War spurs Ukraine to ramp up defence industry, including ‘army of drones’

Ukraine sees Israel’s military defence complex as model Strategic takeovers part of defence push, minister says Ukraine is ‘de facto’ NATO member, official tells Reuters KYIV, Nov 11 (Reuters) – Ukraine plans to build up a powerful military and defence industry including an “army of drones”, and this week’s state takeovers of privately-held stakes in … Read more

EXCLUSIVE Looped in ‘line by line’, Hezbollah shows pragmatic side in Lebanon-Israel deal

Pragmatism seen trumping ideology as Hezbollah approves deal U.S. clinched landmark compromise between Israel, Lebanon Offshore gas would provide Lebanon with badly needed FX BEIRUT, Oct 18 (Reuters) – (This Oct. 18 story has been corrected to reflect that only the northern part of Karish lies within what Lebanon has claimed as its territorial waters.) … Read more

Lebanon, Israel agree maritime border deal, Israel says

U.S. envoy has been holding indirect contacts to seal deal Lebanon and Israel have history of conflict Deal would allow for energy exploration, ease source of tension BEIRUT/JERUSALEM, Oct 11 (Reuters) – Lebanon and Israel have reached a historic agreement demarcarting a disputed maritime border between them, Israeli Prime Minister Yair Lapid said on Tuesday. … Read more

Zelenskiy says he is shocked by Israel’s failure to give Ukraine weapons

Demonstrators gather in support of Ukraine following Russia’s invasion, and watch Zelenskiy’s speech as it is broadcasted to the Knesset, Israel’s parliament, and projected at Habima Square in Tel Aviv, Israel, March 20, 2022. REUTERS/Corinna Kern/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Sept 24 (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said … Read more

Israeli PM Lapid backs two-state solution with Palestinians

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register UNITED NATIONS, Sept 22 (Reuters) – Israeli Prime Minister Yair Lapid called on Thursday for a two-state solution to decades of Israeli-Palestinian conflict and reasserted that Israel would do “whatever it takes” to stop Iran from developing a nuclear bomb. His mention of a two-state solution, … Read more