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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

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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
Life in Israel: Caught amidst hostile neighbours, bad options

Sep 23, 2014

Irish peacekeeping troops given go-ahead to continue UN mission in strife-torn Golan Heights

Irish peacekeeping troops have been given the go-ahead to continue their role in the United Nations mission on the strife-torn Golan Heights. A new contingent of 130 troops will be deployed on the ground there next month. In the meantime, a further r... #United Nations #Golan Heights #U N Security Council #Ban Ki-moon #Simon Coveney (politician)
Life in Israel: Caught amidst hostile neighbours, bad options

Sep 29, 2014

PHL pushes UN for top-level action for peacekeepers’ security

Following the recent experience of its United Nations peacekeepers there, the Philippines this week called for top-level action for the security of peacekeepers in the Golan Heights area... #United Nations #Philippines #Golan Heights
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