In this hidden spot in the Golan Heights, the fighting in Syria is just 300 meters away. For those who have come to watch, every exploding shell is harrowing: It’s their relatives who are being battered.
In two cables from '67 and '68, Foreign Ministry officials admit violations of Geneva Conventions, instruct diplomats how to evade need for compliance by eschewing use of the word ‘occupation.’
The Israelis are evacuating wounded to Israeli hospitals and providing medicine, food, clothing and blankets in the winter. The army hopes the village heads will shun extremist Sunni rebels.
On the northern front: Just as the Syria cease-fire takes effect, Iron Dome shoots down two rockets fired at Israel following no less than five cross-border incidents.
Lt. Gen. Eizenkot responds to accusations by some Druze leaders that Israel is supporting Islamist factions on the Syrian side of the Golan Heights.
Dine in a gorgeous 19th-century stone building, enjoy the nightlife and an Irish-Arab menu, and don’t miss the bakeries, sweet shops and local produce.
Military confirms projectiles struck Israeli territory without causing any injury. Earlier, Syria fired missiles at Israeli military aircraft.
Syria reports to have downed Israeli aircraft, allegedly at least one unmanned aerial vehicle; Israeli military spokesperson denies Syrian claims, adding that the missile fire never endangered Israeli aircraft.
A mortar shell from Syria hit the Israeli side of the northern Golan Heights on Monday in an apparent spillover from the fighting in Syria.
Israel isn't involved in efforts at a diplomatic solution in Syria, just as it's not meddling in the war. They are skeptical of the deal – especially as fighting spills over from across the border.