PM Netanyahu announced the development in a cabinet meeting, during which he also marked a year since the US moved its embassy to Jerusalem.
Protesters included men from Masjadl Shams, Masa’ada and Ein Qiniyye, the other major Druze towns and villages on 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.
A roundup of the last two weeks.
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.
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."
"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.
Some 22,000 Druze, an Arab minority who practice an offshoot of Islam, live in the Israeli Golan, and many still have relatives on the Syrian side of the fortified boundary.
In Majdal Shams, older residents remember being part of Syria before Israel captured most of the heights in the 1967 Middle East war, occupying and later annexing it in 1981.
This recognition, which really should have come nearly 40 years ago, is supported by a consensus of nearly the entire political spectrum in Israel.