JERUSALEM, July 22: Israel’s LGBT community launched a one-day strike on Sunday, blocking a main thoroughfare in Tel Aviv, in protest over the exclusion of gay men from surrogacy legislation passed last week.
United Nations, June 14: The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) held its 10th emergency meeting, Wednesday on Israel's response to protests dubbed the 'Great Return March' along the border with Gaza. The UN voted to condemn Israel's excessive force, marked by the use of live ammunition.
LISBON, May 13: Israel’s Netta Barzilai won the Eurovision Song Contest in Lisbon on Saturday, bringing Israel its fourth victory in the glitzy pageant, watched by over 200 million people around the world, and the right to host the event next year.
JERUSALEM, August 7: Al-Jazeera on Monday denounced Israel’s decision to close the Jerusalem bureau of Qatar’s flagship satellite network, saying the measure was “undemocratic” and that it will take legal action.
YAVNE, ISRAEL, Jan 4: After 15 years of development, an Israeli tech firm is optimistic it will finally get its 1,500 kg (1.5 tonne) passenger carrying drone off the ground and into the market by 2020.