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Syrian Warplanes Approach Border; IAF Deployed

No contact between two air forces, but it was a close call.Tova Dvorin, 3/7/2014, 12:29 PM

IDF Foils Terror Attempt On Syrian Border

Soldiers clash with terrorists who tried blowing up border fence on Golan Heights.Ari Yashar, 3/5/2014, 9:19 AM

Powerful Explosion Heard in Golan Heights

Explosion near IDF vehicle on patrol near the Syrian border causes no injuries. IDF investigating.Elad Benari, Canada, 12/6/2013, 8:28 PM

IDF Changes Rules of Engagement Near Syria

The continued spillover of the fighting in Syria into Israel has caused the IDF to change the rules of engagement along the Syrian border.Elad Benari, 11/10/2012, 9:01 PM

FSA:The Fall of the Regime Is a Question of Months

With the Damascus regime losing control of the country, the Syrian rebel army gains confidenceAnnie Lubin, 9/23/2012, 10:10 AM

Syria to Refugees: Time to Come Home

Syria's interior ministry on Thursday called on refugees who escaped to Turkey, Jordan and Lebanon to come homeDavid Lev, 4/12/2012, 4:51 PM

U.S. Proposes New Resolution on Syria

New resolution has Security Council demands an end to violence in Syria, both by government and opposition fighters.Elad Benari, 3/7/2012, 5:12 AM

Syrian Gov't Forces Kill Leading Activists

Four leading anti-government activists were killed Thursday by Assad loyalist forces in an ambush in the northwestern Idlib province.Chana Ya'ar , 1/19/2012, 3:47 PM

Russia Suspected of Sending Ammo to Syria

Russia last week managed to outsmart the EU sanctions against Syria and slipped a ship filled with bullets through to the port of Tartus.Chana Ya'ar, 1/15/2012, 10:38 AM

Slaughter of Innocents Continues in Syria

At least 16 people died Sunday by mid-day in Syria, including two who were tortured by government forces, human rights activists said. Chana Ya'ar, 1/8/2012, 3:16 PM

Arab League Meets to Decide on UN in Syria

The Arab League is meeting in Cairo Sunday to decide whether it's time to invite the United Nations to join its mission to Syria.Chana Ya'ar, 1/8/2012, 11:44 AM

Syrian Air Force Colonel Defects

A top Syrian Air Force colonel has defected to the opposition along with dozens of other soldiers, Arab media reported Saturday.Chana Ya'ar, 1/7/2012, 8:27 PM

Syria: Damascus Terror Attack Leaves 25 Dead

At least 25 dead and dozens wounded after a suicide bomber hits a busy Damascus intersection.Elad Benari, Canada, 1/6/2012, 9:15 PM

Dozens Die Ahead of Monitors' Arrival in Syria

Nearly two dozen Syrians were killed Monday as more Arab League monitors were scheduled to arrive in the country.Chana Ya'ar, 12/26/2011, 9:18 PM

Arab League Sends Advance Team to Syria

The Arab League has sent a 10-member advance team to Syria to ensure that monitors will have free access across the country.Chana Ya'ar, 12/22/2011, 3:32 PM

5 Iranian Technicians Snatched in Syria

Five Iranian electrical engineers have been abducted in Syria by unknown gunmen in the central city of Homs.Chana Ya'ar, 12/21/2011, 3:45 PM

Syria: Security Forces Fire at Protesters

At least one person dead in Syria as security forces open fire on anti-government protesters at several locations around the country.Elad Benari, Canada, 12/16/2011, 9:56 PM

Syria Death Toll: 1,000 Dead in 10 Days

The UN Security Council has been warned: Syrian citizens are dying by the thousands -- 1,000 in the first 10 days of December.Chana Ya'ar, 12/14/2011, 7:55 PM

Chinese, UK Oil Firms Shut Down Syria Pumps

Two foreign oil firms close their Syria operations in response to EU sanctions imposed on the regime of President Bashar al-Assad.Chana Ya'ar, 12/13/2011, 12:15 AM

