By refining gold – in some cases obliging producers and traders to sell their gold to home-grown refineries – states hope to capture value that is being lost
Seizure of export terminals poses challenge to rival UN-backed government, which collects revenue from oil production, ahead of conference to end the civil war
Letter to House speaker urges passing act introduced in part by unconfirmed report of plans to expand ban to other Muslim majority countries
Netanyahu ‘Optimistic’ as Russian Media Report Possible Breakthrough in Talk to Release Jailed Israeli
Call comes after top Moscow diplomat says not considering deal to release Naama Issachar, who is serving a seven-and-a-half-year sentence for drug charges
At least 220 people were injured in the clashes, which were among the worst scene of rioting since protests broke out
Militants tell Haaretz they are upset over gap between situation on the ground and reports of loosening restrictions: 'Israel expects quiet, but we want to live'
Canada still needs to approve the trade deal before it can take effect and replace the 26-year-old North American Free Trade Agreement reviled by Trump