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Kerry vs Russia: Stop bombing Syrian opposition

Kerry reports most Russian airstrikes have hit legitimate opposition groups, demand it change its targeting posthaste.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/13/2016, 6:47 PM

Germany says Syria peace deal hangs on Russia

Germany says Russia must stop airstrikes in order to implement deal, accusing Moscow of 'seriously compromising political process.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/12/2016, 1:56 PM

Jewish leader: 'Jews won't take up Putin's offer'

After Putin proposed the Jews of Europe take refuge in Russia, head of the Jewish Autonomy of Tatarstan expresses doubts.Gil Ronen, 2/12/2016, 2:15 AM

Russia: Offensive in Syria could spark 'world war'

After Saudis say their decision to deploy troops in Syria is 'final,' Medvedev issues a dire warning.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/11/2016, 8:54 PM

Russian engineers working with ISIS in Syria

While Russia says it is fighting terror group, new evidence shows it is cutting economic deals amid the bloodshed in Syria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/11/2016, 3:15 PM

Kurds turn to 'great power' Russia as Turkey fumes

'Russia not just an actor, it writes the script'; Kurds turn to increasingly assertive Russia - which is happy to oblige in swipe at Turkey.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/10/2016, 9:12 PM

US: Russian bombing 'enabling ISIS' in Syria

Harsh words from Obama envoy, as Russian bombing campaign continues targeting rebels opposed to ISIS and regime.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/10/2016, 9:01 PM

Russian special forces 'embedded in ISIS'

Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov claims Russian intelligence has successfully infiltrated Islamic State terror group.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/9/2016, 3:58 PM

Abbas 'firmly' backs Russian airstrikes for Assad

Russian Federation Council head meets with Abbas, says he finally showed hand in supporting Assad's regime in civil war.Ari Yashar, 2/7/2016, 7:57 PM

Russia denies 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

NATO accuses Russia of 'undermining' Syrian peace

After peace talks crumble amid new offensive backed by Russian airstrikes on opposition, NATO head takes shots at Moscow.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/5/2016, 11:05 AM

Russia says Turkey is about to invade Syria

Russian defense ministry warns it has 'serious grounds' to think Turkey is making 'intensive preparations for an armed invasion.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/4/2016, 6:12 PM

US demands Russia cease bombing in Syria

Kerry lays blame for suspension of peace talks on Russia, asserts it has 'a responsibility' to stop bombing the Syrian opposition.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/4/2016, 1:06 PM

Russia claims not passing weapons to Hezbollah

Following internal probe of its military, Russia tells Israel that it is not passing weapons on to Hezbollah.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/2/2016, 8:33 AM

Russia accused of creating 'new Hitler' in Syria

Syrian opposition likens Assad to Nazi leader Adolf Hitler, in attack on Russia's interference in Syrian civil war at start of peace talks.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/1/2016, 9:37 PM

Iran hails Russia for pushing nuclear deal through

Iranian nuclear chief reveals if it wasn't for Moscow, controversial nuclear deal never would have been completed.Ari Yashar, 1/31/2016, 4:39 PM

Suspected Russian attacks kill 10 Syrian civilians

Air strikes in ISIS-held village kill 10 civilians, including three children.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/30/2016, 10:36 PM

NATO warns Russia to 'fully respect' airspace

Erdogan: 'Russia will have to face consequences if it keeps on such violations against Turkey's sovereignty rights.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/30/2016, 6:50 PM

Russia safer for Jews than parts of Western Europe

'Refuge' offer to Jews may not have been serious, but Putin's record on anti-Semitism puts European critics to shame.Yoni Kempinski, 1/26/2016, 5:59 PM

Russian strikes helped 'turn around' Syria

Russian FM: Air strikes helped beat back terrorists, prop up Bashar al-Assad.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/26/2016, 11:12 AM

Russian raids kill 33 civilians ahead of talks

Suspected Russian airstrikes wreak damage, killing 9 children 2 women, and US outfits new airfield, days before talks to end Syrian war.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/23/2016, 9:42 PM

Turkish border on brink of Russian warfront?

Russian troops deploy to Syrian border town, with Turkey 'closely watching' and reinforcing amid fears of all out war.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/22/2016, 1:02 PM

1,000 civilians dead in Russia's Syria strikes

Russian lead airstrikes have killed over 1,000 civilians in Syria since the beginning of their involvement in September of 2015.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/20/2016, 2:55 PM

EJC urges Putin's cooperation against terror

Stressing the need for united effort, EJC President tells Russian leader that terror has spread from targeting Jews to 'us all.'Cynthia Blank, 1/19/2016, 10:52 PM

Syria: Dozens dead in battles between regime, ISIS

Islamic State jihadists advance in blistering assault on Deir Ezzor, while regime capitalizes on Russian airstrikes near Aleppo.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/16/2016, 6:25 PM

Russia is giving Hezbollah advanced weapons

Hezbollah commanders reveal Moscow is handing out laser guided rockets, tactical missiles with no restrictions on attacking Israel.Ari Yashar, 1/11/2016, 4:35 PM

Russian airstrike kills eight schoolchildren

Russian airstrike hits school on Monday in city of Anjara in the Aleppo Province. Nine people are dead and over 20 wounded.Raphael Poch, 1/11/2016, 3:33 PM

Russia bombs Al Qaeda prison, kills 21 civilians

Airstrikes on Syrian jail leave 21 civilians, 29 terrorists and 7 detainees dead, with 30 wounded and many in critical condition.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/9/2016, 10:53 PM

Russian Orthodox cleric justifies Syria campaign

As Orthodox Church marks Christmas, Russian Patriarch Kirill says Moscow's strikes in Syria are protecting Russia from 'terrorism.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/7/2016, 2:59 PM

Russia asks Hezbollah, calm tensions with Israel

Following yesterday's bombing attempt against IDF soldiers near Har Dov, Russia asks Hezbollah to calm tensions.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/5/2016, 2:03 PM

Japan and Russia to finally sign WW2 peace treaty?

