Syria

Trump urges end to bloodshed in Syria's Idlib

Trump urges end to bloodshed in Syria's Idlib

US President calls for governments in Moscow, Damascus and Tehran to stop bloodshed in last stronghold of Syrian rebels.Elad Benari, 12/27/2019, 6:44 AM
Report: 5 killed in attack on Iranian-backed militia in Syria

Report: 5 killed in attack on Iranian-backed militia in Syria

Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reports five dead in missile strike near the town of Al Bukamal along the Syria-Iraq border.Elad Benari, 12/26/2019, 12:05 AM
Iranian official: We'll respond to Israeli attacks

Iranian official: We'll respond to Israeli attacks

Senior adviser to Khamenei warns Israel of response for the attacks in Syria attributed to the Jewish state.Elad Benari, 12/24/2019, 5:12 AM
Report: 3 soldiers killed in Israeli strike in Syria

Report: 3 soldiers killed in Israeli strike in Syria

Monitor group claims three non-Syrian, pro-Assad soldiers killed in Israeli airstrikes south of Damascus. Soldiers likely Iranian.Arutz Sheva Staff, AFP, 12/23/2019, 1:37 PM
Syria claims to have intercepted missiles fired from Israel

Syria claims to have intercepted missiles fired from Israel

Syrian media reports that air defense systems intercepted missiles fired from Israel in the Damascus area. Israel not commenting.Elad Benari, 12/23/2019, 1:24 AM
Secret Iranian subterranean armory revealed

Secret Iranian subterranean armory revealed

Iran is building underground tunnel on Iraq-Syria border to store missiles.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/10/2019, 6:46 PM
Assad: Chemical watchdog falsified report at request of US

Assad: Chemical watchdog falsified report at request of US

Syrian President claims OPCW faked report on attack near Damascus “just because the Americans wanted them to do so.”Ben Ariel, 12/10/2019, 6:14 AM
Report: Russian fighters intercepted Israeli jets over Syria

Report: Russian fighters intercepted Israeli jets over Syria

Russian Su-35 fighter jets reportedly scrambled to intercept Israeli fighters over Syria, block them from carrying out airstrikes.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/9/2019, 2:31 PM
Report: Airstrikes kill five pro-Iran fighters in Syria

Report: Airstrikes kill five pro-Iran fighters in Syria

Five soldiers linked to Iranian forces in Syria killed in airstrikes near Iraqi border, monitor group says.AFP, 12/8/2019, 4:30 PM
One million Syrian refugees have returned to Syria

One million Syrian refugees have returned to Syria

Roughly one million Syrian refugees have returned to Syria, says senior Syrian official.Dalit Halevy, 12/5/2019, 10:09 AM
Report: Fighter jets attack Iranian weapons depots in Syria

Report: Fighter jets attack Iranian weapons depots in Syria

Arab media report explosions near an Iranian site on the border between Syria and Iraq.Elad Benari, 12/4/2019, 11:17 PM
Bennett to US and Russia: IDF is increasing operations in Syria

Bennett to US and Russia: IDF is increasing operations in Syria

Defense Minister Naftali Bennett says the IDF is changing policy against Iran, aiming to remove all Iranian forces from Syria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/30/2019, 6:51 PM
Bennett: Force Iran to give up on Syria

Bennett: Force Iran to give up on Syria

Defense Minister says Israel has unique opportunity to force Iran out of Syria while Tehran is under pressure at home with economic woes.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/29/2019, 10:01 AM
'Iran's terrorist forces in Syria will encounter a strong IDF'

'Iran's terrorist forces in Syria will encounter a strong IDF'

Bennett's message to Iran's leaders: 'Focus on improving the lives of Iranian citizens and not on attempts to harm Israeli citizens.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/24/2019, 7:20 PM
Eli Cohen's widow: He's not worth a million dollars?

Eli Cohen's widow: He's not worth a million dollars?

'I want Mossad head Yossi Cohen to clarify what this is about," Nadia Cohen says. "If it's true, I lost all my trust.'Sara Rubenstein, 11/24/2019, 6:34 PM
Son of fmr Syrian president enlisted to find Eli Cohen's remains

Son of fmr Syrian president enlisted to find Eli Cohen's remains

New Zealand, Israeli intelligence enlist son of Syrian president who oversaw Eli Cohen's execution to find spy's remains.Gary Willig, 11/24/2019, 12:42 PM
Houthis threaten Israel as Russia unveils intel on Syria attacks

Houthis threaten Israel as Russia unveils intel on Syria attacks

Iran's Yemeni proxy threatens: 'If Israel tries us we'll attack deep in 'occupied territories' with missiles and aircraft.'Mordechai Sones, 11/21/2019, 1:32 PM
'Iran is coming apart, doesn't want conflict with Israel'

'Iran is coming apart, doesn't want conflict with Israel'

Dr. Eldad Pardo, an internationally acclaimed expert on Iran, talks exclusively to Arutz Sheva.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/21/2019, 9:53 AM
France: We are committed to Israel's security

