The Israeli government has moved forward with a new settlement policy that plans to double, and eventually quadruple, the Israeli settler population in the Golan Heights. In opposition to the plan, hundreds of Syrians, most of whom are from the Druze community, in the village of Masada protested against Israel’s policy to increase settlements, while a number of Israeli media outlets have questioned the government’s policy.
Afek Oil & Gas, an Israeli oil company, has ceased exploration operations in the occupied Golan Heights after finding no light oil resources suitable for commercial development.
An Israeli power producer has announced that it has secured a loan to finance what is set to become the largest wind power investment on the occupied Golan Heights.
An Israeli company is moving forward with the construction of a large wind farm in the Golan Heights, one of many investment projects exploiting the natural resources of this piece of Syrian territory occupied since 1967.
Afek Oil & Gas, an Israeli oil company, will resume exploration works in the occupied Golan Heights at the beginning of March.
The occupied Golan Heights may not hold meaningful oil reserves, data from ongoing exploratory works indicate.