Daily Archives: September 12, 2018

Business Briefs – September 12, 2018

Egypt Raises Tariffs Up to 60 Percent for Imported Goods CAIRO (AP) — Egypt’s president has imposed an increase of tariffs on hundreds of imported products, the second time in…

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Stocks Gain a 2nd Day on Tech Rally; Oil Surges

Stocks gained as the technology sector rebounded and energy-related shares rallied with crude oil. Treasury two-year note yields rose to a decade high with the U.S. selling debt and expectations…

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Shaatnez Alert on Belgari Suit

A warning has been issued by the Vaad L’Mishmeres Shatnez (VMS) that consumers retest a suit being sold in several stores in the community. The issue became known through a…

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Gantz Good to Go It Alone in Next Election

The question which has occupied Israeli reporters for months – which party will succeed in recruiting former IDF chief of staff Benny Gantz for the next elections – was answered…

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Liberman in Historic Visit to Georgia

In a first-ever visit by an Israeli defense minister to Georgia, Avigdor Liberman met on Wednesday with his counterpart Levan Izoria in the capital Tbilisi, where they signed agreements on…

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Search On for Stranded Backpacker in Kyrgyzstan

A rescue team set out in a remote region of Kyrgyzstan on Wednesday to find an Israeli backpacker stranded in a mountainous area, according to media reports. The rescuers went…

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Turkey Dumps on Israel, Workers Protest

Turkey has been dumping on Israel again, but this time it’s not the rhetorical dumping of the infamous Erdogan variety. It’s a kind of dumping that’s done with trucks. Workers…

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Ethics Panelists Felled Over Ethics Issue

  Two members of the panel which reviews the ethicality of official appointments were themselves forced to resign on Wednesday after the High Court froze the panel’s proceedings due to…

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