'We won’t accept Iranian presence on our border'

Ambassador Danon meets UNDOF commander as Iran expands its control in the region.Elad Benari, Canada, 11/17/2017, 8:06 PM

Defense Minister: Hamas makes unreasonable demands

DM Avigdor Liberman meets with UN Secretary-General on Iranian hegemony in Syria and IDF KIA held in Gaza.Mordechai Sones, 8/28/2017, 5:37 PM

UN peacekeepers return to Syrian side of the Golan

127 UN peacekeepers return to Syrian-held side of the Golan Heights, two years after fleeing clashes with Al-Qaeda-linked rebels.Elad Benari, 11/15/2016, 5:44 AM

Israel hopes for UN return to Golan as Iran, ISIS seek foothold

UNDOF peacekeeprs on Syria-Israel border removed after attacks, kidnappings.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/30/2016, 8:32 AM

Will the UN Return Forces to the Golan Heights?

UN Security Council discusses return and new security steps, month after UNDOF fled from Syrian rebels to Israeli side of the Golan.Ari Yashar, 10/21/2014, 6:18 PM

Filipino Peacekeepers Unlikely to Return to Golan

Philippine President dims hopes that UN peacekeepers can be deployed back to the region in the near future.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/22/2014, 4:42 AM

Report: Al Qaeda Rebels Seize UN Arms, Uniforms in Syria

Syrian envoy accuses Israel of 'letting' Nusra Front take control of Syrian side of the border, confirms rebels now control Syrian Golan.AFP, 9/16/2014, 9:48 PM

UN Peacekeepers Flee Syrian Golan into Israel

Hundreds of UNDOF observers flee to Israeli Golan Heights, as battles continue to rage between the Syrian regime and Islamist rebels.AFP, 9/15/2014, 6:17 PM

UN Chief Welcomes Release of Fijian Peacekeepers

Ban Ki-moon welcomes the release of 45 UN peacekeepers who were kidnapped by the Al-Nusra Front.Ben Ariel, 9/12/2014, 2:42 AM

Fijian Peacekeepers Released, Expected to Cross into Israel

Syria's Nusra Front rebel group releases 44 UN peacekeepers, who will cross into Israel later today.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/11/2014, 11:48 AM

Watch: Fijian UN Soldiers Say They Are Safe in Al Qaeda Video

Syria's Nusra Front rebel group releases video featuring 44 UN peacekeepers; group leader thanks rebels 'for keeping their word.'Ari Soffer, 9/11/2014, 8:52 AM

Fiji Retracts Claim UN Hostages About to be Released

Social media posts claiming 45 captive UN troops about to be released denied: 'someone has misinterpreted.'AFP, Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/10/2014, 7:17 AM

Irish Foreign Minister: We May Leave Golan Force

The withdrawal of the Irish contingent could be a body blow from which the UN peacekeeping force may not recover.Moshe Cohen, 9/8/2014, 12:16 AM

UN Security Council Demands Release of Abducted Peacekeepers

Unanimous UN declaration condemns abduction of UNDOF members by terrorists in 'strongest terms.'AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/3/2014, 8:51 PM

Syrian Rebels Present Demands for Release of UN Peacekeepers

Al-Nusra Front presents three demands for the release of 43 Fijian peacekeepers kidnapped last week.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/2/2014, 7:38 AM

Philippine Military Chief Confirms Peacekeepers Escaped Syria

Philippine military chief confirms that more than 70 peacekeepers have escaped from areas of Golan that came under attack by Syrian rebels.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/31/2014, 5:21 AM

UN Chief Condemns Kidnapping of Peacekeepers in Golan

Ban Ki-moon calls for the immediate release of 43 peacekeepers who were kidnapped by Syrian rebels.Elad Benari, 8/29/2014, 5:12 AM

U.S. Accuses Al-Nusra of Kidnapping UN Peacekeepers

The United States accuses the Al-Qaeda-affiliate Al-Nusra Front of detaining 43 members of the UN peacekeeping force in the Golan Heights.Elad Benari, 8/29/2014, 4:44 AM

Security Council Condemns Syrian Violence in the Golan

UN extends UNDOF mandate while strongly condemning all military activity on the Golan Heights by the Syrian army and opposition fighters.Elad Benari, 12/19/2013, 2:08 AM

Nepal Withdraws Troops from Lebanon, Redeploys to Golan

UN officials say Nepal is withdrawing some of its troops from its contingent to Lebanon, and instead sending them to the Golan Heights.Chana Ya'ar, 7/18/2013, 10:28 AM

Golan Peacekeepers to Get Machine Guns

UNDOF peacekeepers will get machine guns, extra body armor and more armored vehicles.Gil Ronen, 6/27/2013, 7:41 PM

