- U.S. Speeds Up Timetable for Moving Embassy to Jerusalem
The decision has infuriated Palestinian leaders
Yahoo. Sat, 24 Feb 2018 09:54:57 -0500.
- US to open new embassy in Jerusalem in May
Israel hails the move but a Palestinian official says it is a "blatant provocation".
BBC News. Fri, 23 Feb 2018 21:25:49 GMT.
- U.S. Plans To Open Jerusalem Embassy In May
The United States says it will open its new embassy in Jerusalem in May, a move scheduled to coincide with the 70th anniversary of Israel's independence.
Radio Liberty. Fri, 23 Feb 2018 19:54:37 +0000.
- U.S. embassy to open in Jerusalem in May
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu hails the U.S. announcement that it would move its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem in May as "a great day for the people of Israel."
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Fri, 23 Feb 2018 15:31:52 EST.
- These Robots Could Help Grocery Chains FightAmazon
An Israeli startup is arming grocery chainswith robot infrastructure to fight Amazon.
By Parmy Olson, Forbes Staff. Forbes. Thu, 22 Feb 2018 11:40:00 -0500.
- Israel foiled 'plane terror plot' in Australia
PM Benjamin Netanyahu says his nation halted an "unimaginable slaughter" last year.
BBC News. Thu, 22 Feb 2018 02:27:33 GMT.
- Moovit Raises $50 Million Led by Intel Capital to Expand Its Global Urban Mobility Operating System
TEL AVIV & SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Moovit has closed its Series D round of fundraising led by Intel Capital, and signed a strategic agreement with Mobileye to improve urban mobility.
Business Wire. Wed, 21 Feb 2018 12:30:00 UTC.
- Why the trial of a teen who slapped a soldier is gaining international attention
The trial of a 17-year-old Palestinian teenager arrested for slapping an Israeli soldier is generating headlines around the world, with the UN, Amnesty and Human Rights Watch calling for her release.
Sophie Mcneill. Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Tue, 20 Feb 2018 23:34:12 +1100.
- OECD Review of Agricultural Policies: Israel
Government support to Israeli farmers has fallen but some market distorting policies remain. ...
OECD. Acquired Sat, 03 Feb 2018.
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Middle East, between Egypt and the Mediterranean Sea to the west, Jordan
and Syria to the east, and Lebanon to the north. Its capital city
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