Syria demands halt to Israel oil drilling in Golan

Syria on Thursday condemned Israeli drilling for oil in the occupied Golan Heights as a “flagrant violation” of UN Security Council resolutions and called on the United Nations to intervene. The foreign ministry lodged a protest with the UN against what it branded an “illegal and flagrant violation

Israel scores direct hit in response to Syrian fire, report

Israel’s army fired tank shells into Syria on Monday and scored “direct hits” in response to a Syrian mortar shell that struck the Israeli-controlled Golan Heights, the Israeli military said in a statement. Israeli military sources said Syrian mobile artillery was directly hit in the incident.

Mortar rounds from Syria hit Israel-held Golan

Israel’s military says three mortar rounds fired from Syria have landed inside the Israeli-held Golan Heights. It’s the third time in less than a week that Syria’s civil war has spilled over into the Golan. No injuries were reported from the mortar fire on Thursday. One round fell on a communal farm. Security officials think […]

Gasmasks in demand as Israel tracks Syria chemical arms

The Syrian government is still in full control of its chemical weapons stockpiles, Israeli defense officials said on Tuesday, in an apparent bid to calm fears that a non-conventional war could be looming. Syria’s 16-month-old conflict has spread concern that the chemical arsenal, acknowledged by Damascus for the first time on Monday, could fall into […]