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Israel approves US congresswoman's visit to West Bank

Israel says Rashida Tlaib, who is of Palestinian origin, can now visit her family in the West Bank. She and fellow Democrat Ilhan Omar faced entry bans over their criticism of the Jewish-majority state....

Israel approves US congresswoman's visit to West Bank

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Boston Approves Application for Straight Pride Parade Advocates for what they call America’s “oppressed majority” — heterosexuals — will march in Boston on Aug. 31. They said the parade is not anti-L.G.B...
13:32 2019-06-27

US Congress Approves $4.6 Billion In Emergency Border Funding US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday bowed to pressure from President Donald Trump's Republicans as Congress approved $4.6 billion in emergency ...
21:32 2019-06-27

Virginia Beach approves independent investigation into shooting The Virginia Beach city council voted unanimously Tuesday for an independent investigation into a May 31 mass shooting at the city's municipal center...
11:32 2019-07-03

Cabinet Approves Bill Banning Commercial Surrogacy The Cabinet Wednesday approved a bill that bars commercial surrogacy and allows only close relatives to act as surrogates to needy infertile couples ...
15:32 2019-07-03

SEC Approves CBOE Holdings' Proposal To Trade SPXpm CHICAGO, Sept. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has appro...
12:32 2019-05-22

Pope approves miracle for late US Archbishop Sheen Pope Francis has approved a miracle bringing the late American Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen, known for his revolutionary radio and TV preaching, closer...
11:48 2019-07-06

Goa Government Approves Law Amendment To Allow Women In Night Shifts Women activists Saturday welcomed the Goa government's decision to approve an amendment to the Factories Act which will allow deployment of women in ...
23:16 2019-06-29

FDA approves expanded label for Regeneron/Sanofi's Dupixent The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday approved Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc and Sanofi SA's drug Dupixent to treat nasal polyps, markin...
11:16 2019-06-28

US Approves Possible $8 Billion Fighter Jet Sale To Taiwan: Pentagon The US State Department has approved a possible $8 billion sale of F-16 fighter jets to Taiwan, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency said on Tuesd...
20:32 2019-08-20

Lok Sabha Approves Bill For Amending Motor Vehicle Law Lok Sabha on Tuesday gave its nod to a bill which seeks to weed out corruption, improve road safety and usher in use of technology to regulate traffi...
04:32 2019-07-24

City Council approves climate-controlled ‘pet harbors’ The City Council threw dog owners a bone on Tuesday by passing a bill requiring the de Blasio administration to establish a program allowing for the ...
00:48 2019-07-24

IMF Approves USD 6 billion Loan For Pakistan With Tough Conditions The IMF has approved a three-year USD 6 billion loan for cash-strapped Pakistan with tough conditions to address its balance of payment crisis and he...
20:32 2019-07-04

Shares in big banks climb as Fed approves capital plans Shares in the S&P 500 bank index rose about 2% on Friday after the U.S. Federal Reserve approved the capital plans of the biggest U.S. banks, giving...
17:48 2019-06-28

Led not into temptation: pope approves change to Lord's Prayer New wording for Catholics asks God not to ‘let us fall into temptation’Pope Francis has approved changes to the wording of the Lord’s Prayer. Instead...
11:48 2019-06-06

Hong Kong Approves Over $900,000 For Cyclone-Hit Odisha: Report The Hong Kong government has approved over $900,000 for relief and rehabilitation work in cyclone-hit Odisha that could benefit around 45,100 victims...
05:00 2019-07-06

Pakistan army chief approves sentences for 3 for espionage Pakistan's military says the country's army chief has approved death sentences for a retired brigadier general and a private physician after they wer...
12:48 2019-05-30

Tunisia electoral commission approves 26 presidential candidates Tunisia's electoral commission said on Wednesday it had approved 26 candidates including two women for next month's presidential election and had rej...
11:32 2019-08-14

UP Approves Rs 894 Crore For Resettlement Of Displaced For Jewar Airport The Uttar Pradesh cabinet on Tuesday approved a proposed bid document for Jewar Airport in Noida and sanctioned Rs 894 crore for the resettlement and...
13:48 2019-05-28

French court approves extradition of Iranian engineer to U.S. A French court approved the extradition of an Iranian engineer to the United States to face charges of attempting to illegally import U.S. technology...
13:16 2019-05-23

FDA approves drug for loss of female sexual desire The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved Palatin Technologies Inc and Amag Pharmaceuticals Inc's drug to restore sexual desire in pre...
17:48 2019-06-21

BS Yediyurappa Approves Rs 480-Crore Aerospace Manufacturing Unit Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa has given approval to US-based Goodrich Aerospace Service Pvt Ltd to set up a manufacturing unit with an inve...
14:16 2019-08-03

FDA approves drug for loss of sexual desire in women The U.S. drug regulator on Friday approved Palatin Technologies and Amag Pharmaceuticals' drug to restore sexual desire in premenopausal women, the l...
19:32 2019-06-21

FDA approves ‘female Viagra,’ could tap potential $1 billion market Vyleesi, chemically known as bremelanotide, activates pathways in the brain involved in sexual desire, helping premenopausal women with hypoactive se...
04:48 2019-06-22

US Approves Potential $2.2 Billion Weapons Sale To Taiwan The US State Department has approved the potential sale to Taiwan of $2.2 billion in arms, including Abrams tanks and Stinger missiles, the Pentagon ...
07:16 2019-07-09

Texas approves $3 billion in flood control after Harvey AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Nearly two years after Hurricane Harvey battered Houston and the Texas coast, state lawmakers approved setting aside more than $...
19:32 2019-05-22

U.S. FDA approves TB Alliance's treatment for drug-resistant tuberculosis The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved TB Alliance's treatment for drug-resistant tuberculosis as part of a three-drug combination regime...
13:32 2019-08-14

UK Approves US Request For Julian Assange's Extradition: Report The US is seeking WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's extradition on charges of violating the Espionage Act and conspiring to hack into a classified g...
11:16 2019-06-13

Centre Approves Development Projects Worth Rs 1,232 Crore For Northeast The Centre has sanctioned 49 development projects worth Rs 1,232 crore for the Northeastern region in the first 50 days of the Modi government, DoNER...
10:32 2019-08-01

EU approves Sanofi, Regeneron's Dupixent for adolescent eczema cases The Dupixent product developed by French healthcare company Sanofi and its U.S. partner Regeneron has won regulatory approval in Europe for moderate-...
10:48 2019-08-06

FDA approves Lilly's migraine drug as first ever cluster headache treatment Eli Lilly and Co's migraine treatment Emgality on Tuesday became the first drug to gain U.S. approval for decreasing the frequency of episodic cluste...
17:48 2019-06-04

Brazil approves rules for pesticides easing toxicity criteria Brazil's health surveillance agency, Anvisa, approved on Tuesday new rules for pesticides, establishing the risk of death as the sole criteria for cl...
23:00 2019-07-23

Indian commodity exchange approves Steinweg as storage facility Logistics and warehousing firm C.Steinweg has been approved by Multi Commodity Exchange Clearing Corporation (MCXCCL) as a storage facility for its p...
12:48 2019-06-03

Japan Approves Growing Human Organs In Animals For First Time Scientists in Japan will begin trying to grow human organs in animals after receiving government permission for the first study of its kind in the co...
14:32 2019-08-01

U.S. FDA approves Daiichi Sankyo's treatment for rare joint tumor The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Friday approved Daiichi Sankyo Co Ltd's treatment for adult patients with a type of rare, non-cancerou...
15:48 2019-08-02

| Japan approves growing human organs in animals for first time Scientists in Japan will begin trying to grow human organs in animals after receiving government permission for the first study of its kind in the co...
00:32 2019-08-02

Senate approves budget bill that gives nearly $3T, suspends debt ceiling The Senate voted Thursday to pass a major bipartisan spending bill that increases the federal budget and defers the debt ceiling for another two year...
22:16 2019-08-01

Trudeau approves contentious Trans Mountain pipeline expansion Construction to start this year, Canadian prime minister says, despite opposition from environmental and Indigenous groupsCanada’s prime minister Jus...
01:16 2019-06-19

