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Latest update : 2013-09-06

Residents of Golan Heights prepare for possible air strikes on Syria

With the US gearing up for possible air strikes on Syria against the regime of Bashar al-Assad, people throughout the Middle East have been preparing for a widening of the conflict. Israeli authorities are on the alert for any retaliatory action from Syria. Our reporters went to test the mood of people living in the Golan Heights - land annexed from Syria by Israel.

By Karim HAKIKI , Gallagher Fenwick , Catherine NORRIS TRENT

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2015-07-01 Israel

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