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

'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, 17/11/2017 20:06
Defense Minister: Hamas makes unreasonable demands

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, 28/08/2017 17:37
UN peacekeepers return to Syrian side of the Golan

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, 15/11/2016 05:44
Israel hopes for UN return to Golan

Israel hopes for UN return to Golan

UNDOF peacekeeprs on Syria-Israel border removed after attacks, kidnappings.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/06/2016 08:32
Will the UN Return Forces to the Golan Heights?

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, 21/10/2014 18:18
Filipino Peacekeepers Unlikely to Return to Golan

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, 22/09/2014 04:42
Al Qaeda Rebels Seize UN Arms, Uniforms in Syria

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, 16/09/2014 21:48
UN Peacekeepers Flee Syrian Golan into Israel

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, 15/09/2014 18:17
UN Chief Welcomes Release of Fijian Peacekeepers

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, 12/09/2014 02:42
Fijian Peacekeepers Released by Syrian Rebels

Fijian Peacekeepers Released by Syrian Rebels

Syria's Nusra Front rebel group releases 44 UN peacekeepers, who will cross into Israel later today.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/09/2014 11:48
Fijian Soldiers Say They Are Safe in Al Qaeda Film

Fijian Soldiers Say They Are Safe in Al Qaeda Film

Syria's Nusra Front rebel group releases video featuring 44 UN peacekeepers; group leader thanks rebels 'for keeping their word.'Ari Soffer, 11/09/2014 08:52
Fiji Retracts Claim UN Hostages to be Released

Fiji Retracts Claim UN Hostages to be Released

Social media posts claiming 45 captive UN troops about to be released denied: 'someone has misinterpreted.'AFP, Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/09/2014 07:17
Irish Foreign Minister: We May Leave Golan Force

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, 08/09/2014 00:16
UNSC Demands Release of Abducted Peacekeepers

UNSC Demands Release of Abducted Peacekeepers

Unanimous UN declaration condemns abduction of UNDOF members by terrorists in 'strongest terms.'AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/09/2014 20:51
Rebels Present Demands for Release of Peacekeepers

Rebels Present Demands for Release of Peacekeepers

Al-Nusra Front presents three demands for the release of 43 Fijian peacekeepers kidnapped last week.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/09/2014 07:38
Philippines Confirms Peacekeepers Escaped Syria

Philippines 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, 31/08/2014 05:21
UN Chief Condemns Kidnapping of Peacekeepers

UN Chief Condemns Kidnapping of Peacekeepers

Ban Ki-moon calls for the immediate release of 43 peacekeepers who were kidnapped by Syrian rebels.Elad Benari, 29/08/2014 05:12
U.S. Accuses Al-Nusra of Kidnapping Peacekeepers

U.S. Accuses Al-Nusra of Kidnapping 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, 29/08/2014 04:44
UNSC Condemns Syrian Violence in the Golan

UNSC 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, 19/12/2013 02:08
Nepalese UNIFIL Unit Redeploys to Golan

Nepalese UNIFIL Unit 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, 18/07/2013 10:28
Golan Peacekeepers to Get Machine Guns

Golan Peacekeepers to Get Machine Guns

UNDOF peacekeepers will get machine guns, extra body armor and more armored vehicles.Gil Ronen, 27/06/2013 19:41
Fiji Offers More Troops to Golan Heights UN Force

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, 19/06/2013 05:42
Fiji Troops Replace Austria in UNDOF

Fiji Troops Replace Austria in UNDOF

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, 18/06/2013 06:42
UN Chief Calls for Better Security in Golan

UN Chief Calls for Better Security in Golan

Ban Ki-moon calls for better protection for UN peacekeepers to counter the growing threat of spillover violence from the Syria conflict.Elad Benari, 13/06/2013 06:45
Austrian UN Troops Begin Golan Pullout

Austrian UN Troops Begin Golan Pullout

Vienna decided to quit the mission due to fear of Syria's civil war.Arutz Sheva, 12/06/2013 18:55
UN Asks Austria to Delay Golan Pullout

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, 12/06/2013 03:46
Austria to Begin Withdrawing from Golan on Wed.

