Putin 'convinced' Assad didn't use chemical weapons

Russian President dismisses any suggestion that Syrian President was behind April chemical attack.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 5/31/2017, 2:02 AM

Mattis: We'll defend our troops

The U.S. is not deepening its role in Syria's civil war but will act defensively when needed, says Defense Secretary Jim Mattis.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/19/2017, 2:07 AM

'Time to eliminate Assad'

Kulanu Minister Gen. Yoav Galant says time has come to be rid of Syrian dictator, crush Iranian regime.Hezki Baruch, 5/16/2017, 1:16 PM

Assad vows to continue fighting

Syrian President says he will continue to fight the rebels trying to oust him.Ben Ariel, 5/12/2017, 4:35 AM

Trump urges Russia to ‘rein in’ Iran, Hezbollah in Syria

US President tells Russian foreign minister that Russia must 'rein in' Assad regime as well as Iran and Hezbollah in Syria.JTA, 5/11/2017, 7:22 PM

Trump approves weapons supplies to Kurds battling ISIS

Move likely to infuriate Turkey, which sees YPG as terrorists.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/10/2017, 4:38 AM

Report: Syria continuing to make chemical weapons

Western intelligence agency finds Syria is continuing to make chemical weapons in violation of 2013 deal.Elad Benari, 5/5/2017, 3:08 AM

Report: Putin, Trump agree on Syria safe zones

Russian President says he and US President Donald Trump agree on establishment of safe zones to protect Syrian civilians.Gary Willig, 5/4/2017, 3:45 PM

Netanyahu: I told Putin we would cooperate or we would clash

PM Netanyahu recounts how he and Russian President Vladimir Putin began military coordination over Syria, preventing military incidents.Gary Willig, 5/3/2017, 5:29 PM

Iran: We'll continue to help Assad

Senior commander says Iran will provide military advisers to Syria for as long as necessary.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/3/2017, 3:38 AM

Syrian refugees in Israel?

Poll shows Israelis strongly back Trump's bombing of Syrian base after chemical attack, but are divided on accepting refugees into Israel.David Rosenberg, 4/30/2017, 8:17 PM

Russia calls for Israeli 'restraint' in Syria

Kremlin calls on all nations not to take any actions which 'undermine Syrian sovereignty.'AFP, 4/27/2017, 5:34 PM

Report: Terrorist responsible for hang glider attack killed

PFLP-GC commander responsible for murder of 6 IDF soldiers killed in Syria. Arab outlets claim Israeli involvement in terrorist's death.David Rosenberg, 4/25/2017, 1:37 PM

U.S. sanctions Syria following chemical weapons attack

Treasury sanctions employees of Syrian research center following chemical weapons attack in Idlib.Ben Ariel, 4/25/2017, 5:45 AM

Mortar shells explode in the Golan

Three mortar shells from Syria explode in the Golan Heights. IDF retaliates.Elad Benari, Canada, 4/21/2017, 8:13 PM

Dozens of children killed in Syria bombing

Nearly 70 children killed in suicide bombing on buses carrying evacuees away from fighting.AFP, 4/16/2017, 10:27 PM

White House: Future Syria strikes not out of the question

White House spokesman: U.S. could carry out future military strikes on Syria if its government uses chemical weapons on citizens.Ben Ariel, Canada, 4/10/2017, 10:27 PM

Khamenei: Attack in Syria was 'strategic mistake'

Iran’s Supreme Leader condemns American missile in Syria, warns the U.S. will suffer from terrorism.Ben Ariel, 4/10/2017, 6:14 AM

Miracle in the Golan

'A few inches more and the bullet would have hit her spine,' says father of Aviya Frankel, the Israeli girl wounded by Syrian gunfire.Shimon Cohen, 4/9/2017, 5:57 PM

'No political solution in Syria if Assad remains'

Ambassador Nikki Haley says she doesn't see a political solution in Syria until Assad is out of power.Elad Benari, 4/9/2017, 5:58 AM

Pence thanks Netanyahu for Israel's support

Vice President Pence thanks Netanyahu for Israel's strong support for the American action in Syria.Elad Benari, Canada, 4/7/2017, 8:44 PM

Likud minister: Syria strike made US regional leader once again

Transportation Minister says US strike in Syria 'restores US leadership' to the Mideast, fundamentally alters balance of power.Cnaan Liphshiz, 4/7/2017, 2:06 PM

Israel, NATO powers back US strikes in Syria

US allies praise "courageous" decision to launch air strikes against Assad regime. PM says decision sends message to Iran and North Korea.Gary Willig, 4/7/2017, 1:49 PM

'Missile strikes in Syria a serious blow to US-Russia relations'

Russia suspends information-sharing agreement with US, calls strikes 'act of aggression', says they 'destroy' future of US-Russia relations.David Rosenberg, 4/7/2017, 12:50 PM

Israeli girl wounded by Syrian gunfire

Girl in Golan Heights struck by gunfire from Syria.Kobi Finkler, 4/7/2017, 11:25 AM

7 dead in US strikes on Syria

Seven dead, nine injured in US missile strikes on Syria. Opposition groups claim Syrian general among the dead.David Rosenberg, 4/7/2017, 10:58 AM

U.S. intelligence: Assad kept some of his chemical weapons

U.S. intelligence agencies suspect Syrian President kept chemical weapons he agreed to surrender in 2013.Elad Benari, 4/7/2017, 3:36 AM

Tillerson: Coalition forming to pressure Assad

Secretary of State says steps are underway on international coalition to pressure Syrian President.Ben Ariel, 4/7/2017, 12:05 AM

Yad Vashem head calls for Syria intervention

Chairman of Israel's Holocaust museum calls on world powers to act to end atrocities committed in Syrian civil war after chemical attack.JTA, 4/6/2017, 6:47 PM

ISIS conducts mass execution in Syria

Islamic terror group butchers 33 people with 'sharp tools' in mass execution in Syria.David Rosenberg, 4/6/2017, 5:07 PM

'Where are you, Arab traitors?'

