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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 ..

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 ..

Draft Bill legalising outposts approved by Israeli Committee

In a controversial move, Israel has approved the Draft Bill which authorises the Jewish settlements built on private Palestinian land in the occupied parts of West Bank without the permission of Israeli government. The Bill has to pass through three parliamentary readings and be ratified by the Supreme Court before it can become law. The ..