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Syria rockets hit Golan (18.02.2014)

Two rockets fired from war-torn Syria struck the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights Tuesday shortly after a secret visit to the area by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, the army said. … Since the Syrian conflict erupted in 2011, the plateau has been tense, with a growing number of stray...

Security Council warns of Syrian civil war’s impact on UN force in Golan Heights (18.12.2013)

The Security Council today extended the nearly 40-year-old United Nations observer force in the Golan Heights for another six months, calling on all parties in the Syrian civil war to cease military actions in the area.

Report of the Secretary-General on the UN Disengagement Observer Force (12.09.2013)

The report gives an account of the activities of the United Nations Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF) during the past three months.

150 Irish troops to deploy to Middle East (16.07.2013)

Up to 150 Irish troops will be deployed to the Middle East to protect a sensitive border crossing. … The Irish troops will replace the Austrian soldiers who pulled out when two peacekeepers were injured as Syrian government and rebel fighters battled.

Israel strengthens Syria border with an eye on Hezbollah (10.07.2013)

Israel is bolstering its forces on the once-quiet frontier with Syria where it believes Lebanese Hezbollah militants are preparing for the day when they could fight Israel.

Security Council extends UN force in Golan Heights, calling for greater support (27.06.2013)

The Security Council extended the United Nations peacekeeping force in the Golan Heights for another six months, and requested Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon to ensure that the mission – which has faced numerous threats to its safety in recent months as well as troop withdrawals – has the required...

Ban appoints Irish major general to head up UN’s oldest peacekeeping mission (18.06.2013)

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon announced the appointment today of Major General Michel Finn, of Ireland, as head of Mission and Chief of Staff of the Jerusalem-based UN Truce Supervision Organization (UNTSO), the first such operation the world body set up almost 60 years ago.