For the 10th time: Russia vetoes UN action on Syria

Russia blocks U.S.-drafted resolution to renew an international inquiry into who is to blame for chemical weapons attacks in Syria.Ben Ariel, 11/17/2017, 1:04 AM

UN to vote on extending Syria chemical weapons probe

Security Council to vote on American resolution extending international probe on Syrian chemical weapons. Russia could veto.Ben Ariel, 11/16/2017, 5:35 AM

US security officials arrive in Israel to discuss Syria border

Israeli security officials meet with US counterparts to discuss Syria cease-fire deal which would leave Iranian forces 3 miles from border.JTA, 11/14/2017, 4:25 PM

US-Russia ceasefire could leave Iran forces 3 miles from Israel

Newest cease-fire agreement in Syria would allow Iranian-backed militias to keep positions close to border with Israel.JTA, 11/13/2017, 4:40 PM

ISIS recaptures town in eastern Syria

ISIS recaptures Albu Kamal from Syrian army, just two days after being pushed out.Ben Ariel, 11/12/2017, 5:07 AM

Syrian army enters last ISIS stronghold

Syrian troops and allied militiamen enter town of Albu Kamal, edge closer to ousting ISIS.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/9/2017, 4:35 AM

Golan Druze breach Israeli security fence

Dozens of Druze residents break through security barrier, head towards Syrian village under rebel attack.David Rosenberg, 11/3/2017, 2:49 PM

Israel vows to protect embattled Syrian village from rebels

IDF pledges to intervene in Syrian civil war to 'prevent capture, occupation' of Druze town by rebel forces after suicide bomber kills 9.David Rosenberg, 11/3/2017, 2:09 PM

Israeli wounded by Syrian gunfire in Golan Heights

Resident of Golan Heights hit by gunfire from Syria. IDF spokesperson says incident likely case of stray fire from Syrian civil war.David Rosenberg, 11/3/2017, 12:37 PM

Syrian army recaptures Deir Ezzor from ISIS

Syrian monitor says Syrian army captures city of Deir Ezzor from ISIS in a Russian-backed operation.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/3/2017, 2:08 AM

IDF, Christian ministries secret lifesaving mission in Syria

Israel partners with Christian ministry on secret medical mission to save lives deep in Syria.Mordechai Sones, 10/30/2017, 10:32 PM

Syria denies being responsible for sarin attack

Syria claims UN report accusing it of using sarin gas in Khan Sheikhun is a "falsification of the truth".Elad Benari, Canada, 10/27/2017, 10:40 PM

Russia vetoes resolution on Syria chemical weapons

Russia vetoes UN resolution that would have extended mandate of a panel investigating who is behind chemical weapons attacks in Syria.Ben Ariel, 10/25/2017, 3:12 AM

Report: 10 ISIS terrorists killed in suspected Israeli airstrike

Syrian human rights group says terrorists killed near Golan border by Israeli airstrike.AFP, 10/23/2017, 7:43 PM

Syria urges UN to take 'decisive steps' against Israel

Syria complains to UN after IDF retaliates for spillover from Syrian civil war.Elad Benari, 10/22/2017, 5:44 AM

Foreign citizen wounded in southern Golan Heights

Foreign citizen lightly wounded from gunfire which hit a field clinic near the border with Syria.Elad Benari, 10/11/2017, 1:04 AM

Israeli hospital gets grant to aid Syrian kids with hearing loss

Israeli philanthropist Morris Kahn donates large sum to Ziv Medical Center to treat Syrian refugee children with hearing loss.JTA, 10/10/2017, 6:38 PM

Liberman: Assad has won in Syria

Israeli Defense Minister says countries which sought to oust Bashar al-Assad now cozying up to Syrian dictator.AFP, 10/3/2017, 7:55 PM

3,000 killed in Syria in September

Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says September was the deadliest month this year in the country's civil war.Ben Ariel, 10/2/2017, 4:14 AM

