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Attempt to defy international law over Golan sovereignty ‘doomed to failure’ Security Council hears

A majority of Security Council members on Wednesday stressed the importance of upholding international law regarding the occupied Golan , in the face of the unilateral move by the United States to recognize Israel’s sovereignty over them.

Avoid ‘new conflagration’ urges UN chief, in wake of military escalation in Golan

The United Nations chief has called for an immediate halt to all hostile acts and provocative actions to “avoid a new conflagration” in the Middle East, following reported exchanges of artillery fire over the Golan Heights.

Ban welcomes release of peacekeepers detained in Golan, appreciates assistance of Qatar, others

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has welcomed the safe release of the four United Nations peacekeepers captured last week while on patrol in the Golan Heights.

UN observer force in Golan Heights to continue for further six months

The Security Council today extended for another six months the United Nations force observing the more than three-decade-old ceasefire between Israel and Syria on the Golan Heights.

Secretary-General calls for six-month extension of UN force in Golan Heights

The situation in the Golan Heights has been “generally quiet” recently, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says in a new report, which warns that the overall region remains tense and a United Nations force observing the ceasefire between Israel and Syria should stay on for another six months.

Security Council extends UN observer force in Golan Heights

The Security Council today extended for a further six months the mandate of the UN force monitoring the long-standing ceasefire between Israel and Syria in the Golan Heights.

Security Council extends the mandate of UN force monitoring Israeli-Syrian ceasefire

The Security Council today extended for another six months the mandate of the United Nations force that for the past 32 years has monitored the ceasefire between Israel and Syria in the Golan Heights.

Annan recommends 6-month extension for UN force in Golan Heights

Citing tension in the Middle East, Secretary-General Kofi Annan has recommended a six-month extension of the mandate of the United Nations Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF) observing the ceasefire between Israeli and Syrian forces in the Golan Heights.

UN agrees to Indian offer to provide troops for Golan Heights force

With the withdrawal of Canadian support troops from the United Nations force in the Golan Heights (UNDOF), Secretary-General Kofi Annan and the Security Council today agreed to an offer from India to provide military personnel for the long-running mission.

Mandate of UN observer force in Golan Heights extended until year's end

The Security Council today extended for six months the mandate of the 31-year old United Nations peacekeeping force observing the ceasefire between Israeli and Syrian forces in the Golan Heights.