News and updates about Syria

Hezbollah responds:

20 rockets fired towards Kiryat Shmona and the area

Barrage of 20 rockets fired by Hezbollah from Lebanon towards Kiryat Shmona and the area, following strike which eliminated businessman Muhammad Bara'a al-Katarji, who is close to the Assad regime and a commander in Hezbollah.

20 rockets fired towards Kiryat Shmona and the area

Israel strikes targets in Syria

IDF struck a Syrian military command center and infrastructure sites in response to two UAVs which approached the area north of Eilat from Syrian territory and were successfully intercepted

Israel strikes targets in Syria

Escalation - from a different direction

Rocket fired from Syria towards northern Israel

IDF strikes military base in southern Syria following rocket launch towards northern Israel.

Rocket fired from Syria towards northern Israel

Hezbollah:

Nasrallah's former bodyguard killed in airstrike in Syria

Yasir Nimr Qaranbash was responsible for transferring manpower and arms from Syria to Hezbollah.

Nasrallah's former bodyguard killed in airstrike in Syria

Reports in Syria:

Israel struck an Iranian target in the northwest of the country

Media report that an air defense system belonging to the pro-Iranian militias was attacked. Syrian Ministry of Defense says Israel was responsible.

Israel struck an Iranian target in the northwest of the country

Two Israeli Arabs accused of attempting to join ISIS

Two residents of Ar'ara accused of planning to join iSIS in Syria to fighting Shiites.

Two Israeli Arabs accused of attempting to join ISIS

Erdogan:

'We may invite Assad to Turkey at any moment'

Turkish President says he might invite his Syrian counterpart to Turkey, in sign of reconciliation between the two countries.

'We may invite Assad to Turkey at any moment'

ADL sues Iran, Syria, North Korea over support for Hamas, Oct. 7

Federal lawsuit seeks to hold accountable 3 nations that have provided material support to Hamas, involvement in October 7 massacre.

ADL sues Iran, Syria, North Korea over support for Hamas, Oct. 7

Reports in Syria:

Two Syrians killed in Israeli strike on the outskirts of Damascus

Syrian army says the Israel Air Force struck several targets in the south of the country. Sources say the strike targeted a structure belonging to the pro-Iranian militias.

Two Syrians killed in Israeli strike on the outskirts of Damascus

Reports in Syria:

Air strike and explosions near the border with Iraq

Air strike and explosions reported in the area of Al Bukamal, near the Syrian border with Iraq. The strike reportedly targeted a military compound and a weapons truck. Drones were seen in the area.

Air strike and explosions near the border with Iraq

Report:

Iranian military adviser killed in Israeli strike in Syria

Iranian media report that an Iranian military official was killed in an alleged Israeli attack on a copper factory in the Aleppo region.

Iranian military adviser killed in Israeli strike in Syria

Romania:

Syrian citizen attempts attack on Israeli embassy

A Molotov cocktail was thrown at the lobby of the Israeli embassy building in Romania. No one was injured in the incident. The suspect was arrested and taken for interrogation.

Syrian citizen attempts attack on Israeli embassy

Reports in Syria:

12 militiamen dead in Israeli attack in the Aleppo area

Sounds of loud explosions reported at a copper factory in the area of ​​the city of Aleppo. Al-Arabiya reports that Israel was behind the attack.

12 militiamen dead in Israeli attack in the Aleppo area

Syrian President's wife diagnosed with leukemia

Asma al-Assad, wife of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, has leukemia and will need to step away from public engagements.

Syrian President's wife diagnosed with leukemia

Three UAVs from Syria and Iraq intercepted

IDF fighter jets intercept UAV that approached Israel from Syria. Separately, a corvette missile ship and fighter jets successfully intercept two UAVs that approached Israel from the east.

Three UAVs from Syria and Iraq intercepted

Report: At least six killed in attack on southern Lebanon

Six 'Iran-backed fighters' were killed near the Syria-Lebanon border, report says.

Report: At least six killed in attack on southern Lebanon

Syrian reports:

Eight Syrian soldiers injured in alleged Israeli strike

Syrian media report that Israel struck a building used by Syrian security forces. Israel is not commenting on the reports.

Eight Syrian soldiers injured in alleged Israeli strike

Report:

Iran reduced its presence in Syria

Sources say Iran has reduced its military footprint in Syria after a succession of strikes blamed on Israel.

Iran reduced its presence in Syria

Assad:

'We've held meetings from time to time with Washington'

Syrian President reveals his country has held meetings "from time to time" with Washington, as it seeks openings after over a decade of isolation.

