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  • *Signing of $2 bn deal delayed due to corruption probe. JERUSALEM, July 19- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday said he believed that a $2 billion submarine deal with Germany will be signed after a police investigation into corruption allegations in the affair is completed. The German Defence Ministry and Israeli Foreign Ministry have...

  • TEL AVIV, July 5- In the months leading up to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's historic visit to Israel, India signed two arms deals, spending $2.6 billion on Israeli missile defense systems. Yet since Modi arrived on Tuesday, military ties-- for decades the secretive bedrock of India- Israel relations-- have taken a back seat. Under Arab pressure, India kept its...

  • TEL AVIV, July 5- In the months leading up to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's historic visit to Israel, India signed two arms deals, spending $2.6 billion on Israeli missile defense systems. Yet since Modi arrived on Tuesday, military ties-- for decades the secretive bedrock of India- Israel relations-- have taken a back seat. Under Arab pressure, India kept its...

  • Nicolas Blarel from Leiden University says Israel has shown itself to be a strong and stable defense supplier to India, even in times of duress.

  • NEW DELHI/ TEL AVIV, July 3- Narendra Modi begins a first visit to Israel by an Indian prime minister on Tuesday, in a public embrace of a country that he has long admired for its military and technical expertise but which his predecessors kept at arm's length. Netanyahu, hailing what he described as Modi's "historic visit", said on Monday he and the Indian leader have...

  • NEW DELHI/ TEL AVIV, June 30- Narendra Modi is making a first visit to Israel by an Indian prime minister next week, in a public embrace of a country that he has long admired for its military and technical expertise but which his predecessors kept at arm's length. He will hold three days of talks with his Israeli counterpart, Benjamin Netanyahu, to advance sales and...

  • JERUSALEM, June 28- Bezeq Israel Telecom appointed independent director David Granot as interim chairman on Wednesday while the incumbent is being investigated for fraud. The investigation centers on the company's 1 billion shekel acquisition of the remaining stake in its satellite TV unit, YES, from Eurocom Group in 2015.. Elovitch, who controls Bezeq...

  • TEL AVIV, June 21- Israel's markets regulator said on Wednesday that it suspected the chairman of Bezeq Israel Telecom of fraud after it opened an investigation into the country's largest telecom group. The Israel Securities Authority raided the company's offices on Tuesday as part of an investigation into Chairman Shaul Elovitch and other executives over...

  • TEL AVIV, June 21- Tel Aviv Magistrates Court will hear details on Wednesday of an investigation into the chairman of Bezeq Israel Telecom by Israel's securities regulator, the regulator said. Bezeq chairman Shaul Elovitch controls the telecoms company through holding company Eurocom Group. Israel's financial news websites reported that investigators...

  • JERUSALEM, June 20- The Israel Securities Authority said on Tuesday it had opened an investigation into the country's largest telecom group, Bezeq Israel Telecom and its controlling shareholder. Bezeq is controlled by its chairman, Shaul Elovitch, through holding company Eurocom Group, which declined to comment. "A prolonged trading halt is a rather rare...

  • JERUSALEM, June 20- The Israel Securities Authority said on Tuesday it had opened an investigation into the country's largest telecom group, Bezeq Israel Telecom and its controlling shareholder. Trading in Bezeq and its parent companies was halted in Tel Aviv following the announcement. Bezeq is controlled by its chairman, Shaul Elovitch, through holding...

  • Jared Kushner

    Trump's top aides, Jared Kushner and Jason Greenblatt, set to visit Jerusalem and Ramallah to discuss potential next steps for peace talks.

  • JERUSALEM, June 11- Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife Sara won a libel suit on Sunday against an Israeli journalist who claimed that she once kicked her husband out of their car during an argument. A Tel Aviv Magistrate's Court ordered Igal Sarna to pay the couple some $32,500 in damages over what it said was his unproven account in a Facebook post...

  • Prime Minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu greet people during his arrival at James Spriggs Payne Airport in Monrovia, Liberia on June 04, 2017.

    Israel is paying renewed attention to Africa over the last few years with an emphasis on high-tech.

  • JERUSALEM, May 28- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu appointed on Sunday Ayoob Kara, a minister in his Likud party, as communications minister, who will oversee Israel's telecom market as it undergoes significant reforms. Netanyahu kept the communications portfolio for himself after re-election in 2015, but shortly after gave up much of the job's...

  • President Donald Trump prepares to leave a note at the Western Wall in Jerusalem May 22, 2017.

    Trump's ties to Russia could jeopardize his peace plan with Israel and Palestine, Vanity Fair reports.

  • Iran is the real threat in Middle East: George Mitchell

    Former Senate Majority Leader George Mitchell, "A Path to Peace" author, talks about the long history of conflict among Arab countries in the Middle East, and explains why it is in both Israel and Palestine's interest to work towards peace.

  • Trump's Middle East peace efforts 'positive': George Mitchell

    Former Senate Majority Leader George Mitchell, "A Path to Peace" author, provides insight to opportunities for peace in the Middle East. The Israeli-Palestinian conflict should not be seen in isolation from the region around it, says Mitchell.

  • President Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu shake hands after Trump's address at the Israel Museum in Jerusalem May 23, 2017.

    Trump told the Israeli crowd that he was certain that the elusive deal is within reach, NBC News reports.

  • Trump:  Making peace will not be easy

    President Trump delivers remarks at the Israel Museum in Jerusalem about building peace in the Middle East.