One place in the Middle East has split so many families, and caused so much heartache, that it’s known as the Hill of Screaming. If families, divided by the Israeli-Syrian border at Golan Heights, scream loud enough they can communicate with long-lost rel
The Golan Heights hold the past and future of Israeli-Syrian relations. Israel occupied the hills 40 years ago, but when it ended local villagers found themselves on one side or the other.
Most were Druze – members of an Islamic sect dating back to the Middle Ages.
Seven years ago Israel almost cut a deal over the land with Syria.