The American Exodus from Syria

Israel would, of course, much prefer that the American forces remain in Syria, but their pullout is far from a tragedy and even provides a window of opportunity.Dr. Mordechai Kedar, 12/29/2018, 7:30 PM

Will there ever be justice for minority victims in the Islamic world?

The indifference of the international community is leading to the ethnic cleansing of minorities from the Islamic world. Rachel Avraham, 8/28/2018, 12:36 AM

Donald Trump, Syria and the prevention of Genocide

The implications of a hasty US withdrawal from Syria.Prof. Louis René Beres, 4/16/2018, 10:39 AM

Trump's Mideast strategy rejects anti-Israel theory of linkage

Trump’s strategy realignment is refreshing – especially in its rejection of certain foreign policy doctrines that unfairly single out Israel and draw surreptitious inspiration from classical anti-Semitic themes and stereotypes. Op-ed. Matthew M. Hausman, J.D., 2/9/2018, 11:20 AM

The Devil’s Triangle: At-Tanf/Abu Kamal/Ar Rusafah

Next month’s military victors in the battle for this strategic triangle will dictate decades of future conflict, or future peace in the Middle East and the world. Mark Langfan, 5/19/2017, 12:05 PM

Trump strikes Assad and sends the world a message

The world will never be the same after President Donald Trump ordered the military to take action against Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad. Jack Engelhard, 4/7/2017, 6:59 AM

The missile, the poison gas and the sheer effrontery

Donald Trump is facing his first international test. And if he passes it, the US will be on the way back to its former glory.Dr. Mordechai Kedar, 4/5/2017, 8:05 PM

The United Nations must militarily confront Islamic State and Al-Nusra

Will Russia take advantage of October? David Singer, 10/6/2016, 10:02 AM

Syria regime advances south of Aleppo, threatens new siege

Syrian government forces advanced on Sunday south of Aleppo as they pushed to once again encircle rebel neighborhoods and reimpose a siege.AFP, 9/4/2016, 2:48 PM

Turkey ramps up Syria offensive

Dozens of people were killed in Turkish bombardment in Syria on Sunday in its offensive against ISIS and Kurdish fighters.AFP, 8/28/2016, 5:22 PM

Syria brutality enabled by anti-Israel double standards

The violence in Syria has become routine. The UN focuses on alleged Palestinian deaths rather than on the enormous number of Syrian civilian killings. Noah Beck, 8/24/2016, 6:24 PM

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

More than 300 civilians dead in recent Aleppo violence

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

Even after defeat, ISIS sows fear in Syria's Manbij

'Manbij is liberated' is scrawled on low concrete walls across the town -- but so are warnings to 'Watch out for mines.'AFP, 8/15/2016, 10:43 PM

1946 years ago vs. today

We, too, are besieged, but G-d has helped us in a special way.Rabbi Nachman Kahana, 8/14/2016, 11:31 AM

Depressing deductions from the war in Syria

The insane and endless war in Syria might as well be taking place on another planet, for all the West cares, and that is not the only lesson to be learned from the conflict.Dr. Mordechai Kedar, 5/5/2016, 11:23 PM

Twin bombings kill 46 in Syria

Newest wave of violence signals floundering of weekend peace efforts.Sara Hussein, 2/21/2016, 12:31 PM

One in ten Syrians has been killed or injured in conflict

470,000 people have been killed in the Syrian conflict which is heading into its sixth year. 85 percent of population is destitute.Raphael Poch, 2/11/2016, 10:50 AM

Over 1,000 civilians dead in Russia's Syria strikes

Russian lead airstrikes have killed over 1,000 civilians in Syria since the beginning of their involvement in September of 2015.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/20/2016, 2:55 PM

Deal to allow aid into starving Syria towns

Tens of thousands of people are in danger of starving to death in Madaya and in the Idlib region.Gil Ronen, 1/10/2016, 1:35 PM

Perfect Storm: The Implications of Middle East Chaos

Chaos theory in a world affairs context means that an endless variety of results exist.Maj. Gen. (res.) Yaacov Amidror, 7/12/2015, 8:40 AM

Syrian Death Throes

Syria's situation is bleak, no matter which way the tide of war turns. And it won't stop there.Dr. Mordechai Kedar, 5/28/2015, 3:40 PM

Bullying Australia

Islamic and Arab Countries fiddle while Syria burns. David Singer, 6/26/2014, 1:14 AM

Chief of Syria Air Defenses Killed

General Hussein Ishaq struck down in Mleiha, in 'important psychological blow' to the regime.Gil Ronen, 5/18/2014, 5:47 PM

The Washington Report on the Middle East is a Joke

This is not a Purim article, unfortunately. Daniel Greenfield, 3/10/2014, 6:37 AM

Report Claims Evidence of Organ Harvesting in Syria

Free Syrian Army tells Al-Arabiya that Assad's regime forces are harvesting prisoners' organs and selling them.Dalit Halevi, Tova Dvorin, 2/14/2014, 2:09 PM

Iran: 'Enemies of Islam Conspiring Against Us'

Iranian speaker of parliament gives interview in Tunisian media claiming West, Israel 'conspiring' against Muslims.Dalit Halevi, Tova Dvorin, 2/12/2014, 9:18 PM

Report: More than 75,000 Foreign Nationals Fight in Syria

Syrian site reveals partial statistics for number of foreign nationals fighting in Syrian Civil War.Dalit Halevi, Tova Dvorin, 2/2/2014, 9:22 AM

Arabs Hating Arabs - That's the Entire Problem

When it comes to the Arab world we simply do not know what we are doing and because of that everything we do is wrong. Jack Engelhard, 1/23/2014, 6:51 AM

