April 23, 2019 9:40 pm
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is calling for naming a new settlement in the Golan Heights after President Donald Trump out of gratitude for the White House's recognition of Israeli sovereignty over the territory.
April 01, 2019 8:52 am
Arab states would submit a draft resolution to the UN Security Council and seek an opinion from the International Court of Justice "on the illegality and invalidity of the American recognition," they said in a statement issued after a summit in Tunisia.
March 31, 2019 10:55 am
Summit spokesman Mahmoud Al-Khmeiry said Arab leaders would repeat an Arab call for peace with Israel in exchange for occupied Arab lands and would reject any initiative not in line with UN resolutions.
March 28, 2019 11:11 am
The United States came under sharp criticism from the 14 other Security Council nations Wednesday for its decision to recognize Israel's sovereignty over the Golan Heights in violation of council resolutions.
March 25, 2019 8:10 am
The Golan Heights are a fertile plateau of around 1,300 sq km area lying to the north and east of the Sea of Galilee, which Israel seized from Syria during the Six-Day War of 1967, and has occupied ever since.
March 22, 2019 12:31 pm
Trump said on Thursday it was time to recognize Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights that Israel seized from Syria in 1967, marking a dramatic shift in US policy and giving a boost to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in the middle of his re-election campaign.
March 22, 2019 12:32 pm
The Golan announcement is likely to further complicate Trump's long-awaited plan to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Why is this area contentious?
October 13, 2015 3:58 pm
The Israeli army said Tuesday that it had determined the rockets were errant fire that spilled over from the Syrian civil war.
September 23, 2014 3:03 pm
The military would not say what type of aircraft was downed and said the circumstances of the incident were "unclear."
September 02, 2014 5:52 pm
The Nusra Front seized the Fijians in Golan Heights, where a 1,200-strong U.N. force monitors the buffer zone between Syria and Israel.