Mr. Steinmetz, a French-Israeli businessman, was convicted on charges of corrupting foreign public officials in a bid to reap iron ore resources in Guinea. He was sentenced to five years in prison.
The Associated Press. New York Times. Sat, 23 Jan 2021 02:33:23 +0000.
When the Israelites prepared to leave Egypt, they knew what they needed to do, yet could not have known what would follow - a sentiment that resonates today (Bo)
Times of Israel. Fri, 22 Jan 2021 11:50:10 +0000.
JERUSALEM (AP) - An Israeli watchdog group said Tuesday that the government approved nearly 2,600 new housing units in east Jerusalem and the West Bank settlements a day before President-elect Joe Biden takes office. ...
Washington Times. Wed, 20 Jan 2021 02:25:16 -0500.
The historic out-of-the-box peace deals negotiated by the Trump Administration between Israel and four Arab countries were largely done without the help of the United Nations
Ben Evansky. Fox News. Wed, 20 Jan 2021 02:19:52 GMT.
A new electric car battery that can be fully charged in five minutes has been manufactured for the first time on a normal production line in China, based on designs by Israeli company StoreDot.
Sky News. Tue, 19 Jan 2021 09:35:00 +0000.
Gideon Saar, who defected from Netanyahu's ruling Likud party to form the New Hope party last month, shares the Israeli PM's hardline nationalistic ideology.
Sydney Morning Herald. Mon, 18 Jan 2021 17:21:26 +1100.
Israeli authorities on Sunday (Monday NZT) advanced plans to build nearly 800 homes in West Bank settlements, in a last-minute surge of approvals before the friendly Trump Administration leaves office later this week.COGAT, ...
New Zealand Herald. Mon, 18 Jan 2021 13:00:25 +1200.
A Syrian war monitor says at least 40 government soldiers and allied paramilitaries have been killed in alleged Israeli air strikes apparently targeting positions and arms depots of Iran-backed forces.
Radio Liberty. Wed, 13 Jan 2021 13:21:21 +0000.
The State of Israel is a democratic republic which is located in the
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
is Tel Aviv, and its national currency is the Shekel.
The primary languages spoken in Israel are Hebrew and Arabic, and
in 2020, Israel's estimated population was 8,655,535. Approximately
75% of Israel's residents are Jewish; about 25% are Arab and other
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