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Three rockets fired from Syria towards Israel

Three rockets fired from Syria towards Israel

One rocket misses the mark, explodes in Syrian territory. The other two explode in open areas in the Golan Heights.Elad Benari, Canada, 14/05/2021 21:51
Syria claims 1 civilian wounded in Israeli helicopter strike

Syria claims 1 civilian wounded in Israeli helicopter strike

State media says Israeli Apache helicopter attacked a house on Syrian side of the Golan.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/05/2021 16:58
Performing CPR on the way to work

Performing CPR on the way to work

First responders from different towns in the Golan converge to perform successful CPR on a collapsed man in Bnei Yehuda this morning.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/02/2021 13:24
Netanyahu: 'I've already made my decision on Golan Heights'

Netanyahu: 'I've already made my decision on Golan Heights'

After incoming US Sec. of State fails to reassert Trump's recognition of Israel's control over Golan, Netanyahu says he's already decided.ILTV, 11/02/2021 17:51
Blinken stops short of recognizing Golan Heights as Israeli territory

Blinken stops short of recognizing Golan Heights as Israeli territory

Secretary of State to CNN: Control of the Golan important to Israel’s security. Legal questions are something else.Elad Benari, 09/02/2021 02:19
Watch: Mount Hermon opens to visitors for the first time this season

Watch: Mount Hermon opens to visitors for the first time this season

After being closed due to COVID pandemic, Mount Hermon visitors' center opens to the public for the first time this season.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/02/2021 12:51
Judea/Samaria and Golan Heights outside textbook for 1st graders

Judea/Samaria and Golan Heights outside textbook for 1st graders

Tens of thousands of first-grade students in Israel study from textbook with map without Judea/Samaria; 'Cancel Education Ministry approval'Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/02/2021 20:37
Israeli ambassador to UN demands action against Iran in Syria

Israeli ambassador to UN demands action against Iran in Syria

"Iran should be made to withdraw from Syria," amb. Gilad Erdan writes to Security Council.Nitzan Keidar, 25/11/2020 07:53
Syria: Pompeo visit to Golan Heights a 'provocation'

Syria: Pompeo visit to Golan Heights a 'provocation'

Syrian government condemns Pompeo visit to the Golan Heights: Such criminal visits encourage Israel to continue its hostile approach.Elad Benari, 20/11/2020 05:40
Pompeo becomes first US Sec. of State to visit Golan Heights

Pompeo becomes first US Sec. of State to visit Golan Heights

'You can't stand here and deny what President Trump recognized, that this is a part of Israel,' Pompeo says in first visit to Golan Heights.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/11/2020 17:27
Watch: IDF exposes explosives on the border with Syria

Watch: IDF exposes explosives on the border with Syria

IDF forces operate on Syrian border in southern Golan Heights, after bombs found in Israeli territory.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/11/2020 15:15
MK Uzi Dayan: Game-changing opportunity on Syrian border

MK Uzi Dayan: Game-changing opportunity on Syrian border

Former general hopeful that Syrian Golan could become Israel-friendly region.Shimon Cohen, 18/11/2020 15:03
Gantz: Syria is responsible for bomb found on Golan Heights

Gantz: Syria is responsible for bomb found on Golan Heights

Defense Minister issues warning to Syria after explosive device found on Israeli side of the Golan Heights.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/11/2020 16:12
Report: Pompeo to visit town in Judea and Samaria

Report: Pompeo to visit town in Judea and Samaria

According to Axios, Secretary of State planning to visit Golan Heights as well as Israeli town in Judea and Samaria next week.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/11/2020 00:59
Fortress from the time of King David discovered in the Golan

Fortress from the time of King David discovered in the Golan

3000-year-old fortified complex unearthed in northern Israel, the first such fort to be found in the Golan from the era of King David.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/11/2020 18:51
Source: Biden will not reverse recognition of Golan Heights

Source: Biden will not reverse recognition of Golan Heights

Senior Biden campaign official says he will likely not reverse recognition of Israel’s sovereignty over the Golan Heights if elected.Elad Benari, 03/11/2020 06:16
1,700-year-old border marker unearthed in the Golan Heights

1,700-year-old border marker unearthed in the Golan Heights

Ancient town boundary marker discovered near Israeli army base in the Golan Heights.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/10/2020 09:19
'Things are happening' in Syria, says Defense Minister Benny Gantz

'Things are happening' in Syria, says Defense Minister Benny Gantz

Gantz describes an evolving security policy according to which "no incident passes without a response from us."Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/10/2020 09:57
An Israeli ‘dissident’ demolished

An Israeli ‘dissident’ demolished

Unfortunately for the anti-Israel Jew who wrote a book accusing the IDF of a 1967 Golan massacre, the reviewer was there at the time. Op-ed.Ben Cohen, 10/10/2020 19:55
IDF tanks found abandoned in Golan Heights

