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PM Narendra Modi clears Rs 17,000 crore air defence missile deal with Israel.

India will acquire the Medium Range Surface to Air Defence Missile system from Israel at a cost of Rs 17,000 crore.

- Zee News - IN

Australian ex-PM Kevin Rudd berates Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu.

Kevin Rudd accused the Israeli leader of "torpedoing" peace negotiations in the Middle East.

- BBC - UK

Israeli prime minister hopes to triple trade with Australia.

SYDNEY " Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Thursday that he hoped to triple bilateral trade with Australia as the countries forge closer technology and aviation ties.Bilateral trade is currently worth about $1...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Researchers prove that a hard drive's LED light can be used to covertly leak data.

The seemingly harmless blinking lights on servers and desktop PCs may give away secrets if a hacker can hijack them with malware.Researchers in Israel have come up with an innovative hack that turns a computer's LED light into a signaling system that shows passwords and other sensitive data.The researchers at Ben-Gurion ...

- PCWorld.com - US

A hard drive's LED light can be used to covertly leak data.

The seemingly harmless blinking lights on servers and desktop PCs may give away secrets if a hacker can hijack them with malware. Researchers in Israel have come up with an innovative hack that turns a computer's LED light into a signaling system that shows passwords and other sensitive data. The researchers at Ben-Gurion ...

- Network World - US

'I can live with either one': Palestine, Israel and the two-state solution.

In leaving open the option of a single-state solution, Donald Trump recently broke with two decades of international diplomacy. Reuters/Kevin LamarquePresident Donald Trump has effectively abandoned long-standing US policy on how to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian dispute. Appearing alongside visiting Israeli Prime Minister ...

- The Conversation - UK

DEBKA Exclusive: Saudi intel chief visited Ramallah, Jerusalem this week.

February 22, 2017, 6:09 PM The director of Saudi Arabia's intelligence service, Khalid Bin Ali Al Humaidan, visited Ramallah and Jerusalem on Tuesday and Wednesday, DEBKAfile reports exclusively. There was no confirmation by any Palestinian or Israeli source. If the visit indeed took place, the information was leaked in ...

- DEBKAFile - IL

Netanyahu, Turnbull discuss increase of joint intel efforts by Israel, Australia.

February 22, 2017, 6:33 PM Following talks with his Australian counterpart Malcolm Turnbull in Sydney, Israeli Prime Minister Benyamin Netanyahu said Wednesday that he had thanked Turnbull for Australia's support of Israel at the UN and that the two leaders had discussed the tightening of bilateral cooperation in the ...

- DEBKAFile - IL

Saudi spy chief visits Israel, Ramallah.

February 22, 2017, 6:42 PM The director of Saudi Arabia's General Intellgence, Khalid Bin Ali Al Humaidan paid surprise visits to Ramallah and Jerusalem on Tuesday and Wednesday, Feb. 21-22. Neither Palestinian nor Israeli officials have confirmed that the visit took place.

- DEBKAFile - IL

Latest tests on improved version of Israel's Iron Dome system completed.

February 22, 2017, 7:08 PM The Israeli Defense Ministry said Wednesday that it had completed the latest series of tests on the country's Iron Dome missile defense system. The tests checked the functioning of the Tamir interceptor that includes components jointly produced by the US and Israel. Some of the system was funded ...

- DEBKAFile - IL

Mobileye signs with BMW; equips NYC ride-share cars.

Israeli camera-based Advanced Driver Assist System keeps picking up speed as it gets integrated into cars of today and planned cars of tomorrow.

- Israel21c - IL

Waze Carpool targets more U.S. cities, Latin America for expansion

Waze's Carpool ridesharing features might be coming to a city near you relatively soon. The Google-owned crowdsourced navigation app piloted carpooling features first in its home country of Israel, and then in San Francisco and the Bay Area - and now it's looking to spread it further, including in additional U.S. cities, ...

- TechCrunch - US

Waze puts morning drivers to Jerusalem in a jam

Error by Waze causes major headache for Israeli drivers heading to Jerusalem.

- Arutz Sheva - IL

PM Modi clears Rs 17,000 crore air defence missile deal with Israel

India will acquire the Medium Range Surface to Air Defence Missile system from Israel at a cost of Rs 17,000 crore.

- Zee News - IN

Israel defense minister: we must coordinate moves with Trump

In an exclusive interview with Al-Monitor, Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman confirmed that he still supports a two-state solution, but one involving population as well as land swaps and as one part of a regional agreement.