House approves $19.1B disaster aid bill blocked three times by Republicans The House of Representatives approved a $19.1 disaster relief bill Monday, sending the measure to President Trump after conservative Republican lawma...
20:48 2019-06-03

House approves loan program for troubled pension plans The House voted 264-169 on Wednesday to pass legislation that would create a new Treasury Department agency to provide taxpayer-backed loans to endan...
23:00 2019-07-24

House approves authority to sue Trump advisers who ignore subpoenas The Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday voted to give lawmakers clear authority to sue Trump administration figures who defy cong...
03:32 2019-06-12

FTC approves settlement with Google over YouTube kids privacy violations The settlement finds that Google inadequately protected kids who used its video-streaming service and improperly collected their data, said two peopl...
20:00 2019-07-19

House approves federal minimum wage hike to $15 an hour Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., holds a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, July 17, 2019. (AP Photo/J. Scott Appl...
13:16 2019-07-18

Tunisia approves law excluding presidential candidate leading in polls Tunisia's parliament passed an amendment to its electoral law on Tuesday that would bar businessman Nabil Karoui, owner of a private TV station criti...
14:48 2019-06-18

Tunisia approves law excluding prominent presidential election candidate Tunisia's parliament on Tuesday passed an amendment to the electoral law that will exclude leading presidential candidate Nabil Karoui from an elect...
12:48 2019-06-18

French Parliament approves Notre Dame restoration bill President Emmanuel Macron succeeded in obtaining a blueprint for Notre Dame's restoration, which could pave the way for his controversial plan to rep...
03:48 2019-07-17

Braskem board approves leniency deal with Brazil's authorities The board of Brazilian petrochemicals producer Braskem SA has approved the signing of leniency deal with Brazil's comptroller general's office and th...
21:48 2019-05-27

US State Department approves possible $2.2 billion arms sale to Taiwan China's Foreign Ministry said last month when the possible sale was first reported that it was seriously concerned about U.S. arms sales to self...
23:32 2019-07-08

The Latest: Oregon House approves progressive climate policy SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The Latest on Oregon’s cap and trade proposal (all times local): 8:30 p.m. The Oregon House has approved an economywide cap-...
00:32 2019-06-18

House panel approves contempt citations against Barr, Ross The U.S. House Oversight Committee voted on Wednesday to approve contempt of Congress citations against Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Se...
21:32 2019-06-12

House panel approves permanent Sept. 11 victims' compensation A U.S. congressional committee on Wednesday unanimously approved legislation to extend the fund compensating first responders to the Sept. 11, 2001, ...
21:32 2019-06-12

House Approves Court Action to Enforce Democrats’ Subpoenas The House voted on Tuesday to authorize its committees to go directly to court to enforce subpoenas that the Trump administration is resisting or ign...
20:32 2019-06-11

Greek president approves Tsipras call for snap election Greece's president accepted a request from Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras to dissolve parliament on Monday, formally triggering a snap election that T...
13:16 2019-06-10

Pakistan Cabinet Approves Flat Tax On Cigarettes, Soft Drinks Pakistan's cabinet has approved a flat tax on all cigarette packets and soft drinks to try to plug a gaping budget deficit and discourage tobacco con...
16:32 2019-06-10

Canada approves a pipeline expansion the day after declaring a ‘climate emergency’ Caught between environmental and economic concerns, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government said it will push ahead with the $5.5 billion Trans Mo...
00:32 2019-06-19

UPDATE 1-FDA approves Celgene's bone marrow cancer treatment The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved Celgene Corp's Inrebic to treat certain rare forms of bone marrow cancer called myelofibrosi...
12:00 2019-08-16

New York financial regulator approves Bakkt trust license The New York State Department of Financial Services announced on Friday that it granted a license to Bakkt Trust Co LLC to operate as a limited liabi...
12:00 2019-08-16

FDA approves 9 generic versions of nerve pain drug Lyrica The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the first generic copies of a popular, pricey pill for nerve pain. The agency on Monday said it ap...
17:32 2019-07-22

Mexican regulator approves construction of Pemex oil refinery, with conditions Mexico's oil industry environmental regulator said on Monday it had approved the construction of a refinery for state oil company Pemex, but imposed ...
21:00 2019-08-12

U.S. House approves authority to sue Trump advisers who ignore subpoenas The Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday voted to give lawmakers clear authority to sue Trump administration figures who defy cong...
18:16 2019-06-11

Centre Approves Increasing Strength Of Supreme Court Judges From 31 To 34 Acting on the request of the chief justice of India, the government on Wednesday decided to increase the number of Supreme Court judges from the pres...
13:16 2019-07-31

FDA approves Humira maker AbbVie's new rheumatoid arthritis drug The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved AbbVie's new treatment for rheumatoid arthritis, a win for the drugmaker seeking to wid...
17:00 2019-08-16

German cabinet approves bill to shoot protected wolves Until 20 years ago, wolves had been wiped out in Germany. The population is growing again. When can farmers shoot them? And how can they be protected...
07:32 2019-05-22

Alabama House approves ‘born alive’ abortion bill MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Alabama House of Representatives has approved legislation to put doctors in prison if they don’t try to save babies...
04:32 2019-05-22

Pennsylvania utilities commission approves T-Mobile-Sprint merger Pennsylvania's Public Utility Commission on Thursday approved T-Mobile US Inc's $26 billion purchase of rival Sprint Corp, bringing the megamerger on...
19:00 2019-05-23

Mexican judge approves recreational cocaine use in ‘historic’ ruling Bailiff, get the yayo. A Mexican judge has granted two people the right to “possess, transport and use” cocaine — recreationally &#...
10:00 2019-08-21

French Senate approves tax as U.S. opens probe into digital levy France's Senate on Thursday gave final approval to a tax on big technology companies, potentially opening a new front in a trade row between Washingt...
07:48 2019-07-11

Trump Approves Modest Increase of About 1,500 Troops in the Middle East President Trump decided to deploy about 1,500 additional American troops to the Middle East to provide protection for American service members alread...
12:16 2019-05-24

Parliament Approves Indian Medical Council (Amendment) Bill Parliament on Thursday approved a bill that supercedes the Medical Council of India for two years till September 2020, with the Rajya Sabha passing t...
15:32 2019-07-04

Iran says no talks with U.S. until sanctions lifted and supreme leader approves Iran's intelligence minister has said Tehran and Washington could hold talks only if the United States ended its sanctions and Iran's top authority, ...
08:48 2019-07-04

Phoenix suburb approves tax breaks for Google data center PHOENIX (AP) — A Phoenix suburb has agreed to give Google a property tax break of $16 million over 25 years for it to bring a data center to the city...
23:48 2019-07-02

FDA approves drug for loss of sexual desire in premenopausal women The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved Palatin Technologies Inc and Amag Pharmaceuticals Inc's drug to restore sexual desire in pre...
18:16 2019-06-21

FIFA approves expansion of Women's World Cup to 32 teams in 2023 "FIFA has approved the expansion of the Women\u0027s World Cup from the existing 24 teams to 32 for the 2023 edition and reopened the bidding process...
15:16 2019-07-31

North Korea’s Kim Jong Un approves of recent weapons tests The launches were North Korea's sixth round of tests since late July that experts say would expand its ability to strike targets throughout South Kor...
09:48 2019-08-17

French Senate approves tax as U.S. opens digital levy probe France's Senate gave final approval to a tax on big technology companies on Thursday, potentially opening up a new front in a trade row between Washi...
09:48 2019-07-11

Sri Lankan Parliament Approves Committee To Investigate Easter Bombings The Sri Lankan Parliament has unanimously approved the formation of a select committee to look into the factors that led to the Easter Sunday bombing...
17:16 2019-05-23

Oklahoma City Council approves settlement in canal death OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma City Council has approved a $175,000 settlement for the estate of a man who died after being electrocuted in an ent...
19:32 2019-05-22

N.Y. Assembly approves bill to view Donald Trump's tax returns New York's Assembly passed a bill Wednesday giving state lawmakers access to President Donald Trump's state tax returns, giving the legislation suppo...
20:48 2019-05-22