Al-Jazeera Host with Rare Praise for Israel

Surprising praise for IDF on pan-Arab TV: why can’t the Syrian army learn from Israel?Maayan Miskin, 1/19/2014, 4:04 PM

Syria: Nearly 500 Dead in Rebel Infighting

85 civilians among the dead as Al-Qaeda-linked Islamists clash with fellow rebel groups.Maayana Miskin, 1/12/2014, 11:40 AM

Red Cross: 500,000 Wounded in Syria

ICRC report says those in need of aid often don't receive it; urges rebel factions and Assad's forces to ensure aid gets to those in need.Tova Dvorin, 12/22/2013, 3:09 PM

Syria: Horrific Abuse in Secret Al Qaeda Prisons

Amnesty International warns of torture, murder in Al Qaeda-affiliated prisons. Children among the victims.Maayana Miskin, 12/19/2013, 3:30 PM

Syria War Has Killed More than 11,000 Children, Finds New Report

More than 11,000 children have died in Syria's civil war, says a British think-tank.Elad Benari, 11/25/2013, 6:15 AM

Syria: Over 160 Dead in 2-Day Battle

Rebels in Damascus have been struggling to break a blockade by forces loyal to President al-Assad.Gil Ronen, 11/24/2013, 9:11 PM

Video: Kids under Fire in Damascus

Children were being interviewed about injuries they witnessed when a bomb fell nearby.Dalit Halevy, 11/24/2013, 8:22 PM

Video: 'We Will Fly the Islamic Flag Over the White House'

Rare footage shows western Islamists fighting for Al Qaeda in Syrian Civil War; aim to put US, Israel, UK under Islamic rule.Tova Dvorin and Ari Soffer, 11/13/2013, 10:01 PM

Report: Hezbollah Preparing for 'Battle for Damascus'

Was Hezbollah "withdrawal" a diversion? Terror group reportedly preparing for massive battle around Damascus.Maayana Miskin, 10/31/2013, 1:00 PM

Dramatic Footage: Staring Down the Barrel in Syria

Cameraman captures moment that his position is destroyed by the Syrian army.Dalit Halevy, Maayana Miskin, 10/29/2013, 7:22 PM

"The MOIS Station Chief" in the White House

It seems Obama is ignoring the alleged betrayal of US and Israel by Turkey. What can explain that? Mark Langfan, 10/22/2013, 8:14 AM

Doctor: Syrian Snipers Target Babies in the Womb

British doctor says snipers hired by Assad are deliberately killing unborn babies.Maayana Miskin, 10/20/2013, 10:22 AM

Syrian Intelligence Chief Dies in Clashes

Syria loses senior intelligence officer to a rebel sniper.Maayana Miskin, 10/18/2013, 2:36 PM

Ezekiel and the Middle East

The biblical prophet predicts an awful war of bloodshed in Syria, Babylonia (Iraq), Yemen and Arabia. Libya and Egypt will also be beset by civil war, much bloodshed and death, and economic deprivation. Rabbi Berel Wein, 10/16/2013, 9:05 AM

Syria May Officially Split in Two

Syrian opposition weighs independent government on territory conquered from Assad.Dalit Halevy, Maayana Miskin, 10/8/2013, 5:32 PM

‘Iran Forced Hezbollah to Fight in Syria’

Former senior Hezbollah leader says the group opposed involvement in Syria – but Iran forced it to join fighting.Maayana Miskin, 10/6/2013, 11:09 AM

UN Watch Slams UN ‘Apathy, Banality’ on Syria

UN watchdog group slams the UN over its reaction to Syria attacks – and continued focus on Israel.Maayana Miskin, 9/12/2013, 2:07 PM

NGO: Syrian Air Strike on Field Hospital Kills 11

At least 11 people, including a doctor, were killed in an air strike on a field hospital in Al-Bab, Syria.Kochava Rozenbaum, 9/12/2013, 1:13 AM

UN: 'Syrian Regime Behind Eight Massacres.'

A U.N. Commission investigating human rights abuses in Syria has blamed the Syrian regime for eight separate massacres.Adam Ross, 9/11/2013, 3:26 PM

15-year-old Syrian Girl Released from Ziv Medical Center

The teen was hospitalized for six weeks in Israel after incurring massive injuries from an explosion in Syria.Kochava Rozenbaum , 9/4/2013, 12:43 AM

"Ball of Confusion: That's What the World is Today"

Obama's policies have lost America its standing in the world.Jerry Sobol, Israel Advocate, 9/3/2013, 12:38 AM

Why America Must Act in Syria

The United States must act decisively in Syria or risk losing its credibility. Assad has more reason to fear Israel than Israel has to fear a Syrian strike.Ari Lieberman, 8/30/2013, 11:00 AM

Syria: Life and Death in the Camera’s Eye

Syrian rebels release video of soldiers’ attempt to escape after their tank takes a direct hit., 8/28/2013, 1:43 AM

Four Syrians Hospitalized in Tzfat

Eight-year-old girl among Syrians brought to a hospital in Israel after they were wounded in the civil war.Gil Ronen, 7/23/2013, 1:54 PM

Dempsey: U.S. Mulling Use of Force in Syria

Attacking in Syria “is under deliberation inside of our agencies of government,” general tells SenateGil Ronen, 7/18/2013, 9:06 PM

Netanyahu: We Anticipate a Deterioration

Israeli leaders expect regional stability to deteriorate, PM says., 5/29/2013, 1:30 PM

Report: 'Solid Proof' of Assad's Chemical Weapons Use

Reporters returned from Syria with samples of weapons used by President Bashar Assad’s army.Maayana Miskin, 5/28/2013, 12:30 PM

Lebanon: Rockets Hit Hizbullah Neighborhood

Two rockets explode in Hizbullah-dominated southern Beirut, injuring at least four people.Maayana Miskin, 5/26/2013, 9:26 AM