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President Meets with Peres, Netanyahu and Lieberman during official visit to Israel NICOSIA, Cyprus, March 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- During his official visit to Israel on March 13-14, President Christofias described Israel as one of Cyprus' "most important strategic partners" while President Shimon Peres spoke of the tremendous scope for cooperation, as "there is a treasure to develop - natural gas." The two countries have recently signed and ratified an agreement on the...
Israeli-Palestinian trade grew steadily last year despite the global economic crisis, hitting $5 billion, Israeli tax authority officials said. The figures were presented by the Customs Administration of Israel's tax authority at a conference for Palestinian businessman at the international Allenby Bridge border crossing terminal between Israel and Jordan, Globes, an Israeli business news Web site, said Wednesday. The figures include approximately $3.6 billion in domestic trade and $1.1...
Women have the power to influence and change society, Israeli Deputy Foreign Minister Danny Ayalon said at a seminar for Israeli and Palestinian businesswomen. Wednesday's Women Making Business seminar in Tel Aviv, organized by Israel's National Agency for International Cooperation and The Israel-Palestinian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, offered training in entrepreneurship, a statement issued by Ayalon's office said.
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Text of report in English by Turkish semi-official news agency Anatolia Istanbul, 14 September: Chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff Admiral Michael Mullen has come to Istanbul. Admiral Mullen will be received by Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan later in the day.
Text of report by Israeli public radio station Voice of Israel Network B on 21 August Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni said that Israel's indirect negotiations with Syria grant Syria legitimacy while it continues to support terrorist organizations.
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad arrived Thursday in Istanbul for his first visit to Turkey as president of Iran. During a meeting, Ahmadinejad and his Turkish counterpart, Abdullah Gul, failed to agree on the details of a proposed pipeline to carry natural gas from Iran to Turkey, Hurriyet reported.
Text of report in English by Turkish news agency Anatolia Istanbul, 28 June: "Turkey Energy Forum" will take place in Istanbul between 1 and 3 July. The forum will take place under the themes of "Great Innovation in Energy for Sustainable Life" and "New Regional Power in Energy: Turkey".
By Jim Wolf WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Bush said on Saturday the release of a captured Israeli soldier should be the first step in ending a crisis in the Gaza Strip that has pushed Israeli-Palestinian ties to new lows. "The initial goal should be freeing the Israeli soldier.
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