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Putin 'Not Ruling Out' Syria Strike

Russian President hints he may support a military strike in Syria - if there's solid proof that Assad attacked his people with chemicals.Elad Benari, Canada, 9/4/2013, 9:32 PM

McCain Does Not Support Senate Resolution on Syria

Senator McCain says he does not support the latest Senate resolution on military force against Syria "in its current form."Elad Benari, Canada, 9/4/2013, 8:03 PM

Obama: Credibility is on the Line in Syria

"How credible is Congress when it passes a treaty saying we have to forbid the use of chemical weapons?"Arutz Sheva, 9/4/2013, 5:56 PM

Russian Missile Cruiser Heading to Mediterranean

Russia: the Moskva it is needed "in order to protect national interests."Arutz Sheva, 9/4/2013, 4:25 PM

President Obama has Tripped over his own Red Line

Any vote by Congress for unilateral action would be fraught with difficulty and possibly invite retaliation on a massive scale. David Singer, 9/4/2013, 12:44 PM

PA Demands Israel Provide it with Gas Masks

Palestinian Authority official claims Israel responsible for providing gas masks for civilians under PA jurisdictions.Ari Soffer, 9/4/2013, 11:47 AM

White House: Obama Not Expected to Meet Putin

During the upcoming G20 summit in Russia, the two leaders are not scheduled to meet to discuss Syria, White House Officials confirmed.Kochava Rozenbaum , 9/4/2013, 9:46 AM

Jewish Groups Back Obama on Syria

AIPAC and ADL ask Congress to support Obama's proposal for a military strike in Syria.Elad Benari, 9/4/2013, 5:16 AM

Senate Committee May Vote Wednesday on Syria

Senators reportedly reach an agreement on a resolution for military force in Syria. Vote expected Wednesday.Elad Benari, 9/4/2013, 3:45 AM

Iranian Warns U.S. Against Attacking Syria

An attack on Syria will spread the "spirit of jihad" among Muslims, warns commander in the Revolutionary Guards.Elad Benari, 9/4/2013, 3:13 AM

Hagel: Failure in Syria Hurts Our Credibility

Hagel to Senate committee: Failure to take action in Syria's will damage America's pledge to prevent Iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon.Elad Benari, 9/4/2013, 2:14 AM

Ban: Syria Attack Should be Approved by UNSC

United Nations Secretary General suggests that American intervention in Syria would be illegal unless approved by the Security Council.Elad Benari, 9/4/2013, 12:15 AM

Hamas: 'U.S. Should Not Get Involved in Syria'

Despite the ongoing genocide in Syria, killing hundreds everyday in the civil war, Hamas opposes U.S. military action against Assad's regimeKochava Rozenbaum , 9/3/2013, 9:28 PM

U.S. Air Force lacks Preparedness for Syria Strike

Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Welsh says the U.S. Air Force is not in an ideal place to lead a major Syria Offensive.Adam Ross, 9/3/2013, 7:51 PM

Defense Minister Downplays Missile Exercise

Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon downplays joint US-Israel missile exercise which briefly alarmed Russian officials.Ari Soffer, 9/3/2013, 6:44 PM

Yaalon: Syria Intervention Not Israel’s Affair

Defense Minister: Chemical weapons attack was America’s ‘red line’, not ours; denies Israel encouraging Syria strike.Maayana Miskin, 9/3/2013, 5:21 PM

Report: Hezbollah Mobilizing its Forces

Lebanese locals note the disappearance of Hezbollah fighters from their villages, as tensions continue to mount over potential Syria attack.Ari Soffer, 9/3/2013, 1:53 PM

Russia Detects Joint Israeli-US Missile Drill

Israeli Defense Ministry says Israeli Navy carried out joint operation at sea with the US Military.Ari Soffer, 9/3/2013, 1:07 PM

'You Can't be an Occupier in Your Own Home'

In candid TV interview, Bayit Yehudi head says the lesson from world inaction on Syria is that Israel can only trust G-d and its own might.Gil Ronen, 9/3/2013, 11:02 AM

