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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

Another Australian In The NBA: Joe Ingles Signs With Los Angeles Clippers

By IBTimes AU

NBA News - Thanks to a successful FIBA World Cup stint, Joe Ingles of Australia is now on his way to the National Basketball Association (NBA) after signing a one-year deal with the Los Angeles Clippers. (1:15 pm)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA, LOS ANGELES, LONDON

Veterinarian Tara Montgomery
FIV that Infects Cats Can Help in the Development of Anti-HIV Drugs

By IBTimes AU

Cats get AIDS too, the virus FIV is similar to HIV and a study on FIV has revealed a lot about the working of HIV. (9:45 am)

MORE TOPICS: AIDS

U.S. singer Lady Gaga Feels Inspired From Tony Bennett/File Photo/Reuters/Suzanne Plunkett
Gaza Conflict Turns Showbiz With Lady Gaga and Hollywood Celebrities

By IBTimes AU

News on Gaza-Israel conflict turns from political to showbiz (Sep 15)

MORE TOPICS: HUMAN RIGHTS, THE NEW YORK TIMES, NEW YORK, HOLLYWOOD, LADY GAGA

Pope Francis at Redipuglia Military Sacrarium
Pope Francis: World War III Has Started On Piecemeal

By IBTimes AU

Russia versus Ukraine, Israel versus the Hamas and the US versus the Islamic State. At the rate international conflicts are being resolved by the use of arms and force, World War III has actually started on a piecemeal, Pope Francis warned on Saturday. (Sep 14)

MORE TOPICS: IRAQ, ARGENTINA, RUSSIA, UKRAINE

Palestinians sleep at a United Nations school, where people who fled heavy Israeli shelling in the Shejaia neighbourhood sought refuge during fighting,
Israel Orders Criminal Probe Into Gaza War Excesses: Critics Call It A Trick To Hoodwink The UN

By IBTimes AU

It is a positive signal that Israel wants to Introspect its war time behaviour (Sep 12)

MORE TOPICS: AL JAZEERA, HUMAN RIGHTS, COURT, UNITED NATIONS, ATTORNEY GENERAL

Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop Speaks At A News Conference at AUSMIN Meeting At Admiralty House In Sydney
Australia ‘Commends’ Release of UN Peacekeepers by Syrian Rebels

By IBTimes AU

Australia commended the release of 45 Fijian UN peacekeepers on Thursday. (Sep 12)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA

A woman stands among some of the 3,000 flags placed in memory of the lives lost in the September 11, 2001 attacks, at a park in Winnetka, Illinois September 10, 2014. On Thursday people will mark the 13th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks.
Remembering 9/11: Fast Facts About Sept. 11 Attacks On The U.S.

By IBTimes AU

Sept. 11 is an unforgettable day. On the 13th anniversary of 9/11 attacks, here is the list of few facts that will remind you of the day that changed the lives of Americans. (Sep 11)

MORE TOPICS: AL-QAEDA, DEUTSCHE BANK, WHITE HOUSE, NEW YORK, AMERICAN AIRLINES, UNITED AIRLINES

Israel's Prime Minister Netanyahu at a News Conference in Jerusalem
Israel's Rejection of New Zealand Ambassador May Spark Diplomatic Row

By IBTimes AU

New Zealand ambassador to Israel Jonathan Curr has canceled his trip to Israel because the Israeli Foreign Ministry objected his "dual credentials." Curr was also supposed to present his credentials to the Palestine Authority. (Sep 08)

U.S. President Barack Obama Speaks During Memorial Day Ceremonies At Arlington National Cemetery In Virginia
Fidel Castro Calls NATO Neo Nazis, Suggests Islamic State Is The Baby Of Israel’s Mossad

By IBTimes AU

Fidel Castro still reserves the old fury and likes to rant against the West. (Sep 08)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, IRAQ, RUSSIA, CUBA, CONGRESS

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Hamas Terrorists Admit To Using Human Shield, Launching Rockets From School Playgrounds - IDF Reports [Video]

By IBTimes AU

Hamas terrorists admit to using human shield after being interrogated by the Israel Security Agency. (Sep 05)