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Assad Tries to Stir Up Trouble among the Druze on the Golan Heights – Pinhas Inbari (JCPA via Daily Alert)

By   /  September 17, 2019  /  Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Sept. 17, 2019 Assad Tries to Stir Up Trouble among the Druze on the Golan Heights – Pinhas Inbari Since the Assad regime returned to the Syrian side of the Golan Heights in July 2018, pro-Syrian activities have increased among the Druze in the area. During the first week of September 2019, a large group of […]

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International Law Backs U.S. Golan Policy – Michael R. Pompeo and David Friedman (WSJ via Daily Alert)

By   /  May 15, 2019  /  friends/enemies, International, Israel's legal case, Mid. East news, U.N. & NGOs  /  No Comments

May 15, 2019 International Law Backs U.S. Golan Policy – Michael R. Pompeo and David Friedman (Wall Street Journal) President Trump’s recognition of Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights is entirely consistent with UN Security Council Resolution 242 of 1967. Resolution 242 calls on the parties to negotiate a just and lasting peace that recognizes the […]

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EGYPT’S MUBARAK: GOLAN COULD HAVE BEEN SYRIA’S IF IT RECOGNIZED ISRAEL, by Anna Ahraonheim (J. Post)

By   /  April 10, 2019  /  History, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Apr. 10, 2019 Former Egyptian strongman said Benjamin Netanyahu was willing to give up all of the Golan Heights in 1998. Click here for full article

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The Duplicitous Double Standard of the United Nations Regarding the Golan Heights, by Sarah N. Stern (EMET – Voice of Truth)

By   /  March 29, 2019  /  anti-Semitism, double standards, History, hypocricy, International, Israel, Mid. East news, U.N. & NGOs  /  No Comments

Mar. 29, 2019 There are 194 nations in the world. Out of those, precisely 193 acquired their territory through the use of military force. That is how borders have traditionally been drawn. Most of these campaigns were offensive. I have asked many military experts, historians and scholars about this, and they have, to a person, […]

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Kurds: Golan “Must Remain Israeli” – Rachel Avraham (Israel Hayom via Daily Alert)

By   /  March 29, 2019  /  friends/enemies, Human Rights, International, Mid. East news, Terrorism  /  No Comments

Mar. 29, 2019 Kurds: Golan “Must Remain Israeli” – Rachel Avraham Following Kurdistan’s independence referendum, only one country recognized the right of the Kurds to declare a state – Israel. The Kurds appreciated Israel’s gesture. They are one of the few Muslim peoples who proudly wave Israeli flags at rallies. Due to the history of persecution […]

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Critics of Trump’s Golan Heights order need to brush up on facts, by Vivian Bercovici (National Post)

By   /  March 28, 2019  /  double standards, friends/enemies, International, Israel, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Mar. 27, 2019 Print edition title: A Matter of History For years, the West paid virtually no attention to this very real threat on Israel’s borders. Israel was never the aggressor Click here for article

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Iran Prepares for Escalation on Israel’s Northern Border – Yoni Ben Menachem (JCPA via Daily Alert)

By   /  November 29, 2018  /  Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Nov. 29, 2018 Iran Prepares for Escalation on Israel’s Northern Border – Yoni Ben Menachem (Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs) Israel is concerned that Iran is beginning preparations to inflame its northern border with Syria via Hizbullah. The Iranian leadership is sure that Israel is weak, and this is the right time to strike against it. […]

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In the Name of Peace, It Is Time to Accept Israel’s Possession of the Golan Heights – Rafael Bardaji and Richard Kemp (Telegraph-UK via Daily Alert)

By   /  October 3, 2018  /  History, Israel's legal case, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Oct. 3, 2018 In the Name of Peace, It Is Time to Accept Israel’s Possession of the Golan Heights – Rafael Bardaji and Richard Kemp (Telegraph-UK) Syrian forces launched an invasion of northern Israel across the Golan Heights in June 1948. After the 1949 armistice, there were years of sporadic attacks against Israel from the Golan […]

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While you were busy denouncing Israel, by Yaakov Selavan (TOI)

By   /  July 10, 2018  /  double standards, friends/enemies, Good works, hypocricy, International, Israel, media bias, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

July 9, 2018 We were at work aiding refugees: An insider’s look at IDF efforts to address the humanitarian crisis in Syria Click here for full article & photos

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Will the West cede the Golan Heights to a psychopath? by MOSHE YA’ALON and YAIR LAPID (TOI)

By   /  July 1, 2018  /  History, International, Israel, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

July 1, 2018 We call on the US to lead an international process to recognize Israeli sovereignty over the territory Click here for full article and photos

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