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Russia says Golan Heights a matter for the UNSC, as Netanyahu wants Israeli claim recognized

Recognizing the illegally-annexed Golan Heights as part of Israel would be a violation of UN Security Council resolutions, Russia’s foreign minister has said, in an apparent rebuke to an appeal made by Israel’s prime minister. Read more Changing the status of the Golan Heights would be a “direct violation” of United Nations Security Council resolutions which dictate the international community’s ...

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‘Israeli strikes’ target Syrian army positions near Golan Heights – state media

Published time: 11 Jul, 2018 21:50 Edited time: 11 Jul, 2018 21:58 Several missiles, allegedly launched by ‘Israeli aircraft’ have struck Syrian army positions in the Quneitra Governorate near the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, state media SANA reports, citing a military source. The attack caused “limited damage” at some of the army positions in the vicinity of the towns of Hader ...

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Israel vows ‘harsh response’ if Syrian troops enter demilitarized zone on Golan Heights

Israel will issue a “harsh response” if the Syrian Army enters the buffer zone near the Golan Heights, Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman said. Tel Aviv bolstered its troops in the region amid Syrian advances against militants. “For our part we will sanctify the 1974 disengagement agreement, and there too we will insist that every last letter be abided by, and ...

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Israel boosts military presence with ‘armor & artillery’ troops in Golan Heights (VIDEO)

Israel has ramped up its military presence in the occupied Syrian Golan Heights region amid recent Syrian Army advances against militants in the Deraa province, citing the need to protect “Israeli sovereignty.” Taking a defensive stance, Israel claimed the additional forces – including “armor and artillery troops” – were deployed solely to “respond” to potential incidents. “The IDF will continue ...

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Syrian territory shelled from Israeli-occupied Golan Heights – state media

Several shells have reportedly hit the Syrian governorate of Quneitra, launched from the Israeli-occupied portion of the Golan Heights. Air raid sirens were reported going off in the Israeli-controlled area around the same time. The shells were fired from the Israeli-controlled area towards the city of Baath in northern Quneitra, Syria’s state SANA news agency reported. There have been no ...

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Israeli military on' high alert', bomb shelters ready on Golan Heights over Iran activity in Syria

Israel’s military is on high alert after allegedly spotting irregular Iranian military movement in Syria, with bomb shelters in the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights being readied in anticipation of an Iranian attack. Israel has deployed its defense systems and Israeli forces “are on high alert for an attack,” according to a military statement obtained by Reuters. The Israeli government has also ...

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Fire rips through Crown Heights brownstone, killing resident

One person is dead after a fire tore through an apartment building in Brooklyn. The victim was discovered inside the building located at Pacific St. near New York Ave., according to officials on the scene.  Preston Godfrey, 85, a resident of the parlor floor apartment for over 20 years, identified the fire victim as the mother of his girlfriend, Gertrude ...

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Marshall has the ability to take Manning, Giants to new heights

Brandon Marshall said Wednesday that signing a two-year, $ 12 million free agent contract with the Giants was “all about championships,” and as he elaborated on the pay cut he took to win, it became clear this was not just about a Super Bowl but about the two men who will help Marshall get there: Eli Manning and Odell Beckham ...

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