Fiji Offers More Troops to Golan Heights UN Force

Fiji has offered more than 500 troops to the UN Golan Heights peacekeeping force, say diplomats.Elad Benari, 6/19/2013, 5:42 AM

Fiji Troops Replace Austria in Golan Heights UN Force

A force of 170 soldiers from Fiji will replace Austrian troops in the UN peacekeeping force monitoring the Golan Heights buffer zone.Chana Ya'ar, 6/18/2013, 6:42 AM

UN Chief Calls for Better Security for Golan Peacekeepers

Ban Ki-moon calls for better protection for UN peacekeepers to counter the growing threat of spillover violence from the Syria conflict.Elad Benari, 6/13/2013, 6:45 AM

Austrian UN Troops Begin Golan Pullout

Vienna decided to quit the mission due to fear of Syria's civil war.Arutz Sheva, 6/12/2013, 6:55 PM

UN Asks Austria to Delay Golan Pullout

Austria remains adamant about pulling out its troops from the Golan Heights, even as the UN appeals for more time.Elad Benari, 6/12/2013, 3:46 AM

Austria to Begin Withdrawing Golan Peacekeepers on Wednesday

Austria will begin withdrawing its 377 peacekeepers from the Golan Heights on Wednesday, says official.Elad Benari, 6/11/2013, 3:42 AM

Austria Not Ruling Out Sending Peacekeepers Back to Golan

Austria's Foreign Minister says his country does not rule out returning its UN peacekeepers to the Golan Heights.Elad Benari, 6/10/2013, 2:15 AM

UN: Russia Can't Take Part in Golan Heights Force

UN: Russia is banned from taking part in the Golan Heights peacekeeping force.Elad Benari, Canada, 6/8/2013, 12:55 AM

Putin Offers to Send Troops to Replace Austrians in the Golan

Russian President proposes that his country’s peacekeepers replace departing Austrian troops in the Golan Heights.Elad Benari, Canada, 6/7/2013, 8:49 PM

UN Chief Regrets Austria's Decision to Withdraw from Golan

Ban Ki-moon says he regrets Austria’s decision to withdraw its troops from the UN peacekeeping force in the Golan Heights.Elad Benari, 6/7/2013, 5:15 AM

Syria Withdraws Troops from Golan, Leaving Israel Concerned

The Syrian government has withdrawn large numbers of troops from the Golan Heights and rebels have taken over, reports the Guardian.Elad Benari, 4/8/2013, 1:12 AM

UN Halts Peacekeeping Patrols in the Golan Heights

The UN has halted peacekeeping patrols in the Golan Heights amid fears that more countries may withdraw from its force.Elad Benari, 3/14/2013, 3:12 AM

UN Actively Reviewing Safety of Golan Peacekeepers

The safety of UN observers in the Golan Heights is under “very active review”, says UN spokesman.Elad Benari, 3/12/2013, 6:15 AM

Kidnapped UN Peacemakers Freed, Arrive in Jordan

Syrian rebels release 21 Filipino peacekeepers who had been kidnapped on the Golan Heights., 3/10/2013, 2:52 AM

UN Delays Effort to Release Kidnapped Peacekeepers

The UN calls off an effort to secure the release of 21 peacekeepers held by Syrian rebels because of darkness in the Golan Heights.Elad Benari, Canada, 3/8/2013, 10:45 PM

Israel Asked UN Not to Remove Forces from the Golan

Israel approached the UN, requesting that forces remain in the Golan despite the kidnapping of 21 peacekeepers.Elad Benari, 3/8/2013, 5:46 AM

Israel Concerned UN will Leave Golan After Abductions

Israel expressed concern that UN peacekeeping force in Golan Heights could pull out after Syrian rebels snatched 21 troops.David Lev, 3/7/2013, 4:42 PM

UN Security Council Condemns Kidnapping of Peacekeepers

United Nations Security Council condemns the seizure of peacekeepers by Syrian rebels, demands their immediate release.Elad Benari, 3/7/2013, 6:15 AM

UN Peacekeeper Disappears Near Israel-Syria Border

The United Nations confirms that a member of the UNDOF peacekeeping force is missing.Elad Benari, 2/26/2013, 4:44 AM

UN Sending Chemical Weapons Kits to Troops in Golan

The United Nations is sending chemical weapons kits to troops in the Golan Heights because of growing fears over Syria's arsenal.Elad Benari, 12/18/2012, 5:46 AM

Syria Violating Golan Ceasefire Agreement, Says UN Leader

UN Secretary-General says that Syria is violating the agreement that separated Israeli and Syrian forces in the Golan.Elad Benari, 12/4/2012, 5:15 AM

UN Soldiers Wounded in Syria Receive Treatment in Israel

Two Austrian soldiers who were wounded in Syria flown to the Rambam Hospital in Haifa for treatment.Elad Benari, 11/30/2012, 3:43 AM