BEIRUT, LEBANON (6:20 A.M.) – The rebel forces surrendered three villages in the western countryside of Damascus on Tuesday, leaving the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) in position to have full control over the Damascus-Golan Heights border for the first time in four years.
UN to Israel: Golan Heights Belong to Syria In light of international discussions about Syria identifying Israel’s Golan Heights as Syrian territory, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu convened his Cabinet in the Golan on April 17, declaring, “The Golan Heights will remain in Israel’s hands forever.” The Cabinet’s meeting in Ramat Golan was the…
Israeli security forces have opened fire at pro-Palestinian protesters gathered on the Syrian border. State-run Syrian television reports at least 20 protesters killed and over 200 others wounded.
Conflict, Military, Middle East, Protest, Politics, Paula Slier, Rory Suchet, Israel
Hundreds of Palestinians have gathered on Sunday on Syria’s border with Israel. The protesters attempted to storm the border fence, when Israeli soldiers fired warning shots into the air. But this seemed only to inflame the crowd.