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*Israel helped India in shift to micro-irrigation. Since Modi came to power in May, ties between Israel and India have been in overdrive, with the two signing a series of defence and technology deals that have underscored their burgeoning commercial and political relationship. In October, India closed a $520 million deal to buy Israeli anti-tank missiles.
*Tensions high in Jerusalem over contested holy site. *Early elections widely expected in Israel. That cautious approach has harmed Israel's ties with Jordan, which oversees the holy site- known to Muslims as Noble Sanctuary and Jews as Temple Mount- prompting Amman to withdraw its ambassador for the first time since a 1994 peace treaty.
Israeli tank shells took out Gaza's largest power source, reports NBC's Martin Fletcher, with the latest detail on the growing crisis.
CNBC's John Harwood provides insight to Israel's ground assault into Gaza.
Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu has instructed the country's military to launch a ground offensive in Gaza, his office said.
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.
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.