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Thousands of Israelis protest against government amid coronavirus economic crisis

Thousands of Israelis gathered demonstrated in Tel Aviv, after they were angered by what they say has been an inept government response to the economic crisis that have taken during the coronavirus crisis. The police limited the number of people allowed into Tel Aviv’s Rabin square for the rally as nearby streets filled with demonstrators […]

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Israel puts another spy satellite in orbit to look for threats

Israel put into orbit a new spy satellite early on Monday, giving the country an additional tool in keeping tabs on its many threats across the region. Israel’s Defense Ministry made the announcement of the successful launch. The “Ofek 16” joins a fleet of Israeli spy satellites that have been launched over the past two […]

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Israel develops fabric that neutralises close to 99% of coronavirus

An Israeli company expects a fabric it has developed will be able to neutralise close to 99% of the coronavirus, even after being washed multiple times, following a successful lab test. Sonovia’s reusable anti-viral masks are coated in zinc oxide nano-particles that destroy bacteria, fungi and viruses, which it says can help stop the spread […]

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Israelis protest against Netanyahu’s plan to annex West Bank

Several thousand Israelis demonstrated on Saturday in Tel Aviv against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s plan to annex the Jordan Valley and illegal settlements in the occupied West Bank. The de facto annexation of occupied Palestinian land has prompted the Palestinian Authority to threaten it will withdraw from all agreements with Israel. Protesting in face masks […]

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Israeli tech firm to sell 150,000 medical watches in India

Israel’s CardiacSense said on Sunday it signed a $32.4 million deal to sell medical watches in India, bringing its total backlog of orders to over $60 million. The company said the agreement is for 150,000 watches – which can monitor vital signs like temperature, blood pressure and blood oxygen saturation – to be used in […]

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Autistic Palestinian who was shot by Israeli cops was buried amid revenge call

Hundreds of people have attended the funeral of an autistic Palestinian man who was shot dead by Israeli police. Iyad Halaq, 32, was killed on Saturday in occupied East Jerusalem while he walked to his special needs school. Israel’s police force said officers suspected Mr Halaq was carrying a weapon and that they opened fire […]

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Israel shoot dead disabled Palestinian by mistake after they thought he had a pistol

Israeli police shot dead a disabled Palestinian they mistakenly thought was armed with a pistol, prompting furious condemnation from the Palestinians. The incident happened in the alleys of the walled Old City near Lions’ Gate, an access point mainly used by Palestinians. “Police units on patrol there spotted a suspect with a suspicious object that […]

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Israeli prime minister faces Jerusalem court over corruption charges

The trial of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on corruption charges has opened in Jerusalem, days after he began a new term in office. Mr Netanyahu, 70, is the first standing leader to face trial in the country’s history. He denies accusations of bribery, fraud and breach of trust. Arrived at the courthouse for a […]

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Israeli inventor develops mask that allows people to eat food without taking it off

Israeli inventors have developed a coronavirus mask with a remote control mouth that lets diners eat food without taking it off, a device they say could make a visit to a restaurant less risky. A squeeze of a lever, much like a cyclist operates a handbrake, opens a slot in the front of the mask […]

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Chinese ambassador to Israel found dead at home

China’s Ambassador to Israel, Du Wei, has been found dead in his apartment north of Tel Aviv. The official said Israeli police had launched an investigation but initial findings suggested no foul play. Mr Du, 57, was only appointed ambassador in February having previously served as envoy to Ukraine. The ambassador was married and had […]

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Israel and Italy CLAIM that they developed vaccine to cure coronavirus

Israel and Italy made headlines across the globe for a ‘breakthrough’ in the development of a ‘cure’ against the deadly COVID-19 virus. Israel’s claims: Israel’s Defence Minister Naftali Bennett said scientists at the Israel Institute of Biological Research (IIBR) had developed an antibody to COVID-19. Bennett claimed it was a “significant breakthrough” and that researchers […]

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Israel claims to have developed antibody against coronavirus

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 Institute […]