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UN Tells Syrian Forces to Leave Buffer Zone on Israel Border

The UN Security Council on Thursday strongly condemned fighting in the buffer zone between Syria and Israel and urged the Syrian government and opposition groups to withdraw from the area which is patrolled by UN peacekeepers.

Islamic Jihad militants rest during the funeral of Haytham Arafat, in Khan Younis, southern Gaza Strip, Saturday, March 27, 2010. Israel withdrew its troops from the Gaza Strip Saturday after some of the fiercest gunbattles with Palestinian militants in the Hamas-run territory since last year's military offensive. Israeli troops used …

Islamic State-Affiliated Groups Gain More Ground Near Israel-Syria Border

ISIS-affiliated groups opened a major offensive in the tri-nation border of Israel, Syria and Jordan, attacking various rebel factions and have managed to take control of four villages—Adwan, Saham al-Jawlan, Jalin and Tasil—in addition to the strategic southwestern suburb of Daraa, which is the capital of Hauran.

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Hezbollah: Israeli Warplanes Struck Arms Convoy in Syria

TEL AVIV – The Iran-backed Hezbollah terrorist organization said Israeli Air Force warplanes on Thursday attacked a convoy of four trucks transporting weapons north of Damascus, according to a report in the Lebanese website Mulhak.

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UN Peacekeepers Reportedly Set to Return to Israel-Syria Border

The Algemeiner reports: JNS.org – United Nations peacekeepers are reportedly set to return to the Israel-Syria border in the Golan Heights. According to Yedioth Ahronoth, in recent weeks, officers and soldiers from the UN Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF) have made several visits