Russia blames US for Iranian presence near Israeli border

Russian Deputy Foreign Minister tells i24News deal to move Iranian military from Syrian border failed because of US oil sanctions.Gary Willig, 1/9/2019, 9:54 PM

'Israel is prepared to thwart a cyber intervention'

Amid report that unnamed nation plans to meddle in election, PM emphasizes Israel is 'prepared.' Russia denies it's the country in question.AFP, 1/9/2019, 4:37 PM

Turkey refuses to cancel purchase of S-400 from Russia

Turkey reportedly rejects US offer to cancel its purchase of S-400 missiles from Russia.Elad Benari, 1/7/2019, 4:39 AM

Russia accuses Israel of 'gross violation' of Syrian sovereignty

Moscow condemns alleged Israeli airstrike on Hezbollah leaders in Damascus.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/26/2018, 3:51 PM

'ISIS has been crushed, but the US does not withdraw its forces'

Russian FM expresses skepticism about US withdrawal from Syria. "Let's see how this ‘withdrawal’ will play out."Tal Polon, 12/25/2018, 9:07 AM

'States will begin to disintegrate from within'

Former Mossad Chief on cyber threat to West: 'No Russian army could've done such damage as in US: Mutual suspicion, hostility, violence.'Mordechai Sones, 12/24/2018, 3:43 PM

ANALYSIS: How Trump aided Iran, Russia, Turkey and ISIS in Syria

If US forces leave Syria, Russia and Iran will fill the vacuum.Yochanan Visser, 12/23/2018, 10:06 PM

Report: Israel rejects request to mediate between US and Russia

Russia reportedly asked Israel to 'open the doors' for dialogue with White House over Iran and Syria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/20/2018, 10:18 PM

Russia tells Israel: You're also talking to Hamas

Russia responds vigorously to Israel protesting Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh invitation to Moscow, sent only two weeks after Gaza fighting.Mordechai Sones, 12/18/2018, 9:21 PM

Russia announces plans to set up military base in Caribbean

Russia wants to deploy strategic aircraft at Venezuelan airbase in Caribbean Sea south-east of United States.Mordechai Sones, 12/18/2018, 8:24 PM

Israel joins UN critics of Russia’s ‘occupation’ of Crimea

Israel votes in favor of UN resolution condemning Russian occupation of Ukraine’s Crimean peninsula.Cnaan Liphshiz - JTA, 12/18/2018, 5:29 PM

Russia warns Lebanon over violations of Israeli territory

Arab media outlet reports that Russia warned Lebanon not to permit violations of Israeli territory, following discovery of terror tunnels.David Rosenberg, 12/17/2018, 9:07 AM

IDF officers brief Russian counterparts on Northern Shield

IDF presents policy to continue preventing Iranian entrenchment and arming Hezbollah in Syria.Mordechai Sones, 12/12/2018, 4:24 PM

Pompeo slams Russia for sending bombers to Venezuela

Secretary of State calls Russian decision to send two nuclear-capable bombers to Venezuela 'collaboration between two corrupt governments'.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/11/2018, 9:09 PM

IDF delegation to discuss anti-Hezbollah operation with Russia

IDF delegation will head to Moscow to brief Russian counterparts on operation to destroy Hezbollah's terror tunnels.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/11/2018, 3:11 AM

Russia: Israel has right to defend itself from Hezbollah tunnels

Following launch of IDF operation against terror tunnels from Lebanon, Russia backs Israeli right to self-defense - with caveats.David Rosenberg, 12/5/2018, 1:30 PM

Ukraine-Russia naval clash

Russian Navy seizes three Ukrainian ships, imprisoning 24 crew members, openly using force to assert sovereignty over the Kerch Strait.i24News, 12/2/2018, 6:47 PM

Trump cancels meeting with Putin over Ukraine clash

US President cites Russian failure to free sailors captured in maritime battle with Ukrainian ships in cancelling meeting.Gary Willig, 11/29/2018, 6:59 PM

