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G Suite Developers Blog

Why Netanyahu is doubling down on the Golan Heights

<i>In less than a week, the Israeli prime minister admitted to military action in Syria and declared to the world that Israel will never relinquish the</i> …

U.S. could abandon Israel at the U.N.

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The Obama administration's frustration with Benjamin Netanyahu is turning into outright hostility after the Israeli prime minister's commanding victory this week.<p>Administration officials greeted his win with harsh words Wednesday and suggestions that the U.S. might scale back its …

The Times of Israel

This Map Of Israel Shows Just How Massive Its Tech Scene Is

You've got Yo, Waze, PrimeSense, Viber, Fiverr... the list goes on and on. Israel is overflowing with tech companies.<p>And in case you weren't convinced, this map perfectly portrays how massive Israel's tech scene really is. Tech entrepreneur Ben Lang threw together the interactive map on Mapped in …

ISIS: What Does It Mean for Israel?

It's a foreign policy witticism to say that whenever a crisis occurs in the world the question for some people is always, what does it mean for Israel? With Syria and now Iraq in flames, Israel's security is not at the top of any country's agenda other than Israel itself. But Israel's security …

The 20 Hottest Startups From Israel In 2014

It is second only to Silicon Valley as a hub of tech innovation.<p>As Israel's tech industry matures, it has, so far, produced 68 public companies traded on Nasdaq.<p>It has also increasingly attracted investment by venture capitalists worldwide. And it's hottest companies have been a big target of …

Associated Press News

Israeli-American team unveils revolutionary drug in fight against skin cancer

A groundbreaking biological treatment for cancer jointly developed by Israeli and American researchers has been presented at an international …

Best Beaches in Israel

The question of which are the best beaches in Israel is a question of great controversy, with over 100km of sandy Mediterranean coastline, plus …

Israel’s Phinergy Tests 1,100-Mile Range Electric Car; Aluminum-Air Battery System

Phinergy's 1,100-mile range electric car using hybrid lithium-ion and aluminum-air batteries. Photo: Phinergy.<p>Israeli start-up Phinergy Ltd. is road …

Hebrew U researcher targets dangerous food ‘slime’

Hard to see but dangerous, it lurks on those fresh vegetables you bought for health reasons. It’s a layer of bacteria called “biofilm,” and an …

Attack from Syria kills Israeli teen on Golan, Israel says | Reuters

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - An attack from inside Syria on Sunday killed a 13-year-old Israeli boy on the occupied Golan Heights, the first fatality on Israel’s side of the frontier since the Syrian civil war began, relatives and the military said.<p>Israeli tanks fired at Syrian army positions in response …

Israel carries out airstrikes on nine targets in Syria

Israeli warplanes bombed a series of targets inside Syria early on Monday, the Israeli military said, in response to a cross-border attack that killed an Israeli teenager the previous day.<p>In all, Israel said it struck nine military targets inside Syria, and "direct hits were confirmed."<p>The targets …

Iraq's Kurds Sell Oil To Israel, Move Closer To Independence

Kurdish forces warned Baghdad about the impending assault on Mosul. Since ISIS swept into Iraq, the Kurds’ peshmerga forces havce been serving as a bulwark against them, even exchanging artillery fire in recent days.<p>Over the weekend, Kurdish Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani called for Iraqi Prime …

Attack from Syria kills Israeli teen on Golan, Israel says | Reuters

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - An attack from inside Syria on Sunday killed a 13-year-old Israeli boy on the occupied Golan Heights, the first fatality on Israel’s side of the frontier since the Syrian civil war began, relatives and the military said.<p>Israeli tanks fired at Syrian army positions in response …