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Israel on April 14 closed its airspace over the disputed Golan Heights in the wake of U.S.-led airstrikes on Syria, according to Israeli media. Airline companies were told that they would not be allowed to fly in the area at altitude over 5,000 feet, the Israeli daily Yedioth Ahronoth reported. According to ...
Israel closed airspace over the occupied Golan Heights on Saturday in the wake of a US-led airstrike in Syria, according to Israeli media. Airlines were told that they would not be allowed to fly in the area at altitude over 5,000 feet, the Israeli daily Yedioth Ahronoth reported. According to the newspaper, ... Golan

SYRIA-ISRAEL BORDER, Golan Heights -- Stop me if you've heard this one before: Syria is going to explode. I know, you have heard that one before, but this time I mean really explode. Because the U.S., British and French attack on Syria to punish its regime for its vile use of chemical weapons -- ... War in Syria Iran
"Forgotten Occupation: Life in the Syrian Golan after 50 Years of Israeli Occupation" is the title of a new book published this week by Al-Marsad, a Golan Heights based human rights organization. A press release by Al-Marsad, the only human rights organization based in the occupied Golan Heights, ...
Avi Golan joined Air New Zealand as its first chief digital officer (CDO) in 2016 following 18 years working in the world's tech capital, Silicon Valley. “I was attracted to the airline because of its long history of innovation and its desire to become a leading organisation in the digital space. Air New Zealand has since been on ...
BEIRUT, LEBANON (10:10 A.M.) – Syria's United Nations representative, Dr. Bashar Al-Ja'afari, told the U.N. Security Council on Tuesday that Syria will retake all occupied territories. “Syria will liberate all occupied territory; this includes the Golan Heights, 'Afrin, Raqqa, and Idlib,” Dr. Ja'afari told UN ...

President Donald Trump declared last week that the US will get out of Syria "soon," on the heels of halting $200 million of taxpayer money to reconstruct the war-ravaged country. Naturally, this pair of announcements set off alarm bells within the US military, corporate media, and think-tank ... Israel
Local soldiers from the 57th Infantry Group will march through the streets of Kilkenny City on Friday ahead of their upcoming deployment to the Golan Heights on March 28. Minister with Responsibility for Defence Paul Kehoe, accompanied by the Deputy Chief of Staff of the Defence Forces, Major General ... Israel
The Council recalled in particular Security Council resolution 497 (1981), in which it was decided that the Israeli decision to impose its laws, jurisdiction and administration in the occupied Syrian Golan was null and void and without international legal effect. The Security Council demanded that Israel ... Israel
... Hezbollah and the Iran's elite Revolutionary Guard set up terror cells based on local Druze units in the Syrian Golan Heights and Palestinian organizations. When activists in these networks were killed in actions ascribed to Israel, Iran abandoned the attempt to implement a Hezbollah-type model in Syria. Israel
Defence Minister will visit Kilkenny to inspect local troops bound for Golan Heights. There's a special March Past Parade planned in the city on March 23rd. KCLR96FM News & Sport 5 hours ago. Less than a minute. The Defence Minister Paul Kehoe will visit Kilkenny later this month to inspect local troops ... Israel
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 ... Israel
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 ... Israel
Defence Minister to review local troops bound for Golan Heights at Kilkenny Castle today. Minister Paul Kehoe is due in ... Defence Minister Paul Kehoe will be in Kilkenny later this morning to review the 57th Infantry Group ahead of their six month deployment to the Golan Heights. 128 men and women, ... Israel
In 2015, he was killed, in an Israeli air strike on Syria, along with five other Hezbollah fighters and a general in Iran's Revolutionary Guard Corps as their convoy neared the village of Quneitra, in the Golan Heights. In the course of the civil war, Israel has launched at least a hundred military operations ...

MAJDAL SHAMS, GOLAN HEIGHTS, April 5, 2018 (WAFA) - "Forgotten Occupation: Life in the Syrian GOLAN after 50 Years of Israeli Occupation" is the title of a new book published this week by Al-Marsad, a GOLAN HEIGHTS based human rights organization. A press release by Al-Marsad, the only ...
Former World No.5 Borja Golan and Malaysia's Nafiizwan Adnan will meet in the final of the 2018 Montreal Open after respective win over New Zealand's Campbell Grayson and Raphael Kandra on semi-finals day at the PSA M25 tournament. Top seed Golan followed up wins over Chris Hanson and ...
Spain's former World No.5 Borja Golan claimed his first PSA World Tour title since 2016 after 'El Toro' defeated Malaysia's Nafiizwan Adnan 3-1 in the final of the 2018 Montreal Open held at the Club Sportif. There was little between the two in the opening stages as both players played an attritional style of ...
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 ...


 

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