70 years since the end of the Second World War, Japanese PM Shinzo Abe approaches Putin to end 'abnormal' ongoing dispute.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/4/2016, 12:10 PM

Russia considers US a threat to national security

Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed off on a document listing US, NATO as threats to national security.Matt Wanderman, 1/2/2016, 9:35 PM

Russia denies causing civilian deaths in Syria

Russia slams as "absurd" accusations by the United States that Russian air strikes in Syria are killing hundreds of civilians.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/31/2015, 1:46 AM

State Dept.: Russian strikes killing civilians

State Department spokesman says Russia's indiscriminate air strikes in Syria have killed hundreds of civilians.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/30/2015, 1:42 AM

Russia envoy on Syria secretly visits Israel

Officials told Alexander Lavrentiev in no uncertain terms any int'l deal on Syria would need to spell end to attacks from there on Israel.Cynthia Blank, 12/27/2015, 9:01 AM

Russia: We identified who downed plane in Egypt

Russia's intelligence agency says it identified the groups behind the downing of Metrojet A321 over the Sinai Peninsula.Ben Ariel, 12/25/2015, 5:45 AM

Russia slams report accusing it of war crimes

Amnesty Int'l report full of 'cliches and fakes,' Russia's defense ministry says after being accused of causing mass civilian casualties.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/23/2015, 7:39 PM

Russia accused of committing war crimes in Syria

Amnesty International says Russia 'directly targeted' civilians with no military aim, killing hundreds; strikes hit hospitals, market.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/23/2015, 7:32 AM

Iran: Russia will build us 2 new nuclear plants

AEOI deputy head reveals Russia to begin construction on 'joint nuclear power plants'; says Iran, not world powers, to redesign Arak.Ari Yashar, 12/22/2015, 3:44 PM

France, Russia look to intensify anti-ISIS battle

French defense minister in Russia to discuss increasing airstrikes against Islamic State terror group.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/21/2015, 10:00 PM

Downed Russian jet's black box 'not readable'

Crisis remains at high level as black box of jet shot down by Turkey will take 'a long time' to decipher, due to damage on memory cards.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/21/2015, 9:43 PM

Iran, not ISIS, is Israel's greatest foe

Israeli expert analyzes Israel's long term game plan in Syria, says Kuntar's death a step in the right direction to quietly oust Assad.Raphael Poch, 12/20/2015, 4:51 PM

McCain flabbergasted Kerry likes Russia's bombing

'I'm not making this up,' says an incensed McCain quoting Kerry's support for Russian bombing of US-backed Syrian opposition forces.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/18/2015, 2:01 PM

Russian airstrikes kill 32 civilians, no jihadists

Monitor reports that strikes on three areas in northern Syria left 32 dead, half of them women and children, and two rescue workers.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/18/2015, 12:31 PM

Russia opens black box of jet shot down by Turkey

Moscow declares it has proof jet didn't violate Turkish airspace, opens black box in presence of Chinese and British experts.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/18/2015, 11:07 AM

Is Russia gearing up for war with Turkey?

Missile cruiser deployed to Syrian coast after jet shot down - but its massive nuclear-capable arsenal isn't meant for fighting jihadists.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/18/2015, 7:32 AM

Putin vows: No reconciliation with Turkey

In angry speech Russian president hints Ankara downed Moscow's jet in a deal with the US, says Erdogan overseeing a 'creeping Islamization.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/17/2015, 3:20 PM

Did the top Iranian general visit Moscow again?

Iranian media reports that Qassem Soleimani visited Russia and met Putin. The Kremlin denies the reports.Elad Benari, 12/17/2015, 3:42 AM

Russia talks women out of joining 'terrorists'

Russia's FSB secret service says it prevented women who had fallen 'in love' with 'terrorists' online from boarding flights to Turkey.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/16/2015, 10:10 PM

Putin-Erdogan 'peace talks' collapse

Scheduled summit to head off Russia-Turkey crisis canceled in advance, nipping chances of rapprochement in the bud.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/14/2015, 4:01 PM

Russia rejects Syrian opposition framework

Groundbreaking talks by Syrian opposition groups which produced framework doesn't represent Syrian opposition, Moscow says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/12/2015, 6:11 PM

Putin initiates law against anti-Semitism

Russian president continues to surprise with his strong stance against anti-Semitism.Hillel Fendel, 12/10/2015, 4:45 AM

US fears Russian challenge to a Syria no-fly zone

Sen. John McCain slams 'embarrassing' admission by general about why US is wary of imposing a no-fly zone.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/9/2015, 8:11 PM

Turkey accuses Russia of 'ethnic cleansing'

Tensions between Russia escalate further after Turkish PM says Russia's strikes in Syria are 'strengthening ISIS.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/9/2015, 7:26 PM

Russia finds black box of jet downed by Turkey

Putin orders to open black box of fighter jet shot down by Turkey with foreign experts, to clear up case that has sundered bilateral ties.Ari Yashar, 12/9/2015, 9:49 AM

Russia crisis may cost Turkey $9 billion

Turkish deputy PM reveals depth of fallout after Russian jet downed, warns if sanctions continue 'all dissuasive measures will be taken.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/7/2015, 12:56 PM

ISIS executioner of Chechen 'spy' was Russian

Chechen leader says the jihadist who beheaded a Chechen man in an ISIS video is an ethnic Russian.Arutz Sheva North America, 12/4/2015, 10:24 PM