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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Israeli news outlets reported Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu secretly flew to Saudi Arabia to meet with Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. If the reports are..
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Top leaders from Israel and Saudi Arabia reportedly held their first-ever meeting in secret over the weekend. Israeli media first reported the meeting but Saudi..
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Jonathan Pollard was the only American to ever receive a life sentence for spying for an ally.
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Israeli spy Jonathan Pollard was released Friday from parole and is now free to travel to Israel. In 1988, he spoke to Mike Wallace
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The former Navy intelligence analyst served 30 years in prison for stealing American secrets during the Cold War. Some of them ultimately ended up with the..
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Here are the top stories for Thursday, November 19th: CDC warns against Thanksgiving travel; Trump calls on Michigan lawmakers in election fight; Pompeo visits..
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Pompeo's trip marked the first time a US.. diplomat has visited a settlement, territory claimed by the Palestinians and viewed by the U.N. as illegal.
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The Palestinian Authority pays stipends to prisoners held by Israel in a system critics call “pay to slay.” The worse the crime, the higher the payment.
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Highlights of this day in history: President Abraham Lincoln delivers Gettysburg Address; Egypt's Anwar Sadat becomes first Arab leader to visit Israel; Ford..
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The U.N. said more than 27,000 people have fled Ethiopia into neighboring Sudan as fighting continues in Ethiopia's Tigray region. Also, Iran's government issued..
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