As US President Trump urges US recognition of the disputed Golan Heights as Israeli territory, Brent Goff asks Mideast expert Michael Friedson how big a political gift this is for Benjamin Netanyahu, with elections just two weeks away.
Benjamin Netanyahu intends to name a new settlement in the Golan Heights after Donald Trump. The US president has recognized Israeli sovereignty in the region, which is occupied Syrian territory under international law.
President Donald Trump has pledged to recognize Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights. DW explains why the contested territory matters.
US President Donald Trump has sent a foreign policy tweet calling for recognition of the contested area as belonging to Israel. The call comes as Secretary of State Pompeo meets with Israeli PM Netanyahu in Jerusalem.
A statement by President Donald Trump that the US should recognize Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights is likely to stir tensions. Europe alongside Russia, Syria and Iran warned against any unilateral moves.
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