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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Friday declared that the occupied Golan Heights would "forever" remain under Israeli control. At a meeting with UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on the sidelines of a major security conference in Munich, Netanyahu declared that the Golan Heights ...
Beirut, Lebanon (8:50 P.M.) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stated during a meeting with U.N. Secretary General Antonio Guterres that Israel will not hand back the Golan Heights region to Syria. During the meeting in Munich, Netanyahu claimed that the Golan Heights would "remain in ...

On 6 February 2018, Israel bombed a Syrian Military Research Centre at Jamraya near Damascus [1]. The justification the Israeli army used for this operation: the important aim of destroying a centre of research on chemical weapons. This rhetoric has been rejected by the US Defense Secretary, General ...
Beirut, Lebanon (10:30 P.M.) - Minutes ago, a military source in Damascus informed Al-Masdar News that the Syrian Air Defense confronted several Israeli drones near the border of the occupied Golan Heights. According to the source, the Syrian Air Defense was able to force the Israeli drones to ...
However, Israel is not hungry for war in and of itself. Instead, it is eager to cement its claim to the Golan Heights, a plateau bordering Israel, Lebanon and Syria. In order to accomplish that, regime change in Syria is essential, as the international community still refuses to recognize Israel's seizure and continued occupation of ...
Shots were fired from Syrian territory at an Israeli drone in the Golan Heights on Thursday, hitting a house in the northern Israeli village of Majdal Shams. The incident is an unusual one as the majority of shots fired from Syria toward Israel are errant. In this case, on the other hand, Syrian soldiers ...

Occupied Jerusalem: Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has made a provocative visit to the occupied Golan Heights on Tuesday, peering into Syria and ... prepared for any scenario and I wouldn't suggest to anyone that they test us," Netanyahu said in broadcast remarks during the Occupied Golan visit.
OCCUPIED Jerusalem: Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu paid a rare visit to the occupied Golan Heights Tuesday, peering across the nearby border into Syria and warning Israel's enemies not to "test" its resolve. Netanyahu has been cautioning against any attempt by Iran to deepen its military ...
23 that Hamas is seeking to set up a military force in the Syrian Golan Heights to fire rockets at Israel. The broadcaster quoted Israeli security sources as saying that Iran had instructed Hamas to set up a force in the Golan Heights in order to strike Israel from the north. Hamas is yet to comment on the report.
APEX Insight: Curiosity and a knack for scanning the horizon for what's next have served Avi Golan well through a career at some of the world's biggest tech companies, and now as Air New Zealand's chief digital officer. When Air New Zealand first approached Avi Golan to be its chief digital officer through ...
A visit to the Gamla Nature Reserve in the central Golan Heights features a tour of the ancient ruins as well as an opportunity to observe a variety of raptors in flight. A pleasant hike across a flat and open landscape leads to another of the Golan's inspiring waterfalls, the Gamla -Israel's highest perennial ...
After failed attempts to ensure its interests were safeguarded by the major players in the war next door, Israel is pushing to implement the second phase of its "safe-zone" project -- an attempt to expand a buffer ranging out from the occupied Golan Heights deeper into the southern Syrian provinces of ...
Early Thursday morning, the tent that Fatima and her children have lived in for more than a year and a half collapsed after several days of heavy rain and strong winds struck a half-dozen displacement camps in Syria's southwestern Quneitra province, near the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights. "Everything we ...
The farmers in the occupied Golan affirmed their rejection of the building of these turbines on their lands which belong to them and therefore they're the only ones who have the right to invest in them, stressing that this is part of the Israeli occupation's exploitation of the Golan's resources and will have ...
Recently, Syrian media released a two-minute video compilation of army rocket artillery units of the Golan-200, Golan-300 and Golan-400 varieties firing a non-stop barrage - literally hundreds of unguided missiles - against militant defenses in eastern Damascus to clear the way for ground forces to ...
Israel then fired rockets from the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, but the Syrian defences brought them down, the army said, adding that Israeli jets fired a final barrage of four rockets from inside Israel, one of which was intercepted by Syrian air defences while the others caused material damage. Israel has ...
Israeli Interior Minister Aryeh Deri has issued a decision to hold local elections in the Golan Heights for the first time since Israel occupied the Syrian territories in 1967, Israel Hayom reported. The paper said the move aims to strengthen Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights and to integrate the local ...

