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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, center right, takes part in a welcome ceremony for him at the London Stock Exchange in the City of London, Friday, Nov. 3, 2017. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)

Israel’s Economy Set to Grow Into 2019

Israel’s economy is set to grow at an annual pace of more than 3% through 2019 thanks to natural gas development and higher wages, but the continued increase in housing prices poses a risk to the country’s banks, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development said in a report.

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OECD Forced to U-Turn on Dire ‘Quality of Life’ Brexit Predictions

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has u-turned on its dire Brexit predictions, admitting that “quality of life” in Britain will, in fact, “probably remain to a very great extent as it is today”. Prior to Britain’s referendum

Apple CEO Tim Cook has announced plans to build an app design facility in the southern Indian city of Bangalore

Apple CEO Tim Cook Argues for Globalization

Apple CEO Tim Cook, declaring that globalization is “great for the world,” announced at the China Development Forum 2017 last week that the company will spend $507 million to open two additional research centers in the People’s Republic of China.

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Israel’s High Tech Boom Threatened by Shallow Labor Pool

In the high tech hub of Tel Aviv, where companies have been responsible for ground-breaking advances like the USB stick, Or Offer never thought it would be hard to find workers for his fast-growing Internet data firm SimilarWeb.

Women make 'Pan de Cadiz', a variety of turron mixed with dried fruits at the Turrones Primitivo Rovira factory on November 24, 2015 in Jijona, Spain.

Gender Wage Gaps In Israel Among Highest In Developed World

The Jerusalem Post reports: Gender wage gaps in Israel are among the highest in the developed world, according to a new report released by the Shoresh Institute ahead of International Women’s Day, marked annually on March 8. The report, written by

Matkot is the most popular game on Israel's beaches, with fierce, hard-hitting sessions played on the Tel Aviv waterfront and shores across the country. AFP PHOTO/MENAHEM KAHANA (Photo credit should read MENAHEM KAHANA/AFP/Getty Images)

OECD: Israelis are Underpaid, Overworked but Happy, Healthy

TEL AVIV – Despite a huge gap between rich and poor, a dismal housing market, and low wages, Israel still ranks high in terms of overall life satisfaction, according to a report released Sunday by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development

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Ireland Wants To Impose Minimum Price For Alcohol

Ireland is set to introduce minimum alcohol pricing in a bid to reduce drinking levels that are among the highest in the Western world, the government announced Wednesday. The bill comes as part of a wider push to change what

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Report: Soaring Figures Put UK Among Top Nations For Net Migration

The UK experienced the third largest increase in net migration of any major nation in 2014, making it the third largest net recipient of migrants globally. The UK is the only country to feature within the top positions in both measures.