Monday, 11 December 2017

Tag Archives: Israel

Netanyahu: Israel winning over Arab world with social media

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JERUSALEM: Israel is banking on social media to win the hearts and minds of the Arab public, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Thursday. Many governments in the region already cooperate closely with the Jewish state, but Jerusalem is increasingly taking to Facebook and Twitter in a bid to sway ordinary ...

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World condemns Trump’s Jerusalem declaration

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LONDON: On Wednesday, President Donald Trump shock It’s a move that no other country, save Israel, has backed, since it breaks decades of policy that states the city’s status should be decided by negotiations between Israel and Palestine. It’s also a move that has sparked protests and leaders are warning ...

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Trump Declares Jerusalem Israel’s Capital

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President Donald Trump recognized Jerusalem as Israel’s capital on Wednesday and announced plans to relocate the US Embassy there, a move expected to inflame tensions in the region and unsettle the prospects for peace. “Today, we finally acknowledge the obvious: that Jerusalem is Israel’s capital. This is nothing more or ...

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Trump delays decision on Jerusalem amid growing criticism

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WASHINGTON: Facing dark warnings of a historic misstep and widespread unrest, US President Donald Trump on Monday delayed a decision on whether to recognize Jerusalem as the Israeli capital and move the US embassy there. The White House said Trump would miss a deadline to decide on shifting the embassy ...

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Priti Patel resigns over secret meeting in Israel

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Priti Patel has quit the Cabinet over her secret meetings with senior Israeli figures and acknowledged that her actions “fell below the high standards” expected. Her decision to resign as International Development Secretary came after being summoned back from an official visit to Africa for a showdown with Theresa May ...

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Labour calls for probe into Priti Patel meetings in Israel

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LONDON: Theresa May is under pressure to launch an investigation into one of her Cabinet ministers for failing to disclose meetings with top Israeli officials. Labour accused International Development Secretary Priti Patel of committing four “serious breaches” of the ministerial code over her trip to the Middle East in August. ...

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Toyota seeks more investments in Israeli auto tech, robotics

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TEL AVIV: Japan’s Toyota Motor Corp is seeking more investments in Israeli robotics and vehicle technologies after its venture arm led a $14 million investment in Intuition Robotics in July. The startup, which makes robots for the elderly, was the first Israeli investment for Toyota AI Ventures, a new $100 ...

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Iran sentences ‘Mossad agent’ to death over scientist killings

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LONDON: Iran has sentenced to death a person found guilty of providing information to Israel to help it assassinate several senior nuclear scientists, Tehran’s prosecutor said on Tuesday. At least four scientists were killed between 2010 and 2012 in what Tehran said was a programme of assassinations aimed at sabotaging ...

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