Posts Tagged ‘Israel’

Israel expresses regret for death of Egyptian soldiers

Israel’s defence minister expresses regret and orders an inquiry after a border skirmish with Palestinians that left at least three Egyptian soldiers dead View full post on UK Business Stories

Israel’s Fischer in race for top IMF job

JERUSALEM – Bank of Israel Governor Stanley Fischer announced on Saturday he was in the race to become the next head of the International Monetary Fund. View full post on Business Stories

Israeli, Palestinian Ministers Trade Blame For Stalled Peace Process

The Media Line Staff Jerusalem, Israel David Rosenberg – Israel Industry, Trade and Labor Minister Binyamin Ben-Eliezer and his Palestinian counterpart, Economic Minister Dr. Hassan Abu-Libdeh, sought to tackle a host of economic issues in a private meeting in Jerusalem on Wednesday, but the two agreed that economic cooperation couldn’t substitute for a peace agreement. […]

Red-Berry Day in Gaza, as Farm Products Leave for Europe

The Media Line Staff Gaza, Palestinian Territory (TML) – Um Hajjar Al-Ghalayini, 46 years old, owns half an acre of sandy Gaza land that produces two tons of strawberries every season. Since her husband died two years ago, the crop is the sole means of support for her nine children, mother-in-law and widowed sister, so […]

Israelis Ready To Do Battle Over Their Natural Gas Bounty

The Media Line Staff Jerusalem, Israel David Rosenberg – Israel’s social activists and its energy barons drew their swords Thursday as the fight over who will get what share of Israel’s natural gas windfall got underway. The lines of battle were laid out by a government commission, chaired by Hebrew University Professor Eytan Sheshinski, which […]

Hamas Warns Against Buying Cars Imported From Israel

The Media Line Staff Gaza, Palestinian Territory (TML) – The Hamas government in the Gaza Strip is warning local politicians, government officials and faction leaders against buying cars imported from Israel for fear they may contain eavesdropping equipment or even remote-activated bombs planted by Israeli security agencies. Ihab Ghossein, a spokesman for Hamas’ Ministry of […]

Israel’s Housing Prices Jumping Through the Roof

The Media Line Staff Tel Aviv, Israel (TML) – Housing prices in Israel are the fastest increasing in the world, says one industry watchdog. The cost of real estate has risen by 30 percent since September 2008 according to Bank of Israel Governor Stanley Fisher. Young couples and everyday Israelis are finding it harder to […]

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