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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

Pope Francis Blesses His Wednesday General Audience At The Vatican's Paul VI Hall
Hero Peacekeepers Are Pope Francis’ Protectors In Philippine Visit

By IBTimes AU

Filipino peacekeepers have been assigned to protect Pope Francis when he visits the Philippines in January 2015. (4:16 pm)

MORE TOPICS: UNITED NATIONS, SOUTH KOREA

Pope Francis
Pope Francis Schedules Unusual Meeting With Middle East Envoys

By IBTimes AU

Pope Francis has called on the Middle East envoys to a rare meeting. (Oct 01)

MORE TOPICS: IRAQ, EUROPEAN UNION, UNITED NATIONS, NEW YORK, UKRAINE

loyd Mayweather Jr. of the U.S. attends a news conference
Boxing News 2014: Dream Match Could Earn Mayweather Guaranteed Purse & PPV Share Of $80M, Pacquiao $60M

By IBTimes AU

The ongoing social media war between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr could be an indicator of the exciting times ahead if the dream match between the two boxers would push through. That bout could provide both champions multimillion dollar pay... (Oct 01)

MORE TOPICS: TWITTER

George Clooney To Direct A Movie Based On The Book Hack Attack. File photo/REUTERS/Fred Thornhill
George Clooney Wedding To Amal Alamuddin Good News For Middle East, Actor Called "Son of Lebanon"

By IBTimes AU

George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin's wedding made Lebanese people happy. (Sep 30)

MORE TOPICS: IRAQ, HUMAN RIGHTS, TWITTER, HOLLYWOOD

A Volunteer Displays Jars of Dried Cannabis Buds at the La Brea Collective Medical Marijuana Dispensary in Los Angeles
Medical Marijuana Legislation In Australia Gains Traction

By IBTimes AU

Medical marijuana legislation will be introduced in Parliament next month. Prime Minister Tony Abbott has previously expressed his support. (Sep 30)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA, TONY ABBOTT, CANCER

Filipino boxing icon Manny Pacquiao waves beside his wife Jinkee upon his arrival at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport in Manila December 12, 2012. Pacquiao said he felt "fine" on Sunday after his sensational sixth-round knockout by Mexican
Boxing News 2014: Pacquiao Urges Mayweather To Read Bible

By IBTimes AU

Despite the insulting "Miss Pac Man" name-calling and tweeting of old photos of losing a boxing match to Mexican boxer Juan Manuel Marquez, Filipino congressman and eight-division title holder Manny Pacquiao is not mad at rival Floyd Mayweather Jr. (Sep 30)

Boxer Manny Pacquiao of the Philippines waves to fans from a ring in the lobby of the MGM Grand Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada April 8, 2014. Pacquiao will challenge undefeated WBO welterweight champion Timothy Bradley of the U.S. at the MGM Grand
Boxing News 2014: Social Media War Between Boxers Continues As Pacquiao Repeats Comment That Mayweather Acts Like Uneducated Person, While Ignoring ‘Miss Pac Man’ Post

By IBTimes AU

Filipino boxing champ Manny Pacquiao opted not to dignify the "Miss Pac Man" post of rival Floyd Mayweather Jr on Instagram and Twitter wherein Money May included old photos of Pacquiao's loss to Mexican boxer Juan Manuel Marquez. (Sep 28)

MORE TOPICS: TWITTER

Mother's Incredibly 'Beautiful' Last Dance In Her Son's Wedding Before She Collapsed With Cancer 3 Days Later

By IBTimes AU (No Google news)

Cancer patient in her last stage, Mary Ann Manning, got her final wish of having a mother-of-groom and groom dance. (Sep 27)

MORE TOPICS: CALIFORNIA, FACEBOOK, BREAST CANCER, CANCER

Cast Member Gwyneth Paltrow Poses At The Premiere Of The Movie 'Iron Man 2' At El Capitan Theatre In Hollywood
Melanoma Could Be Caused By Ageing Genes; Best Diet For Anti-Ageing; Celebrities Who Have Aged Gracefully

By IBTimes AU

A study has found that telomere genes could play a role in causing the deadliest type of skin cancer, melanoma. (Sep 24)

MORE TOPICS: CANCER, AUSTRALIA

Pictures showing an ISIL Command and Control Center in Syria
US Claims Success in Syria Strikes: Assad’s Intriguing Silence Hints At Deal With US

By IBTimes AU

Obama is cautious in Middle East and a deal with Syria's Assad is the most pragmatic one in handling the given situation. (Sep 24)

MORE TOPICS: RUSSIA