- Al-Monitor - EG

Why Israeli opposition head really wanted to join Bibi's government

News of the Aqaba Summit and the political and diplomatic events surrounding it lead to the inevitable conclusion that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has no interest in the two-state vision and a regional peace initiative.

- Al-Monitor - EG

Bedouin teacher did not commit terror attack, Israeli investigation reportedly finds

JERUSALEM , The Bedouin driver who ran over and killed a police officer during demonstrations in an unauthorized Bedouin village was not carrying out a terror attack, an investigation reportedly has found. Police shot and killed Yacoub Abu al Kiyan, 50, as he attempted to drive through the demonstrations in January in the ...

- JTA - US

US company buys Israeli medical cannabis startup

Kalytera' pays over $10 million for Israeli talent biotechs' firm - renowned for cannabis-based medical therapies.

- Arutz Sheva - IL

Australia backs Israel as Netanyahu visits

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull offered a staunch defense of Israel Wednesday, criticizing the United Nations and vowing never to support one-sided resolutions calling for an end to Israeli settlement building on occupied land.

- The Daily Star - LB

Israel prevents EU lawmakers from entering Gaza Strip

Five European parliamentarians said Wednesday that Israeli authorities had prevented them from entering the Gaza Strip.

- The Daily Star - LB

Autodesk backs Israeli IoT startup Jumper.io

The investment stems from Autodesk's $100 million Forge Fund.

- ZDNet - UK

UN concerned over new West Bank demolition plans

TEL AVIV, Feb 23 — The United Nations raised concerns yesterday over newly announced demolition plans in a Palestinian Bedouin village in the occupied West Bank that threaten dozens of buildings including a primary school. Israeli officials...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Kudva heads Infy panel on whistleblower complaint

Infosys, India's second-largest software exporter, has formally said the company has constituted an audit committee under independent director Roopa Kudva to look into a whistleblower's complaint.According to Infosys sources, the company constituted the committee after it received a letter from the whistleblower on ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

In Israel, Some Wonder Where The Outrage Is Over U.S. Anti-Semitic Acts

Some Israelis criticize Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for offering a less forceful response to anti-Semitic acts in the U.S. than elsewhere. Some say he wants to keep pressure off President Trump.

- NPR - US

'Anne Frank Center should not attack defender of Israel'

Samaria Regional Council head asks how Anne Frank Center for Mutual Respect can accuse Trump of 'encouraging anti-Semitism' and not UN.

- Arutz Sheva - IL

'There's nothing moral about suicide"

Watch: ILTV speaks with Israelis who took to the streets to react to the Azariya court sentencing.

- Arutz Sheva - IL

Oscars stars snub lavish Israel trip offers

A year ago Israel offered Leonardo DiCaprio, Matt Damon and other Hollywood stars all-expenses paid luxury trips.

- The Daily Star - LB

Google's ride-sharing platform is expanding beyond the Bay Area

After successful tests of its casual carpool service in the Bay Area and Tel Aviv, Alphabet's combination navigation app and ride-sharing platform Waze is ready to expand beyond its first two test markets. According to a new report from the Wall Stre...

- Engadget - US

Israel's plan to build more West Bank settlements will complicate the peace process

This segment originally aired Feb. 14, 2017, on VICE News Tonight on HBO.  One of the most urgent questions for America's Israel policy is Israel's plan to build more new settlements in the West Bank, further encroaching upon Palestinian territory. During his meeting with Prime Minister Netanyahu last week, U.S. ...

- VICE News - US

Israel orders demolition of Palestinian village in West Bank

Doug G. WareFeb. 22 -- Israel this week issued demolition warrants for a Palestinian encampment near Jerusalem, giving residents there days to evacuate the area.

- UPI - US

Gaza fisherman in critical condition after being shot by Israeli forces

A Palestinian fisherman who was detained earlier on Tuesday off the coast of the northern Gaza Strip was reported to be in critical condition after being shot in the back by Israeli forces during his detention. All Rights Reserved © Ma'an News Agency 2005 - 2017

- Albawaba - UK

Israeli jets bomb Syrian airbases from Lebanese airspace

Israeli aircraft reportedly bombed a number of Syrian airbases near Damascus for the second time this year on Wednesday night. The Israeli military has not officially commented on the reported airstrikes. The Lebanese army has said Tel Aviv's jets used Lebanese airspace at around 3:00am to launch the strikes, reported ...

