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May 14, 2014 9:53 am

Syrian Rebels Launch Offensive on Golan Heights Border

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A view of Syria from the Israeli side of the border. Photo: WikiMedia Commons.

BBC The immediate goal of the rebels seems to be the crossing point between the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights and Syrian-controlled territory at Quneitra, and the roads leading to the town itself.

Accordingly Israel has declared the area along the frontier a closed military zone and is watching developments there closely.

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