đŸ‡Ŧ🇧

Israel

Country in the Middle East

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.

Israel News and Videos   LIVE

ℹī¸ This is a LIVE page which updates automatically as we're monitoring our hand-curated selection of verified and trustworthy media outlets

Advertisement
Palestinian militants fired two rockets deep into southern Israel from Gaza on Saturday, and the Israeli military responded with a number of air strikes on..
Credit: Reuters - Published 2 days ago

Microsoft Corp has hired former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder to investigate whether the use of facial recognition technology developed by an Israeli startup..
Credit: Reuters - Published 2 days ago

Israeli missile defenses on Saturday intercepted two Palestinian rockets that were fired deep into southern Israel overnight on Saturday from the Gaza Strip,..
Credit: Reuters - Published 2 days ago

Israel says it is investigating claims an airstrike killed eight members of one family in Gaza.
Credit: BBC News - Published 2 days ago

Israel's military said on Friday it was investigating "harm caused to civilians" from an air strike it carried out in Gaza that Palestinian medics said killed..
Credit: Reuters - Published 3 days ago

Both sides warn they are prepared to retaliate a day after a fragile truce halts a violent flare-up.
Credit: BBC News - Published 3 days ago

Iran is not calling for the elimination of Jewish people, but it thinks people of all religions should decide Israel's future, Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah..
Credit: Reuters - Published 3 days ago

Palestinian militant group Islamic Jihad and Israel declared a halt to hostilities across the Gaza Strip border on Thursday but a lasting ceasefire appeared..
Credit: Reuters - Published 3 days ago

Israel will follow suit if Palestinian fighters in the Gaza Strip stop cross-border attacks, an Israeli official said on Thursday, denying that Israel had..
Credit: Reuters - Published 3 days ago

Palestinian militant group Islamic Jihad and Israel halted hostilities across the Gaza Strip border on Thursday following Egyptian- and U.N.-mediated efforts to..
Credit: Reuters - Published 4 days ago

Palestinian militant group Islamic Jihad said it was holding fire from the Gaza Strip on Thursday after Israel agreed to an Egyptian-mediated truce, calming the..
Credit: Reuters - Published 4 days ago

Israel is yet to confirm the reported truce, which is said to have come into effect early on Thursday.
Credit: BBC News - Published 4 days ago

Palestinian militant group Islamic Jihad said it was holding fire from the Gaza Strip on Thursday after Israel agreed to an Egyptian-mediated truce, in a..
Credit: Reuters - Published 4 days ago

Palestinian militant group Islamic Jihad said an Egyptian-mediated truce with Israel was in force in the Gaza Strip as of 0330 GMT on Thursday, and a Reuters..
Credit: Reuters - Published 4 days ago

An Israeli missile strike in the Gaza Strip killed six members of a Palestinian family on Thursday, all of them civilians, medical officials and residents said,..
Credit: Reuters - Published 4 days ago

Palestinian militant group Islamic Jihad offered terms on Wednesday for an Egyptian-mediated ceasefire with Israel, saying if these were not met it was prepared..
Credit: Reuters - Published 4 days ago

Palestinian militant group Islamic Jihad offered terms on Wednesday for an Egyptian-mediated Gaza ceasefire with Israel, saying that if these were not met it..
Credit: Reuters - Published 4 days ago

Israeli air strikes killed 13 Palestinians in Gaza on Wednesday, medical officials said, raising the Palestinian death toll to 23 over a two-day escalation in..
Credit: Reuters - Published 5 days ago

After an overnight lull, militants fire more rockets towards Israel and Israeli aircraft hit Gaza.
Credit: BBC News - Published 5 days ago

Israeli air strikes killed nine Palestinians in Gaza on Wednesday, medical officials said, raising the Palestinian death toll to 19 over a two-day escalation in..
Credit: Reuters - Published 5 days ago

Russia on Wednesday accused Washington of hunting its citizens across the world and said it had made a formal diplomatic protest after Israel extradited a..
Credit: Reuters - Published 5 days ago

