Tag: Israel

Israel’s “green pass” is an early vision of how we leave lockdown

Despite the flashy ads, however, it’s still too early to tell how well Israel’s program will work in practice—or what that will mean for vaccine...

When will life return to normal? In 7 years at today’s vaccine rates

When will the pandemic end? It’s the question hanging over just about everything since Covid-19 took over the world last year. The answer can be...

Embassy blast: Police seek details of Iranian visitors to city | India News

NEW DELHI: Delhi Police has asked the Foreigners Regional Registration Officer (FRRO) to share details of all Iranians settled overseas who came to Delhi in...

France braces for new Covid curbs but set to avoid lockdown

Paris: The French government is expected Thursday to announce new restrictions to stave off a rise in coronavirus cases but unlike some of its neighbours...

Israel, Morocco agree to normalize relations in latest U.S.-brokered deal

WASHINGTON: Israel and Morocco agreed on Thursday to normalize relations in a deal brokered with the help of the United States, making Morocco the fourth...

Iran’s top nuclear scientist stayed in shadows but his work was uncovered

VIENNA/DUBAI: Iranian scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, who was killed on Friday, led a life of such secrecy that even his age was under wraps but much...

India and Israel to co-develop hi-tech weapon systems

(This story originally appeared in on Sep 26, 2020) NEW DELHI: India and Israel now plan to further crank up their already expansive defence partnership...

Forgotten tales of valour and courage: Chivalry and courage at the Battle for Haifa

By Col (Dr) Divakaran Padma Kumar Pillay Over a 100 years ago on September 23, 1918, gallant Indian Cavalrymen fought and defeated the Ottomans in...

Israel, Serbia and Bulgaria coronavirus protests show rage against governments

Demonstrators have taken to the streets to voice their anger at perceived failures by leaders to rise to the unprecedented challenges heightened by the pandemic....

Israel’s NSO showcases drone tech, pushes to counter rights abuse allegations

TEL AVIV (Reuters) – Israel’s NSO Group showcased a new anti-drone defence on Monday, giving the public a rare look at its technology as it...

Exclusive: China-owned Playtika hires banks for $1 billion U.S. IPO – sources

(Reuters) – Playtika Ltd, a mobile gaming company owned by a Chinese investor group, has hired investment banks to prepare for a U.S. initial public...

Palestinians look to a digital future to connect with their past

(This May 14 story has been refiled with tweaked wording in paragraph 2 to make clear not all Palestinians marking Nakba were uprooted in 1948)...

Intel buys Moovit transit app for $900 million to help develop robotaxis

JERUSALEM/NEW YORK (Reuters) – Chipmaker Intel Corp (INTC.O) has bought Israeli public transit app maker Moovit for about $900 million to help it develop self-driving...

Special Report: Cyber-intel firms pitch governments on spy tools to trace coronavirus

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – When law enforcement agencies want to gather evidence locked inside an iPhone, they often turn to hacking software from the Israeli firm...

Israel’s top court says government must legislate COVID-19 phone-tracking

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Citing grave dangers to privacy, Israel’s Supreme Court ruled on Sunday that the government must bring its use of mobile phone tracking...

Israel Suspends Cellphone-Tracking for Coronavirus Quarantine Enforcement

An Israeli parliamentary oversight committee on Wednesday suspended police use of cellphone data to enforce coronavirus quarantines, with one lawmaker citing privacy concerns. Prime Minister...

In a first, China knocks U.S. from top spot in global patent race

GENEVA (Reuters) – China was the biggest source of applications for international patents in the world last year, pushing the United States out of the...

Factbox: Google location data shows slump in trips to malls, offices

(Reuters) – Google on Thursday published reports for 131 countries showing whether visits to shops, parks and workplaces dropped in March, when many governments issued...