U.S. State Department approves possible $2.2 billion arms sale to Taiwan The U.S. State Department has approved the possible sale to Taiwan of M1A2T Abrams tanks, Stinger missiles and related equipment at an estimated valu...
19:00 2019-07-08

U.S. uranium miners say ready to ramp up if Trump approves quotas Two leading U.S. uranium mining companies say they are prepared to quickly ramp up production if President Donald Trump approves their request for cu...
18:16 2019-07-11

Bettman: NHL board approves Coyotes sale, new arena needed LAS VEGAS (AP) — Alex Meruelo has been approved as the new majority owner of the Arizona Coyotes during the NHL’s Board of Governors meeting. N...
17:16 2019-06-19

Bankruptcy judge approves $105M PG&E fund to help wildfire survivors A federal judge on Wednesday approved a plan for Pacific Gas & Electric Corp. to establish a $105 million relief fund to assist survivors of recent C...
21:16 2019-05-22

FIFA unanimously approves expansion of 2023 Women’s World Cup to 32 teams The FIFA Council has approved an expansion of the number of teams participating in the FIFA Women’s World Cup from 24 to 32, citing the “astounding s...
19:32 2019-07-31

Cabinet Approves Increase In Minimum Support Price For All Kharif Crops Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar made the announcement after a meeting of the Union Cabinet and the CCEA chaired by Prime Minister Nar...
10:32 2019-07-03

Donald Trump Approves, Then Cancels Military Strikes On Iran: Report US President Donald Trump approved military strikes on Friday against Iran in retaliation for the downing of an unmanned $130-million surveillance dr...
05:32 2019-06-21

Mexican regulator approves Pemex oil refinery construction, with environmental conditions The environmental regulator for Mexico's oil industry said on Monday it had approved the construction of a refinery for state oil company Pemex, but ...
09:48 2019-08-13

State Dept. approves $670M contract to support India's C-17 fleet The Foreign Military Sale for support of India's C-17 transport aircraft includes spares and repair parts, training, publications and other services ...
16:32 2019-07-31

UConn officially approves move from American Athletic Conference to Big East The University of Connecticut Board of Trustees officially approved the university's move from the American Athletic Conference to the Big East Confe...
14:48 2019-06-27

China approves 20.76 GW of subsidy-free solar, wind power projects China approved its first batch of subsidy-free wind and solar projects with a combined capacity of 20.76 gigawatts (GW), the country's top planning a...
12:48 2019-05-22

Cabinet Approves Setting Up Of ISRO's Technical Liaison Unit In Moscow The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the setting up of ISRO Technical Liaison Unit in Moscow to enable effective technical coordination for timely...
19:32 2019-07-31

Noah Cyrus Strips Down for NSFW Photo and Paris Hilton Approves Is naughty Noah Cyrus following in Miley Cyrus' footsteps? The pop star's 19-year-old sister and fellow singer posted on her Instagram page on Frida...
18:16 2019-06-01

U.S. judge approves Ruth Madoff $594,000 settlement with court-appointed trustee A federal judge has approved Ruth Madoff's $594,000 settlement with the court-appointed trustee who is liquidating her husband Bernard Madoff's firm ...
02:16 2019-05-30

Saudi King Approves Hosting US Troops In Bid To Boost Regional Security Saudi Arabia's King Salman approved hosting U.S. forces in the country to boost regional security and stability, the state news agency (SPA) reported...
21:16 2019-07-19

Saudi king approves hosting U.S. troops to enhance regional security: SPA Saudi Arabia's King Salman approved hosting U.S. forces in the country to boost regional security and stability, the state news agency (SPA) reported...
20:16 2019-07-19

UPDATE 2-State Dept approves possible $8 bln fighter jet sale to Taiwan -Pentagon The U.S. State Department has approved a possible $8 billion sale of F-16 fighter jets to Taiwan, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency said on Tue...
02:00 2019-08-21

UPDATE 1-U.S. State Department approves possible $2.2 billion arms sale to Taiwan The U.S. State Department has approved the possible sale to Taiwan of M1A2T Abrams tanks, Stinger missiles and related equipment at an estimated valu...
21:00 2019-07-08

Texas governor approves budget with gun storage safety effort opposed by NRA Texas Gov. Greg Abbott enacted a two-year spending bill this weekend that included a $1 million public safety campaign for firearm storage opposed by...
22:32 2019-06-16

UPDATE 2-U.S. State Department approves possible $2.2 billion arms sale to Taiwan The U.S. State Department has approved the possible sale to Taiwan of M1A2T Abrams tanks, Stinger missiles and related equipment at an estimated valu...
23:32 2019-07-08

Report: FTC approves a fine for Google over YouTube kids privacy probe Google has to pay the FTC a multimillion dollar fine to settle a probe into YouTube's shortcomings when it comes to protecting kids using its se...
10:48 2019-07-20

Judge approves Teva's $85 million opioid settlement with state of Oklahoma Teva had reached an agreement with the state of Oklahoma last month, just two days before the drugmaker was set to face a trial alongside Johnson & J...
16:32 2019-06-27

Saudi king approves hosting U.S. troops to enhance security in the region: SPA Saudi Arabia's King Salman approved hosting U.S. forces in the Kingdom to boost regional security and stability, the state news agency (SPA) reported...
20:16 2019-07-19

Court approves $1.1 million in fees for accountants, lawyers in QuadrigaCX collapse Justice Darlene Jamieson said during the hearing Wednesday the case is challenging because QuadrigaCX "lacked books and records" and auditors are una...
23:48 2019-07-31

US approves potential sale of $2.2bn in arms to Taiwan, stoking China's anger Beijing opposes the possible sale saying the US should understand the ‘damaging nature of their decision’The US State Department has approved the pot...
07:48 2019-07-09

Congress Approves $19 Billion Disaster Aid Bill, Sending It to President Trump WASHINGTON — A long-delayed $19.1 billion disaster aid bill sailed through the House on Monday and headed to President Donald Trump for his exp...
09:48 2019-06-04

Canada approves contentious oil pipeline expansion, expects legal challenges Canada on Tuesday approved as expected a hotly contested proposal to expand the western Canadian crude oil pipeline it bought last year, providing ho...
01:48 2019-06-19

House Judiciary approves subpoenas for 12 key witnesses, including Jared Kushner The House Judiciary Committee voted on Thursday to authorize subpoenas for 12 crucial witnesses as part of House Democrats’ ongoing investigations ta...
19:48 2019-07-11

Canada approves pipeline extension for second time, as Trudeau looks for more reliable purchaser for oil than US Canada has reapproved a pipeline expansion that would triple the flow of oil within the country, this as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau warned against...
10:16 2019-06-19

DOE panel approves diversity policy, setting off parents at raucous meeting A city Department of Education panel approved its hotly divisive diversity policy this week, infuriating Asian parents who turned out for a raucous m...
12:32 2019-08-02

Blake Shelton Gets a Special Kiss on His Birthday and Gwen Stefani Approves It appears Blake Shelton's birthday has been nothing but a piece of cake! On Tuesday, The Voice judge and "God's Country" singer celebrated his 43rd...
23:32 2019-06-18

Senate approves Trump-backed spending, debt limit bill The U.S. Senate on Thursday passed legislation supported by President Donald Trump that would suspend limits on U.S. borrowing authority for two year...
15:16 2019-08-01

U.S. Senate panel approves Trump’s Pentagon pick despite sex misconduct allegations Gen. John Hyten flatly denied the allegations during a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing this week, and an Air Force investigation found no evi...
23:48 2019-07-31

House approves measure to block Trump from launching military strike against Iran The House proposal would bar the Trump administration from using any federal funds for military force "in or against" the Islamic Republic.  &#...
18:48 2019-07-12

FDA approves Novartis' $2.1 million gene therapy — making it the world's most expensive drug The therapy, Zolgensma, is a one-time treatment for spinal muscular atrophy — a muscle-wasting disease and leading genetic cause of infant mortality,...
20:32 2019-05-24

Saudi king reportedly approves hosting U.S. troops to enhance regional security Saudi Arabia's King Salman approved hosting U.S. forces in the country to boost regional security and stability, the state news agency reported ...
08:16 2019-07-20

