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U.S.: Unclear if Russia stopped using Iranian base

State Dept. acknowledges reports that Russia ended its use of an Iranian air base to strike Syria, says it's unclear if they are true.Ben Ariel, 8/23/2016, 3:43 AM

UN official blasts 'sinful' carnage in Aleppo

UN top aid official Stephen O'Brien voices anger at world powers' inability to agree on a truce to allow aid into Syria's second city.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/23/2016, 2:16 AM

Israel strikes Syria

After mortar fire landed in the Golan Heights, the Israeli Air Force struck back.Rachel Kaplan, 8/22/2016, 9:16 PM

Iran blocks Russia for 'showing off'

Iran has ended Russia's use of an Iranian air base, says Russia will need to ask "permission" for future use.AFP, 8/22/2016, 3:31 PM

Truce in Hasakeh? Kurds deny a deal was reached

Syria's military says a truce deal was reached with the Kurds in the city of Hasakeh, while Kurdish source says talks are still ongoing.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/22/2016, 3:12 AM

Syrian pound drops sharply against US dollar

The value of the Syrian pound fell sharply over the weekend due to petroleum shortage as a result the war ravaging the country.AFP, 8/21/2016, 5:48 PM

Kurds advance in Syria city after mediation fails

Kurdish forces fighting regime troops in city of Hasakeh, while cooperating in other arenas against ISIS, as convoluted civil war continues.AFP, 8/21/2016, 1:20 PM

More than 300 civilians dead in Aleppo

More than 300 civilians have been killed in a three-week surge of fighting and bombardment in devastated city of Aleppo.AFP, 8/20/2016, 9:31 PM

U.S. scrambles jets to protect advisers in Syria

Fighters sent to protect U.S. advisers working with Kurdish forces after Syrian regime jets bombed the area.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 8/19/2016, 9:20 PM

Russia: We did not bomb this boy's home

Russia says the viral Aleppo video shows a neighborhood out of bounds for its pilots, suggests rebel home-made rockets are to blame.AFP, 8/19/2016, 2:04 PM

Watch: Too shocked to cry

An Aleppo boy sits alone and bloodied in an ambulance while rescue workers try to save his family from their bombed home.AFP, 8/19/2016, 7:12 AM

Russia in Syria: We will honor the UN 'pause'

Russia has announced its intent to join a proposed UN weekly ceasefire to aid civilians embroiled in the Syrian conflict.AFP, 8/18/2016, 6:10 PM

Wounded boy becomes latest symbol of Syrian war

Syrian child recovered from rubble after air raid in Aleppo becomes latest internet sensation symbolizing human cost of ongoing civil war.David Rosenberg, 8/18/2016, 11:36 AM

Amnesty denounces abuse in Syrian jails

Amnesty International says Syrian authorities are committing torture on a "massive scale" in government prisons.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/18/2016, 5:15 AM

How was wounded Syrian hurt by Israeli weapon?

Israeli doctors surprised to discover that a wounded Syrian had been injured by an Israeli weapon.Ben Ariel, 8/18/2016, 4:44 AM

'Russian bombing from Iran unfortunate'

United States bemoans Russia's use of an Iranian air base to launch a bombing raid in Syria, but says Moscow gave an advance warning.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/17/2016, 3:46 AM

'Aleppo one of most devastating modern conflicts'

Russia, U.S., ISIS, Hezbollah, Syria and others battle at expense of suffering civilian population.Hillel Fendel, 8/16/2016, 12:24 PM

Russian warplanes bomb Syria from Iranian base

Russian Defense Ministry announces that Russian air force used an Iranian base for an airstrike against Jihadist forces in Syria.AFP, 8/16/2016, 12:05 PM

Russia close to joining forces with U.S. in Aleppo

Russian Defense Minister says his country is close to joining forces with the United States around Syria's ravaged second city.AFP, 8/16/2016, 4:42 AM

More than 30 Syrians killed in ISIS suicide blast

ISIS claims responsibility for suicide bombing that claimed the lives of 32 rebels near Turkey-Syria border.AFP, 8/15/2016, 9:46 PM

Dozens dead as warplanes pound north Syria

Russian and Syrian regime batter rebel-controlled areas in Aleppo and surrounding areas, killing at least 45 civilians.Layal Abou Rahal-AFP, 8/14/2016, 9:31 PM

ISIS frees hundreds of 'human shields' in Syria

ISIS releases hundreds of civilians they used as human shields while fleeing a crumbling stronghold in northern Syria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/14/2016, 6:35 AM

ISIS abducts 2,000 civilians in north Syria

ISIS jihadists kidnap around 2,000 civilians to use as "human shields" in Manbij.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 8/13/2016, 12:58 AM

Saudi women, children, caught trying to join ISIS

Authorities returned three women and seven children to Saudi Arabia, after they attempted to cross into Syria to join ISIS.AFP, 8/12/2016, 2:37 PM

France concerned over chemical attack in Syria

France alarmed at reports of a deadly chemical attack in the Syrian battleground city of Aleppo.Elad Benari, 8/12/2016, 5:13 AM

Russia searching for solutions for war-torn Aleppo

Russia is considering expanding a three-hour daily ceasefire in Aleppo. UN: A 48-hour halt in fighting was needed to bring in aid.AFP, 8/11/2016, 7:01 PM

Syrian civil war coming to a head in Aleppo

Regime and rebel forces dig in for protracted battle in battered Aleppo, formerly the economic and cultural crown jewel of the country.Sammy Ketz, 8/10/2016, 11:53 AM

UN: Two million at risk of siege in Aleppo

UN demands "humanitarian pause" in fighting between regime forces and rebels in Aleppo so as to bring in food and medical supplies.AFP, 8/9/2016, 12:23 PM

