Israel

Puppets on a string draw children’s smiles in Gaza

Puppets on a string draw children’s smiles in Gaza

Published 07/02/2019

GAZA (Reuters) - A Palestinian puppeteer is tugging at heartstrings in Gaza. At a kindergarten, Mahdi Karera, who describes himself as Gaza’s first marionette-maker, put [more…]

Israel Aerospace, Germany’s OHB parter in European moon mission

Israel Aerospace, Germany’s OHB parter in European moon mission

Published 29/01/2019

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - State-owned Israel Aerospace Industries on Tuesday said it has partnered with Germany’s OHB System for a European Space Agency moon mission, which [more…]

As West turns on him, Venezuela’s Maduro flexes military muscle

As West turns on him, Venezuela’s Maduro flexes military muscle

Published 28/01/2019

CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro oversaw a display of the army’s Russian hardware on Sunday, with anti-aircraft flak and tank rounds pounding a [more…]

Comedian Roseanne, shunned since racist tweet, visits Israel

Comedian Roseanne, shunned since racist tweet, visits Israel

Published 27/01/2019

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Roseanne Barr, the American comedian whose television show was canceled last year after she made a racist remark on Twitter, visited Jerusalem’s [more…]

Israeli cabinet approves law to allow medical cannabis exports

Israeli cabinet approves law to allow medical cannabis exports

Published 27/01/2019

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel’s cabinet approved on Sunday a law to allow exports of medical cannabis in a move expected to boost state revenues and [more…]

Exclusive: CVS to cover migraine drugs from Teva, Lilly- excludes…

Exclusive: CVS to cover migraine drugs from Teva, Lilly- excludes…

Published 25/01/2019

NEW YORK (Reuters) - CVS Health Corp, a top U.S. manager of pharmacy benefits, has added new migraine drugs from Teva Pharmaceutical Industries and Eli [more…]

Events across Germany mark a century of Bauhaus architecture and…

Events across Germany mark a century of Bauhaus architecture and…

Published 25/01/2019

BERLIN (Reuters) - Hundreds of events across Germany this year will celebrate the 100th birthday of the Bauhaus movement, whose “form follows function” aesthetic spread [more…]

Berlin auctioneer expects British, Russian interest in Hitler…

Berlin auctioneer expects British, Russian interest in Hitler…

Published 24/01/2019

BERLIN (Reuters) - The pictures - three anemic watercolours showing a mountain scene, a river and a distant figure sat beneath a tree - are [more…]

Israeli museum to drop ‘McJesus’ sculpture after protests

Israeli museum to drop ‘McJesus’ sculpture after protests

Published 18/01/2019

HAIFA, Israel (Reuters) - An Israeli museum plans to withdraw a sculpture depicting the McDonald’s mascot as the crucified Jesus following protests which briefly united [more…]

Israel, courting ex-foes, can overfly Sudan: Netanyahu

Israel, courting ex-foes, can overfly Sudan: Netanyahu

Published 10/12/2018

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Monday that Israeli airliners would be able to overfly Sudan en route to South America, part [more…]