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Israeli authorities said Wednesday that the pursuit of a gang of grave robbers has led to the discovery of an ancient church outside Jerusalem that may contain the burial place of the biblical prophet Zechariah.
RAMAT GAN, Israel, October 19 /PRNewswire/ -- On October 13, 2009 an international delegation of leaders from the diamond world held an historic meeting with the President of Panama, Ricardo Martinelli The meeting was attended by Israel Diamond Institute Group of Companies (IDI) Managing Director Eli Avidar, Israeli Ambassador to Panama Yoad Magen, the Chairman of the World Diamond Council (WDC) Eli Izhakoff, and the President of the Diamond Dealers Club of New York (NYDDC) Moshe Mosbacher,...
Pop star Madonna is in Israel with a schedule that includes two concerts and visits with Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and opposition leader Tzipi Livni. Hours after her arrival, Madonna visited the Western Wall and its ancient tunnel, officials said Monday. The 51-year-old singer will perform concerts at Tel Aviv's Hayarkon Park Tuesday and Wednesday as part of her Sticky and Sweet Tour. Madonna planned to meet with Livni and her husband for dinner Monday night and with Netanyahu...
The Dead Sea has reached the next stage in the international competition grading the Seven Natural Wonders of the World, Israeli tourism officials said.
RAMAT GAN, Israel, June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- The Israeli Diamond Industry, one of the major stakeholders of Israel's economy, has found a unique way to deal with the global economic meltdown.
World News IN BRIEF *JERUSALEM The Israeli Prime Minister, Ehud Olmert, handed his resignation to President Shimon Peres but he could stay in office for weeks or months until a new government is formed.
Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert submitted his resignation Sunday, opening the door for Foreign Minister Tzipi Livini to take over the office.