
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U.S. President Donald Trump was set to give Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu a boost for his re-election campaign on Monday as Netanyahu's chief..
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U.S. President Donald Trump's call for recognition of Israeli sovereignty over the occupied Golan Heights was manna from heaven for Prime Minister Benjamin..
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The president gave the Israeli prime minister a boost last week with a tweet asserting that Israel should have sovereignty over the Golan Heights
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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu cut short a visit to the United States on Monday and the military dispatched reinforcements to the Gaza border after a..
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A rocket fired from the Gaza Strip demolished a house in central Israel on March 25, 2019 , wounding seven people.
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An early morning rocket fired from the Gaza Strip demolished a house in central Israel on Monday, wounding seven people and prompting Prime Minister Benjamin..
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President Trump is fresh off news that an inquiry did not find evidence of a conspiracy with Russia, while Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel faces..
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An early morning rocket fired from the Gaza Strip struck a house in central Israel on Monday, wounding seven people.
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AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Jordan’s King Abdullah II has canceled a visit to Romania to protest its prime minister’s support for recognizing Jerusalem as..
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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu cut short a visit to the United States on Monday and the military said it dispatched reinforcements to the Gaza border..
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Robert Mueller, Israel, Parkland: Here’s what you need to know.
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Hits home, injures 7, prompts Netanyahu to cut short visit to Washington shortly before Israeli elections
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