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Syria Meets Deadline, Hands in Data on Chemical Arsenal

Syria hands over complete data on its chemical arsenal, meeting a Saturday deadline to avert military strikesElad Benari, 9/22/2013, 5:35 AM

Syria won't Make Chemical Deadline

Assad was to produce a list of chemical sites by Saturday but US says it's not "a hard and fast deadline."Arutz Sheva, 9/19/2013, 10:30 PM

Yaalon: Credible Military Threat Brings Diplomatic Solutions

The deal over Syria's chemical weapons proves that a credible threat of force can bring diplomatic solutions, says Defense Minister.Elad Benari, 9/17/2013, 2:16 AM

Hollande Doesn't Rule Out Syria Strike

"The military option must remain" despite Syria's agreement to eradicate its chemical weapons, says French President.Elad Benari, 9/16/2013, 3:43 AM

Syrian Minister: We Take This Agreement Very Seriously

Syria's information minister says his country "does not waste time" and is already implementing the Russia-U.S. deal.Elad Benari, 9/16/2013, 3:15 AM

Kerry to Syria: You’re Not Off the Hook Yet

"The threat of force remains," Kerry warns Syria in a news conference with Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu.Elad Benari, 9/16/2013, 1:14 AM

Obama: Force Still an Option on Iran

Despite Syria deal, “the threat... against Israel, that a nuclear Iran poses, is much closer to our core interests.”Gil Ronen, 9/15/2013, 6:54 PM

PM: 'We're in a Regional Earthquake'

Prime Minister says “not words, but deeds and results” are what matters, regarding Syria and Iran.Gil Ronen, 9/15/2013, 6:02 PM

Syrian Minister: US-Russian Plan a 'Victory'

The plan to remove Syria's chemical weapons is a "victory" that averts a war, says Minister Ali Haidar.Arutz Sheva, 9/15/2013, 5:04 PM

Prime Minister Netanyahu to Meet John Kerry

US Secretary of State lands at Ben Gurion Airport; talks with PM revolve around Syria and ongoing Israel-PA negotiations.Gil Ronen, 9/15/2013, 3:42 PM

Syrian Rebels Reject U.S.-Russia Initiative

"We cannot accept any part" of the initiative to disarm Syria of its chemical weapons, says Free Syrian Army head.Elad Benari, 9/15/2013, 6:32 AM

McCain and Graham Slam Syria Agreement

"Assad will deceive the world," say Senators John McCain and Lindsey Graham of the U.S.-Russia agreement on Syria's chemical weapons.Elad Benari, 9/15/2013, 5:30 AM

US, Russia Reach Deal on Syria

Syria's chemical weapons must be destroyed or removed by mid-2014. Obama: force still an option.Gil Ronen, 9/14/2013, 8:19 PM

Kerry to Syria: This Is Not a Game

A U.S. threat to attack Syria for gassing its own people remains an option, stresses Secretary of State John Kerry.Elad Benari, 9/13/2013, 2:14 AM

Syria Joins Anti-Chemical Weapons Treaty, U.S. Unimpressed

Syria's UN ambassador his country has joined the anti-chemical weapons treaty. State Dept.: Military option still on the table.Elad Benari, 9/13/2013, 1:16 AM

Chemical Weapons Threat 'Neither Theoretical Nor Distant'

Foreign Ministry spokesman voices doubt over Russian-led initiative to force Syrian regime to hand over chemical weapons.Ari Soffer, 9/12/2013, 12:03 PM

‘Russia, Iran and Syria Defeated America’

Former Israeli ambassador to US the: Iran-Syria-Russia victory signals an end to U.S. deterrence in the Middle East.Maayana Miskin, 9/12/2013, 11:33 AM

Putin Appeals to Americans: Syria Intervention Dangerous

Russian President appeals to Americans, warns that U.S. intervention is becoming “ineffective and pointless.”Maayana Miskin, 9/12/2013, 9:05 AM

