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Israel: Country in Western Asia
Israel, formally known as the State of Israel, is a country in Western Asia, located on the southeastern shore of the Mediterranean Sea and the northern shore of the Red Sea. It has land borders with Lebanon to the north, Syria to the northeast, Jordan on the east, the Palestinian territories of the West Bank and Gaza Strip to the east and west, respectively, and Egypt to the southwest. The country contains geographically diverse features within its relatively small area. Israel's economic and technological center is Tel Aviv, while its seat of government and proclaimed capital is Jerusalem, although recognition of the state's sovereignty over Jerusalem is limited.

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Coronavirus pandemic: Second nationwide virus lockdown goes into force in Israel [Video]

Coronavirus pandemic: Second nationwide virus lockdown goes into force in Israel

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Coronavirus pandemic: Israel imposes second coronavirus lockdown during high holidays [Video]

Coronavirus pandemic: Israel imposes second coronavirus lockdown during high holidays

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Israel strikes Gaza after rocket fire during US ceremony [Video]

Israel strikes Gaza after rocket fire during US ceremony

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Israel normalisation deals: Palestinians lament new agreement with Emirates and Bahrain [Video]

Israel normalisation deals: Palestinians lament new agreement with Emirates and Bahrain

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Donald Trump presides as Israel and Arab states sign historic pacts [Video]

Donald Trump presides as Israel and Arab states sign historic pacts

Donald Trump has presided over the signing of historic diplomatic pactsbetween Israel and two Gulf Arab nations. The US president hopes the move willlead to a new order in the Middle East and cast him..

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US, UAE, Israel and Bahrain sign Abraham Accord [Video]

US, UAE, Israel and Bahrain sign Abraham Accord

The President of United State, Donald Trump, Prime Minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu, Foreign Minister of the UAE Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, and Foreign Minister of Bahrain Abdullatif bin Rashid..

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UAE, Bahrain sign deal with Israel at White House [Video]

UAE, Bahrain sign deal with Israel at White House

[NFA] The United Arab Emirates and Bahrain on Tuesday became the latest Arab states to break a longstanding taboo by signing agreements toward normalizing relations with Israel in a strategic..

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UAE and Bahrain sign historic deals in US with Israel [Video]

UAE and Bahrain sign historic deals in US with Israel

President Donald Trump has hosted a White House ceremony with leaders of the UAE and Bahrain but without the Palestinians.

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Peace deals mark 'dawn of a new Middle East' -Trump [Video]

Peace deals mark 'dawn of a new Middle East' -Trump

The United Arab Emirates and Bahrain signed agreements on Tuesday for normalizing relations with Israel, becoming the latest Arab states to break a longstanding taboo in a strategic realignment of..

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Analysis: Iran and Palestine lose out from Israel deal [Video]

Analysis: Iran and Palestine lose out from Israel deal

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Israel-UAE deal: "I don't think the consequences of this deal will be really far-reaching" [Video]

Israel-UAE deal: "I don't think the consequences of this deal will be really far-reaching"

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Israel-UAE-Bahrain accords burnish Trump's 'deal-maker' credentials [Video]

Israel-UAE-Bahrain accords burnish Trump's 'deal-maker' credentials

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'Dark day': Palestinian leaders decry historic Israeli accord with neighbours [Video]

'Dark day': Palestinian leaders decry historic Israeli accord with neighbours

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Israeli gets life in prison for murdering Palestinian family [Video]

Israeli gets life in prison for murdering Palestinian family

Five years after the attack that killed three Palestinians, Amiram Ben-Uliel is given a life sentence for each of the lives that he took.

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Israeli handed 3 life sentences for killing Palestinian family [Video]

Israeli handed 3 life sentences for killing Palestinian family

Court gives Jewish settler three life sentences for murdering a Palestinian toddler and his parents in an arson attack.

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Israel imposes second national lockdown [Video]

Israel imposes second national lockdown

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Israel to re-enter lockdown as new infections soar [Video]

Israel to re-enter lockdown as new infections soar

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On UAE-funded estate, Gazans rage at Israel deal [Video]

On UAE-funded estate, Gazans rage at Israel deal

Abdel Rhaman Tloly lives on a housing estate gifted to Gaza by the late founder of the UAE. But after a deal to normalize relations with Israel, his admiration for the father has turned into anger at..

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Palestinians reject Israel-Bahrain deal [Video]

Palestinians reject Israel-Bahrain deal

Palestinians in Gaza burned pictures of Israeli, U.S., Bahraini and United Arab Emirates leaders on Saturday in protest over the two Gulf countries' moves to normalize ties with Israel. Fred Katayama..

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Bahrain recognises Israel: move comes a month after UAE-Israel deal [Video]

Bahrain recognises Israel: move comes a month after UAE-Israel deal

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Bahrain follows UAE to normalise ties with Israel [Video]

Bahrain follows UAE to normalise ties with Israel

Palestine recalls Bahrain envoy, denounces latest deal as 'another treacherous stab to the Palestinian cause'.

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Israel-UAE deal: Settler movement could still benefit from plan [Video]

Israel-UAE deal: Settler movement could still benefit from plan

Palestinians have long accused Israel of an undeclared, creeping form of annexation on the ground.

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