20110515-212848-pic-204176565.jpg - Washington Times
Skip to content

Israeli troops take positions along the border fence between Israel and Syria after Syrian demonstrators approached the village of Majdal Shams in the Golan Heights. Israel captured the Golan from Syria in the 1967 war, and Syria demands the area back as part of any peace deal.

Israeli troops take positions along the border fence between Israel and Syria after Syrian demonstrators approached the village of Majdal Shams in the Golan Heights. Israel captured the Golan from Syria in the 1967 war, and Syria demands the area back as part of any peace deal.

Featured Photo Galleries

Mahan 3.jpg

Say hello, Assad: See the Navy warships off the coast of Syria

The Navy has sent four warships — USS Ramage, USS Mahan, USS Gravely and USS Barry — armed with ballistic missiles into the eastern Mediterranean Sea amid violence in Syria. Navy ships are capable of a variety of military actions, including launching Tomahawk cruise missiles as they did against Libya in 2011.