Death toll plummets in Syria following ceasefire

83% drop in casualties as ceasefire sponsored by US and Russia takes effect. NATO allies concerned by buildup of Russian forces.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/29/2016, 3:42 PM

Obama and Putin discuss Syria ceasefire

White House announces presidential phone call ahead of ceasefire 'moment of opportunity,' admits it will be 'difficult to implement.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/22/2016, 10:57 PM

Syrian ceasefire explodes amid growing global conflict

Obama asks for Putin to end strikes on opposition forces, Turkey renews its cross-border shelling, as hopes for ceasefire by weekend dim.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/14/2016, 7:47 PM

Tatarstan 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

Russian engineers working with ISIS in Syria to produce gas

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

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

US official publicly accuses Putin of corruption

Adam Szubin of US Treasury Dept. asserts Russian president takes 'state assets' for personal use and US has known it for 'many, many years.'Cynthia Blank, 1/25/2016, 9:56 PM

Russia denies it asked Assad to step down

Spokesman for the Kremlin denies reports that Putin sent a senior intelligence official to Damascus to ask Assad to step down.Ben Ariel, Canada, 1/22/2016, 10:56 PM

Putin offers European Jews refuge in Russia

Europe's beleaguered Jews 'should come to us,' Russian leader tells European Jewish Congress in the Kremlin.Gil Ronen, 1/20/2016, 2:23 PM

Jewish Congress 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

Will Japan and Russia 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

Putin sends New Year's greetings to Netanyahu

Russian president tells Israeli PM continued 'positive dynamics' will help 'enhance entire range of bilateral ties' for both peoples.Cynthia Blank, 12/31/2015, 1:58 PM

Netanyahu and Putin agree to continue Syria coordination

Prime Minister Netanyahu speaks to Russian President three days after elimination of Samir Kuntar.Ben Ariel, 12/23/2015, 3:12 AM

Trump on Putin: He's strong and powerful

Republican frontrunner returns the favor after Russian president lavishes praise on him.Ben Ariel, 12/20/2015, 5:40 AM

Putin says works 'easily' with both US, Damascus on Syria crisis

Russian President claims unwavering support for Assad helps negotiating with all sides on issue.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/19/2015, 6:09 PM

Putin praises 'talented' Trump

Russian president lavishes praised on Republican frontrunner, welcomes his statements on Russia.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/18/2015, 4:42 AM

Putin vows never to reconcile with 'Islamized' 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

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

The war between the coalitions

Two coalitions are battling for control of the Middle East. America belongs to neither of them.Dr. Mordechai Kedar, 12/11/2015, 5:32 AM

Putin initiates law against anti-Semitic Biblical commentary

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

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

Putin has checkmated himself into a lose-lose Syrian debacle

There is no way Putin can come out a winner in the situation he has created for himself. Mark Langfan, 12/7/2015, 10:25 PM

Russia starts sending S-300 system to Iran

Putin's aide tells media delivery of advanced air defense system is 'starting,' raising concerns Iran's nuclear program will be untouchable.Ari Yashar, 12/3/2015, 7:35 PM

Turkey accuses Russia of profiting from ISIS oil

War of words between Ankara and Moscow heats up, as President Vladimir Putin vows to make Turkey regret shooting down Russian jet.Max Delany, 12/3/2015, 3:11 PM

Watch: Netanyahu, Putin meet in Paris

Israeli and Russian premiers reiterate importance of military cooperation in light of Russia-Turkey crisis over Syria.Tova Dvorin, 11/30/2015, 7:16 PM

Putin snubs Erdogan meet at Paris conference

After Erdogan calls for talks at sidelines of climate conference to soothe tensions, Russian President shoots down the idea.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/30/2015, 1:19 PM

Big winner in Russia-Turkey crisis? Israel

According to Prof. Ze'ev Hanin, Russian sanctions against Turkey signal start of cold war - but could also spell economic reward for Israel.Benny Tucker, 11/29/2015, 8:32 AM

Upping the ante: Putin sanctions Turkey

In further escalation following downing of plane, Russia launches economic sanction package, banning organizations, imports, and workers.Ari Yashar, 11/28/2015, 8:10 PM

Erdoğan to Putin: Don’t play with fire

Turkey's Erdoğan wants a meeting with Putin, but Putin refuses to meet before he apologizes for downing a Russian warplane on Tuesday.Mark Langfan, 11/28/2015, 6:23 PM

Learn a lesson from Russia

Vladimir Putin gets it. So does Netanyahu. Forget the rest of the world's leaders. David Friedman, 11/28/2015, 6:13 PM

'Assad won when Russia's plane went down'

Experts agree Assad received a boon in the Turkey-Russia spat, as Putin went from being Erdogan's friend to his enemy.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/27/2015, 12:45 PM

Putin: Americans knew flight path of plane downed by Turkey

Russian President claims Russia had given prior information to the United States of the flight path of the plane downed by Turkey.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/27/2015, 3:15 AM

Erdogan: Putin snubbed my phone call

Turkish president says his state would have acted differently if it knew jet it downed was Russian; Russian envoy summoned over protest.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/26/2015, 9:10 PM

