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

Syrian FM: We Intend to 'Reclaim' the Golan

Despite the war, for Syrian Foreign Minister Walid al-Muallem, there is only one problem of Syria's fit to be discussed at the UN – Israel.David Lev, 9/30/2013, 9:18 PM

Syrian Officer: Assad Told Me to Use Chemical Weapons

Syrian officer who defected to rebels says President Assad gave orders to use chemical weapons.Maayana Miskin, 9/22/2013, 9:34 AM

Video Reveals Key Iranian Role in Syrian Civil War

Remarkable footage includes insight into daily routine of Iranian fighters in Syria, includes interview with Iranian commander.Ari Soffer, 9/15/2013, 1:07 PM

Ya'alon: Assad Had Better Not Get Us Involved in Syria

Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon reiterates that Israel will do whatever it needs to do defend its citizens.David Lev, 9/9/2013, 9:11 PM

Assad: US Should 'Expect Anything' if it Attacks

The United States needs to be prepared for “every action” if it attacks Syria, says Bashar al-Assad in an interview with US television.David Lev, 9/9/2013, 7:16 PM

Report: Assad May Not Have Known About Chemical Weapons Use

German report claims that Bashar al-Assad may not have known about the use of chemical weapons against Syrians.David Lev, 9/8/2013, 4:53 PM

Peres: Assad will Disappear – One Way or the Other

Syrian president ‘has lost the right to be a leader,’ Peres declares.Maayana Miskin, 9/3/2013, 11:45 PM

British MPs Reconsidering Rejection of Syria Action

British parliamentarians are reconsidering their rejection of military action on Syria last week, and may hold another voteDavid Lev, 9/2/2013, 2:19 PM

Report: Obama Delayed Attack to Get Russia 'On Board'

Report claims reason for the US delay on a Syria attack was to allow Obama to persuade Russia to help remove Assad from office.David Lev, 9/2/2013, 10:18 AM

‘If Assad Falls, Al-Qaeda Rises’

Mideast expert: If America intervenes in Syria – God protect us.Maayana Miskin, 8/29/2013, 10:46 PM

Mesika: Govt Discriminates Against Yesha in Mask Distribution

The only distribution points in Judea and Samaria are inaccessible for many of the region's residents.David Lev, 8/29/2013, 10:26 AM

Syrian Strife Stresses Shi'ite/Sunni Split

A rift has developed among Islamists, as Shi'ite and Sunni terror groups pick sides in Syria's bloody civil war.David Lev, 8/26/2013, 4:43 PM

Syrian Government Denies Attack on Assad Convoy

Rebels in Syria said they attacked a convoy in which President Bashar al-Assad was riding, but regime airs video of president soon after.David Lev, 8/8/2013, 8:59 AM

Mideast Expert: Assad is Winning – and That’s Bad for Israel

Assad is winning with Iran’s help, Mideast expert says. He warns Israel not to rely on the ‘corrupt, ineffective’ UN.Maayana Miskin, 6/16/2013, 9:11 AM

US Confirms Assad Used Chemical Weapons

Obama administration confirms that the Syrian army used chemical weapons against rebel forces.Maayana Miskin, 6/14/2013, 8:48 AM

Russia: S-300s to Syria – Only in 2014

Russian officials say they will send anti-aircraft missiles to Syria, but only in 2014. Maayana Miskin, 5/31/2013, 10:56 AM

Expert: Assad May Choose 'Samson Option'

Dr. Mordechai Kedar says Assad could attack Israel viciously if he has nothing to lose.Gil Ronen, 5/25/2013, 9:28 PM

Video: An Inside Look at the Destruction of a Syrian Town

A video shows the ferocity of fighting in a Syrian town, and the frustration of residents with the West's inactionDavid Lev, 5/23/2013, 1:23 PM

Assad: Rebels Attacked Radar, Helping Israel

"Israel is directly supporting the terrorist groups," charges embattled Syrian president.Gil Ronen, 5/18/2013, 8:59 PM

Assad's Fellow Alawites Turn on Him

Pro-rebellion Alawites convene in Cairo, call on other members of the sect to rebel against Assad.Gil Ronen, 3/24/2013, 10:41 PM

Assad: I am not a Monster

Syrian strongman: "I am human, and I am a doctor. I am pained by scenes of blood and death."Gil Ronen, 2/19/2013, 12:54 PM

Report: Israel to Declare 'Buffer Zone' on Syrian Border

Israel intends to declare a buffer zone inside the Syrian border to prevent terrorists from getting into Israel, sources said.David Lev, 2/3/2013, 10:24 PM

Assad 'Living on Warship'

Unconfirmed report in Saudi newspaper says Syrian strongman travels to Syria by helicopter to attend meetings.Gil Ronen, 1/14/2013, 2:53 PM

Assad Calls to Mobilize against ‘Terrorist’ Rebels

In a rare public speech, Syria’s President Assad calls for “full national mobilization” against “terrorist” rebels.Maayana Miskin, 1/6/2013, 1:58 PM

Assad to Make Rare Public Address

Syria's embattled president plans a rare public address as death toll passes 60,000., 1/6/2013, 10:50 AM

Syria: Assad Issues Pardon, Continues Airstrikes

Assad meets a major rebel demand by pardoning all political prisoners, but continues airstrikes, raids.Maayana Miskin, 10/23/2012, 5:48 PM

Fighting Continues in Syria

Fighting continues in Damascus, Aleppo and the Turkish border as UN peace envoy visits Cairo. Scott Krane, 10/16/2012, 6:45 PM

FSA Rebels Attack Army, Regime Attacks Protesters

Fourteen soldiers died in an attack on an army post in the southern province of Daraa on Friday. Scott Krane, U.S., 10/12/2012, 6:01 PM

