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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

An Islamic State In Iraq And The Levant (ISIL) Member Waves An ISIL Flag In Raqqa
ISIS Targets Jerusalem in Caliphate Expansion; Radical Preacher Calls Jews 'Most Vile of Creatures'

By IBTimes AU

ISIS has vowed to wave its flag over Jerusalem, Rome and Saudi Arabia in an effort to expand its caliphate and fight the West. (Nov 27)

MORE TOPICS: IRAQ, LIBYA, ALGERIA

U.S. pop star Michael Jackson gestures during a news conference
Israel President Cancels Pop Star Amir Benayoun's Public Performance: Cites His Recent Music Album As The Reason

By IBTimes AU

Given the strife between two communities, such a move looks logical. (Nov 27)

U.S. pop star Michael Jackson gestures during a news conference
Israel President Cancels Pop Star Amir Benayoun's Public Performance: Cites His Recent Music Album As The Reason

By IBTimes AU

Given the strife between two communities, such a move looks logical. (Nov 27)

U.S. President Barack Obama (R) and Russia's President Vladimir Putin attend a family photo shoot for the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) leaders' meeting at the International Convention Center at Yanqi Lake in Beijing, November 11, 201
Russia to Back Palestine If US Blocks UN Statehood Bid; Anti-U.S. Views Growing in Russia

By IBTimes AU

Russia has expressed its support for the Palestinian Authority's bid for statehood in the United Nations even if the U.S. may possibly veto it. (Nov 25)

MORE TOPICS: COURT, UNITED NATIONS, RUSSIA, UKRAINE, BARACK OBAMA

Jordan's Prince Ali bin al-Hussein
Israel''s Al Aqsa and East Jerusalem Issues Threatening Its Multi Billion Gas Deal With Jordan

By IBTimes AU

Israel and Jordan had cordial bilateral ties beore the Al Aqsa issue started threatening it. (Nov 24)

MORE TOPICS: EGYPT, SETTLEMENT

Miss Israel, Linor Abargil, poses for photographes after winning the title of Miss World held in the Seychelle Islands November 26. Miss France Veronique Caloc (R) was first runner up and Miss Malaysia Pick Lim Lina Tech (L) was second runner up.
Jewish Film Festival In UK Features Brave Miss World, Which Recounts The 1998 Rape Of Beauty Queen Linor Abargil

By IBTimes AU

Two Miss World beauties became the centre of global attention this week as one was buried, while the other rose from her dark past with a promise to help other women in the same situation she was in 16 years ago. (Nov 23)

MORE TOPICS: NETFLIX, LAWYER

ran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei speaks live on television
Canadian Blogger Hossein Derakhshan Thanks God & Ayatollah Khamenei For Freedom After Six Years

By IBTimes AU

The Iranian "blogfather" was released after Iran's Supreme Leader had apparently forgiven him. (Nov 21)

MORE TOPICS: HUMAN RIGHTS, JOURNALISM

A Palestinian man prays at a damaged mosque after it was set ablaze, in the West Bank village of Mghayr near Ramallah November 12, 2014.
What 3 Online Videos About Forces Supposed To Protect Palestinian Villages Show

By IBTimes AU (No Google news)

A human rights group called Yesh Din has put up three amateur videos online that show Israeli forces protecting Jewish settlers rather than villagers. (Nov 21)

MORE TOPICS: HUMAN RIGHTS, COURT, INTERNATIONAL LAW

Iraqi security forces personnel fire artillery during clashes with Islamic State militants, in Jurf al-Sakhar, south of Baghdad October 26, 2014. Picture taken October 26, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer
ISIS May Have Inspired Palestinian Attacks in Jerusalem; Caliphate To Expand With Annexation of Arab Lands

By IBTimes AU

The attacks in Jerusalem were believed to have been inspired by ISIS. The militant group is feared to be holding sufficient control and command of other Arab lands. (Nov 20)

MORE TOPICS: IRAQ, RELIGION, BARACK OBAMA, NUCLEAR WEAPONS, AUSTRALIA, UNITED NATIONS

MasterCard and VISA credit cards
New Zealand Study Finds Link Between Low Credit Scores and Poor Health

By IBTimes AU

A study in New Zealand has found that there is a strong relationship between a person's financial status and health. (Nov 19)

MORE TOPICS: MANAGEMENT