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  • Golan fighting spells more Syria trouble for Israel

    June 7, 2013 | 9:15 am

    Brush fires from stray mortar bombs were still ablaze on the occupied Golan Heights on Friday as Israeli farmers returned to their fields, a day after battles in Syria's civil war reached a U.N.-manned border crossing.

    Once the smoke clears, Israel could find itself facing more...

  • IDF chief warns Syria against more attacks on Israel

    May 21, 2013 | 1:16 pm

    The Israeli military’s chief of staff,  Lt. Gen. Benny Gantz, warned that Syria would pay the price if it continues to attack Israel.

    Syrian President Bashar Assad “guides and encourages the widening of activity against Israel, in various dimensions and via the Golan Heights,”...

  • Palestinian group says it fired rockets on Mount Hermon

    May 16, 2013 | 10:36 am

    A previously unknown Palestinian group took responsibility for two rockets that hit Mount Hermon, a popular Israeli tourist site in the Golan Heights.

    The group, which calls itself the Abdul Qader Husseini Battalions of the Free Palestine movement, said in a statement issued...

  • Rockets from Syria land in Golan for second day

    May 7, 2013 | 10:18 am

    A mortar shell fired from Syria landed in the Golan Heights in Israel for the second straight day.

    The mortar fired on Tuesday morning landed in the central Golan Heights.

    On Monday, two projectiles fired from Syria landed in the southern Golan Heights. In both cases, no damage...

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  • U.N. staffer missing from Syria-Israel border said to be Canadian adviser with peacekeepers

    February 26, 2013 | 8:50 am

    A United Nations staffer who went missing along the Syria-Israel border is a Canadian legal adviser to the commander of the U.N. mission on the Golan Heights, a source who says he met with the missing man told JTA.

    Media reports have identified the missing staff member as a legal...