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Israeli president touts business ties on first Bahrain visit
Business

Israeli president touts business ties on first Bahrain visit

DUBAI, Dec 4 (Reuters) - Bahrain's King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa met President Isaac Herzog on Sunday in the first visit by an Israeli head of state to the Gulf state since the countries forged ties two years ago and as a right-wing coalition government takes shape in Israel.Herzog, whose post is largely ceremonial, will then visit the United Arab Emirates, which also normalised ties with Israel in U.S.-brokered pacts known as the Abraham Accords and had already hosted the Israeli president."I have come here with a distinguished delegation of people who lead the business sector in Israel, who are eager to connect and do business with the people of Bahrain," Herzog said according to a statement provided by his office.King Hamad also voiced hope the visit would strengthen bilateral relati...
Israeli forces kill Palestinian youth in the West Bank, health officials say
Health

Israeli forces kill Palestinian youth in the West Bank, health officials say

RAMALLAH, West Bank, Nov 5 (Reuters) - Israeli soldiers fatally shot a Palestinian 18-year-old in the occupied West Bank on Saturday, health officials said, the latest in a string of deadly incidents in the territory.The Israeli military said its soldiers had opened fire at people throwing rocks at Israeli vehicles driving down a road and that "hits were confirmed".The Palestinian Health Ministry said the teenager had been killed and a second Palestinian wounded by the Israeli gunfire.Violence in territories where Palestinians seek statehood has surged in recent months after Israel launched a crackdown in response to a spate of lethal street attacks in its cities.On Thursday, Israeli forces killed four Palestinians in the West Bank and Jerusalem, including an Islamic Jihad militant and ...