UPDATE 3-Canada approves contentious oil pipeline expansion, expects legal challenges Canada on Tuesday approved as expected a hotly contested proposal to expand the western Canadian crude oil pipeline it bought last year, providing ho...
20:48 2019-06-18

Congress approves Trump-backed two-year spending, debt limit deal The U.S. Senate on Thursday passed and sent to President Donald Trump a two-year budget deal that would increase federal spending on defense and an a...
15:16 2019-08-01

UPDATE 1-Mexican regulator approves Pemex oil refinery construction, with environmental conditions The environmental regulator for Mexico's oil industry said on Monday it had approved the construction of a refinery for state oil company Pemex, but ...
00:32 2019-08-13

Brazilian telecoms regulator Anatel approves plan to widen broadband access Brazilian telecoms regulator Anatel approved on Thursday a plan to coordinate investments among public and private players aimed at increasing access...
18:16 2019-06-13

U.S. approves $2 million Novartis gene therapy for rare, deadly muscle disorder ZURICH/NEW YORK - Swiss drugmaker Novartis won U.S. approval for its gene therapy Zolgensma for spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), the leading genetic ca...
15:16 2019-05-24

UPDATE 2-Eletrobras says Brazilian president approves privatization plan, shares surge Brazil's state-controlled Centrais Eletricas Brasileiras SA, known as Eletrobras, said in a securities filing on Thursday that President Jair Bolsona...
20:32 2019-08-01

Committee approves contempt of Congress citations against William Barr, Wilbur Ross By a 24-15 vote, the panel recommended that the full House of Representatives find Barr and Ross in contempt for refusing to cooperate with an invest...
21:32 2019-06-12

UPDATE 2-Japan approves further exports of high-tech material to S.Korea - sources Japan has approved shipments of a high-tech material to South Korea for the second time since imposing export curbs last month, two people familiar w...
00:32 2019-08-20

Our Father: Pope Francis approves changes to words of Lord's Prayer, reports say Instead of saying, "Lead us not into temptation," Catholics will say, Do not let us fall into temptation" during the Lord's Prayer, or Our Fathe...
19:48 2019-06-06

Trump reportedly approves military strikes on Iran — then abruptly pulls back Military planes and ships were getting ready to attack Iranian targets when the strike was called off on Thursday night, The New York Times reported....
03:16 2019-06-21

Faster Journey From Delhi To Mumbai As Centre Approves Higher Train Speed The centre has approved the Railways' proposal to increase the train speed on Delhi-Mumbai and Delhi-Howrah routes to 160 kmph which will reduce trav...
18:48 2019-08-07

Trump approves federal emergency aid for Louisiana ahead of Tropical Storm Barry President Donald Trump has declared a federal emergency for Louisiana ahead of Tropical Storm Barry, authorizing federal agencies to coordinate relie...
10:16 2019-07-12

Japan approves further exports of high-tech material to South Korea: sources Japan has approved shipments of a high-tech material to South Korea for the second time since imposing export curbs last month, two people familiar w...
23:00 2019-08-19

State Dept. approves $950M drone support services sale to South Korea The State Department provided notice Tuesday of a potential $950 million sale of Contractor Logistical Support for drone service contract for South K...
16:32 2019-07-31

# MEMBERSHIP APPROVES CBOE'S DEMUTUALIZATION; Restructuring Transaction Approved by Vote of 96.2% of Memberships Voted CHICAGO, IL, May 21, 2010 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that the Exchange's membership has overwhelmingly approved CBOE...
18:32 2019-05-22

US State Department approves possible $2.2 billion arms sale to Taiwan in a move that will likely anger China Getty Images The US State Department has approved the possible sale to Taiwan of M1A2T Abrams tanks, Stinger missiles and related equipment at an es...
09:00 2019-07-09

UPDATE 1-Brazilian telecoms regulator Anatel approves plan to widen broadband access Brazilian telecoms regulator Anatel on Thursday approved a plan to coordinate investments among public and private players aimed at increasing access...
18:16 2019-06-13

New York legislature approves bill giving Congress access to Trump’s state tax records New York state’s legislature on Wednesday approved a bill to allow the state to give Congress President Trump’s state tax returns, which could allow ...
15:48 2019-05-22

Trump approves massive arms deals to Saudi Arabia and UAE amid Iran tensions The Trump administration on Friday invoked a rarely used provision in federal law to bypass congressional review of arms sales to Saudi Arabia, citin...
19:00 2019-05-24

Security Council approves ‘historic’ political Haiti mission, ending UN peacekeeping role in the country The Security Council on Monday approved a resolution to create a UN “Integrated Office” in Haiti, designed to support the country’s government in str...
13:48 2019-06-27

NBA approves coach's challenge; Adam Silver discusses improving free agency process The NBA has approved a coach's challenge for the 2019-20 season. Adam Silver also said league will spend time figuring out better free agency sy...
01:01 2019-07-10

Pentagon approves sending 1,000 more troops to Mideast as US releases new photos of tanker attack linked to Iran U.S. Central Command released new images Monday showing the aftermath of mine attacks against two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman last week, as actin...
23:16 2019-06-17

UPDATE 4-Petrobras, Brazil government dodge bullet as Supreme Court approves asset sales Brazil's Supreme Court ruled on Thursday that state-run firms do not need congressional approval to sell their subsidiaries, a major victory for the ...
22:48 2019-06-06

What You Need to Know About Israel’s New Elections Just seven weeks after one nationwide vote, Israel is preparing for a second election. It's the first time in the country’s history that a newly elec...
12:16 2019-05-30

Texas Senate approves bill allowing Texans to carry guns for week after natural disasters: report The Texas Senate on Sunday approved a bill that would allow any Texan who can legally own a firearm to be able to carry it either open or concealed f...
11:32 2019-05-27

Senate approves $19 billion disaster-relief bill after Trump backs off from demand for border security money The Senate on Thursday afternoon approved a $19 billion disaster-relief bill to help several states and Puerto Rico recover from hurricanes, floods a...
18:00 2019-05-23

Salesforce to buy Israel's ClickSoftware for $1.35 bln U.S. cloud-based service provider Salesforce said it signed a definitive agreement to acquire Israeli software developer ClickSoftware for $1.35 bill...
03:32 2019-08-08

Israel fintechs: From start-up to scale-up Israel has become one of the world’s most important fintech hubs, attracting millions in investment from some of the biggest global brands and ventur...
13:00 2019-08-12

Israel to attend U.S.-led Palestinian conference Israelis will attend a U.S-led conference in Bahrain next week on proposals for the Palestinian economy as part of a coming peace plan, Foreign Minis...
15:16 2019-06-16

Israel Presses the Case Against Iran, but Not for War Israel has quietly played an instrumental role in the escalating tensions in the Middle East. But analysts say it wants to pressure Iran, not start a...
23:48 2019-05-21

Wildfires rage in Israel during heatwave Firefighters on Thursday battled wildfires that scorched swathes of forests in central Israel, forcing some small towns to be evacuated, during a hea...
15:32 2019-05-23

AOC says Palestinians 'have no choice but to riot' against Israel Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez agreed that Israel is “criminal” in its treatment of Palestinians, whom she said have no other choice but to “riot” aga...
14:48 2019-07-31

Salesforce to buy Israel's ClickSoftware for $1.35 billion U.S. cloud-based service provider Salesforce agreed to buy U.S.-Israeli software developer ClickSoftware for $1.35 billion in cash and shares, in a ...
11:48 2019-08-08

Israel's Aidoc gets third FDA nod for AI tools for radiologists Israel’s Aidoc, which provides artificial intelligence tools for radiologists, said on Tuesday the U.S. Food and Drug Administration cleared its prod...
12:32 2019-06-11

New Israel Vote All About Netanyahu Corruption Probes With Israelis heading to the polls Sept. 17 for the second time this year, the campaign will largely be about one man: Prime Minister Benjamin Netany...
05:00 2019-06-09

Israel to hold repeat elections in September Israel's Parliament voted Wednesday to dissolve and hold a repeat election in September after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was unable to form a ...
19:48 2019-05-29

Florida Gov. DeSantis meets with Netanyahu in Israel JERUSALEM (AP) — Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis met with embattled Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during the governor’s final day of a tr...
18:16 2019-05-30

