Golan Heights

UN General Assembly approves Egypt-drafted resolutions on Jerusalem, Syria's Israeli-occupied Golan Heights

Thu, 02 Dec 2021 - 09:59 GMT

Permanent Representative of Egypt to the United Nations Osama Abdel Khalek announced the news Thursday.

October 6 marks 48th anniversary of Egypt’s Glorious October 1973 Victory

Wed, 06 Oct 2021 - 11:49 GMT

On October 6, 1973 at 2:00 p.m. (Cairo time) the Egyptian Armed Forces launched its war against the Israeli troops bringing down Bar Lev Line (a series of fortifications).

US says Israel occupied West Bank, Gaza, and the Golan Heights after the 1967 war

Fri, 02 Apr 2021 - 08:13 GMT

“It is a historical fact that Israel occupied the West Bank, Gaza, and the Golan Heights after the 1967 war,” US State Department spokesman Ned Price told reporters.

Syrian air defenses thwart Israeli missile attack in southern Syria

Wed, 12 Jun 2019 - 06:34 GMT

Syrian Air Defenses thwarted an Israeli attack on Tal al-Hara in southern Syria and shot down a number of them, Syrian state news agency SANA said.

Sisi calls for fair, comprehensive solutions to end Arab crises

Sun, 31 Mar 2019 - 03:00 GMT

"Arab blood is being shed in several Arab countries, by Arab hands and by foreign terrorists' hands, for the sake of a regional power that interferes into Arab affairs."

Int'l community says Golan Heights are Syrian occupied lands

Sun, 31 Mar 2019 - 01:36 GMT

The international community's unified stance was announced at the opening session of the 30th Arab summit that kicked off on Sunday.

30th summit agenda includes prospective peace, political solutions

Sun, 31 Mar 2019 - 11:00 GMT

The 30th Arab League Summit chaired by Tunisia succeeding the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia will kick off on Sunday in Tunis and will be attended by 13 heads of state.

Journalism authority deputy chief condemns Trump decision on occupied Golan

Sun, 31 Mar 2019 - 09:46 GMT

First Undersecretary of the National Journalism Authority criticized Trump's decision to recognize Israeli sovereignty over the occupied Golan Heights.

Macron reiterates rejection of US recognition of Israel's sovereignty over Golan

Sat, 30 Mar 2019 - 09:47 GMT

Macron reiterated his country's objection to the US recognition of Israel's sovereignty over the Golan Heights, France 24 channel reported Saturday.

Arab foreign ministers meet in Tunisia

Fri, 29 Mar 2019 - 01:55 GMT

Tunisian Foreign Minister Khemaies Jhinaoui said that his country is working with other Arab countries to tackle the repercussions of the US decision concerning the Syrian Golan Heights.

Shoukry discusses Palestinian cause with Bolton

Wed, 27 Mar 2019 - 08:45 GMT

Egyptian Foreign Minister, Sameh Shoukry, met Wednesday in Washington with the National Security Advisor of the United States, John Bolton.

Bahrain deplores US recognition of Syrian Golan as Israeli territory

Tue, 26 Mar 2019 - 09:16 GMT

Bahrain expressed its regret over the US recognition of the Syrian Golan Heights as an Israeli territory.

Syria says U.S. decision on Golan will lead to its isolation

Mon, 25 Mar 2019 - 07:04 GMT

The Syrian foreign minister said the United States' recognition of Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights will lead to its isolation.

Arab League: Trump's recognition of Golan Heights as Israeli doesn't change its status

Mon, 25 Mar 2019 - 06:06 GMT

Arab League Secretary-General Ahmed Aboul Gheit condemned U.S. President Donald Trump's recognition of the Golan Heights as Israeli territory.

U.N. chief clear that Golan status has not changed -spokesman

Mon, 25 Mar 2019 - 05:40 GMT

"The U.N.'s policy on Golan is reflected in the relevant resolutions of the Security Council and that policy has not changed," Dujarric said.

Damascus calls U.S. Golan decision attack on Syrian sovereignty

Mon, 25 Mar 2019 - 05:04 GMT

U.S. President Donald Trump signed a decree on Monday saying the United States recognizes Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights, territory that Israel seized from Syria in the 1967 Middle East war.

Trump signs decree recognizing Israeli sovereignty over Golan Heights

Mon, 25 Mar 2019 - 04:55 GMT

The move appeared to give Netanyahu a boost ahead of the closely contested April 9 Israeli elections.

Erdogan says Turkey will take issue of Golan Heights to U.N.

Mon, 25 Mar 2019 - 12:00 GMT

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday that Turkey will take the issue of the Golan Heights to the United Nations.

Egypt: Golan Heights are Syrian Occupied Lands

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 - 12:11 GMT

President Trump said that the United Stated should change its strategy and recognize Israel’s sovereignty over Syrian Golan Heights, a move stirred the Arab and international community’s discontent.

Israel attacks Syrian launcher that fired rockets thought to have landed in Sea of Galilee

Wed, 25 Jul 2018 - 10:30 GMT

Israeli jets and artillery on Wednesday attacked a site in Syria from where two rockets were launched which were thought to have landed in the Sea of Galilee.