Golan Heights

Plateau in northern Israel captured from Syria in 1967 and annexed in 1981. Known for its beautiful scenery and vineyards.

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  • Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman looks at Syria from the Golan Heights

    Liberman in Golan: IDF will act against Iranian presence in Syria

    By ANNA AHRONHEIM

  • Forces loyal to Syria

    Report: Israel attacked weapon depots belonging to Assad regime, militias

    By YASSER OKBI/MAARIV,REUTERS

  • A UNITED NATIONS observer keeps watch over the Syrian border from the Golan Heights, May 2018

    Syrian army bombards rebels in southwest region bordering Israel

    By REUTERS

  • U.S. says will 'take firm measures' against Syria violations near Israel border

    By REUTERS

  • Israeli soldiers keeping position and Palestinian protestors gathering along the border fence

    Taxman to cut slack for Golan, Gaza border area inkeepers

    By MAX SCHINDLER

  • Iran says it supports Russian efforts to bring south Syria under army control

    By REUTERS

  • Female Palestinian demonstrators react to tear gas fired by Israeli forces at during a protest in Ga

    The 'Gaza Spring'? Palestinian man sets himself on fire

    By DIMA ABUMARIA/ THE MEDIA LINE

  • Minister says U.S. may soon recognize Israeli sovereignty over Golan

    By REUTERS

  • A UNITED NATIONS observer keeps watch over the Syrian border from the Golan Heights, May 2018

    The war of words turns to action in the Golan Heights

    By SETH J. FRANTZMAN

  • An old military vehicle on the Israeli side of the border with Syria, near Magdal Shams

    Israel retaliates after errant mortar shell falls in Golan Heights

    By ANNA AHRONHEIM