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Two suspects arrested for allegedly transporting terror cash

The two Jenin residents, aged 20 and 30, have been arrested and are now being questioned by authorities.

Money
Saudi Arabia tries to develop counter-leverage with dollar threat

The kingdom could not afford to jeopardize its security relationship and close ties with the present U.S. administration.

By REUTERS
05/04/2019
Dollar and shekel, side by side
Shekel strengthening against dollar, amid U.S. political crisis

The dollar is struggling on world markets because of the political chaos in Washington over the House of Representatives refusal to approve President Trump's budget.

By SIMON GRIVER/GLOBES
27/12/2018
Dollar and shekel, side by side
Shekel at weakest against dollar in two years

Consumer Price Index fell 0.3% in November and inflation over the past 12 months is running at 1.2%.

By GLOBES/SIMON GRIVER
18/12/2018
The Dollar and Yuan compete for influence.
U.S. Treasury yields retreat from 4-yr high as stock selloff deepens

Wall Street indexes closed off the lows of the day but the Dow and S&P 500 both fell more than 4.0 percent, posting their biggest daily percentage drops since August 2011.

By REUTERS
05/02/2018
Dollar and shekel, side by side
Shekel strengthens, dollar weakens, and trade industry braves the storm

The shekel is now 11% stronger than it was at this time last year, with one dollar trading for 3.4 shekels, according to the Bank of Israel rate on Monday.

Quick and easy transfers: Joseph Sokol (left) and Meir Leff.
Living on dollars in Israel

Many transactions require pricey international wire fees, making transferring and converting amounts under $10,000 financially inefficient.

By Rivkah Lambert Adler
16/11/2017
The Dollar and Yuan compete for influence.
Analysis: The Petrodollar system holds a stable Middle East

The new US administration has shown its support for Saudi Arabia with this year’s weapons deal is a last ditch attempt to keep the Petrodollar alive.

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