Israel is a developed state in Western Asia located on the eastern shore of the Mediterranean Sea. It borders Lebanon in the north, Syria in the northeast, Jordan in the east, and Egypt on the southwest, and contains geographically diverse features within its relatively small area. Also adjacent are the West Bank to the east and Gaza Strip to the southwest. Israel is the world's only predominantly Jewish state with a population of about 7.4 million people, of whom approximately 5.62 million are Jewish.
Following the birth of political Zionism in 1897 and the Balfour Declaration, the League of Nations granted the United Kingdom the British Mandate of Palestine after World War I, In November 1947 the United Nations decided on partition of Palestine into a Jewish state, an Arab state, and a UN-administered Jerusalem. Partition was accepted by Zionist leaders and lead to the 19471948 War. Israel declared independence on May 14, 1948 and neighboring Arab states attacked the next day.
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News The Real Reason Hawks Are Trying To Kill the Deal With Iran
http://original.antiwar.com, Ivan Eland
Why are Israel, Saudi Arabia, and their congressional allies in both American political parties trying to kill an interim nuclear deal with Iran that effectively freezes (and in some instances rolls back) the Iranian nuclear program until a comprehen
News Israeli scientists discover substance that may fend off Alzheimer's, aging
http://www.haaretz.com, By Ido Efrati
The treatment, which shows potential to prevent degenerative disorders like Parkinson's and Huntington's, has so far only been tested on worms.
News Saudi Arabia: Muslim Authority Threatens War Over Temple Mount
Dalit Halevy and Ari Soffer for Arutz Sheva
Saudi Arabia's highest Islamic authority blasts Israeli plans for Jewish prayer on Temple Mount, threatens 'religious war'.
News Israel to privatize famed Uzi submachine gun's maker
Israel plans to privatize loss-making Israel Military Industries, manufacturer of the Uzi sub machinegun, Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon said, explaining that, despite its "excellent products," the company had losses that did not permit its survival.
News A Moment of Great Danger... and great promise
"If five years from now a nuclear suitcase explodes in New York or Madrid, it will be because of the deal that was signed this morning."
News Iran Deal Modern-Day Munich Agreement
Any rational person understands that we are in the midst of a process that will lead to a nuclear-armed Iran.
J E Andreasen
News Exclusive: GOP senator unloads in private call
Its the reason why I ran for the Senate, [it] is all wrapped up in this battle. I am totally dedicated to the survival of the state of Israel in the 21st century,
News William Kristol: Israel-Hater
Lew Rockwell blog
Not feeling at all chastened over his role in pushing the US into war in Iraq based on his lies and those of his neoconservative allies, William Kristol peddles more lies to push Israel into a war of its own. Kristol, is desperately egging Israel on
News Did Hollywood bigwigs help Israel buy arms in the 1970s and '80s?
A producer working in Tinseltown since the late 1970s led a double life as an arms dealer and Israeli intelligence operative. Arnon Milchan, the Israeli producer of such smash hits as "Fight Club," "Pretty Woman," and hundreds of other films, is open
News Two old foes unite against Tehran
http://www.thesundaytimes.co.uk, Uzi Mahnaimi
Convinced that Iran is tricking the world over nuclear weapons, Israel and Saudi Arabia may work together to curb its ambitions
Headlines: The Demise of Pax Americana -- Two old foes unite against Tehran -- Israeli Rabbinical Scandals -- Israeli Unaccountability -- Did Hollywood bigwigs help Israel buy arms in the 1970s and '80s? -- US Envoy: Attacking Iran Still an Option -- White House: Israels Stance on Iran Would Lead to War -- William Kristol: Israel-Hater -- Exclusive: GOP senator unloads in private call -- Iran Deal Modern-Day Munich Agreement -- Nuclear Agreement May Result in Israel and Saudi Arabia Attacking Iran -- A Moment of Great Danger... and great promise -- US Envoy Assures Israel: Attacking Iran Still an Option -- Israeli Team Heads to US to Shape Final Iran Deal
-- Israel to privatize famed Uzi submachine gun's maker -- Israeli Police State Lawlessness -- Saudi Arabia: Muslim Authority Threatens War Over Temple Mount -- Israeli scientists discover substance that may fend off Alzheimer's, aging -- France Lies for Israel -- The Real Reason Hawks Are Trying To Kill the Deal With Iran --