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  • proper n. An ancient city in Syria


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  • The Golan is a real indicator of Syria's sovereignty and stability; there is no doubt it will be returned.

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  • The Jewish state is carefully watching Syria, where growing unrest threatens to envelop a northern neighbor with which Israel is still technically at war over a strip of territory known as the Golan Heights.

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  • In fact, while the West Bank is rarely visited by most Israelis, the Druze villages in the Golan are a popular destination for domestic tourism.

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  • Talks broke down in 2000 over the contentious piece of land known as the Golan Heights.

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  • The Golan is a strategic place for our security, and for there to be peace there must be security.

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  • It is offering a vehicle called the Golan (see also here), produced in partnership with the Rafael Armament Development Authority in Haifa, Israel, and Battelle Memorial Institute in Columbus, Ohio (pictured above).

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  • The new guidelines submitted to the Knesset affirmed that his government "views the Golan Heights as essential to the security of the state" and that "retaining Israeli sovereignty over the Golan will be the basis for any arrangements with Syria."

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  • Its western slope towards the Lakes of Merom and Tiberias was known as Golan (now Jolân); its eastern plateau of metallic lava was Argob, "the stony" (now El Lejja).

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  • Golan, that is, joy, for in Him all the saints are justified and shall glory. lay hold upon the hope -- that is, the object of our hope, as upon a preservative from sinking. set before us -- as a prize for which we strive; a new image, namely, the race course (Heb 12: 1, 2).

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  • "What happened today in Maroun al-Ras and in the Golan is an embodiment of the will of the Palestinian people who are committed to the right of return."

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