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Seeking to crack the ultimate deal - elusive peace between Israelis and Palestinians, Trump got off to a mixed start

Israeli expectations have been mixed Date : May 23, 2017 Reporter : BNN JERUSALEM, Israel - Concluding his meetings in Saudi Arabia, which was the first country the American President Donald Trump visited as part of his first foreign trip since taking office - he headed to Israel.  Even before he set out on this trip, President Trump had hoped to crack the ‘ultimate deal’ in a bid to achieve that, which his predecessors have failed at over the years - the elusive peace between Israelis and Palestinians. At the same time, he has ...Full Story

POLITICS

Seeking to crack the ultimate deal - elusive peace between Israelis and Palestinians, Trump got off to a mixed start

Date : May 23, 2017 Reporter : BNN Israeli expectations have been mixed JERUSALEM, Israel - Concluding his meetings in Saudi Arabia, which was the first country the American President Donald Trump visited as part of his first foreign trip since taking office - he headed to Israel.  Even before he ...Full Story

BUSINESS

Israel approves 400 new houses in east Jerusalem

Date : November 3, 2014 Reporter : BigNewsNet The 400 housing units are set to be built in the Jerusalem Tel Aviv - Israel has announced plans to build new homes in a Jewish settlement in occupied East Jerusalem, hours after freeing 26 Palestinian prisoners. Jerusalem's municipal committee Monday approved the construction of 400 ...Full Story

INDUSTRY

Kazakhstan, Israel to cooperate in agriculture

Date : April 7, 2017 Reporter : Trend commercial demonstration farm in Kazakhstan Baku, Azerbaijan, Apr. 6 By Elena Kosolapova – Trend: Kazakhstan and Israel signed a Roadmap for Cooperation in the Agricultural Sector for 2017-2018, the Kazakh Agriculture Ministry said in a message April 6. The document was ...Full Story

SOCIO-CULTURE

Jerusalem truck attacker was ISIS supporter: Israel PM

Date : January 8, 2017 Reporter : Big News Network The local media identified the attacker as Fadi al-Qanbar Jerusalem [Israel], Jan. 8 (ANI): Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has said that all signs point out to the attacker who rammed the truck into a group of soldiers and killed four of them being an ISIS supporter. "All ...Full Story

HISTORY

Obama to Netanyahu: Don`t sour Iran nuclear talks by visiting DC

Date : February 11, 2015 Reporter : Trend He has sharp differences with Israeli Prime Minister US President Barack Obama says he has sharp differences with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on the Iranian nuclear issue, warning him against souring ongoing negotiations with Tehran by visiting Washington, DC next month, ...Full Story

HUMAN RIGHTS

Deep divisions in Israel in aftermath of Tel Aviv shootings

Date : June 11, 2016 Reporter : Big News Network Shootings were widely condemned around the world TEL AVIV, Israel - Embittered Israeli officials have lashed out at the reaction at home and abroad to the shootings in Tel Aviv on Wednesday night, which claimed the lives of four Israeli civilians.> Big News Network The deep ...Full Story

ENVIRONMENT

Netanyahu: it’s ‘astonishing’ that Iran nuclear talks are continuing

Date : February 24, 2015 Reporter : Trend Continuing to talk with Iran about a nuclear agreement Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu took a veiled swipe at the Obama administration Sunday, saying it’s “astonishing” that nuclear negotiations are continuing with Iran even after revelations last week that Iran ...Full Story

EDUCATION

Israeli soldier feared captured by Hamas killed in action in Gaza

Date : August 3, 2014 Reporter : Trend Hamas admitted an earlier Friday attack that killed two other Israeli soldiers An Israeli soldier feared captured by Hamas militants has been killed in action during Israel's operation in the Gaza Strip, the Israeli military said Sunday, Xinhua reported. A special committee led by Israeli Defense Forces ...Full Story

TECHNOLOGY

Israel plans to build 200 settler homes in Jerusalem

Date : November 13, 2014 Reporter : Trend Jerusalem Municipality announced Israeli officials on Wednesday pushed forward with plans to build 200 housing units in Ramat Shlomo, a settlement neighborhood of Jerusalem, despite a similar move was harshly condemned by the international community last week, Xinhua ...Full Story

TRAVEL

Roads in Jerusalem shut down due to snow

Date : December 13, 2013 Reporter : Trend Thousands of motorists were stranded and roads to Jerusalem were closed JERUSALEM -- Thousands of motorists were stranded and roads to Jerusalem were closed Friday as a winter storm dropped snow for a second day on the region, officials said. By the afternoon Friday, some roads leading from Jerusalem to ...Full Story

SPORTS

Hope revived for restarting Middle East peace talks

Date : April 7, 2014 Reporter : BigNewsNet Israel backed out of its promise to release Palestinian prisoners TEL AVIV, Palestine - The Middle East peace process is facing hitches, almost collapsing, but some hope is still left with Palestinians as well as Israeli leaders expressing their readiness to revive the faltering efforts brokered by ...Full Story

ENTERTAINMENT

Michael Douglas accepts Jewish Noble Prize equivalent from Israeli PM

Date : June 20, 2015 Reporter : BigNewsNet The Genesis Prize JERUSALEM -- Michael Douglas and wife Catherine Zeta-Jones made a rare public appearance with their children Thursday. ADVERTISING   The 70-year-old American actor and 45-year-old Welsh actress walked the red ...Full Story

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