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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

Jackass Ryan Dunn’s Photo Used in Place of Dead IDF Soldier

By IBTimes AU

New Zealand Herald used Jackass Ryan Dunn’s photo for dead IDF soldier (5:09 pm)

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An Israeli soldier stands at a staging area after crossing back into Israel from Gaza
Israel Attacks Hamas Leader’s House after Declaring ‘Unlimited Truce’ on Eid

By IBTimes AU

Israel’s missile found the house of Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh on Tuesday, July 29, after Benjamin Netanyahu’s government declared an “unlimited truce.” (5:05 pm)

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One Direction Star Zayn Malik Tweets #FreePalestine, Gets Death Threats

By IBTimes AU

One Direction star Zayn Malik has just learned that even belonging to the most beloved boy band today won’t shield him from hatred online. The 21-year-old British singer was bombarded with hate messages and death threats after tweeting the hashtag “FreePalestine. (2:02 pm)

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An Israeli soldier sleeps near the central Gaza Strip
Row Erupts Over Wrong Photo of Kiwi Soldier Killed in Gaza

By IBTimes AU

A row is brewing over the wrong use of photo that carried news report of young sergeant Guy Boyland of Kiwi origin, killed in Gaza. According to reports in TVNZ, the young soldier died in a battle with Hamas gunmen in Gaza on Friday. (12:21 pm)

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Australia Provides $5 Million Humanitarian Aid to Gaza

By IBTimes AU

Australia provides $5 million humanitarian aid to Gaza, Minister for Foreign Affairs Julie Bishop announced (10:41 am)

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Palestinian woman sits in a debris-strewn street as she looks at houses which witnesses said were damaged in an Israeli air strike that killed two children, in the northern Gaza Strip
New Zealand-Born IDF Soldier Killed in Gaza Attack Amid Ceasefire Promises

By IBTimes AU

A New Zealand-born soldier was killed in a battle with a group of Hamas gunmen in the southern Gaza Strip. According to reports, Staff Sergeant Guy Boyland, had been planning to return to New Zealand before he and his sister reached the age for mandatory military service in Israel. (Jul 28)

An Israeli soldier reunites with his girlfriend during a 12-hour ceasefire, near Sderot
Hamas Declares 24-Hour Ceasefire on Eid as Peace Remains ‘Elusive’ in Palestine

By IBTimes AU

Hamas has agreed on a 24-hour ceasefire on humanitarian grounds as the Islamic world starts to celebrate Eid al-Fitr on Monday, July 28. (Jul 28)

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Australian Palestinian community protests against Israel's military action in Gaza, in Sydney
Israeli Women Stripping Naked for IDF Soldiers

By IBTimes AU

Israeli women are posting their “I Love IDF” racy photos to boost IDF soldiers’ morale (Jul 27)

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Harry Styles Waves Hammer with Israeli Flag: Slammed by Fans for Supporting Murder of Innocent Children - Reports [SEE VIDEO]

By IBTimes AU

Harry Styles has been slammed by his fans for reportedly supporting Israel in the wake of recent war between Gaza and Israel. During one of his recent concerts, Harry asked his fans to hand him a huge inflatable hammer, which had an Israeli flag on it. (Jul 26)

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Replacement Battery on Samsung Galaxy S4 Catches Fire on Bed

By IBTimes AU

The Samsung Galaxy S4 smartphone of Ariel Tollfree, a 13-year-old from North Texas, burned while it was on her bed. Tollfree, who sleeps with her devices near her pillow, didn't notice it slip underneath the pillow when she slept. (Jul 26)

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