Switzerland: Syria Tried to Buy WMD Technology

Assad regime sought a vacuum pump, valves and a bioreactor but was rejected, says Bern.Arutz Sheva, 9/3/2013, 9:21 AM

'Syria Strike Will Hurt Israeli Interests'

Senior Iranian official Alaeddin Boroujerdi warns: A U.S. strike on Syria will affect the entire region.Elad Benari, 9/3/2013, 6:42 AM

Pro-Assad Hackers Hit Marines Website

Computer hackers break into the Marine Corps recruiting website, call Obama "a traitor who wants to put your lives in danger."Elad Benari, 9/3/2013, 5:44 AM

The Israeli Street is Not Awaiting a US-Syria Attack

Israel's citizens are absolutely not rooting anxiously for Obama to attack Syria. Paula R. Stern, 9/3/2013, 5:25 AM

German Intelligence: Assad Behind Chemical Attack

German intelligence has enough evidence to conclude that Assad ordered the chemical attack in Damascus, reports Der Spiegel.Elad Benari, 9/3/2013, 5:16 AM

White House Prepared to Rework Proposal on Syria

U.S. administration open to changes in Obama's Syria proposal so long as they are "within the parameters" he previously explained.Elad Benari, 9/3/2013, 4:16 AM

Assad: Striking Syria Could Lead to a Regional War

Syrian President challenges the world to provide proof that his regime attacked civilians with chemical weapons.Elad Benari, 9/3/2013, 12:12 AM

Hezbollah 'Will Fire at Israel from Syria'

Report: Lebanese militia will retaliate for a strike against Damascus by firing rockets at Israel from Syrian territory.Gil Ronen, 9/2/2013, 9:35 PM

Terrorism Will Flourish If the U.S. Strikes

Any US military action against Syria would amount to "support for al-Qaeda and its affiliates," Damascus said.Kochava Rozenbaum , 9/2/2013, 12:24 PM

Merkel: Germany Won't Participate in Syria Attack

German Chancellor Angela Merkel calls for "collective answer" by the UN to the chemical attack in Syria.Elad Benari, 9/2/2013, 5:14 AM

Arab States Call for Action in Syria

Arab League urges the UN and the international community to "take the deterrent and necessary measures" against the Assad regime.Elad Benari, 9/2/2013, 4:12 AM

U.S. Sending Aircraft Carrier to Middle East

Warning to Syria? The USS Nimitz and other ships in its strike group are heading toward the Red Sea.Elad Benari, 9/2/2013, 3:15 AM

IDF Releases Most Reservists

The IDF began to release some of the reservists that were called up in preparations for a possible U.S. military strike in Syria.Elad Benari, 9/2/2013, 2:14 AM

Lieberman: Moses Brought us Here, We won't Budge

Yisrael Beytenu head delivers motivational Rosh Hashana message to faction members.Gil Ronen, 9/1/2013, 9:10 PM

Official Quoted Saying: Obama's a Coward

Maariv quotes unnamed official who says it is “obvious” Obama does not want to attack in Syria.Arutz Sheva, 9/1/2013, 7:24 PM

Invoking Israel, Kerry Says Congress to Vote 'Aye'

Bashar al-Assad discounts “American threats” as US says sarin gas was used in August 21 massacre.Gil Ronen, 9/1/2013, 6:28 PM

Gloating Syria Hails 'Historic Retreat' by US

Syrian officials say Obama showed “hesitation” and is looking for a way to "get down from the tree he climbed."Arutz Sheva, 9/1/2013, 5:21 PM

Dempsey: Syria War Would Cost One Billion a Month

An attack against Syria's chemical weapons would be complicated – not to mention very expensive, says US military chief Martin Dempsey.David Lev, 9/1/2013, 4:36 PM