Beirut, Lebanon (3:55 P.M.) - The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) has officially taken control of the Red Hills (Taloul Al-Ahmar) near the town of Beit Jinn, the Syrian Ministry of Defense reported on Tuesday. According to the Ministry of Defense, the jihadist rebels have handed over the Red Hills as part of the ...
The area around Beit Jin is sensitive because of its location next to the Israel-controlled Golan Heights. "There is now negotiation on the departure of fighters and those who wish to leave with them," said Abu Kanaan, an official in a local rebel group. "The militias are trying to convince them to evacuate to ...
The area around Beit Jin is sensitive because of its location next to the Israel-controlled Golan Heights. "There is now negotiation on the departure of fighters and those who wish to leave with them," said Abu Kanaan, an official in a local rebel group. "The militias are trying to convince them to evacuate to ...
Rujm el-Hiri in the heart of the Golan Heights deserves a place of honor on the list of most forgotten archaeological sites in Israel. It may even deserve to stand on the podiums peak. Few tourists have visited the ancient site and even those who come find to difficult to absorb its marvelous qualities, since ...
A survey mission headed by Shmarya Gutman was surveying the Golan and marking sites of interests. Last week, Itzhaki Gal, who participated in that original survey, recalled the excitement he felt when he realized, with the help of an aerial photograph, what lay in the heart of the Golan Heights. Several ...
United Nations, Dec. 21 (Xinhua) -- The UN Security Council on Thursday renewed the mandate of the world body's peacekeeping force on the Golan Heights. In a resolution, the council decided to extend the mandate of the UN Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF), tasked to maintain a cease-fire ...
The Syrian side of the border with Israel in the Golan has been relatively stable in the last year. The Assad regime controlled the northern part, returning to outposts on the Syrian Hermon and in the new town of Quneitra. There were also two enclaves, a Druze one in the village of Khader, which is controlled ...
Enlight Renewable Energy is advancing a large project to produce electricity from wind power, to be located near Tel Fares in the Golan Heights. The project, called Genesis Wind, was given preliminary approval six months ago by the National Infrastructures Commission and moved to the public comments ...
She and her life partner had left central Israel after Operation Protective Edge in 2014 and moved to the Golan Heights for peace and quiet, as she puts it. In the center, people have about 40 seconds to find shelter after a missile siren sounds. In the Golan Heights they have less time, Elgam said, but "trust ...
The farmers in the occupied Golan affirmed their rejection of the building of these turbines on their lands which belong to them and therefore they're the only ones who have the right to invest in them, stressing that this is part of the Israeli occupation's exploitation of the Golan's resources and will have ...
The Defense Ministry is threatening to withdraw its support for a plan to generate electricity on the Golan Heights using wind turbines. This is because no budget has yet been found for the technological solutions the Defense Ministry says are necessary to prevent the turbines from interfering with Israeli Air ...
Heavy rains overnight Sunday raised the level of the Kinneret by 1.5 centimeters, as gishmei brachah fell throughout the country. Most areas of the center and north counted between 30 and 40 millimeters of rainfall between 6 p.m. Sunday and 8 a.m. Monday, with some areas seeing 50 millimeters of ...
On the Syrian side of the border, in the northwestern part of the Golan Heights, the Syrian Army has returned to its old ways. army units surround small Sunni villages and give them an ultimatum: Surrender and swear allegiance to the Assad regime or face annihilation. Step by step, Syrian President Bashar ...
A survey mission headed by Shmarya Gutman was surveying the Golan and marking sites of interests. Last week, Itzhaki Gal, who participated in that original survey, recalled the excitement he felt when he realized, with the help of an aerial photograph, what lay in the heart of the Golan Heights. Several ...
