Arab Israeli Conflict
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The Senate voted 68-23 in favor of a non-binding amendment, drafted by Republican Majority Leader Mitch McConnell saying it was the sense of the Senate that Islamic militant groups in both countries continue to pose a "serious threat" to the United States.
The Hezbollah terrorist organization has begun an attempt to establish and entrench a covert force in the Syrian Golan Heights.
The Syrian warning was given to the head of the United Nations Truce Supervision Organization (UNTSO) General Kristin Lund.
A former US special Middle East envoy under Obama, Indyk joked he’s willing to wager a ‘Yarden Mount Hermon wine’ that Arab states won’t accept such a move.
By HAGAY HACOHEN
Saying Israel is “the best country” the U.S. can have in a “problematic region” Senator Graham vowed to support U.S. recognition of Israeli control of the Golan Heights.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu took Lindsey Graham to plateau, and the senator vowed to work for U.S. recognition.
By HERB KEINON
Syrian media reported that IDF forces shelled the Quneitra district in Syria with the target being Hader. No casualties were reported.
By ANNA AHRONHEIM,HAGAY HACOHEN
Netanyahu had two objectives in holding this meeting with Putin.
Just prior to Vershinin and Lavrentiev’s meeting in Jerusalem, Moscow censured Israel for a raid on Iranian targets that the UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said killed 21 people.
His assessment echoes concerns raised by Israeli officials that Iran would likely increase their responses to IAF strikes in Syria.
By ANNA AHRONHEIM
Russian officials “reiterated Russia’s commitment to protecting Israel’s national security.”
It did not change "the reality that the Golan was and will remain Syrian, Arab," the source said.
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