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Israel: Country in Western Asia
Israel, formally 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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Blue jellyfish swarm power station [Video]

Blue jellyfish swarm power station

Swarms of blue jellyfish washed up from the Mediterranean Sea, threatening to clog one of Israel's power stations on Thursday (July 9). A turtle was also caught amongst the throng, and was later..

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It's electrifying! Blue jellyfish clog power station [Video]

It's electrifying! Blue jellyfish clog power station

Swarms of blue jellyfish washed up from the Mediterranean Sea, threatening to clog one of Israel's power stations on Thursday (July 9). A turtle was also caught amongst the throng, and was later..

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Chris Froome in profile [Video]

Chris Froome in profile

A look at Chris Froome in profile as Britain's most succesful road cyclist leaves Team Ineos to join Israel Start-Up Nation.

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Israel launches new spy satellite [Video]

Israel launches new spy satellite

Israel on Monday launched a new spy satellite that it said would provide high-quality surveillance for its military intelligence.

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Israel says 'not necessarily' behind Iran nuclear site incident [Video]

Israel says 'not necessarily' behind Iran nuclear site incident

Israel's defence minister said on Sunday it is not "necessarily" behind every mysterious incident in Iran, after a fire at the Natanz nuclear site prompted some Iranian officials to say it was the..

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East Jerusalem: Israel accused of ploy to increase control [Video]

East Jerusalem: Israel accused of ploy to increase control

The municipality says the intention with Silicon Wadi is to improve employment and living standards.

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Norway FM speaks to Al Jazeera about Israel-Palestine conflict [Video]

Norway FM speaks to Al Jazeera about Israel-Palestine conflict

Norwegian politicians say the prospect of any peace deal is bleak, as Israel pushes ahead with plans to annex parts of the Occupied West Bank.

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Campaigners call for ruins to be included in annexation [Video]

Campaigners call for ruins to be included in annexation

The Israeli government faces calls from campaigners to declare sovereignty over ancient Jewish ruins on land in the occupied West Bank that Israel does not plan to annex under U.S. President Donald..

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Israel’s annexation plans 'illegal', says UN human rights chief [Video]

Israel’s annexation plans 'illegal', says UN human rights chief

The consequences are likely to be "disastrous for the Palestinians, for Israel itself, and for the wider region," warns UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet.View on euronews

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ICC to launch investigation into war crimes by Israel [Video]

ICC to launch investigation into war crimes by Israel

Human rights organisations say that Israeli military courts give an illusion of justice when the victims are Palestinians.

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UN, Arab League call on Israel to drop annexation plans [Video]

UN, Arab League call on Israel to drop annexation plans

At Security Council meeting, leaders warn Israel's unilateral action in occupied West Bank threatens peace prospects.

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More than 1,000 European MPs call for Israel annexation to be halted and warn of 'consequences' [Video]

More than 1,000 European MPs call for Israel annexation to be halted and warn of 'consequences'

More than 1,000 European MPs call for Israel annexation to be halted and warn of 'consequences'

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Israel set to annex one-third of occupied West Bank [Video]

Israel set to annex one-third of occupied West Bank

As the July 1 start date set by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu approaches, a workable plan remains unclear.

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Self-cleaning mask kills virus, say scientists [Video]

Self-cleaning mask kills virus, say scientists

Israeli researchers say they have invented a reusable face mask that can disinfect itself and kill viruses using an internal heat source. Francis Maguire reports.

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Israel drives new ring road through East Jerusalem [Video]

Israel drives new ring road through East Jerusalem

A new Israeli ring road is being built that will go through East Jerusalem and link settlement blocks. Palestinian and Israeli critics say it is part of a long-term strategy to consolidate Israel's..

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With visitors away, zoo sees animal baby boom [Video]

With visitors away, zoo sees animal baby boom

Peacocks, ostriches and baboons experienced an animal baby boom at the Qalqilya Zoo, a Palestinian business in the Israeli-occupied West Bank, while humans stayed away during the coronavirus outbreak...

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Germany warns Israel against West Bank annexation plans [Video]

Germany warns Israel against West Bank annexation plans

Germany warns Israel against West Bank annexation plans

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Bar Refaeli handed community service for Israeli tax evasion case [Video]

Bar Refaeli handed community service for Israeli tax evasion case

Model Bar Refaeli has agreed to serve nine months of community service in Israel as part of a plea deal over tax evasion charges.

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Israeli settler sentencing for arson 'won't bring my family back' [Video]

Israeli settler sentencing for arson 'won't bring my family back'

Al Jazeera speaks to Ahmed Dawabsheh, sole survivor of a 2015 Israeli arson attack that killed his parents and brother.

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