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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

Blood Moon Aftermath: Kiwis in Awe of Reddish Moon; Sparks 'Rapture' Debate Among Christians

By IBTimes AU

New Zealanders found themselves looking at the sky to get a glimpse of the lunar eclipse known as the "blood moon". Those in Auckland were not able to see the eclipse due to thick clouds but Kiwis on the eastern part of North Island had a g... (Apr 16)

MORE TOPICS: NASA, NEW YORK, THE RAPTURE

Blood Moon Prophecy Tell Tale Sign of Iranian Nuclear Threat

By IBTimes AU

A popular televangelist linked the April 15 Blood Moon event to the Iranian nuclear threat (Apr 15)

MORE TOPICS: NUCLEAR WEAPONS, AUSTRALIA, EGYPT

A worker for Israel Antiquities Authority pours water on mosaic in Hura
Israel Appropriates Land in West Bank - Newspaper

By Reuters

Israel has carried out a new land appropriation in the occupied West Bank, the Haaretz daily said on Sunday, in a move that could complicate efforts to extend troubled peace talks with the Palestinians. (Apr 14)

MORE TOPICS: HUMAN RIGHTS, SETTLEMENT

A fighter from the Islamist Syrian rebel group Jabhat al-Nusra. (Reuters file)
Egypt Arrests Alleged "Terrorist" who Fought in Syria

By Reuters

Egypt has arrested a veteran of the Syrian civil war on suspicion of planning terrorist acts inside Egypt, the state news agency reported on Sunday. (Apr 14)

MORE TOPICS: AFGHANISTAN, EGYPT

Some of Bitcoin enthusiast Mike Caldwell's coins are pictured at his office in Sandy, Utah, September 17, 2013.Caldwell produces physical coins Bitcoins, which have been around since 2008, and have become a form of electronic money that can be exchanged w
National Australia Bank Shuns Bitcoin Vendors, Finds Cryptocurrencies 'Risky'

By IBTimes AU

The National Australia Bank (NAB) is turning its back on Bitcoin vendors and digital currencies in general because they were “too risky.” The Australian bank has sent letters to its business customers who were known to trade in Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. (Apr 11)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA, JAPAN

With an impending rare astronomical event of four blood moons or Total Lunar Eclipses approaching, fears are growing of an apocalypse. (Image: Wiki Commons)
Blood Moon’s Apocalypse Coming? Will The World Come to an End after Total Lunar Eclipse?

By IBTimes IN

With a rare astronomical event of four blood moons or Total Lunar Eclipses approaching, fears are growing of an impending apocalypse. (Apr 09)

MORE TOPICS: NASA, EARTHQUAKE

U.S. Warns on Iran 'breakout' Capability as Nuclear Talks Start
U.S. Warns on Iran 'breakout' Capability as Nuclear Talks Start

By Reuters

The United States said on Tuesday Iran has the ability to produce fissile material for a nuclear bomb in two months, if it so decided, as Tehran and six world powers swung into a new round of talks in Vienna on resolving their atomic dispute. (Apr 09)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, GERMANY, EUROPEAN UNION, UNITED NATIONS, RUSSIA, WHITE HOUSE

Presentation of Samsung Galaxy S4
Charge Your Phone in 30 Seconds; New Start-Up 'StoreDot' Has the Answer

By IBTimes AU

StoreDot, a start-up company based out of Israel, has revealed a prototype super charger for smartphones that can fully charge the handset's battery in 30 seconds at Microsoft's Think Next Conference in Tel Aviv. (Apr 08)

MORE TOPICS: SAMSUNG, SMARTPHONE

Rebel fighters cover ears as fellow fighter prepares to fire anti-aircraft weapon in Heesh village in Idlib
United States Accused of Supplying Anti-Tank Weapons to Syrian Rebels

By IBTimes AU

United States has been accused of helping Syrian rebels by providing them anti-tank weapons. (Apr 08)

MORE TOPICS: BARACK OBAMA

Racial Discrimination Rises in Australia as Debate Continues on Proposed Changes to Racism Act

By IBTimes AU

Racism or discrimination because of cultural diversity is once again on the rise in Australia. According to the new Mapping Social Cohesion survey conducted by the Scanlon Foundation, 19 per cent of Australians experience discrimination because of th... (Apr 07)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA, ATTORNEY GENERAL, TONY ABBOTT