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Palestinian contractors poised for riches from Israeli tech firm's takeover

17 Jun 2019

RAWABI, West Bank/TEL AVIV Palestinian engineers working for Israeli chip designer Mellanox Technologies are poised to share a $3.5 million payout when the company's takeover by U.S. chip supplier Nvidia Corp is completed.

Major world financial bodies plan to be at U.S.-led Palestinian conference

05 Jun 2019

JERUSALEM Global financial bodies including the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank plan to be present at a U.S.-led conference on the Palestinian economy this month that the Trump administration has cast as an overture to its peace plan.

IMF expects global financial turnout at U.S.-led Palestinian conference

05 Jun 2019

* Palestinians to skip June 25-26 meeting, seeing pro-Israel bias

Palestinian business leaders to boycott U.S. economic conference

21 May 2019

RAMALLAH/GAZA Palestinian business leaders on Tuesday rebuffed U.S. plans for an economic conference in Bahrain that has become the spearhead of President Donald Trump's Middle East peace plan.

Netherlands wins Eurovision contest; Madonna flag display causes stir

19 May 2019

TEL AVIV The Netherlands won the 64th Eurovision Song Contest in Israel on Sunday in a songfest that passed off without serious incident, despite calls by pro-Palestinian groups to boycott the event. | Video

On Eurovision final day, Israelis cheer as Palestinians protest

18 May 2019

TEL AVIV As singers made last-minute preparations for the Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv on Saturday, Israeli police threw a high-security cordon around the venue to head off attacks, or protests by boycotters who have urged fans to shun the event. | Video

In Tel Aviv, Eurovision songfest braces for pro-Palestinian boycott protests

03 May 2019

TEL AVIV As 'Eurovision Song Contest 2019' banners go up across Tel Aviv, behind the glitz of the songfest is the latest manifestation of a bitter row between Israel and an international pro-Palestinian boycott movement.

As Trump team prepares Mideast plan, Palestinians face financial crisis

01 May 2019

RAMALLAH, West Bank Israel and the United States are putting the financial squeeze on the Palestinian Authority, where opposition to a long-awaited U.S. peace plan and anger over Israeli sanctions remain strong.

Trump Mideast plan, bribery charges to dominate Netanyahu's record term

11 Apr 2019

MAALE ADUMIM, West Bank Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's record fifth term is likely to be dominated by corruption allegations, scrutiny of his election promises and the unveiling of U.S. President Donald Trump's long-awaited Middle East plan.

Netanyahu falls behind in Israel polls but still holds path to stay in power

05 Apr 2019

JERUSALEM Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has fallen behind his main challenger in opinion polls ahead of next week's Israeli election but still has an easier path to form a government that would keep him in power for a record fifth term. | Video

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