ANALYSIS: Who's really to blame for downed Russian plane?

The Israeli and Russian versions of the incident differ greatly, but Putin is calming the waters.Yochanan Visser, Thursday, 10:19 PM

IAF chief meets Russian commanders in Moscow

High-ranking officials in Israeli, Russian air forces hold several meetings after accidental downing of Russian plane by Syrian army.Arutz Sheva Staff, Thursday, 8:25 PM

'We'll take all measures to protect our soldiers'

Russian Embassy issues bristling statement against Israel: 'Moscow views Israeli Air Force actions as irresponsible and unfriendly.'Mordechai Sones, Thursday, 1:16 PM

'Prevent situation where Iran surrounds Israel'

Minister Bennett says Russians understood Syrian fire felled their plane; Israel will continue preventing Iranian establishment in Syria.Mordechai Sones, Thursday, 11:38 AM

Assad blames Israel for downing of Russian plane

Syrian President writes Putin, says Russian plane was downed over Syria due to Israeli "arrogance".Elad Benari, Thursday, 3:49 AM

IDF delegation heads to Moscow

Israeli military officials head to Russia in bid to prove IDF not to blame for downing of Russian aircraft over Syria.Arutz Sheva Staff, Wednesday, 10:30 PM

Pompeo expresses sorrow over downing of Russian plane

Secretary of State says downing of Russian warplane underscores an urgent need to resolve the Syria conflict.Elad Benari, Canada, Wednesday, 12:48 AM

Trump: 'Seems' like Syria shot down a Russian plane

US President says Syria likely shot down a Russian military plane near its coast.Elad Benari, Canada, Tuesday, 10:47 PM

Netanyahu speaks with Putin after Russian plane downed

Netanyahu speaks with Russian President, expresses regret over the death of Russian soldiers in the downing of Russian plane in Syria.Elad Benari, Canada, Tuesday, 6:23 PM

Putin: Downing of Russian plane appears to be accident

Russian president says downing of Russian plane wasn't deliberate, will discuss incident with Netanyahu.David Rosenberg, Tuesday, 4:52 PM

Israel: Syria, not IDF shot down Russian plane

IDF acknowledges strike in Syria - but says downed Russian plane was accidentally hit by Syrian missiles after Israeli jets had left.David Rosenberg, Tuesday, 3:33 PM

Russia summons Israel envoy after plane downed in Syria

Israeli ambassador summoned, Russian defense minister threatens response, after Israel blamed for downing of Russian plane.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, Tuesday, 1:57 PM

Russia: Israel gave warning a minute before attacking

Russian defense ministry says 'irresponsible' Israeli actions during strike in Syria responsible for downing of Russian spy plane.Ido Ben Porat, Tuesday, 11:03 AM

Russian aircraft disappears in Syria

Russian military aircraft disappears during airstrike over Latakia. US official: Syrian army inadvertently shot it down.Elad Benari, Tuesday, 6:47 AM

Russia: Ukraine downed MH17

Russian Defense Ministry reveals paper trail proving Ukraine owned missile responsible for downing Flight MH17 in 2014.Arutz Sheva Staff, Monday, 4:22 PM

ANALYSIS: US, Turkish show of force delays Russian offensive

Humanitarian crisis avoided after US and Turkish threats make Russia think twice about Idlib campaign.Yochanan Visser, Monday, 2:01 PM

Russia to Europe: Don't cooperate with US on Iran

Russia's Dep. Foreign Minister promises to work with China, Europe, to protect Iran deal.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/12/2018, 8:41 AM

Putin meets Chief Rabbi of Russia

Russian President extends greetings to Russian Jews in honor of Rosh Hashanah.Ben Ariel, Canada, 9/9/2018, 7:01 PM

UK names Russian suspects in poisoning

British police identify Russian nationals suspected in poisoning of ex-spy and his daughter in UK - but no extradition likely.David Rosenberg, 9/5/2018, 1:52 PM

