Israelis walk near a sign for tourists showing the distance to Damascus and Baghdad among other destinations at an army post on Mount Bental in the Israeli-annexed Golan Heights on March 10, 2016. Israel and Syria have formally been at war for decades though the demarcation line between them had …

Golan Druze Leader: UN Claim Of Hardships A Total Joke, We Have Good Life Here

TEL AVIV – A leader of the Druze population in the Golan Heights refuted a United Nations statement accusing Israel of imposing economic and social hardships on his community, saying it was “a total joke” and that the UN should instead concern itself with real human rights violation such as those happening in neighboring Syria.