Israel

El Al Israel Airlines chairman steps down for medical reasons

El Al Israel Airlines chairman steps down for medical reasons

Published 16/08/2020

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - The chairman of El Al Israel Airlines (ELAL.TA), Eli Defes, is stepping down immediately because of an undisclosed medical condition, he said [more…]

Exchange of fire across Israel-Lebanon border, Israeli media reports

Exchange of fire across Israel-Lebanon border, Israeli media reports

Published 27/07/2020

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - The Israeli military said a there has been a “security incident” on Israel’s northern border with Lebanon on Monday and ordered residents [more…]

Coming soon to a 3D printer near you: Plant-based steaks

Coming soon to a 3D printer near you: Plant-based steaks

Published 30/06/2020

TEL AVIV/ZURICH (Reuters) - Israeli start-up Redefine Meat plans to launch 3D printers to produce plant-based steaks mimicking real beef next year in a bid [more…]

Palestinian painter channels her fears of Israeli annexation

Palestinian painter channels her fears of Israeli annexation

Published 22/06/2020

JORDAN VALLEY, West Bank (Reuters) - Amid the barren hills of the Jordan Valley, Palestinian artist Khadeeja Bisharat paints scenes of bulldozers and demolitions, a [more…]

Animal baby boom at Palestinian zoo after people disappear

Animal baby boom at Palestinian zoo after people disappear

Published 12/06/2020

QALQILYA, West Bank (Reuters) - Peacocks, ostriches and baboons joined in an animal baby boom at a Palestinian zoo during the coronavirus closure as they [more…]

Art van adds a splash of colour to drab Gaza life

Art van adds a splash of colour to drab Gaza life

Published 04/06/2020

GAZA (Reuters) - Every day Ammar Abu Shamalla adds a little colour to drab routine life in Gaza, loading up his camper van with pictures [more…]

Hides that reveal: DNA helps scholars divine Dead Sea Scrolls

Hides that reveal: DNA helps scholars divine Dead Sea Scrolls

Published 02/06/2020

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Genetic sampling of the Dead Sea Scrolls has tested understandings that the 2,000-year-old artefacts were the work of a fringe Jewish sect, [more…]

Netanyahu fate at stake as coalition deal challenged in top court

Netanyahu fate at stake as coalition deal challenged in top court

Published 04/05/2020

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel’s top court on Monday heard challenges to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s bid to secure a governing coalition, with opposition figures arguing [more…]

Masked and standing apart, the world creeps out of lockdown

Masked and standing apart, the world creeps out of lockdown

Published 04/05/2020

ROME/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Italy and the United States were among a slew of countries easing lockdown restrictions on Monday to resurrect economies, but officials cautioned [more…]

U.S. steers clear as global COVID-19 pledging conference begins

U.S. steers clear as global COVID-19 pledging conference begins

Published 04/05/2020

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - World leaders launched a pledging “marathon” on Monday - without the United States - to raise at least $8 billion for research [more…]