Beirut, Lebanon (12:25 P.M.) - The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) made their third attempt this week to capture the strategic hilltop of Tal Marwan in the Beit Jinn pocket of west Damascus. Led by the 42nd Brigade of the 4th Mechanized Division, the Syrian Arab army stormed the eastern and northern slopes ...
According to military source near the Golan Heights, the jihadist rebels are deeply entrenched at Tal Marwan and have refused all calls by the army to surrender this important hilltop. Should Hay'at Tahrir Al-Sham lose this hilltop, they will ultimately be forced to surrender the entire Beit Jinn pocket, as Tal ...
The Syrian side of the border with Israel in the Golan has been relatively stable in the last year. The Assad regime controlled the northern part, returning to outposts on the Syrian Hermon and in the new town of Quneitra. There were also two enclaves, a Druze one in the village of Khader, which is controlled ...
The source told Al-Masdar News that the jihadist rebels want to be transported from the Golan Heights and West Ghouta to the Idlib Governorate. In exchange for their transfer, the Syrian Army will have full control of the Beit Jinn pocket, which would mark the end of the jihadist rebel presence in west ...
Beirut, Lebanon (11:00 A.M.) - The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) continued their large-scale offensive near the occupied Golan Heights today, capturing new areas that were previously occupied by the jihadist rebels of Hay'at Tahrir Al-Sham. Led by their elite 42nd Brigade of the 4th Mechanized Division, ...
Beirut, Lebanon (1:20 A.M.) - The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) scored another big advance in the West Ghouta region of Damascus this past weekend, capturing several hilltops overlooking the key town of Mughar Al-Mir. Led by the 42nd Brigade of the 4th Mechanized Division, the Syrian Arab army ...
Enlight Renewable Energy is advancing a large project to produce electricity from wind power, to be located near Tel Fares in the Golan Heights. The project, called Genesis Wind, was given preliminary approval six months ago by the National Infrastructures Commission and moved to the public comments ...
... Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) have been monitoring closely the Syrian Arab Army's (SAA) recent advances near the occupied Golan Heights, ...
... rebels of Hay'at Tahrir Al-Sham, giving them fire control over Kafr Hoor and Kafr Al-Awameed in this pocket near the occupied Golan Heights.
... Quneitra crossing and the Israeli-controlled part of the Golan Heights. The joint statement by President Donald Trump and Russian president ...
For the second time during this weekend, Israeli military forces fired across the border on a Syrian Army unit engaged in fortifying a military ...
Druze women residing in Majdal Shams in the Israeli-occupied sector of the Golan Heights wave at their Syrian Druze friends and relatives on ...
(CNN) The Israel Defense Forces shot down a drone Saturday over the Golan Heights, according to the IDF's official twitter account.
While the Syrian war has taken quite a toll on Syrian Druze in the occupied Golan Heights, some of the Druze fear Israel could use them as a ...
As well as the Golan Heights, captured from Syria in the Six-Day war in 1967, that list also takes in the West Bank and East Jerusalem.
The Israeli army struck a Syrian Army position Thursday afternoon after a stray rocket fell on the Golan Heights. Missile alert sirens sounded as ...
The Syrian side of the border with Israel in the Golan has been relatively stable in the last year. The Assad regime controlled the northern part, returning to outposts on the Syrian Hermon and in the new town of Quneitra. There were also two enclaves, a Druze one in the village of Khader, which is controlled ...
Beirut, Lebanon (12:10 A.M.) - The jihadist rebels of Hay'at Tahrir Al-Sham have once again refused the terms offered by the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) to surrender the Beit Jinn pocket of west Damascus. According to a report from the 42nd Brigade of the 4th Division, the Syrian army offered the jihadist ...


 

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