* Central bank says taking steps to make policy more
JERUSALEM Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's Likud party will hold a leadership vote, a Likud challenger said on Sunday, as pressure mounted on the veteran leader to step aside after his indictment on corruption charges. | Video
JERUSALEM With the prospect of a third election in Israel in less than a year, it will be well into 2020 before a new budget is passed, triggering months of cutbacks that will weigh on economic growth.
* Cenbank's staff see key rate at 0.1%-0.25% in 2020
(Adds Bank of Israel governor/analyst comments, shekel
JERUSALEM Israel is significantly increasing the amount of natural gas it plans to export to Egypt under a landmark deal, Israeli energy companies said on Wednesday, sending their shares higher.
JERUSALEM, Oct 2 Israel is significantly
increasing the amount of natural gas it plans to export to Egypt
under a landmark deal, Israeli energy companies said on
Wednesday, sending their shares higher.
JERUSALEM Researchers in Israel say they have reconstructed the skeleton of a pre-historic human from a long-extinct and elusive species using DNA found in the pinky bone of a 13-year-old girl who died 70,000 years ago.
JERUSALEM Whoever emerges as Israel's prime minister after Tuesday's election will need to rein in a growing budget deficit quickly before it hits economic growth.
TEL AVIV Israel's budget deficit, which has swelled to a worrying level in 2019, is on course to expand further as the country heads into its second election this year, two top economic officials said on Monday.
JERUSALEM/BEIRUT Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday that Israel was prepared for any scenario after a cross-border clash with Lebanon's Hezbollah, but neither side seemed eager for another conflict.