Israel destroys last Hezbollah tunnel from Lebanon The Israeli military says it has finished sealing the last of a series of Hezbollah attack tunnels under the country's northern border with Lebanon, ...
16:32 2019-06-03

Israel’s failed Beresheet lander might fly again, at least in spirit The strange, sad saga of Israel’s Beresheet lunar lander is a bizarre one. The spacecraft, which embarked on the first privately-funded Moon la...
08:48 2019-07-10

Trump gifted Netanyahu a really ‘Nice’ map of Israel First son-in-law Jared Kushner had a gift for embattled Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu — a map with the word “Nice” personally inscribed b...
23:16 2019-05-31

US following deportation case of rights activist in Israel The U.S. State Department says it is closely following Israel's case against the local director of Human Rights Watch, who faces deportation under a ...
20:16 2019-05-24

Hamas threatens Israel over aid payments to poor The militant group Hamas threatened Tuesday to escalate violence if the Israeli government doesn't allow an installment of cash from the Qatari gover...
14:48 2019-08-20

Israel faces new elections after parliament dissolves Israel faces an unprecedented snap election campaign — the second this year — after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to form a governing coal...
03:48 2019-05-30

Israel’s Energy Dilemma: More Natural Gas Than It Can Use or Export After years of relying on imports, the country has discovered huge gas reserves offshore. But it cannot easily use or sell the fuel to other countrie...
13:48 2019-07-05

Israel’s political crisis could trigger a new election Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is trying to form a new governing coalition as he sought to stave off a crisis that could trigger an unprec...
16:48 2019-05-29

Israel could see second election amid coalition crisis Israel’s parliament on Monday passed a preliminary motion to dissolve itself. The move further pushed the country toward an unprecedented political i...
23:16 2019-05-27

Israel's Best-Kept Secret: This Food City on the Mediterranean Acre, an ancient seaport in northern Israel, serves up mouthwatering meals with zero fanfare. From dueling hummus shops to bragworthy seafood restaur...
12:16 2019-05-21

Trump, Israel and a global right-wing project Pushed by Trump, Israel barred two Democratic lawmakers from traveling to the country. But they have a fewer qualms about welcoming far-right, ethno-...
10:32 2019-08-16

Israel: Archaeologists uncover 1,200-year-old mosque The building is one of the oldest mosques ever discovered in Israel. The researchers also uncovered a farm and a small settlement near the mosque in ...
08:16 2019-07-18

With crisis unresolved, Israel seems headed toward elections Israel's parliament has passed the first of three motions required for the chamber to dissolve itself as the country appears headed toward another sn...
05:01 2019-05-28

Israel's 'do-over' election brings new threats to Netanyahu After narrowly failing to oust Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in April elections, the long-time Israeli leader's opponents now have a rare chance ...
16:32 2019-06-03

Israel becomes latest hotbed for auto tech Since General Motors opened an Israeli r&d center in 2008, dozens of automakers and Tier 1 suppliers have followed to tap into the country's high-tec...
01:48 2019-06-17

Gov. Cuomo plans ‘solidarity trip’ to Israel Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced on Sunday he plans to make a “solidarity trip” to Israel following the end of the legislative session, which sunsets June...
21:48 2019-06-02

Israel welcomes US vote against boycott movement Israel has welcomed a U.S. congressional resolution opposing the Palestinian-led boycott movement against Israel, while Palestinians say the decision...
08:48 2019-07-24

Israel will consider U.S. Mideast plan, Palestinians to boycott Israel's prime minister said on Sunday he would give U.S. President Donald Trump's Middle East peace plan fair and open consideration, while the Pale...
20:32 2019-06-23

Shin Bet: Iran tried to recruit spy operatives in Israel Israeli intelligence said Wednesday agents have foiled Iranian attempts to recruit operatives to collect information on military bases, security inst...
16:32 2019-07-24

Explainer: Why might Israel be heading to another snap election? Israel moved closer towards a new national election on Monday as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu struggled to form a government only six weeks afte...
15:00 2019-05-27

Dozens hurt, more than 130 arrested on 3rd day of Israel protests More than 130 people were arrested and more than 100 were injured as activists rioted early Wednesday to protest the police shooting of a 19-year-old...
13:16 2019-07-03

Israel moves to name Golan settlement after Trump RAMAT TRUMP, Golan Heights (AP) — The Trump name graces apartment towers, hotels and golf courses. Now it is the namesake of a tiny Jewish settlement...
11:48 2019-06-16

Israel's MyHeritage expands DNA testing to health Israel's MyHeritage, a service for family history and DNA testing, said on Monday it was launching a test that provides comprehensive health reports ...
09:32 2019-05-21

Israel Election Do-Over Holds New Challenges for Netanyahu Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faces a tough re-election bid in September, the latest polls show, as he struggles to build a strong right-...
13:48 2019-07-05

Israel’s ‘do-over’ election brings new threats to Netanyahu JERUSALEM (AP) — After narrowly failing to oust Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in April elections, the long-time Israeli leader’s opponents ...
12:16 2019-06-03

Israel's Left Struggles for Traction in Bid to Topple Netanyahu Ehud Barak, the last prime minister from Israel’s Labor Party, has returned to politics in an alliance that wants to lead the resurrection of the Isr...
10:32 2019-08-03

Explainer: The main players in Israel's next election, the second this year Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to cobble together a coalition government despite weeks of trying and Israel will vote on Sept. 17 in the se...
20:16 2019-05-29

Israel’s parliament looks to dissolve amid coalition crisis JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s newly elected parliament is drafting a bill to dissolve itself. The move comes as a deadline to form a coalition gove...
10:00 2019-05-27

Is B.D.S. Anti-Semitic? A Closer Look at the Boycott Israel Campaign The Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions Movement aims to press Israel to change its policies toward the Palestinians. It has generated heated debate an...
13:00 2019-07-31

U.S. envoys on hand as Israel digs down in east Jerusalem U.S. envoys attended the inauguration of a Jewish heritage site in East Jerusalem on Sunday, signaling support for Israel's hold over parts of the ci...
15:00 2019-06-30

Syria accuses Israel of 'heinous aggression' after airstrikes Syria accuses Israel of ‘practising state terrorism’ after strikes reported to have killed at least 15 peopleSyria has accused Israel of “heinous agg...
12:01 2019-07-02

Israel plans to name settlement on occupied land after Trump Move in Golan Heights follows naming of Jerusalem roundabout in US president’s honour last year Israel plans to name a new settlement after Donald Tr...
13:16 2019-05-22

Israel closes Gaza's waters to Palestinian fishermen The Israeli military says it is taking the rare step of closing the Gaza Strip's offshore waters to Palestinian fishermen until further notice in res...
16:16 2019-06-12

Trump urges Israel to 'get their act together' amid election turmoil U.S. President Donald Trump, voicing impatience with close ally Israel, said on Sunday he was not happy about electoral upheaval there and urged the ...
00:16 2019-06-03

Israeli military says 2 rockets fired at Israel from Syria JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military says two projectiles have been fired from Syria toward the Israeli-controlled Golan Heights. The military said ...
15:32 2019-06-01

Netanyahu shows off Trump's map of Israel with Golan Heights Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says U.S. President Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner has gifted him an official State Department map, updat...
22:48 2019-05-30

Missile from Syria-Israel clash lands in Cyprus Missile believed to be made in Russia crashes into mountain overnight, setting hills ablazeA missile has landed on the side of a mountain in Cyprus i...
08:16 2019-07-01

Pro and anti-Israel protests draw hundreds in Berlin BERLIN (AP) — Hundreds of people including prominent German politicians and members of the Jewish community are protesting against a larger, anti-Isr...
12:48 2019-06-01

Trump’s Israel adviser takes aim at ‘international consensus’ at UN Palestinian leaders shouldn’t assume they have a “right” to establish a state with headquarters in East Jerusalem, one of President Trump’s top advis...
18:48 2019-07-23

Israel eases some restrictions on Gaza in unofficial truce JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel says it has restored fuel supplies to the Gaza Strip’s sole power plant and expanded the permitted fishing zone off the...
08:48 2019-06-28

