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Secretary of State Antony Blinken speaks at the State Department. (AP File Photo )

After Antony Blinken remarks, Netanyahu says Golan will always be Israel's

Reuters | , Jerusalem
PUBLISHED ON FEB 09, 2021 08:37 PM IST
  • Antony Blinken said on Monday he saw control of the Golan, which overlooks northern Israel and also borders Lebanon and Jordan, as being "of real important to Israel's security" but was circumspect about recognising Israeli sovereignty over the territory.
Pompeo said that the US no longer agrees with the 1978 State Department legal opinion on occupied territories.(REUTERS)
Pompeo said that the US no longer agrees with the 1978 State Department legal opinion on occupied territories.(REUTERS)

Russia slams Pompeo’s visit to Golan Heights: Know about all US decisions favouring Israel

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Kunal Gaurav
UPDATED ON NOV 27, 2020 07:45 PM IST
The Trump administration has been aggressive about its policy towards Israel by taking several decisions that have been considered as against Palestinian interests.
A general view shows the town of Majdal Shams near the ceasefire line between Israel and Syria in the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights(REUTERS FILE Photo)
A general view shows the town of Majdal Shams near the ceasefire line between Israel and Syria in the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights(REUTERS FILE Photo)

Israeli military says 4 rockets fired from Syria intercepted

Jerusalem | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON NOV 19, 2019 01:16 PM IST
Israeli air defense systems captured the projectiles, the military said, and no harm was caused to Israeli communities in the Golan Heights after warning sirens awoke residents there early in the morning.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu gives a speech before the newly-unveiled sign for the new settlement of "Ramat Trump", or "Trump Heights" in English, named after the incumbent US President during an official ceremony in the Israeli-annexed Golan Heights on June 16, 2019.(AFP)
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu gives a speech before the newly-unveiled sign for the new settlement of "Ramat Trump", or "Trump Heights" in English, named after the incumbent US President during an official ceremony in the Israeli-annexed Golan Heights on June 16, 2019.(AFP)

Israeli PM Netanyahu inaugurates Golan settlement named Trump Heights

Golan Heights | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON JUN 17, 2019 10:15 AM IST
The ceremony comes after the US president in late March recognised Israeli sovereignty over the part of the strategic plateau it seized from Syria in the 1967 Six-Day War.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks during a ceremony to unveil a sign for a new community named after U.S. President Donald Trump, in the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights.(REUTERS)
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks during a ceremony to unveil a sign for a new community named after U.S. President Donald Trump, in the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights.(REUTERS)

Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu inaugurates Golan settlement, names after Donald Trump

Golan Heights | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON JUN 17, 2019 10:24 AM IST
Netanyahu unveiled a “Trump Heights” sign, featuring an Israeli and a US flag, to mark the site of the new settlement.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife Sara react as they stand on stage following the announcement of exit polls in Israel's parliamentary election at the party headquarters in Tel Aviv.(REUTERS PHOTO)
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife Sara react as they stand on stage following the announcement of exit polls in Israel's parliamentary election at the party headquarters in Tel Aviv.(REUTERS PHOTO)

Netanyahu win gives US peace plan ‘better chance’: Trump

Agence France-Presse, Washington | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON APR 10, 2019 09:16 PM IST
The US President predicted a boost to his administration’s promised plan for a settlement to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
US President Donald Trump holds a proclamation recognizing Israel's sovereignty over the Golan Heights as he is applauded by Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and others during a ceremony in the Diplomatic Reception Room at the White House in Washington, March 25, 2019(REUTERS)
US President Donald Trump holds a proclamation recognizing Israel's sovereignty over the Golan Heights as he is applauded by Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and others during a ceremony in the Diplomatic Reception Room at the White House in Washington, March 25, 2019(REUTERS)

Israeli election behind the US’s Golan Heights move

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 01, 2019 05:46 PM IST
The military balance in the region already favours Israel and the US proclamation was not needed
US President Donald Trump(REUTERS FILE PHOTO)
US President Donald Trump(REUTERS FILE PHOTO)

Donald Trump roils West Asia with Golan Heights policy shift

Hindustan Times, Washington | By Yashwant Raj
UPDATED ON MAR 22, 2019 10:01 PM IST
Trump’s tweet supporting Israel’s claim of sovereignty over Golan Heights doesn’t change much on the ground but it was condemned by most major players in the region and might further imperil his long-awaited West Asia peace initiative.
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