golan golan  /ˈɡoʊ lən/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a fortified hilly area between southern Lebanon and southern Syria

News

  1. Wine deal of the week

    The Yarden Mount Hermon Golan Heights White ($12) tastes likes something more from the tropics than the desert. (It’s actually from the cooler Golan Heights region.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune

  2. UN asks Austria to delay pullout from Golan

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. peacekeeping department asked Austria Thursday to delay its full troop withdrawal from the Golan Heights until at least the end of July to keep key positions manned and ensure a smooth transition with incoming troops.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

  3. Stay away from Golan, U.S. Embassy warns

    The U.S. Embassy in Tel Aviv issued a security warning advising U.S. citizens to defer travel to the Golan Heights because of the civil war in Syria.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: J Weekly

Quotes

  1. "I'd be glad to negotiate with Syria this evening, but without preconditions," Lieberman said in the Sunday interview to Israel Radio. "They say, first go back to '67 lines and give up the Golan. If we agree to that, what is there to...
    on Apr 25, 2009 By: Avigdor Lieberman Source: Jerusalem Post

  2. Assad said that a week ago Turkish officials passed on the message that Olmert had "assured the Turkish prime minister of his readiness to return the Golan."
    on Apr 24, 2008 By: Bashar Assad Source: International Herald Tribune

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