Erdogan defends shooting down Russian plane as tensions escalate

'We are just defending our security and the rights of our brothers,' Anakara insists - as Moscow calls incident 'a stab in the back.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/25/2015, 11:31 AM

Putin warns Turkey of 'serious consequences' for downing jet

Calling downing of plane a 'stab in the back' by 'accomplices of terrorists,' Putin threatens Turkey, saying plane was in Syrian airspace.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/24/2015, 4:04 PM

Iran and Russia vow to oppose attempts to dump Assad

Russia and Iran will jointly oppose "external attempts" at regime change in Syria, says the Kremlin after Putin meeting with Khamenei.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/24/2015, 6:42 AM

Putin in Tehran for first time in eight years

Russian president arrives in Iran to discuss mutual backing of Assad, and expanding business ties in wake of nuclear deal.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/23/2015, 2:42 PM

Netanyahu, Putin to discuss Syria at Paris summit

In phone call, Israeli PM offers condolences to Russian President over confirmed ISIS attack on Russian plane in Sinai.Cynthia Blank, 11/18/2015, 4:46 PM

Russia and France seal new 'alliance'

In phone call Putin and Hollande agree to coordinate war against ISIS together, Putin orders navy to work 'as allies' with France.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/17/2015, 5:53 PM

J'accuse Obama

Obama is a leftist who is out of synch with harsh reality. World chaos can be traced to his feckless foreign policy. Barry Shaw, 11/15/2015, 10:27 PM

Putin: We have new weapons to penetrate US missile defense

Putin reveals he started deploying new weapons to beat 'any missile defenses,' says he is building strategic nuclear threat against US.Ari Yashar, 11/10/2015, 5:37 PM

The Russian Bear has joined the cardgame in the Middle East

Russia has joined the game and it remains to see which way the cards will fall.Dr. Mordechai Kedar, 10/30/2015, 3:26 PM

Putin accuses West of 'double game' with Syria terrorist groups

Russian President accuses West of declaring a fight against some Syrian groups while supporting others.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/23/2015, 1:14 AM

Putin's high-stakes Syria gamble: with or without Assad

Experts reveal surprise Moscow summit may have discussed replacement for Assad in an attempt to expand Russia's global influence.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/22/2015, 6:47 PM

Assad Makes Secretive Surprise Visit to Moscow

Assad makes secretive first foreign visit abroad since war started in 2011; in Moscow, hints of a new diplomatic front are raised.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/21/2015, 1:02 PM

Putin Blasts US as Having 'Mush for Brains'

Russian President slams Washington for refusing to share intelligence with Moscow on Syria conflict.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/13/2015, 7:00 PM

Putin Discusses Syria with Saudi Defense Minister

Russian President meets Saudi Arabia's Defense Minister Prince to discuss the possibility of a political solution in Syria.Ben Ariel, 10/12/2015, 3:13 AM

Putin Rules Out Russian Ground Operations in Syria

Air campaign will continue at full force, but Russia not sending any more ground troops, Vladimir Putin insists.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/11/2015, 5:10 PM

Popularity for 'Putin the Shiite' Sky-High in Iraq

Iraqi Shiites are very enthusiastic about Russia's involvement in neighboring Syria; 'Hajji Putin is better than Hussein Obama.'Jean-Marc Mojon, Raji Nasser, 10/8/2015, 12:52 PM

​Putin/Iran Will Rape Sunni Oil Riches as Stalin/Hitler Raped Poland

What is Putin's goal? Mark Langfan, 10/7/2015, 10:40 AM

Hollande Tells Putin: Attack ISIS and Only ISIS

French President tells Russian counterpart his country's airstrikes in Syria should target only the Islamic State.Ben Ariel, Canada, 10/2/2015, 11:15 PM

Russia Approves Military Action in Syria

Moscow claims aid to Damascus is 'temporary', claims US-led airstrikes against ISIS violate international law.Tova Dvorin, 9/30/2015, 12:20 PM

Foreign Ministry Fears Anti-Semitism May be on Rise in Russia

Putin regime is good for Jews, says Israeli Foreign Ministry, but worsening political situation could prompt wave of anti-Semitism.Cynthia Blank, 9/29/2015, 3:44 PM

Putin, Obama Meet for First Time in a Year

Russian and US leaders meet for first time in over a year; pledge to work together to avoid clashing in Syria despite opposing sides.Tova Dvorin, 9/29/2015, 12:13 PM

Putin: American Support of Syrian Rebels 'Illegal'

Russian President claims that Syrian rebels supported by the United States end up joining ISIS.Ben Ariel, Canada, 9/27/2015, 11:17 PM

Russian Arms: to Syria Today, Tomorrow to a "Demilitarized Palestine"

This article's doomsday scenario is only a few hours away from the creation of a Palestinian State. Mark Langfan, 9/27/2015, 6:40 AM

Netanyahu: Israel Must Become a World Power

'No one makes alliances with the weak,' says Prime Minister shortly after meeting Putin.Hezki Baruch, 9/24/2015, 3:39 PM