'We've held meetings from time to time with Washington'

Rockets launched from Iraq towards US military base in Syria

At least five rockets launched from Iraq's town of Zummar towards a US military base in northeastern Syria. Iraqi security forces searching for the perpetrators.

Rockets launched from Iraq towards US military base in Syria

Israeli retaliation?

US official: Israel struck targets in Iran

Iran suspends flights at the airports in Tehran, Isfahan and Shiraz. Revolutionary Guards on high alert. Israel not commenting on the reports.

US official: Israel struck targets in Iran

Former NSC chief:

'Don't attack in Iran, focus on Lebanon and Syria'

Giora Eiland, former National Security Council chief, calls to utilize the international support following Iran's attack to secure Israel's northern border.

'Don't attack in Iran, focus on Lebanon and Syria'

Watch:

IDF strikes infrastructure used by Hezbollah in Syria

In parallel, in the past hours, the IDF struck a number of Hezbollah observation posts and terrorist infrastructure in southern Lebanon.

IDF strikes infrastructure used by Hezbollah in Syria

US court:

Iran, Syria ordered to pay $191 million to Ari Fuld's family

US Federal court orders Iranian and Syrian government to pay nearly $200 million in compensation to family of US citizen murdered by Hamas terrorist due to their state sponsorship of Hamas.

Iran, Syria ordered to pay $191 million to Ari Fuld's family

Iran threatens Israel: More deadly attacks coming soon

Following Damascus elimination, IRGC promises 'resistance' will carry out its tasks, 'very soon' there will be more deadly attacks against Israel.

Iran threatens Israel: More deadly attacks coming soon

Prof. Eyal Zisser:

'We cannot be complacent after attack in Damascus'

Middle East expert Dr. Eyal Zisser estimates that Hezbollah will not escalate the situation on the northern border into a full-fledged war following the assassination of senior Iranians in Syria.

'We cannot be complacent after attack in Damascus'

Missile fired from Syria shot down before landing in Israel

Sirens warning of suspected infiltration of a hostile aircraft activated in the southern Golan Heights. IDF says a missile that made its way towards Israeli territory was shot down in Syrian territory.

Missile fired from Syria shot down before landing in Israel

Six missiles from an F-35:

This is how the top Iranian official was eliminated

Israeli officials acknowledge to The New York Times that Israel carried out the strikes on the Iranian consulate in Damascus.

This is how the top Iranian official was eliminated

Senior Revolutionary Guards official killed in Damascus airstrike

Syrian media reports 6 killed in blast near Iranian embassy in Damascus, including senior official Mohammad Reza Zahedi.

Senior Revolutionary Guards official killed in Damascus airstrike

'Categorically unacceptable'

Russia criticizes alleged Israeli strikes in Syria

Russia condemns strikes attributed to Israel in the Syrian city of Aleppo in which 36 Syrian soldiers and six Hezbollah terrorists were killed.

Russia criticizes alleged Israeli strikes in Syria

IDF confirms:

Senior Hezbollah official responsible for rocket launches killed

The IDF has confirmed that the Hezbollah leader responsible for rocket attacks on Israel was eliminated in an airstrike on a car in Bazourieh.

Senior Hezbollah official responsible for rocket launches killed

Reports in Syria:

36 Syrian military personnel killed in Israeli strike

Syrian media report that Israel carried out an air strike targeting the Aleppo airport. 36 members of Assad's army and five Hezbollah members reportedly killed.

36 Syrian military personnel killed in Israeli strike

For the first time in 13 years

IAEA chief visits Syria to restart talks

IAEA inspectors last visited Syria in 2011, seeking to revive a stalled investigation into activity at a nuclear site in Syria's eastern desert which Israel bombed in 2007.

IAEA chief visits Syria to restart talks

Arab reports:

Militia commanders killed in strike in eastern Syria

Saudi channel and Syrian opposition organization report strike in eastern Syria, near the Iraqi border, in which five commanders in the pro-Iranian militias were killed. It was not revealed who was behind the attack.

Militia commanders killed in strike in eastern Syria

Reports in Syria:

Explosions in Damascus following Israeli strike

News website affiliated with the Syrian opposition says the attack targeted military outposts northeast of the Syrian capital.

Explosions in Damascus following Israeli strike

Syria claims:

Syrian soldier injured in Israeli strike

Opposition sources in Syria say that the attack attributed to Israel was aimed at Hezbollah targets in the city of Yabrud, located near the border with Lebanon.

Syrian soldier injured in Israeli strike

Switzerland to try Assad's uncle for war crimes

Switzerland's Attorney General's Office says Rifaat Al-Assad will be put on trial for war crimes and crimes against humanity dating back to 1982.

