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Syrian army declares temporary ceasefire

Syrian army announces 72-hour ceasefire across the country, which apparently excludes jihadist groups such as ISIS and Al-Nusra Front.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/7/2016, 12:12 AM

Paris attacker brother gets 9 years for Syria trip

Karim Mohamed-Aggad found guilty of criminal association with intent to committee terror acts. He and brother joined jihadists in Syria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/6/2016, 7:10 PM

Three killed in Syrian 'Palestinian refugee camp'

Three killed and another five injured in airstrikes targeting the Khan al-Shih neighborhood southwest of Damascus.Ben Ariel, 7/6/2016, 4:44 AM

16 killed in suicide attack in Syria's Hasakeh

Motorcycle bomber kills at least 16 people outside a bakery in northern Syria's Hasakeh city.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/6/2016, 3:13 AM

Amnesty: Syrian rebels guilty of war crimes

New Amnesty International report says Islamist rebels and jihadists in Syria are guilty of war crimes.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/5/2016, 4:45 AM

70 fighters killed in northern Syria

At least 70 regime and rebel fighters killed in a government assault and a jihadist-led counterattack north of Aleppo.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/1/2016, 4:44 AM

Assad: Western nations secretly dealing with us

Syrian President hints that Western nations are secretly doing deals with his country despite openly criticizing him.Ben Ariel, 7/1/2016, 4:15 AM

22 arrested over Ataturk Airport attack

Turkey arrests 22 after Istanbul airport attack, blames ISIS. ISIS angry at Turkey for supporting Syrian Kurds. Is a border war imminent?Rachel Kaplan, 6/30/2016, 5:52 PM

ISIS repels US-backed Syria rebel offensive

British-trained New Syrian Army rebel group briefly took control of Al-Hamdan airbase, before being pushed back by jihadists.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/29/2016, 4:16 PM

Syrian groups threaten to quit peace talks

24 Syrian civil society groups threaten to quit peace talks over the failure to halt fighting in the five-year war.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/29/2016, 5:12 AM

US-backed Syrian rebels bid to cut key ISIS route

New Syrian Army launches offensive to sever vital ISIS supply route from Syria to Iraq, as jihadists come under increasing pressure.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/28/2016, 9:09 PM

CIA weapons for rebels sold to arms dealers

Reports say Jordanian intelligence officials stole weapons intended for Syrian rebels, then sold them on the black market.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/28/2016, 3:51 AM

What's next in the battle against ISIS?

The Islamic State's 'caliphate' is looking increasingly fragmented in Iraq, and threatened in Syria - but a long battle lies ahead.AFP, 6/27/2016, 8:21 AM

ISIS claims killing of five Syrian journalists

Jihadist group publishes video showing the execution-style killing of five journalists kidnapped in eastern Syria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/27/2016, 6:45 AM

'As long as Iran has money, we'll have money'

Hezbollah leader admits his group lost fighters in Syria, but vows to continue to be involved in the war there.Elad Benari, Canada, 6/24/2016, 9:21 PM

UN envoy says Syria peace talks can resume in July

UN’s mediator for Syria, Staffan de Mistura, says peace talks can resume if the security and humanitarian situation improve.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/22/2016, 6:46 AM

Kerry meets diplomats who urged Syria strikes

Secretary of State John Kerry meets American diplomats behind the so-called "dissent channel" cable.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/22/2016, 5:13 AM

ISIS drives Syrian troops out of Raqa

ISIS jihadists drive Syrian regime troops out of its self-proclaimed capital, killing dozens of fighters.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/21/2016, 4:45 AM

US-Russia dogfight narrowly avoided over Syria

US, Russian fighter jets face off after Russian forces bomb US-allied rebels.Matt Wanderman, 6/20/2016, 6:37 PM

Syrian boxer refuses to face off against Israeli

Syrian boxer bows out of a qualifying round for the Olympics because he would have had to face off against Israeli.Ben Ariel, 6/20/2016, 5:45 AM

US slams Russia striking US-backed Syrian rebels

Ashton Carter says accident is no excuse for hitting anti-ISIS forces.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/18/2016, 8:42 PM

Russia blasts diplomats' calls to strike Assad

Russian officials criticize cable signed by a group of U.S. diplomats urging strikes against Syrian President.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 6/17/2016, 11:16 PM

US diplomats: We should bomb Syria

Over 50 mid- to high-level State Department officials take stand against Obama's policies.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/17/2016, 10:22 AM

Texas loses bid to keep Syrian refugees out

Federal judge dismisses Texas lawsuit over resettlements from Syria. State officials considering their next move.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/17/2016, 3:42 AM

Russia announces 48-hour ceasefire in Aleppo

Russia says a 48-hour ceasefire in the Syrian city of Aleppo will try to help stabilize it.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/16/2016, 4:14 AM

Syrian teen's amputated hand a reminder of ISIS

'I wish they'd cut my head off'; teen falsely accused of stealing recounts horrors of life in 'Islamic State'.Delil Souleiman and Gihad Darwish, 6/14/2016, 6:40 PM

ISIS's main Syria-Turkey supply route cut

Arab-Kurdish fighters backed by the United States cut the Islamic State 's main supply route between Syria and Turkey.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 6/10/2016, 10:33 PM

United States blacklists Syrian jihadist group

State Department declares the Yarmuk Martyr's Brigade a global terrorist threat.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/10/2016, 5:14 AM

Food aid convoy arrives in Syrian town of Daraya

Food aid convoy enters Syrian town for the first time since the start of a siege in 2012.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/10/2016, 4:13 AM

Netanyahu: 'No Syrian launchpad against Israel'

Talking to Moscow's Jewish leaders, PM admits Israeli activity in Syria, says he talked with Putin about new regional 'arrangement.'Nitsan Keidar, 6/8/2016, 2:57 PM

Germany probes 180 over suspected jihadist links

German prosecutors open cases against 180 suspected terrorists. Government expresses concern over hundreds more.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/4/2016, 8:40 PM

Syria to allow aid to 12 besieged areas

UN says Syria has agreed to allow access for ground convoys to deliver aid to 12 besieged areas.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 6/3/2016, 10:11 PM

U.S. warplanes conduct combat sorties in Med.

