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2009-03-03 06:00:00

TEL AVIV, Israel, March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Netafim, the world's leading company in providing smart water solutions for agriculture, through its Peruvian subsidiary, has entered into an EPC agreement with Maple, under which Netafim will provide engineering, procurement and construction of a drip irrigation system and become the exclusive supplier of smart irrigation solutions for Maple's sugar cane project to be constructed and operated in Peru.

2008-08-29 09:00:37

By Kim Sengupta * An arid country, Israel relies on the waters where Jesus sailed to irrigate its farmland and supply its homes.

2008-08-20 12:00:39

By DAVID BRINN For Zehava Ben, it's always been the most natural thing in the world. "I grew up listening to Arabic music - it was part of my life from an early age," the famed Mizrahi singer told The Jerusalem Post last week.

2008-08-19 12:00:35

By DANIEL GAVRON There is an element of time travel in attending the Upper Galilee chamber music festival in Kfar Blum, which ended last week. It feels as if it were taking place in a country that, for the most part, no longer exists.

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2008-06-18 06:10:00

The healing and therapeutic powers of the Dead Sea's mineral-rich water, combined with the dry and highly oxygenated air, heat, lack of pollution and low atmospheric pressure make this place tops in health tourism.

2008-04-02 16:58:54

Dr. Oded Lipschits, from Tel Aviv University’s Department of Archaeology, directs Ramat Rachel, an archaeological dig two miles from the Old City of Jerusalem. Until now archaeologists believed the site was a palace of an ancient Judean king, probably King Hezekiah, who built it around 700 BCE.

2006-08-23 02:20:00

By Corinne Heller RAMAT RACHEL, Israel (Reuters) - Archaeologists in Israel have unearthed an ancient water system which was modified by the conquering Persians to turn the desert into a paradise.

2006-08-06 08:05:27

By Yehuda Peretz KFAR GILADI, Israel (Reuters) - Ten Israeli soldiers were killed when a Hizbollah rocket landed in a group of reservists in northern Israel on Sunday, the guerrilla group's deadliest single missile strike of the Lebanon war.

2006-06-22 06:23:38

By Nidal al-Mughrabi GAZA (Reuters) - The ruling Palestinian militant group Hamas urged European monitors to reopen Gaza's main international gateway after it remained shut on Thursday in the wake of Israeli security concerns.


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  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.