Putin: Conditions exist for end of Syria war

Russian President visits Turkey, agrees with Erdogan on de-escalation zone in Syria's Idlib province.Ben Ariel, 9/29/2017, 2:14 AM

UN: Syrian gov't used chemical weapons dozens of times

UN war crimes investigators say Syrian government forces have used chemical weapons more than two dozen times during the civil war.Ben Ariel, 9/7/2017, 5:04 AM

France again changes position on Assad

French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian calls for transition in Syria that doesn't include Assad.Ben Ariel, Canada, 9/2/2017, 12:48 AM

Watch: US envoy tours Israeli hospital treating Syrian victims

Jason Greenblatt tours Ziv Hospital in Tzfat, where wounded Syrians are treated. 'these are the stories of Israel the world needs to hear.'Gary Willig, 8/29/2017, 10:16 PM

Netanyahu: Victory over ISIS is welcome, Iran in Syria is not

PM says meeting with Vladimir Putin was mostly about Iran's presence in Syira, meeting was important for security of both Russia and Israel.Gary Willig, 8/23/2017, 6:53 PM

'Meeting more important for Putin than for Netanyahu'

Former Israeli Ambassador to Russia says outcome of Netanyahu-Putin meeting more important for Russia than for Israel.Shimon Cohen, 8/22/2017, 7:56 PM

Assad: Western countries must cut ties with terrorism

Syrian President says countries that want to reopen embassies in Damascus must end their support for Syrian rebels.Ben Ariel, 8/21/2017, 5:05 AM

The most embarrassingly wrong book ever on the Middle East?

When it comes to the Middle East, often predictions fail because of the general incompetence of the specialists in the field. Prof. Daniel Pipes, 8/10/2017, 12:55 AM

Jordan fears Syrian demographic time bomb

Number of child brides among Syrian refugees in Jordan has skyrocketed. Hashemite Kingdom worries phenomenon could pose demographic threat.Tzvi Lev, 8/7/2017, 2:03 PM

Plotter of planned attack on Israeli soccer team killed in Syria

US-led coalition kills terrorist behind plot to commit terror attack at World Cup match between Israel and Albania.AFP, 8/3/2017, 7:47 PM

Jihadists overtake Syrian city of Idlib

Jihadist group Hayat Tahrir al-Sham takes over Idlib after rival rebels withdraw.Ben Ariel, 7/24/2017, 4:45 AM

Trump: Syria ceasefire can save many lives

Trump welcomes U.S.-Russia brokered ceasefire in southwest Syria, which monitors say has held through its first day.Elad Benari, 7/10/2017, 5:08 AM

Netanyahu: Israel welcomes 'genuine' Syria ceasefire

PM welcomes ceasefire brokered by trump and Putin, warns against Iranian military presence in Syria.JTA, 7/9/2017, 10:49 PM

U.S. and Russia agree on Syria ceasefire

United States and Russia reach agreement on a ceasefire in southwest Syria.Elad Benari, Canada, 7/7/2017, 9:11 PM

Syria announces temporary ceasefire

Syrian army suspends combat operations in southern Syria until new round of peace talks begin in Kazakhstan.Ben Ariel, 7/4/2017, 4:07 AM

'US ready to defend allies in Syria against Assad's allies'

Senior officer aboard US aircraft carrier docked off of Haifa says focus on ISIS, but US will protect allies from any threat.AFP, 7/3/2017, 8:59 PM

Netherlands: Don't travel to Golan

Dutch Foreign Ministry cites recent rocket attacks on Golan as reason for stopping citizens from visiting the site.Gary Willig, 7/2/2017, 10:18 PM

Liberman: We will respond harshly to any 'spillover'

Defense Minister says Israel will not accept Iranian role in Syria following defeat of ISIS.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/2/2017, 6:07 PM

IDF destroys cannon belonging to Syrian regime

IDF retaliates to latest incident of "spillover" from Syrian civil war, destroys cannon belonging to the Syrian army.Kobi Finkler, 7/2/2017, 5:39 AM