Ukraine imposes martial law following clash with Russia

Ukrainian parliament approves president's proposal for martial law, which will be imposed for 30 days in 10 of Ukraine's 27 regions.Elad Benari, 11/27/2018, 12:06 AM

Nikki Haley criticizes Russia for firing on Ukrainian ships

In emergency meeting of UN Security Council Haley says US stands with Ukraine people, calls Russia to respect international obligations.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/26/2018, 7:53 PM

Russia attacks Syrian rebels after suspected chemical attack

Russian warplanes attack rebel-held areas in northern Syria following suspected poison gas attack in Aleppo.Elad Benari, 11/26/2018, 5:05 AM

Security Council to meet over Russia-Ukraine clash

Ambassador Nikki Haley announces emergency meeting of UN Security Council following clash near Crimea.Elad Benari, 11/26/2018, 4:57 AM

Ukrainian president proposes martial law

Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko says he would propose that parliament declare martial law following clash with Russia.Ben Ariel, 11/26/2018, 1:04 AM

Russia, Ukraine clash in Black Sea

Ukraine claims Russian forces capture three of its vessels, block sea traffic in Black Sea.David Rosenberg, 11/25/2018, 10:20 PM

Lavrov: Russia willing to mediate Israel-PA talks

Russian foreign minister says his country is ready to host a meeting between Israelis and Palestinian Arabs.Elad Benari, Canada, 11/23/2018, 8:09 PM

US uncovers network that sent money to Hamas and Hezbollah

US disrupts Iranian-Russian network that sent millions of barrels of oil to Syria and money to indirectly fund Hamas and Hezbollah.Ben Ariel, 11/21/2018, 5:34 AM

The Russian-Iranian deal offered to Israel

Russia reportedly proposes that Iran be granted relief from some US sanctions in in return for the removal of its forces from Syria.Elad Benari, 11/21/2018, 12:07 AM

Snowden issues surveillance warning to Israelis

Former CIA employee who leaked US government secrets warns Israelis over state surveillance, criticizes private Israeli cyber firms.AFP, Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/7/2018, 8:31 AM

Few anti-Semitic attacks in Russia - but sentiment is rife

Jews less threatened by anti-Semitic attacks in Russia than in Western Europe, study shows, but anti-Semitic sentiments common.JTA, 10/31/2018, 2:45 PM

Putin: 'Russia developing new powerful weapons'

Russian president continues hawkish rhetoric, says new weapons 'significantly excel foreign designs and are simply unrivaled'.Tzvi Lev, 10/26/2018, 1:29 PM

Trump mocks NYT claims Russia hacked his cell phone

US President says he only uses government phones after New York Times reports Russia, China hacked his private phone.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/25/2018, 7:48 PM

S-300 system in Syria not yet operational

Israeli intelligence believes Syria has yet to render Russian-provided anti-aircraft system operational.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/24/2018, 9:30 PM

Report: Russia transferred highly-advanced S-300 system to Syria

Report claims that in addition to 'classic' model, another model with highly-advanced capabilities delivered to Syria.Tal Polon, 10/19/2018, 2:29 PM

Jewish student survives Crimea school attack

Jewish student at Crimea college where gunman killed 18 misses attack when he was late for school.Gary Willig, 10/17/2018, 8:15 PM

13 dead in Crimea college bombing

Explosion in Crimean college kills at least 13, with reports of shooting on campus.David Rosenberg, 10/17/2018, 2:54 PM

'Israel has succeeded even when rest of the world has failed'

PM Netanyahu hails Israeli economic success where other countries faced recession or stagnation.Gary Willig, 10/15/2018, 5:05 PM

Bomb injures Russian Jewish leader

Russian Jewish leader, assistant hospitalized when package bomb explodes in office.JTA, 10/15/2018, 4:52 PM

Despite surge from Russia, aliyah falls in 2018

Immigration to Israel declines in 2018, despite 35% increase in immigration from Russia, as French aliyah declines.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 10/12/2018, 2:59 PM

