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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Golan Heights opens up orchards for berry, cherry picking

In the Golan, there are numerous self-picking orchards that are bursting with ripe cherries and berries.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu introduces the new Golan Heights community of Ramat Trump, or Trum

Meet Trump Heights' first family: The Biebers

Some families are slated to move in already within the next few days, a tweet from a KAN reporter confirmed.

US report reaffirms Jerusalem as Israel's capital, speaks of occupation

The reports also affirm Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights, which the US recognized in 2019.

Syrian hand grenades from mid-late 20th century found in Golan Heights

The grenades date back to the Six Day War (1967) and Yom Kippur War (1973,) corresponding with dominant Syrian presence in the Golan back then.

Golan businesses welcome snow tourists as local gov't learns from past

Municipalities brace, citizens flock north for wintry fun

By TARA KAVALER/THE MEDIA LINE
20/02/2021
Syrian air defence batteries responding to what the Syrian state media said were Israeli missiles

Alleged Israeli missile strike targets sites near Damascus

The strikes targeted the 1st Corps of the Syrian military south of Damascus, as well as other targets, according to initial reports.

15/02/2021
Members of the Druze community holds Syrian and Druze flags as they sit facing Syria, during a rally

Dozens of Golan Druze protest on 39th anniversary of Israeli annexation

Simultaneous protests took place on the Syrian side of the border in Quneitra.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu introduces the new Golan Heights community of Ramat Trump, or Trum

Netanyahu after Blinken remark: Golan will remain Israeli

Blinken: "As a practical matter, the control of the Golan in that situation I think remains of real importance to Israel’s security."

09/02/2021

The Golan during lockdown: From Trump Heights to snowy Hermon

The Golan today is as pretty as ever. Unfortunately, the public at large currently cannot enjoy it.

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