Russian war games cause delays at Israeli airports

As Russia gears up for largest military drills since Cold War, Israeli air authority warns of serious delays to flights.David Rosenberg, 9/4/2018, 8:35 AM

'No reason Lyubavichi shouldn't surmount Uman'

A tiny Russian village of Chabad fame dreams of starting its own Jewish pilgrimage tradition.JTA, 9/1/2018, 8:31 PM

A secret mission to Iran

Exclusive: Arutz Sheva discovers Russia's Chief Rabbi Lazar visited Iran - on a mission for Russia's Pres. Putin.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/31/2018, 3:02 PM

'We will not allow Iran to remain in Syria'

After Iran, Syria sign agreement, senior Israeli minister warns that Israel will not permit Iran to use Syria as base for attacks.David Rosenberg, 8/29/2018, 2:25 PM

Russia accuses Syrian rebels of planning chemical attack

Russia claims Syrian rebels are preparing a chemical attack in the Idlib province.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/29/2018, 4:44 AM

ANALYSIS: Dangerous stand-off between Russia and US over Syria

The Syrian war is far from over and could blow up into a regional or even world conflict.Yochanan Visser, 8/26/2018, 10:32 PM

Russia to deliver S-400 system to Turkey in 2019

Russia's state arms exporter says Moscow will deliver sophisticated anti-ballistic missile defense systems to Turkey in 2019.Elad Benari, 8/22/2018, 6:30 AM

'Russia, Israel, and US agree - Iran must leave Syria'

NSA John Bolton says Putin doesn't have 'same interests' as Iran, agrees with US, Israeli demand that Iran withdraw forces from Syria.David Rosenberg, 8/19/2018, 6:13 PM

Meddling by Iran, North Korea, China could affect 2018 midterms

National Security Advisor John Bolton says Russia not only threat to integrity of US elections, warns Iran, China, N. Korea also 'meddling'.David Rosenberg, 8/19/2018, 3:43 PM

Putin meets Iranian president

Russian, Iranian presidents meet on sidelines of Caspian Summit, praise their work to ensure Assad's victory in Syria.Gary Willig, 8/12/2018, 7:21 PM

Russian court forces ice cream maker to drop ‘poor Jew’ label

Court rules against ice cream company which named cone wrapped in image of Israeli flag 'poor Jew.'JTA, 8/12/2018, 7:38 AM

Russia: Iran withdraws to over 50 miles from Israel

Russian official says Iranian forces in Syria have withdrawn to 53 miles from border with Israeli Golan Heights.JTA, 8/1/2018, 4:15 PM

'Israel's security is very important to Russia'

Russian Ambassador Viktorov says Israel's security is important to Russia, but only part of his country's concerns.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/30/2018, 9:36 PM

Netanyahu says 'no' to Russia

Israeli PM refuses summit in Russia with PA chairman Abbas and Russian President Putin.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/26/2018, 5:43 PM

Russia thanks IDF leaders for killing terrorists

Russian Defense Ministry thanks Israel for attacking ISIS terrorists in Syria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/26/2018, 12:59 PM

Trump postpones follow-up meeting with Putin

White House announces follow-up meeting between Trump and Russian counterpart will be postponed until next year.Ben Ariel, 7/26/2018, 3:06 AM

Israel to Russia: Iran must withdraw completely from Syria

Russia offers to keep Iran forces in Syria 62 miles from border, Israel refuses.AFP, Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/24/2018, 2:44 PM

'Our goal is to push Iran out of Syria'

Senior political source on PM's meeting with Russian Foreign Minister, Chief of Staff: We take no position on continuation of Assad regime.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/23/2018, 8:25 PM

Assad's return to Golan complicates Israel's war with Iran

The Assad regime claims the 1974 agreement forbids the IAF from entering Syrian airspace in the  Golan.Yochanan Visser, 7/20/2018, 2:47 PM

