Russia shoots down UAV in Syria

Russia says it shot down unmanned aircraft of unknown origin near the Khmeimim airbase in Syria.Ben Ariel, 5/22/2018, 5:11 AM

Russia not discussing S-300 supply to Syria

Top aide to Putin says Russia not in talks with the Syrian government about supplying S-300 missiles and does not think they are needed.Elad Benari, Canada, 5/12/2018, 12:38 AM

Liberman: Russia a 'very pragmatic' actor in Syria

Defense Minister says Israel is not concerned by Russia's military presence in neighboring Syria.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 4/28/2018, 1:33 AM

Report: Trump halts sanctions on Russia

Officials say Trump halted plan to impose additional economic sanctions on Russia in response to its continued support of the Assad regime.Ben Ariel, 4/17/2018, 2:37 AM

White House: Russia complicit in civilian deaths in Syria

U.S. accuses Russia of bombing rebel-held area near Damascus in violation of UN ceasefire.Ben Ariel, 3/5/2018, 5:46 AM

Russia prevents Iran from setting up base in Syria

Russia reportedly prevented Iran from setting up a military base in the port of Tartus. Israel welcomed the move.Elad Benari, 3/2/2018, 3:45 AM

Russian submarine destroys ISIS post in Syria

Russian submarine deployed in the Mediterranean fires three ballistic missiles to destroy ISIS post in Deir Ezzor.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/1/2017, 6:15 AM

Russia vetoes resolution on Syria chemical weapons

Russia vetoes UN resolution that would have extended mandate of a panel investigating who is behind chemical weapons attacks in Syria.Ben Ariel, 10/25/2017, 3:12 AM

Iran has conquered Syria

Iran has emerged the victor in the Syrian civil war. And that bodes ill for the rest of us.Dr. Mordechai Kedar, 6/30/2017, 6:25 AM

Russia to veto UN resolution on Syria chemical weapons

Russia ready to veto draft resolution calling for sanctions against Syria over the use of chemical weapons on civilians.Elad Benari, Canada, 2/24/2017, 9:58 PM

Russia pushes UN resolution on Syria ceasefire

Russia submits a draft resolution to the UN Security Council supporting the ceasefire it helped broker in Syria, as well as peace talks.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 12/30/2016, 9:51 PM

Putin: Not the time to resume Aleppo strikes

Russian President rejects request to lift a moratorium on air strike on Syria’s Aleppo.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 10/28/2016, 11:54 PM

Oh those sands! Those shifting sands!

There is nothing stable in the Middle East, nothing to hang on to, nothing to give up anything for.Dr. Mordechai Kedar, 10/28/2016, 9:19 AM

Syria: 16 dead in heavy bombardment on Idlib

NGO says the raids were carried out by either Syrian or Russian aircraft.AFP, 10/24/2016, 7:53 PM

Putin cancels visit to France amid row over Syria

Russian President cancels visit to France after Francoise Hollande says Russia helped Syria commit a war crime in Aleppo.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 10/11/2016, 10:31 PM

Analysis: Ceasefire in Syria means time to reload for next round

Dr. Y. Blanga, historian and expert on Syrian affairs at Bar Ilan University, says the ceasefire won’t last.Shimon Cohen, 9/12/2016, 9:21 AM

Russia proposes joint air strikes with United States in Syria

United States rejects a Russian proposal to launch joint air strikes against jihadists from next week in Syria.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 5/20/2016, 9:34 PM

Most Russian warplanes have left Syria, says American military

Spokesman for American military confirms that most if not all Russian warplanes have been withdrawn from Syria.Arutz Sheva North America, 3/18/2016, 11:37 PM

NATO: Russia in the way of solving Syrian conflict

NATO says Russia is complicating the search for a solution to the Syrian conflict by bombing moderate opposition groups.Arutz Sheva North America, 3/4/2016, 9:07 PM

Advanced Russian plane spies on Turkey from Syria

Russian plane joins fleet in Latakia, can spy hundreds of kilometers into Turkey from Syrian airspace.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/23/2016, 11:41 AM