Arab League Ministers to Call for Syria Strike

Report: Ministers will issue a call for destruction of Assad's defenses, to open way for Free Syria Army.Arutz Sheva, 9/1/2013, 4:08 PM

Syrian Captain Told: Fire Chemicals or be Shot

British intelligence intercepted radio message ordering chemical strikes.Maayana Miskin, 9/1/2013, 2:43 PM

'Don't Try Us'

Israeli PM Netanyahu sends warning to regional foes as reactions to Obama's hesitancy continue.Ari Soffer, 9/1/2013, 2:32 PM

Mixed Reactions in the Arab World to Syria Delay

Arab world torn between disappointment, relief as America delays action on Syria.Maayana Miskin, 9/1/2013, 2:13 PM

America Slammed for Hesitation and Hypocrisy

Bayit Yehudi MKs attack President Obama's decision to postpone an attack on Syria, as "Tehran opens the champagne."Kochava Rozenbaum , 9/1/2013, 2:05 PM

'We Can Only Rely on God and Our Troops'

Fomer IDF Major General Uzi Dayan sees American uncertainty as a sign that Israel cannot rely on foreign powers to secure its future.Kochava Rozenbaum , 9/1/2013, 1:05 PM

'You Can’t Rely on America'

Legal expert warns Israel against relying on American support in case of trouble: "Even when they do act, they’re too late."Maayana Miskin, 9/1/2013, 10:38 AM

Obama Hints at Tough Response to Syria

Obama tells rabbis not to worry: American response to Syria will send Iran the right message., 9/1/2013, 9:33 AM

Syrian Officials Gloat: Obama Defeated

Syrian official mocks Obama administration over airstrike delay as Syrian PM threatens.Maayana Miskin, 9/1/2013, 9:28 AM

Samaria Prepares – Again – for Tel Aviv Refugees

Israelis in Samaria prepare to take in evacuees from the Tel Aviv area in case of war.Maayana Miskin, 9/1/2013, 8:03 AM

Did Assad's Son Taunt the U.S. Army on Facebook?

A Facebook post reportedly by Syrian President's son may not have been authentic, but has nevertheless caught attention.Elad Benari, 9/1/2013, 6:05 AM

Reid: Syria Strike 'Justified and Necessary'

Assad committed "atrocities" against civilians with a chemical weapons attack, says Senate Majority Leader.Elad Benari, 9/1/2013, 4:37 AM

Syrian Media Releases List of Targets in Israel

Syrian state media releases list of potential targets for retaliatory strikes in the event of US intervention.Dalit Halevi and Ari Soffer, 8/31/2013, 11:51 PM

Conservatives Slam Obama's Procrastination

Krauthammer says lack of urgency is “astonishing”; Podhoretz: announcement is “literally nonsensical.”Gil Ronen, 8/31/2013, 10:40 PM

Assad 'in a Bunker' – Report

Syria leader is in an underground bunker with his staff, according to a Lebanese newspaper that is close to Damascus.Gil Ronen, 8/31/2013, 8:33 PM

Obama: Military Action, Only if Congress Approves

US President says attack can take place "tomorrow, next week or a month from now."Gil Ronen, 8/31/2013, 8:05 PM

Syria: Kerry's Accusations Based on Lies

Syria rejects remarks by Kerry, says they are fabricated and based on lies by "terrorists".Elad Benari, Canada, 8/31/2013, 1:34 AM

Cameron and Obama Discuss Syria

In a "friendly" conversation, British PM and U.S. President talk about the British Parliament's block on UK involvement in Syria.Elad Benari, Canada, 8/31/2013, 1:05 AM

Erdogan: Syrian Strike Should Topple Assad

Limited strikes in Syria are not enough, declares Turkey's Prime Minister as the U.S. mulls action in Syria.Elad Benari, Canada, 8/31/2013, 12:00 AM

Assad Moving Offices and Missile Launchers

Preparing for a Western military strike, the Syrian government has reportedly moved political offices to schools and universities.Elad Benari, Canada, 8/30/2013, 11:21 PM