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Kerry tells UN Russia must ground Syria air force

Still hoping to revive failed cease-fire, US Secretary of State demands that Russia force the grounding of Syrian regime air force.Arutz Sheva Staff, Wedensday, 9:02 PM

Russia to send flagship aircraft carrier to Syria

Moscow looks to bolster naval deployment off coast of Syria, as war appears to escalate after failed cease-fire.Arutz Sheva Staff, Wedensday, 7:08 PM

Australian jets involved in botched US air strike

According to Defense Department reports, Australian jets were involved in US-led air strike in Syria which killed 62 Syrians fighting ISIS.Yoel Domb, 9/18/2016, 11:33 AM

Russian ultranationalist praises Trump

"He’s close to me in a way, he speaks freely and reacts instantly", says Vladimir Zhirinovsky.JTA, 9/17/2016, 11:28 PM

Russia says Syria truce deal is one-sided

Russia says ceasefire deal in Syria is one-sided.AFP, 9/16/2016, 5:55 PM

Will Putin push Israel to talks with the PA?

According to reports, Moscow wishes to bring Israel and the PA back to the negotiating table.Nitsan Keidar, 9/16/2016, 10:41 AM

Fragile truce in Syria extended by 48 hours

The fragile truce in Syria has been extended for 48 hours under an agreement between Moscow and WashingtonArutz Sheva staff, 9/15/2016, 12:53 PM

For US and Russia, war in Syria mainly in the air

The 2 superpowers and former foes have found themselves on opposing sides of the Syrian civil war but have avoided direct clashes.AFP, 9/11/2016, 11:08 AM

Death still raining from the air in Syria

At least 58 dead, including 13 children, from airstrikes on Idlib, in which busy marketplace was hit. Truce only come into effect tomorrow.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/11/2016, 8:27 AM

Key points in US-Russia truce deal on Syria

Here are the main points of the plan devised by the US and Russia to try to end the fighting in the Syrian civil war.AFP, 9/11/2016, 12:00 AM

Iran building second nuclear power plant

A year after the nuclear deal, Iran begins construction on new nuclear power plant that it promises will only be used for peaceful purposes.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/10/2016, 8:38 PM

Syria regime accepts US-Russia truce

Can the war in Syria be nearing an end? President Assad accepts US-Russian joint plan of pathway to end the conflict, but opposition unsure.Rana Moussaoui, 9/10/2016, 8:24 PM

US pushes Russia for 'true' Syria deal

Ahead of peace talks on Syria between the US and Russia, Washington is warning its patience is wearing thin.AFP, 9/9/2016, 9:14 AM

Russia: Netanyahu, Abbas agree to meet

Israeli Prime Minister prepared to meet with Palestinian Authority President with no preconditions.Nitsan Keidar, 9/8/2016, 1:53 PM

Washington aware of Russia's peace efforts

State Department deputy spokesman says the U.S. is "closely following" Russia's efforts to host a meeting between Netanyahu and Abbas.Nitsan Keidar, 9/8/2016, 12:15 AM

Russian jet gets too close for comfort

A US defense official reported that a Russian fighter jet flew provocatively close to a U.S. Navy spy plane this evening.Tal Polon, 9/7/2016, 11:09 PM

Report: Abbas agrees to meet Netanyahu

PA ambassador to Russia says chairman Mahmoud Abbas has agreed to a Russian proposal for him to meet Netanyahu.Elad Benari, 9/6/2016, 4:12 AM

Russian envoy to meet Netanyahu, discuss peace

Russian Deputy Foreign Minister scheduled to meet Netanyahu and discuss possible meeting with Abbas.Elad Benari, 9/5/2016, 6:13 AM

US, Russia negotiating Syria deal

The United States indicated Sunday it was close to a deal with Russia to stemp the violence in Syria's brutal civil war.AFP, 9/4/2016, 12:34 PM

