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A trip to the Golan Heights in Israel caused worldviews to collide

Alabama NewsCenter - ‎Feb 4, 2016‎
We ascended the Golan Heights, a land conquered by Israel during the Six-Day War with Syria in 1967. During my trip to the Holy Land a month ago, I struggled to reconcile what I grew up knowing with what I know now after living in America for 32 years.

Golan Heights Farmers Turn Syrian Bunker Into Wine Cellar

The Jewish Press - ‎Feb 3, 2016‎
In the small Golan Heights community of Kidmat Tzvi, Tami and Babi Kabalo have figuratively beaten their swords into plowshares by converting a wartime relic into a fully functional wine cellar in the service of their boutique winery.
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Oil drilling to go on in Golan Heights

Jerusalem Post Israel News - ‎Feb 1, 2016‎
Last September, Adam Teva V'Din (Israel Union for Environmental Defense) and residents of the Golan petitioned the High Court of Justice, saying the petroleum in the region was likely “tight oil,” meaning it could require non-conventional drilling ...

'Israel will never leave Golan Heights, no matter what'

Israel Hayom - ‎Feb 1, 2016‎
Israel will never leave the Golan Heights, no matter what diplomatic settlement is reached in Syria, Foreign Ministry Director General Dore Gold told a gathering in Jerusalem on Sunday of Israeli ambassadors from around the world.
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Skiing in the Golan Heights - on the edge of war

eNCA - ‎Feb 2, 2016‎
In one, Syria's war rages. In the other, Israeli tourists slalom down ski slopes or drink mulled wine to the sound of techno music.

Syrian Army Repels Al-Nusra Front Offensive Near Golan Heights

Sputnik International - ‎Jan 30, 2016‎
The Syrian Army and popular forces beat back a series of attacks by the Al-Nusra Front terrorist group in the country's southern Quneitra province near the Golan Heights on Saturday leaving scores of militants killed and wounded, Iran's Fars news ...

Abrahamic Reunion at the Golan Heights and #AllLiesMatter @billmaher

The Arab Daily News - ‎Feb 2, 2016‎
The Abrahamic Reunion joined musician James Twyman for peace in Syria at the border of Israel on Monday. By Eileen Fleming. The Abrahamic Reunion is a group of spiritual leaders–Jews, Christians, Muslims, and Druze who have been working together ...

Eden Springs Water: Think Before You Drink

CounterCurrents.org - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
“This was the water I had been searching for," concluded an Israeli named Moshe Meir in 1981 as he drank from the Salukia Springs of Katzrin, Golan Heights. By 1983 the Israeli government granted its approval for the water's commercial production, and ...
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EU, Israel said in talks to restore ties hurt by labeling

The Times of Israel - ‎19 hours ago‎
The EU announced last November it was instructing member states to begin labeling products manufactured by Israeli-owned companies in the West Bank, East Jerusalem and the Golan Heights as made in those areas rather than “made in Israel.” At the ...
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Netanyahu Announces Plans for Construction of Huge Security Fence to “Protect Ourselves Against Beasts”

Center for Research on Globalization - ‎12 hours ago‎
The barrier includes the fence, whose height is five meters, or about 16 feet, and a thin, sensitive strip used by IDF trackers to identify footprints.

Israel Launches Secret Talks With Europe on Settlement Labeling

Forward - ‎15 hours ago‎
The E.U. has also decided that its agreements with Israel do not apply to the West Bank, Golan Heights or eastern Jerusalem.

Kara, Ariel tour Druse villages in Golan, seek solution for loss of exports to Syria

Jerusalem Post Israel News - ‎Feb 6, 2016‎
Deputy Regional Cooperation Minister Ayoub Kara told Druse farmers in the Golan Heights on Thursday he would seek to obtain government subsidies for them to divert produce they once exported to Syria, to other Arab world destinations via Jordan.

Qiliho stays in top post

Fiji Times - ‎7 hours ago‎
PRESIDENT Jioje Konrote has extended Brigadier General Sitiveni Qiliho's contract as Acting Commissioner of Police. According to a statement issued by the Department of Information, Brig-Gen Qiliho will act in the position until "a substantive ...
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The Syrian regime has never negotiated

Al-Arabiya - ‎21 hours ago‎
The regime only negotiates to buy time. It never wished to regain the Golan Heights. Its negotiations were aimed at maintaining the “no war, no peace” policy with Israel, which served both parties.

Tree Planting Celebration in Biriya Forest

Jerusalem Post Israel News - ‎22 hours ago‎
The team was headed by Aviram Zuk, KKL-JNF Upper Galilee and Golan Heights Regional Director, who said, “This is a wonderful Tu Bishvat celebration, where the public is helping us make the region more beautiful and also getting to know and love the ...
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If UN was democratic, Palestine would be a member

The Herald - ‎6 hours ago‎
For Palestine the real issue comes after the Six Day War of 1967 where Israel defeated the Arab forces of Egypt, Jordan and Syria and gained control of the Sinai Peninsula, the Gaza Strip, the Golan Heights, and the West Bank of the Jordan River ...

Ministers for happiness, tolerance in the UAE

Al-Arabiya - ‎16 hours ago‎
It never wished to regain the Golan Heights. Its negotiations were aimed at maintaining the “no war, no peace” policy with Israel, which served both parties.
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Russia ships arms to Fiji: What will be quid pro quo?

Asia Times - ‎Jan 28, 2016‎
Bainimarama also referred to having secured Russian help for Fiji's peacekeeping forces in the Golan Heights. In July 2013, the then Land Force Commander, Colonel Mosese Tikoitoga, announced that Russia had offered to arm Fiji's peacekeepers.

101-year-old Galilee man dies of hypothermia

The Times of Israel - ‎Jan 30, 2016‎
Email; Print; Share. A man walks in the snow in the Golan Heights in northern Israel on January 25, 2016, as a major winter storm hits the country.

Foreign Ministry to help limit product-labeling damage

Ynetnews - ‎Feb 2, 2016‎
The leader of the settlements in the West Bank and the Golan Heights received a letter from Hotovely's office stating that "as part of efforts of the Deputy Foreign Minister to combat product labeling by the European Union, she and the Foreign Ministry ...
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