Golan Heights


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Synonyms for Golan Heights

a fortified hilly area between southern Lebanon and southern Syria

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From the Golan Heights, to southern Lebanon and the West Bank, Israel has consistently pushed its forces into areas to create so-called 'buffer zones' between itself and its adversaries.
It added that the remaining pockets of the terrorists crossed the borderline and fled to occupied lands in the Golan Heights.
The post Israel downs Russian-made spy drone over Golan Heights appeared first on Cyprus Mail .
Jerusalem [Israel], November 11 ( ANI ): Israel has shot down a drone over the Syrian Golan Heights, confirmed the Israel Defense Forces (IDF).
Jabhat al-Nusra allegedly announced that they would launch a campaign to 'liberate' towns around the Golan Heights from the control of the Syrian government, though they added that they would not attack neutral actors or civilians.
The military outposts, constructed after Israel occupied the Golan Heights in 1967, are situated on dozens of acres belonging to Majdal Shams residents.
Oil and gas company Afek Oil and Gas Ltd (Afek) revealed on Tuesday the launch of drilling and related operations for the Mei Golan Water Cooperative to develop a water resource in the Golan Heights pursuant to an exclusive exploration license issued by the government of Israel.
The facility is intended to develop a water resource in the Golan Heights.
The international community considers the Golan Heights to be occupied territory and Israeli settlement-building there to be illegal.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu commenced the meeting by stating that the occupied Golan Heights would remain Israel's "forever" and that Israel would never withdraw from it under any circumstances.
The resolution states that "the Israeli decision to impose its laws, jurisdiction and administration in the occupied Syrian Golan Heights is null and void and without international legal effect".
The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) has rejected a recent statement by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that Tel Aviv will never relinquish the occupied Golan Heights, saying the occupied region's status remains unchanged.
The UN Security Council expressed concern Tuesday over Israel's recent declarations about the Golan Heights, saying that its resolution rejects Israel's claimed sovereignty over the Golan and it is still in effect.
The United Nations Security Council on Tuesday rejected the Israeli government's claim over the Golan Heights - a territory that the country has been in control of since the end of the Six-Day War in 1967.
Israel and Syria aren't going to be making peace any time soon, which means Israel isn't likely to relinquish control over the strategic Golan Heights until long after the conflict in the country has ended.