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Israel

Country in Western Asia

Israel, formally 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 appeared headed for a unity government on Friday after opposition leader Benny Gantz moved towards an agreement with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu,..
Credit: Reuters - Published 2 days ago

U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday congratulated Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for moving towards forming a government, the Israeli premier said.
Credit: Reuters - Published 2 days ago

Israel appeared headed on Friday for a unity government after opposition leader Benny Gantz moved toward an agreement with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu,..
Credit: Reuters - Published 2 days ago

Israel will deploy armed troops to support police on street patrols in enforcing a lockdown against the coronavirus epidemic, the military said on Friday.
Credit: Reuters - Published 3 days ago

Israel appeared headed for a unity government on Friday after opposition leader Benny Gantz moved towards an agreement with Prime Minister Benjmain Netanyahu,..
Credit: Reuters - Published 3 days ago

Israel will deploy its army to assist police on street patrols to enforce a lockdown against the coronavirus epidemic, the military said on Friday.
Credit: Reuters - Published 3 days ago

Benny Gantz is reportedly set to share power with PM Benjamin Netanyahu, ending a year of political deadlock.
Credit: BBC News - Published 3 days ago

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's main rival, Benny Gantz, was elected parliamentary speaker on Thursday in a surprise maneuver that could herald a..
Credit: Reuters - Published 3 days ago

Israeli opposition leader Benny Gantz was elected on Thursday as speaker of parliament in a surprise move that appeared to herald a political partnership that..
Credit: Reuters - Published 3 days ago

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's main rival, Benny Gantz, was elected Speaker of parliament on Thursday in a surprise manoeuvre that could herald a..
Credit: Reuters - Published 3 days ago

Scarcely two years ago Gaza's border with Israel was a deadly front line, with black smoke swirling around thousands of Palestinian protesters as they faced off..
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The Israeli government has opened up a war bunker in the Jerusalem hills to help coordinate its campaign against the spread of the coronavirus, Israeli officials..
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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Wednesday there would be "no avoiding" a complete lockdown of the country without a decrease in the rate of new..
Credit: Reuters - Published 4 days ago

The speaker of Israel's parliament, an ally of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, resigned on Wednesday, sharpening a battle with the Supreme Court over its..
Credit: Reuters - Published 5 days ago

An analysis of coronavirus patients' voices could yield a "vocal fingerprint" to help detect COVID-19 symptoms in others and prioritize testing and treatment,..
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Israel's building industry has found temporary housing for many of its nearly 70,000 Palestinian laborers, staving off a construction shutdown after the..
Credit: Reuters - Published 6 days ago

Israel's coronavirus patient 74, also known as Dani, posts about her experience on social media.
Credit: BBC News - Published 1 week ago

Israeli troops shot and killed a Palestinian who was hurling rocks at Israeli cars driving on a highway in the occupied West Bank on Sunday, the military said.
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Saturday that he was nearing a power-sharing deal with his centrist political rivals, but they swiftly denied..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

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