Golan Heights

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  • noun

Synonyms for Golan Heights

a fortified hilly area between southern Lebanon and southern Syria

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Morimoto told a news conference that neither the Japanese SDF team nor UNDOF troops are under risk of attack, but said he would carefully look at the situation in the Golan Heights, noting that tensions are mounting there.
In January, Syria protested to the United Nations about what it called Israel's illegal use of produce from the occupied Golan Heights after Israel distributed wine made from grapes grown in the territory as year-end holiday gifts to U.
The Israeli army took the wounded militants to the field hospitals in the Occupied Golan Heights set up by the Israelis.
Israel occupied and annexed the Golan Heights plateau in 1967 , a move that was never internationally recognised.
The British government and other allies should make it explicitly clear that that this is illegal and that any oil extracted from the Golan Heights should be used for the exclusive benefit of Syrians.
Golan: Gunfire from Syria hit the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights overnight close to an Israeli military vehicle monitoring the ceasefire line but causing no injuries, the military said on Monday.
An Israeli soldier stands atop a Merkava tank in the Golan Heights overlooking the Syrian village of Breqa (AFP / FILE PHOTO / Jack Guez)
The IDF's Artillery Corps fired a missle at a post in Syria in response to the firing of a stray mortar that landed in the eastern Golan Heights on Sunday.
Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu issued a statement on Friday denying a newspaper report that claimed he had agreed in principle to return Golan Heights completely to Syria in return for diplomatic relationship.
The article referred to Palestinian refugees in camps in Syria, as well as Syrians who fled the Golan Heights when Israel captured the strategic plateau in the 1967 Mideast war.
Syrian Foreign Minister Walid al-Muallem told the UN General Assembly Tuesday that Syria is ready to resume peace negotiations with Israel, but that the Golan Heights is "not subject to negotiation or bargaining," reported the pro-Syrian Lebanese daily AS SAFIR Wednesday.
TOKYO, July 12 Kyodo Japan will continue stationing its Self-Defense Forces (SDF) members in the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights for an additional two years from next February, government sources said Monday.
Benjamin Netanyahu even suggested possible flexibility on the Golan Heights, which Israel captured from Syria in 1967 and Netanyahu repeatedly has vowed to keep.
Also, the Syrian resistance forces in Syria's Golan region attacked an Israeli military site in the Occupied Golan Heights in response to the recent Israeli aggression on different parts of Syria.