Russia using cluster bombs in Syria

Evidence is growing that Russian forces are using cluster bombs in Syria.AFP, 9/1/2016, 2:59 PM

'Russia claim it killed ISIS spokesman is a joke'

American officials laugh at Russia's assertion that it was responsible for the air strike that killed ISIS spokesman Abu Mohamed al-Adnani.Ben Ariel, 9/1/2016, 2:13 AM

Iran to Turkey: Get out of Syria

Iran claims Turkey's offensive "a violation of Syria's sovereignty," as Turkey marches deeper into Kurdish-claimed territory.AFP, 8/31/2016, 2:39 PM

Russia rejects UN findings on Syria

Russia says findings of a UN-led investigation on Syrian chemical attack are not conclusive enough to trigger sanctions.Ben Ariel, 8/31/2016, 6:42 AM

Her grandmother hid their Judaism

Fleeing the violence of Ukraine, 211 new olim disembarked at Ben Gurion today. 'We knew we had Jewish roots but did not have the documents.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/30/2016, 7:53 PM

Desperate man cries help after ex-wife takes kids

"I feel like I have no rights."Gil Ronen, 8/29/2016, 8:08 PM

Jewish immigrants flee Ukrainian civil war

As tensions rise between Russia and Ukraine, 211 new immigrants from Ukraine will land tomorrow at Ben Gurion Airport.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/29/2016, 6:05 PM

Russia sides with UN against Assad

Russia appalled by report Assad used chlorine gas. "We must prevent such things from happening, even in the fog of war."AFP, 8/25/2016, 8:18 PM

Russian Jews posthumously honor Elie Wiesel

Jewish organization working in the former Soviet Union inaugurates exhibition in Moscow on the life of Nobel laureate Elie Wiesel.JTA, 8/25/2016, 5:40 AM

Russian TV runs doc on Jewish Titanic conspiracy

Privately owned Russian television channel reruns documentary that claimed the Titanic was sunk partly due to a conspiracy by Jews.JTA, 8/25/2016, 5:37 AM

Operation 'Euphrates Shield' kicks into high gear

Turkey has sent its military en masse into Syria. The goal: Destroy ISIS. "God willing, we will get a result in a short time."AFP, 8/24/2016, 11:35 AM

U.S.: Unclear if Russia stopped using Iranian base

State Dept. acknowledges reports that Russia ended its use of an Iranian air base to strike Syria, says it's unclear if they are true.Ben Ariel, 8/23/2016, 3:43 AM

Kerry denies knowledge of Russia, Iran military

Russia and the United States back opposing sides in Syria's five-year war, which has left 280,000 people dead.AFP, 8/22/2016, 10:32 PM

Turkey sides with Syria against Kurdish state

Turkish PM Binali Yildirim: "absolutely unacceptable" for any Kurdish entity to be established in northern Syria, or any other region.AFP, 8/22/2016, 8:28 PM

Iran blocks Russia for 'showing off'

Iran has ended Russia's use of an Iranian air base, says Russia will need to ask "permission" for future use.AFP, 8/22/2016, 3:31 PM

Iran: Russian forces 'inconsiderate show-offs'

Defense Minister of Iran says Russia was showing off when it revealed that it used an Iranian airbase for bombing missions in Syria.AFP, 8/22/2016, 12:06 PM

Evidence that Russian hackers attacked the DNC

A report by Fox News experts raises questions about several coincidental high-profile hacks. "It's very interesting timing."Rachel Kaplan, 8/21/2016, 9:47 AM

Russia: We did not bomb this boy's home

Russia says the viral Aleppo video shows a neighborhood out of bounds for its pilots, suggests rebel home-made rockets are to blame.AFP, 8/19/2016, 2:04 PM

Watch: Too shocked to cry

An Aleppo boy sits alone and bloodied in an ambulance while rescue workers try to save his family from their bombed home.AFP, 8/19/2016, 7:12 AM