An Israeli air-strike killed a Palestinian gunman on Wednesday and Gaza militants fired rockets into Israel as a spike in violence edged into a second day.
Credit: Reuters - Published 5 days ago

Palestinian militants fired rockets into Israel on Wednesday, the second day of a spike in cross-border violence, sending people rushing to shelters as sirens..
Credit: Reuters - Published 5 days ago

The death of a Palestinian commander triggers some of the most intense fighting for months.
Credit: BBC News - Published 5 days ago

Germany condemned the bombardment of cities in Israel by rockets launched from the Gaza strip on Tuesday, calling for de-escalation and saying there could be no..
Credit: Reuters - Published 6 days ago

The EU's top court ruled on Tuesday that goods from Israeli settlements must be labeled as produced in occupied territory, a decision hailed by Palestinians and..
Credit: Reuters - Published 6 days ago

Israel killed a top commander from the Iranian-backed Palestinian militant group Islamic Jihad in a rare targeted strike in the Gaza Strip on Tuesday, drawing..
Credit: Reuters - Published 6 days ago

ECJ says consumers need to be informed to take into account 'ethical considerations and considerations relating to the observance of international law'
Credit: Independent - Published 6 days ago

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said fighting with Palestinian Islamic Jihad militants that erupted after Israel killed their top field commander in..
Credit: Reuters - Published 6 days ago

Rockets hit Israel after Baha Abu Al-Ata's death, as Palestinian Islamic Jihad vows revenge.
Credit: BBC News - Published 6 days ago

Jordanian intelligence recently foiled a plot by two suspected militants to mount terror attacks against U.S. and Israeli diplomats alongside U.S. troops..
Credit: Reuters - Published 6 days ago

Israel killed a top commander from the Iranian-backed Palestinian militant group Islamic Jihad in a rare targeted strike in the Gaza Strip on Tuesday, accusing..
Credit: Reuters - Published 6 days ago

The Palestinian militant group Islamic Jihad said Israel targeted the house of one of its officials in the Syrian capital on Tuesday, killing one of his sons.
Credit: Reuters - Published 6 days ago

Sirens sounded in central Israeli towns on Tuesday, the military said, warning of possible rocket launches from the Gaza Strip after Israel killed a top..
Credit: Reuters - Published 6 days ago

Israel killed a top commander from the Iranian-backed Palestinian militant group Islamic Jihad in a rare targeted strike in the Gaza Strip on Tuesday, accusing..
Credit: Reuters - Published 6 days ago

Israel killed a top commander for Iranian-backed Palestinian militant group Islamic Jihad in a rare targeted strike in the Gaza Strip on Tuesday, accusing him of..
Credit: Reuters - Published 6 days ago

Israeli forces killed Baha Abu Al-Atta, a field commander for the Palestinian militant group Islamic Jihad, in a predawn strike on his home in the Gaza Strip on..
Credit: Reuters - Published 6 days ago

Israeli forces shot dead a Palestinian during confrontations with stone-throwing protesters in the occupied West Bank on Monday, Palestinian health officials..
Credit: Reuters - Published 6 days ago

Jordan's King Abdullah paid his first visit on Monday to an enclave fringing its northern border with Israel a day after the expiry of a 25-year special regime..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

Jordan said on Monday it was committed to its landmark peace treaty with Israel despite ending a 25-year deal that allows its neighbor to use two parcels of land..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

Israeli forces shot dead a Palestinian during confrontations with stone-throwing protesters in the occupied West Bank on Monday, Palestinian health officials..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

Jordan's King Abdullah arrived on Monday in an enclave that straddles its northern border with Israel a day after the end of a 25-year special regime with its..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

King Abdullah's decision not to extend the lease is seen as a sign of worsening ties with Israel.
Credit: BBC News - Published 1 week ago

It has been a bitter harvest for some Israeli farmers on the border with Jordan. On Sunday, a 25-year-old deal between the two countries that has allowed them to..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

Iran's Foreign Ministry on Sunday rejected as a "trap" reports that the International Atomic Energy Agency, the U.N.'s nuclear watchdog, found traces of uranium..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

You might like