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The Israeli company that built a wall around Gaza wants to build Donald Trump's wall on the Mexican border

A section of the US-Mexico border wall at Sunland Park opposite the Mexican border city of Ciudad Juarez REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez

The Israeli company that built Israel’s border fence is now seeking to build Donald Trump’s planned wall between the US and Mexico.

Magal Security Systems presented its Fiber Patrol product at a conference on border security, attended by officials from the US Department of Homeland Security, Bloomberg reported.

The company, which previously built Israel’s border fence between Gaza and the West Bank, showed US officials its fibre-optic sensor fencing, which it says is already used at airports and seaports around the world.

The barrier-building business has seen its shares soar by nearly 50 per cent since Mr Trump’s election, Bloomberg reports.

“We have the right product and we have the experience in Israel that helps in showcasing our product,” the company’s chief executive Saar Koursh told the news agency.

Magal Security Systems also helped build a fence a…


Dec. 29, 2016, photo, released by the semi-official Iranian Students News Agency (ISNA), shows long-range S-200 missile fired in a military drill in the port city of Bushehr, on the northern coast of Persian Gulf, Iran. (Amir Kholousi, ISNA via AP)

Originally appeared at ZeroHedge

Iran does appears to not be taking Trump’s escalating threats too seriously, because just one day after the US imposed restrictions on 25 Iranian individuals and entities in response to a ballistic missile test last week (a move which provoked Tehran to answer by saying it would disclose the names of US individuals and companies involved in “helping and founding” terrorist groups), Iran carried out more missile tests during a military exercise on Saturday.

According to Iran’s semi-official Tasnim agency, which cited Amir Ali Hajizadeh, commander of the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps’ aerospace division, Iran successfully tested a range of land-to-land missiles and radar systems during the drills in a 35,000…