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UN envoy lauds significant drop in Syria violence

UN's Syria envoy applauds a fall in violence through the first 24 hours of ceasefire, but says aid convoys have not yet deployed.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/14/2016, 5:44 AM

Death toll in Syrian war passes 300,000

More than 300,000 people have been killed in Syria since March 2011, according to latest toll by the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.Ben Ariel, 9/14/2016, 3:14 AM

IDF attacks in Syria following latest 'spillover'

Israel Air Force targets artillery positions of the Syrian regime after three projectiles hit Israel.Elad Benari, 9/14/2016, 12:04 AM

3 mortar shells explode in the Golan Heights

In what is becoming a repeated occurrence, 3 mortar shells fired from Syria explode in Golan in what appears to be unintentional fire.Kobi Finkler, 9/13/2016, 7:06 PM

IDF denies Syria downed Israeli planes

'Missiles were fired at our aircraft, but never threatened the targets.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/13/2016, 10:50 AM

IDF attacks Syrian targets in the Golan Heights

Aircraft from the Israel Air Force strike cannons belonging to the Syrian regime after mortar explodes in the Golan Heights.Elad Benari, 9/13/2016, 2:33 AM

'Last chance' ceasefire in Syria takes effect

U.S.- and Russia-brokered ceasefire takes effect amid skepticism over how long it will hold.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/13/2016, 2:12 AM

Pentagon: ISIS spokesman killed in U.S. airstrike

Pentagon spokesman confirms ISIS spokesman Abu Mohamed al-Adnani was killed by an American airstrike in northern Syria.Ben Ariel, 9/13/2016, 1:12 AM

Analysis: Ceasefire in Syria means time to reload

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

'The solution is polygamy'

Polygamy and divorce are on the rise in war-torn Syria.AFP, 9/12/2016, 9:02 AM

Hardline Syrian rebel group rejects truce

Islamist Ahrar al-Sham rejects truce in Syria brokered by the U.S. and Russia.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/12/2016, 4:44 AM

4th mortar shell falls in the Golan Heights

A mortar shell - the fourth in a few days - fell in the Golan Heights in Israeli territory. The explosive hit an open area.Orli Harari, 9/10/2016, 10:37 PM

Air strike kills top jihadist rebel commander

An air strike near Syria's battleground city Aleppo killed the military leader of the largest rebel alliance.AFP, 9/9/2016, 10:59 AM

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

Syrian regime denies using chlorine

Syrian government denies it used chlorine gas in an attack in Aleppo, following which dozens were treated for breathing problems.Elad Benari, 9/9/2016, 4:46 AM

CIA chief: ISIS will remain a threat for a while

CIA Director John Brennan predicts that that ISIS will remain a threat in Syria and Iraq for quite some time.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/9/2016, 3:43 AM

Presidential nominee doesn't know about 'Aleppo'

Libertarian presidential nominee Gary Johnson doesn't recognize the name of Syria's second largest city during a TV interview.Ben Ariel, 9/9/2016, 3:15 AM

Top Syrian rebel commander killed in airstrike

Leader of Fateh al-Sham, formerly Al-Nusra Front, killed in an airstrike during a meeting of the group's leaders.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/9/2016, 2:11 AM

IDF attacks Syrian mortar launchers

Israeli Air Force launches airstrikes against mortar launchers belonging to the Syrian regime in the Golan Heights.Elad Benari, 9/8/2016, 2:24 AM

Britain, opposition plan for post-Assad Syria

British Foreign Minister Boris Johnson to meet Syrian opposition leaders to plan for gradual transition to democracy in Syria, sans Assad.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/7/2016, 12:31 PM

Syrian regime reportedly uses chlorine in Aleppo

Dozens of people treated for breathing problems in Aleppo after regime helicopters drop barrel bombs which may have contained chlorine gas.Ben Ariel, 9/7/2016, 3:45 AM

Erdogan proposes Syria 'no-fly zone'

Turkish President says he proposed to both the United States and Russia the setting up of a no-fly zone in northern Syria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/6/2016, 5:42 AM

IDF attacks in Syria

IDF forces attacked Syrian mortar enclavements in retaliation for mortar bombing in Central Golan HeightsKobi Finkler, 9/4/2016, 10:27 PM

Syria regime advances south of Aleppo

Syrian government forces advanced on Sunday south of Aleppo as they pushed to once again encircle rebel neighborhoods and reimpose a siege.AFP, 9/4/2016, 2:48 PM

