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11 Nov
Israeli startup AIR unveiled its first "easy-to-operate" electric, vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft that it aims to sell directly to consumers predominantly in the United States starting in 2024. AIR has been working with the U.S. Federal Aviation Authority (FAA) for two years and expects to obtain certification by the end of 2023 for the AIR ONE, a two-seater, 970 kg (2,138 lb) eVTOL, which will have a flight range of 110 miles (177 km), Co-Founder and Chief Executive Rani Plaut told Reuters.
5 Nov
An Israeli court suspended on Wednesday the auction of a partial tattoo kit billed as having been used on inmates at the Auschwitz death camp, following outcry from Holocaust survivors. Obtained from a private collector, the eight fingernail-sized steel dies, each lined with pins to form numerals, would have been pressed into prisoners' flesh with ink to brand their serial numbers, according to auctioneer Meir Tzolman. His website had deemed it "the most shocking of Holocaust items", with a projected sale value of $30,000 to $40,000.
4 Nov
US authorities said the NSO Group's spyware helped authoritarian governments "silence dissent." The new measures will limit NSO Group's access to US components and technology.
1 Nov
An Israeli diver has discovered a 900-year-old, one-meter-long sword that experts say dates back to the Crusader-era in a natural cove off the coast of northern Israel.
28 Oct
Kfir L. is suspected of stealing millions of euros from hundreds of unsuspecting victims via a fake online trading platform.
25 Oct
A boy who was the only survivor of a cable car crash in the Alps must go back to relatives in Italy, an Israeli court has ruled. He has been the focus of a bitter custody battle since his grandfather took him to Israel.
15 Sep
Israeli premier Bennett said Egypt could help restart the peace process with the Palestinians, while Egyptian President Al-Sisi said he wants to "strengthen regional security."
30 Jul
A baby Sumatran orangutan clings to its mother Tana at Israel's Ramat Gan Safari Park zoo. The baby was born on the 10th of July, 11 years after its father Rachamim.
10 Jul
A 20-year-old man was reportedly killed amid violent clashes between Palestinians and Israeli settlers. Tensions also escalated with Israeli airstrikes in Gaza Strip.
10 Jul
Naftali Bennett's government failed to gain enough support to extend a ban on citizenship to Palestinian spouses of Israelis. The Citizenship and Entry into Israel Law had been in force since 2003.
5 Jul
Israeli settlers leave the illegal outpost of Eviatar, near the Palestinian city of Nablus in the occupied West Bank, in adherence to an agreement struck with nationalist premier Naftali Bennett's new government.
29 Jun
A team of ten Israeli Home Front Command Search and Rescue experts arrives at Miami International Airport, before heading to the Surfside collapsed building site to help American crews. The death toll has risen to nine, the local mayor said, more than three days after the building pancaked as residents slept.

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