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UN denounced US for giving recognition to Golan

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 ..

Syria asks for UN Security Council Meeting at Golan

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 ..

US President Donald Trump recognizes Israeli sovereignty over occupied Golan Heights

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 ..

Trump : US recognises Israeli claim on Golan heights

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 ..

President Trump backs Israeli right over Golan Heights

President Donald Trump of United States of America has stated that it is time that US backs the sovereignty of Israel over the occupied parts of Golan Heights. The announcement is a testament to a shift in the US foreign policy. It has come at a time when the Israeli Prime Minister is slated to ..

Why has the US dropped the ‘Israeli-occupied’ designation from Golan Heights?

The US administration has stated that it does not refer to the territory of Golan Heights with the designation of ‘Israeli-occupied’ as can be seen in its annual human rights report which had been published earlier this week. The US State Department has however also said that the change in wording will not have any ..