Monthly Archives: October 2018

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Multiple companies to bid in tender process for new turbines for Israeli power plant

By | 2018-10-31T23:58:50+00:00 October 31st, 2018|Uncategorized|

The tender, to build the natural-gas based power plants, is worth an estimated $650 million. Siemens, GE and Mitsubishi have all stated that they are interested in bidding

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Tech in Brief: Japanese insurance firm Sompo to invest in Israeli startups

By | 2018-10-31T22:16:39+00:00 October 31st, 2018|Uncategorized|

Israel’s Shavit Capital says it has completed a $100 million funding round to invest in technology companies before they go public

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Netanyahu: I support LBGT surrogacy but coalition cannot pass such legislation

By | 2018-10-31T22:14:51+00:00 October 31st, 2018|Israel|

Netanyahu was forced to participate in a debate over a recently adopted surrogacy law after lawmakers gathered a requisite 40 signatures for him to do so

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With or without Israel’s help, foiled Iran terror plot puts Europe in a nuclear bind

By | 2018-10-31T21:45:30+00:00 October 31st, 2018|Middle East|

Allegedly exposing the planned attack in Denmark plays into Israel's hands. Now Europe must decide whether it’s worth separating the war on terror from the importance of the nuclear agreement

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Beit Shemesh elections show limit of haredi rabbinic power

By | 2018-10-31T20:38:19+00:00 October 31st, 2018|Israel|

The mayoral election in the city is, at press time, very delicately balanced between incumbent haredi mayor Moshe Abutbul (Shas) and his religious-Zionist challenger Aliza Bloch.

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UN chief names next Syria envoy: Norwegian diplomat Geir Pedersen

By | 2018-10-31T20:25:49+00:00 October 31st, 2018|Middle East|

Pedersen will succeed Staffan de Mistura, who announced earlier this month he was stepping down at the end of November after more than four years for family reasons

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Meet the Chilestinians, the largest Palestinian community outside the Middle East

By | 2018-10-31T20:20:44+00:00 October 31st, 2018|Middle East|

They maintain good relations with the Jews, are reluctant to visit Israel and Palestine, but identify with their brethren in the territories. Hundreds of thousands of Palestinians live in Chile - we spoke to some of them

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The war horrors, lawfare pitfalls of the next expected Hezbollah conflict

By | 2018-10-31T20:18:15+00:00 October 31st, 2018|Israel|

The report describes three phenomena which will make the next conflict profoundly worse than recent wars Israel has fought.

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