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  • MUNICH, April 27- Joachim Wenning admitted he would not be to everyone's liking long before taking the helm of Germany's Munich Re. While shareholders praised von Bomhard for navigating the global financial crisis, low interest rates and declining reinsurance prices have eroded profit in recent years. "I'm glad that Mr Wenning has already agreed to take this on...

  • WEST DES MOINES, Iowa _ West Bancorp Inc. on Thursday reported first-quarter earnings of $6.1 million. West Bancorp shares have dropped almost 3 percent since the beginning of the year. Keywords: West Bancorp, Earnings Report.

  • A photo taken from the rebel-held town of Douma shows flames rising in the distance which are believed to be coming from Damascus International Airport following an explosion early in the morning of April 27, 2017.

    Israel struck an arms supply hub operated by the Lebanese group Hezbollah near Damascus airport, Syrian intelligence sources said.

  • TEL AVIV, Israel _ Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. on Thursday reported first-quarter net income of $182.6 million. The average estimate of 15 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1.18 per share. Ten analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $432 million.

  • JERUSALEM— Israel says it has repelled a large cyberattack on government offices and private citizens. The Haaretz daily said Israel believes the attack was directed by a foreign country with a group of hackers. Israel established the national cyber bureau several years ago to coordinate its defense against attacks on its infrastructure and networks.

  • TEL AVIV, April 25- The new head of Israel's stock exchange called on the government to lower the country's capital gains tax from the present 25 percent, to encourage more investment from the public. "We think 25 percent for private investors is too high," Itai Ben-Zeev, the chief executive of the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange, told Reuters after a news conference on...

  • TEL AVIV, Israel _ Radware Ltd. on Tuesday reported a loss of $4.1 million in its first quarter. The average estimate of six analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 1 cent per share. Radware shares have climbed nearly 6 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • *North Korea detains third U.S. citizen. SEOUL/ WASHINGTON, April 23- North Korea said on Sunday it was ready to sink a U.S. aircraft carrier to demonstrate its military might, in the latest sign of rising tension as U.S. President Donald Trump prepared to call the leaders of China and Japan.

  • *North Korea detains third U.S. citizen. SEOUL, April 23- North Korea said on Sunday it was ready to sink a U.S. aircraft carrier to demonstrate its military might, as two Japanese navy ships joined a U.S. carrier group for exercises in the western Pacific. President Donald Trump ordered the USS Carl Vinson carrier strike group to sail to waters off the Korean...

  • *North Korea detains third U.S. citizen. SEOUL, April 23- North Korea said on Sunday it was ready to sink a U.S. aircraft carrier to demonstrate its military might, as two Japanese navy ships joined a U.S. carrier group for exercises in the western Pacific. President Donald Trump ordered the USS Carl Vinson carrier strike group to sail to waters off the Korean...

  • *North Korea detains third U.S. citizen. SEOUL, April 23- North Korea said on Sunday it was ready to sink a U.S. aircraft carrier to demonstrate its military might, as two Japanese navy ships joined a U.S. carrier group for exercises in the western Pacific. President Donald Trump ordered the USS Carl Vinson carrier strike group to sail to waters off the Korean...

  • *North Korea detains third U.S. citizen. SEOUL, April 23- North Korea said on Sunday it was ready to sink a U.S. aircraft carrier to demonstrate its military might, as two Japanese navy ships joined a U.S. carrier group for exercises in the western Pacific. President Donald Trump ordered the USS Carl Vinson carrier strike group to sail to waters off the Korean...

  • *North Korea detains third U.S. citizen. SEOUL, April 23- North Korea said on Sunday it was ready to sink a U.S. aircraft carrier to demonstrate its military might, as two Japanese navy ships joined a U.S. carrier group for exercises in the western Pacific. President Donald Trump ordered the USS Carl Vinson carrier strike group to sail to waters off the Korean...

  • Israel's largest gas field

    Liran Lublin, Israel Brokerage & Investment, says gas production from the Leviathan gas field could start in early 2020.

  • The SEC on Thursday said it won a court order freezing assets of Lawrence Cluff and Roger Shaoul, both of Richmond, after they generated more than $925,000 of gains on Mobileye shares and call options purchased in the month-and-a-half before the March 13 merger was announced. The SEC filed civil charges against Cluff and Shaoul nearly two weeks after charging...

  • WASHINGTON, April 3- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to consider reviving litigation seeking to hold Arab Bank Plc financially liable for militant attacks in Israel and the Palestinian territories that accused the Jordan- based bank of being the "paymaster" to militant groups. The plaintiffs accused Arab Bank under a U.S. law called the Alien Tort Statute...

  • TEL AVIV, April 3- European and Israeli governments gave their support on Monday to moving forward with a Mediterranean pipeline project to carry natural gas from Israel to Europe, setting a target date of 2025 for completion. The planned 2,000 km pipeline aims to link gas fields off the coasts of Israel and Cyprus with Greece and possibly Italy, at a cost of up to 6...

  • TEL AVIV, April 3- European and Israeli governments gave their support on Monday to moving forward with a Mediterranean pipeline project to carry natural gas from Israel to Europe, setting a target date of 2025 for completion. The planned 2,000 km pipeline aims to link gas fields off the coasts of Israel and Cyprus with Greece and possibly Italy, at a cost of up to 6...

  • TEL AVIV, April 3- European and Israeli governments gave their support on Monday to moving forward with a Mediterranean pipeline project to carry natural gas from Israel to Europe, setting a target date of 2025 for completion. The planned 2,000 km pipeline aims to link gas fields off the coasts of Israel and Cyprus with Greece and possibly Italy, at a cost of up to 6...

  • TEL AVIV, April 3- European and Israeli governments gave their support on Monday to moving forward with a Mediterranean pipeline project to carry natural gas from Israel to Europe, setting a target date of 2025 for completion. The planned 2,000 km pipeline aims to link gas fields off the coasts of Israel and Cyprus with Greece and possibly Italy, at a cost of up to 6...