Australia joins the search for Raoul Wallenberg

Australian foreign minister Julie Bishop has called for the truth to be revealed about the fate of Holocaust hero Raoul Wallenberg.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/18/2016, 9:34 PM

Russia in Syria: We will honor the UN 'pause'

Russia has announced its intent to join a proposed UN weekly ceasefire to aid civilians embroiled in the Syrian conflict.AFP, 8/18/2016, 6:10 PM

Jewish physician at center of doping scandal

Russian physician of Jewish descent is one of the central figures in the scandal that led to the partial ban on Russia in the Rio Olympics.JTA, 8/18/2016, 5:09 AM

Talmud making a comeback in Russia

New Russian translation of Talmud released amid growing interest in religious text among secular Russian Jews - and non-Jews.Cnaan Liphshiz, 8/17/2016, 10:39 PM

Russia launches second Syria bombing raid

Russia on Wednesday launched warplanes from Iran for the second time to bomb ISIS forces in Syria.AFP, 8/17/2016, 3:22 PM

'Russian bombing from Iran unfortunate'

United States bemoans Russia's use of an Iranian air base to launch a bombing raid in Syria, but says Moscow gave an advance warning.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/17/2016, 3:46 AM

Russian warplanes bomb Syria from Iranian base

Russian Defense Ministry announces that Russian air force used an Iranian base for an airstrike against Jihadist forces in Syria.AFP, 8/16/2016, 12:05 PM

Russia close to joining forces with U.S. in Aleppo

Russian Defense Minister says his country is close to joining forces with the United States around Syria's ravaged second city.AFP, 8/16/2016, 4:42 AM

Ukraine battles rebels, Russian forces join them

Ukrainian forces report 64 rebel attacks on Sunday, worried about gathering Russian forces in rebel territory.Rachel Kaplan, 8/15/2016, 12:00 PM

'Let us bury Raoul Wallenberg'

After new evidence emerged last week that Raoul Wallenberg is probably dead, his eponymous foundation pleads with Putin for his body.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/11/2016, 9:19 PM

Russia searching for solutions for war-torn Aleppo

Russia is considering expanding a three-hour daily ceasefire in Aleppo. UN: A 48-hour halt in fighting was needed to bring in aid.AFP, 8/11/2016, 7:01 PM

Russia planning permanent presence in Syria

Russia has announced plans to set up a permanent military base in Syria, as an appropriate "measure" against the "terrorist threat."AFP, 8/11/2016, 4:25 PM

Could hackers derail Clinton's White House dream?

With the threat of an indictment over her use of a personal email server gone, Democrats fear hacked documents could do just as much damage.David Rosenberg, 8/8/2016, 10:06 AM

Russian drone invaded Israeli airspace

Putin admits drone which entered Israeli airspace was Russian, not Syrian. Despite three attempts, IDF failed to shoot down the aircraft.David Rosenberg, 8/7/2016, 9:34 AM

Russia fires back at Obama's criticism on Syria

Russia accuses Washington of lacking trust in Moscow and not behaving as a true partner.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 8/5/2016, 10:18 PM

Obama: Putin can't be trusted on Syria

U.S. President vows to crush ISIS in Iraq and Syria, but says he doubts Russian President can be trusted in helping.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/5/2016, 5:13 AM

Russia accuses Syrian rebels of using poison gas

Russian defense ministry says seven people died in an attack by Syrian rebels using weapons loaded with a "poisonous agent".Ben Ariel, 8/4/2016, 3:07 AM

Syrian regime forces close in on Aleppo

Syrian regime forces, backed by heavy Russian air raids, recaptured hilltops and villages on the southwest edges of Aleppo.Rachel Kaplan, 8/3/2016, 1:30 PM

Jihadist rebels repelled from Aleppo

Fierce fighting between Russian forces and rebels continues after rebels attempted to invade Aleppo overnight.AFP, 8/2/2016, 12:13 PM