Syrian rebels to accept ceasefire if Russia stops airstrikes

Syrian rebels set out terms of ceasefire, agree to cessation of violence if Russia stops airstrikes.Aurtz Sheva Staff, 2/20/2016, 11:47 PM

Two hospitals bombed in Syria, 19 killed; Russia blamed

Hospitals in Aleppo and Idlib provinces hit by air strikes and rocket artillery; observers blame Russian jets, say attack was deliberate.Gil Ronen, 2/15/2016, 1:39 PM

Russia 'no plans to stay in Syria long-term'

Prime Minister makes statements three days after warning of possible World War.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/15/2016, 11:46 AM

Russia rejects accusations it sabotaged Syria talks

Russia blasts the West for saying it sabotaged Syria peace talks by militarily backing the Damascus regime.Arutz Sheva North America, 2/5/2016, 9:09 PM

Russia denies it asked Assad to step down

Spokesman for the Kremlin denies reports that Putin sent a senior intelligence official to Damascus to ask Assad to step down.Ben Ariel, Canada, 1/22/2016, 10:56 PM

Russia shows video of airstrikes on ISIS oil trucks

Onslaught has wiped out nearly 2,000 ISIS oil tankers since Russia entered the war in Syria. There were 189 sorties last Thursday alone.Gil Ronen, 12/27/2015, 5:14 PM

Saudi Arabia wants UN to condemn Russia for Syria involvement

Saudi Arabia submits resolution to condemn Iranian and Russian intervention in Syria.Ben Ariel, 11/11/2015, 4:42 AM

Russia rejects UN resolution on Syrian barrel bombs

Russia says it will not back a proposed draft UN Security Council resolution aimed at stopping barrel bomb attacks in Syria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/29/2015, 2:14 AM

Putin accuses West of 'double game' with Syria terrorist groups

Russian President accuses West of declaring a fight against some Syrian groups while supporting others.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/23/2015, 1:14 AM

United States, Russia to Sign 'Understanding' on Syria

Pentagon spokesman says the United States and Russia are set to sign an understanding on how pilots can avoid each other over Syria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/20/2015, 2:43 AM

American, Russian Militaries Close to Pact on Safety in Syria

American defense official says the United States and Russia could soon sign a pact establishing safety protocols in Syria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/15/2015, 3:42 AM

American, Russian Militaries to Discuss Syria

Military commanders from Russia and the United States to discuss how to stay out of each other's way in Syria, says Defense Secretary.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/14/2015, 6:45 AM

ISIS Vows to Defeat Russia as Airstrikes Intensify

ISIS spokesman calls for Muslims to launch "jihad" against Russians and Americans.Ben Ariel, 10/14/2015, 1:16 AM

Syria Opposition to Boycott UN-Backed Talks

Syrian National Coalition announces it would boycott talks proposed by the UN envoy, citing Russia's airstrikes in the country.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/12/2015, 5:44 AM

Putin Discusses Syria with Saudi Defense Minister

Russian President meets Saudi Arabia's Defense Minister Prince to discuss the possibility of a political solution in Syria.Ben Ariel, 10/12/2015, 3:13 AM

ISIS Advancing on Aleppo Despite Russian Airstrikes

ISIS fighters advance to the outskirts of Syria's second city, despite Moscow's announcement it killed hundreds of jihadists.Arutz Sheva North America, 10/9/2015, 10:35 PM

NATO Chief Warns of Russian 'Escalation' in Syria

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg says there is a "troubling escalation" in Russian military activity in Syria.Ben Ariel, 10/9/2015, 3:44 AM

State Dept.: Most Russian Airstrikes Not Directed at ISIS

State Department spokesman says more than 90% of Russia's airstrikes in Syria have targeted so-called moderate rebels.Ben Ariel, 10/8/2015, 4:42 AM

