Result in by-election snuffs out coalition's one-seat majority, sends country into period of political instability, diminishes prospects of mission relocating to Jerusalem
Times of Israel. Sat, 20 Oct 2018 11:02:22 +0000.
Thousands of Palestinians massed along the Israeli border on Friday in a protest co-ordinated by Hamas which saw some demonstrators breach the perimeter fence.
Daily Mail. Sat, 20 Oct 2018 03:22:08 GMT.
or the thirtieth Friday in a row, thousands of Palestinians protested along the Israeli border with Gaza. According to the Palestinian Health Ministry, 115 people were injured, many by live ammunition.
Trey Yingst. Fox News. Fri, 19 Oct 2018 20:01:44 GMT.
Lara Alqasem, who has been held since 2 October, walked free on Thursday after Israel's Supreme Court ruled against her two-week detention in a landmark hearing
Bel Trew. The Independent. Fri, 19 Oct 2018 12:42:00 +0000.
Israel's Supreme Court said Lara Alqasem should be allowed to study in the country despite her past association with a student group that supports boycotting Israel.
James Doubek. NPR. Fri, 19 Oct 2018 06:02:46 -0400.
In its editorial, the paper examines Indonesian Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi's remarks in the controversy over Canberra's bid to consider moving the Australian embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.
Straits Times. Fri, 19 Oct 2018 16:22:15 +0800.
Israel's supreme court on Thursday overturned an entry ban imposed on a US student over past support for a pro-Palestinian boycott campaign, leading to her release after more than two weeks of detention.
France 24. Thu, 18 Oct 2018 22:40:46 GMT.
An American student who was barred from entering Israel under a law against foreign activists who support boycotts of the state over its Palestinian policies was given permission to stay in the country by the Supreme Court on Thursday.
Reuters. Thu, 18 Oct 2018 16:25:18 -0400.
A U.S. student who supported pro-Palestinian boycott campaigns against Israel will be allowed to study in Israel after the Israeli Supreme Court overturned her deportation order. ...
Voice of America. Thu, 18 Oct 2018 13:44:19 -0400.
The United States has downgraded the status of its main diplomatic mission to the Palestinians by placing it under the authority of the US Embassy to Israel.
Irish Independent. Thu, 18 Oct 2018 15:16:16 +0100.
JERUSALEM (AP) - A new survey indicates an overwhelming majority of American Jews plan to vote for Democratic candidates in the upcoming midterm elections. ...
Washington Times. Thu, 18 Oct 2018 08:22:13 -0400.
In ancient times, a shorthand spelling was typically used
Smithsonian. Wed, 17 Oct 2018 17:48:01 +0000.
Facts About Israel
The State of Israel is a democratic republic which is located in the
Middle East, between Egypt and the Mediterranean Sea to the west, Jordan
and Syria to the east, and Lebanon to the north. Its capital city
is Tel Aviv, and its national currency is the Shekel.
The primary languages spoken in Israel are Hebrew and Arabic, and
in 2007, Israel's estimated population was 6,427,000. Approximately
80% of Israel's residents are Jewish; about 20% are Arab and other
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