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  • JERUSALEM, April 20- The Israeli central bank threw its support behind a Finance Ministry plan to abolish customs duties on various household items and offer young working families tax credits on Thursday, but said the measures should be made permanent to help the economy. Israeli media have reported that Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon's plan had upset Prime...

  • President Donald Trump (R) and Chinese President Xi Jinping (L) shake hands during dinner at the Mar-a-Lago estate in West Palm Beach, Florida, on April 6, 2017.

    Trump ordered the launch of 59 tomahawk cruise missiles against a Syria-government airfield on Thursday evening. CNBC takes a look at how the world reacted.

  • JERUSALEM, March 29- Bank of Israel Governor Karnit Flug urged the government to use excess tax revenues to invest in infrastructure and education, rather than cutting taxes further. Israel's tax revenues have been higher than expected over the past year and stand to get a 4 billion shekel boost from capital gains tax if Intel's planned $15.3 billion takeover...

  • *Israel- China trade stands at $8 billion. JERUSALEM/ BEIJING, March 20- China's economy may be 35 times larger than Israel's, but Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is hoping to use that to advantage during a three-day visit to Beijing as he looks to reorient Israel's economy towards Asia over Europe and the United States. A week after U.S. chip giant Intel agreed to...

  • *Israel- China trade stands at $8 billion. JERUSALEM/ BEIJING, March 20- China's economy may be 35 times larger than Israel's, but Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is hoping to use that to advantage during a three-day visit to Beijing as he looks to reorient Israel's economy towards Asia over Europe and the United States. A week after U.S. chip giant Intel agreed to...

  • Saudi Arabia, China looking at refinery, petrochemical projects. *China trying to play "honest broker" in Middle East- diplomat. Saudi Basic Industries Corp and Sinopec, which already jointly run a chemical complex in Tinajin, also agreed to develop petrochemical projects in both China and Saudi Arabia.

  • *Merkel meets Trump for first time on Friday in Washington. BERLIN, March 12- She is controlled and cautious, a physicist from East Germany who takes her time making decisions and has never relished the attention that comes from being Europe's most powerful leader. It is hard to imagine two leaders more different, in style or substance, than Angela Merkel, the German...

  • *Merkel meets Trump for first time on Tuesday in Washington. BERLIN, March 12- She is controlled and cautious, a physicist from East Germany who takes her time making decisions and has never relished the attention that comes from being Europe's most powerful leader. It is hard to imagine two leaders more different, in style or substance, than Angela Merkel, the...

  • *Merkel meets Trump for first time on Tuesday in Washington. BERLIN, March 12- She is controlled and cautious, a physicist from East Germany who takes her time making decisions and has never relished the attention that comes from being Europe's most powerful leader. It is hard to imagine two leaders more different, in style or substance, than Angela Merkel, the...

  • *Merkel meets Trump for first time on Tuesday in Washington. BERLIN, March 12- She is controlled and cautious, a physicist from East Germany who takes her time making decisions and has never relished the attention that comes from being Europe's most powerful leader. It is hard to imagine two leaders more different, in style or substance, than Angela Merkel, the...

  • *Merkel meets Trump for first time on Tuesday in Washington. BERLIN, March 12- She is controlled and cautious, a physicist from East Germany who takes her time making decisions and has never relished the attention that comes from being Europe's most powerful leader. It is hard to imagine two leaders more different, in style or substance, than Angela Merkel, the...

  • *Merkel meets Trump for first time on Tuesday in Washington. BERLIN, March 12- She is controlled and cautious, a physicist from East Germany who takes her time making decisions and has never relished the attention that comes from being Europe's most powerful leader. It is hard to imagine two leaders more different, in style or substance, than Angela Merkel, the...

  • *Merkel meets Trump for first time on Tuesday in Washington. BERLIN, March 12- She is controlled and cautious, a physicist from East Germany who takes her time making decisions and has never relished the attention that comes from being Europe's most powerful leader. It is hard to imagine two leaders more different, in style or substance, than Angela Merkel, the...

  • *Merkel meets Trump for first time on Tuesday in Washington. BERLIN, March 12- She is controlled and cautious, a physicist from East Germany who takes her time making decisions and has never relished the attention that comes from being Europe's most powerful leader. It is hard to imagine two leaders more different, in style or substance, than Angela Merkel, the...

  • *Merkel meets Trump for first time on Tuesday in Washington. BERLIN, March 12- She is controlled and cautious, a physicist from East Germany who takes her time making decisions and has never relished the attention that comes from being Europe's most powerful leader. It is hard to imagine two leaders more different, in style or substance, than Angela Merkel, the...

  • *Merkel meets Trump for first time on Tuesday in Washington. BERLIN, March 12- She is controlled and cautious, a physicist from East Germany who takes her time making decisions and has never relished the attention that comes from being Europe's most powerful leader. It is hard to imagine two leaders more different, in style or substance, than Angela Merkel, the...

  • *Largest energy project in Israel's history. TEL AVIV, Feb 23- Developers of the Leviathan natural gas field have approved a $3.75 billion investment in the first phase of the largest energy project in Israel's history, they said on Thursday. Texas- based Noble Energy owns 39.7 percent of Leviathan, while Delek Drilling and Avner Oil Exploration, subsidiaries of...

  • The United States should expect a "strong slap in the face" if it underestimates Iran's defensive capabilities, a commander of the elite Revolutionary Guards says, as Tehran concludes war games. Mexico reacts with anger to what one official calls "hostile" new U.S. immigration guidelines as senior Trump administration envoys begin arriving in Mexico City for...

  • The United States should expect a "strong slap in the face" if it underestimates Iran's defensive capabilities, a commander of the elite Revolutionary Guards says, as Tehran concludes war games. The White House has pushed back the release of a new executive order to replace the directive suspending travel to the United States by citizens of seven mostly Muslim...

  • The United States should expect a "strong slap in the face" if it underestimates Iran's defensive capabilities, a commander of the elite Revolutionary Guards says, as Tehran concludes war games. The White House has pushed back the release of a new executive order to replace the directive suspending travel to the United States by citizens of seven mostly Muslim...