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PepsiCo is buying SodaStream for $3.2 billion
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August 20, 2018 - 9:29 am
By Rishi Iyengar (CNN Money) -- Indra Nooyi isn't done yet. The PepsiCo chief executive announced Monday that Pepsi is buying SodaStream, one of the world's top sparkling water brands. Pepsi will take over the Israeli company known for its DIY seltzer makers in a deal worth $3.2 billion. Nooyi said...
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In this June 14, 2017, file photo, provided by the Syrian Civil Defense group known as the White Helmets, shows civilians rushing out of the damaged buildings after airstrikes hit a school housing a number of displaced people.
Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets via AP, File
July 22, 2018 - 10:17 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military evacuated hundreds of Syrian rescue workers known as White Helmets from the volatile frontier area on the Golan Heights and transported them to Jordan, following a request by the United States and its European allies, officials said Sunday. It was the first...
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Smoke trails are seen as rockets are launched from the Gaza Strip toward Israel, in Gaza City.
AP Photo/Sami Shehada
July 15, 2018 - 8:55 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military lifted its restrictions along the Gaza border Sunday, indicating it had accepted an Egypt-mediated cease-fire that ended a 24-hour round of fighting with Hamas militants that had threatened to devolve into all-out war. The military had shut down a popular beach...
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Britain's Prince William arrives on a Royal Air Force plane at the Ben Gurion airport in Tel Aviv, Israel, Monday, June 25, 2018.
AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner
June 25, 2018 - 5:18 pm
By Aron Heller, Associated Press JERUSALEM (AP) — Prince William arrived in Israel on Monday for the first-ever official visit of a member of the British royal family to the tumultuous region London once ruled. Arriving from neighboring Jordan, the Duke of Cambridge landed at Israel's Ben-Gurion...
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Israeli Opposition Leader and Zionist Union Chairman Isaac Herzog speaks at the AIPAC Policy Conference 2017 in Washington.
AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File
June 24, 2018 - 12:23 pm
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's opposition leader has been appointed chairman of the Jewish Agency for Israel, a non-governmental organization responsible for bridging Israel and Jewish communities worldwide. The organization issued a statement Sunday that its board of governors unanimously elected Isaac...
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The Duke of Cambridge attends the official handover of the newly built Defence and National Rehabilitation Centre (DNRC) at The Stanford Hall Estate, Nottinghamshire, to the nation.
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June 24, 2018 - 9:02 am
By Laura Smith-Spark and David Wilkinson (CNN) - - Prince William arrived in Jordan on Sunday on the first stop of a five-day Middle East tour that will make him the first British royal to pay an official visit to Israel and the Palestinian territories. The Duke of Cambridge will meet with Crown...
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Ultra-Orthodox Jews look towards the direction of the Western Wall during U.S. President Donald Trump's visit to the Western Wall in Jerusalem.
Xinhua/Sipa USA
June 10, 2018 - 9:51 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — An opinion poll published Sunday shows deep divisions between Israelis and American Jews, particularly in relation to President Donald Trump, highlighting the growing rift between the world's two largest Jewish communities. The survey of the American Jewish Committee showed 77...
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Palestinian medics and protesters evacuate a wounded youth
AP Photo/Adel Hana
June 08, 2018 - 2:09 pm
By Fares Akram, Associated Press GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israeli troops fired live rounds and tear gas as thousands of Palestinians protested near the Gaza border fence Friday, and at least three demonstrators were killed, including a teenage boy, with over 600 wounded, Gaza health officials...
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Netanyahu is meeting France's President Macron as part of his European tour, in an effort to rally support from allies over Iran.
Philippe Wojazer, pool via AP
June 05, 2018 - 5:07 pm
PARIS (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and French President Emmanuel Macron held a joint news conference Tuesday yet stuck to their opposing views on Iran and the 2015 deal that curbed its nuclear program. Talking to reporters in Paris after meeting the French leader at the Elysee...
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Smoke rises following an Israeli strikes on Gaza City
AP Photo/Hatem Moussa
May 30, 2018 - 8:56 am
By Fares Akram, Associated Press GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Gaza's Hamas rulers said Wednesday they had agreed to a cease-fire with Israel to end the largest flare-up of violence between the sides since a 2014 war. Khalil al-Hayya, a senior Hamas official, said Egyptian mediators intervened "...
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