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#Golan

# golan - Thursday 21 March, 2019

Trump says the US will recognise Golan Heights as Israeli territory

Israel occupied the Golan Heights during the Six-Day War in 1967.

# golan - Tuesday 5 May, 2015

ISIS fighters involved in battle 'within a kilometre' of Irish Golan Heights base

A number of stray shells have landed in the camp where Irish troops are stationed. Personnel have take to bunkers.

# golan - Monday 1 September, 2014

"Not an acceptable level of risk": UN mission review needs to happen now, says Coveney

The United Nations needs to conduct a full review of the UNDOF mission before Ireland’s next rotation of troops, the Defence Minister said.

# golan - Sunday 31 August, 2014

I'm not going to pull troops out of Golan before UN review --- Coveney

Irish troops carried out a daring rescue mission of their Filipino colleagues yesterday. The fate of 44 UN peacekeepers from Fiji captured by rebels still remains unknown.

# golan - Thursday 28 August, 2014

No Irish troops among dozens of peacekeepers captured in the Golan Heights

The UN has confirmed that 43 peacekeepers were detained in the area by an armed group.

# golan - Friday 17 May, 2013

Turkey and US demand Assad stand down

The US President and Turkish Prime Minister met in Washington to discuss Syria’s ongoing, bloody conflict.

# golan - Sunday 5 June, 2011

The Daily Fix: Sunday

In your bank holiday Sunday Fix: Aer Lingus talks back on tonight; the source of the E. coli outbreak is found; Berlusconi’s ‘bunga bunga’ goes on; and did you miss the shuffle of honour for the Queen last month?

Fourteen people now dead as Israel opens fire on Syrian protesters along border

Local doctors confirmed the death toll as Israeli soldiers opened fire on protesters who stormed the border into the Golan Heights which Israeli seized from Syria in 1967.

# golan - Sunday 15 May, 2011

Death toll rises to 'at least 12' after Israeli military clashes with Arab protesters

Clashes along three border posts came as Palestinians marked the “nakba,” or “catastrophe,” the term they use to describe the uprooting they suffered at the time of Israel’s founding on May 15, 1948.

Five reported dead after Israeli troops clash with Arab protesters

Dozens more were wounded as Palestinians commemorated their mass displacement during the war surrounding Israel’s establishment three generations ago.