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Trump’s Jerusalem announcement sparks clashes in West Bank

Clashes in Ramallah and other places in the West Bank Date : December 8, 2017 Reporter : BNN JERUSALEM, Israel - A day after U.S. President Donald Trump announced that his administration would recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, skirmishes broke out between Palestinian protesters and Israeli soldiers. Several people engaged in clashes in Ramallah and other places in the West Bank and Gaza Strip on Thursday. According to local reports, clashes were witnessed after the Palestinian Authority called for a general strike in Palestinian cities. Thousands ...Full Story

POLITICS

Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat throws weight behind Trump

Date : December 7, 2017 Reporter : ANI The pope said he was "profoundly concerned" Washington DC [USA], Dec 6 (ANI): Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat has backed United States President Donald Trump's decision to recognise the disputed city as Israel's capital. Trump's announcement he said was "the right ...Full Story

BUSINESS

Israeli Diamond magnate Steinmetz arrested in bribery case

Date : August 15, 2017 Reporter : BNN Swiss and U.S. authorities were also involved JERUSALEM, Israel - A prominent billionaire businessman and four other suspects were arrested by the Israeli police following raids in a money laundering case. The billionaire diamond magnate, Beny Steinmetz and others were taken ...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

Trump’s Jerusalem announcement sparks clashes in West Bank

Date : December 8, 2017 Reporter : BNN Clashes in Ramallah and other places in the West Bank JERUSALEM, Israel - A day after U.S. President Donald Trump announced that his administration would recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, skirmishes broke out between Palestinian protesters and Israeli soldiers. Several ...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

'The Beguiled,' 'Good Time' to compete at Jerusalem Film Festival

Date : June 30, 2017 Reporter : BNN 34th Jerusalem Film Festival PanARMENIAN.Net - After world premiering at Cannes, Sofia Coppola's "The Beguiled", Franccedil;ois Ozon's "The Double Lover" and the Safdie brothers' "Good Time" will compete at the 34th ...Full Story

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