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Israel: Country in Western Asia
Israel, officially 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 the Gaza Strip to the east and west, respectively, and Egypt to the southwest. Israel's economic and technological center is Tel Aviv, while its seat of government and proclaimed capital is Jerusalem, although international recognition of the state's sovereignty over Jerusalem is limited.

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Coronavirus Cases Declining In Isreal [Video]

Coronavirus Cases Declining In Isreal

Israel has vaccinated approximately 27% of its citizens, reports Business Insider. Isreal has vaccinated about 2.43 million of its population of 9 million people. More than 550,000 people in the..

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Palestinian court to hear first case against Israeli settler ever [Video]

Palestinian court to hear first case against Israeli settler ever

A Palestinian court is hearing a case against an Israeli settler - in what is believed to be the first case of its kind.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:47Published
Vaccination rates reveal divide between Israelis and Palestinians [Video]

Vaccination rates reveal divide between Israelis and Palestinians

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is on track to meet his claim of inoculating Israel’s entire 9 million population by the end of March. CNN’s Sam Kiley reports the UN insists that Israel, and the..

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Casino mogul Adelson buried in Jerusalem [Video]

Casino mogul Adelson buried in Jerusalem

U.S. casino magnate Sheldon Adelson was buried on Friday on the Mount of Olives in Jerusalem, a city that he fought for years to have recognized as Israel's capital. Fred Katayama reports.

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Gideon Saar comes after Netanyahu [Video]

Gideon Saar comes after Netanyahu

With Israel facing its fourth election in two years, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s former Likud ally wants his job; and says, “I intend to win.”

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Coronavirus pandemic: Israel celebrates record-setting vaccination drive [Video]

Coronavirus pandemic: Israel celebrates record-setting vaccination drive

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Chris Froome plans to be with Israel Start-Up Nation for rest of his career [Video]

Chris Froome plans to be with Israel Start-Up Nation for rest of his career

Chris Froome plans to remain with the Israel Start-Up Nation team for the restof his career and “potentially beyond”, the four-time Tour de France winnerhas said. Froome this winter ended an..

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Jerusalem's streets lie empty as Israel enters third coronavirus lockdown [Video]

Jerusalem's streets lie empty as Israel enters third coronavirus lockdown

The country entered its third lockdown on Friday with restrictions set to last two weeks. Despite a widespread vaccination programme, COVID-19 cases are rising.

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Israel Leads World In Getting Its Citizens Shot In The Arm With COVID-19 Vaccine [Video]

Israel Leads World In Getting Its Citizens Shot In The Arm With COVID-19 Vaccine

In less than three months, Israel expects to have immunized all its citizens who are over 16 against the novel coronavirus. Business Insider reports achieving that goal would likely make Israel the..

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Coronavirus pandemic: Israel enters strict lockdown as cases spike [Video]

Coronavirus pandemic: Israel enters strict lockdown as cases spike

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Straight out of thin air: Israeli firm extracts water from air in the Gaza Strip [Video]

Straight out of thin air: Israeli firm extracts water from air in the Gaza Strip

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Saudi Arabia calls to tackle Iran threat at summit [Video]

Saudi Arabia calls to tackle Iran threat at summit

Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman opened a Gulf Arab summit on Tuesday by taking aim at Iran and lauding a deal towards ending a long-running dispute with Qatar.

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Gulf leaders arrive for key Saudi Arabia summit [Video]

Gulf leaders arrive for key Saudi Arabia summit

Gulf Arab leaders arrived in Saudi Arabia on Tuesday for a summit focused on ending a long-running dispute with Qatar, at a time of heightened regional tensions with Iran. Adam Reed reports.

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Israel plans 2 million vaccinated by end of January [Video]

Israel plans 2 million vaccinated by end of January

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Coronavirus: Which European country is fastest at rolling out the vaccine? [Video]

Coronavirus: Which European country is fastest at rolling out the vaccine?

Israel and the UK are the countries that have administered the most vaccine doses to date while France and the Netherlands are among the slowest countries.

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Iran's Zarif urges Trump to avoid Israel 'trap' [Video]

Iran's Zarif urges Trump to avoid Israel 'trap'

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif urged U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday not to be "trapped" by an alleged Israeli plan to provoke a war through attacks on U.S. forces in Iraq. Maha..

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Shocking! Palestinian Man Paralysed After Being Shot [Video]

Shocking! Palestinian Man Paralysed After Being Shot

A man is suffering from paralysis after being shot in the neck by Israeli forces in the West Bank. The Palestinian Health Ministry said the 24-year-old was left quadriplegic. Israeli forces were..

