Yuval Ben-David

22 Mar 2017

Israeli defense company Elbit optimistic in age of Trump

TEL AVIV Israeli defense electronics company Elbit Systems expects to benefit from increased defense spending globally in response to Donald Trump's elevation to the White House, it said on Wednesday after reporting a rise in fourth-quarter earnings.

21 Mar 2017

Israel says 2016 killing of top Hezbollah commander was inside job

NETANYA, Israel The chief of Israel's armed forces said on Tuesday the death last year of the top Hezbollah military commander was an assassination by the Iranian-backed Lebanese group itself.

20 Mar 2017

As part of Asia pivot, Netanyahu pushes Israeli hi-tech in China

JERUSALEM/BEIJING China's economy may be 35 times larger than Israel's, but Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is hoping to use that to advantage during a three-day visit to Beijing as he looks to reorient Israel's economy towards Asia over Europe and the United States.

14 Mar 2017

Want good sea views? Stay in a luxury lifeguard tower

TEL AVIV The mayor of Tel Aviv rushed to help the German travel blogger lift her luggage away from the incoming tide as she made her way into the city's newest beachfront digs — a wooden lifeguard tower refurbished as a pop-up luxury suite.

07 Mar 2017

Israel's women combat soldiers on frontline of battle for equality

ISRAELI MILITARY BASE, Golan HeightsNot far from the Syrian border, two Israeli soldiers - a man and a woman - faced off in a training session of Krav Maga, an Israeli self-defence technique.

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