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Israel launches spy satellite, Ofek 16, to keep a better eye on its enemies
science

Israel launches spy satellite, Ofek 16, to keep a better eye on its enemies

The Defense Ministry called Ofek 16 "an electro-optical reconnaissance satellite with advanced capabilities."

Israeli startup makes 3D printed vegan steak they claim can actually pass as the real thing
News & Analysis

Israeli startup makes 3D printed vegan steak they claim can actually pass as the real thing

Israeli star chef Assaf Granit said that eight out of ten people wouldn’t know the difference between real meat and the vegan steak.

How Congress lost PV Narasimha Rao, its hero of liberalisation, ‘Look East’ and Israel policies
Politics

How Congress lost PV Narasimha Rao, its hero of liberalisation, ‘Look East’ and Israel policies

Many argue PV Narasimha Rao was India’s finest prime minister, but not his own Congress party and its dynastic ‘high command’.

In conversation with Fauda director Rotem Shamir: 'The show portrays the circle of violence that doesn't end'
Entertainment

In conversation with Fauda director Rotem Shamir: 'The show portrays the circle of violence that doesn't end'

With a successful third season of Fauda behind him, director Rotem Shamir speaks about his experiences helming “the Narcos of the Middle East” and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, which serves as the setting for the series.

Israel announces partnership with UAE to fight coronavirus; Abu Dhabi throws cold water over proclamation
World

Israel announces partnership with UAE to fight coronavirus; Abu Dhabi throws cold water over proclamation

A public partnership with the UAE would have been a political windfall for Benjamin Netanyahu, who has sought to build ties with Arab countries without making progress on a peace accord with the Palestinians

Narendra Modi, Benjamin Netanyahu discuss expanding cooperation in research for vaccine to fight COVID-19 pandemic
India

Narendra Modi, Benjamin Netanyahu discuss expanding cooperation in research for vaccine to fight COVID-19 pandemic

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday discussed with his Israeli counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu the potential areas in which the two countries can expand cooperation in the backdrop of the COVID-19 pandemic, including research and development efforts in the field of vaccines.

Genetic sampling of the Dead Sea Scrolls help scientists uncover the origin story
science

Genetic sampling of the Dead Sea Scrolls help scientists uncover the origin story

The Dead Sea Scrolls are a collection of hundreds of manuscripts and thousands of fragments of ancient Jewish religious texts, discovered in 1947.

China's ambassador to Israel found dead at Tel Aviv home, says foreign ministry; police investigating death of 58-yr-old
World

China's ambassador to Israel found dead at Tel Aviv home, says foreign ministry; police investigating death of 58-yr-old

The Chinese ambassador to Israel was found dead in his home north of Tel Aviv on Sunday, Israel’s Foreign Ministry said.

Indian Army considers allowing young professionals to join force for 3-year tenure: A look at military conscription laws around the world
India

Indian Army considers allowing young professionals to join force for 3-year tenure: A look at military conscription laws around the world

Such a voluntary three-year-stint in the army would be distinct from a permanent job in the armed forces, which entails pension and other such benefits.

New govt set to take charge in Israel after 3 deadlocked elections; Netanyahu secures historic fifth term after striking power-sharing deal with rival Gantz
World

New govt set to take charge in Israel after 3 deadlocked elections; Netanyahu secures historic fifth term after striking power-sharing deal with rival Gantz

After three deadlocked and divisive elections, and a year and a half of political paralysis, a new government will finally take charge in Israel on Thursday

Despite COVID-19, Mike Pompeo arrives in Israel to discuss West Bank annexation plan with Netanyahu and Gantz
World

Despite COVID-19, Mike Pompeo arrives in Israel to discuss West Bank annexation plan with Netanyahu and Gantz

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met Wednesday with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to discuss Israel's plans to annex parts of the West Bank, as Israeli troops shot and killed a Palestinian teen in a clash with stone-throwers in the occupied territory

Mike Pompeo holds video conference with counterparts from India, Brazil, four other nations, discusses international cooperation, accountability over COVID-19
World

Mike Pompeo holds video conference with counterparts from India, Brazil, four other nations, discusses international cooperation, accountability over COVID-19

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has discussed with his counterparts from India, Australia, Brazil, Israel, Japan and South Korea the importance of international cooperation, transparency, and accountability in combatting the COVID-19 pandemic and in addressing its causes

Israeli high court allows Benjamin Netanyahu to form government despite indictments; PM set for record fifth term
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Israeli high court allows Benjamin Netanyahu to form government despite indictments; PM set for record fifth term

In a ruling late on Wednesday, Israel’s Supreme Court refused to bar Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu from forming a government, clearing the last major obstacle to his claiming a record fifth term as Israel’s leader

Israel isolates key coronavirus antibody in 'significant breakthrough' in quest for treatment for infection, claims defence minister
World

Israel isolates key coronavirus antibody in 'significant breakthrough' in quest for treatment for infection, claims defence minister

Israel has isolated a key coronavirus antibody at its main biological research laboratory, the Israeli defence minister said on Monday, calling the step a 'significant breakthrough' toward a possible treatment for the COVID-19 pandemic.

Intel buys Israeli startup Moovit for $900 mn; plans to become a 'complete mobility provider'
Business

Intel buys Israeli startup Moovit for $900 mn; plans to become a 'complete mobility provider'

Israeli urban mobility startup Moovit has more than 800 million users and services in 3,100 cities across 102 countries.

Israel political impasse ends: Benjamin Netanyahu to remain PM as Benny Gantz accepts unity government proposal
World

Israel political impasse ends: Benjamin Netanyahu to remain PM as Benny Gantz accepts unity government proposal

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel and his former challenger, Benny Gantz, agreed Monday night to establish a unity government, a deal that finally breaks a yearlong political impasse and keeps Netanyahu in office as he faces trial on corruption charges

In Israel's Tel Aviv, rally sees thousands in face masks protesting erosion of democracy under Benjamin Netanyahu
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In Israel's Tel Aviv, rally sees thousands in face masks protesting erosion of democracy under Benjamin Netanyahu

Protesters on Sunday accused Benjamin Netanyahu of exploiting the crisis to evade his looming trial and cement his lengthy rule.

Israel edges closer to fourth election as Benjamin Netanyahu-Benny Gantz power-sharing talks falter
World

Israel edges closer to fourth election as Benjamin Netanyahu-Benny Gantz power-sharing talks falter

The Israel president on Thursday handed the task of forming a government to Parliament, starting a 21-day countdown that could lead to new elections, after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his chief rival, Benny Gantz, missed another midnight deadline to reach a power-sharing agreement

Gay-themed Israeli drama 15 Years may have missed the theatres, but offers the cozy comfort of personal viewing
Entertainment

Gay-themed Israeli drama 15 Years may have missed the theatres, but offers the cozy comfort of personal viewing

Watching something as quiet and delicate as 15 Years feels like reading a book. It feels personal. You want a one-to-one experience, not a shared one.

Uncovering Israel's not-so-secret weapon in the fight against COVID-19: The spies of Mossad
World

Uncovering Israel's not-so-secret weapon in the fight against COVID-19: The spies of Mossad

Mossad officers, primarily associated with covert operations abroad in the name of protecting Israel, are not normally in the business of public health