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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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Israel could head to elections as ‘Netanyahu-Gantz power-sharing deal at heart of dispute’ [Video]

Israel could head to elections as ‘Netanyahu-Gantz power-sharing deal at heart of dispute’

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Israel expected to face 4th election in 2 years as MPs pass proposal to dissolve parliament

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Israel again facing fresh elections, the fourth in two years

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Senior Iranian official accuses Israel over nuclear scientist's killing [Video]

Senior Iranian official accuses Israel over nuclear scientist's killing

Israel accused of using remote-controlled weapons to kill its top nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh.

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Iran lays to rest nuclear scientist and vows to carry his forward work [Video]

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Ali Shamkhani, a top Iranian security official, used the funeral to accuse Israel of using “electronic devices” to kill the nuclear scientist.View on euronews

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Iran suspects opposition and Israel for death

Iran called the assassination of one of its top nuclear scientists "complicated", with a senior official saying on Monday that an opposition group as well as Israel were behind last weeks killing. ..

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Iran buries top nuclear scientist, blames Israel and US for attack [Video]

Iran buries top nuclear scientist, blames Israel and US for attack

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Iran mourns slain nuclear scientist [Video]

Iran mourns slain nuclear scientist

A top advisor to Iran's Supreme Leader has warned that those responsible for killing one of the country's top nuclear scientists would face a "calculated and decisive" response. Tehran blames Israel..

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Top Iranian nuclear scientist assassinated near Tehran [Video]

Top Iranian nuclear scientist assassinated near Tehran

Iranian foreign minister condemns killing of Mohsen Fakhrizadeh as an ‘act of state terror’ and links Israel to the attack.

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Iran vows vengeance over top nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizade's killing [Video]

Iran vows vengeance over top nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizade's killing

Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif says there are 'serious indications of [an] Israeli role' in the death of Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, who was shot dead on FridayView on euronews

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Iran detained prisoner due to Israeli partner: report [Video]

Iran detained prisoner due to Israeli partner: report

Kylie Moore-Gilbert, a recently freed British-Australian prisoner in Iran, had been detained after authorities there found her partner was an Israeli citizen. Gloria Tso reports.

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Family to launch legal action to get Palestinian's body from Israel [Video]

Family to launch legal action to get Palestinian's body from Israel

In early November he died from throat cancer during his jail term. However, his body has not been returned to his family yet.

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Pompeo in Israel : US secretary of state makes unprecedented visit to the West Bank [Video]

Pompeo in Israel : US secretary of state makes unprecedented visit to the West Bank

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Sudan-Israel relations: Asylum seekers concerned about normalisation deal [Video]

Sudan-Israel relations: Asylum seekers concerned about normalisation deal

Seeking asylum in Israel - but find out why thousands of Sudanese refugees may now be at risk of deportation.

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Luxury Jeweller Creates $1.5 Million Covid-19 Facemask! [Video]

Luxury Jeweller Creates $1.5 Million Covid-19 Facemask!

A luxury jeweller has created a $1.5 million covid-19 facemask. It features 250 grams of pure 18k gold, set with 3,608 natural black and white diamonds. The prestige PPE is described as “fully..

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Israel's Netanyahu tight-lipped on Saudi meeting [Video]

Israel's Netanyahu tight-lipped on Saudi meeting

Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has declined to comment on the details of a reported historic visit to Saudi Arabia and a meeting with its crown prince over the weekend. Adam Reed reports.

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