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Syria Border crossing with Israel seized by rebels

Aug 28, 2014

Syria Border crossing with Israel seized by rebels

The fighting on Syria's side of the Golan frontier spilled over into Israel, with errant fire wounding an army officer. #Syria #Al-Qaeda #NewsTracker #Israel #Bashar al-Assad #Free Syrian Army #Syrian rebels #Golan Heights #Syrian civil war #Nusra Front #Syrian Observatory of Human Rights
Providing ransom to terrorists is not US policy White House

Aug 26, 2014

Providing ransom to terrorists is not US policy White House

It is the American policy not to provide ransoms to terrorists to secure the release of hostages, even American hostages, the White House has said. #White House #World #Terrorism #US #Syria #TheySaidIt #ransom #hostages #Tel Aviv #Terrorists #Golan Heights #US policy #Peter Theo Curtis
Israel launches airstrikes in Syria over earlier Golan Heights attack

Jun 23, 2014

Israel launches airstrikes in Syria over earlier Golan Heights attack

Israeli warplanes bombed a series of targets inside Syria the Israeli military said, in response to a cross-border attack that killed an Israeli teenager. #World #Syria #Hamas #NewsTracker #Israel #Jerusalem #West Bank #Airstrikes #Syrian crisis #Golan Heights #Missing Israeli teens #teenage boy
Russia, China veto resolution to refer Syrian crisis to ICC

May 23, 2014

Russia, China veto resolution to refer Syrian crisis to ICC

Russia and China vetoed a resolution in the UN to refer the Syrian issue to the International Criminal Court. The US supported the resolution. #China #US #Syria #Russia #Israel #ICC #International Criminal Court #Syrian crisis #Golan Heights
Syria and Israel exchange fire over border

May 21, 2013

Syria and Israel exchange fire over border

Tuesday's incident marked the first time that the Syrian army has acknowledged firing at Israeli troops across the frontier, and appeared to be an attempt by President Bashar Assad's regime to project toughness following three Israeli airstrikes near Damascus this year. #World #Syria #NewsTracker #Israel #Golan Heights

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Life in Israel: Caught amidst hostile neighbours, bad options

Dec 03, 2012

Life in Israel: Caught amidst hostile neighbours, bad options

Without going into the compelling but competing narratives of why and how Israel landed in what seems a perpetually hostile dynamic, it is easy to see that it is surrounded by hostile neighbors and there is no strategic depth of geography. #HowThisWorks #Syria #Al-Qaeda #Israel #Golan Heights