Syrian MP Threatens Israel, U.S. Bases in the Gulf

Kurdish Syrian MP tells Hezbollah TV: If U.S. attacks us, we'll respond by targeting Israel and the American bases in the Gulf.Elad Benari, 9/12/2013, 6:13 AM

Senate Could Vote on Syria Next Week, Say Lawmakers

Senate could vote on Syria strike as soon as next week if efforts to find a diplomatic solution to the crisis fail.Elad Benari, 9/12/2013, 4:16 AM

Security Council Talks on Syria End with No Progress

UN Security Council envoys from Britain, China, France, Russia and the U.S. talk about Syria, but no agreement reached.Elad Benari, 9/12/2013, 3:15 AM

Security Council to Discuss Syria, Again

Envoys from Britain, China, France, Russia and the United States will meet Wednesday night to discuss the situation in Syria.Elad Benari, 9/12/2013, 12:12 AM

Netanyahu Links US Response in Syria to Iran

Despite regional doubts over US resolve, Israeli President Shimon Peres voices confidence over Obama administration's Syria policy.Arutz Sheva, 9/11/2013, 9:43 PM

Full Text of Obama Speech: 'Our Leadership is at Stake'

"Our ideals and principles, as well as our national security, are at stake in Syria," president tells nation.Arutz Sheva, 9/11/2013, 8:50 AM

Iran: Strike on Syria May Trigger Attack on Israel

Iran's Deputy Foreign Minister: In the event of a U.S. attack on Syria, some groups may retaliate by striking the Jewish state.Elad Benari, 9/11/2013, 6:43 AM

Obama: If We Don't React, Assad Will Use Chemicals Again

In speech to the nation, Obama makes the case for a strike on Syria but says he'll give Russian proposal a chance.Elad Benari, 9/11/2013, 4:37 AM

Kerry and Lavrov to Discuss Deal on Syria

Security Council meeting on Syria postponed, as Obama decides to send Kerry to discuss Russia's proposal on Syria's chemical weapons.Elad Benari, 9/11/2013, 12:44 AM

Obama Asks Congress to Delay Votes on Syria

Obama asks to delay votes on authorizing military strikes against Syria in order to give Russian proposal a chance.Elad Benari, 9/11/2013, 12:13 AM

Obama to Discuss Russian Plan at Security Council

Kerry: America supports Russian proposal, ‘but we’re not waiting for long.’Maayana Miskin, 9/10/2013, 7:45 PM

Jerusalem: Too Early for Champagne on Syria

Russian, Syrian interests diametrically opposed to the West's, diplomats note; urge caution on Russian offer to supervise chemical weapons.Gil Ronen, 9/10/2013, 11:22 AM

Lieberman: Assad becomes a Target if Israel is Attacked

Former Foreign Minister says details of Russia's offer on supervision of chemical weapons in Syria are unclear.Gil Ronen, 9/10/2013, 10:49 AM

Hezbollah: No Military Solution To Syria

Possible U.S. strike on Syria would affect "the entire world," says Hezbollah deputy leader.Kochava Rozenbaum , 9/10/2013, 10:04 AM

Radical Cleric: Muslims Cannot Do It, Let U.S. Attack in Syria

Radical Egyptian cleric Yusuf al-Qaradawi says he supports strike in Syria because “the Muslims cannot do it.”Elad Benari, 9/10/2013, 5:15 AM

Senate Vote on Syria Strike Delayed

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid delays a procedural vote on a military strike in Syria, which was scheduled for Wednesday.Elad Benari, 9/10/2013, 4:13 AM

Obama: Russia's Proposal is Significant, but I'm Skeptical

Obama in media blitz: Russia's proposal regarding Syria is a positive development, but I'm skeptical Syria would comply.Elad Benari, 9/10/2013, 2:45 AM

France Sets Conditions for Russian Proposal on Syria

A proposal to have Assad hand over his chemical weapons arsenal is acceptable under certain conditions, says French FM Fabius.Elad Benari, 9/10/2013, 2:14 AM

Russia Urges Syria to Give up Chemical Weapons Stockpile

Russian FM urges Assad regime to surrender its chemical weapon stockpile to avoid western military strikes.Ari Soffer, 9/9/2013, 8:15 PM

Russia 'Reprimanded' Israel, US over Missile Launch

Russian Deputy Defense Minister personally reprimanded Israeli, US attaches, following last week's missile defense drill.Ari Soffer, 9/9/2013, 5:27 PM

AIPAC: Stop Lobbying for a US-Syria Attack!

