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The idea dates back to 2011, when it was first proposed as part of an EU package to provide humanitarian assistance to Gaza.
The proposal is believed to have been discussed in meetings between Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and senior White House officials.
Liberman’s Cyprus would include construction of a special pier for cargo ships with goods destined for Gaza.
‘We are dredging Haifa Port as we speak. We have to deepen our port from 15 meters to 17.5 meters in order to make it possible to anchor larger ships,’ Israel Ports Company chairman says.
By NADAV SHEMER
Treasury says it only heard about demands night before.
Transportation Minister Israel Katz toured the building site of the port on Tuesday, commenting on the impressive progress.
By NIV ELIS
The Antitrust Authority says the port company providing specially-tailored discounts to individual vehicle importers and punished others.
By SHARON UDASIN
The port unions have been in an uproar since Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Transportation Minister Israel Katz announced plans to build new, privately-run competing ports.
Histardut Labor Federation Chairman cancels event in which he was expected to react to planned port reforms.
By NIV ELIS, HERB KEINON
Why bother electing governments if unelected legal officials can bar them from setting policy?
By EVELYN GORDON
Hundreds of new wheelchairs purchased by the Yad Sarah charity are held up at port during peak Passover season.
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
Israeli businessman hopes to ship goods through Jordan to Arab world.
By LINDA GRADSTEIN/THE MEDIA LINE
"Israeli authorities were warned that the Haifa Port deal was dangerous for a long, long time, but infrastructure is secondary to technology in the way that China views Israel as a resource"
By EYTAN HALON
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