Israel’s CollPlant has been awarded the EU CE Mark for VergenixSTR, a soft tissue repair matrix for the treatment of tendinopathy; Hebrew University scientists’ peptide treatment for HIV to make it self-destruct has now been tested on the blood from AIDS patients, and much more.

El Al Flight 002 from John F. Kennedy airport safely landed in Israel after an anonymous tip was received regarding a potential bomb threat on board. Following the tip, France and Switzerland deployed military jets over their airspace to act as escorts for the Israel-bound jetliner.

The Indian state of Haryana - located just northwest of Dehli - will initiate micro-irrigation projects based on Israeli expertise at 14 sites throughout the state, and 2,000 Syrian war wounded have been treated in Israeli hospitals.