Syria Hands in Data on Chemical Arsenal

Syria 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

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: Military Threat Brings Solutions

Yaalon: Military Threat Brings 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

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
Syria: We Take This Agreement Very Seriously

Syria: 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

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

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'

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'

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 Meets Kerry

Prime Minister Netanyahu Meets 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

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

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

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

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

Syria Joins Anti-Chemical Weapons Treaty

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 Threat 'Neither Theoretical Nor Distant'

Chemical 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’

‘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 on Syria Intervention

Putin Appeals to Americans on Syria Intervention

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

Syrian MP Threatens Israel, U.S. Bases

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

Senate Could Vote on Syria Next Week

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 End with No Progress

Security Council Talks 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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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's a Target if Israel is Attacked

Lieberman: Assad's 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

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: Let U.S. Attack in Syria

Radical Cleric: 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 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 Significant

Obama: Russia's Proposal Significant

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

France Sets Conditions for Russian Proposal

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

Russia Urges Syria to Give up Chemical Weapons

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 over Missile Launch

Russia 'Reprimanded' Israel 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!

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 Strike

Obama to Meet Senators to Gain Support for 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

Syrian Children to Congress: Support the Strike

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 Before Strike

Official: U.S. Will Notify Israel Before 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 Defenses in Cyprus

Syrian Warplanes Test British 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

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 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

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

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

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 in Iraq to Discuss 'Syrian Situation'

Iranian FM in Iraq to Discuss '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

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 Attack

Report: Hezbollah, Iran Would Lead Syrian 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

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

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

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

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

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