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Benjamin Netanyahu challenger Gideon Saar pledges change with Joe Biden

By JOSEF FEDERMAN TEL AVIV: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s top challenger in upcoming elections is promising a tough line toward Iran and the Palestinians, yet expressed confidence he has the tools to avoid what appears to be a collision course with the incoming Biden administration. In an interview, Gideon Saar voiced harsh criticism of […]

Iran’s supreme leader vows revenge over slain scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh

By AMIR VAHDAT and JON GAMBRELL TEHRAN: Iran’s supreme leader on Saturday demanded the “definitive punishment” of those behind the killing of a scientist who led Tehran’s disbanded military nuclear program, as the Islamic Republic blamed Israel for a slaying that has raised fears of reignited tensions across the Middle East. After years of being […]

Israel, India partners in quest for future with low carbon, pollution levels: Benjamin Netanyahu

By Harinder Mishra JERUSALEM: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has said that his country is India’s partner in its quest for a future with low carbon and pollution levels, and exuded confidence that solar energy would constitute over 25 per cent of his country’s energy supply by 2030. Addressing a digital conference of the India-led […]

Israel, India sign MoU to collaborate in tech innovation

NEW DELHI: An agreement was signed on Tuesday between Israel’s Start-Up Nation Central and India’s International Centre for Entrepreneurship and Technology (iCreate) to initiate a bilateral program to accelerate innovation and technology cooperation. In a statement, the Israeli embassy said the aim of this program is to bring together Israeli and Indian entrepreneurs and start-ups […]

Control of Israel’s El Al Airlines bought by 27-year-old student

JERUSALEM:A 27-year-old U.S.-born yeshiva student has secured control of El Al Israel Airlines ELAL.TA following a public share offering that was a government condition for the carrier to receive a 75% state-backed $250 million loan. Eli Rozenberg’s newly created Kanfei Nesharim Aviation bought $107 million of shares that would give him a nearly 43% stake […]

Israel’s Elbit Systems wins U.S. Army contract worth up to $79 million

TEL AVIV: Israeli defence company Elbit Systems (ESLT.TA) (ESLT.O) said on Monday its U.S. subsidiary won a contract to supply the U.S. Army with gunner hand stations, commander hand stations and circuit cards for the Bradley Infantry Fighting Vehicle. The contract, worth up to $79 million, will be carried out over five years. An initial […]

Israel’s Coralogix to invest over $30 million in India

NEW DELHI: Israel based Coralogix has announced a strategic expansion into India to provide its customers with its first local Amazon Web Services (AWS) regional server support and data storage capabilities. By localizing data, Coralogix will help customers meet compliance requirements for India’s new data privacy laws and dramatically improve service performance. Coralogix is also […]

‘Significant breakthrough’ in developing antibody against Covid-19: Israel

NEW DELHI: Israeli Defence Minister Naftali Bennett has said that scientists at the country’s main biological research institute have made a “significant breakthrough” in developing an antibody to the novel coronavirus, as the researchers wrapped up the development phase and moved to patent and mass produce the potential treatment. Bennett visited the labs of the […]

Israel’s Supreme Court discusses Benjamin Netanyahu’s fate as Prime Minister

JERUSALEM: Israel’s Supreme Court began a two-day hearing on Sunday to determine whether Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who has been indicted for corruption, will be allowed to form a new government. A ruling against Netanyahu would likely trigger a snap election, the fourth since April 2019, as the country grapples with the coronavirus crisis and […]

Scientists in Israel likely to announce it developed coronavirus vaccine: Report

NEW DELHI: Scientists in Israel are expected to announce in the coming days that they have completed development of a vaccine for the new coronavirus COVID-19, according to a media report here. Israeli daily Ha’aretz, quoting medical sources, reported on Thursday that scientists at the Israel’s Institute for Biological Research, supervised by the Prime Minister’s […]

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