British Mandate of Palestine #67 (1927)

Mandatory Palestine (فلسطين‎‎ — Filasṭīn in Arabic, פָּלֶשְׂתִּינָה (א”י‎ — Pālēśtīnā (EY) in Hebrew, where “EY” indicates “Eretz Yisrael”, Land of Israel) was a geopolitical entity under British administration, carved out of Ottoman Southern Syria after World War I. The British civil administration in Palestine operated from 1920 until 1948. During its existence the territory was known simply as Palestine, but, in later years, a variety of … Continue reading British Mandate of Palestine #67 (1927)

Israel #182 (1960)

Israel #182 (1960)

The State of Israel (מְדִינַת יִשְׂרָאֵל‎ — Medīnat Yisrā’el in Hebrew and دَوْلَة إِسْرَائِيل‎‎ — Dawlat Isrāʼīl in Arabic), is a country in the Middle East, 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 Gaza … Continue reading Israel #182 (1960)