- Albawaba - UK

Bedouin teacher did not commit terror attack, Israeli investigation reportedly finds

JERUSALEM , An incident in which a Bedouin teacher ran over a police officer during demonstrations in an unauthorized Bedouin village over home demolitions was not terrorism, an investigation reportedly has found. Police shot and killed Yacoub Abu al Kiyan, 50, as he attempted to drive through the demonstrations in January ...

- JTA - US

UN decries Israel's West Bank demolition order

An estimated 140 structures in a Palestinian Bedouin village ordered demolished by the Israeli government.

- Al Jazeera - QA

WATCH: Palestinian Dance Competition Winner Performs To 'Jihad' Song 'Pull The Trigger'

JERUSALEM - "Pull the Trigger" was the soundtrack of the winning performance at a recent children's dance competition at a community center in the West Bank city of Nablus, containing lyrics calling for "Jihad" and "attacking Zionists."

- Breitbart - US

Australian Prime Minister Meets Israeli Counterpart

Australian Prime Minister Meets Israeli Counterpart...

- MENAFN - JO

'We've got a lot to learn from Israel'

Australian entrepreneurs explore business potential in Israel.

- Arutz Sheva - IL

EU parliamentarians demand to enter Gaza

5 EU parliamentarians slam Israeli refusal to allow them to enter Gaza, demand lifting of blockade on Hamas-run territory,

- Arutz Sheva - IL

Israel's missile defense systems pass muster

New Tamir anti-missile interceptor product of Israeli-American cooperation.

- Arutz Sheva - IL

Miri Regev makes waves in Turkey

Minister of Culture and Sport.Miri Regev 'made waves' in Turkey when she waved the Israeli flag at Ironi Nahariya's basketball game.

- Arutz Sheva - IL

Israeli ministry orders Haifa ammonia tank shutdown

Israel's environment ministry announced Wednesday it will not renew the license of an ammonia container in the port city of Haifa as it poses a potentially deadly threat to residents

- The Daily Star - LB

Israel prevents EU lawmakers from Gaza entry

Five European parliamentarians said Wednesday that Israeli authorities had prevented them from entering the Gaza Strip

- The Daily Star - LB

Teenage Iranian chess master banned from national team for refusing to wear a headscarf

Her brother was also banned for playing against an Israeli, which is against Iranian rules

- GulfNews - AE

Embedded computer vision could prevent distracted driving

Israeli firm eyeSight Technologies is adding cameras and software to cars to detect distracted driving.

- ZDNet - UK

Former Australian PM Kevin Rudd scolds Benjamin Netanyahu amid Australia visit

Former prime minister Kevin Rudd has accused Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of "torpedoing" plans for recognising a Palestinian state, causing "enduring frustration" for diplomats attempting to bring peace to the region.

- Stuff - NZ

Israel's Netanyahu praises Trump's condemnation of anti-Semitic acts

JERUSALEM - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu praised President Donald Trump on Wednesday for publicly condemning anti-Semitic acts after bomb threats to U.S. Jewish centers and vandalism in a Jewish cemetery.

- Reuters - US

In Tehran Berri praises Iran's ME role at the sixth conference on the ” Palestinian Intifada”

Amal Movement leader , Speaker Nabih Berri thanked  Iran for supporting Lebanon in facing the Israeli occupation and its solidarity with the Army, people and the Resistance,'  National News Agency reported on Tuesday. Berri who is in  Tehran delivered a speech at the opening of the sixth conference  on the ...

- Ya Libnan - US

Iran Supreme Leader calls on Palestinians to pursue intifada against Israel

Iran's Supreme Leader called on Palestinians on Tuesday to pursue an uprising against Israel, suggesting the Israeli government was a “cancerous tumor” that should be confronted until Palestinians were completely liberated. “… by Allah's permission, we will see that this intifada will begin a very ...

- Ya Libnan - US

Israel's ministry orders Haifa Ammonia plant shutdown after Hezbollah threats

Israel's environment ministry said Wednesday it would not renew the license of an ammonia container in the northern city of Haifa, less than 10 days after a court ordered it be emptied, Israeli media reported on Wednesday The container, which can hold 12,000 tonnes of the toxin, put the public “at a risk we cannot

- Ya Libnan - US

Malware Lets a Drone Steal Data by Watching a Computer's Blinking LED

Israeli researchers show that innocent LED indicator on your computer can leak your deepest secrets. The post Malware Lets a Drone Steal Data by Watching a Computer's Blinking LED appeared first on WIRED.

- Wired Magazine - US

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