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NATO: Russia in the way of solving Syrian conflict

NATO says Russia is complicating the search for a solution to the Syrian conflict by bombing moderate opposition groups.Arutz Sheva North America, 3/4/2016, 9:07 PM

Russia denies it asked Assad to step down

Spokesman for the Kremlin denies reports that Putin sent a senior intelligence official to Damascus to ask Assad to step down.Ben Ariel, Canada, 1/22/2016, 10:56 PM

Americans 'concerned' over Russian missile system in Syria

Russia's decision to deploy S-400 system to its base in Syria is raising "significant concerns" for the United States military.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/26/2015, 1:16 AM

Iran and Russia vow to oppose attempts to dump Assad

Russia and Iran will jointly oppose "external attempts" at regime change in Syria, says the Kremlin after Putin meeting with Khamenei.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/24/2015, 6:42 AM

Turkey summons Russia envoy over border bombing

Turkey summons the Russian ambassador after Russian war planes hit Syrian territory very close to the Turkish border.Arutz Sheva North America, 11/20/2015, 10:01 PM

Russia rejects UN resolution on Syrian barrel bombs

Russia says it will not back a proposed draft UN Security Council resolution aimed at stopping barrel bomb attacks in Syria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/29/2015, 2:14 AM

Putin accuses West of 'double game' with Syria terrorist groups

Russian President accuses West of declaring a fight against some Syrian groups while supporting others.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/23/2015, 1:14 AM

United States, Russia to Sign 'Understanding' on Syria

Pentagon spokesman says the United States and Russia are set to sign an understanding on how pilots can avoid each other over Syria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/20/2015, 2:43 AM

American, Russian Militaries Close to Pact on Safety in Syria

American defense official says the United States and Russia could soon sign a pact establishing safety protocols in Syria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/15/2015, 3:42 AM

American, Russian Militaries to Discuss Syria

Military commanders from Russia and the United States to discuss how to stay out of each other's way in Syria, says Defense Secretary.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/14/2015, 6:45 AM

ISIS Vows to Defeat Russia as Airstrikes Intensify

ISIS spokesman calls for Muslims to launch "jihad" against Russians and Americans.Ben Ariel, 10/14/2015, 1:16 AM

ISIS Advancing on Aleppo Despite Russian Airstrikes

ISIS fighters advance to the outskirts of Syria's second city, despite Moscow's announcement it killed hundreds of jihadists.Arutz Sheva North America, 10/9/2015, 10:35 PM

State Dept.: Most Russian Airstrikes Not Directed at ISIS

State Department spokesman says more than 90% of Russia's airstrikes in Syria have targeted so-called moderate rebels.Ben Ariel, 10/8/2015, 4:42 AM

French PM to Russia: Direct Your Airstrikes at ISIS

French Prime Minister Manuel Valls urges Russia to direct airstrikes at ISIS jihadists in Syria, echoes comments by President Hollande.Ben Ariel, Canada, 10/4/2015, 11:48 PM

Hollande Tells Putin: Attack ISIS and Only ISIS

French President tells Russian counterpart his country's airstrikes in Syria should target only the Islamic State.Ben Ariel, Canada, 10/2/2015, 11:15 PM

Syrian Sinkhole Swallowing Obama and Putin’s Credibility and Judgement

Russia and America need to concentrate on jointly destroying their common agreed enemy - Islamic State - under a UN mandated Security Council Resolution - rather than acting independently – and dangerously. David Singer, 10/2/2015, 9:04 AM

Carter: Russia 'Pouring Gasoline on the Fire'

American Defense Secretary accuses Russia of inflaming Syria's civil war following its airstrikes on targets in Homs.Ben Ariel, 10/1/2015, 5:46 AM

Nasrallah Welcomes Russian Intervention in Syria

Hezbollah leader says Russia's military buildup in Syria happened because Americans "failed" in anti-ISIS campaign.Ben Ariel, Canada, 9/25/2015, 11:00 PM

