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Israel dramatically escalated its aerial assault in Gaza overnight, targeting hundreds of Hamas rocket launching sites and underground tunnels. Harvard Law Professor Alan Dershowitz, provides insight to the effectiveness of the Iron Dome, and the intensifying crisis there.
The 15- member body will meet at 10 a.m. on Thursday to discuss the violence that is building up to the most serious hostilities between Israel and Hamas militants in Gaza since an eight-day war in 2012..
*Gaza rockets hit deeper inside Israel. GAZA/ JERUSALEM, July 9- Israeli air strikes shook Gaza every few minutes on Wednesday, and militants kept up rocket fire at Israel's heartland in intensifying warfare that Palestinian officials said has killed at least 37 people in the Hamas- dominated enclave.
A deal made with Israel could help alleviate California's serious drought problem.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visited California last week to seal a deal to help with the state's drought problem. CNBC's Josh Lipton explains irrigation technology.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Friday important gaps needed to be bridged in high-stakes talks with Iran on curbing its nuclear program.
Here's a look at what is happening in Cairo, how America is involved and what it means for the U.S. relationship with Israel and U.S. security.
Outgoing Bank of Israel Governor Stanley Fischer's influence extends far beyond the halls of power in Jerusalem and Tel Aviv's financial district.
Israeli President Shimon Peres called for the establishment of an Palestinian state, in an exclusive interview with CNBC on Tuesday.
Ziad Asali, President & Founder at American Task Force on Palestine says Obama and Netanyahu will seek to strike a balance between their countries' interests and values.
CNBC's Tyler Mathisen reports according to the exit polls, Benjamin Netanyahu has won 31 seats in Israel's 120-seat legislature.
BEIJING- Potentially sinister threats to China's ruling Communist Party sit unnoticed in cages perched on a rooftop above a small alleyway in southwestern Beijing.
GREEN BAY, Wisconsin- President Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney were back on the attack on Thursday, breaking a storm-induced campaign truce to hit the road and pound home their closing messages in the final stretch of a tight battle for the White House.
JERUSALEM/ WINNIPEG, Manitoba, Oct 31- Potash Corp, the world's No. 1 fertilizer producer, is ramping up efforts to buy Israel Chemicals Ltd so it can shore up its leverage with China and India, top consuming countries that are expected to drive much of the industry's growth.
JERUSALEM, Oct 31- Potash Corp, the world's No. 1 fertilizer maker, is ramping up efforts to buy Israel Chemicals Ltd, appealing directly to Israel's prime minister to back a deal that would rank as the largest foreign takeover of an Israeli company.
*ICL, Israel Corp shares jump. JERUSALEM, Oct 31- Potash Corp, the world's largest fertiliser maker, is ramping up efforts to acquire smaller rival Israel Chemicals and has appealed directly to Israel's prime minister to back a deal.
JERUSALEM, Oct 31- Potash Corp, the world's largest fertiliser maker, is in talks with Israel's government about merging with its smaller rival Israel Chemicals, ICL's parent company said. Conglomerate Israel Corp owns 52.3 percent of ICL.
JERUSALEM-- Israel's prime minister vowed Tuesday to continue building in a contested Jerusalem district, just days after European Union criticism of Jewish housing there. Netanyahu said Jerusalem is " Israel's eternal capital" during the visit to Gilo and said Israel has every right to build there.
JERUSALEM-- Israel officially opened its election season on Monday as parliament dissolved itself and scheduled a vote for January, plunging the country into a vicious, three-month political campaign. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu boasted of his achievements, while the opposition heckled and insulted him mercilessly.
WASHINGTON-- Anyone who paid attention to a hearing in Congress this week knew that the administration had been implored to beef up security at the U.S. Consulate in Libya before the deadly terrorist attack there. But in the vice presidential debate Thursday night, Joe Biden seemed unaware.