UN demands end to military action in Golan Heights

The UN Security Council has strongly condemned the recent intense fighting between Syrian government and opposition fighters in the Golan Heights and demanded an end to all military activity in the area that has separated Syrian and Israeli forces since 1974.

Israeli air raids kill 10 Syrian troops: Activists

Israeli air raids overnight targeting Syrian military facilities killed at least 10 government troops, an activist group said today.

Israel launches air raids on Syrian positions

Israel carried out retaliatory air raids on Syrian army positions in the Golan Heights overnight, after a teenager on the Israeli side was killed in an attack from Syria, the army said early Monday.

Israel bombs Syrian posts over Golan attack on its troops

Israel attacked several Syrian military sites on Wednesday in retaliation for a roadside bombing that wounded four of its troops on the occupied Golan Heights on Tuesday, the Israeli military said.

Bomb in Golan wounds Israeli soldiers: Army

A bomb along the Syria-Israel frontier in the occupied Golan Heights on Tuesday wounded several Israeli soldiers, the Army said.

Philippines, Vietnam discuss sea feud with China

The Philippines` top diplomat and his Vietnamese counterpart discussed how their governments can work together to deal with territorial disputes with China.

Philippines recommends peacekeepers stay in Golan

The Philippines` top diplomat said that he now backs an appeal for more than 300 Filipino peacekeepers to stay in Golan Heights for six months.

Philippines to stay in Golan if security is boosted

The Philippines said it would keep its 340 peacekeepers in the Golan Heights provided it gets requested additional heavier weapons.

UN demands halt to all military activity on Golan

The UN Security Council demanded a halt to all military activity by the Syrian government and opposition fighters on the Golan Heights.

Golan troops need defence against chemical arms: Manila

Prez Benigno Aquino threatened to withdraw Philippine troops from UN peacekeeping force on Golan Heights unless they receive anti-tank and anti-aircraft weapons and protection against chemical arms.

Austrian UN troops begin pullout from Golan Heights

Austrian troops in the UN monitoring force on the Golan Heights began withdrawing, days after Vienna decided to quit the mission over security concerns.

India concerned about its peacekeepers in Golan Heights

India is concerned about its 190 peacekeepers stationed at the Golan Heights with Austria withdrawing its forces from the ceasefire zone that has grown volatile due to the intensification and the spillover of the Syrian civil war.

Austrian UN troops to begin Golan pullout soon

An official says Austria will begin withdrawing its 377 UN Peacekeepers from the Golan Heights on Wednesday.

Russia offers peacekeepers for Golan Heights

Russia is ready to deploy its troops to the Golan Heights to replace Austrian peacekeepers as part of a UN monitoring mission on the border between Israeli troops and the Syrian Army, President Vladimir Putin said.

UN says Russia not allowed to send troops to Golan

United Nations said Friday that Russia cannot send troops to the Golan Heights peacekeeping force after President Vladimir Putin said he was ready to bolster the force.

Syrian rebels capture Golan crossing

Syrian rebels on Thursday captured a crossing point along a cease-fire line in the contested Golan Heights patrolled by UN troops, an Austrian defence ministry official said.

Philippines mulls Golan peacekeeper pullout after abductions

The Philippines may withdraw from a United Nations peacekeeping force in the Golan Heights following the abduction of four Filipino troops near Syrian border.

Four UN peacekeepers abducted on Golan Heights

Four UN peacekeepers, all from the Philippines, were abducted on the Golan Heights Tuesday by an armed group believed to be the same one to have abducted 21 Filipino peacekeepers two months ago, the United Nations said.

`Israel will silence source of fire from Syria`

Hours after Israeli Defence Minister vowed to "immediately silence" any fire from Syria, country said it has destroyed a machinegun position in the Golan Heights from where it came under fire twice.

UN chief hails peacekeepers` release

The peacekeepers are part of the UN Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF), which monitors the 1974 disengagement accord between Syria and Israel after their 1973 war.