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This was on the Golan Heights, from a roadside promontory overlooking the abandoned Syrian town of Quneitra. ... Israel did very little to deny its attack Monday on an air base used by Iran in central Syria, and Jerusalem is threatening more aggressive steps to keep Tehran from further entrenching itself ...
The missile attack followed a suspected chemical attack targeting Douma, a former rebel-held town in the Damascus suburb of Eastern Ghouta, which has ... The Israeli army launched "large-scale" attacks inside Syria in what it claimed was its response to the Iranian drone's presence in the occupied Golan ...

Toward the end of the week, the growing tensions between Israel and Iran in Syria were overshadowed by a bigger news story: the American threats to punish the Assad regime for ... missiles was enough to show the world that the duel of the superpowers is the only game in town in Syria at the moment.
Syria and Russia also issued statements denouncing the strike, and the Russian Foreign Ministry summoned Israel's ambassador in Moscow. “I don't know who attacked in Syria,” said Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman during a visit to the Golan Heights town of Katzrin on Tuesday morning. “But I know ...
Dramatic things went down in Syria this week, while the people of Israel were distracted by the storm over the prime minister and his U-turn on asylum ... At present the regime controls only a small part of the Golan border area, from the new town of Quneitra towards the village of Khader and the Syrian part ...
The Golan Heights Distillery is now Israel's second- largest distillery to Milk & Honey, which was started by kibbutznik Tomer Goren and opened a state-of-the-art facility in 2014 in Tel Aviv's southern industrial zone where visitors can taste Milk & Honey's young Israeli whiskies due for worldwide distribution ...

Israel demolished their homes, buildings and entire villages in the Golan in order to build Jewish settlements where they once stood. ... Israel illegally occupied the south of Lebanon until 2000, when the resistance led by Hezbollah drove out the main Israeli proxy, the so-called South Lebanon Army. Today ...
The de-escalation agreement for southern Syria, which the United States, Russia and Jordan signed last November, included a promise to keep Iran and its ... Last summer, Israel admitted for the first time that it provides civilian aid to villages in the Syrian Golan, but declined to confirm claims that it also ...
In the Golan Heights they have less time, Elgam said, but “trust our soldiers blindly.” Military vehicles can be seen positioned on the Israeli side of the border with Syria, near the Druze village of Majdal Shams in the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, Israel February 11, 2018. AMMAR AWAD/ REUTERS ...
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 ...
At least 27 people were killed and 60 more injured Wednesday in Syrian government air strikes on three towns in rebel-held Eastern Ghouta, near .... On Tuesday, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and members of the Israeli Security Cabinet visited the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights where they ...
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 on ...
At the moment, Israeli military commanders have their binoculars trained not only on the frontier with Syria along the Golan Heights, but they're also keeping ... to have between 100,000 to 150,000 short-, medium- and long-range missiles — supplied by Iran — that experts say could hit every city in Israel.
That base, near the town of El-Kiswah, 14 kilometers (8 miles) south of Damascus and about 50 kilometers (30 miles) from the Israel-Syria border on the Golan Heights, was still under construction when it was destroyed, the reports said. According to the Fox report, the images show several tall silos, which ...
The de-escalation agreement for southern Syria, which the United States, Russia and Jordan signed last November, included a promise to keep Iran and its ... Last summer, Israel admitted for the first time that it provides civilian aid to villages in the Syrian Golan, but declined to confirm claims that it also ...
According to those cited by the Post, convoys of missile-defense batteries have been relocated to the Israeli-Arab city of Baka al-Gharbiya and numerous other ... Indeed, any escalation that would lead to a state of open conflict between Syria and Israel would surely spread, quickly involving Syrian allies including Iran and ...
In the Golan Heights they have less time, Elgam said, but “trust our soldiers blindly.” Military vehicles can be seen positioned on the Israeli side of the border with Syria, near the Druze village of Majdal Shams in the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, Israel February 11, 2018. AMMAR AWAD/ REUTERS ...

