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Israeli ice hockey gains traction in Mediterranean nation

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Israeli ice hockey gains traction in Mediterranean nation

Unlike some Olympic powerhouses, Israel has just three athletes competing in the winter games, including an ice-dancing brother-sister team and a skier. But that could change in the coming years if growing interest in one Olympic sport turns more competitive. Arieh O'Sullivan of The Media Line caught up with an enthusiastic squad of Israeli athletes who love to play ice hockey.

Posted: February 12, 2010 13:14   Comments: 5
Developer builds Palestinian West Bank’s first planned city

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Developer builds Palestinian West Bank’s first planned city

There's an ambitious $500 million invested in homes for tens of thousands of Palestinians, 6 miles north of Ramallah -- in the West Bank's first planned Palestinian city: Rawabi. Project managers still need approval from Israel for access roads, but they went ahead anyway with the groundbreaking earlier this month. Felice Friedson of The Media Line reports.

Posted: January 13, 2010 15:53   Comments: 2
Foreign investment jumpstarts the Palestinian economy

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Foreign investment jumpstarts the Palestinian economy

U.S. envoy George Mitchell recently said that Israel has reduced the number of checkpoints and roadblocks in the West Bank, helping economic growth. For its part, last year the U.S. gave nearly $1 billion in assistance to the Palestinians. Felice Friedson of The Media Line looks at broader attempts to foster growth and foreign investment in the Palestinian economy.

Posted: January 7, 2010 14:15   Comments: 22
Jerusalem schoolchildren dance their way to the U.S.

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Jerusalem schoolchildren dance their way to the U.S.

A group of Palestinian schoolchildren is heading to Washington this weekend for what may be the performance of their lives. They are dancers who specialize in a traditional Palestinian dance.

Posted: September 25, 2009 11:03   Comments: 5
Salt therapy catches on in Jerusalem

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Salt therapy catches on in Jerusalem

People have come to the Dead Sea for thousands of years to benefit from the minerals found in its mud. Now, salt therapy is being touted as the latest prescription for good health.

Posted: September 18, 2009 09:30   Comments: 1
Israel unveils miniature spy plane

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Israel unveils miniature spy plane

As Israel prepares for possible future wars, the country has unveiled its latest weapon -- a miniature spy plane that can be launched almost as easily as a model airplane in a field. But this is no toy, and has already seen action in two major war zones.

Posted: August 6, 2009 13:30   Comments: 29
U.S.-backed alliance beats Hezbollah in Lebanon’s election

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U.S.-backed alliance beats Hezbollah in Lebanon’s election

Official election results show that Lebanon has voted to maintain its pro-western government majority, which beat out another coalition led by Hezbollah. Mohamad Bazzi of the Council on Foreign Relations discusses what the results mean for Hezbollah, for the stability of Lebanon and for American foreign policy in the region.

Posted: June 8, 2009 10:12   Comments: 3

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