Country in Western Asia

Israel, officially the State of Israel, is a country in Western Asia. It is situated on the southeastern shore of the Mediterranean Sea and the northern shore of the Red Sea, and shares borders with Lebanon to the north, Syria to the northeast, Jordan to the east, and Egypt to the southwest; it is also bordered by the Palestinian territories of the West Bank and the Gaza Strip to the east and west, respectively. Tel Aviv is the economic and technological center of the country, while its seat of government is in its proclaimed capital of Jerusalem, although Israeli sovereignty over East Jerusalem is unrecognized internationally.

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The family of Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh has said "we are incredulous" after the US State Department said that Israeli gunfire was "likely..
2 days ago • Sky News
American forensic experts are going to analyse the bullet that killed an Al Jazeera journalist in May as the Palestinian Authority attempts to resolve a standoff..
4 days ago • Sky News
Watch highlights as England beat Israel 3-1 in extra-time to win the European Under-19 Championships with goals from Callum Doyle, Carney Chukwuemeka and Aaron..
Credit: BBC Sport - Published 5 days ago

England fight back from going behind to defeat Israel after extra time to win the European Under-19 Championship.
Credit: BBC Sport - Published 5 days ago

Israel's parliament has voted to dissolve itself, sparking the country's fifth election in less than four years.
1 week ago • Sky News

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