2nd May 2018
The White House said on Monday that information released by Israel on Iran’s nuclear program provides “new and compelling details” about Tehran’s efforts to develop “missile-deliverable nuclear weapons.” “These facts are consistent with what the United States has long known: Iran had a robust, clandestine nuclear weapons program that it has… Read More
1st May 2018
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday stepped up pressure on the United States to pull out of a 2015 nuclear deal with Iran, presenting what he called evidence of a secret Iranian nuclear weapons program in a primetime address on Israeli TV. Intelligence experts and diplomats said he did… Read More
11th March 2018
The Bank of Israel said on Thursday it signed an agreement to strengthen cooperation with the New York State Department of Financial Services that includes the exchange of information and assistance on supervisory matters. They will also cooperate and share information in the event of suspicions of money laundering or… Read More
18th February 2018
Israel’s PM Benjamin Netanyahu has hit back after police said he should be charged over alleged bribery cases. He called the allegations “baseless” and said he was certain the truth would be revealed. His government is “stable”, he has insisted, despite criticism from a key member of his coalition. A… Read More
29th December 2017
Israel’s parliament ratified on Thursday a law barring police investigators from going public with their findings, in what opposition lawmakers saw as a bid to soften scrutiny of corruption probes against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. The so-called Recommendations Bill, approved in the final reading by a vote of 59-to-54, prevents… Read More
26th December 2017
Israel’s markets regulator will propose regulation to ban companies based on bitcoin and other digital currencies from trading on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange, he said on Monday. Shmuel Hauser, the chairman of the Israel Securities Authority (ISA), told the Calcalist business conference he will bring the proposal to the… Read More
11th December 2017
9 December 2017 REUTERS Arab foreign ministers late on Saturday urged the United States to abandon its decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, saying the move would increase violence throughout the region. The announcement by President Donald Trump on Wednesday was a “dangerous violation of international law”, had no… Read More
1st September 2017
The United Nations’s nuclear watchdog has reported that Iran is staying within the main limits set down in a 2015 multilateral agreement that Donald Trump has insisted Tehran is violating. The International Atomic Energy Agency said that Iran’s stockpile of low-enriched uranium is 88.4 kg (about 195 pounds), less than… Read More
14th August 2017
Billionaire is prime suspect in scheme involving use of fake documents in real estate deals abroad, police say; four others also raided, including former top banking official. The Police National Fraud Unit on Monday detained Israeli diamond mogul Beny Steinmetz and four others for questioning in a money-laundering investigation… Read More
10th August 2017
Israel state prosecutors filed on Tuesday indictments for various corruption charges against 10 public officials linked to the far-right Yisrael Beytenu (Israel is Our Home) political party, Israeli media reported. The indictments are the result of a two-year-long investigation known as Case 242, and have been described by the Justice… Read More