Russian aircraft disappears in Syria

Russian military aircraft disappears during airstrike over Latakia. US official: Syrian army inadvertently shot it down.Elad Benari, 9/18/2018, 6:47 AM

Report: Israel attacks in Syria

Syrian media report that air defense systems were used against unidentified aircraft in Latakia.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/17/2018, 11:15 PM

Trump and Mattis are carrying out a grand strategy in Syria

Kurds and Arabs have formed a pincer that prevents Iran's road to the sea and it will soon be apparent that everyone, except Iran, is in favor. Mark Langfan, 5/6/2018, 1:59 PM

Russia to test new S-500 defenses in 2016

The system is said to have a range of 600 km and could simultaneously intercept up to 10 ballistic missiles.Gil Ronen, 2/2/2016, 1:32 PM

Syria regime advances in Latakia

Syrian pro-government forces take over the last major rebel-held town in Syria's coastal Latakia province.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/25/2016, 6:45 AM

Syria says it seized key rebel redoubt in Latakia

Syrian army took control of the strategic town of Salma, in northwestern province of Latakia, in a major victory for Assad's forces.Gil Ronen, 1/12/2016, 6:39 PM

Russia says it deployed advanced S-400 in Syria

Despite US concerns that it will put all aircraft - including those in Israel - under Russian threat, Moscow deploys system to its base.Ari Yashar, 11/26/2015, 10:32 PM

Russia: S-400 to be deployed in Syria 'soon'

Advanced air defense system will be able to shoot down targets in Israel, too.Gil Ronen, 11/25/2015, 12:48 PM

Russian missile system able to hit Tel Aviv planes

Moscow places S-400 'Growlers' in Syria's Latakia base, in an escalation that places Ben-Gurion Airport within range.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/13/2015, 9:55 AM

Syria: Rare, bloody attack on regime stronghold

Mortar attack on Latakia kills nearly two dozen people, as rebels creep ever closer to Assad's Alawite heartland.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/10/2015, 4:51 PM

Russia vs the West in Syria - a One-Way Street

Iran's Mullahs have friends already, and they sit not in Washington, but in Moscow. Alexander Maistrovoy , 9/24/2015, 11:41 AM

Officials: Russia Moving Fighter Jets to Syria

American defense officials say Russia has moved its first fighter jets to the Latakia base in Syria.Ben Ariel, Canada, 9/19/2015, 12:30 AM

Rebels Close in on Assad's Latakia Bastion

Rare lethal rocket attack strikes capital of Assad's Alawite sect's heartland on western coast, as rebels close in on key regime stronghold.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/13/2015, 3:37 PM

Syria's Latest Strategem - Cigars

In a bid to prop up failing economy of Assad's regime, state run tobacco company starts branching out and competing with Cuba.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/30/2015, 8:14 AM

Why Was a US Drone in Non-ISIS Syria?

Drone downed by Syria was in area devoid of ISIS - was it spying on Assad's regime in an area that has housed advanced missile shipments?Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/18/2015, 2:14 PM

Syria Downed US Drone Near Missile Storage Port

Syria says it shot down drone over north Latakia, city targeted by Israel in past to block advanced missiles en route to Hezbollah.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/17/2015, 10:48 PM

Assad's Cousin Killed in Fighting with Rebels

Hilal Al-Assad, cousin of Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad, killed during fighting in the border town of Kasab in Latakia province.Elad Benari, 3/24/2014, 12:11 AM

Only Half of Syria's Chemical Weapons Removed

OPCW reports a mere 34.8% of the most lethal Priority 1 chemicals removed, same day Syrian army conquers Crusader castle.Ari Yashar, 3/21/2014, 4:55 PM

Blast in Syria: Did IDF Strike S-300 Missiles?

Unofficial reports indicate Latakia weapons stockpiles bombed. IDF reportedly struck missiles there in October.Ari Yashar, 1/27/2014, 10:35 AM

IAF Syria Strike 'Hit Russian S-125 Missiles'

Satellite photos show advanced missile launchers of a type that could be upgraded to S-300 system.Gil Ronen, 11/13/2013, 8:46 AM

Christians, Alawites and Jews Share the Same Fate

Giulio Meotti, 9/12/2013, 9:41 AM

Assad Sending Reinforcements to Latakia

The Syrian regime is sending reinforcements to the countryside near Latakia, which has come under heavy rebel attacks in recent days.Dalit Halevi & Elad Benari, 8/13/2013, 5:12 AM

Obama 'Leaking Info on Israeli Strikes in Syria'

Leaks reflect “resentment” toward Israel within the U.S. intelligence community, reports World Tribune.Arutz Sheva, 8/3/2013, 10:51 PM

Syria Moved Missiles Before Israeli Airstrike

American intelligence analysts say that a recent alleged Israeli airstrike in Latakia did not succeed in destroying all targeted missiles.Elad Benari, 8/1/2013, 2:12 AM

Report: Israel Struck in Syria from the Sea

An Israeli submarine attacked an arms depot in Latakia last week, according to intelligence sources.Elad Benari, 7/14/2013, 5:58 AM

Syria: Israel Didn't Bomb Us

Official Syrian denial to reports that Israel is responsible for blasts at Latakia port. Israel silent.Gil Ronen, 7/14/2013, 5:30 AM

U.S. Officials: Israel Behind Syria Airstrike

Unnamed U.S. officials tell CNN that Israel struck Russian-made missiles in Latakia, Syria last Friday.Elad Benari, Canada, 7/13/2013, 1:06 AM

Rebels Hint that Israel Attacked in Syria

Syrian rebels claim that “foreign forces” destroyed advanced Russian anti-ship missiles in Latkia last week.Elad Benari, 7/10/2013, 5:46 AM

Explosions Rock Ammunition Depots in Syria

Explosions rocked several army ammunition depots in Latakia, possibly after they were targeted with rockets.Elad Benari, Canada, 7/5/2013, 9:10 PM

Syrian Forces Leave Dead, Wounded in Latakia

Syrian government forces began withdrawal from the port city of Latakia, leaving 34 dead and more wounded, in their wake.Chana Ya'ar, 8/17/2011, 11:59 AM

UNRWA: Palestinians Fleeing Camp in Latakia

UNRWA says thousands of refugees have been forced to flee the camp in Latakia due to shelling by Syrian forces.Elad Benari, 8/16/2011, 2:38 AM

Latakia Bombardment Enters Third Day

Syrian tanks and warships shelled the ancient port city of Latakia for the third straight day bringing the death toll to 31.Gabe Kahn., 8/15/2011, 6:06 PM

'Viva Palestina' Heads for Syria

A British legislator has led his convoy of aid for Gaza out of Aqaba and is now heading for Syria after learning the Egyptians cannot be pressured.Hana Levi Julian, 12/29/2009, 12:18 PM