Benjamin Netanyahi declared in a cabinet meeting on Sunday that the Golan Heights “will forever remain under Israeli sovereignty,” Haaretz reports.

Israel occupied the Golan Heights during the Six-Day war in 1967 and officially annexed the territories in 1981. In line with a long established settlement policy, there are now 21,000 Israeli citizens in the region and 22,000 Druze Arabs who continue to hold Syrian passports. This annexation is still regarded illegal by Israel closest allies, inc...


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