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golan heights

IDF Closes Golan Heights Border Areas to Civilians

The Israeli military on Monday declared a border-adjacent area in the Golan Heights temporarily off-limits to civilians, following a series of incidents in which errant Syrian fire hit Israeli territory.

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Israel Strikes Syria After Mortars Hit Golan Heights

The IDF announced on Friday evening that it had attacked the sources of three mortars fired into the northern Golan Heights earlier that day. Friday afternoon, a mortar shell exploded in an open area in the northern Golan Heights. No alarm sounded at that time.

In this photo released by the Israel Defense Forces (IDF), Israeli troops operate against Hezbollah militants July 29, 2006 in the south Lebanese village of Marun al-Ras. The Israeli Government refused a UN request July 29 for a 72 hour truce in Southern Lebanon for humanitarian efforts, citing a corridor …

Shots Fired Toward IDF Near Syria Border

Shots were fired in the near vicinity of Israeli soldiers in the Golan Heights Monday causing no injuries, the spokesman of the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) said.