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Honduras to move embassy in Israel to Jerusalem

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Honduras will move its embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem by the end of the year, President Juan Orlando Hernandez announced on...
Israeli soldiers are seen in the Israel-occupied Golan Heights next to Blue Line, a border demarcation drawn in 2000 by the United Nations after Israel withdrew its forces from southern Lebanon, July 28, 2020. Lebanese leaders on Tuesday warned against heightened border tensions with Israel, while slamming Israel for attacking southern Lebanon a day earlier, LBCI local TV channel reported. (Ayal Margolin/JINI via Xinhua)

Israel says strikes Hamas’ tunnels in Gaza in response to explosive balloons attack

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Israel struck on Tuesday Hamas' tunnels in Gaza, saying the attack was a response to the earlier launch of explosive balloons from the Palestinian...
FILE - In this June 25, 2019, file photo, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks during a news conference at the U.S. Embassy Kabul during an unannounced visit to Afghanistan. On Monday, March 23, 2020, Pompeo arrived in Kabul on an urgent visit to try to move forward a U.S. peace deal signed last month with the Taliban. Pompeo's trip to the Afghan capital comes despite the coronavirus pandemic, at a time when world leaders and statesmen are curtailing official travel. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, Pool)

Pompeo, in Jerusalem, urges other Arab countries to recognize Israel

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US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday congratulated Israel on its deal with the United Arab Emirates, urging other Arab countries to also...
Palestinian fishermen go fishing on their boat at a seaport in Gaza, Feb. 5, 2020. The Israeli army decided on Wednesday to reduce the allowed fishing zone off the Gaza Strip coast from 15 to 10 nautical miles, said Israeli and Palestinian sources. (Photo by Rizek Abdeljawad/Xinhua)

Israeli Red Sea resort city becomes magnet for domestic tourists amid COVID-19 outbreak

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The Israeli resort city of Eilat, known for its beaches and calm waters, is the most attractive place for domestic tourists in the...
WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 02: In this handout provided by the Israeli Government Press Office (GPO) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks during the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) 2015 Policy Conference, March 2, 2015 in Washington, DC. Tomorrow March 3rd Prime Minister Netanyahu is scheduled to address a joint session of the US Congress. (Photo by Amos Ben Gershom/GPO via Getty Images)

Israeli PM accepts deal to avoid new elections

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced Sunday he has agreed to postpone a looming budget deadline, preventing the fourth national elections in less than...
A view of Jerusalem's Old City | Photo: Reuters/Ronen Zvulun

Israel’s Teva to lay off 350 employees at southern plant

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Israel-based Teva Pharmaceutical, a world-leading generic drugmaker, announced on Sunday that it will lay off 350 of the 700 workers at its Teva Tech...
Israeli soldiers are seen in the Israel-occupied Golan Heights next to Blue Line, a border demarcation drawn in 2000 by the United Nations after Israel withdrew its forces from southern Lebanon, July 28, 2020. Lebanese leaders on Tuesday warned against heightened border tensions with Israel, while slamming Israel for attacking southern Lebanon a day earlier, LBCI local TV channel reported. (Ayal Margolin/JINI via Xinhua)

Israeli military drone fell in Lebanon

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An Israeli military reconnaissance drone has crashed inside Lebanon, Israel's army said overnight between Saturday and Sunday. A military spokesperson said in...
Smoke rises after an Israeli air strike on an allegerd Hamas site in the south east of Gaza City, Gaza Strip, 17 November 2012. Israel has put 75,000 reservists on standby amid speculation of an impending ground invasion. EPA/MOHAMMED SABER

Strikes Hamas sites after rocket attack from Gaza – Israel

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Two rockets fired from Gaza fell near the Israeli security fence late on Thursday before Israel launched airstrikes on Hamas sites in the Palestinian...
A view of Jerusalem's Old City | Photo: Reuters/Ronen Zvulun

Israel allocates US$294 million to prepare health system for winter

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Israel allocated one billion new shekels (about 294 million U.S. dollars) for the state's health system to prepare for the coming winter, according to...
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Israel’s Netanyahu instructed to appear in court to answer corruption charges

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Jerusalem District Court on Sunday instructed Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to appear in court on December 6 to answer corruption charges. ...
A researcher prepares for a test at a national key laboratory of silkworm genome biology in Southwest University, Chongqing municipality, May 31, 2017. (Photo by CFP)

Israeli researchers develop method to turn watermelon waste into fuel

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Israeli researchers have found a method to utilize watermelons for fuel production, the Israeli news website Ynet reported Saturday. In a new...
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Tensions high in Israel as government stability in question

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by Keren Setton Israeli police are on high alert Thursday, hours before major protests are scheduled to begin in Jerusalem. ...
HIV budding out of a T-cell, part of the immune system.

