Posts Tagged ‘golan’

Rare 3rd century Golan synagogue mosaics show shift in Jewish life post-Temple

Colorful remains of mosaics from a 3rd century synagogue in the ancient town of Majdulia are the earliest evidence of synagogue decoration in the Golan, according to a University of Haifa press release on Monday. The rainbow tiles in the black basalt-stone synagogue shed light on a little-known but thriving Jewish community in the Land […]

A general’s warning: Yair Golan says only Democratic Camp can mend Israel’s ills

Yair Golan was first exposed to the harsh glare of the public spotlight when, as IDF deputy chief of staff, he ignited a firestorm of criticism telling an audience during the 2016 state Holocaust memorial ceremony that he saw trends in today’s Israel reminiscent of those in Europe prior to the Holocaust. “If there is […]

Israeli Aggression: Missiles strike strategic hill near Golan Heights – Syrian state media

   Missiles presumably fired by Israeli jets have struck a strategic mountain area of Tal al-Hara in the Daraa province of Syria, causing material damage but no casualties, state media has reported. Tal al-Hara is the highest point in the Daraa governorate and overlooks the Golan Heights, which Israel occupied in 1967 and annexed in […]

Israel unveils illegal ‘Trump’ settlement in Golan Heights

Netanyahu yesterday inaugurated the settlement – called “Ramat Trump”, Hebrew for “Trump Heights” – hailing the US President as a “great friend” of Israel. The development will extend the existing settlement of Bruchim, located in the occupied Syrian Golan Heights captured by Israel during the war of 1967. […]

New Golan Heights community to be named after Trump

  A general view of the Israeli-annexed Golan Heights, with a picture of Donald Trump inset. Getty Images; AP   New York Post President Trump is expected to get his imprimatur on the Golan Heights on Sunday, when a new community named Ramat Trump – or “Trump Heights” – will be established in the verdant […]

US State Department’s “Updated Maps” Show Golan Heights as Part of Israeli

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US, Israeli officials to dedicate Golan town named for Trump in June

American officials will attend a ceremony next month with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to lay the cornerstone for a new town in the Golan Heights named for US President Donald Trump, the area’s regional council said Tuesday. The ceremony on June 12 will dedicate the new community to be built on the site of the […]

Israel Using Occupied Golan Heights to Fire Missiles at Damascus

  Syrian state media reported air defences brought down objects and did not report casualties [File: SANA/AFP] Syria says missiles fired from Israeli-held territory at Damascus Air defences intercept missiles fired at western Damascus from direction of occupied Golan Heights, state media reports. Syrian air defences have targeted projectiles coming from “occupied territory”, a […]

Eight vultures die of poisoning in Golan, in ‘mortal blow’ to local population

Eight griffon vultures were found dead in the Golan Heights Friday morning after being poisoned, and two more were being treated for poisoning, in an incident that was seen as devastating to the species in the region. The Israel Nature and Parks Authority said it was investigating the incident and “will take every measure to […]

‘Trump Shtetl’: Netanyahu pledges to Name Illegal Golan Settlement After US President

In a move that is meant to express the deep gratitude of the illegal occupiers of UN recognized territory in Palestine and Syria, Israel’s embattled far-right nationalist Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, has pledged to name the Zionist entity’s newest illegal settlement in the occupied Golan Heights after U.S. President Donald J. Trump. In late March, […]

News media get it wrong on the Golan Heights

The New York Times (3/26/19) highlights Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s new rule for occupied territories: “If occupied in a defensive war, then it’s ours.” When the New York Times (3/26/19) reported on Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s fait accompli pronouncement that nation-states can now seize territories acquired in defensive wars—after President Donald Trump announced via tweet […]


SOUTH FRONT 01.04.2019 Over 50 ISIS members were eliminated by strikes of the US-led coalition in the outskirt of the town of al-Baghuz al-Fawqani in the Euphrates Valley over the past few days, local sources reported. The airstrikes were a part of the operation of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) and the coalition in the […]

Trump’s Golan Declaration Another Own Goal

Trump’s Golan Declaration Another Own Goal Hardly a week goes by and the United States falls deeper into global disrepute. This week was a bonanza of own goals for the self-declared “leader of the free world”. The debacle over the ridiculous “Russiagate” scandal finally imploding was spectacular. Then there were more horrific reports of US […]

Syrian Golan Representative to Al-Ahed: Armed Resistance in Face of Trump’s Decision

By Sara Raad Beirut – Away from any context and based on the US President Donald Trump’s track of buying and selling everything in the market of politics, the man decided to sell the occupied Syrian land in Golan to the apartheid “Israeli” entity. However, the price is paid by the Arab’s silence and some […]

Trump’s support of Israel’s annexation of the Golan

Washington DC, March 26 — On March 25, President Donald J. Trump signed an order proclaiming U.S. support for Israel’s annexation of the Golan. This act ended Washington’s opposition to any acquisition of territory by force– a principle that has been a key pillar of the global order since the United Nations was founded in 1945. […]

Talk of Golan annexation leaves out those expelled from it

President Trump’s recognition of Israel’s annexation of the Golan Heights has been widely celebrated by Israelis. But do those same Israelis know of the hundreds of thousands of people expelled from the territory during the 1967 war? By Tom Pessah Members of the Druze community in the Golan Heights protest the decision of President Donald Trump to […]

Christian Evangelicals One Step Closer to Rapture As Trump ‘Gifts’ Golan to Israel

Trump may be God’s chosen one to save Israeli Jews from “the Iranian menace,” Secretary of State Mike Pompeo confirmed in a baffling interview with the (Zionist) Christian Broadcasting Network: Specifically, the interviewer asked Pompeo if Trump could be a modern day version of the biblical character Esther, a beautiful woman chosen to be married […]

Why Trump recognised Israel’s claim on the Golan Heights

The Ugly Truth ed note–While certainly this–the issue of re-election–MAY have factored into it Trump’s decision, that date is 2 years away and the Christian evangelicals who the author claims were the real target of Trump’s Golan decision will vote for him anyway irrespective of this. Rather, it is the fact that within just a […]

Detailed U.N. Report on Israeli Occupation of Golan Heights

Israeli tanks in the Golan Heights during Israel’s 1967 invasion of Syria. Occupied Syrian Golan Section V of the “UN Report of the Special Committee to Investigate Israeli Practices Affecting the Human Rightsof the Palestinian People and Other Arabs of the Occupied Territories” [photos added] During its visit to Damascus, the Special Committee received from […]

Trump’s Golan green light paves way to Israel’s annexation of West Bank

By Jonathan Cook in Nazareth When President Donald Trump moved the US embassy to occupied Jerusalem last year, effectively sabotaging any hope of establishing a viable Palestinian state, he tore up the international rulebook. Last week, he trampled all over its remaining tattered pages. He did so, of course, via Twitter. Referring to a large […]

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