The council affirmed that Security Council resolution number 497, issued in 1981, states that Israel’s sovereignty over the Golan Heights is illegal
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The air raids came after the 13-year-old son of an Israeli defence ministry contractor was killed on the Golan on Sunday morning.
Rebels in southern Syria set up earlier this year the so-called Southern Front, including some 30,000 fighters from more than 55 mainstream rebel groups, and have claimed successes, notably in Quneitra.
The motions on the Palestinians were carried by 46 votes to one, with only the United States against, while the Golan resolution garnered 13 abstentions and a US “no” vote.
Khalil says that the increase in Israeli settlers destroys any chance of achieving peace in the Middle East
Several Israeli tanks were stationed in the area.
The move by Austria is “significant” because it provides such a large amount of the United Nations Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF) force
Its capture opens the way for forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to move on the central city of Homs
A Syrian rebel group claimed responsibility for the abductions.
Israel captured the Golan from Syria during the 1967 Six Day War and annexed it in 1981
Latest in several exchanges over the past week
Israel shells Syria without warning
Mortar round fired from Syria hits one of Israel’s positions on the Golan, prompting a riposte
President Obama raises regional stakes with additional military aid to Israel