Trump: Discussions with Putin, Netanyahu on Israel's security

President Trump says US and Russia on the same page regarding need to prevent threats to Israel originating from Syria.Gary Willig, 7/17/2018, 9:53 PM

'Putin is serious about forcing Iran out of Syria'

Russia has mutual interest with US and Israel in ultimately removing Iranian forces from Syria, says Dep. Min, ex-ambassador Michael Oren.David Rosenberg, 7/17/2018, 1:18 PM

'Putin believes in Israel, is a fan of Netanyahu'

Trump-Putin meeting will 'really' benefit Israel, says Trump, adding that Russian leader is a 'believer' in Israel, fan of Netanyahu.David Rosenberg, 7/17/2018, 8:46 AM

Putin: Trump stressed Israel's national security

Russian president says US President Donald Trump 'paid particular attention' to Israel's security needs in discussions on Syria.Gary Willig, 7/16/2018, 6:40 PM

Trump: US-Russia relationship has NEVER been worse

President bashes timing of indictment of 12 Russians accused of attempting to meddle in 2016 election, says US-Russia relations never worse.David Rosenberg, 7/16/2018, 10:42 AM

Netanyahu, Trump talk prior to president’s summit with Putin

Trump, Netanyahu discuss security issues, diplomacy ahead of Trump's summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin.JTA, 7/15/2018, 10:58 PM

12 Russians indicted in DNC hacking

Special counsel Robert Mueller indicts 12 Russian intelligence officers in 2016 hacking of Democratic National Committee (DNC).Ben Ariel, Canada, 7/13/2018, 9:04 PM

Argentina urges Russia to arrest Iran official over 1994 bombing

Argentina requests Russia arrest, extradite former Iranian Foreign Minister for his role in bombing of Jewish center.AFP, 7/13/2018, 8:23 AM

Trump and Putin: What do they want from each other?

What Putin hopes to achieve at his Helsinki summit with Trump.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/13/2018, 6:16 AM

Netanyahu: Israel has 'no problem' with Assad government

PM Netanyahu says Russia has pushed Iran away from Israeli border, Israel has 'no problem' with Assad regime.Nitsan Keidar, 7/12/2018, 2:23 PM

Argentina asks Russia to arrest Khamenei adviser

Argentine federal judge investigating 1994 AMIA bombing asks Russia to arrest Ali Akbar Velayati, suspected of involvement in the attack.Elad Benari, 7/12/2018, 3:42 AM

Watch: Netanyahu cheering at World Cup semi-final

PM and his wife attend World Cup semi-final match together with two children who are fighting cancer.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/11/2018, 11:21 PM

Netanyahu meets Putin's emissaries

PM meets Russian President Vladimir Putin's special envoy, Alexander Lavrentiev, and with Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Vershinin.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/10/2018, 8:57 PM

15,000 Boers plan move to Russia from South Africa

Absorption considered after series of murders South African government accused of encouraging.Mordechai Sones, 7/8/2018, 12:50 PM

Iraqi intelligence: Russian forces killed ISIS leader's son

Iraqi intelligence says Russian forces fired three missiles at a cave in Homs, killing son of ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.Elad Benari, 7/5/2018, 6:35 AM

Thousands of Syrian refugees heading towards Israel

60,000 Syrians reportedly making their way from Syria towards Israelis border following bombings by regime forces.David Rosenberg, 6/28/2018, 6:00 PM

World’s northernmost JCC opens in Russian Arctic city

Russian city of Arkhangelsk, where sun currently shines 21 hours a day, opens synagogue at cost of $3 million.JTA, 6/26/2018, 8:39 PM

Russian jets attack rebel-held town near Golan

Russia assists Assad offensive near Israeli border that US says violates ceasefire brokered by US and Russia.Gary Willig, 6/24/2018, 7:14 PM

Russia in Syria: 'Caught Between Iran and Israel'

Moscow must balance between war ally Iran and important regional player Israel – states with radically different geopolitical imperatives.Mordechai Sones, 6/24/2018, 6:28 PM