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Israel: Country in Western Asia
Israel, officially known as the State of Israel, is a country in Western Asia. It is situated on the southeastern shore of the Mediterranean Sea and the northern shore of the Red Sea, and shares borders with Lebanon to the north, Syria to the northeast, Jordan on the east, the Palestinian territories of the West Bank and the Gaza Strip to the east and west, respectively, and Egypt to the southwest. Tel Aviv is the economic and technological center of the country, while its seat of government and proclaimed capital is Jerusalem, although international recognition of the state's sovereignty over the city is limited.

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Gaza Pepsi factory shuts over shortages amid Israeli border curbs [Video]

Gaza Pepsi factory shuts over shortages amid Israeli border curbs

Border restrictions are causing a shortage of raw materials in Gaza and has forced the closure of a major soft drinks factory, costing hundreds of jobs.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:20Published
Palestinians cancel vaccines deal with Israel over expiry dates [Video]

Palestinians cancel vaccines deal with Israel over expiry dates

The Palestinian Authority has cancelled a deal with Israel to receive about one million Pfizer-BioNTech vaccines saying the doses are about to expire.

Credit: Euronews English     Duration: 01:15Published
Israel new gevernement: new coalition starts work, Netanyahu vows to oust it [Video]

Israel new gevernement: new coalition starts work, Netanyahu vows to oust it

Credit: FRANCE 24 English     Duration: 04:55Published
Palestinians call off 1M dose vaccine exchange with Israel [Video]

Palestinians call off 1M dose vaccine exchange with Israel

Credit: FRANCE 24 English     Duration: 03:12Published
Palestinians clash with Israel police at Jerusalem holy site [Video]

Palestinians clash with Israel police at Jerusalem holy site

Palestinians protested after Friday prayers at the Al-Aqsa mosque compound in Jerusalem and briefly clashed with Israeli police, leaving three demonstrators injured.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 01:00Published
West Bank residency: Palestinians call for Israel to speed up IDs [Video]

West Bank residency: Palestinians call for Israel to speed up IDs

Al Jazeera will hear how the long wait to get Israeli approval for a Palestinian ID is dividing people from their families, some for more than two decades.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:47Published
Israel strikes Gaza in response to incendiary balloons [Video]

Israel strikes Gaza in response to incendiary balloons

Credit: FRANCE 24 English     Duration: 01:43Published
Israel strikes Hamas sites in Gaza in first attack since May fighting [Video]

Israel strikes Hamas sites in Gaza in first attack since May fighting

Credit: FRANCE 24 English     Duration: 02:09Published
Israeli airstrikes target Gaza sites after Palestinians launch incendiary balloons [Video]

Israeli airstrikes target Gaza sites after Palestinians launch incendiary balloons

The new escalation of violence comes after hundreds of Israeli ultranationalists, some chanting “Death to Arabs,” paraded in east Jerusalem.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 01:08Published
Israel launches airstrike in Gaza after month long ceasefire | Oneindia News [Video]

Israel launches airstrike in Gaza after month long ceasefire | Oneindia News

A month after a ceasefire was reached last month, Israel has once again struck militant sites at the Gaza-strip early on Wednesday. There have been no immediate reports of casualties. The airstrikes..

Credit: Oneindia     Duration: 02:01Published
Israeli far-right groups march through occupied East Jerusalem [Video]

Israeli far-right groups march through occupied East Jerusalem

Seventeen Palestinians arrested as far-right Israeli settler groups marched through occupied East Jerusalem’s Old City.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 01:57Published
Israel launches air raids on Gaza Strip [Video]

Israel launches air raids on Gaza Strip

Israeli air raids on Gaza come after Palestinians in besieged enclave sent incendiary balloons into southern Israel.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:00Published
Israel launches airstrikes in Gaza over incendiary balloons [Video]

Israel launches airstrikes in Gaza over incendiary balloons

The Israeli military struck targets in Gaza overnight Wednesday, the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) said in a statement, citing incendiary balloons launched from Gaza earlier in the day. CNN’s Hadas..

Credit: Bleacher Report AOL     Duration: 03:38Published
Jerusalem march of the flags: Far-right Israelis march in east Jerusalem [Video]

Jerusalem march of the flags: Far-right Israelis march in east Jerusalem

Credit: FRANCE 24 English     Duration: 02:25Published
Activists fire incendiary balloons towards Israel, several arrested ahead of right-wing march [Video]

Activists fire incendiary balloons towards Israel, several arrested ahead of right-wing march

Activists in Gaza fire incendiary balloons towards Israel Several arrested ahead of right-wing Jerusalem march

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 02:00Published
Israeli nationalists march in East Jerusalem under heavy police presence [Video]

Israeli nationalists march in East Jerusalem under heavy police presence

Credit: FRANCE 24 English     Duration: 02:42Published
Far-right Jerusalem march tests new Israeli government [Video]

Far-right Jerusalem march tests new Israeli government

Credit: FRANCE 24 English     Duration: 03:00Published
Netanyahu Is Ousted as Israel's Prime Minister After 12-Year Run [Video]

Netanyahu Is Ousted as Israel's Prime Minister After 12-Year Run

Benjamin Netanyahu's term as Israel's prime minister was the longest in the short history of the nation

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New Israel govt faces early test with far-right march [Video]

New Israel govt faces early test with far-right march

Credit: FRANCE 24 English     Duration: 02:32Published
New Israeli gov’t approves right-wing march through Jerusalem [Video]

New Israeli gov’t approves right-wing march through Jerusalem

Palestinian Prime Minister Mohammad Shtayyeh describes the planned march as ‘a provocation of our people’.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 03:00Published
Hope for a new beginning in Israel [Video]

Hope for a new beginning in Israel

Former Israeli Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni hopes that, after Benjamin Netanyahu, Israeli leaders can stop the blame game and start listening to each other

Credit: Bleacher Report AOL     Duration: 15:29Published
Israel new govt: "The fraud government will fall quickly", says Netanyahu [Video]

Israel new govt: "The fraud government will fall quickly", says Netanyahu

Credit: FRANCE 24 English     Duration: 00:28Published
Israel's new government gets to work after Netanyahu ouster [Video]

Israel's new government gets to work after Netanyahu ouster

Credit: FRANCE 24 English     Duration: 01:16Published

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Chris Froome will not lead his Israel Start Up Nation team at this month's Tour de France.
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Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Ousted by Government

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Williamson reminds teachers about impartiality after rise in antisemitic incidents

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