Israel's Beresheet lunar lander has crashed on the moon The first privately funded lunar lander, SpaceIL’s Beresheet spacecraft, suffered an engine failure and crashed as it was attempting to land on the m...
23:16 2019-05-21

House Overwhelmingly Condemns Movement to Boycott Israel The 398-to-17 vote brushed aside voices of dissent within the Democratic Party, including two freshman representatives who are the House’s most vocal...
23:32 2019-07-23

House condemns Israel boycott over liberal objections The House passed a resolution Tuesday condemning a global boycott movement against Israel, with the lopsided vote coming over the objections of some ...
20:16 2019-07-23

Germany condemns Israel's demolition of Palestinian homes The Israeli demolitions in East Jerusalem were "particularly egregious," Germany said in a statement with France and the UK. But Israel has defended ...
20:32 2019-07-23

Lebanon accuses Israel of threatening civilian infrastructure Lebanon accused Israel on Tuesday of threatening its civilian infrastructure after Israel told the United Nations Security Council that Iran was expl...
20:48 2019-07-23

Last batch of missing Kafka papers unveiled in Israel After a Kafkaesque legal battle, disputed documents from Kafka's closet confidant, Max Brod, are now part of the Israel National Library's collection...
11:00 2019-08-07

Israel Is Blamed for Deadly Missile Strikes in Syria A series of overnight attacks by warplanes hit Syrian and Iranian-affiliated targets amid escalating tensions between Washington and Tehran in the re...
12:00 2019-07-01

| Israel expels Filipino worker with Israeli-born son: NGO A Filipino migrant worker and her Israeli-born teenage son were in the process of being deported from Israel, an NGO lobbying for children of migrant...
15:00 2019-08-12

Israel rocked by protests after cop kills Ethiopian teenager Protests erupted after Solomon Teka, 18, who was unarmed, was shot by the cop Sunday in a suburb of the northern Israeli city of Haifa – and escalate...
19:00 2019-07-04

Israel strikes Syria after rockets fired at Golan The Israeli military said its aircraft struck Syrian army targets on Sunday after rockets were fired at the Golan Heights, and Syria's state media sa...
04:16 2019-06-02

600 rockets fired from Gaza, Israel responds with airstrikes Twenty-three people have died in Gaza as a result of the fighting between Israel and Gaza militants since Saturday morning, according to the Palestin...
16:48 2019-05-21

Questions raised over Florida Cabinet meeting in Israel TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Republican Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is going to Israel with a large contingent of business leaders later this week. That...
15:32 2019-05-21

Israel Says It Foiled Large Attack on Gaza Border Israel’s army said it killed four heavily armed militants from Gaza attempting to cross into the country, accusing the Palestinian territory’s ruler ...
15:16 2019-08-10

Israel to auction prefab classrooms donated by EU to Palestinians Calls for Israeli authorities to rebuild West Bank structures confiscated by militaryIsrael’s defence ministry plans to hold an auction next week to ...
07:16 2019-05-31

More fires, protests erupt after new Israel-Hamas agreement Israeli firefighters fought several new fires Friday, sparked by what the government believes are Hamas balloons carrying disguised explosive devices...
15:16 2019-06-28

Israel says strikes Syria, Damascus says soldier killed Israel's military said it attacked a Syrian anti-aircraft position that fired on one of its warplanes on Monday, and Syrian state media reported that...
19:32 2019-05-27

Bruised but driven, Netanyahu becomes Israel's longest-serving PM Benjamin Netanyahu makes history this weekend by becoming the longest-serving Israeli prime minister, surpassing a record held by the country's found...
07:48 2019-07-18

Israel's Netanyahu urges support for U.S. against Iran's 'aggression' Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday called on the international community to support the United States against Iran as tensions bet...
13:16 2019-06-20

Trump and Netanyahu Put Bipartisan Support for Israel at Risk After the president enlists Benjamin Netanyahu to deny entry to two Muslim members of Congress, both parties warn that bipartisan support for Israel ...
23:32 2019-08-16

Wildfires sweep across Israel as heatwave grips region JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli police have ordered the evacuation of several communities in southern and central Israel as wildfires rage amid a major heat...
11:16 2019-05-23

State GOP leader makes trip to Israel, blasts AOC Newly minted New York GOP Chairman Nick Langworthy said the visit ranked among his first priorities, especially in light of the rise in anti-semitism...
23:32 2019-07-15

Judge won’t stop Florida Cabinet from meeting in Israel TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A judge in Florida denied an emergency motion from the First Amendment Foundation seeking to prevent Gov. Ron DeSantis from ...
08:48 2019-05-29

Israel PM Inaugurates 'Trump Heights' On Golan, But Construction May Lag Israel approved in principle on Sunday a new community named after US President Donald Trump on a contested frontier zone with Syria - but constructi...
19:01 2019-06-16

You'd Better Go on Steny Hoyer's AIPAC-Sponsored Trip to Israel or ELSE A few months ago, we were forced to endure a long, miserable, national conversation where a bunch of people pretended that the pro-Israel lobby group...
21:16 2019-06-20

Israel welcomes Mideast peace workshop although not invited JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is welcoming next week’s Mideast peace conference, even though government officials ...
12:48 2019-06-18

Israel says EU's response on Iran recalls Nazi appeasement Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu condemned a European Union response on Monday to Iran's breaches of nuclear limitations, saying it recalled...
16:32 2019-07-15

"May God Ruin Trump": Grandmother Of US Congresswoman Barred By Israel Sitting under an olive tree in the Israeli-occupied West Bank, Muftia Tlaib scoffs at the attention she has recently received from the president of t...
08:48 2019-08-18

Israel launches 'Trump Heights' on Golan, but construction may lag Israel approved in principle on Sunday a new community named after U.S. President Donald Trump on a contested frontier zone with Syria - but construc...
15:16 2019-06-16

Intel launches tech accelerator in Israel, plans for more Intel Corp on Sunday launched an accelerator in Israel to develop technologies in artificial intelligence and autonomous systems, and said it plans t...
11:48 2019-06-16

Israel minister under fire for gay conversion therapy support New education minister Rafi Peretz has expressed his support for the therapy that tries to turn gay people straight. Often involving aversion techniq...
22:48 2019-07-14

| Israeli jets hit Gaza after rocket fire into Israel Israeli aircraft struck Hamas bases in Gaza, the military has said, after a rocket fired by Palestinian militants hit a Jewish theological seminary i...
09:48 2019-06-14

Israel faces possible second election amid coalition crisis Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu must form a coalition government by Wednesday or risk the dissolution of parliament. His efforts to put together a ...
19:48 2019-05-27

Israel fires missile at Syria, killing soldier Israeli forces launched a missile at a location in southern Syria on Monday, killing at least one soldier, military officials from both countries con...
06:32 2019-05-28

Israel’s Arab parties reunite for upcoming elections JERUSALEM (AP) — Four political parties representing Israel’s Arab minority have announced they will unite for the upcoming parliamentary elect...
07:00 2019-06-20

Israel To Hold Election Rerun After Coalition Deadlock Israel's parliament voted early Thursday to hold new elections only months after April polls in an unprecedented move provoked by Prime Minister Benj...
21:32 2019-05-29

Israel closes Gaza’s waters to Palestinian fishermen The Israeli military has taken the rare step of closing the Gaza Strip’s offshore waters to Palestinian fishermen, in response to incendiaries launch...
20:48 2019-06-12

Netanyahu shows off Trump’s map of Israel with Golan Heights Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says U.S. President Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner has gifted him an official State Department map of Isr...
14:32 2019-05-30

Omar, Tlaib denounce Israel over travel restrictions Reps. Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib continued to criticize Israel Monday, slamming Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for barring the two lawmakers fro...
20:00 2019-08-19

Israel Advocates Are Afraid of Losing Bipartisan Support in the U.S. Republicans and Democrats have long supported Israel, but advocates see real risks to Israel after a rift over a denied visit to the Jewish state by ...
15:00 2019-08-16

Israel's Zebra Medical gets FDA ok for brain bleeds product Zebra Medical Vision, an Israel medical imaging analytics company, said on Monday it received its third clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Adminis...
13:32 2019-06-17

Israel-Hamas undersea gas spat in full swing Discoveries of undersea gas in the Eastern Mediterranean, an area straddling Egyptian, Israeli, Lebanese and Cypriot waters, have reignited old debat...
09:16 2019-07-12