Immune treatment around time of cancer surgery prevents metastases – research

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Israeli researchers have found that immune system stimulating treatment prevents metastases and can save cancer patients' lives, Tel Aviv University (TAU) reported on Wednesday. ...
An Israeli medical worker tests a Temi robot at Sheba Medical Center near Tel Aviv, Israel, May 12, 2020. Temi robot, developed by an Israeli company, is being used in hospitals and medical centers to help minimize human-to-human contact amid the COVID-19 outbreak. (Photo by Gil Cohen Magen/Xinhua)

Israel to conduct instant AI detection tests for COVID-19

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An Israeli startup company will conduct innovative rapid artificial intelligence (AI) tests for detecting coronavirus, according to a statement released Wednesday by Sheba Medical...
A view of Jerusalem's Old City | Photo: Reuters/Ronen Zvulun

Israel plans to set up science parks, centers in peripheral regions

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Israel has launched a plan to establish science centers and science parks in peripheral regions, at a cost of 25 million shekels (about 7.3...
A researcher prepares for a test at a national key laboratory of silkworm genome biology in Southwest University, Chongqing municipality, May 31, 2017. (Photo by CFP)

Israeli researchers develop method for 30-second blood test analysis

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Israeli researchers have developed a new method for rapid and inexpensive analysis of the chemical composition of blood samples, the Israel Institute of Technology...
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Israel faces major hurdles to economic recovery amid COVID-19 pandemic

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by Keren Setton Israel is facing obstacles to economic recovery amid the COVID-19 pandemic because of a lack of a clear and...
A view of Jerusalem's Old City | Photo: Reuters/Ronen Zvulun

Israel to remain closed to foreigners at least until September

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Israel has extended flight restrictions until at least September 1, the Israel Airports Authority (IAA) said Monday. The extension of the restrictions...
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Israeli scientists use waste water samples to track COVID-19

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by Keren Setton Scientists from Israeli Ben Gurion University of the Negev say that the COVID-19 virus can be tracked in waste...
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700 Jordanians to enter Israel to work in hotels

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Hundreds of Jordanian workers entered Israel on Sunday to work in the hotel industry in the country's southern resort city of Eilat, the Israeli...
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Evidentiary stage of Israeli PM’s trial to begin in January 2021

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Witness testimonies in Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's criminal trial will begin in January 2021, the Jerusalem District Court announced on Sunday. ...
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu

Israeli PM trial resumes in Jerusalem

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's corruption trial was resumed on Sunday at the Jerusalem District Court. The second hearing of the trial,...
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu

Israeli government faces mounting criticism amid economic fallout from COVID-19

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by Keren Setton As the economic fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic in Israel becomes more widespread, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and...
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Israeli cyber researchers develop AI method to accurately pinpoint malicious drone operators

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Israeli cyber researchers have developed an artificial intelligence (AI) method to accurately pinpoint the location of a drone operator, the Ben Gurion University (BGU)...
A Palestinian man sits in front of Israeli soldiers during clashes at Tayasir checkpoint near the West Bank city of Tubas, on Feb. 25, 2020. Dozens of Palestinian demonstrators clashed on Tuesday with Israeli soldiers at an Israeli army roadblock on a road leading to the Jordan Valley in the West Bank, medical and security sources said. (Photo by Nidal Eshtayeh/Xinhua)

Israel, U.S. agree on Israeli annexation of West Bank despite differing on timing, size

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U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday in Jerusalem, discussing the COVID-19 pandemic as well as...
Medical workers treat a COVID-19 patient at the coronavirus unit in Mayanei Hayeshua Medical Center, Bnei Brak, April 13, 2020. (Nati Shohat/Flash90)

Israeli biotech company successfully tests COVID-19 drug

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An Israeli biotech company has successfully completed trials of a new drug for novel coronavirus, the Israeli Channel 12 News reported Tuesday. ...
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Recoveries from COVID-19 in Israel surpass 10,000

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The number of recoveries from coronavirus in Israel has reached 10,064, with 315 new recoveries, the state's Ministry of Health said on Monday. ...
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu

Israel to invest US$60 million in coronavirus R&D

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Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced Monday that Israel will invest 60 million U.S. dollars in COVID-19 research and development. Netanyahu pledged...
Doctors

Israeli doctor uses extensive experience as volunteer to help COVID-19 patients

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by Keren Setton Hagi Dekel, a cardio-thoracic surgeon at the Wolfson Medical Center in central Israel, uses his extensive experience as volunteer to help COVID-19...
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An Israeli doctor at the forefront of fight against COVID-19

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by Keren Setton For Khitam Hussein, an Israeli doctor who has been fighting against COVID-19, the experience she has been through recently...