French PM to Russia: Direct Your Airstrikes at ISIS

French Prime Minister Manuel Valls urges Russia to direct airstrikes at ISIS jihadists in Syria, echoes comments by President Hollande.Ben Ariel, Canada, 10/4/2015, 11:48 PM

Hollande Tells Putin: Attack ISIS and Only ISIS

French President tells Russian counterpart his country's airstrikes in Syria should target only the Islamic State.Ben Ariel, Canada, 10/2/2015, 11:15 PM

Iran Backs Russian Airstrikes in Syria

Iran says Russia's airstrikes against Syrian rebels will help solve the crisis in the country.Ben Ariel, 10/2/2015, 5:16 AM

Russian Jets Pound Rebel Positions in Syria

After establishing military presence in Syria, Putin's forces go on the attack.Gil Ronen, 9/30/2015, 4:29 PM

Russia Approves Military Action in Syria

Moscow claims aid to Damascus is 'temporary', claims US-led airstrikes against ISIS violate international law.Tova Dvorin, 9/30/2015, 12:20 PM

Russian Arms: to Syria Today, Tomorrow to a "Demilitarized Palestine"

This article's doomsday scenario is only a few hours away from the creation of a Palestinian State. Mark Langfan, 9/27/2015, 6:40 AM

Nasrallah Welcomes Russian Intervention in Syria

Hezbollah leader says Russia's military buildup in Syria happened because Americans "failed" in anti-ISIS campaign.Ben Ariel, Canada, 9/25/2015, 11:00 PM

Officials: Russia Moving Fighter Jets to Syria

American defense officials say Russia has moved its first fighter jets to the Latakia base in Syria.Ben Ariel, Canada, 9/19/2015, 12:30 AM

Syria: We'll Ask for Russia's Help if We Need It

Syria's foreign minister says his country would ask Russia for military assistance if needed, denies Russian troops are there now.Ben Ariel, 9/18/2015, 2:44 AM

Kerry: Russia Proposed Military Talks on Syria

Secretary of State says Russia has proposed military talks on Syria, amid growing concerns over its military build-up there.Ben Ariel, 9/17/2015, 3:17 AM

Kerry: Russia's Build-Up in Syria Will Prolong the War

Kerry makes his third phone call to his Russian counterpart in 10 days, warns against Moscow's military build-up in Syria.Ben Ariel, 9/16/2015, 6:03 AM

Russia Says it Will Continue to Support Assad

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov reiterates his country will continue to support its Syrian ally.Ben Ariel, Canada, 9/14/2015, 12:14 AM

Kerry and Lavrov Discuss Syria Yet Again

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov discusses the Syrian conflict with his American counterpart for the second time in four days.Ben Ariel, 9/10/2015, 5:15 AM

Damascus Denies Reports of Increased Russian Activity

Syria’s Information Minister Omran Zohbi says reports that Russia has an increased presence in his country are baseless.Ben Ariel, 9/9/2015, 3:44 AM

Russia Dismisses American Concerns Over Presence in Syria

Russian foreign ministry says Moscow's assistance to Bashar Al-Assad is nothing out of the ordinary.Ben Ariel, 9/8/2015, 3:13 AM

Syrian Opposition Defends Moscow Support for Assad

Despite Moscow's open support for the Syrian regime, Damascus's opposition in exile insists Russia is only trying to find a solution.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/14/2015, 2:29 PM

Putin Willing to 'Push' Ally Assad to Introduce Reforms

Russian President is ready to "push" Syrian counterpart towards introducing reforms, but vows to continue to support his ally.Ben Ariel, Canada, 6/20/2015, 1:35 AM

Russia Wants Answers on Syria Chlorine Gas Attacks

Even Syria's longtime ally says an investigation is warranted into reports of up to 45 attacks in recent months on innocent Syrians.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/3/2015, 9:50 PM

Russia and China Condemned for Latest Syria Veto

Russia and China's latest veto of a UN resolution on Syria is a "callous political move", says Amnesty International.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/23/2014, 3:43 AM