Israel, officially 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 the state's sovereignty over Jerusalem has only partial recognition.
The results from the 9 April election put Benjamin Netanyahu on course to become Israel's longest-serving prime minister later this year, surpassing the state's founding father David Ben-Gurion. Firstpost - Published
Israel's president on Wednesday nominated Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to head the next government, after he won the backing of a majority of members of parliament following an April 9 election. Reuters - Published
According to a report by Huffpost, scientists at Israel's Tel Aviv University claim to have created the world's first 3D printed heart with human tissue and blood vessels. Despite the organ miniature..
A man dubbed "Patient Zero," who spread measles to Oakland County, Michigan, was a traveler from Israel who came via New York, according to state health officials. There have reported 39 measles cases..
According to CNN, An Israeli flight attendant has slipped into a coma after contracting measles, according to health officials. The 43-year-old woman has encephalitis, or inflammation of the brain, a..
Israeli spacecraft Beresheet crashed onto the moon on Thursday after a series of technical failures during its final descent, shattering hopes of a historic controlled landing on the lunar surface. But..
According to a report by Business Insider, nearly two months after its commercial launch, a private Israeli spacecraft has entered lunar orbit and will soon attempt a landing on the moon's surface. The..
I travel between New York City and Israel every six weeks. Four years since I've been going back and forth between the two countries, there are still many things about Israeli culture that take me by..
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's winning re-election after parliamentary elections was a good sign for peace. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
The director of the Israeli office of Human Rights Watch on Tuesday lost his appeal against deportation, having been accused of promoting pro-Palestinian boycotts of Israel, the Justice Ministry said. Reuters - Published
Israel's president said on Tuesday a majority of parliament members had advised him to have Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu form a government after the April 9 election, effectively ensuring his.. Reuters - Published
A delegation from Israel that was due to attend a conference in Bahrain this week has pulled out due to security concerns, the organizers said on Sunday, after Bahrainis held an extensive campaign.. Reuters - Published
Israeli troops shot dead a Palestinian teenager taking part in protests along the Gaza border on Friday, Palestinian health officials said, the first fatality since Gazans marked the one-year.. Reuters - Published
The Israeli spacecraft Beresheet crashed onto the moon on Thursday after a series of technical failures during its final descent, shattering hopes of a historic controlled landing on the lunar surface. Reuters - Published
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's record fifth term is likely to be dominated by corruption allegations, scrutiny of his election promises and the unveiling of U.S. President Donald Trump's.. Reuters - Published