SYRIA: ‘ Al-Qaeda-Linked Jabhat al-Nursa Drives Out Peacekeepers from Golan Heights ‘

#AceWorldNews – SYRIA (Golan Heights) – September 17 – Al-Qaeda-linked Jabhat al-Nusra fighters have driven out hundreds of UN peacekeepers from the Syrian side of the Golan Heights, taking their uniforms and vehicles, Syrian UN envoy Bashar Jaafari said.


The fighters“had succeeded in occupying all of the Syrian side” of the Golan Heights, forcing troops from the UN Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF) to retreat.“The terrorists are now using United Nations cars, which hold the emblem of the United Nations forces in the Golan.

They are using the uniform of the UNDOF, the weapons of UNDOF, the positions of UNDOR to shell on the Syrian army as well as on the civilians in villages,”Jaafari told reporters.

The UN Security Council is scheduled to discuss the Golan Heights situation during a session on Wednesday.


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` Israel’s Army Declared Sunday a Closed Military Zone in Quneitra ‘


#AceWorldNews – ISRAEL – May 11 – Israel’s army declared Sunday a closed military zone around the Quneitra crossing, part of the Israeli occupied Golan Heights, in case battles fought on the Syrian side spill over the ceasefire line.

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Rebels in southern Syria have set up the so-called Southern Front against President Assad’s Syrian army and have claimed some success, particularly in the Quneitra area. Israel seized a 1,200 square kilometre area of the Golan Heights plateau during the 1967 Six-Day War.

Since the Syrian civil war erupted in 2011, the Golan Heights have been tense, with occasional stray projectiles hitting the Israeli side, sometimes prompting an armed response.



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#AceWorldNews JORDAN April 16 Latest information recently received…

#AceWorldNews – JORDAN – April 16 – Latest information recently received: April 16 – 17.54 GMT: Syria said that several vehicles destroyed by Jordanian war-planes on Wednesday do not belong to the Syrian Army, Reuters reported.

“No vehicles belonging to the Syrian Army moved toward the Jordanian border. What was targeted by the Jordanian Air Force does not belong to the Syrian Army,” Syrian state news agency SANA said.

According to the Jordanian security source, the targets were Syrian rebels in civilian cars mounted with machine guns.

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