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A picture taken on March 27 from the village of Majdal Shams in the Israeli-annexed Golan Heights shows Israeli military vehicles patrolling the border fence along the border with Syria.(AFP Photo)

Did oil discovery trigger Trump’s historic Golan move?

By Nadim Siraj
UPDATED ON APR 02, 2019 10:16 PM IST
Israel had seized much of the Golan from Syria in 1967 and annexed it 1981, a move the international community never recognised. But last week, Trump signed a proclamation declaring Israeli sovereignty over the Heights.
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