Trump, Netanyahu on Israeli sovereignty of Golan Heights

US President Donald Trump signs a proclamation recognizing Israeli sovereignty over the disputed Golan Heights, a border area seized from Syria in 1967. “This was a long time in the making,” Trump says alongside Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

Israeli PM welcomes Trump’s Golan Heights decision

Israel’s Prime Minister has thanked President Donald Trump for recognizing Israel’s control over the Golan Heights. Benjamin Netanyahu was speaking alongside Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in Jerusalem, ahead of a visit to Washington. (March 21)

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Israeli PM Netanyahu tours Golan Heights with US Senator and Trump ally Lindsey Graham

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and influential US Republican Senator and Donald Trump ally Lindsey Graham tour the Israeli-annexed Golan Heights, near the Syrian border. Addressing the press during the tour, Graham said the Golan Heights should stay in Israel’s hands.

Arriving on donkeys, Syrian war wounded seek Israeli help

The wounded Syrians, carried on donkeys through the pitch-black night, could be seen in the beam of a searchlight held by their unlikely saviours — Israeli soldiers. They were high in the mountains, nearing the Israeli-occupied zone of the Golan Heights, where they were to receive medical treatment for their wounds even though Israel and Syria are officially at war.