Seven reasons that a limited US strike in Syria - and AIPAC's lobbying for it - are an egregious error.Mark Langfan, 9/9/2013, 7:27 AM

Obama to Meet Senators to Gain Support for Syria Strike

Obama will travel to Capitol Hill, where he will try to convince members of his own party to support a strike in Syria.Elad Benari, 9/9/2013, 6:15 AM

Syrian Children to Congress: Support the Strike and Save Us

A new YouTube video shows Syrian children asking members of the U.S. Congress to support a military strike in Syria.Elad Benari, 9/9/2013, 5:16 AM

Official: U.S. Will Notify Israel Ahead of Syria Strike

The United States would notify Israel hours in advance of an attack on Syria, says Israeli official.Elad Benari, 9/9/2013, 3:14 AM

Syrian Warplanes Test British Air Defenses in Cyprus

RAF Typhoon fighters recently won a mid-air showdown with two Syrian warplanes heading towards Britain’s base in Cyprus.Elad Benari, 9/9/2013, 2:14 AM

Kerry on Assad: The Evidence Speaks for Itself

U.S. Secretary of State dismisses Syrian President's claims that there is no evidence he used chemical weapons against his own people.Elad Benari, 9/9/2013, 12:12 AM

Israeli Pundits Slam Obama Weakness

Israeli media diagnose a decline of American deterrence in the Middle East.Gil Ronen, 9/8/2013, 9:20 PM

Assad: No Evidence against Me

Syrian strongman says there is no evidence showing his forces are responsible for chemical attacks.Arutz Sheva, 9/8/2013, 8:28 PM

Iron Dome Deployed near Jerusalem

IDF won't say why capital was singled out for protection. Cabinet holds special session.Arutz Sheva, 9/8/2013, 8:14 PM

Kerry: UN Syria Resolution Still an Option

President Barack Obama has yet to make a decision on returning to the United Nations Security Council.Gil Ronen, 9/8/2013, 5:29 PM

Iranian FM Visits Iraq to Discuss 'Dangerous Syrian Situation'

Iranian foreign minister, Javad Zarif, made a visit to Iraq to discuss the "dangerous situation" in Syria and the wider region.Kochava Rozenbaum , 9/8/2013, 3:04 PM

Report: US Plans '3-Day Attack' on Syria

Pentagon drawing up plans for a more extensive military operation against Assad regime than had been previously planned.Ari Soffer, 9/8/2013, 2:30 PM

Report: Hezbollah, Iran Would Lead Syrian Counter-Attack

European report shows Assad has transferred key military posts to fighters from Lebanon, Iran.Maayana Miskin, 9/8/2013, 11:59 AM

Pope Francis Launches Anti-War Campaign

As US President Obama campaigns for support for military intervention in Syria, Catholic leader rallies opposition.Ari Soffer, 9/8/2013, 11:25 AM

Obama in Pro-Strike Media Blitz

U.S. President fights to bring the American public on-side regarding military intervention in Syria.Maayana Miskin, 9/8/2013, 10:39 AM

Chemical Weapons "Evidence" Revealed

CNN releases videos Obama administration showed to the Senate, purporting to show "definite" use of Sarin gas against Syrian civiliansAruz Sheva, 9/7/2013, 11:23 PM

Volunteers to Serve as Human Shields in Syria

The 'International Human Shields' movement, plans to bring to Syria civilians from countries around the globe.Gil Ronen, 9/7/2013, 10:55 PM

Ex-MI Chief: Obama's Credibility at Stake

Amos Yadlin says that Obama's red line on Iran will be less credible if he doesn't hit Syria.Gil Ronen, 9/7/2013, 10:29 PM