American warplanes conducted combat sorties in support of the campaign against ISIS from the USS Harry S. Truman.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 6/3/2016, 9:15 PM

Lavrov, Kerry discuss action against Al-Qaeda

Russian Foreign Minister and American Secretary of State discuss the need for decisive joint action" against Al-Nusra Front.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/2/2016, 5:15 AM

UN to discuss Syria air drops

Security Council to hold an emergency meeting on Friday to decide whether to go ahead with air drops in Syria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/2/2016, 12:15 AM

US-backed forces launch new op. on ISIS in Syria

Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces aim to cut off key jihadist lifeline into Turkey - threatening response from Ankara.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/1/2016, 11:51 AM

US soldier wounded batting ISIS in Syria

Special forces soldier was part of US mission to train and advise Kurdish-led forces advancing in jihadists' capital, Raqqa.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/31/2016, 9:23 PM

Kurdish-led force seizes ground from ISIS in Syria

Syrian Democratic Forces captures string of villages, as operation to liberate ISIS capital Raqqa continues.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/31/2016, 4:16 PM

Turkey offers US joint Syria op. - without Kurds

Ankara livid over US cooperation with YPG; offers to help open second front to close ISIS smuggling route, but only without Kurds.Arutz Sheva staff, 5/30/2016, 8:38 AM

Australian killed fighting ISIS in Syria

Jamie Bright, a former soldier, the third Australian citizen to be killed fighting with Kurdish forces.Arutz Sheva staff, 5/30/2016, 8:34 AM

Fresh photo of missing Japanese journalist emerges

Jumpei Yasuda, being held by an Al Qaeda-linked group, holding sign saying it's his 'last chance.'Arutz Sheva staff, 5/30/2016, 7:30 AM

Chief Syrian opposition negotiator resigns

Mohammed Alloush resigns from peace talks following the failure of the Geneva negotiations.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/30/2016, 3:13 AM

Coalition warplanes pummel ISIS in Syria bastion

Warplanes launch at least 150 airstrikes against ISIS capital in Raqa.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 5/27/2016, 9:50 PM

Syria death toll rises past 280,000

Syria's devastating war has killed 282,283, says the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/27/2016, 5:42 AM

Anti-ISIS forces slowly advance in Iraq, Syria

Kurdish-led Syrian forces and Iraqi government forces face toughest challenge in battles for Raqqa and Fallujah.Maya Gebeily, 5/26/2016, 3:00 PM

Kerry urges Russia to help stop Syrian attacks

Kerry asks Russian counterpart to press Syria to stop bombing opposition forces and civilians in Aleppo and the Damascus suburbs.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/24/2016, 4:44 AM

UN condemns ISIS and regime bombings in Syria

UN chief condemns ISIS bombings in two Syrian coastal cities, voices concern about the military escalation around Damascus.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/24/2016, 2:16 AM

Nasrallah: No evidence Israel killed Badr Al-Din

Hezbollah leader says there's no evidence tying Israel to the death of its military commander, but adds he isn't exonerating Israel.Elad Benari, Canada, 5/20/2016, 8:43 PM

Who wanted to eliminate the Hezbollah leader?

The recent assassination of a Hezbollah commander has shaken up the group. Israeli expert discusses who killed him.ILTV, 5/19/2016, 6:25 AM

ISIS blows up Syria gas field

Shaer gas field in the province of Homs hit by explosions reportedly caused by ISIS.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/17/2016, 5:16 AM

ISIS conquers hospital, takes doctors hostage

Al-Assad hospital in Deir Ezzor under siege as fighting continues in eastern Syrian city.Arutz Sheva staff, 5/14/2016, 9:56 PM

'No aircraft where Hezbollah leader was killed'

White House spokesman says no aircraft from international coalition were in the area where Mustafa Badr al-Din was reportedly killed.Ben Ariel, Canada, 5/13/2016, 9:26 PM

Belgium announces air strike campaign in Syria

Belgium, which has been active against ISIS in Iraq, plans to expand airstrikes in light of Brussels bombings.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/13/2016, 2:25 PM

A fifth of Syria's Palestinians have fled

UNRWA reports around 120,000 Palestinians have fled to Europe, as well as Asia and Latin America.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/12/2016, 5:30 PM

Turkish campaign in Syria without coordination

Erdogan announces campaign to 'clean up' ISIS across border in Syria, while admitting he has no support from armies already there.Ari Yashar, 5/12/2016, 3:51 PM

Syrian army battles jihadists near Palmyra

Syrian regime forces fight jihadists near Palmyra, which was recently taken back from ISIS.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/12/2016, 3:12 AM

Syrian army announces extension of Aleppo truce

Truce in Aleppo between regime forces and rebels extended by 48 hours.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/10/2016, 2:12 AM