Kerry Expresses Concern Over Russian Presence in Syria

Secretary of State speaks to Russia counterpart about reports of Russia's enhanced military build-up in Syria.Ben Ariel, 9/6/2015, 4:22 AM

Assad 'Confident' of Russia's Support

Syrian President says he is confident Russia will continue supporting his embattled regime, accuses America of abandoning its allies.Ben Ariel, 8/26/2015, 1:15 AM

Syria Plays Up Ties with Iran, Russia

Syrian Foreign Minister declares outright that Tehran, Moscow have been aiding regime forces, have 'same views.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/27/2015, 5:28 PM

Elkin: Russia Understands our Red Lines

Despite outward appearances, Russia understands and respects Israeli ‘red lines’ on Iran, Syria, deputy FM says.Maayana Miskin, 6/12/2013, 11:10 AM

Kerry and Lavrov to Meet and Talk About Syria

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will meet Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in Paris for talks on Syria's conflict.Elad Benari, Canada, 5/25/2013, 12:39 AM

Lavrov: Russia Not Planning to Give Syria Advanced Weapons

Russia is not planning to supply Syria with any weapons beyond current contracts, says Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov.Elad Benari, Canada, 5/10/2013, 8:45 PM

Russian Plane Targeted by Missiles Over Syria

Unidentified assailants fired two land-to-air missiles at a Russian passenger plane carrying over 150 people when it flew over Syria.Elad Benari, 4/30/2013, 3:14 AM

Russia Sends More Arms to Prop Up Syria’s Assad

Moscow is continuing its export of military hardware to the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, the Russian government confirmed.Chana Ya'ar, 2/13/2013, 1:48 PM

Brahimi: Syrian War is Worsening by the Day

International envoy Lakhdar Brahimi says he has a peace plan that could be supported by world powers.Elad Benari, 12/31/2012, 4:44 AM

Russia: Assad Can't be Forced to Step Down

Russia admits that Syrian President will not be persuaded to quit, insists there is still a chance of finding a political solution.Elad Benari, 12/30/2012, 5:11 AM

Lavrov: Syria Acting to Consolidate Chemical Weapons

Russia's foreign minister says Syria has acted to consolidate its chemical weapons to prevent rebels capturing them.Elad Benari, 12/23/2012, 3:21 AM

Putin Denies Russia is Propping Up Assad

Russia's President denied propping up Syria's Assad but says it's up to the Syrian people to decide on their leader.Elad Benari, 12/21/2012, 2:16 AM

Syria Will Not Disrupt Lucrative Russo-Turkish Trade Relations

While the Syrian crisis has strained relations between Russia and Turkey, neither side can forego the trade relations.Amiel Ungar, 12/4/2012, 7:59 AM

Turkey Says Al-Arabiya Documents 'Fake'

Senior adviser to Turkish Prime Minister Erdogan says classified documents published Saturday by the Al-Arabiya network were fake.Elad Benari, Canada, 9/30/2012, 8:21 PM

Report: Russia Ordered Deaths of Turkish Pilots

Turkish pilots killed in Syria were reportedly taken alive then killed after consultation with Moscow.Maayana Miskin, 9/29/2012, 10:39 PM

Russia: West 'Blackmailing' Us over Syria

Moscow: Western powers threaten to cancel U.N. observer force in Syria unless military intervention is authorized.Gil Ronen, 7/16/2012, 3:03 PM

Russia Suspends Missile Contract with Syria

Russia’s main weapons producer suspends its contract with Syria to supply S-300 long-range missile systems.Elad Benari, 6/28/2012, 5:46 AM

France Says Syria in Civil War, Bypassing Sovereignty Issue

French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius uses the term civil war to defuse sovereignty issue.Amiel Ungar, 6/14/2012, 5:07 AM

UN Panel May Accuse Syrian Leaders of War Crimes

A UN commission of inquiry has quietly submitted a sealed envelope listing Syrian leaders who may be accused of crimes against humanity.Chana Ya'ar, 2/23/2012, 4:39 PM