Begin decided to annex the Golan following an offer to the late Syrian president Hafez al-Assad to withdraw from the area in return for normalization of relations with Syria.
The foreign involvement in the Syrian Civil War encompasses political, military and operational support to parties involved in the ongoing conflict in Syria that began in March 2011, as well as active foreign involvement.
Russian-speaking Jews in Israel "together with the Jewish community here in Russia and Moscow, constitute a living bridge between these two peoples."
Netanyahu didn't hesitate to repeat to Putin his concerns over Iran's presence across Israel's northern border.
Downed Russian planes aside, Netanyahu said the primary reason for his talks with President Putin in Moscow is, as always, Iran.
“We will continue to act until we get the Iranians to leave Syria because Iran is threatening to destroy Israel."
“We expect the number of victims to go over 1,000,” said Brest official Anna Kondak. “During three weeks, every day about 40 remains are being found."
The meeting, set earlier for Thursday, was postponed by Netanyahu due to the impending political merger between his two election rivals.
It would have been the first meeting since the downing of a Russian spy plane by Syrian aerial defense forces last September. Syria said its forces were aiming at Israeli warplanes.
Each nation is to sign its own free-trade accord with the bloc; adversaries won’t be able to trade freely with one another.
In 2018, Alrosa held six auctions for special size rough diamonds in Israel, and the revenue for the year reached almost $90 million.
"It’s very important that we continue to prevent Iran from entrenching in Syria."
“We want freedom and democracy to return to Venezuela ASAP.”
Among the issues discussed were Iran and the situation in Syria, and strengthening security coordination.
In interview with CNN, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov denies that Moscow allied with Iran in Syria, says countries do not see “eye to eye” • Pentagon reportedly weighing plan to maintain U.S. military base in southeastern Syria.
To date, more than 160 have been killed in battles between pro-Russian and pro-Iranian Syrian army units in the Hama area alone.
PA Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah is expected to step down, and a new cabinet is to be announced.
Still, Russia (halfheartedly) warned Israel to stop its “arbitrary” airstrikes in Syria, saying that they should be “ruled out.”
According to TASS, "the restoration of inter-Palestinian unity was expected to top the agenda of the talks in Moscow."
It's not at all clear whether Netanyahu introduced the US president to the idea of a 120-day pullout or merely added his voice to others around Trump who counseled a more patient pullout.
The United States has requested consular access to the detained individual, the State Department said.
It “essentially makes missile defenses useless,” said Russia's Deputy Prime Minister Yuri Borisov.
Senior Russian commanders on the ground in Syria actually admire the IDF and its aggressive style – as long as the IDF does not shoot down Ilyushin planes, of course.
Israel is “not prepared to accept the Iranian military entrenchment in Syria which is directed against us."
An Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman on Saturday welcomed President Trump’s decision to withdraw American forces from Syria, saying the US military presence in the Middle East fuels insecurity in the region.