Israel

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

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Israel voiced openness on Monday to U.S.-mediated talks with Lebanon on resolving a dispute over the neighbors' maritime border that has dogged Mediterranean oil..
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Trump has hailed the Israel-Palestine plan as the 'deal of the century', but it seems the Palestinians will not accept it as their aspirations for an independent..
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Oklahoma has reached a $85 million settlement agreement with Israeli-based Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd ahead of the start of a trial in a..
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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu embarked on Sunday on what he termed a "final effort" to break a deadlock on forming a governing coalition ahead of a..
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Israel's president said Sunday he is shocked by a German official's comment that he wouldn't advise Jews to wear skullcaps in parts of the country, which is..
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TEL AVIV - Thousands of Israelis protested on Saturday against legislative steps that could grant Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu immunity from prosecution and..
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Protesters gather in Tel Aviv to rally against moves to safeguard the PM from corruption cases.
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Thousands of Israelis protested on Saturday against legislative steps that could grant Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu immunity from prosecution and limit the..
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The conflict between Israelis and Palestinians is taking its toll on the mental health of children. But a group of people are trying to change that.
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Sources revealed that Dawood has expressed serious concerns over PM Modi's return and his growing ties with US and Israel.
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Sources revealed that Dawood has expressed serious concerns over PM Modi's return and his growing ties with US and Israel.
Credit: DNA - Published 2 days ago

Qatar said on Friday that economic development needed for Israeli-Palestinian peace could not be achieved without "fair political solutions" acceptable to..
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Israel remained on high alert Friday after wildfires fed by tinder dry conditions destroyed around 40 homes, the French news agency AFP reported. There were no..
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On CBSN's new show, "Red & Blue," former CIA director James Woolsey addressed the ongoing feud between President-elect Donald Trump and the intelligence..
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Dept. of Homeland Security Shake-Up; Israeli Election.
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Firefighters on Thursday battled wildfires that scorched swathes of forests in central Israel, forcing some small towns to be evacuated, during a heatwave that..
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General News Binance founder Changpeng Zhao is taking Sequoia Capital back to court for reputational damages against him after the VC investor’s case was..
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Netanyahu congratulated Modi for his 'impressive victory'.
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A 20-year-old New Jersey man accused of threatening on social media to "shoot everybody" at a pro-Israel march and bomb the Trump Tower skyscraper in New York..
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Iran's youth will witness the demise of Israel and American civilization, Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Wednesday in comments published on..
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UNITED NATIONS (AP) — A key architect of the long-awaited U.S. plan for Israeli-Palestinian peace is warning that "nothing can be meaningfully fixed" until..
5 days ago • WorldNews
Researchers in Israel hope to make a beer brewed with ancient yeast available in shops.
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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu received on Wednesday a three-month delay, until October, for a hearing to argue against the attorney-general's plan to..
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Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates will participate in a conference next month in Bahrain aimed at encouraging investment in the West Bank and Gaza Strip,..
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Despite Israelis' love of Eurovision, many view Europe with distrust, says James Landale.
1 week ago • BBC News
Palestinians will stay away from a U.S.-led conference in Bahrain next month that the Trump administration has cast as an overture to its own plan for peace..
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(CNN)During her much-anticipated Eurovision set Saturday night, Madonna appeared to call for peace between Israel -- this year's hosts -- and Palestinians. Her..
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Nike Ching at the State Department and Carla Babb at the Pentagon contributed to this report. Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif suggested Monday that..
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Al Jazeera has removed a video about the Holocaust from its AJ+ Arabic channel after it sparked outrage for claiming the genocide was “different from how the..
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The Palestinians will not attend a U.S.-led conference in Bahrain next month that the Trump administration has cast as a preliminary roll-out of its plan for..
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The White House will unveil the first part of President Donald Trump's long-awaited Israeli-Palestinian peace plan when it holds an international conference in..
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The White House will unveil the first part of President Donald Trump's long-awaited Israeli-Palestinian peace plan when it holds an international conference in..
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Madonna got political during her anticipated performance at Eurovision, following calls to boycott the event over the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
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The Israeli broadcaster of the Eurovision Song Contest said on Sunday that an unauthorized display of Palestinian flags by Iceland's band could draw "punishment"..
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Two of Madonna's dancers are seen side-by-side with Israeli and Palestinian flags on their backs during her performance at Eurovision Israeli Culture Minister..
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The Netherlands won the 2019 Eurovision song contest early Sunday at a show in the seaside Israeli city of Tel Aviv that featured a performance from Madonna,..
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Australia's conservative government celebrated on Sunday its surprise election victory that defied years of unfavorable opinion polls, with U.S. and Israeli..
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Your winner, everyone (Picture: AP) The Netherlands has won the Eurovision Song Contest 2019. Duncan Laurence and his song Arcade beat 25 other nations to be..
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A section of Madonna's controversial Eurovision performance, in which her backing dancers wore Israeli and Palestinian flags on the backs of their outfits, was..
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The Eurovision song contest finals began Saturday in the seaside Israeli city of Tel Aviv with the Netherlands as favourites in a show set to include a..
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Syrian air defenses targeted projectiles fired from the direction of Israel for the second night in a row, Syrian state media said on Saturday.
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Syrian air defenses targeted projectiles fired from "occupied territory" on Saturday, state media said, referring to territory held by Israel.
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As singers made last-minute preparations for the Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv on Saturday, Israeli police threw a high-security cordon around the venue to..
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Holland, Sweden and Australia are the bookmakers’ favourites going into Saturday’s Eurovision song contest finals, as last year’s winner and current host..
Credit: France 24 - Published 1 week ago

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