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Syria Smells Oil, Protests Israel’s Golan Heights Exploration

Syria sent a letter to the United Nations Security Council and United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon Thursday protesting the granting of a license to explore for oil and gas in the Golan Heights.

It called the government approval a “blatant violation” of what it considers its sovereignty over the Golan Heights, which Israel annexed after Syrian fled in the Six-Day War in 1967.

Syria previously has not protested the establishment by Israeli companies of a large winery and a mineral water bottling plant, among dozens of other industrial and tourist ventures in the Golan Heights.

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2 Responses to “Syria Smells Oil, Protests Israel’s Golan Heights Exploration”

  1. Razan B Nwairan says:

    And we don't get such news on Aljazeera..

  2. The whole world moves from trouble to trouble. Iran continues unwavering on it’s march in the development of nuclear weapons and Assad the dictator of Syria is still in power. Current intelligence seems uncertain of when Iran will get the bomb and Israel cannot afford to gamble with this. Assad of Syria looks like he may be preparing to use weapons of mass destruction against his own people and against near by nations as well and Gaza seems more like an opportunity for Hamas to reload than it does a cease fire. If this situation does not drastically change soon for the better, I believe the war in Isaiah Chapter 17 will likely take place. Damascus Syria would be destroyed. The worlds economy would likely collapse as a result and usher in a one world government movement. I wrote a small 6 page book that outlines what I believe the Bible states will take place soon. I don’t accept donations and it’s free. It’s a short read. I encourage you to have a look: http://www.booksie.com/religion_and_spirituality/book/richard_b_barnes/after-the-rapture-whats-next.

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