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

Sanctions Hurting Assad, but Iran is Stepping In

Assad is quickly spending through his cash reserves as sanctions choke off many sources of funding, but is getting help from Iran.Elad Benari, 5/24/2012, 4:13 AM

Assad: We're Fighting Against Foreign Mercenaries

Syrian President Bashar Assad insists in TV interview his regime is fighting against foreign mercenaries, not innocent Syrians.Elad Benari, 5/17/2012, 6:12 AM