France: We are committed to Israel's security

France urges Iran to refrain from destabilizing actions in Syria following IDF air strike on Iranian targets near Damascus.Elad Benari, 11/21/2019, 3:02 AM
Photos show IDF attack targeting Iranian headquarters

Photos show IDF attack targeting Iranian headquarters

ISI satellite company releases photographs of the IDF attack against the Iranian Quds Force headquarters in Syria.Ben Ariel, 11/21/2019, 12:06 AM
'The rules have changed - we'll hit back hard for every attack'

'The rules have changed - we'll hit back hard for every attack'

IDF hits dozens of Iranian-linked targets in Syria following rocket attacks on northern Israel. Six Syrian missile batteries destroyed.Kobi Finkler, 11/20/2019, 2:50 PM
Report: 11 killed in IDF strikes in Syria

Report: 11 killed in IDF strikes in Syria

11 killed, including 7 foreign fighters, in Israeli airstrikes on Iranian targets in Syria, observer group reports.David Rosenberg, 11/20/2019, 2:49 PM
Bennett sends message to Iran's leaders

Bennett sends message to Iran's leaders

"The rules have changed: Anyone who fires at the State of Israel during the day does not sleep at night."Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/20/2019, 7:00 AM
IDF attacks dozens of terror targets in Syria

IDF attacks dozens of terror targets in Syria

IDF fighter jets attack dozens of military targets belonging to the Iranian Quds Force and the Syrian army.Elad Benari, 11/20/2019, 6:30 AM
Pentagon: ISIS used US withdrawal to regroup

Pentagon: ISIS used US withdrawal to regroup

New Pentagon report finds that ISIS has strengthened its abilities and has recovered from elimination of its leader.Ben Ariel, 11/20/2019, 4:01 AM
Report: Islamic Jihad terrorist targeted in Damascus airstrike

Report: Islamic Jihad terrorist targeted in Damascus airstrike

Syria claims building next to Lebanese embassy bombed in Damascus airstrike. Islamic Jihad terrorist's son and bodyguard killed.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/12/2019, 8:13 AM
Key Syrian White Helmets backer found dead in Istanbul

Key Syrian White Helmets backer found dead in Istanbul

Founder of the Mayday Rescue group, was found dead near his home in central Istanbul; circumstances around his death were unclear.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/11/2019, 1:01 PM
Assad: 'Israel has conquered our land'

Assad: 'Israel has conquered our land'

Bashar al-Assad says more than 100,000 Syrian troops killed in civil war, blasts Israel for 'conquering' Syrian land.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/11/2019, 10:42 AM
Turkey: Israel sought to create 'terror state' in Syria

Turkey: Israel sought to create 'terror state' in Syria

Turkish Foreign Minister claims a group of countries, led by Israel, sought to establish terrorist state in northern Syria.Ben Ariel, 11/10/2019, 2:50 AM
Assad: Trump is the best US president

Assad: Trump is the best US president

Syrian President on Donald Trump: He's the best president because he is the most transparent.Elad Benari, 11/1/2019, 5:50 AM
Analysis: Turkish invasion in Syria leads to new development

Analysis: Turkish invasion in Syria leads to new development

Turkish and Syrian forces have clashed following the Turkish invasion of northern Syria.Yochanan Visser, 10/31/2019, 10:05 PM
US special forces used Kurdish intel to bag ISIS leader

US special forces used Kurdish intel to bag ISIS leader

Russia’s Putin appears to become the geo-political beneficiary of the turmoil in Syria.Israel News Talk Radio, 10/31/2019, 6:47 AM
US retreat from Syria likely prevented war with Iran

US retreat from Syria likely prevented war with Iran

Trump has learned the lessons of history and does not want to repeat it. Mark Langfan, 10/30/2019, 4:00 PM
US confirms death of ISIS spokesman

US confirms death of ISIS spokesman

State Department official confirms that Abu al-Hassan al-Muhajir was killed in operation in Syria.Elad Benari, 10/29/2019, 4:12 AM
Is Putin the new power broker in the Middle East?

Is Putin the new power broker in the Middle East?

President Trump touts a 'great outcome' in Syria as Russia and Turkey agree on a plan to patrol the northern border., 10/28/2019, 2:30 PM
ISIS spokesman killed hours after leader

ISIS spokesman killed hours after leader

Kurdish fighters say ISIS spokesman Abu Hassan al-Muhajir was killed in joint US-Kurdish raid.Elad Benari, 10/28/2019, 4:06 AM
Does al-Baghdadi's death spell the end of ISIS?

Does al-Baghdadi's death spell the end of ISIS?