Syria: OPCW report is 'false,' relies on 'terrorist' testimony

Syrian Foreign Ministry tells Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons that their report is 'the creation of a sick mind.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/1/2017, 8:46 PM

OPCW confirms sarin was used in Syria gas attack

Chemical weapons watchdog confirms sarin nerve gas was used in April 4 attack, stops short of naming the responsible party.Elad Benari, Canada, 7/1/2017, 2:19 AM

IDF strikes Syrian army post

Israeli aircraft strike Syrian army post after latest incident of "spillover" from Syria's civil war into the Golan Heights.Elad Benari, Canada, 6/30/2017, 8:12 PM

Syrian 'spillover' rocket hits Golan Heights - again

Syrian rocket explodes in Golan Heights.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/30/2017, 2:45 PM

Rocket in the Golan, terrorist attack in Hevron

More spillover from Syrian Civil War as armed terrorist attacks IDF soldiers in Hevron. The terrorist was neutralized.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/28/2017, 10:07 PM

Watch: Sniper's bizarre reaction after bullet barely misses her

An astonishing video shows a Kurdish sniper laugh after a bullet fired by an ISIS terrorist strikes right next to her. Shock or bravery?Gary Willig, 6/28/2017, 3:23 PM

Activity at Syrian base where chemical attack originated

Activity associated with chemical weapons spotted by US intelligence as President warns Assad preparing new chemical weapons attackGary Willig, 6/27/2017, 5:46 PM

Trump admin: Assad planning mass chemical weapons attack

White House says Syria preparing for massacre of civilians using chemical weapons, warns Assad he will 'pay a heavy price'.David Rosenberg, 6/27/2017, 8:11 AM

Tillerson, Lavrov discuss Syria

Russian Foreign Minister speaks with Secretary of State, urges him to prevent "provocations" against Syrian government forces.Ben Ariel, 6/27/2017, 3:37 AM

IDF hits Syrian army following mortar fire

For second time this weekend, IDF responds to stray mortar fire hitting Israel with targeted strikes on Syrian army targets.David Rosenberg, 6/25/2017, 9:50 PM

Stray mortar fire from Syria hits Israel

Mortar shells fired from Syria explode inside Israeli Golan Heights. IDF says mortar fire was not directed at Israel.Uzi Baruch, 6/25/2017, 4:24 PM

Macron: No 'legitimate successor' to Assad

French President says France no longer considers Assad's departure a precondition to resolving civil war.Ben Ariel, 6/22/2017, 2:07 AM

Australia halts Syria air operations after Russian threat

Russian threat to shoot down coalition aircraft gets results as Australia 'temporarily ceases' air operations in Syria.Gary Willig, 6/20/2017, 8:00 PM

US shoots down Iranian drone over Syria

Iranian drone deemed a threat as it approached training baseGary Willig, 6/20/2017, 7:25 PM

Netanyahu denies Israel is aiding Syrian rebels

Prime Minister denies Wall Street Journal report claiming Israel regularly provides financial aid to rebel groups in Syria.Elad Benari, 6/20/2017, 6:37 AM

Report: Only 1 out of 7 Iranian missiles reached its target

Israeli report says 3 missiles failed to even reach Syrian territory, 3 others missed their targets entirely.Gary Willig, 6/19/2017, 9:38 PM

'US pilots will not hesitate to defend themselves'

American officials say US will not alter operations in Syria amid Russian threat to treat US aircraft as military targets.Gary Wilig, 6/19/2017, 8:17 PM

"I have one message to Iran: Do not threaten Israel"

PM responds to Iranian missile strikes in Syria.AFP, 6/19/2017, 7:28 PM

Russia threatens to shoot down US aircraft

Moscow threatens coalition aircraft in Syria after US fighter shoots down Syrian plane.Gary Willig, 6/19/2017, 5:26 PM