(hmmm. Can you say “motive for new USS Liberty event”? Go ahead. Try it. It rolls right off the tongue. Can you say “hey. Let’s paint some planes. What does a Syrian fighter jet look like again”?)
Israeli oil prospectors have discovered a large oil deposit in the Golan Heights, a Syrian territory which it has occupied since 1967.
The oil deposit lies in the Golan Heights, which is internationally recognized as Syrian territory but has been occupied by Israel since the 1967 war between Israel and Arab states. Israel is unable to import oil from nearby Arab oil-exporting countries, which do not recognize Israel and have no diplomatic relations with the country.
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