IDF tanks found abandoned in Golan Heights

Families hiking in Golan Heights discover unguarded IDF tanks, equipment. 'Unsual and serious mistake,' IDF admits.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/08/2020 22:09
IDF thwarts infiltration attempt along Syrian border

IDF thwarts infiltration attempt along Syrian border

IDF soldiers identify terrorists placing explosives near border fence. IDF forces and IDF aircraft fire at the terrorists.Elad Benari, 03/08/2020 00:53
Explosions reported near Israel-Syrian border

Explosions reported near Israel-Syrian border

Israeli civilian car damaged by shrapnel in Golan Heights after explosions heard at Israel-Syrian border.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/07/2020 12:49
Cabinet approves establishment of Ramat Trump

Cabinet approves establishment of Ramat Trump

Cabinet approves proposal to establish the community of Ramat Trump in the northern Golan Heights, named after the US President.Hezki Baruch, 15/06/2020 02:33
Government to approve establishment of Ramat Trump

Government to approve establishment of Ramat Trump

Government to approve on Sunday the establishment of Golan Heights community meant to pay tribute to US President.Ben Ariel, 12/06/2020 05:38
Wounded Golan infiltrator identified as Syrian national

Wounded Golan infiltrator identified as Syrian national

Lebanon says infiltrator who was wounded while crossing into Israeli territory is a Syrian cattle herder.Arutz Sheva Staff, AFP, 17/05/2020 20:05
IDF: Attempted sniper attack in Golan Heights

IDF: Attempted sniper attack in Golan Heights

IDF attacks vehicle involved in sniper attack. DM Bennett: 'Even on election day, our enemies are trying to hurt us.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/03/2020 13:49
"You have one mission: win the next war"

"You have one mission: win the next war"

Golani and 7th Battalion forces completed two weeks of training in the Golan Heights intended to improve their battlefield skills.Kobi Finkler, 27/02/2020 20:58
After heavy snowfall, Mt. Hermon in the Golan opened to visitors

After heavy snowfall, Mt. Hermon in the Golan opened to visitors

Hermon Visitors Center in the Golan Heights opens after heavy snowfall, with temperatures remaining below freezing.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/01/2020 08:11
US Amb Friedman: Jerusalem, the Golan - and now Judea & Samaria

US Amb Friedman: Jerusalem, the Golan - and now Judea & Samaria

Amb. Friedman explains US' considerations when deciding to recognize Jerusalem, Golan, Judea, & Samaria. All are within the lines of law.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/01/2020 13:58
Golan Heights: 5-year-old killed after being thrown from his horse

Golan Heights: 5-year-old killed after being thrown from his horse

A 5-year-old falls off his horse near Katzrin in the Golan Heigts, resulting in a fatal head injury.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/01/2020 18:16
1 dead, 5 injured in Golan Heights traffic accident

1 dead, 5 injured in Golan Heights traffic accident

Woman killed in crash near Bar'on Junction in northern Golan Heights, 15-year-old girl in critical condition. 3 others moderately injured.Arutz Sheva Staff, 31/12/2019 13:43
Watch: First snow of the season on Mount Hermon in the Golan

Watch: First snow of the season on Mount Hermon in the Golan

Mount Hermon gets its first snowfall of the season as temperatures fall below freezing. Hermon visitors' center closed.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/12/2019 12:43
IDF fighter seriously injured in accident in Golan

IDF fighter seriously injured in accident in Golan

19-year-old seriously injured after being hit by a civilian vehicle hit on near Moshav Yonatan.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/12/2019 01:02
Knife Netanyahu and Trump's peace plan may bleed to death

Knife Netanyahu and Trump's peace plan may bleed to death

Trump has forged a unique relationship of respect and mutual trust with Netanyahu that no other Israeli politician enjoys.  David Singer, 29/11/2019 12:07
Four rockets fired from Syria toward Israel

Four rockets fired from Syria toward Israel

Four rockets fired toward Golan Heights intercepted by Iron Dome. No injuries reported, no rockets exploded in Israeli territory.Elad Benari, 19/11/2019 05:31
New pre-military academy inaugurated at 'Trump Heights'

New pre-military academy inaugurated at 'Trump Heights'

A core of about 20 religious and secular families will arrive to populate the new settlement this summer.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/11/2019 23:00
Watch: Proclamation ceremony at Trump Heights

Watch: Proclamation ceremony at Trump Heights

Christian Media Summit ceremony was held at the new town named for President Trump for his recognition of Israeli sovereignty on the GolanArutz Sheva Staff, 05/11/2019 17:58
IDF soldiers open fire on Golan Heights

IDF soldiers open fire on Golan Heights

IDF forces fire into the air on the Golan Heights after suspicions of drone entering Israeli territory.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/10/2019 21:24
IDF fires towards suspected drone on Syria border

