Golan Heights

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

Golani Troops during a large scale drill in northern Israel simulating war with Hezbollah.
Lost encrypted IDF communication device found by civilian

The civilian who found the device an hour after it was lost realized it was IDF equipment and brought it back to the army shortly after.

Applying Israeli law to the Golan in 1981 and the West Bank in 2020

When it comes to the Knesset debate, it is unlikely to be completed in one day, but there may be echoes of the kinds of arguments MKs had in 1981.

Assad replaces governors along Israel’s Golan

The shakeup may be a sign that he has lost confidence in several key governors or that he recognizes a series of security incidents requires a change.

Hezbollah training Syria's 1st Corps to use in future war against Israel

Hezbollah’s Southern Headquarters trains Syrian troops and collects intelligence on IDF

Hezbollah and Syrian flags are seen fluttering in Fleita, Syria, 2017
Syria allows Hezbollah to gain foothold in Golan Heights - IDF

New footage shows the commander of the new First Corps in the Syrian Army on a tour of the sites known to be used by Hezbollah accompanied by Hezbollah's southern commander.

Uniformed men ride a motorbike as they carry a Syrian flag in Quneitra on the Syrian side of the cea
On Election Day: IDF thwarts a sniper attack near the Syrian border

“Even today, Like throughout the year, we will stop our enemies and prevent them from disrupting the routine of our lives," Defense Minister Naftali Bennett said.

F15E fighter planes
IAF strike on Syria kills at least 23 pro-Iranian gunmen

The Israeli military declined to comment.

Members of the Druze community holds Syrian and Druze flags as they sit facing Syria, during a rally
Druze town to receive new neighborhood due to housing crisis

"The planning was done with special care for the needs of the Druze community in the Golan Heights and while addressing the housing shortage."

Mount Hermon closes due to snow, not security situation

The Mount Hermon site emphasized that the closure was due to the weather and not the security situation.

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