What is Golan heights?. history and conflict.

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Today, Golan Heights is once again in the headlines. So let’s know what Golan Heights is and why there is so much comments on it.

The Golan Heights is an area of ​​1800 Km² in the Middle East.Before 1967, the whole area was the Syrian territory.In 1967, two-thirds of it (1200 Km²) was captured by Israel in the Arab-Israeli War.
Yesterday, a UN accord called for Israel to leave the occupied Golan Heights and return to its pre-1967 war borders.
In addition, the news came out yesterday that with the permission of the Syrian government, the Russian army has set up its check posts on the Syrian-Israeli border in the Golan Heights. A video was also released by Russian circles. In the video, the presence of Russian army and their weapons can be seen.
Historically, the Golan Heights has been inhabited by humans during the Early Paleolithic period, which spanned 50,000 to 12,000 years BC.

Later, the area came under the control of the Alexander, Aramaic, Ghassanid, Rashidun Caliphate, Ottoman Empire and French Mandate in Syria. French mandate ended in 1946 and Syria became an independent country, so the area was also administered by Syria. In 1967, most of it was taken over by Israel, and still remains so

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