Syrians Vote Despite Battles in the Street

Syrians went out to vote in a nationwide municipal election Monday, despite continued violence and a feeling the polls were useless.Chana Ya'ar, 12/12/2011, 6:02 PM

Syrian Army Defectors Battle Loyalists

Army defectors battled their former compatriots Sunday in one of the fiercest battles to wrack the country in Syria's emerging civil war.Chana Ya'ar, 12/11/2011, 3:20 PM

Syrian Opposition Calls General Strike

Syrian opposition forces call a general strike hoping to hasten the ouster of President Bashar al-Assad, despite fears of a bloodbath.Chana Ya'ar, 12/11/2011, 1:05 PM

Syria: Opposition Warns of Massacre

At least 30 people die in protests across Syria, as opposition warns that Assad is planning a massacre in Homs.Elad Benari, Canada, 12/9/2011, 10:12 PM

Syrian Oil Pipeline to Homs Attacked

The oil pipeline leading from eastern Syria to the central city of Homs was blown up on Thursday, destroying supplies to the city.Chana Ya'ar, 12/8/2011, 1:11 PM

Syria's FM: Assad's Words Distorted

Syria's Foreign Ministry is working on damage control, denying President Assad refused to take responsibility for the actions of his troops.Chana Ya'ar, 12/7/2011, 4:39 PM

Assad Tells ABC: 'We Don't Kill Our People'

Syrian President Assad tells ABC's Barbara Walters, "No government in the world [would] kill its people unless it's led by a crazy person."Chana Ya'ar, 12/7/2011, 4:03 PM

Assad's 'Mexican Standoff' with the Arab League

Syria's president accepts monitors to ensure his troops end violence, but only if the Arab League agrees not to enforce its own deal.Chana Ya'ar, 12/7/2011, 11:57 AM

US, French Ambassadors Return to Syria

The U.S. and France have both returned their ambassadors to Damascus this week as the world hopes to see democracy in Syria.Chana Ya'ar, 12/7/2011, 11:54 AM

Syria Accepts Arab League Observers

Syria has aquiesced to an Arab League ultimatum to accept a delegation of observers, or face U.N. involvement.Chana Ya'ar, 12/5/2011, 6:29 PM

Assad Ignores Arab League Ultimatum

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has not responded to an Arab League deadline to sign its initiative to end the violence against its people.Chana Ya'ar, 12/4/2011, 4:33 PM

Russia Delivers Anti-Ship Cruise Missiles to Syria

Despite the ongoing crackdown on protesters, Russia has delivered anti-ship cruise missiles to Syria.Elad Benari, 12/2/2011, 10:21 AM

Arab League Adds 17 Syrians to Travel Ban

The Cairo-based Arab League has tightened its sanctions on Syria, listing 17 high-ranking officials on a travel ban to other Arab nations.Chana Ya'ar, 12/1/2011, 5:00 PM

Kuwait Warns Citizens 'Leave Syria Now'

Kuwait warned its citizens Thursday to leave Syria "to ensure their safety" while they still can. Chana Ya'ar, 12/1/2011, 4:06 PM

Turkey Hits Syria with Sanctions

Turkey has struck Syria with a list of economic sanctions designed to break the regime of President Bashar al-Assad.Chana Ya'ar, 11/30/2011, 12:15 PM

EU Adds More Sanctions Against Syria

One day after the Arab League imposes sanctions against Syria, the European Union adds to those it has already levied on Damascus.Chana Ya'ar, 11/28/2011, 10:36 PM

UNHRC: Assad Guilty of Crimes Against Humanity

The UN Human Rights Council has decided Syrian President Bashar al-Assad is guilty of crimes against humanity committed by his troops.Chana Ya'ar, 11/28/2011, 8:07 PM

'No-Fly' Zone for Syria

With the blood-drenched soil of Libya barely dry, Syria is poised to face the same fate as Arab nations plan a "no-fly zone."Chana Ya'ar, 11/24/2011, 3:51 PM

