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The new world disorder

New Statesman 07 Dec 2023
Israel stands at the heart of this global geopolitical war. That is because Israel, it seems, won’t waver ... Ultimately, the shadow war between Israel and Iran – which includes Israel’s industrial sabotage of Iranian nuclear materiel and its suspected assassination of Iranian nuclear scientists – may ignite into a full-scale conflict.

Hollywood’s Israel problem

Al Jazeera 07 Dec 2023
Why, then, does Hollywood have such an Israel problem? To be sure, there is no need to resort to conspiracy theories to explain the film industry’s affection for a state synonymous with oppression; quite simply, Israel’s very special relationship with the United States means that ...

Rights groups file legal challenge with UK court, urging a halt on British arms exports ...

Killeen Daily Herald 07 Dec 2023
to stop granting licenses for weapons exports to Israel, activists said Thursday ... Rights groups have long opposed British arms exports to Israel. The Campaign Against Arms Trade nonprofit group says British industry, namely BAE Systems, provides some 15% of the components in the F35 stealth combat aircraft used by Israel.

Spouting private opinions in public

Jamaica Observer 07 Dec 2023
I see a somewhat similar scenario with the recent actions of Senator Aubyn Hill, the minister of industry, investment and commerce. He addressed a function recently and clearly expressed support for Israel in its conflict with Palestine, which was contrary to the official position the Government has declared.

Airlines see stable profits in 2024

GDN Online 07 Dec 2023
Industry profits must be put into proper perspective,” IATA’s head Willie Walsh said ... Global instability, including the Israel-Hamas war and the Ukraine war, could negatively impact the sector, the industry body warned, especially as they continue to drive up oil prices.

EVs face being taxed out of contention in Israel

Globes 07 Dec 2023
Israel’s vehicle importing industry is bracing for a 35% rise in purchase tax on electric cars on January 1 ... Ministry of Finance sources told "Globes" ... ....

Planning a cruise holiday? Do it now before price hikes come into effect

Independent online (SA) 07 Dec 2023
7 attacks in Israel, industry-wide bookings for 2024 were about 25% higher than in 2019 for bookings in 2020 ... at this time in 2019 headed into 2020, said Dave Spinelli, senior vice president of industry relations at Intele Travel, a host travel agency in Delray Beach, Florida.

Israel's economy is resilient — despite the Hamas attack and its aftermath. Here's why

Times Telegram 06 Dec 2023
Israel resumed its airstrikes on Gaza after the seven-day cease-fire deal expired, hitting areas where residents were sheltering ... Israel’s economy is heavily dependent on its tech industry, which accounts for 18% of its GDP and about 50% of its exports ... Over 450 leading multi-national companies have R&D and innovation activity in Israel.

Morocco to build satellite with Israel Aerospace Industries

The New Arab 06 Dec 2023
"According to many sources, Morocco chose an Israeli group, possibly Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI), at the end of the summer to provide it with a new surveillance satellite, intended to replace Mohammed VI-A satellite launched in 2017," wrote the French publication on Tuesday.

Conflict with Hamas severely affects Israel's diamond trade: report

Xinhua 06 Dec 2023
6 (Xinhua) -- The ongoing conflict with Hamas has sharply reduced Israel's volume of rough diamond imports and exports, according to a review issued by the country's Ministry of Economy and Industry on Wednesday. Israel's ...

Buying Israel’s weapons is a bigger EU priority than aiding Palestinians

The Electronic Intifada 06 Dec 2023
With a depressing sense of inevitability, the USAID boss [flew]https.//…) to Egypt this week ... Without doubt, then, the amount which the EU hands over to Israel’s weapons industry far exceeds humanitarian aid for Palestinians.

U.S. Bans Visas for Settlers Involved in Violence; Divided Senate Votes on Israeli, Ukraine Funding

Democracy Now 06 Dec 2023
The U.S. government’s rare rebuke of Israel comes as the Senate is voting today on a $106 billion spending package which would send more military funding to Ukraine and Israel ... Israel & PalestineGazaMilitary Industrial ComplexSenate. .

Susan Sarandon dropped by indie film production company amid anti-Semitism row

Iosco County News Herald 06 Dec 2023
The 77-year-old was cast to appear in PTO Films’ short movie ‘Slipping Away’ – a thriller about a schizophrenic man who “struggles with his own psychosis and his wife’s extramarital affair” – was ditched from a film project being run by the firm after she stunned her industry and fans by spending the past few weeks raging against Israel.

Rising war risks prompt property insurers to rethink cover

Reuters 06 Dec 2023
However, international underwriters have largely pulled out from offering such policies in Ukraine following Russia's invasion and heavily scaled back business in Israel since its conflict with Hamas, industry sources told Reuters ... "There's a lot more markets who are reluctant to write (cover for) Israel now than they were before.

PwC: Israel tech exits plunge 56% in 2023

Globes 06 Dec 2023
The 2023 Exit Report by PwC Israel, released today, paints a gloomy picture of the technology industry in Israel ... ....

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