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Hezbollah Heading for the Golan Heights

How the flare-up on the Israel-Lebanon border may portend a larger conflict

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Two IDF Soldiers Killed Near Lebanon Border

First fatal Hezbollah attack in Israel’s north since 2006 raises questions about deterrence

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Teen Killed by Syrian Forces in Golan Heights

Israel retaliates with airstrikes on nine military targets in Syria

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Israel Launches Airstrikes Against Syria

Retaliation for yesterday’s bombing that injured four IDF soldiers

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In the Golan, Israel Deploys Drones and Steel Fences Against Threats From Syria

At a cost of $75 million, new fortifications stand as physical reminders that peace in the north is further away than ever

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Fiji Will Send 380 Troops to the Golan Heights

Russia’s role in placing the Golan’s newest peacekeepers

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Daybreak: Bombing in Damascus

Plus Philippines may withdraw Golan troops, dropping DSK charges, and more

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Daybreak: Syria Seizes U.N. Border Crossing

Plus Austria withdraws from Golan Heights in response, and more

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Israelis in the Golan Warily Eye the Syrian Border

With Syria on the brink, residents wonder what the future holds

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Hezbollah Offers to Help Syria Recapture the Golan

The Lebanon-based militia also says Syria will give it “game-changing” weapons

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The Golan Heights Chimera

How Israel’s annexation* of the contested border region continues to keep the peace

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Sundown: Suspect in Hit-and-Run Arrested

Plus Syrian rebels capture UN peacemakers in the Golan Heights

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Sundown: Where Will You Be Tomorrow?

Plus Syrian fire hits IDF jeeps near the border between Israel and Syria

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Was Bibi Going to Give the Golan Back to Syria?

An October surprise with some curious timing

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Daybreak: New Unity Government in Israel

Plus Israel’s northern border tense due to Syria, and more in the news

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The Heights

U.S. and Israeli policymakers are yet to acknowledge that their decades-long push to use the Golan to make peace with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad is a far-fetched dream

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Daybreak: Post-Speech, Bibi Chills Out

Plus, Abbas, Ross, the Druze, and more in the news

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Sundown: Has Obama Lost Mideast Cred?

Plus the real problem with Palin, and more

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Daybreak: Stuxnet Strikes!

Plus new referendum law, anti-Semitism in Britain, and more in the news

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Syriana

Bashar al-Assad has maintained his country’s key position in Mideast politics by drawing out the peace process and turning it into warfare by other means

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Daybreak: Russia, Syria Talk Nukes

Plus welfare mess, White House shindig, and more in the news

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Damascus Conversion

Why peace with Syria is more urgent than ever

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Assad Speaks

On the Golan, Hamas, and—yes—J Street

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Daybreak: Ambassador Oren Bashes J Street

Plus U.S. blames Goldstone, Obama accepts prize

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Facebook Updates the Golan’s Status

Residents can now identify as Israeli