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Violence in Syria raises questions over viability of UN peacekeeping in Golan

Sep 18, 2014

Violence in Syria raises questions over viability of UN peacekeeping in Golan

As Syria continues to disintegrate, the odds of Israel giving up the Golan never a popular prospect among Israelis appear to be dimming by the day. #Barack Obama #United Nations #US #Syria #Middle East #ConnectTheDots #Israel #Iraq #Bashar Assad #al-Qaida #rebels #Golan Heights #American government #Nusra Front #UNDOF #Peace keeping #1967 Mideast war
Syria 45 Fijian UN peacekeepers freed by rebels

Sep 11, 2014

Syria 45 Fijian UN peacekeepers freed by rebels

The UN said in a separate statement that all 45 of the Fijian troops "are in good condition" and will be taken for a quick medical assessment. #United Nations #Syria #UN #terror #Fiji #Terrorists #Golan Heights #Nusra #extremists #ISIS #IS #UNDOF #captives
Video of peacekeepers held captive in Syria posted on YouTube, claims Fiji

Sep 11, 2014

Video of peacekeepers held captive in Syria posted on YouTube, claims Fiji

Fiji says its 45 United Nations peacekeepers being held captive in Syria are shown in a new video posted on YouTube. #United Nations #Syria #UN #terror #Fiji #Terrorists #Golan Heights #Nusra #extremists #ISIS #IS #UNDOF #captives
Australia arrests two youngsters with alleged links to Syrian al Qaeda-backed group

Sep 10, 2014

Australia arrests two youngsters with alleged links to Syrian al Qaeda-backed group

Australian police on Wednesday arrested two men suspected of helping Australian citizens fight alongside militants in Syria on terrorism-related charges, officials said, after the intelligence chief warned of mounting threats. #Terrorism #Syria #Al-Qaeda #Jihad #Australia #Britain #UK #militants #Golan Heights #Terror threat #Nusra Front
Fiji makes conflicting updates about fate of its troops captured by Syrian extremists

Sep 10, 2014

Fiji makes conflicting updates about fate of its troops captured by Syrian extremists

Fiji on Wednesday sent mixed messages on whether its 45 United Nations peacekeepers that are being held captive by Syrian insurgents will be freed soon #United Nations #Syria #UN #Iraq #Fiji #Islamists #Golan Heights #peacekeepers #ISIS #IS #UNDOF #Syrian extremists

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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

Sep 21, 2014

84 PHL peacekeepers arrive home from Golan Heights

Around 84 Filipino soldiers who served as United Nations peacekeepers at the Golan Heights returned home, arriving at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport Sunday night... #United Nations #Golan Heights
Life in Israel: Caught amidst hostile neighbours, bad options

Sep 19, 2014

PHL to repatriate troops in Golan Heights earlier than expected

Filipino peacekeepers in Golan Heights will be repatriated sooner after they were repositioned to territory controlled by Israel, the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) said Friday... #Israel #Philippines #Golan Heights
Life in Israel: Caught amidst hostile neighbours, bad options

Sep 19, 2014

Philippines pulls Golan peacekeepers early

The Philippines has pulled its peacekeepers from the Golan Heights ahead of schedule amid worsening security there, a military spokesman has said... #Philippines #Golan Heights