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Spokesman for American military confirms that most if not all Russian warplanes have been withdrawn from Syria.Arutz Sheva North America, 3/18/2016, 11:37 PM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

Russia to Veto Another UN Resolution on Syria

Russia says it will veto a UN resolution to refer the Syrian conflict to the International Criminal Court.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/21/2014, 5:46 AM

Assad: Civil War Will be Over by Year's End

Syrian President not worried about the war, tells former Russian PM that much of the fighting will be over by the end of the year.Elad Benari, 4/9/2014, 4:42 AM

Russia Rejects Obama's Criticism Regarding Syria

Russia accuses Washington of "biased distortion" after Obama criticizes Moscow for blocking UN sanctions on Assad.Elad Benari, 2/13/2014, 3:14 AM

Russia Again Vetoes Security Council Resolution on Syria

For the fifth time, Russia uses its veto power to block a statement that would have condemned Assad for "barrel bomb" attacks.Elad Benari, 1/9/2014, 3:44 AM

Ban Ki-Moon: Iran Should Participate in Geneva II Talks

UN Secretary General announces intentions to have Iran participate in Geneva 2, despite allegations that Tehran is involved in conflict.Tova Dvorin, 12/3/2013, 3:00 PM

Lieberman: Syria Deal Won’t End War

Lieberman not optimistic on Syria’s signing of chemical weapons pact.Maayana Miskin, 9/15/2013, 11:00 AM

Assad: U.S. Threat of No Bearing on Chemical Decision

In an interview with Russian state TV, Syrian President says Russia alone convinced him to cede his cache of chemical weapons.Adam Ross, 9/12/2013, 6:15 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

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

Putin: No Evidence of Chemical Attack in Syria

Russian President tells British PM that his country has no evidence that a chemical weapons attack has taken place in Syria.Elad Benari, 8/27/2013, 5:16 AM

Livni in Moscow 'to Discuss S-300 Threat'

Israeli Justice Minister to meet Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov in a bid to convince Moscow not to go through with the delivery.Arutz Sheva, 7/9/2013, 2:28 PM

Russia Blocks UN Demand for Access to Syrian City

Russia blocked a UN Security Council demand that Syria allow immediate access to civilians trapped in Homs.Elad Benari, 7/5/2013, 6:42 AM