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Gaza militants conduct first joint exercise [Video]

Gaza militants conduct first joint exercise

An array of Palestinian militant groups launched rockets into the Mediterranean Sea off the Gaza Strip on Tuesday at the start of what they called their first-ever joint exercise, which Israeli media..

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Israeli warplanes strike Gaza in retaliation for failed rocket attack [Video]

Israeli warplanes strike Gaza in retaliation for failed rocket attack

Israeli aircraft struck several sites in the Gaza Strip early on Saturday after Palestinian militants fired two rockets toward southern Israel.

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Israel to hold snap election in March, fourth in two years [Video]

Israel to hold snap election in March, fourth in two years

Unity government of Benjamin Netanyahu and Benny Gantz collapsed after failing to meet a deadline to pass the budget.

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Israeli vaccination programme highlights complexities of the relationship with Palestinians

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Much has been made of the Israeli success in rolling out its vaccine program. Just as much has been made of the fact that Palestinians do not have access to the Israeli-procured vaccine.
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Israel urges world to follow its rapid COVID vaccine rollout - but Palestinians are left waiting

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Israel's health minister has urged countries simply to "get out there" if they want to replicate his country's vaccination success.
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Netanyahu blames Israel's spike in COVID cases on 'British mutation'

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Benjamin Netanyahu has blamed the "British mutation" of COVID-19 for a big spike in coronavirus cases in Israel.
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Big boost to DRDO as India, Israel successfully test MRSAM air defence system

The Medium-Range Surface-to-Air Missile (MRSAM) defence system was tested at an Indian facility and validated all components of the weapons system.
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Israeli Embassy partners with NGOs to help underprivileged people in India during Covid-19


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PM Narendra Modi wishes people of Israel on festival of Chag Hanukkah Sameach


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Navy orders Israeli anti-drone sights

The Navy has ordered a limited number of Israeli 'Smash-2000 Plus' computerized fire control and electro-optic sight systems that can be mounted on guns and rifles to tackle the threat from small..
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Israeli Space Official Says Aliens Exist, So Does 'Galactic Federation'

The guy who used to run Israel's space security program is sounding the alarm -- claiming aliens are real, and they're secretly working with our governments and biding their time. Haim Eshed reportedly..
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India welcomes removal of Sudan from state sponsors of terrorism list

India on Monday welcomed the removal of Sudan from the US list of state sponsors of terrorism as well as the normalisation of relations between the African nation and Israel.
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India's new farm laws will empower farmers, help them earn maximum profits: Israeli envoy


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Indo-Israel rapid Covid-19 testing research to fructify in 'matter of days': Israeli envoy


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PM Modi discusses expanding cooperation between India and Israel with Netanyahu

"Spoke to my friend @IsraeliPM @netanyahu on phone. We discussed the expanding India-Israel cooperation against Covid-19. We also reviewed our initiatives in other areas like agriculture, water and..
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Tributes paid to Indian soldiers who liberated Israeli city of Haifa


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Guess Who This Doggone Cutie Turned Into!

Before this puppy loving princess was becoming an A-list actress and activist, she was just another doggone cutie growing up in Jerusalem, Israel. This ruff runt has been acting since she was a young..
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India hopes for early resumption of Palestine, Israel direct negotiations


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India to order 2 more Israeli ‘eyes in sky’

India is now finally going to seal the long-pending around $1 billion deal to acquire two more “Phalcon” airborne warning and control system (AWACS) aircraft from Israel, which has been derailed at..
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Delhi Police recover drone near Israel embassy, investigation underway

"Police recovered a drone from near Israel embassy yesterday. Preliminary investigation suggests that the drone was being operated by a minor," said the police.
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Bundelkhand in UP to use Israel model to manage its water resources, an agreement signed for new project


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India, Israel sign cultural agreement to further strengthen people-to-people ties

India and Israel on Thursday signed a cultural agreement that outlines a three-year programme of cooperation to further strengthen their strategic bilateral relations by promoting greater..
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Day after Israel pact, UAE minister calls to brief Jaishankar on peace pact

UAE foreign minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan spoke to external affairs minister S Jaishankar on Friday and briefed him on the historic peace agreement signed by the Gulf nation with Israel..
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India welcomes UAE-Israel deal on normalising ties


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UAE foreign minister calls up Jaishankar; discusses historic peace deal with Israel

External affairs minister S Jaishankar on Friday held telephonic talks with his counterpart from the United Arab Emirates Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan on the gulf nation's historic peace deal with..
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UAE briefs India on establishing ties with Israel

