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Israel appoints new minister to oversee telecom reforms

Monday 29 May 2017 | 09:33 CET | News
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has appointed Ayoob Kara, a minister in his Likud party, as communications minister, who will oversee Israel's telecom market as it undergoes significant reforms, Reuters reported. Netanyahu himself held the post until he relinquished it in February amid allegations he had negotiated a deal with a newspaper owner for good press coverage. The communications ministry has oversight of the telecoms and broadcast media industries.

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