Israel's Elbit Systems get $127 mln contract in south Asia Israeli defence firm Elbit Systems said on Sunday it won a $127 million contract to supply vehicular tactical radio systems to the army of a country...
04:16 2019-05-26

In Defeat for Netanyahu, Israel Moves to Hold New Election After the election in April, Benjamin Netanyahu seemed to have an easy path back to power. But his efforts ran aground on a power struggle among his ...
23:16 2019-05-29

The Jeffrey Epstein scandal has found its way into Israel's elections Jeffrey Epstein is suddenly the biggest name in Israeli politics. Six weeks into what was a quiet election campaign, the Jewish-American multi-millio...
14:00 2019-07-11

House Approves Immigration Bill, Despite White House Veto Threat WASHINGTON — Democrats shunned a White House veto threat and muscled legislation through the House Tuesday that would bestow a chance for citiz...
22:48 2019-06-04

Trump says he will likely release Mideast peace plan after Israel elections U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday he would likely wait until after Israel's Sept. 17 elections to release a peace plan for the region that w...
21:48 2019-08-18

Israel attacks Syrian base hours after hitting other targets Syrian state media is reporting that Israel has fired missiles onto a Syrian military air base in the country’s center, killing a soldier and woundin...
18:48 2019-06-02

Israel, South Korea forge free trade deal Israel and South Korea concluded three years of negotiations on a free trade agreement on Wednesday, hoping to build on a more than 15% jump in bilat...
17:16 2019-08-21

U.S. envoys lend a hand as Israel digs down in east Jerusalem U.S. envoys wielded hammers on Sunday to break open a new tunnel at a Jewish heritage site in East Jerusalem, signaling Washington's support for Isra...
20:16 2019-06-30

Trump Touts Conspiracy Loon Crowning Him 'King of Israel' Fresh off his latest bout of venomous anti-Semitism, President Donald Trump kicked off his Wednesday morning by quoting a deranged conspiracy monger ...
13:00 2019-08-21

Israel Names Golan Heights Settlement After President Trump RAMAT TRUMP, Golan Heights — The Trump name graces apartment towers, hotels and golf courses. Now it is the namesake of a tiny Israeli settleme...
09:32 2019-06-17

Israel fires on militants at Gaza border, Palestinians say three killed Israeli forces opened fire at a group of Palestinian gunmen as they tried to cross the Gaza border, the military said on Sunday and Palestinian healt...
21:48 2019-08-18

Israel unveils ancient road ‘where Jesus walked’ to temple Israel officially opened a stairway, known as "Pilgrim's Road," that Jesus is believed to have walked on in ancient Jerusalem as another place for Ju...
08:16 2019-07-04

Israel's Spacecom looks to rebound from rough patch with Africa satellite Israel’s Space Communication Ltd plans a satellite launch next weekend which it hopes will mark a rebound from a couple of major setbacks in recent y...
12:16 2019-07-31

Progressives press Dem leaders to avoid divisive fight over Israel Senior progressive Democrats are urging House leaders to abandon plans to vote on a contentious measure in support of Israel next week, just as tensi...
02:01 2019-07-17

Israel Makes Rashida Tlaib Promise Not to Promote BDS So She Can See Her Grandmother A day after barring her and Rep. Ilhan Omar from entering the country, Israel said it would allow Rep. Rashida Tlaib to visit her 90-year-old grandmo...
09:00 2019-08-16

Dem leaders pull Israel resolution amid internal clash House Democrats are fighting among themselves over a single word in a resolution to reaffirm support for a two-state solution in the Middle East, a d...
00:32 2019-07-25

U.S. seeks Russian support on Iran at key Israel meeting: source The United States believes Russia may be more amenable than in the past to addressing U.S. and Israeli concerns about Iran's influence, including in ...
20:32 2019-06-04

Israel Parliament Takes First Step To Hold New Elections Due To Deadlock Israel's parliament on Monday took a first step toward holding new elections due to deadlocked coalition negotiations following April polls, giving p...
17:48 2019-05-27

Rejuvenated Hamas Tests Israel in High-Stakes Brinkmanship Palestinian militant groups have restocked an arsenal of rockets to levels reached just before the last war with Israel, part of a pressure campaign ...
08:01 2019-06-03

Israel eases rules on cyber weapons exports despite criticism Israel is easing export rules on offensive cyber weapons, despite accusations by human rights and privacy groups that its technologies are used by s...
06:48 2019-08-22

Rashida Tlaib Says She Won't Travel to Israel After All if She Has to Suppress Her Political Views Rep. Rashida Tlaib announced on Friday that, despite receiving permission from the Israeli government to travel to the occupied West Bank to visit he...
11:32 2019-08-16

Israel prohibits Reps Omar, Tlaib from visiting country JERUSALEM (NBC NEWS) — Israel said Thursday it will bar two pro-Palestinian Democratic congresswomen from visiting the country, in a move that could ...
12:00 2019-08-16

McDonald's To Introduce Vegan Burger In Its Menu In Israel: Report With an aim to expand its customer base, McDonald's is set to go green in Israel. It will introduce a vegan burger in its menu in the Israeli cityof ...
00:48 2019-07-03

UPDATE 1-Israel's Teva Pharm profit falls less than expected Teva Pharmaceutical Industries reported a smaller-than-expected drop in second-quarter profit on Wednesday and said its chief financial officer was l...
09:00 2019-08-07

Moon Landing by Israel’s Beresheet Spacecraft Ends in Crash The spacecraft’s orbit of the moon was a first for a private effort, but the landing failure highlighted the risks of fast and cheap approaches to sp...
08:37 2019-05-21

Iran Trying To "Blackmail" World By Violating Nuclear Deal: Israel Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday accused Iran of breaching the nuclear deal in order to "blackmail" the international community i...
18:48 2019-07-02

Digital insights firm Contentsquare buys Israel's Clicktale Contentsquare, which provides insights into customers' digital experiences, has acquired Israeli rival Clicktale for an undisclosed amount, the compa...
14:16 2019-07-01

Israel's 'Tanks Of The Future' Prototype Features Artificial Intelligence Israel unveiled options Sunday for its "combat vehicle of the future" -- a tank with large touchscreens, 360-degree vision and, in one prototype, a v...
03:48 2019-08-05

Tourism to Israel has risen so far in 2019, state figures show Nearly 2.6 million tourists have visited Israel so far in 2019 -- a rise of nearly 10 percent since last year, the Central Bureau of Statistics said ...
14:32 2019-08-05

Israel investigates hydrocarbon leak at Oil Refineries unit Gadiv Israel's Oil Refineries (ORL) said on Monday it had been informed of an investigation by the Ministry of Environmental Protection at its Gadiv Petroc...
08:48 2019-05-21

Hamas Leader Says Israel Isn’t Upholding Cease-Fire Terms Ismail Haniya said Israel was delaying the easing of restrictions on border-crossers and arbitrarily modifying fishing zones as a “form of blackmail....
14:32 2019-06-20

Israel Folau looks for $2.1 million in legal battle with Rugby Australia Israel Folau, who was sacked by Rugby Australia following a homophobic social media post, is crowdfunding A$3 million (US$2.1 million) to pursue a le...
14:48 2019-06-20

Errant missile from Syria-Israel clash lands on Cyprus An errant missile struck Cyprus early Monday, skimming the densely populated capital Nicosia and crashing on a mountainside in what officials said co...
06:16 2019-07-01

Israel Brewery Apologises For Using Mahatma Gandhi's Image On Bottles An Israeli company that stoked controversy by putting the image of Mahatma Gandhi on its liquor bottles to commemorate Israel's 71st independence Day...
08:16 2019-07-03

Jews Love Me Like "King Of Israel", Donald Trump Tweets President Donald Trump on Wednesday tweeted a fawning quote from a conservative, non-Jewish radio host who described Trump as the "King of Israel," a...
23:48 2019-08-21

Amazon Seeks New Local Vendors in Israel as It Eyes Expansion Amazon is looking for additional vendors in Israel to bolster its service in the country, a move that comes as the e-commerce company prepares to lau...
05:16 2019-08-22