UAE's Foreign Minister Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan on Friday called India's External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar to brief him about his country's deal with Israel on normalising relations.
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Govt clears fast-tracking of projects to arm Israeli drones, produce Russian AK rifles in India


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Amid tensions with China, armed forces push case for arming Israeli drone fleet with laser-guided bombs, missiles

Amid border tension with China, the armed forces are pushing a case for arming their Heron UAVs with laser-guided bombs, precision-guided munitions and anti-tank missiles for taking out enemy positions..
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Jaishankar discusses Covid-19 challenges with Pompeo, foreign ministers of Australia, South Korea, Brazil, Israel

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Friday held a meeting with his counterparts from US, Australia, Israel, Brazil and South Korea and discussed challenges related to coronavirus. Jaishankar said..
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Expect successful results from joint research with India on Covid-19 rapid test: Israeli envoy


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India's 'amazing' support could help bring 'good news' to world on rapid Covid-19 testing: Israel


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PM Modi, Israel Prez Rivlin exchange Friendship Day greetings


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Israel showers India with goodwill greetings on Friendship Day


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Israel, India conducting trials for 4 technologies with potential to detect Covid in about 30 seconds

Israel and India are conducting trials here on a large sample of patients for four different kinds of technologies that have the potential to detect Covid-19 in about 30 seconds, including a breath..
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Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu's son apologises after his tweet offends Indians

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's eldest son Yair has apologised to Hindus after he faced flak from some Indians who found one of his tweets to be "quite offensive". On Sunday, the..
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5 Rafale jets land safely at UAE's Al Dharfa airbase: Indian Air Force

All the five Rafale aircraft, on way to India to be inducted into IAF, landed safely at the Al Dhafra airbase in UAE on Monday after a sortie in excess of seven hours, the Indian Air Force said. Next,..
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Israeli team working with DRDO to develop rapid Covid-19 testing kit arrives in India


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India briefs Israel about border row with China, decides to further strengthen bilateral military ties

The two countries also decided to further strengthen their already expansive military ties during the telephonic conversation between defence minister Rajnath Singh and his Israeli counterpart..
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Border row with China figures in Rajnath's telephonic talks with Israeli defence minister

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday held a telephonic conversation with his Israeli counterpart Lt Gen Benjamin Gantz during which India's border row with China in eastern Ladakh figured..
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Israel to develop 30-second coronavirus test kit with India: All you need to know


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India and Israel join hands to develop rapid testing for Covid-19 in under 30 seconds

Israel and India will work together to develop a new generation set of Covid-19 tests that aim to bring the entire testing process down to a few seconds, be widely available, and ultimately help to..
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'Palestinian lives matter': Killing of autistic man by Israeli police draws George Floyd parallels

The killing of an autistic Palestinian by Israeli police has sparked protests by both Palestinians and Israelis, drawing comparisons with the death of African-American George Floyd in the United..
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Israel's Netanyahu mulls two-phase West Bank annexation, newspaper says

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is weighing a limited initial annexation in the occupied West Bank, hoping to quell international opposition to his pledge of wide territorial moves, an Israeli..
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UAE can work with Israel, despite political differences: senior official

The United Arab Emirates can work with Israel on some areas, including fighting the new coronavirus and on technology, while still having political differences with the state, a senior official said on..
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Jordan's king says regional stability put at risk by Israeli annexation

Jordan's King Abdulllah warned on Tuesday that Israel's planned move to annex parts of the Israeli-occupied West Bank next month would threaten stability in the Middle East.
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U.N. rights experts condemn Israel's annexation plan and U.S. support

U.N. human rights experts said on Tuesday that Israel's plan to annex significant parts of the occupied West Bank would violate international law banning the taking of territory by force, and urged..
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Greek PM visits Israel, hoping to restore tourism and warning on Turkey

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis visited Israel on Tuesday in a show of confidence in the countries' anti-coronavirus measures which Athens hopes can be translated into a resumption of tourism.
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Exclusive: Israel builds new Jerusalem road that will link settlements as government weighs West Bank annexation

Construction is under way on a major new ring road for Jerusalem that Israeli officials say will benefit all of its residents, but critics of the project say is another obstacle to Palestinian hopes to..
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In rare appeal to Israeli public, UAE warns against annexation

Israel cannot expect to normalise relations with the Arab world if it annexes land in the occupied West Bank, a United Arab Emirates envoy wrote in Israel's top newspaper on Friday.
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Israeli varsity says new findings may lead to Covid vaccine

Israeli researchers have identified coronavirus molecules that may lead to the development of a vaccine against the virus, Bar Ilan University (BIU) in central Israel said. In a study published in the..
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