Switzerland to try Assad's uncle for war crimes

IDF strikes Hezbollah targets in Syria

Earlier today, the IDF struck two Hezbollah military infrastructures on the Syrian front.

IDF strikes Hezbollah targets in Syria

Watch:

UAV from Syria shot down in Israeli airspace

A UAV was launched from Syria into Israeli territory this morning. The drone was shot down by an F-15.

UAV from Syria shot down in Israeli airspace

IDF intercepts UAV fired from Syria

IDF fighter jet intercepts unmanned aerial vehicle that entered Israeli territory from Syria and made its way towards the Golan Heights.

IDF intercepts UAV fired from Syria

Reports in Syria:

Two pro-Hezbollah fighters killed in Israeli strike

Syria’s Defense Ministry claims that Israel carried out strikes near Damascus. Syrian opposition organization says two were killed and six injured.

Two pro-Hezbollah fighters killed in Israeli strike

Report: Syrian official arrested by IDF

Israeli forces arrested a man crossing from Syria into Israel. Syrian media claims the suspect was a member of the Syrian ruling party.

Report: Syrian official arrested by IDF

Report: Two killed in Israeli attack in Damascus

Israeli strikes in Damascus targeted Iranian figure, command centers of Iranian militias, reports claim.

Report: Two killed in Israeli attack in Damascus

Lebanon: Hezbollah terrorist survived UAV attack

Reports claim Israel attacked near Aleppo airport in Syria, targeted Hezbollah commander in Lebanon.

Lebanon: Hezbollah terrorist survived UAV attack

Syria:

US troops halt drone attacks against US base

Air defense systems operated by US-led coalition troops halt six drone attacks targeting their base at the Conoco oil field.

US troops halt drone attacks against US base

Syria claims:

Israel carried out air strike in Homs area

Syrian media report explosions in the Homs area as a result of an air strike which was blamed on Israel.

Israel carried out air strike in Homs area

US national security adviser:

'We will take further action in Iraq and Syria'

National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan says the US strikes over the weekend were "the beginning of our response" to drone attack which killed three US service members.

'We will take further action in Iraq and Syria'

Following deaths of its soldiers

US launches military strikes in Syria

US begins retaliatory strikes against Iran-backed militias for drone strike that killed three US service members.

US launches military strikes in Syria

US Defense Secretary:

'Time to further disable the Iran-backed militias'

Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin says the US is preparing to take significant action in response to the deaths of three service members in Jordan.

'Time to further disable the Iran-backed militias'

Report:

US to strike Iranian targets after Jordan strike

The US has reportedly approved plans for a series of strikes on Iranian targets in Iraq and Syria in retaliation for Iranian-back militants' strike on US bases.

US to strike Iranian targets after Jordan strike

IRGC forces begin withdrawal from Syria

Iranian forces have been recalled from Syria following multiple casualties from Israeli airstrikes.

IRGC forces begin withdrawal from Syria

IRGC officials killed in Syria

Foreign reports claim that the head of Iranian intelligence in Syria was among those killed in an airstrike in Damascus.

IRGC officials killed in Syria

Iran claims:

'We attacked Mossad bases in Iraq'

Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps claims responsibility for missile attacks in Erbil, the capital of Kurdish region in Iraq, and in Syria.

'We attacked Mossad bases in Iraq'

IDF kills Hamas rocket director in Syria

Hassan Hakashah was a central figure in coordinating rocket fire by Hamas terrorists towards Israel from Syria.

IDF kills Hamas rocket director in Syria

Jordan strikes Iranian-backed drug smugglers in Syria

Jordan launches air strikes inside Syria against suspected warehouses and hideouts of Iranian-backed drug smugglers.

Jordan strikes Iranian-backed drug smugglers in Syria

Syria claims: Israel attacked near Damascus

Alleged Israeli airstrikes cause damage at several locations near Damascus, Syrian media claims.

Syria claims: Israel attacked near Damascus

Throughout the day:

Exchanges of fire on the Israel-Lebanon border

IDF fighter jets strike Hezbollah infrastructure following launches towards Israel.

Exchanges of fire on the Israel-Lebanon border

Syria claims:

Israel carried out air strikes in Damascus

Syrian media report explosions in and around the capital following air strike attributed to Israel.

Israel carried out air strikes in Damascus

Iranian Foreign Minister:

'Tel Aviv should be counting down'

Iranian Foreign Minister threatens Israel following death of senior IRGC commander in an air strike attributed to Israel in Syria.

'Tel Aviv should be counting down'

Israeli airstrikes target special Iranian logisitical unit

The recent Israeli bombing in the Damascus region targeted a unit specifically tasked with transferring arms from Iran to Syria.

Israeli airstrikes target special Iranian logisitical unit