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Noun1.Golan - a fortified hilly area between southern Lebanon and southern Syria; "artillery on the Golan Heights can dominate a large area of Israel"
Israel, State of Israel, Yisrael, Zion, Sion - Jewish republic in southwestern Asia at eastern end of Mediterranean; formerly part of Palestine
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Moses and Joshua provided six cities of refuge -- Bezer, Golan, Ramoth, Kadesh, Schekem and Hebron -- to which one who had taken life inadvertently could flee when hunted by relatives of the deceased.
Quneitra, SANA- Locals of Quneitra province expressed solidarity with the people of the occupied Syrian Golan in the face of the arbitrary practices by the authorities of the Israeli occupation and they expressed rejection of the "wind turbines" project which the Israeli entity intends to carry out to steal the lands and usurp them from people of the occupied Golan.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Israel has started building settlements in the buffer zone in the occupied Golan Heights with the help of terrorist groups.
Israel said its aircrafts struck a number of Syrian military targets on Sunday after two rockets were fired at the occupied Golan Heights.
If Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu has his way, alongside Katzrin, Ramot and Ramat Magshimim on the Golan Heights, there may someday soon be a community named Kiryat Trump.
Summary: Baghdad [Iraq], Apr 15 (ANI): Iraq on Sunday rejected US "unilateral" proclamation to recognise Israel's sovereignty on Golan Heights, saying Golan is Syrian territory.
Al-Marsad -- Arab Human Rights Centre in Golan Heights ("Al-Marsad") is extremely concerned by reports of a new Israeli government plan to transfer illegal settlers into the occupied Syrian Golan.
[Quotation]"After 52 years it is time for the United States to fully recognize Israel's Sovereignty over the Golan Heights, which is of critical strategic and security importance to the State of Israel and Regional Stability."[Quotation]
A general view of the Israeli-annexed Golan Heights
Responding to (https://www.foxnews.com/world/netanyahu-makes-first-public-appeal-to-u-s-to-recognize-golan-heights-as-israel) pressure from the Israeli government , President Donald Trump has signaled via Twitter that his administration is poised to recognize Israeli sovereignty over the (https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/1108772952814899200) Golan Heights.
JEDDAH, March 26 (KUNA) -- The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) on Tuesday condemned the US recognition of Israel's sovereignty over Syria's Golan Heights.
Summary: Israel seized Golan Heights from Syria in the 1967 Middle East War