For decades, Syria and Israel have had turbulent relations. So what’s behind this tension and why do the nations hate each other?
I Got Syria So Wrong
“I spent early 2011 trying to ease tensions between Syria and its neighbors. I never predicted the brutality that would come from inside.”
Six Day War: The East Jerusalem Controversy
“In the Six Day War of June 1967, Israel defeated the combined armies of Egypt, Syria and Jordan, capturing the West Bank, East Jerusalem, the Gaza Strip, the Golan Heights and the Sinai Peninsula.”
Israel strikes Damascus’ military targets in retaliation for rocket fire by ‘Iran-funded militants’
“Israel has pounded with artillery and launched airstrikes against 14 Syrian military positions in Golan Heights, holding Damascus responsible for failing to prevent a rocket attack on Israeli territory which the IDF pinned on an “Iran funded Islamic Jihad” group.”
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