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  • Strike shuts Israel’s Haifa port

    October 6, 2014 | 10:59 am

    Workers at Israel's state-owned Haifa Port went on strike on Monday, shutting one of the major trade gateways, over a government plan to build private, competing ports.

    "Every hour of the strike causes heavy damage and weighs on Israeli exports and imports," said Chamber of...

  • Israel public sector strike headed for third day

    February 9, 2012 | 3:03 pm

    Israel’s banks, ports and stock market were closed in the second day of a general strike on Thursday that threatened to drag on for another 24 hours after negotiations between unions and government hit new obstacles.

    The strike called by the Histadrut labor federation, an umbrella...