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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

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

Relatives gather beside the bodies of victims who were killed in yesterday's suicide bomb attack on the Wagah border, before funeral prayers in Lahore November 3, 2014.
Report Shows Why Global Terrorist Attack Killings Increased By 61% Last Year

By IBTimes AU (No Google news)

The Institute for Economics and Peace has discovered that Boko Haram and Islamic State have caused most of the deaths last year. (Nov 19)

MORE TOPICS: AL-QAEDA, AFGHANISTAN, IRAQ, PAKISTAN, MEXICO, NIGERIA

Australian PM Abbott and his wife attend a national memorial service for the victims of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 at St Patrick's Cathedral in Melbourne
Israel Downed MH17 As Cover Up For Gaza Slaughtering, American Political Commentator Claims

By IBTimes AU

American political commentator accused Israel of downing MH17. (Nov 19)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA, RUSSIA, UKRAINE, TONY ABBOTT

The body of a Jewish worshipper is seen at the scene of an attack at a Jerusalem synagogue
Jerusalem Synagogue Attack Kills Four, Palestinian Attackers Shot Dead

By IBTimes AU

A violent attack killed four Israelis while they were praying. (Nov 19)

MORE TOPICS: BARACK OBAMA, NEW YORK

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 Charters 2 Jets For Macau Bout; ‘Hexer’ Mum Dionesia Included In Entourage Of 300

By IBTimes AU

The entire family of Filipino boxing champ left the Philippines on Monday to watch their patriarch, boxer Manny Pacquiao, defend his WBO welterweight title from American boxer Chris Algieri. The match is scheduled on Nov 22 at the Cotai Arena in Macau. (Nov 18)

MORE TOPICS: NEW YORK

Israel's Prime Minister Netanyahu At A News Conference In Jerusalem
France Urges Israel To Refrain From Settlement Activities In East Jerusalem: Fears Breakdown of Peace Process With Palestinians

By IBTimes AU

Israel has fears about its security as it feels international partners are more tilted to Arab interests. (Nov 15)

MORE TOPICS: AL JAZEERA, INTERNATIONAL LAW, SETTLEMENT