Syria Approved for UNESCO Human Rights Ctes

UNESCO's executive board has unanimously approved Syria's membership on two human rights committees.Chana Ya'ar, 11/24/2011, 1:36 PM

Turkey: Syria at 'Point of No Return'

Turkish President Abdullah Gul warned the Royal Society Wednesday in London that Syria has “come to a point of no return.”Chana Ya'ar, 11/23/2011, 6:01 PM

UAE, Morocco Condemn Embassy Attacks

Syrian regime loyalists stormed the embassies of the United Arab Emirates and Morocco Wednesday in Damascus over the Arab League suspension.Chana Ya'ar, 11/17/2011, 9:23 AM

BBC: Jordan's King Advises Assad to Resign

Jordanian King Abdullah II has publicly called for Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to step down in an interview with the BBC.Chana Ya'ar& Gavriel Queenann, 11/14/2011, 8:45 PM

Turkey Evacuates Diplomats' Families from Damascus

Turkey has decided to evacuate the families of diplomats in Damascus after its embassy was attacked.Chana Ya'ar, 11/13/2011, 3:23 PM

Armed Mobs Storm Embassies in Syria

Violent armed mobs stormed foreign embassies in Damascus and Latakia on Saturday, hours after the Arab League suspended Syria.Chana Ya'ar, 11/13/2011, 11:29 AM

Syrian Opposition Group Meets with Arab League

A Syrian opposition group is set to meet with the head of the Cairo-based Arab League Wednesday to discuss the nation's worsening violence.Chana Ya'ar, 11/9/2011, 1:30 PM

Arab League Warns of Syrian 'Catastrophe'

Arab League secretary-general Nabil el-Arabi warns that a "catastrophic" situation is imminent in Syria.Chana Ya'ar, 11/6/2011, 4:40 PM

US Ambassador Recalled China Fills Syrian Vacuum

China is trying to mediate between the Assad regime and a responsible opposition but the opposition may be bogus. Aryeh ben Hayim, 10/26/2011, 12:10 AM

'Syria Shelling Palestinians'

Agency "gravely concerned" about heavy gunfire by Syrian forces in the Palestinian "refugee camp" in Latakia.Gil Ronen, 8/14/2011, 10:55 PM

Syrian Navy Shells Latakia

Syria's navy shelled Latakia killing at least eight as the brutal crackdown in the scenic coastal city enters its second day.Gabe Kahn., 8/14/2011, 2:45 PM

Assad Calls Off Hama Siege

Troops loyal to Syrian President Bashar Assad pulled out of the central city of Hama after a bloody 10 day siege.Gabe Kahn., 8/10/2011, 9:16 PM

Protesters Flood Syria's Streets; Bullets Fly

Tens of thousands of protesters flooded Syria's streets after Friday prayers despite the bloody five day crackdown in Hama.Gabe Kahn., 8/5/2011, 5:44 PM

Arabs Criticize Assad

Assad's crackdown on protesters in Hama has been met with criticism by Arab masses in other countries. Their leaders remain silent.Elad Benari, 8/2/2011, 4:15 AM

EU Expanding Syria Sanctions

The European Union added five Syrian officials to its list of sanctions following the slaughter of 140 in Hama.Gabe Kahn., 8/1/2011, 7:34 PM

Assad Praises Slaughter

Syrian president Bashar Assad praised his army for the slaughter of at least 84 protesters in Hama; blames "conspiracies."Gabe Kahn., 8/1/2011, 6:51 PM

Syria Allows New Parties

Syrian cabinet passes law that would allow the formation of new political long as they pledge allegiance to Assad.Elad Benari, 7/26/2011, 6:15 AM

Assad Sacks Another Governor

Syrian President Bashar Assad replaces the governor of Deir al-Zor as protests against his regime continue in full force.Elad Benari, 7/25/2011, 6:15 AM

Iran: Syria Trouble Zionist Plot

Iranian officials visiting Lebanon warn that Syria's internal unrest is the result of an American-Israeli plot; warn Lebanon to be 'vigilant.'Gabe Kahn., 7/20/2011, 3:13 AM