Russia slams Israel over Iran nuclear archive

Russian Deputy Foreign Minister accuses Netanyahu of grandstanding with reveal of Iranian nuclear archive.Gary Willig, 10/11/2018, 7:29 PM

Russia to expel Israeli-born rabbi accused of espionage

Chabad emissary who has served as Siberia's chief rabbi to be deported from Russia after being accused of espionage.David Rosenberg, 10/11/2018, 6:36 PM

Netanyahu: Russian missiles in Syria won't deter us

PM tells Russia Israel will continue to take necessary action in Syria - even after delivery of Russian S-300 surface-to-air missiles.AFP, Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/9/2018, 7:55 PM

Russian official: S-300 to Syria was free of charge

Russian source says his country delivered the S-300 missile system to Syria at no cost.Elad Benari, 10/9/2018, 4:38 AM

ANALYSIS: Russia's latest moves in Syria reveal it as an enemy

Russia's supplying S-300 missiles to Syria is a clearly hostile act towards Israel.Yochanan Visser, 10/8/2018, 9:26 AM

Russian rabbi: Giving Syria S-300 was a ‘mistake’

In rare rebuke, Russian chief rabbi slams missile transfer to Syria as ‘mistake,’ says it will ‘augment’ region’s problems.JTA, 10/6/2018, 7:57 PM

Putin: Poisoned Russian double agent 'a scumbag'

Russian President Vladimir Putin lashes out at former Russia double agent that was poisoned in England earlier this year.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/4/2018, 6:05 PM

US General: S-300 delivery to Syria 'irresponsible'

CENTCOM commander says Russia wrong to send air defense system to Syria.Tzvi Lev, 10/4/2018, 5:05 PM

Russia: Woman hires assassin to kill noisy neighbors

Russian woman hires assassin to kill renovating neighbors, is arrested.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/4/2018, 4:47 PM

Pompeo: S-300 to Syria a 'serious escalation'

Secretary of State calls Russia's delivery of S-300 surface-to-air missile system to Syria a "serious escalation".Elad Benari, 10/4/2018, 2:07 AM

US: S-300 to Syria would be 'serious escalation'

State Department spokeswoman comments on Russia's delivery of S-300 missile systems to Syria, says it would be a concern if true.Ben Ariel, 10/3/2018, 3:10 AM

S-300 systems arrive in Syria

Russia delivers advanced anti-aircraft system to Assad regime after Syrian army shoots down Russian plane.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/2/2018, 9:09 PM

Report: Syria paid Russia $1 billion for S-300 missiles

Money was transferred to Russian banks years ago, but only given to Russia upon delivery of missile system, source says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/29/2018, 10:17 PM

Russia: Delivery of S-300 to Syria has begun

Russian Foreign Minister says delivery of Russian surface-to-air missile system to Syria has already begun.Elad Benari, Canada, 9/28/2018, 11:59 PM

Report: Russia won't curb Israeli airstrikes in Syria

Iranian media reports that Russia has given Israel permission to attack Iranian bases in Syria other than ones near Russian troops.Tzvi Lev, 9/27/2018, 8:39 PM

'Palestinian state doesn't interest me'

Liberman refers to Trump declaration on two-state solution. 'Population demonstrating with Palestinian flags is the real problem.'Mordechai Sones, 9/27/2018, 11:56 AM

'Israel’s freedom of action could be restricted'

Former Ambassador, Dennis Ross, talks about the effect of Russia's decision to send the S-300 missile system to Syria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/26/2018, 3:31 AM

Moscow: Trump did not 'take Russia's name in vain'

Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman notes US president only briefly mentioned Russia in UN speech.Gary Willig, 9/25/2018, 9:37 PM

Cabinet: IDF to continue operating against Iran in Syria

Security Cabinet says Israel shares in sorrow with Russia over planed downed by Syria, vows to continue to act to defend Israeli interests.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/25/2018, 3:39 PM