Tagged: Golan Heights

“Hold Israel Accountable”: Palestinians Call on Int’l Community to Oppose Golan Heights Annexation News & Analysis
Jehad Abusalim & Budour Hassan, Democracy Now!

“Hold Israel Accountable”: Palestinians Call on Int’l Community to Oppose Golan Heights Annexation

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was in Washington on Monday to meet with President Trump, who signed an order officially recognizing Israel’s control of the Golan Heights in defiance of international law.

on April 3, 2019
Trump’s Twitter Habits Are Affecting How Local Politicians Behave Online Op-Eds & Analysis
Ann E. Marimow, The Washington Post

Trump’s Twitter Habits Are Affecting How Local Politicians Behave Online

President Trump has said he values his rapid-fire Twitter barrages because they allow him to speak directly to nearly 60 million followers — and his lawyers insist it is perfectly fine and legal if that conversation flows only one way when he blocks select critics.

on April 3, 2019
Trump’s Latest Tweet Could Hand The Election To Netanyahu In Israel Op-Eds & Analysis
Alex Kane, VICE

Trump’s Latest Tweet Could Hand The Election To Netanyahu In Israel

With a single tweet, President Donald Trump turned what was once a right-wing Israeli fantasy into reality with his announcement that it was time for the U.S. to recognize Israel’s control of the Golan Heights.

on April 3, 2019
Vanishing Palestine: The Making of Israel’s Occupation News Roundup
Al Jazeera

Vanishing Palestine: The Making of Israel’s Occupation

On June 5, 1967, an unprovoked Israel invaded Palestinian, Egyptian, and Syrian territories at once. Six days and over 300,000 Palestinian refugees later, it had occupied the Sinai Peninsula, Gaza Strip, West Bank, and Golan Heights. It has been 49 years since that day, and the West Bank and Golan Heights remain illegally occupied...

on June 5, 2016
Despite Small Upturns, UN Experts Note Deteriorating Human Rights… News Roundup
UN News Centre

Despite Small Upturns, UN Experts Note Deteriorating Human Rights…

A United Nations human rights committee has completed its annual evaluation of the situation affecting millions of people living in the Occupied Palestinian Territories, during which representations were made by civil society organizations, UN representatives and Palestinian officials on a wide range of issues affecting the Palestinian and Syrian people in territories occupied by Israel.

on May 6, 2016
Israel Will Never Give Golan Heights to Syria, Netanyahu Vows News Roundup
Isabel Kershner, The New York Times

Israel Will Never Give Golan Heights to Syria, Netanyahu Vows

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel led a cabinet meeting in the Israeli-controlled portion of the Golan Heights on Sunday, calling on the world to recognize Israeli sovereignty over the conquered territory and vowing that Israel would never give it back to Syria.

on April 17, 2016
UN Adopts Resolution on Palestinian Sovereignty Over Natural Resources News Roundup
Ma'an News Agency

UN Adopts Resolution on Palestinian Sovereignty Over Natural Resources

The United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday adopted a resolution demanding Palestinian sovereignty over natural resources under Israeli occupation. The draft solution, “Permanent sovereignty of the Palestinian people in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem, and of the Arab population in the occupied Syrian Golan over their natural resources,” was adopted with 164 votes in favor and five against.

on December 23, 2015
NGO: Israel warplanes hit Syria’s Golan, killing 4 News Roundup
Ma'an News Agency

NGO: Israel warplanes hit Syria’s Golan, killing 4

Israeli warplanes struck three administrative and military targets in Syria's Golan at dawn on Tuesday, killing two security guards and two women, said the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. The air raids came after the Israeli army said a rocket fired from Syria hit the Israeli-occupied sector of the Golan Heights, falling on open ground and causing no casualties.

on July 15, 2014
What are the Occupied Territories? Palestine 101
IMEU

What are the Occupied Territories?

The Occupied Territories are the West Bank, East Jerusalem, the Gaza Strip, and the Golan Heights. "Occupied Palestinian Territories" or simply "Palestinian territories" is sometimes used to refer to the West Bank, East Jerusalem and the Gaza Strip, excluding the (Syrian) Golan Heights.

on December 21, 2005
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