Memorial Day is a United States federal holiday of national reverence which is observed on the last Monday of May. This holiday commemorates U.S. men and women who died in military service for their country. It began first to honor Union soldiers who died during the American Civil War. After World War I, it expanded to include those who died in any war or military action.
Israel marks its 60th anniversary
In depth: Israel at 60
History of Israel: Key events
A history of 60 years of Israel in video, pictures and text.
Israel / Palestine
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