Golan Heights Current Affairs, GK & News
US has come under strong criticism from 14 other nations of United Nations due to its decision about recognition of Israel’s sovereignty over the territory of Golan Heights in a typical disregard of international law. The members of the Security Council had met on the request of Syria which had called on the Council to ..
Topics: Al-Marsad • Annexation • Geography of Asia • Golan Heights • International relations • Israeli-occupied territories • Political geography • Status of the Golan Heights • Territorial disputes of Israel
Syria has called on the United Nations Security Council to hold an urgent meeting about the US decision to give recognition to the territory of Golan Heights as Israeli territory. It was last Monday when US President Donald Trump had put his signatures on a proclamation under which US gave recognition to the fact that ..
Topics: Asia • Geography of Asia • Golan Heights • Hassan Nasrallah • Hezbollah • Israeli-occupied territories • Politics by country • Status of the Golan Heights • Targeted killing • Territorial disputes of Israel
On 25th March, US President Donald Trump has officially recognized Israeli sovereignty over the occupied Golan Heights. With this, Israel has got an absolute right to self-defence. Israel captured the Golan Heights from Syria in the 1967 Middle East war, and subsequently annexed it in 1981. But, Israel’s sovereignty over the territory is not recognized ..
President Trump signed a proclamation which grants US recognition of Israel’s claim over Golan Heights. The spot was seized by Israel in war 5 decades ago. The action was taken as the terrorist groups and Iran are trying to make Golan heights a launching ground to attack Israel. It was captured by Israel from Syria ..
Topics: Continents • Current Affairs – January, 2020 • Eastern Mediterranean • Geography of Asia • Golan Heights • israel • Levant • Member states of the Union for the Mediterranean • Member states of the United Nations • Middle Eastern countries • Syria • Western Asia
US President Trump has announced that the US will recognize Israel’s sovereignty over the Golan Heights. This is a departure from the earlier stand of US where it treated Golan Heights as occupied Syrian territory, in line with United Nations Security Council (UNSC) resolutions. What is the dispute over Golan Heights? Until 1967 Golan Heights ..
Topics: Alpha Line • Area of Limitation • Area of Separation • Bravo Line • Golan Heights • Iran • israel • Six-Day War • Syria • Third Arab Israeli war • UNDOF • United Nations Disengagement Observer Force • United Nations Security Council • UNSC • USA