Oil Prices Rise After Syrian Jet Forced to Land

Jets from Turkey that intercepted a Syrian passenger jet caused a surge in oil prices.Scott Krane, 10/11/2012, 5:22 PM

Assad Refused to Talk with Opposition, Says Former PM

Syrian President Bashar Assad rejected offers to resolve the country's violent uprising peacefully, says defected Prime Minister .Elad Benari, 10/3/2012, 6:10 AM

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

Assad Receives Support from Iranian Allies

Syria's President Bashar Assad meets Iran's Saeed Jalili, who says Iran will maintain its partnership with Syria.Elad Benari, 8/8/2012, 3:13 AM

White House: Assad's Government is Crumbling

White House says the defection of Syria's prime minister shows that the Syrian government is “crumbling from within”.Elad Benari, 8/7/2012, 5:43 AM

Prosor Attacks Syria in Fiery UN Speech

Israel's ambassador to the UN, Ron Prosor, fiercely attacks Syria and its ambassador during a speech to the General Assembly.Elad Benari, Canada, 8/4/2012, 12:33 AM

Technion Prof. Supports Assad

Prof. Kalman Altman: The rebels present massacres they committed as Assad's doing.Gil Ronen, 7/31/2012, 10:01 AM

Syria's Foreign Minister Blames Israel for Unrest

Syria’s Foreign Minister and his Iranian counterpart accuse Israel of plotting to overthrow the regime of Syrian President Assad.Elad Benari, 7/30/2012, 6:12 AM

Obama Directly Warns Assad About Using Chemical Weapons

Obama: Assad will be held accountable if he made the “tragic mistake” of using his stockpile of chemical weapons.Elad Benari, 7/24/2012, 3:15 AM

Syria Fighting Continues as Army Pounds Damascus

Syrian army helicopters pound Damascus with rockets and heavy machine guns and tanks, try to reverse gains by rebels.Elad Benari, Canada, 7/21/2012, 2:11 AM

Barak: Assad's Fall Closer than Ever

Defense Minister Ehud Barak estimates that the fall of Syrian President Bashar Assad’s regime is closer than ever.Elad Benari, Canada, 7/20/2012, 11:44 PM

UN Security Council Extends Syrian Monitoring Mission

The UN Security Council votes unanimously to extend its monitoring mission in Syria for 30 days.Elad Benari, Canada, 7/20/2012, 10:16 PM

Security Council to Vote on Sanctions on Syria

UN Security Council will vote on a resolution that threatens Syrian authorities with sanctions if they do not stop using heavy weapons.Elad Benari, 7/17/2012, 5:46 AM

Syria 'Moving Sarin, Cyanide Out of Storage'

U.S. alarmed that Assad is preparing to use stockpiles of sarin nerve agent, mustard gas and cyanide.Gil Ronen, 7/13/2012, 3:46 PM

Defecting Syrian Diplomat: Only Force Can Bring Down Assad

Nawaf Fares, Syria's ambassador to Iraq who defected: There is no way Assad can be pushed from power without force.Elad Benari, 7/13/2012, 6:12 AM

Peacenik Canadian Arab Joins Syria Rebels

Engineer Thawaiba Kanafani of Toronto volunteers for Free Army. Blames Assad for war with Israel.Gil Ronen, 7/12/2012, 7:07 PM

Top Syrian General Defects to Turkey

Manaf Tlass, a Syrian general who was a leading member of Assad's inner circle, has defected to Turkey.Elad Benari, 7/6/2012, 4:46 AM

Report: 85 Syrian Soldiers Defect to Turkey

Nearly 300 Syrians have defected to Turkey, including 85 soldiers, Turkey's state-run news agency reports.Elad Benari, 7/3/2012, 4:13 AM

Syria: At Least 83 Killed as Forces Storm Damascus Suburb

At least 83 people killed across Syria, hundreds trapped in Douma as regime forces storm the town in Damascus province.Elad Benari, 7/1/2012, 5:39 AM

Syria Transition Plan Could Leave Assad Running Syria

Major powers came up with a plan for a government transition in Syria, that could leave Bashar al-Assad in charge of the countryDavid Lev, 6/30/2012, 11:34 PM

Turkish Warplane Disappears - Is Syria Responsible?

Turkish warplane disappears over the Mediterranean, reports say it may have been shot down by Syrian security sources.Elad Benari, Canada, 6/22/2012, 11:04 PM

Report: More Senior Syrian Officials May Defect

Members of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s inner circle are secretly making plans to defect to the opposition, say U.S. officials.Elad Benari, Canada, 6/22/2012, 10:00 PM

Dagan: Time to Get Rid of Assad

Former Mossad chief says situation in Egypt is not as bad as some people say it is.Gil Ronen, 6/20/2012, 9:56 PM

Russian Ship with Syrian Choppers 'Turns Back'

Following British pressure on an insurance company at U.S. behest, attack helicopters will not reach Syria.Gil Ronen, 6/19/2012, 9:21 PM

Opposition Leader: Assad Should Transfer Power to Deputy

The new leader of Syria's exiled opposition calls President Bashar al-Assad to transfer power to his deputy.Elad Benari, 6/12/2012, 2:15 AM

Report: Assad's Forces Using Unidentified Gas on Civilians

Syrian opposition claims Assad using toxic material, unidentified gas on Syrian civilians.Elad Benari, 6/8/2012, 6:12 AM

White House Urges International Unity Against Assad

White House: Assad was lying when he denied his regime had any involvement in the Houla massacre.Elad Benari, 6/5/2012, 4:15 AM

Assad: Houla Massacre is More than Monstrous

Syrian President Bashar Assad says the Houla is monstrous, continues to blame "terrorists" for the crackdown on anti-regime protesters.Elad Benari, 6/4/2012, 12:16 AM