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  • JERUSALEM, April 11- Israel is to start collecting value added tax and income taxes from foreign companies that do substantial business over the Internet in Israel. Under new guidelines issued by the Israel Tax Authority on Monday, foreign companies that operate websites and sell various services such as advertising and brokerage will be subject to 17...

  • This start-up wants to protect connected cars

    Israeli start-up Karamba Security is working on a security system to secure connected vehicles.

  • A trader works at the Israeli stock exchange.

    Tech and cyber-security know-how, startup spirit, VC funds and even the climate make Israel a bit like the Bay Area, says Richard Beales.

  • Silicon Valley gets direct flight to Israel

    The Silicon Valley-Israel technology connection has been building for decades, and now it’s possible to get a direct flight from San Francisco to Tel Aviv.

  • United flying direct from San Fancisco to Tel Aviv

    United Airlines 954 is the first non-stop flight from San Francisco to Tel Aviv's Ben Gurion airport.

  • Eiffel Tower and apartments

    Millionaires are leaving Europe because of rising religious tension and concerns about the sluggish economy, a wealth analysis expert said.

  • Cellebrite, the Israeli company that may have helped the FBI hack a terrorist's iPhone, may have used their Universal Forensic Extraction Device to do the job.

  • *Israel focuses attention on cannabis research. *Investment in Israel expected to double in 2016. TEL AVIV, March 29- Already a pioneer in high-tech and cutting-edge agriculture, Israel is starting to attract American companies looking to bring medical marijuana know-how to a booming market back home.

  • Donald Trump said that if elected, he might halt oil purchases from Saudi Arabia and other Arab allies unless they commit troops to fight Islamic State. The New York Times reports.

  • TOKYO, March 27- A laggard in embracing the' fintech', or financial technology, revolution, Japan is set to ease investment restrictions that could free up the flow of capital in an economy sitting on an estimated $9 trillion in individuals' cash deposits. Strict regulation, easy access to credit due to rock-bottom interest rates, and weak demand for innovative...

  • TOKYO, March 27- A laggard in embracing the' fintech', or financial technology, revolution, Japan is set to ease investment restrictions that could free up the flow of capital in an economy sitting on an estimated $9 trillion in individuals' cash deposits. Strict regulation, easy access to credit due to rock-bottom interest rates, and weak demand for innovative...

  • *Ingredients easily obtained in Brussels hardware stores. BRUSSELS, March 25- An empty apartment block on a quiet street turned out to be the perfect place for the three suspected Brussels attackers to prepare the home-made nail bombs used in Tuesday's airport and metro attacks that killed at least 31 people. Their choice of low-cost explosives-- among...

  • NEW YORK, March 25- Travelers passing through New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport this week witnessed a show of force following the Brussels airport attack: U.S. Army soldiers in khaki camouflage bearing assault rifles, police officers in black bullet-proof vests and private security guards directing traffic in neon-yellow vests.

  • BERLIN/ SYDNEY, March 23- Several countries have tightened or reviewed airport security following twin explosions at Brussels Airport, as Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on Wednesday blamed Europe's porous borders and lax security for the attack. Islamic State claimed responsibility for the bomb attacks in the departure hall of Zaventem...

  • BERLIN/ SYDNEY, March 23- Several countries have tightened or reviewed airport security following twin explosions at Brussels Airport, as Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on Wednesday blamed Europe's porous borders and lax security for the attack. Islamic State claimed responsibility for the bomb attacks in the departure hall of Zaventem...

  • BERLIN/ PARIS, March 22- Twin explosions in the departure hall of Brussels Airport prompted several countries worldwide to review or tighten airport security on Tuesday and raised questions about how soon passengers should be screened when entering terminals. Authorities responded by stepping up the number of police on patrol at airports in London, Paris...

  • Jerusalem Mayor: You have to be on the offensive

    Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat speaks about the Brussels attacks and urges global action against terror.

  • BERLIN, March 22- Two explosions in the departure hall of Brussels Airport on Tuesday prompted other countries to tighten airport security and raised questions about how soon passengers should be screened when entering terminals. Fourteen people were killed at Zaventem airport and a bomb attack on the Brussels metro system killed 20 others, public...

  • Vice President Joe Biden called on Israel's government on Sunday to demonstrate its commitment to a two-state solution to end the conflict with the Palestinians and said settlement expansion is weakening prospects for peace. "Israel's government's steady and systematic process of expanding settlements, legalizing outposts, seizing land, is eroding in my...

  • *Israel defence ministry declines comment on seizure report. JERUSALEM, March 15- Israel has appropriated large tracts of land in the occupied West Bank near the Dead Sea and the Palestinian city of Jericho, Israeli Army Radio said on Tuesday. Israel's Peace Now movement, which tracks and opposes Israeli settlement in territory captured in a 1967 war, said the...