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The United States unveiled the economic aspects of its Middle East plan – a $50 billion economic formula for Israeli-Palestinian peace – in Bahrain on Tuesday as part of an investment-driven strategy toward economic progress for the Palestinians, which the U.S. described as a precondition to end the decades-long conflict....

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NFL quarterback Deshaun Watson and quarterback trainer Quincy Avery are touring Israel this week, accompanied by an Emmy-nominated film crew making a documentary about the star Houston Texans football player. The 23-year-old devout Christian said he was thrilled to be offered the opportunity of a week-long trip to Israel by...

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In extraordinary comments on Friday, a top-ranking Saudi diplomat said that “the blood conflict” between Israel and the Arab world “had lasted too long” and that the time for normalization has come. “Us Saudis and all Gulf States plus Egypt and Jordan realize that the age of going to war...

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The United States released Saturday the economic portion of its long-awaited Middle East peace plan – a 40-page document detailing a $50 billion, 10-year investment plan for the Palestinian Authority, Egypt, Jordan, and Lebanon ahead of the U.S.-sponsored economic conference in Bahrain on June 25-26. The White House said on...

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Robert Kraft, the owner of the New England Patriots, accepted Israel’s prestigious Genesis Prize at a ceremony in Jerusalem on Thursday, where he pledged $20 million to establish a foundation that will fight anti-Semitism and combat the anti-Semitic Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) campaign. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and...

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Israeli journalists from six media outlets have been approved by Bahrain to cover the U.S.-led economic workshop that will take place in the country on June 25-26, in what is seen as an unprecedented move by a country with no formal ties to the Jewish State. The Kingdom reportedly granted...

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A sustainable Israeli packaging solution is now being offered by Google Express as a cost-effective and plastic-free alternative to the hundreds of retailers and brands on its U.S. shopping platform. TIPA, founded by two Israeli moms in 2010, innovated an award-winning line of compostable flexible packaging now used in several...

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Israeli experts will assist the northern Indian state of Punjab to develop a plan for the conservation and management of critical water resources to tackle declining ground water in the region, David Gerstman reported in the Algemeiner. Punjab’s water resources minister, Sukhbinder Singh Sarkaria, met Saturday with a team of...

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Scientists cannot yet make a living copy of your brain. But researchers at Israel’s Ben-Gurion University and Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles have done something almost as astounding: on a chip, they’ve duplicated patients’ blood-brain barrier (BBB) using the individuals’ own cells. The BBB-Chip functions as it would in...

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Underlining Israel’s growing importance as a worldwide auto-tech hub, major automakers Ford, Renault and Nissan all opened innovation facilities in Tel Aviv over the past few weeks. Renault-Nissan’s 1,600-square-meter Alliance Innovation Lab Tel Aviv, in an exclusive partnership with the Israel Innovation Authority, focuses on Israeli startups developing products and...

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