The modern state of Israel is a country in the Middle East that borders on the Mediterranean Sea. It was founded in 1948.
Israel is the only country in the world with a Jewish majority, and it defines itself as a "Jewish and democratic state." Its self-designated capital is Jerusalem, but this is unrecognized by the UN. Tel Aviv is Israel's financial and technology center. This page collates DW's latest content related to Israel.
Heading home after the Munich Security Conference, political leaders leave behind diverging ideas of how to reduce conflict in the Middle East. With no easy solutions, prospects of peace remain elusive as ever.
Top diplomats from around the globe took measure of new US Secretary of State Tillerson on his first major international trip. Paris said it was worried by a US step back for a two-state solution in the Middle East.
An Israeli government spokesman has confirmed the cancellation of a high-level meeting between both governments. The primary reason was Berlin's concern over the retroactive legalization of settlements, local media said.