Golan Heights

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu names Golan Heights establishment after US President Donald Trump

According to Netanyahu, naming Golan Heights after Trump constitutes a gesture of respect for the US President's actions, which include recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

published on : 17th June 2019

Donald Trump formally recognizes Israeli control of Golan Heights

Israel captured the Golan from Syria in the 1967 Mideast war but its sovereignty over the territory is not recognized by the international community.

published on : 25th March 2019