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Benjamin Netanyahu appointed as new Prime Minister of Israel

Israeli President Reuven Rivlin has formally nominated Benjamin Netanyahu for a fourth consecutive term as prime minister and officially launched a process that is expected to result in a new government dominated by religious and nationalist parties in the coming weeks. Now, Netanyahu has 28 days to form a government, with a possible extension of ..


Israel denies hackers’ voter registry breach claim

Officials of Israel poll have cancelled the claim by hackers that they had broken into the database of Israeli voters just before the Parliamentary elections tomorrow. Israel will go to the polls on 10th April to elect the “Knesset”, or “Parliament”. Hackers have claimed they had stolen information on millions of Israelis after breaking into ..


Israel’s Aerospace Industries sign $93 million Naval MRSAM deal with Indian Navy

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) has recently signed agreements worth $93 million for providing Naval MRSAM (Medium Range Surface-to-Air Missile) systems to India. The contracts for the air defence system were entered with the Indian Navy and the Cochin Shipyard. Under the contracts, IAI will provide complementary systems for the air defense system (ADS). The MRSAM ..


Current Affairs: January 10, 2012

Government allows 100% FDI in single brand retail The Government allows 100% FDI in single brand retail with immediate effect. A notification in this regard has been issued by the Ministry of Commerce. The objective of this important move is to attract more foreign direct investment in production and marketing of consumer goods and improving ..