Israeli security forces examine the remains of an F-16 Israeli war plane near the Israeli village of Harduf, Israel February 10, 2018. ... Bashar al-Assad in a nearly 7-year-old civil war - including the deployment of Iran-backed forces near the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights - has alarmed Israel, which has said ...
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 ...
The typical Honeymoon Israel itinerary covers all the major tourist destinations including the Dead Sea, Masada, the Western Wall and Tel Aviv's Carmel Market, in addition to some more unique experiences. On one particular trip, couples visited an artist's studio in Safed (Tzfat), Pelter Winery in the Golan ...
Health Cluster Weekly Situation Report: Whole of Syria, Week 6, 2 – 8 February 2018. Report. from World Health ... Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has warned the US once again to withdraw from the Syrian city of Manbij. ... Israel's Prime Minister Netanyahu paid a rare visit to Golan Heights.
At least 27 people were killed and 60 more injured Wednesday in Syrian government air strikes on three towns in rebel-held Eastern Ghouta, near .... On Tuesday, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and members of the Israeli Security Cabinet visited the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights where they ...
Israeli forces are seen near a border fence between the Israeli-occupied side of the Golan Heights and Syria, on November 4, 2017. Ammar Awad / Reuters ... According to other media reports, the Israelis targeted a research centre in the town of Jemraya, north of the capital. Israel rarely takes public credit ...
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — The Israeli Public Broadcasting Corporation reported Jan. 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 ...
The final statement affirmed respect and full commitment to the sovereignty, independence and territorial integrity of Syria. "No part of the national territory can be abandoned," said the statement, adding that the Syrian people remain committed to the restoration of the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights by all ...
I'm traveling along the Israeli border road at the intersection of Lebanon, Syria and Israel, and off in the distance there's a freshly snow-capped Mount ... That is, if Hezbollah and Iran think they can place rocket launchers in densely populated Lebanese and Syrian villages and towns — and expect that Israel ...
At present, Syria is divided between the Damascus government, opposition/rebel factions, and Kurdish forces. ... 2015, but thanks to the intervention of Russia, Iran, Hezbollah and other foreign militias, it now exercises at least nominal control over most of Syria's cities and much of the remaining population.
From the Golan Heights to Ein Gedi, Israel boasts delightful, refreshing waterfalls, and now is the season to enjoy them at their best. ... past four impressive waterfalls, beginning from the southern entrance to the park, just before entering the town of Metulla, where it passes under the 30-meter Tanur Falls.
The spectacularly beautiful Golan Heights region, which directly overlooks northern Israel, was captured from Syria during the 1967 war and annexed in 1981 (though not internationally recognized). For many years, the Golan border was Israel's most peaceful. Then the chaos of civil war erupted, and the ...
The border guards, responsible for the border between the safe zone and the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, would monitor the area and report back to ... just south of the government-allied Druze town of Hadar through opposition-controlled towns of Jabata Khashab, Bir Ajam, Hamadiyah, and Quneitra, ...
Since the Syrian war erupted, Iran has been trying to gain a foothold in Syria, most recently in the south, which includes trying to win over the local Druze community. ... In September, the Nujaba Brigades announced it had formed a military force to “free the occupied Golan Heights.” In Sweida province ...
Well, the danger of deterioration – perhaps even to the point of war – has grown significantly, Israel Defense Forces Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. .... clashing with rebels in the Idlib enclave in northern Syria and is preparing for an eventual attack to chase the rebels out of the border area with Israel, along the Golan.
The rebels agreed to evacuate after they became besieged by the army in Beit Jin and two other adjacent towns, which were important due to their proximity to the Lebanese border and the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights. SANA said the town was a house to 20,000 people, most of whom fled when the area ...
Well, the danger of deterioration – perhaps even to the point of war – has grown significantly, Israel Defense Forces Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. Gadi Eisenkot stated ... Israeli forces are seen near a border fence between the Israeli-occupied side of the Golan Heights and Syria, November 4, 2017. AMMAR AWAD/ ...
On the night of Tuesday to Wednesday, ISIS-linked forces operating throughout the Yarmouk Basin region in the southwestern countryside of Daraa province launched a major assault against local rebel groups near the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, blitzing through three towns over the course of a matter ...
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 ... Fakhr Al-Din, who is also a resident of the village of Majdal Shams in the Golan, wondered whether the Israeli authorities intend to prevent some ...
Syrian government forces stand on their checkpoint as buses wait to evacuate Syrian militants and their families from Beit Jin village, Syria, Dec. ... Dozens of Syrian militants and their families departed aboard buses from an area besieged by government forces near the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights early ...
Syrian government forces stand on their checkpoint as buses wait to evacuate Syrian militants and their families from Beit Jin village, Syria, Dec. ... Dozens of Syrian militants and their families departed aboard buses from an area besieged by government forces near the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights early ...
Muslims gathered in Syrian mosques and Jews gathered at holy sites in Israel, both praying for rain as a drought threatened a region already plagued with conflict and unrest. ... After another war broke out in 1967, Israel seized the entire city as well as the Golan Heights region of southwestern Syria. Israel ...
BEIRUT, LEBANON (5:05 A.M.) – The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) took control of the strategic town of Mughar Al-Mir, yesterday, after the jihadist rebels from Hay'at Tahrir Al-Sham retreated west to Beit Jinn near the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights. Led by their elite 42nd Brigade (Ghiath Forces) of 4th ...
BEIRUT, LEBANON (5:05 A.M.) – The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) took control of the strategic town of Mughar Al-Mir, yesterday, after the jihadist rebels from Hay'at Tahrir Al-Sham retreated west to Beit Jinn near the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights. Led by their elite 42nd Brigade (Ghiath Forces) of 4th ...
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 ...
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 ...
Israel has long warned about the risk of conflict as Iranian forces and their allies, including Hezbollah, the Lebanese militant group, have dug in on Syrian territory and approached the boundary with the Israeli-held portion of the Golan Heights. Israel, which considers Iran its most potent enemy in the region, ...
Israeli forces are seen near a border fence between the Israeli Golan Heights and Syria, November 4, 2017. AMMAR AWAD/REUTERS. Analysis Syria's Assad is taking over the border region, presenting Israel with a moral dilemma · Near Israeli border, Syrian rebels handed ultimatum: surrender or face ...
Israel occupied the West Bank and seized 1,200 sq km of the Golan Heights from Syria in the Six-Day War of 1967, in moves that have never ...
Late one Thursday night, the hippest cafe-bar in the village of Majdal Shams pulses with ... Israel captured Majdal Shams from Syria in 1967.
Israel Climbing Up Too High a Tree Over Iran's Presence in Syria ... Israeli soldiers stand atop tanks in the Golan Heights near Israel's border with Syria March 19 .... What happened this week in Sochi, the Russian resort city on the .... forces that were building a position near the Druze village of Khader, ...
Syrian Army breaks into jihadist bastion near occupied Golan Heights ... Meanwhile, near the key town of Beit Saber, the Syrian Arab Army is ...
Then, when Israel captured the Golan Heights from Syria in 1967, the Druze ... during a rally in the Druze village of Majdal Shams in the Golan Heights, Feb. ... Today, in the Golan's Druze villages, and especially Majdal Shams, you ... with an Israeli HMO, but he insists that the Heights are occupied territory.


 

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