Tag: Golan Heights

Israel Seeks Recognition Of Its Annexation of The Golan

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Israel Seeks Recognition Of Its Annexation of The Golan

On his last visit to Israel earlier this month, John Bolton, U.S. President Donald Trump’s national security advisor, allotted a few hours of his time for a special tour. Weather permitting, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu would show him the Golan Heights, which Israel has occupied since the Six Day War and which it annexed […]

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Hezbollah, Iran On The War Path

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Hezbollah, Iran On The War Path

Israeli Defence Minister Moshe Yaalon warned recently that Israel will not tolerate attempts by its enemies to destabilize its northern border. But that’s exactly what Hezbollah and its ally, Iran, claim they will do following an upsurge of violence on the Golan Heights, where the borders of Israel, Lebanon and Syria converge. With Syria embroiled […]

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Israel Reluctantly Gets Involved In Syria’s Civil War

Filed in Middle East by on May 7, 2014
Israel Reluctantly Gets Involved In Syria’s Civil War

As Syrians slaughter each other in an increasingly vicious civil war whose death toll now exceeds 150,000 and whose outcome is still uncertain, Israel is straining to remain aloof from that conflict. Israel’s policy of neutrality was succinctly summed up by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu last June: “Israel is not interested in intervening, as long […]

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