Arab-Israeli journalist Lucy Aharish blasts 'traitorous' Arab leaders for turning a blind eye to the suffering of civilians in Syria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/6/2017, 3:19 PM

'We cannot ignore the situation in Syria'

Minister Uri Ariel says Israel should lead the humanitarian effort to treat Syrian civilians.Hezki Baruch, 4/6/2017, 4:34 AM

'The world has been silent on Syria for 6 years'

MK Avi Dichter tells Arutz Sheva that Israel should not intervene in Syria.Hezki Baruch, 4/6/2017, 3:15 AM

Tillerson: Russia should rethink its support of Assad

Secretary of State calls on Russia to think carefully about its support for Syrian President in light of chemical weapons attack.Ben Ariel, 4/6/2017, 1:07 AM

UN: Chemical weapons attack victims show signs of nerve agent

World Health Organization says victims of Syrian chemical attack show symptoms of exposure to nerve agents.AFP, 4/5/2017, 9:39 PM

'Israel can help end Syrian civil war'

Deputy FM says Israel has done well to stay out of Syrian civil war militarily, but can help bring conflict to an end diplomatically.Gary Willig, 4/5/2017, 4:55 PM

Hamas: Stop the bloodshed in Syria

Hamas condemns chemical attack in Syria's Idlib province.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/5/2017, 5:43 AM

Sarin may have been used in Syria attack

United States believes sarin was used in attack in Idlib province.Ben Ariel, 4/5/2017, 1:07 AM

Chemical attack in Syria

At least 100 killed in chemical weapons attack in northern Syrian city of Idlib.David Rosenberg, 4/4/2017, 11:49 AM

Haley: Syrians don't want Assad as their leader

Ambassador Nikki Haley says the United States does not believe that Syrians people Assad as their leader.Ben Ariel, 4/4/2017, 5:13 AM

Haley: Removing Assad no longer our priority

American ambassador to the UN says Syrian President's removal is not a priority for Trump administration.Ben Ariel, 3/31/2017, 1:08 AM

Israel treats more than 2,600 wounded Syrians

IDF says Israel has treated more than 2,600 Syrians wounded in the civil war which has raged across its northern neighbor since 2011.AFP, 3/14/2017, 8:27 PM

Aleppo family claims to be Jewish, calls on Israel to help them

Members of a family in the besieged Syrian city of Aleppo have called on Israel to help them leave the country, claiming Jewish heritage.JTA, 3/5/2017, 9:18 PM

UN: Both sides guilty of war crimes in Aleppo

UN commission finds that both Syrian rebels as well as the regime are guilty of war crimes in Aleppo.Elad Benari, 3/2/2017, 4:44 AM

Russia and China veto resolution on Syria sanctions

Russia and China veto UN resolution that would have imposed sanctions on Syria over chemical weapons.Elad Benari, 3/1/2017, 5:44 AM

Russia to veto UN resolution on Syria chemical weapons

Russia ready to veto draft resolution calling for sanctions against Syria over the use of chemical weapons on civilians.Elad Benari, Canada, 2/24/2017, 9:58 PM

Security Council to vote on Syria sanctions

Security Council likely to vote on resolution sanctioning Syrian officials over chemical weapons attacks as early as next week.Elad Benari, 2/24/2017, 3:13 AM

McCain secretly visits Syria

Senator McCain visits Kurdish-held region of Syria, meets United States military officials.Ben Ariel, 2/23/2017, 5:39 AM

CIA aid to Syrian rebels frozen after jihadist attack

CIA-coordinated military aid for rebels in Syria frozen since they came under Islamist attack last month.Ben Ariel, 2/23/2017, 4:13 AM

Efrat teens collect supplies for Syrian babies

Efrat residents donate supplies for Syrian babies, teens collect, sort donations.Ido Ben Porat, 2/22/2017, 11:09 AM

Report: 1,000 Palestinian Arabs have fled from Syria to Gaza

Nearly 3,500 Palestinian Arabs have been killed in Syrian Civil War. Nearly 80,000 flee to Europe. 1,000 flee to Gaza.Gary Willig, 2/20/2017, 5:55 PM

Syria denies using chemical weapons

Syria's government says Human Rights Watch's claims it used chemical weapons in Aleppo are "fabricated".Ben Ariel, 2/16/2017, 5:05 AM

Report: Syrian government used chemical weapons in Aleppo

Human Rights Watch says Syrian government forces carried out at least eight chemical attacks in Aleppo.Elad Benari, 2/14/2017, 4:16 AM

Assad: Some of the refugees are 'terrorists'

Syrian President asserts that some of the millions of refugees who have fled his country conflict are "terrorists".Ben Ariel, Canada, 2/10/2017, 9:17 PM

Tank shell from Syria lands in Golan

Tank shell from Syria fighting lands in Israel. No casualties reported., 2/8/2017, 10:33 PM

Syrian Foreign Minister calls on refugees to return to Syria

Foreign Minister of the Assad regime calls upon Syrian refugees who fled the carnage of the country’s civil war to come back to Syria.Tal Polon, 1/31/2017, 9:00 AM

Israel to accept 100 children from Syria

Israel to accept 100 orphans from Syria, the first time it is accepting refugees from the Syrian Civil War.Gary Willig, 1/25/2017, 9:38 PM