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

Erdogan: Kurds didn't move east of Euphrates

Turkish President dismisses claims that the Kurdish People's Protection Units retreated east of the Euphrates River.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/2/2016, 5:15 AM

U.S. journalist flees Syria, arrested in Turkey

State Department says Lindsay Snell has been arrested in Turkey and charged with "violating a military zone" after she returned from Syria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/1/2016, 3:42 AM

'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

U.S. confirms ISIS spokesman was targeted

American official confirms international coalition targeted ISIS spokesman, but won't say whether he was killed.Ben Ariel, 8/31/2016, 1:38 AM

Senior ISIS official killed in Syria

Abu Mohammad al-Adnani, ISIS leader and spokesperson reportedly killed in Syria.David Rosenberg, 8/30/2016, 9:35 PM

How the Syrian war impacts the Middle East

Watch: ILTV speaks with Dr. Mordechai Kedar of the Bar Ilan University Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic StudiesILTV, 8/30/2016, 9:06 AM

UN awarded contracts to Assad associates

Guardian newspaper reveals the UN has awarded contracts to people closely associated with Syrian President as part of an aid program.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/30/2016, 3:12 AM

Turkey: Kurds must not reach the sea

Turkey excuses recent raids on Kurdish forces by citing the dangers of a split Syria, as Kurds inch toward the Mediterranean.AFP, 8/29/2016, 4:55 PM

Pentagon: Stand down, Kurds, Turks

As the US-backed Kurds and the invading Turks continue to scrap to the west of the Euphrates, the Pentagon tries to take tensions down.AFP, 8/29/2016, 3:23 PM

France presses UN to condemn chemical attacks

France pressing Security Council members to condemn the Syrian government over report that Syrian troops used chemical weapons.Ben Ariel, 8/29/2016, 5:16 AM

Evacuation from Syria's Daraya begins

Rebels and civilians begin evacuating the Syrian town of Daraya after a four-year army siege.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 8/26/2016, 9:03 PM

Barrel bomb attack in Aleppo kills 11 children

15 civilians, including 11 children, killed in a barrel bomb attack on a rebel-held neighborhood of Syria's Aleppo.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/26/2016, 3:13 AM

U.S. calls for Assad to be held accountable

White House says it is "impossible to deny" that Syria launched chemical weapon attacks.Ben Ariel, 8/25/2016, 6:44 AM

UN: Both Assad and ISIS used chemical weapons

UN investigation finds Syrian President's forces carried out at least two chemical attacks, and ISIS jihadists used mustard gas as a weapon.Elad Benari, 8/25/2016, 1:13 AM

Pentagon to Syria: Don't fly near coalition troops

United States warns Syrian regime that it is prepared to shoot down planes threatening international coalition forces in northern Syria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/23/2016, 4:10 AM

UN official blasts 'sinful' carnage in Aleppo

UN top aid official Stephen O'Brien voices anger at world powers' inability to agree on a truce to allow aid into Syria's second city.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/23/2016, 2:16 AM

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: 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

Truce in Hasakeh? Kurds deny a deal was reached

Syria's military says a truce deal was reached with the Kurds in the city of Hasakeh, while Kurdish source says talks are still ongoing.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/22/2016, 3:12 AM

Syrian pound drops sharply against US dollar

The value of the Syrian pound fell sharply over the weekend due to petroleum shortage as a result the war ravaging the country.AFP, 8/21/2016, 5:48 PM

More than 300 civilians dead in Aleppo

More than 300 civilians have been killed in a three-week surge of fighting and bombardment in devastated city of Aleppo.AFP, 8/20/2016, 9:31 PM

U.S. scrambles jets to protect advisers in Syria

Fighters sent to protect U.S. advisers working with Kurdish forces after Syrian regime jets bombed the area.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 8/19/2016, 9:20 PM

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

Syria regime aircraft strike Kurds - a first

Syrian government aircraft bombed Kurdish positions in northeastern Syria, the first such strikes against a Kurdish-held area of Syria.AFP, 8/18/2016, 3:45 PM

Amnesty denounces abuse in Syrian jails

Amnesty International says Syrian authorities are committing torture on a "massive scale" in government prisons.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/18/2016, 5:15 AM

How was wounded Syrian hurt by Israeli weapon?

Israeli doctors surprised to discover that a wounded Syrian had been injured by an Israeli weapon.Ben Ariel, 8/18/2016, 4:44 AM

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