"We are making an important step toward the rise of Ramat Trump," Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said at a special ceremony.
"We want to show that there are people in his intended base who are concerned about U.S. policy in the Middle East region as being dogmatically pro-Israel," one protest organizer told Newsweek.
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."
"This will have negative effects on the Middle East peace process and security and stability in the region," the kingdom said in an official statement.
Here's what you need to know about the Golan Heights, a disputed land that sits between Israel and Syria.
Israel, Turkey and the U.S. have all targeted the Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's air force, but the longtime leader stands to regain the whole country.
As the Syrian military retakes the city where a nationwide rebellion was sparked, Israel prepares to enforce the land it seized in 1967.
Syria and Israel have been technically at war since 1948 and have fought at least three major conflicts, including in 1967 when Israel seized the Golan Heights.
Thousands of Syrian refugees are camping out close to the Israeli border, under the assumption Assad won't attack so close to Israel's domain.
Following the reports on Russia and Israel's agreement, a top Iranian general initially brushed aside the possibility of withdrawal.
The U.S. may reportedly dismantle its Al-Tanf base in exchange for a withdrawal of both pro-Assad and anti-Assad militias, leaving the Syrian army in control.
Israel first occupied Syria's Golan Heights during the 1967 Six-Day War and annexed it in 1981 without international recognition.
"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.
Hours after the Israeli military urged citizens to take shelter and President Donald Trump left the Iran deal, new strikes were reported in Syria.
Israel deployed defense systems, and troops "are on high alert for an attack," the Israel Defense Forces said in a statement.
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.
Russia and Israel's relations may be reaching an all-time high. Here is why.
Israel's ambassador accused the U.N. of "ignoring the reality in the Middle East."
The Israeli PM told Putin the issue was a "red line" for his country.
Ron Dermer sent items made in the occupied West Bank and Golan Heights for the embassy's annual holiday gift