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Syrian rebels attack peacekeepers in Golan Heights

Aug 30, 2014

Syrian rebels attack peacekeepers in Golan Heights

Filipino peacekeepers in the Golan Heights have been attacked by Syrian rebels who are holding dozens of Fijian troops hostage. #Syria #NewsTracker #Syrian rebels #Golan Heights #Syria unrest #Filipino peacekeepers
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

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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

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Life in Israel: Caught amidst hostile neighbours, bad options

Aug 31, 2014

UN peacekeepers escape after attack by Syrian terrorists

A group of 40 United Nations peacekeepers from the Philippines escaped Saturday in the Golan Heights after coming under attack by Syrian terrorist — but 44 Fijian troops remained in the hands of the Al Qaeda-linked insurgents. After coming under rebe... #United Nations #Golan Heights #Philippines #Al-Qaeda
Life in Israel: Caught amidst hostile neighbours, bad options

Aug 28, 2014

ISIS Said to Kill 150 Syrian Captives in 2 Days, Videotaping the Horror

Dozens of men, possibly Syrian soldiers, were lined up in their underwear and gunned down. In the Golan Heights, non-ISIS rebels seized United Nations peacekeepers... #Syria #United Nations #United Nations #Golan Heights #Golan Heights #Free Syrian Army
Life in Israel: Caught amidst hostile neighbours, bad options

Aug 27, 2014

Qaeda Affiliate Seizes Crossing Point With Golan Heights

It was not clear whether the takeover of Quneitra by an Islamist coalition that includes the Nusra Front was related to the eastward advance by the rival Islamic State in Iraq and Syria... #Syria #Iraq #Golan Heights #Israel