[MITZPE RAMON, Israel] In the Negev Desert, the sun beats down on a parched landscape of brown, undulating hills. But on a parcel of land here in southern Israel, trees grow in green rows, and fat...

COMMENTARY

ISRAEL - known as the 'Startup Nation', thanks to the high number of startups per capita - has long been recognised for its boundary-pushing technology solutions.

[JERUSALEM] Benjamin Netanyahu's gamble to hold elections for a second time this year backfired, as a deadlocked result left Israel convulsed by a new wave of political turmoil.

[WASHINGTON] Palestinian leaders are in uproar after the US State Department's website removed the territories from its list of countries and areas, following a slew of pro-Israel actions by...

[RAHAT] Archaeologists in Israel have discovered the remains of one of the world's oldest rural mosques, built around the time Islam arrived in the holy land, they said on Thursday.

[TEL AVIV] The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) will work with Israel in setting up a secondary stock exchange for high-tech companies, Israel's Finance Ministry said on Tuesday.

[TEL AVIV] Intel Corp.'s Mobileye NV unit expects to launch a trial of robo-cabs next year in Israel, the company told Bloomberg News on Sunday.

[JERUSALEM] An Israeli court Sunday convicted the wife of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of fraudulently using state funds for meals, under a plea bargain which dropped more severe charges.

STARTUPS

LOCAL venture firm BlueRed Partners has raised US$75 million for its inaugural US$100 million fund, which aims to connect the bustling deep-tech scene in Israel to South-east Asia's prominent...

[TEL AVIV] The World Bank called on Israel to relax restrictions on imports to the Palestinian territories that can have both civilian and military applications, saying such limits are harming the...