Syrian Rebels Seize Border Crossing to the Golan Heights

By SKYLAR SCHMANSKI, inCONTEXT— Syrian rebels temporarily seized control of the Quneitra crossing between Israel and Syria on June 6, spurring Austria to withdraw all of its 380 peacekeepers stationed in the Golan Heights. Vienna attributed its decision to vacate the buffer zone, where international forces have been stationed since the 1974 armistice, to the…