Tel Aviv jam

Israel's roads most heavily congested in OECD

The OECD states that Israel's green tax on cars in fact subsidizes new car purchases and contributes to traffic congestion.

Eggs with forged markings Photo: Egg Board Israeli inspectors seize eggs smuggled from West Bank

So far this year, Agriculture Ministry inspectors have thwarted smuggling of one million eggs from the West Bank to Israel.

Playtika Chinese consortium in talks to buy Playtika - report

The Chinese join the competition for the Israeli social games company , after a Korean gaming firm bid $4.3 billion, "Reuters" reports.

Israeli law takes major step forward

Israel has taken a major step forward in allowing foreigners to do business in Israel.

drug development Israeli drug developer Entera Bio raises $7.5m

The company is developing an orally administered drug for the treatment of pulmonary hypertension.

EastMakers Photo: PR Israel-China cooperation helps Israeli startups enter China

Three IoT startups will receive an investment and production services in China.

Sami Sagol (Photo: Tamar Matsafi) Sagol family to pay NIS 1.7b tax on Keter sale

The Sagol family will be liable for capital gains tax on the huge sale of Keter Plastic to BG Partners.

Sami Sagol Sami Sagol: Portrait of Mr. Keter

Sagol made Keter Plastic a global company that he has just now sold for $1.7 billion, but what really interests him is brain research.

Michal Halperin Photo: PR Israel Antitrust Authority raids ISSTA tourism co

There are allegation that ISSTA unit Academy Travel is operating a cartel in the organization of youth delegations to Poland.

Hoodies Photo: Eyal Yitzhar Castro confirms talks to buy 50% Hoodies stake

Hoodies CEO Yossi Gabison: The value of the prospective deal is NIS 430 million.

Dr. Norman Bailey Trouble in Turkey

The failed coup in Turkey will make it harder for Erdogan to keep his promise to Israel to rein in Hamas, Norman Bailey argues.

Jerusalem hills Jerusalem: construction beyond green line continues

Despite international condemnation, Jerusalem's District Planning and Building Committee has submitted a plan for 770 homes near Gilo.

Moshe Kahlon Photo: Yonatan Bloom Kahlon plans levy on owners of 3 or more homes

The measure is part of the Minister of Finance's efforts to cool off the housing market.

Startup Israeli cloud service co Redis Labs raises $14m

The company had 350% year over year revenue growth for its Redis Labs Enterprise Cluster downloadable software.

Eyal Desheh Teva raises 1b Swiss francs in debt

The Israeli pharmaceutical company has raised $20.4 billion in debt financing over the past week for the imminent $40 billion acquisition of Actavis.

Michael Golan  picture: Tamar Matzapi Cellcom gets court injunction freezing Golan-Hot agreement

Cellcom alleges that the agreement violates its previously signed agreement to acquire Golan Telecom.

Water  photo: Reuters UK funding Israel-Arab research programs

The two programs are promoting cooperation between Israeli and Palestinian researchers on water and medical research.

Heron UAV Israel Aerospace signs German drone deal

Airbus Defense and Space will operate IAI's Heron 1 for gathering intelligence in Mali.

Eyal Waldman Mellanox reports 5th straight quarter of record revenue

The Israeli big data connectivity company saw revenue rise 9% in the second quarter of 2016.

Shekels Photo: Shutterstock Shekel stronger against dollar, bucking global trend

FXCM Israel: The dollar index is at a 4-month high but the shekel-dollar rate has been stable since mid-May.

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