IDF fires towards suspected drone on Syria border

IDF soldiers open fire at suspicious object near the border with Syria. Investigation finds no drones infiltrated Israel.Elad Benari, Canada, 13/10/2019 22:07
Druze delegation to Syria arrested at border

Druze delegation to Syria arrested at border

Dozens of Galilee and Carmel Druze attempting to reach Syria via Jordan arrested at Jordan River border crossing.Mordechai Sones, 05/09/2019 12:22
Israeli Druze: The case of Hezbollah and Syria

Israeli Druze: The case of Hezbollah and Syria

Druze living in Golan Heights remain loyal to Syria and see Israel's strikes on Hezbollah in Lebanon as unnecessarily aggressive.i24News, 29/08/2019 14:01
IDF accidentally fires at Israeli plane

IDF accidentally fires at Israeli plane

IDF force mistakes Israeli crop duster for plane infiltrating from Syria, fires on aircraft.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/08/2019 21:29
Dollars for Trump

Dollars for Trump

With the presidential election campaign beginning to hit its stride come autumn, it might be time for the Orthodox Jewish community to put its money where its mouth is, as they say, and support Mr. Trump’s reelection campaign financially. Larry Gordon, 12/08/2019 10:30
Another step on way to establishing Trump Heights

Another step on way to establishing Trump Heights

National Planning and Building Council to advise government to establish locality and begin necessary planning procedures.Mordechai Sones, 06/08/2019 17:14
Report: Israeli missile strike on southern Syria

Report: Israeli missile strike on southern Syria

Syria claims projectile fired from Israel landed in Quneitra province along border with Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, AFP, 01/08/2019 16:51
David Friedman receives special Trump Heights Tanya from Chabad

David Friedman receives special Trump Heights Tanya from Chabad

Chabad-Lubavitch movement presents US ambassador with special 'Trump Heights' edition of the Tanya to honor President Trump.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/07/2019 09:37
Chabad honors Trump with special Golan Heights printing of Tanya

Chabad honors Trump with special Golan Heights printing of Tanya

Following naming of Ramat Trump in Golan, Chabad movement prints special 'Trump Heights' edition of its book, the Tanya.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/07/2019 13:16
'Obama left Israel a parting gift of betrayal'

'Obama left Israel a parting gift of betrayal'

Speaking at Israel Hayom Forum, US Ambassador to Israel praises Trump's recognition of Israeli sovereignty on the Golan Heights.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/06/2019 23:50
Trump thanks Netanyahu for 'Trump Heights' in Golan

Trump thanks Netanyahu for 'Trump Heights' in Golan

Hours after Israeli cabinet formally approves new town in Golan Heights named after US president, Trump thanks Netanyahu for 'great honor'.David Rosenberg, 16/06/2019 22:11
Israel honors Trump with inauguration of 'Trump Heights'

Israel honors Trump with inauguration of 'Trump Heights'

US embassy officials join Israeli government ceremony in Golan Heights for naming of town after President Trump.David Rosenberg, 16/06/2019 17:29
'Ramat Trump' kicks off

'Ramat Trump' kicks off

Cabinet meeting to be held in Golan, during which establishment of new community named after Trump will be approved. MK Hauser: PR stunt.Nitzan Keidar, 16/06/2019 09:05
Former Governor returns from visit to Golan and Samaria

Former Governor returns from visit to Golan and Samaria

US delegation led by former Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker visited the so-called "controversial" areas in order to learn and understand.Eliran Aharon, 06/06/2019 22:56
Should Israel do without US financial aid?

Should Israel do without US financial aid?

If Israel could manage without US financial aid, remaining friends while continuing US-Israeli cooperation on all fronts, it would be able to make decisions with only its own needs in mind. Will Blesch, 14/05/2019 21:08
Arab suspected in poisoning of vultures in the Golan Heights

Arab suspected in poisoning of vultures in the Golan Heights

30-year-old from town of Tuba-Zangariyye arrested on suspicion of poisoning eight vultures.Reut Hadar, 13/05/2019 02:12
'We have found a spot for community named after Trump'

'We have found a spot for community named after Trump'

Netanyahu says he plans to ask extension to form government, announces government will soon decide on establishment of new Golan community.Hezki Baruch, 12/05/2019 12:00
Nearly half of rare Golan vultures decimated by poisoning

Nearly half of rare Golan vultures decimated by poisoning

Nature and Parks Authority says 8 of the 20 griffon vultures left in the area found dead. 'A mortal blow to the birds of prey population.'AFP, 12/05/2019 08:38
Haredi youths rescued in Golan Heights wilderness

Haredi youths rescued in Golan Heights wilderness

Group of youths on off-road tour rescued by police near Mount Susita after losing their way as darkness fell. 3 suffered dehydration.Michal Levi, 30/04/2019 13:47