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  • Israel to UN: Syria’s border provocations carry serious potential for escalation

    June 7, 2011 | 11:35 am

    The Israeli delegation to the United Nations has dispatched a complaint letter to the UN chief and the president of the UN Security Council condemning Syria’s “dangerous provocations” on its border with Israel on Sunday.

    Haim Waxman, the deputy chief of Israel’s delegation to the...

  • Syrian protesters remain on border after deadly demonstrations

    June 6, 2011 | 9:40 am

    Syrian protesters spent the night on the border with Israel on the Golan Heights following a day in which Syrian reports claim that up to 23 Arabs were killed.

    More protesters began gathering near the border again on Monday but did not show signs of repeating Sunday’s attempts to...

  • More than 18 Arabs killed along Israel-Syrian line as IDF fights border breach [VIDEO]

    June 5, 2011 | 8:22 am

    More than 18 Arabs were reported killed after hundreds of protesters from Syria attempted to breach the border with Israel on the Golan Heights.

    The violence Sunday, which was a repeat attempt at the border breaches of May 15 that left more than a dozen dead, came on what the Arabs...

  • Palestinians cancel Naksa Day march to Israel-Lebanon border

    June 3, 2011 | 10:40 am

    Palestinian organizers in Lebanon who had planned a march to the border with Israel later this week say they have canceled it.

    The organizers say that Sunday’s planned march marking the 1967 Arab-Israeli war’s anniversary would be replaced by strikes across all 12 of Lebanon’s Palestinian refugee camps.

    On May 15, Israeli forces opened fire on Palestinians who marched to Israel’s borders with Lebanon, Syria and the West Bank. Six people were killed in Lebanon.

    Read more at Haaretz.com.