Nano Dimension sees sharp growth on increasing demand for 3D printing

NESS ZIONA, Israel (Reuters) – Nano Dimension, a pioneer in 3D printers for circuit boards, expects to keep up a steep rate of sales growth while reducing its cash burn as it taps demand from new sectors such as defense and space exploration, the company’s leaders said. The Israel-based firm, facing possible expulsion from its secondary listing on Nasdaq after […]

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Israel Has Failed In Its Attempt To Become The 4th Nation To Achieve A Successful Moon Landing

Israel’s eight-year quest to successfully land a spacecraft on the moon has sadly ended in failure. 1969 will largely be remembered in history as the year that humans first walked on the moon. Despite that happening so long ago, no one has ever been back and even unmanned spacecraft only visit the natural satellite on a semi-regular basis. To this day, […]

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Israel's Netanyahu wins reelection with parliamentary majority: tally

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu secured a clear path to reelection on Wednesday, with religious-rightist parties set to hand him a parliamentary majority despite a close contest against his main centrist challenger, a vote tally showed. With more than 97 percent of votes counted, Netanyahu’s conservative Likud party looked likely to muster enough support to control 65 […]

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Israel's New Era Capital raises $60 million for tech fund

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israel-based New Era Capital Partners said on Thursday it raised $60 million for a fund that will invest in early-stage technology startups. The group said it raised the money from “leading international corporations and financial institutions” and will invest in technologies in Israel and abroad, with a focus on social and environmental impact. New Era Capital, founded […]

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Intel Capital invested $120 million in 2018 in Israeli startups

TEL AVIV (Reuters) – Intel’s venture capital fund said on Tuesday it invested $120 million in Israel in 2018 and plans to continue to invest in the country in the coming years. Intel Capital also announced an investment in Israeli startup ProteanTecs, alongside other investors including Avigdor Willenz, ITI Venture Capital Partners, Mitsubishi UFJ Capital, Redline Capital Management, Viola Ventures […]

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Hezbollah's Nasrallah: Israel made 'historic mistake' in Syria

Israel accused of placing itself in ‘direct’ confrontation with Iran with suspected attack on military airbase in Homs. A suspected Israeli missile assault on a Syrian airbase in Homs province was a “historic mistake”, the leader of Lebanon’s Iranian-backed Hezbollah has said in a televised speech. Hassan Nasrallah said on Friday from the Lebanese capital, Beirut, that Israel had placed […]

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Israeli troops wound Palestinians, anniversary rally approaches

GAZA (Reuters) – Israeli troops shot and wounded 10 Palestinians on the Gaza border on Friday, Gaza medical officials said, as Israeli tanks massed on the eve of a huge rally to mark the first anniversary of the start of the deadly protests. Egyptian mediators and humanitarian officials were working to avoid further bloodshed ahead of Saturday’s commemoration of the […]

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Israel's 'creeping annexation' of West Bank continues

Palestinians discuss their options as Israel codifies its annexation of the occupied Palestinian territories. There is much talk these days about Israel’s “creeping annexation” of the occupied West Bank, from both critics and proponents alike. Critics say Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s government, dominated by right-wing nationalists in both the Likud and Jewish Home parties, has been advancing various laws designed […]

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Sinai operation jams mobile phone signal in Gaza

Egyptian official: ‘We want to stop terrorists from communicating.’ Israel and Egypt have been working to halt disruptions to mobile phone service after Egyptian jamming against fighters in the Sinai caused outages in Israel and the Gaza Strip, Israeli officials said. Under President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, Egypt has quietly cooperated with Israel on security in the Sinai, a desert peninsula […]

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Hamas leader appears in public as fighting with Israel tails off

GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) – The leader of the militant Islamist group Hamas viewed the rubble of his bombed office in Gaza on Wednesday, appearing in public as an uneasy calm took hold after two days of cross-border Palestinian rocket attacks and Israeli air strikes. But while violence eased amid Egyptian mediation, Israeli forces along the Gaza frontier and militants in the […]

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