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Likud Knesst member Anat Berko attends a Foreign Affairs and Security committee meeting at the Knesset, Nov. 19, 2015. Photo by Miriam Alster/Flash90.

Understanding the enemy: An interview with Dr. Anat Berko

Israel Defense Forces Lt. Col. (ret.) Dr. Anat Berko is a criminologist and a world-renowned expert on terrorism whose research focuses on suicide bombers and their handlers. Over the course of 20 years, she...
Asio has developed a system called NavGuard to provide drones with their own ability to process video feeds from on-board cameras, analyze their surroundings and convert that information into precise location information. Credit: Courtesy.

In increasingly crowded skies, Israeli company offers drones a new way of navigating

In the not-too-distant future, the skies will grow increasingly crowded with drones, and civil aviation authorities are concerned about safety. In 2020, the number of consumer-level drone services in the United States surpassed $1.25 billion,...
From left: Ben-Gurion University of the Negev vice president for global engagement professor Limor Aharonson-Daniel; BGU president professor Daniel Chamovitz; and BGU rector professor Chaim Hames at the signing ceremony of a Memorandum of Understanding (Mou) between BGU and Université Internationale de Rabat, Sept. 14, 2021. Credit: Courtesy.

Ben-Gurion University to team with second academic institution in Morocco

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) in Israel and Université Internationale de Rabat (UIR) in Morocco signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to collaborate on the study of Moroccan Jewry, in addition to research and education. A...
Israeli police officers, reinforced by Border Police fighters, set up a roadblock at the Jezreel junction on Road 60 that leads to Jenin, in the search for six Palestinian prisoners who escaped the Gilboa Prison days earlier, Sept. 9, 2021. Photo by Michael Giladi/Flash90.

Report: Some prisoners at Gilboa facility were ‘aware of escape plot’ in advance

A number of prisoners at the Gilboa Prison in northern Israel were apparently aware of an escape plot by six incarcerated terrorists, a police investigation into the breakout has reportedly found. According to a report...
Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett meets with Egyptian president Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, on September 13, 2021. Photo by Kobi Gideon/GPO

Alignment of Egyptian-Israeli interests apparent in meeting of leaders on key regional issues

The Sept. 13 meeting between Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi in Sharm El-Sheikh in the Sinai Peninsula is a dramatic public encounter on Egyptian soil that signals a new alignment...
Palestinian trucks loaded with aggregate, iron and cement enter through the Kerem Shalom commercial crossing in the southern Gaza Strip, on Sept. 1, 2021. Photo by Abed Rahim Khatib/Flash90.

Why is Israel’s government making concessions to the Palestinians?

In what appears to be a string of concessions to the Palestinians despite continuing rocket fire, violent border riots in the Gaza Strip, and Palestinian incitement and terrorism in Judea and Samaria, the Office...
Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz speaks during a press conference at the IDF headquarters in Tel Aviv, April 22, 2021. Photo by Tomer Neuberg/Flash90.

Gantz holds security briefing with IDF officials, talks about confronting terror groups

Israel’s Defense Minister Benny Gantz toured the Israel Defense Forces Central Command on Tuesday and held a situation assessment with senior commanders. According to a statement by Gantz’s office, he was joined by IDF Chief...
Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett holds a press conference at the Prime Minister's Office in Jerusalem on Aug. 18, 2021. Photo by Yonatan Sindel/Flash90.

Bennett says he won’t sit down with Mahmoud Abbas, rules out Palestinian state

Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett said on Tuesday that for now, he has ruled out a meeting with Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas and the creation of a Palestinian state. “My perception is different than...

President Isaac Herzog receives the credentials of the new ambassadors of Bahrain, Mexico, Spain,...

President Herzog to the ambassador of Bahrain: “Brave states take brave steps. The Abraham Accords were the fruit of both vision and power. The growing partnership between our countries is a model for the whole Middle...
Egyptair flight. Credit: egyptair.com.

Report: Egyptair to operate Cairo-Tel Aviv flights

Egyptair will start operating flights a few times a week between Cairo and Tel Aviv, according to sources at the Egyptian national carrier, reported Reuters. Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett met with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi in...