Israel’s Knesset taps Netanyahu’s pick for state comptroller JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s parliament has voted in favor of appointing Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s candidate for state comptroller...
09:48 2019-06-03

Israel Folau launches legal action over rugby sacking Australian rugby international Israel Folau is seeking "substantial remedies" after being sacked for a social media post saying "hell awaits" gay peo...
05:16 2019-06-06

Nechama Rivlin, Israel's first lady, dies on eve of 74th birthday Nechama Rivlin, Israel's first lady and wife of President Reuven Rivlin, died a day before her birthday Tuesday, at the age of 73, the Presidents Res...
03:16 2019-06-06

Europeans and Egypt send air support as Israel battles wildfires Four European countries and Egypt sent aircraft to help Israel battle wildfires that have forced the evacuation of some small towns, Prime Minister B...
07:32 2019-05-24

Franz Kafka archive reclaimed by Israel national library Missing author’s papers return to Tel Aviv collection initiated by Max Brod in 1939Israel’s national library has unveiled a missing batch of Franz Ka...
17:00 2019-08-07

Israel Folau launches legal action against Rugby Australia Sacked player takes case to Fair Work CommissionClaims he was dismissed because of his religionSacked former Wallabies star Israel Folau has taken hi...
02:16 2019-06-06

Enlight lines up financing for wind energy projects in Israel Israel's Enlight Renewable Energy said on Tuesday it signed a letter of intent with a consortium led by Bank Hapoalim to finance two wind farm proj...
09:16 2019-07-02

Israel begins toppling Palestinian housing in East Jerusalem The Israeli government has begun to demolish Palestinian apartment buildings in East Jerusalem's Sur Baher neighborhood, days after multiple United N...
17:16 2019-07-22

Lawsuit targets Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, officials for meeting in Israel Advocates and news media are suing Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis over a trip to Israel this week, where he met with state cabinet officials for an "infor...
19:48 2019-05-29

Israel faces new elections after Netanyahu fails to build coalition Israel will hold new national elections in late summer after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to put together a coalition government from the...
19:16 2019-05-29

Israel moves towards new vote as Netanyahu struggles to form government Israel moved closer towards a new election on Monday as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's efforts to form a government after last month's national ...
15:00 2019-05-27

Israel’s Parliament Votes to Dissolve, Triggering Snap Election JERUSALEM — Israel’s parliament has voted to dissolve itself, sending the country to an unprecedented second snap election this year as P...
17:48 2019-05-29

How anger over taxes and conscription is widening split among Israel’s Jews After a row over military service ended Netanyahu’s efforts to form a government, Israelis speak of the resentments behind the crisisIt’s Thursday ni...
13:16 2019-06-01

Israel Begins Demolishing Palestinian Homes in East Jerusalem (JERUSALEM) — Israeli work crews on Monday began demolishing dozens of Palestinian homes in an east Jerusalem neighborhood, in one of the large...
03:32 2019-07-22

Israel begins demolition of Palestinian homes in east Jerusalem The controversial move came after Israel finally won a legal battle against residents of Sur Baher. Israel says the buildings are a safety issue, but...
03:32 2019-07-22

Israel to Hold New Elections After Netanyahu Fails to Form Government Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s political future entered a treacherous new chapter Wednesday after he couldn’t form a coalition government and Is...
17:32 2019-05-29

Netanyahu fails to form government, Israel to hold new elections Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s political future entered a treacherous new period Wednesday after he narrowly failed to form a coalition governme...
07:48 2019-05-30

Israel to hold second election after Netanyahu fails to form new coalition Benjamin Netanyahu appeared headed for a record fifth term as Israel's prime minister just six weeks ago. But the conservative Israeli leader&ap...
11:32 2019-05-30

U.S. Reps Omar, Tlaib speak out on being denied entry into Israel At Trump's urging, Israel denied entry to the first two Muslim women elected to Congress over their support for a Palestinian-led Boycott, Divestment...
01:16 2019-08-20

Protesters in Iran, Iraq burn Israel, US flags on ‘Quds Day’ Iranians in the capital Tehran set fire to effigies of U.S. President Donald Trump, while in the Iraqi capital, Iran-backed militiamen marched over a...
13:32 2019-05-31

Israel's UN envoy calls on world to 'declare war' on anti-Semitism The United Nations Wednesday hosted a special session on the fight against anti-Semitism and other forms of hatred at which Israel's U.N. ambassador ...
19:48 2019-06-27

Israel heads to election as Netanyahu fails to form govt Israel’s political system has been roiled by parliament’s vote to dissolve itself after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to form a governing ...
22:48 2019-05-29

Israel to hold new elections after Netanyahu coalition talks fail Knesset votes to dissolve parliament after Benjamin Netanyahu fails to form new government Israel’s parliament has voted to dissolve itself after Ben...
21:48 2019-05-29

Tough act to follow: Young maestro leads Israel Philharmonic TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Lahav Shani wasn’t even born when Zubin Mehta joined the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra in 1969. Now, at the age of 30, ...
04:32 2019-05-22

Israel faces new election after Netanyahu misses coalition deadline In a stunning development, Israel’s parliament voted to break itself up early Thursday, sending the country to a second election this year as P...
21:16 2019-05-29

OIC summit condemns any decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) said it condemns any position adopted by an international body that supports prolonging occupation of P...
00:32 2019-06-01

Palestinians report Gaza truce with Israel as violence ebbs Palestinian officials said an Egyptian-mediated ceasefire agreement was reached with Israel on Monday to end a recent surge of violence in the Gaza S...
09:32 2019-05-22

Israel to hold new election after Netanyahu fails to form government Israel's parliament voted to dissolve itself early Thursday, sending the country to an unprecedented second snap election this year as Prime Minister...
04:48 2019-05-30

Regenerative medicine firm CollPlant launches Israel R&D center CollPlant, which makes products for tissue repair and organ manufacturing from its recombinant human collagen, has launched a new research and develo...
12:00 2019-05-22

Israel's Netanyahu names new Golan settlement 'Trump Heights' Israel's cabinet has visited the Golan Heights to inaugurate the country's controversial new settlement. In March, Trump recognized the territory tha...
17:16 2019-06-16

One of the Oldest Islamic Holy Sites in the World Discovered in Israel The remains of a 1,200-year-old mosque have been unearthed in Israel’s Negev desert and it’s being celebrated as one of the earliest known mosques in...
01:16 2019-07-24

Israel Folau says he will seek apology from Rugby Australia over sacking Folau also claims in interview with Alan Jones and Peta Credlin that Rugby Australia offered him money to take down Instagram postIsrael Folau has sa...
15:32 2019-06-27

Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar rip Trump, Israel for barring them Rep. Rashida Tlaib on Monday decried Israel’s decision to ban her and fellow Rep. Ilhan Omar from visiting the Jewish State — tearfully recalling her...
19:32 2019-08-19

Israel's Wix.com second-quarter profit up, raises 2019 revenue outlook Wix.com, which helps small businesses build and operate websites, reported higher profit in the second quarter and raised its revenue forecast for 20...
04:48 2019-07-24

Israel names new Golan Heights community after Donald Trump Israel announced that it has named a new community in the disputed Golan Heights after President Donald Trump for his recognition of Israeli rule ove...
05:32 2019-06-17

Feds: Man aided Hamas, threatened to kill Israel supporters Federal authorities say a man sought to aid a terrorist organization and threatened to "shoot everybody" at a pro-Israel march and bomb Trump Tower i...
13:48 2019-05-22

Robert Kraft feted in Israel for ‘Jewish Nobel Prize’ JERUSALEM — Israel is rolling out the red carpet for New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft, who arrives next week to collect the Genesis Prize, a p...
01:48 2019-06-13

Rep. Omar to Fellow Lawmakers: Go to Israel and See the ‘Cruel Reality of the Occupation’ ST. PAUL, Minn. — Democratic Reps. Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib sharply criticized Israel on Monday for denying them entry to the Jewish state ...
20:32 2019-08-19

Israel, Hamas adding security after Gaza border incursions The Israeli government is staging additional security in Gaza to foil militants' entry to areas near the border, which officials say has happened mul...
22:16 2019-08-13