Abbas: Israel’s Closure of Temple Mount Mosque ‘Declaration of War’

Arab Riot Temple Mount

Israel’s decision to temporarily close to all visitors the Temple Mount compound, where the Al-Aqsa Mosque is located, following the shooting of Rabbi Yehuda Glick is tantamount to a “declaration of war,” Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas said Thursday, according to an AFP report. “This dangerous Israeli escalation is a declaration of war on the Palestinian people and its sacred places and on the Arab and Islamic More...

Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Sells Marketing Unit to Robert Kraft

Warren Buffett & Carlyle CEO David Rubenstein Discussion At DC Eco Club

Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway’s Media segment sold  its marketing and direct mail division to Robert Kraft, a businessman in Wisconsin. Terry Kroeger, head More...

Tower and Physical Logic Take on $2.6 Billion Navigation Market

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Israeli Tower Semiconductor Ltd. (Nasdaq: TSEM; TASE: TSEM) (which trades as TowerJazz) and Physical Logic Ltd., a developer of MEMS-based sensor applications, have announced More...

Stratasys Stock Faltering, Provided FX for ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’

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Stratasys’ stock plummeted 7% and then mostly recovered to finish down only 1.8% yesterday on news that corporate titan Hewlit Packard plans to enter the field of 3D printing. More...

Convoy of peshmerga vehicles is escorted by Turkish Kurds on their way to the Turkish-Syrian border, in Kiziltepe near the southeastern city of Mardin

Iraqi Kurdish Forces Enter Syria to Fight Islamic State

- SURUC Turkey (Reuters) – A first group of Iraqi Kurdish peshmerga fighters entered the besieged Syrian town of Kobani on Thursday to help push back Islamic State militants More...

Liberian Clergy Ask God’s Forgiveness for Gays and Ebola Rates Decline

The Liberian Observer reported back in July that more than 100 bishops, pastors, evangelists and ministers under the Liberia Council of Churches convened in Monrovia and concluded More...

Kerry Says Reported U.S. Slur of Israel’s Netanyahu ‘Damaging’

- WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The description of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as a “chickenshit” by an anonymous U.S. official as quoted in a U.S. magazine More...

Valooto Raises $1.5 Million for Sales Platform

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Valooto Ltd., an Israeli provider of a Software as a Service Collaborative Sales Engagement Platform, has closed a $1.5M More...

Israeli NeuroDerm Announces Success in New Parkinson’s Treatment

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NeuroDerm, an Israeli clinical-stage pharmaceutical company, announced that patients with moderate to severe Parkinson’s More...

Benny Landa Benny Landa Named Israeli Entrepreneur of the Year

- The founder of Indigo was given the award at the Journey conference, sponsored by “Globes”...

Wolfgang Schäuble Germany’s Federal Minister of Finance Wolfgang SchäUble: Why Taxation Must Go Global

- BERLIN – We are witnessing profound changes in the way that the world economy works....

By Stephen S. Roach Former Chairman of Morgan Stanley Asia Stephen Roach: Last Chance for Japan?

- NEW HAVEN – Japan is the petri dish for the struggle against the secular stagnation...

Time Warner Cable Misses, Comcast Merger Slow

Robert Rob Marcus

-   Time Warner Cable missed on earnings due to lower subscriptions. CEO Robert Marcus reported the merger More...

Jim Cramer: What to Buy on the Fed Decision

On CNBC’s Mad Money, Jim Cramer  discussed what stocks are worth buying on concerns the Fed may taper More...

Ishay Davidi’s FIMI to Merge 2 Companies in Cost Saving Move

  FIMI Opportunity Funds, controlled by Ishay Davidi, is considering a structural change in Ormat. The More...

IRmep Files Federal Suit Against Israeli Charities for Supporting Nuclear Weapons

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A new Federal suit has been filed in the U.S. which aims to go after charities that contribute to Israel for More...

Jerusalem Court Rejects Police Claim of Anti-Assimilation Group’s Ties to Violence

Jerusalem District Court on Monday rejected claims by police linking the activities of Lehava, an organization More...

Polish Court to Mull Ban on Kosher Slaughter

A Polish Constitutional Tribunal will hold a hearing on that country’s ban on kosher slaughter, JTA reported. The More...