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Annexation: Let the people speak for themselves

Why should the unilateral extension of sovereign territory now be considered a matter of lesser national importance than would be the contraction of sovereign territory?

By MARK A. HELLER
04/07/2020

Gov set to approve 'Ramat Trump' in Golan Heights

The plan includes a budget of NIS 8 million to cover the necessary processes to develop Ramat Trump.

Pete Buttigieg, the Democratic mayor of South Bend, Indiana

Pete Buttigieg: Recognition of Golan is interference in Israeli politics

"The president used US foreign policy to put a thumb on the scale for right-wing allies within Israeli domestic politics."

By LEON SVERDLOV
14/08/2019
US PRESIDENT Donald Trump shakes hands with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu

Location found in Golan Heights for town to be named after Trump

PM Netanyahu announced the development in a cabinet meeting, during which he also marked a year since the US moved its embassy to Jerusalem.

13/05/2019
Druze people take part in a rally

Syrian regime celebrates a few dozen protesters in Israel’s Golan

Protesters included men from Masjadl Shams, Masa’ada and Ein Qiniyye, the other major Druze towns and villages on the Golan.

In plain language: The nations – America and Israel – with the Golan

Trump’s dramatic decision this week to declare that the United States recognizes Israel’s sovereignty over the Golan Heights constitutes another stunning victory for the Jewish state.

14 Days: Ariel terror

A roundup of the last two weeks.

By COMPILEDSTEVE LINDE
27/03/2019
U.S. President Donald Trump

Trump Isn’t Cyrus, Yet

Today, despite the millions of Jews who have returned to Israel thanks to the proclamations of Lord Balfour and President Truman, there is one heartbreaking vestige of our ancient captivity.

27/03/2019
Trump and Rouhani

Rouhani slams 'unprecedented' U.S. Golan recognition

"No one could imagine that a person in America comes and gives land of a nation to another occupying country... Such action is unprecedented," Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said.

27/03/2019
A man holds the Syrian flag in Quneitra near Golan Heights (REUTERS/Omar Sanadiki)

Protests throughout Syria following Trump's Golan declaration

A picture of the protest in Homs shows a protester carrying a banner saying "AlJawlan is Syrian. It is apart [sic] of Syria. And it will remain Syrian."

26/03/2019
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