Tag Archives: Golan Heights

Netanyahu To Name Golan Heights Town For Trump

The Jerusalem Post reports: If Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has his way, alongside Katzrin, Ramot and Ramat Magshimim on the Golan Heights, there may someday soon be a community named Kiryat Trump. Netanyahu, who on Tuesday toured the Golan with his wife and sons, said a community or neighborhood on the Golan Heights should be named after US President Donald …

Read More »

US Formally Recognizes Golan Heights As Part Of Israel

Haaretz reports: U.S. President Donald Trump met Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Monday to sign a presidential proclamation officially recognizing the Golan Heights as Israeli territory on Monday, thus formalizing a move announced with a tweet earlier on Thursday. In a joint press conference, Trump said: “We do not want to see another attack like the one suffered this morning north …

Read More »

Trump Sides With Netanyahu On Golan Heights

McClatchy reports: Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has intensified a push for U.S. recognition of Israeli control over disputed territory with Syria, hoping that President Donald Trump will deliver a major diplomatic victory during his visit to Washington two weeks before his toughest election yet. Israel has sought international recognition of its sovereignty in the disputed Golan Heights for decades, …

Read More »