President Donald Trump has signed a proclamation recognizing Israel's sovereignty over the Golan Heights.
By Associated Press
The Syrian government called it "irresponsible" and a threat to international peace and stability, while Iran's foreign ministry said it plunges the region into a new crisis.
By Albert Aji, Associated Press
President Trump announced Thursday that the U.S. will now recognize Israel’s sovereignty over the Golan Heights, a strategic 40-mile strip of land on the Syrian-Israeli border. The decision, which Trump announced via Tweet, overturns decades of U.S. policy in the…
In a tweet that appeared to catch many by surprise, Trump said the time had come for the United States to take the step, which Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warmly welcomed as a "miracle" on the Jewish holiday of Purim.
By Matthew Lee, Deb Riechmann, Associated Press
In our news wrap Monday, rebels pulled back from a demilitarized zone that was established in a deal that prevented a Syrian government offensive against Idlib province. Meanwhile, the country’s primary checkpoint with Jordan opened for the first time in…
By Sarah El Deeb, Associated Press
BEIRUT — Syrian government forces unleashed hundreds of missiles on a rebel-held area near the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights on Sunday, activists said, the latest phase in an offensive to clear southern Syria of insurgents. The government’s push came after it…
By PBS NewsHour
On this edition for Sunday, July 1, Mexico heads to the polls in its largest election in history and comedian Cameron Esposito tackles sexual violence in new stand-up special. Also, a reunion at the University of Wisconsin-Madison chronicles protests against…
40 United Nations peacekeepers from the Philippines escaped overnight after being surrounded since Thursday by Islamic militants in southern Syria, Reuters reports.
News Wrap: Israeli Tanks Fire Retaliatory Shells Into Syria for Second Time…
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