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Israel: Country in the Middle East
Israel, also 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 the state's sovereignty over Jerusalem has only partial recognition.

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Israel's attorney general to announce decision on Netanyahu indictment

Israel's attorney general said he would announce later on Thursday his decision on whether to indict Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu over alleged corruption.
Reuters - Published

'Dark days' in Israel after PM and rival fail to form government, election looms

Israel's president told lawmakers on Wednesday to name a candidate to form a new government after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and challenger Benny Gantz both failed, a move that probably sets the..
Reuters - Published

Videos for Israel

Israeli military hits Iranian targets in Syria [Video]Israeli military hits Iranian targets in Syria

Credit: FRANCE 24 English     Duration: 01:16Published


Israel braced for third elections in a year as Benny Gantz coalition deadline looms [Video]Israel braced for third elections in a year as Benny Gantz coalition deadline looms

Israel braced for third elections in a year as Benny Gantz coalition deadline looms

Credit: Euronews English     Duration: 04:23Published

'US policy on Israeli settlements is intended to benefit Trump' [Video]'US policy on Israeli settlements is intended to benefit Trump'

Credit: FRANCE 24 English     Duration: 00:38Published

Timeline: Trump's foreign policy towards Israel [Video]Timeline: Trump's foreign policy towards Israel

Since Trump took office in 2017, the White House has taken a series of steps that have outraged the Palestinians and delighted Israel. Here are some of the key events.

Credit: Reuters - Politics     Duration: 01:47Published

The Brief: EU's role in the Palestine's dream of statehood [Video]The Brief: EU's role in the Palestine's dream of statehood

Ahead Israel's deadline to form a new government, Euronews traveled to the West Bank by invitation from the EU. The bloc's role in the region is in question, after the US policy shift away from the..

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 04:31Published

How did the Israeli settlements come to be? [Video]How did the Israeli settlements come to be?

Credit: FRANCE 24 English     Duration: 01:55Published

US no longer views Israeli settlements as 'inconsistent with international law' [Video]US no longer views Israeli settlements as 'inconsistent with international law'

Credit: FRANCE 24 English     Duration: 01:47Published

President Trump turns away from years of US policy on Israel [Video]President Trump turns away from years of US policy on Israel

President Trump turns away from years of US policy on Israel

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 06:37Published

US says Israeli settlements in West Bank not illegal in dramatic reversal [Video]US says Israeli settlements in West Bank not illegal in dramatic reversal

US says Israeli settlements in West Bank not illegal in dramatic reversal

Credit: Euronews English     Duration: 00:30Published

Late Messi penalty sees Argentina draw 2-2 with Uruguay [Video]Late Messi penalty sees Argentina draw 2-2 with Uruguay

Lionel Messi netted a late penatly as Argentina salvaged a 2-2 draw against Uruguay in a friendly in Tel Aviv, Israel.

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 01:33Published

U.S. softens position on Israeli settlements [Video]U.S. softens position on Israeli settlements

The United States on Monday effectively backed Israel's right to build Jewish settlements on the occupied West Bank by abandoning its four-decade-old position that they were "inconsistent with..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:24Published

Pompeo announces softer U.S. stance on Israel's Jewish settlements [Video]Pompeo announces softer U.S. stance on Israel's Jewish settlements

The United States on Monday effectively backed Israel's right to build Jewish settlements on the occupied West Bank by abandoning its four-decade position that they were "inconsistent with..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:35Published

Argentina and Uruguay prepare for friendly in Tel Aviv [Video]Argentina and Uruguay prepare for friendly in Tel Aviv

Argentina and Uruguay prepare for friendly in Tel Aviv that will pit Lionel Messi against his Barcelona team mate Luis Suarez.

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 01:38Published

Israel-Gaza ceasefire continues to hold [Video]Israel-Gaza ceasefire continues to hold

A shaky ceasefire has been tested after two rockets were fired towards an Israeli town and Israeli warplanes struck Hamas targets in Gaza in response.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:45Published

Israeli army to probe 'unexpected' Gaza civilian deaths [Video]Israeli army to probe 'unexpected' Gaza civilian deaths

Israel's military has pledged on Friday to investigate the death of civilians in Gaza after attacks targeting the Islamic Jihad group killed 34 Palestinians.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 03:03Published

Microsoft Hired Former Attorney General Eric Holder To Investigate Facial Recognition [Video]Microsoft Hired Former Attorney General Eric Holder To Investigate Facial Recognition

