Golan Heights

Russia One-Ups U.S. in Lebanon Over Iran, Israel, Syria

After Lebanon's President Michel Aoun followed up talks with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo with a trip to Russia, Lebanese Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri said the U.S. visit will "be eventually forgotten."

Netanyahu Jokes About Investigation With Trump

"I've brought you a case of the finest wine," the Israeli prime minister told Donald Trump, after the president signed an executive order recognizing Israel's claim to the disputed Golan Heights.

Syria Rebukes Trump Over Golan Heights

Syria responded to President Donald Trump's call to recognize the Golan Heights as part of Israel, with a Foreign Ministry official reportedly saying Syria is "determined to liberate this precious piece of Syrian national land through any means."

Iran Fires Rockets at Israel, Golan Heights: Report

"The (Israel Defense Forces) sees this Iranian attack on Israel with severity," a spokesperson for the military said. There were reports that Israel targeted Iranian positions in Syria in response.

ISIS Group Expands in Southern Syria Near Israel Border

Rebels said the militants were able to extend their area of control in territory that forms a natural barrier between Syria and Israel where the Yarmouk River flows after they overran the towns of Tseel, Sahem al Golan, Adwan and Tel Jamoua.

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