Austria to Begin Withdrawing from Golan on Wed.

Austria will begin withdrawing its 377 peacekeepers from the Golan Heights on Wednesday, says official.Elad Benari, 11/06/2013 03:42
Austria Not Ruling Out Returning Peacekeepers

Austria Not Ruling Out Returning Peacekeepers

Austria's Foreign Minister says his country does not rule out returning its UN peacekeepers to the Golan Heights.Elad Benari, 10/06/2013 02:15
UN: Russia Can't Take Part in Golan Heights Force

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, 08/06/2013 00:55
Putin Offers Replace Austrians in the Golan

Putin Offers Replace Austrians in the Golan

Russian President proposes that his country’s peacekeepers replace departing Austrian troops in the Golan Heights.Elad Benari, Canada, 07/06/2013 20:49
UN Chief Regrets Austria's Withdrawal from Golan

UN Chief Regrets Austria's Withdrawal 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, 07/06/2013 05:15
Syria Withdraws Troops from Golan

Syria Withdraws Troops from Golan

The Syrian government has withdrawn large numbers of troops from the Golan Heights and rebels have taken over, reports the Guardian.Elad Benari, 08/04/2013 01:12
UN Halts Peacekeeping Patrols in the Golan Heights

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, 14/03/2013 03:12
UN Reviewing Safety of Golan Peacekeepers

UN Reviewing Safety of Golan Peacekeepers

The safety of UN observers in the Golan Heights is under “very active review”, says UN spokesman.Elad Benari, 12/03/2013 06:15
Kidnapped UN Peacemakers Freed, Arrive in Jordan

Kidnapped UN Peacemakers Freed, Arrive in Jordan

Syrian rebels release 21 Filipino peacekeepers who had been kidnapped on the Golan Heights., 10/03/2013 02:52
UN Delays Effort to Release Kidnapped Peacekeepers

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, 08/03/2013 22:45
Israel Asked UN Not to Remove Forces from Golan

Israel Asked UN Not to Remove Forces from Golan

Israel approached the UN, requesting that forces remain in the Golan despite the kidnapping of 21 peacekeepers.Elad Benari, 08/03/2013 05:46
Israel Concerned UN Will Leave Golan

Israel Concerned UN Will Leave Golan

Israel expressed concern that UN peacekeeping force in Golan Heights could pull out after Syrian rebels snatched 21 troops.David Lev, 07/03/2013 16:42
UNSC Condemns Kidnapping of Peacekeepers

UNSC Condemns Kidnapping of Peacekeepers

United Nations Security Council condemns the seizure of peacekeepers by Syrian rebels, demands their immediate release.Elad Benari, 07/03/2013 06:15
UN Peacekeeper Disappears Near Israel-Syria Border

UN Peacekeeper Disappears Near Israel-Syria Border

The United Nations confirms that a member of the UNDOF peacekeeping force is missing.Elad Benari, 26/02/2013 04:44
UN Sending Chemical Weapons Kits to Troops

UN Sending Chemical Weapons Kits to Troops

The United Nations is sending chemical weapons kits to troops in the Golan Heights because of growing fears over Syria's arsenal.Elad Benari, 18/12/2012 05:46
Ban: Syria Violating Golan Ceasefire Agreement

Ban: Syria Violating Golan Ceasefire Agreement

UN Secretary-General says that Syria is violating the agreement that separated Israeli and Syrian forces in the Golan.Elad Benari, 04/12/2012 05:15
Wounded UN Soldiers Receive Treatment in Israel

Wounded UN Soldiers Receive Treatment in Israel

Two Austrian soldiers who were wounded in Syria flown to the Rambam Hospital in Haifa for treatment.Elad Benari, 30/11/2012 03:43