Microsoft hired US Attorney General Eric Holder to audit an Israeli facial recognition company called AnyVision. Microsoft's investment was met with backlash by the ACLU. News reports suggest..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:35Published

Gaza ceasefire under pressure after renewed Israeli air attacks [Video]Gaza ceasefire under pressure after renewed Israeli air attacks

Truce between Islamic Jihad and Israel came into effect on Thursday morning after 34 Palestinians were killed in raids.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 03:42Published

Calm skies over Gaza as truce declared [Video]Calm skies over Gaza as truce declared

Israel and Palestinian militant group Islamic Jihad declared a truce on Thursday, after 48 hours of bloodshed that has killed dozens of people. David Doyle reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:40Published

Items from Israeli settlements to be labelled as produced in 'territory of origin' [Video]Items from Israeli settlements to be labelled as produced in 'territory of origin'

Items from Israeli settlements to be labelled as produced in 'territory of origin'

Credit: Euronews English     Duration: 03:38Published

Palestinian death toll from Israeli air raids rises [Video]Palestinian death toll from Israeli air raids rises

A new wave of Israeli air attacks in Gaza has killed seven people. Air raid sirens are also sounding in southern Israel.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:50Published

Israel-Gaza clashes escalate after Islamic Jihad commander killed [Video]Israel-Gaza clashes escalate after Islamic Jihad commander killed

Islamic Jihad promises to retaliate after Bahaa Abu al-Ata and his wife were killed by an Israeli air attack on Gaza City.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 03:06Published

 

Election turmoil plunges Israel into budget crisis

With the prospect of a third election in Israel in less than a year, it will be well into 2020 before a new budget is passed, triggering months of cutbacks that will weigh on economic growth.
Reuters - Published

Israeli parliament seeks candidate after Netanyahu, rival fail to form government

Israel's president told lawmakers on Wednesday to name a candidate to form a new government after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and challenger Benny Grantz both failed to clinch their own..
Reuters - Published

At United Nations, U.S. faces strong opposition to its shift on Israeli settlements

The United States on Wednesday defended itself at the United Nations against strong opposition from the European Union and other world powers to the Trump administration's declaration that it no longer..
Reuters - Published

Third Israeli election looms after Netanyahu and challenger fail to form government

Israel moved closer toward holding a third election in less than a year on Wednesday, after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's main challenger failed to form a government.
Reuters - Published

Benny Gantz unable to form Israel coalition government

The announcement makes a third general election in less than a year more likely.
BBC News - Published

EU should recognise Palestinian state after U.S. backs Israeli settlements: Luxembourg

The European Union should recognise a Palestinian state after the United States expressed support for Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank, Luxembourg Foreign Minister Jean Asselborn said on..
Reuters - Published

Netanyahu challenger Gantz fails to form new Israeli government: party

Benny Gantz, the main political challenger to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, has failed to form a new government by the deadline set after he tied with the incumbent in a September..
Reuters - Published

Saudi Arabia rejects U.S. position on Israeli settlements: SPA

Saudi Arabia said on Wednesday it completely rejected Washington's statement on Israeli settlements in the West Bank, state news agency SPA reported.
Reuters - Published

Arab League to meet over U.S. support for Israeli settlements

The Arab League will hold an emergency meeting of foreign ministers on Monday to discuss Washington's change of position on Israeli settlements in the West Bank, Egypt's state news agency MENA said on..
Reuters - Published

Urging Iran against destabilizing Syria, France says backs Israeli security

The French government urged Iran on Wednesday to refrain from destabilizing actions in Syria and said it remained committed to Israel's security.
Reuters - Published

Another Israeli election looms as deadline to form government nears with no accord reached

Israel moved closer towards a new election on Wednesday after kingmaker Avigdor Lieberman declined to back either Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu or challenger Benny Gantz with a deadline on building..
Reuters - Published

Vatican says Israeli-Palestinian peace process at risk after U.S. move

The Vatican said on Thursday the search for peace between Israelis and Palestinians had been put at risk after the United States backed Israel's building of settlements in the occupied West Bank.
Reuters - Published

Tory election candidate suspended over antisemitism allegations

Leeds North East candidate Amjad Bashir apologised for the comments about British Jews who visited Israel
Independent - Published

Russia says Israeli air strikes on Syria a wrong move: Ifax

Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov said on Wednesday that Israeli air strikes on Syria were a wrong move, and Moscow had contacted its allies about the incident, Interfax reported.
Reuters - Published

Israel hits 'dozens of Iranian and Syrian targets'

Israel's military says the strikes inside Syria were in response to rockets fired by Iranian forces.
BBC News - Published Also reported by •Reuters