President Trump announced the death of ISIS founder and chief al-Baghdadi. But does that spell the death of ISIS as well?Yochanan Visser, 10/27/2019, 10:38 PM
Trump's SyrIa withdrawal is actually a stroke of genius

Trump's SyrIa withdrawal is actually a stroke of genius

In the maelstrom of Trump-hatred, the pundits have focused on the 2% negative and ignored the 98% positive effects of Trump’s withdrawal. Mark Langfan, 10/27/2019, 2:15 PM
Trump declares success in Syria, lifts sanctions on Turkey

Trump declares success in Syria, lifts sanctions on Turkey

US President says Turkey has agreed to make temporary ceasefire with Kurdish forces permanent. 'US did it, no one else.'Gary Willig, 10/23/2019, 7:09 PM
Live: Trump makes a statement on Syria

Live: Trump makes a statement on Syria

Trump makes official announcement on conflict in Syria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/23/2019, 6:09 PM
McConnell introduces resolution against Trump's Syria withdrawal

McConnell introduces resolution against Trump's Syria withdrawal

Senate Majority Leader, other top Republican senators, warn Trump's withdrawal from Syria benefits Assad, ISIS, Russia and Iran.Elad Benari, 10/23/2019, 4:54 AM
Turkey: No need to initiate another operation in Syria

Turkey: No need to initiate another operation in Syria

Turkish defense ministry says it was informed by US that Kurdish withdrawal from Syria safe zone is complete.Ben Ariel, 10/23/2019, 2:53 AM
ANALYSIS - How the US killed the Kurdish autonomy project

ANALYSIS - How the US killed the Kurdish autonomy project

Trump's pullout from Syria and green light to Turkish invasion is latest US betrayal of Kurdish efforts to achieve autonomy, independence.Yochanan Visser, 10/22/2019, 2:32 PM
Kurdish fighters leave besieged town in northern Syria

Kurdish fighters leave besieged town in northern Syria

Dozens of Kurdish fighters leave town of Ras al-Ain as part of ceasefire deal agreed upon between the US and Turkey.Elad Benari, Canada, 10/20/2019, 6:47 PM
Pompeo, Netanyahu discuss Trump's Syria pullout, Iranian threat

Pompeo, Netanyahu discuss Trump's Syria pullout, Iranian threat

Following ceasefire deal in northern Syria, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo meets with Binyamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, AFP, 10/18/2019, 11:14 AM
Trump: ISIS is 'totally under control'

Trump: ISIS is 'totally under control'

Trump defends Middle East policy following ceasefire agreement reached with Turkey.Elad Benari, 10/18/2019, 2:31 AM
'Israel should support the Kurdish in Syria'

'Israel should support the Kurdish in Syria'

Dilliman Abdulkader, a Kurdish policy expert, thinks that it would be in Israel’s interest to support Kurdish in northeastern Syria.Israel News Talk Radio, 10/17/2019, 6:34 AM
Trump to Erdogan: Let's work out a deal, don't be a fool!

Trump to Erdogan: Let's work out a deal, don't be a fool!

In letter last week, US President urged Turkish President to make a deal with the US on Syria.Elad Benari, 10/17/2019, 12:30 AM
US Amb. to UN calls on Turkey to end attack in Syria immediately

US Amb. to UN calls on Turkey to end attack in Syria immediately

Ambassador Kelly Craft addresses Security Council Stake Out on Syria, criticizes Turkish military action.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/16/2019, 10:11 PM
Trump on Turkish invasion of Syria: 'It's not our border'

Trump on Turkish invasion of Syria: 'It's not our border'

Trump continues to defend decision to withdraw troops from Syria, calling it "strategically brilliant." “Our soldiers are totally safe.”Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/16/2019, 8:45 PM
Erdogan: We'll never declare a ceasefire in Syria

Erdogan: We'll never declare a ceasefire in Syria

Turkish President tells Trump Turkey will never declare ceasefire and will not negotiate with Kurdish forces.Elad Benari, 10/16/2019, 6:23 AM
House to vote on resolution condemning Syria withdrawal

House to vote on resolution condemning Syria withdrawal

Vote on resolution condemning President Donald Trump's decision to pull back troops in northern Syria likely to take place on Wednesday.Elad Benari, 10/16/2019, 4:02 AM
Trump to impose sanctions over Turkish action in Syria

Trump to impose sanctions over Turkish action in Syria

US to raise steel tariffs, end negotiations for $100 billion deal over Turkey's attack on the Kurds in Syria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/14/2019, 11:22 PM
IDF fires towards suspected drone on Syria border

IDF fires towards suspected drone on Syria border

IDF soldiers open fire at suspicious object near the border with Syria. Investigation finds no drones infiltrated Israel.Elad Benari, Canada, 10/13/2019, 10:07 PM
Analysis: Chaos in Syria intensifies after US abandons Kurds

Analysis: Chaos in Syria intensifies after US abandons Kurds

Can America's allies in the Middle East continue to depend on the US after Trump clears way for Turkish attack on the Kurds?Yochanan Visser, 10/13/2019, 2:59 PM
Trump: Those who got US into Middle East quicksand are inept

Trump: Those who got US into Middle East quicksand are inept

US President responds to criticism of his withdrawal from Syria, allowing Turkish assault on the Kurds.Gary Willig, 10/13/2019, 7:55 AM
France, Germany suspend arms exports to Turkey

France, Germany suspend arms exports to Turkey

France and Germany announce arms exports to Turkey have been suspended in response to its offensive against Kurdish fighters.Ben Ariel, 10/13/2019, 4:11 AM