US-backed fighters savor Manbij victory over ISIS

Victorious Kurdish forces root out final ISIS vestiges after bloody battle for city of Manbij.AFP, 8/8/2016, 6:10 PM

Rebel alliance launches battle to retake Aleppo

"Army of Conquest" announces the start of a battle to recapture the whole of Aleppo.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/8/2016, 3:14 AM

Fighting in Aleppo after rebels 'break siege'

Siege of Aleppo partially lifted after rebel groups break through regime forces, now other areas in danger of encirclement by rebels.Maya Gebeily - AFP, 8/7/2016, 5:10 PM

Russian drone invaded Israeli airspace

Putin admits drone which entered Israeli airspace was Russian, not Syrian. Despite three attempts, IDF failed to shoot down the aircraft.David Rosenberg, 8/7/2016, 9:34 AM

Syria: At least 10 killed in air strikes in Idlib

Barrage of air strikes near a hospital in northwestern Syria kills at least 10 civilians.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/7/2016, 6:38 AM

Russia fires back at Obama's criticism on Syria

Russia accuses Washington of lacking trust in Moscow and not behaving as a true partner.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 8/5/2016, 10:18 PM

Obama: Putin can't be trusted on Syria

U.S. President vows to crush ISIS in Iraq and Syria, but says he doubts Russian President can be trusted in helping.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/5/2016, 5:13 AM

UN hopes for progress in days for Syria talks

The UN voiced hope Thursday that developments "in the next few days" could pave the way for new Syria peace talks.AFP, 8/4/2016, 4:45 PM

OPCW concerned over chlorine attack near Aleppo

Chemical weapons watchdog voices concern over reports of a chlorine gas attack in which 24 people were injured.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/4/2016, 6:45 AM

Syrian regime forces close in on Aleppo

Syrian regime forces, backed by heavy Russian air raids, recaptured hilltops and villages on the southwest edges of Aleppo.Rachel Kaplan, 8/3/2016, 1:30 PM

Jihadist rebels repelled from Aleppo

Fierce fighting between Russian forces and rebels continues after rebels attempted to invade Aleppo overnight.AFP, 8/2/2016, 12:13 PM

Kerry helpless as Russia refuses to rein in Assad

John Kerry calls on Russia to 'restrain' Assad's war campaigns on the date they had planned to meet at the negotiating table.AFP, 8/2/2016, 8:40 AM

Syria: Rebel shelling kills 28 civilians in Aleppo

Shells fired by Syrian rebel groups kills at least 28 civilians in southwestern districts in Aleppo.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/2/2016, 4:14 AM

5 killed as Russian military chopper downed

Russian helicopter gunned down outside of Aleppo, Syria following 'humanitarian mission'. All aboard were killed.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/1/2016, 2:08 PM

UN invites Syria to new peace talks

UN deputy Syria envoy invites Damascus to new peace talks with the opposition at the end of August.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/1/2016, 4:11 AM

Jihadists launch offensive in Aleppo

Jihadist forces allied to rebels attack regime forces south and southwest of Aleppo.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/1/2016, 1:12 AM

Syria: Maternity ward bombed in Idlib

Maternity hospital supported by Save the Children bombed in Syria's northwestern Idlib province, causing casualties and damage.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 7/29/2016, 10:55 PM

Calls grow for Syria regime to end Aleppo siege

Aid agencies urgently call on Bashar al-Assad regime to allow for supplies and civilians to come in and out of the besieged city.AFP, 7/29/2016, 2:09 PM

Is Russia a better friend to Israel than the U.S.?

Israeli jets attacked Russian-protected Syria this week. Would U.S. have allowed the same?Hillel Fendel, 7/28/2016, 11:17 AM

Int'l coalition to investigate civilian deaths

International coalition fighting ISIS opens investigation into air strikes near Manbij which may have claimed civilian lives.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/28/2016, 5:14 AM

UN envoys eyes August date for new Syria talks

UN's Syria envoy, Staffan de Mistura, voices hope that peace talks could restart next month.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/27/2016, 5:08 AM

'I am a Syrian Jew'

Syrian Jewish refugee in Sweden talks of his experience growing up as a Syrian Jew, and his desire to return, one day, to Syria.Tal Polon, 7/26/2016, 10:59 PM

Car bomb in Damascus wounds several people

Car bomb blast hits area of Damascus housing several government buildings.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/26/2016, 4:43 AM

Syrian mortar shell strikes Golan Heights

Mortar shell believed to be spillover from Syrian civil war, but IDF says it holds Assad regime responsible for any such incident.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/25/2016, 8:41 PM

Rocket fire kills at least 8 in Syrian capital

Fighting continues in bloody Syrian civil war, as rebel forces fire rockets into the heart of Damascus, killing 8 and wounding 20.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/24/2016, 9:42 PM

UN pleads for weekly 48-hour truce in Syria's Alep

The UN called for a 48-hour truce in besieged Aleppo, Syria, in order to send aid to the civilians.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/21/2016, 5:18 PM

Al Qaeda in Syria executes 14 regime fighters

Executions carried out in response to regime incursion on rebel-held territory near Damascus.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/21/2016, 3:07 PM

Syria activists protest over fatal coalition raids

After airstrikes by US-led coalition kill at least 56 civilians near ISIS-held Manbij, Syrian activists call for worldwide protest.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/21/2016, 11:51 AM

Syrian opposition calls to stop air strikes

Syria's opposition appeals to coalition fighting ISIS to halt its air strikes after dozens of civilians killed in raids.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/21/2016, 3:08 AM