Middle East

Filipino force defied UN commander in Golan crisis

Military officials led by military chief Gen. Grgorio Pio Catapang (C), Defense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin (2nd R), Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert Del Roasario (L) monitoring the situation of the Philippine peacekeeping forces in a standoff with Syrian rebels at the Golan Heights, at the defense headquarters in Manila, Philippines August 30, 2014. (AFP Photo/AFP-PAO)





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