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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Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu asked Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday to pardon an American-Israeli woman sentenced to 7-1/2 years in jail for a..
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Céline Lebrun-Shaath is the wife of Ramy Shaath, a Palestinian-Egyptian activist who has been jailed in Egypt since July. Ramy Shaath is the coordinator in..
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(Adds comment from Russian man in Israeli prison, details) By Dan Williams JERUSALEM, Oct 13 (Reuters) - Israel asked Russian President Vladimir Putin on Sunday..
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Israel asked Russian President Vladimir Putin on Sunday to pardon a U.S.-Israeli woman given a 7.5-year jail sentence for drugs found in her luggage as she..
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Dozens of gravestones at a Commonwealth military cemetery in Israel were desecrated in what the Israeli foreign ministry said on Saturday was a suspected hate..
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A Russian court sentenced a U.S.-Israeli woman to seven and a half years in jail for drug offences on Friday, a ruling Israel condemned as disproportionate and..
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Israel condemned a Russian court's sentencing on Friday of a U.S.-Israeli woman to seven and a half years' imprisonment for a drug offence as "heavy" and..
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A court in Moscow ruled to jail U.S.-Israeli citizen Naama Issachar for 7.5 years on Friday after convicting her on drug charges, a court spokeswoman said.
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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is working to secure the release of a U.S.-Israeli woman being held in Russia on drugs charges, his office said on..
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Australia and Fijian troops will take part in a peace-keeping mission in disputed territory between Syria and Israel, unrelated to events in Syria's north-east.
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Former Melbourne principal Malka Leifer will stay behind bars in Israel after the Israeli Supreme Court overturned a decision to release her into house arrest.
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Former Melbourne principal Malka Leifer will stay behind bars in Israel after the Israeli Supreme Court overturned a decision to release her into house arrest.
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Israel's Supreme Court overturned on Thursday a lower court order that a former Australian school principal suspected of sexual assault, and who Australia is..
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U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to stand aside as Turkey sends troops into Syria and fights Kurds allied with Washington has some Israelis wondering..
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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday condemned Turkey's military incursion against a Kurdish militia in northeast Syria and cautioned about the..
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Prehistoric humans had not previously been thought capable of such dietary planning.
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After years of warm relations, are the Israeli and US leaders starting to drift apart?
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President Trump’s abrupt order to withdraw American troops from Syria set off alarm bells among Israeli officials who fear the United States might stop..
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Ronan Farrow has alleged that he was subjected to extensive surveillance by spies as part of efforts to stifle his investigation into sweeping allegations of..
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The 5,000-year-old city is said to be one of the most significant archaeological finds in the region from that era.
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