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Syrian army retakes Golan Heights

The Syrian army has taken control of a UN-monitored crossing in Golan Heights, after fighting near Israeli territory reports the BBC.

Austria has decided to withdraw its peacekeepers from the crossing saying the threat had "reached an unacceptable level" after two UN peacekeepers were wounded from the fighting.

The UN said it would look for replacement troops as Austria's withdrawal would affect the mission's operational capacity.

See the BBC for full report.