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Israel

Israel, officially the State of Israel, is a country in Western Asia located on the eastern shore of the Mediterranean Sea.

It borders Lebanon in the north, Syria in the northeast, Jordan and the West Bank in the east, the Gaza Strip and Egypt on the southwest, and contains geographically diverse features within its relatively small area.

Articles About Israel

Canada's Prime Minister Stephen Harper greets the Jewish community
Canada Urges European Union Not To Remove Hamas from Its Terror List: Israel Slams Pro Hamas EU Court Ruling

By IBTimes AU

Removing a terror group must be done after careful study and due diligence. (2:30 pm)

MORE TOPICS: EUROPEAN UNION, COURT

Smoke raises behind an Islamic State flag after Iraqi security forces and Shiite fighters took control of Saadiya in Diyala province from Islamist State militants, November 24, 2014.
ISIS War to Last 3 Years More; Israel Border May Be Under Threat As ISIS Expands Scope

By IBTimes AU

A U.S. general has revealed that the war with ISIS will continue for at least 3 years as terror group expands near Israel's border. (Dec 19)

MORE TOPICS: AL ARABIYA, IRAQ

IRAN
Iran Taunts US, Supreme Leader Says Missiles Are Non-negotiable

By IBTimes AU

Iran’s missile programme is non-negotiable, senior advisor to Supreme Leader says (Dec 17)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, GERMANY, RUSSIA

Defence attorneys in the Pirate Bay copyright trial hold a T-shirt reading 'The Battle has Begun' following the closing arguments at city court in Stockholm March 3, 2009. Pirate Bay co-founders Peter Sunde, Gottfrid Svartholm, Fredrik Neij and
The Pirate Bay News: Hackers Hack Swedish Government Emails In Retaliation Over Confiscation Of TPB Servers

By IBTimes AU

Email accounts of Swedish government were hacked after The Pirate Bay raid. (Dec 15)

MORE TOPICS: TWITTER, ARGENTINA, INDIA, MEXICO

IRAN
Iran Readies Ballistic Missiles Against US, FBI Says Iran Hackers Target Key US Departments

By IBTimes AU

Iran’s top military officer warns of missiles, radar and satellites (Dec 15)

MORE TOPICS: FBI

A man uses his mobile phone outside an Australia and New Zealand bank branch in central Sydney August 16, 2013.
New Zealand Has Highest Economic Growth Loss Due to Rising Inequality

By IBTimes AU

New Zealand's rising inequality between the rich and poor has led to a 2-digit percentage points loss from its economic growth. (Dec 12)

MORE TOPICS: MEXICO, INVESTMENT

A huge video screen on Sword Beach shows U.S. President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin as they arrive for the International 70th D-Day Commemoration Ceremony in Ouistreham June 6, 2014. World leaders and veterans gathered by the beaches
Russia, ISIS, US, Israel – The Political Spider Web

By IBTimes AU

Russia, ISIS, US and Israel are intertwined political entities. (Dec 11)

MORE TOPICS: RUSSIA

This U.S. Navy handout image shows Baker, the second of the two atomic bomb tests, in which a 63-kiloton warhead was exploded 90 feet under water as part of Operation Crossroads, conducted at Bikini Atoll in July 1946 to measure nuclear weapon effects on
Nuclear War Dangerous To Global Environment, Weather, Ecosystems – NCAR

By IBTimes AU

A small-scale, regional nuclear war exchange can greatly impact the Earth's environment and atmosphere. (Dec 10)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, UNITED KINGDOM, NUCLEAR WEAPONS, PAKISTAN, RUSSIA, INDIA

Wireless Baby Monitor
Specialists Question Wi-fi Baby Monitor Caution

By IBTimes AU

Experts on child care have questioned the claim of an Australian writer who believes that the use of wireless baby monitors do more harm than good. (Dec 09)

MORE TOPICS: AUTISM, CANCER

A man reacts after an explosion, which was followed by two further blasts, in front of Cairo University
Canada Closes Cairo Embassy For Security Concerns

By IBTimes AU

The Canadian Embassy in Cairo was closed on Dec 8 for security concerns. (Dec 09)

MORE TOPICS: IRAQ, AUSTRALIA, EGYPT