Israel launches air strikes in Syria, Damascus says two killed

Israel said its aircraft struck dozens of Iranian and Syrian military targets in Syria on Wednesday in retaliation for rockets fired toward Israel a day earlier.
Reuters - Published

Syria says two civilians killed, others wounded in Israeli attack on Damascus

Two civilians were killed and a number of people were injured in an Israeli attack on the Syrian capital of Damascus, Syrian state media said on Wednesday.
Reuters - Published

Two killed, some wounded in Israeli attack on Damascus: Syrian state media

Two civilians were killed and some wounded in an Israeli attack on the Syrian capital of Damascus, state media said on Wednesday.
Reuters - Published

Israel says attacks military targets in Syria in retaliation for Tuesday rockets

Israel attacked Iranian and Syrian military targets in Syria on Wednesday in what it said was retaliation for rockets fired toward Israel the day before, military spokesman Lieutenant-Colonel Avichay..
Reuters - Published

Syrian air defences thwart Israeli attack over Damascus - SANA

Syrian air defences thwarted an Israeli attack early on Wednesday over the capital Damascus and downed several missiles fired by Israel, Syrian state news agency SANA reported, quoting a military..
Reuters - Published

Trump shift on Israeli settlements fulfills wish list of evangelical base

A U.S. decision effectively backing Israel's building of settlements in the occupied West Bank, long a cherished item on conservative Christians' wish list, is expected to strengthen evangelicals'..
Reuters - Published

U.N., Red Cross say Israeli settlements are still unlawful

The United Nations and International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said on Tuesday that Israeli settlements in occupied Palestinian territory remain in breach of international law, rejecting the..
Reuters - Published

U.S. support for Israeli settlements renews focus on core issue in Mideast conflict

Israel's ruling right-wing government on Tuesday moved swiftly to embrace Washington's backing for Israeli settlements, even as Palestinians and Arab leaders said it was a threat to the international..
Reuters - Published

Russia calls U.S. backing for Israeli settlements blow to peace process

Russia's Ministry of Foreign Affairs said on Tuesday that a U.S. decision to effectively back Israel's right to build Jewish settlements in the occupied West Bank undermined the legal basis for a..
Reuters - Published

Israel's settlers and the Palestinians they live among

His people's link to the land goes back to biblical times, says the comics illustrator. His neighbor, a farmer, says the land belonged to his ancestors and has been stolen. One is an Israeli settler,..
Reuters - Published

Israel says intercepts rockets fired from Syria

Israel's military said its missile defense system shot down four rockets fired from Syria toward Israel early on Tuesday.
Reuters - Published

Sirens warning of incoming rocket fire sound in Golan: Israel's military

Sirens warning of incoming rocket fire sounded on Tuesday in the area of the Golan Heights, Israel's military said in a statement.
Reuters - Published

U.S. backs Israel on settlements, angering Palestinians and clouding peace process

The United States on Monday effectively backed Israel's right to build Jewish settlements in the occupied West Bank by abandoning its four-decade-old position that they were "inconsistent with..
Reuters - Published

EU says Israeli settlement on Palestinian territory is illegal

The European Union said on Monday that it continued to believe that Israeli settlement activity in occupied Palestinian territory was illegal under international law and eroded prospects for lasting..
Reuters - Published

U.S. softens stance on Israeli settlements, draws Palestinian outrage

The United States on Monday effectively backed Israel's right to build Jewish settlements on the occupied West Bank by abandoning its four-decade-old position that they were "inconsistent with..
Reuters - Published

U.S. embassy in Jerusalem issues travel warning after Pompeo's settlement announcement

The U.S. embassy in Jerusalem on Monday warned Americans about traveling in Jerusalem, the West Bank and Gaza, soon after Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced the United States was softening its..
Reuters - Published

Jordan warns of 'dangerous consequences' of U.S. shift on West Bank settlements

Jordan's foreign minister, Ayman Safadi, warned that a U.S. change of position on Monday on Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank would have "dangerous consequences" on the prospects of..
Reuters - Published

Israel welcomes U.S. settlement move, Palestinians outraged

Israel praised a U.S. decision on Monday to soften its position on Jewish settlements in the occupied West Bank, a move that upset the Palestinians who said it contradicts international law.
Reuters - Published

Pompeo announces softer U.S. stance on Israel's Jewish settlements

The United States on Monday effectively backed Israel's right to build Jewish settlements on the occupied West Bank by abandoning its four-decade position that they were "inconsistent with..
Reuters - Published

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