Shots fired at Israeli drone over Golan Heights

Gunfire emanating from Syrian territory targets Israeli drone operating over Golan Heights, hours after Israeli home hit by gunfire.David Rosenberg, 2/8/2018, 9:20 PM

State Department alarmed over Syrian chlorine gas attack

State Department expresses concern over reports of chemical weapons attack in Idlib province.Elad Benari, 2/6/2018, 5:45 AM

At least 20 dead in suspected chemical weapons attack in Syria

20 people killed in apparent chemical weapons attack in Idlib province in Syria.David Rosenberg, 2/5/2018, 8:33 AM

Report: Syrian civilians injured in chlorine gas attack

Syrian activists say at least 11 people suffered chlorine gas poisoning during attack in Idlib province.Elad Benari, 2/5/2018, 1:06 AM

Syrian Islamists down Russian warplane

Russian pilot killed after jihadist rebels down his warplane over Idlib.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/4/2018, 4:59 AM

Female fighter's body mutilated, Kurds enraged

Video showing Kurdish female fighter's mutilated body infuriates Syrian Kurds, Kurdish authorities blame incident on Turkey.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/3/2018, 6:54 PM

'We'll stop Iran in Lebanon like we stopped it in Syria'

Jerusalem affairs minister attends meeting with Netanyahu, Putin, says Israel has other means of stopping Iran aside from war.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/30/2018, 1:00 PM

'We'll stand up to Iran, there won't be another Holocaust'

Netanyahu discusses Iranian threat with Russian President Vladimir Putin. 'Israel won't tolerate Iranian arsenal in Lebanon.'David Rosenberg, 1/29/2018, 10:44 PM

Netanyahu to Putin: Time to stand up against murderous regimes

Netanyahu meets with Putin in Moscow, urges Russia to confront 'murderous ideologies' as the two discuss Syrian civil war, Iranian regime.David Rosenberg, 1/29/2018, 4:47 PM

Netanyahu, Putin, to discuss military cooperation in Syria

PM Netanyahu takes off for Moscow, says cooperation between IDF and Russian forces in Syria 'has succeeded' and must continue to succeed.Chana Roberts, 1/29/2018, 10:14 AM

Iran has amassed army of 82,000 troops in Syria, says Danon

Tehran regime has turned Syria 'into the world's largest military base', Israeli Ambassador warns UN Security Council.David Rosenberg, 1/25/2018, 7:53 PM

Haley: Russia is telling the world chemical weapons are fine

US Amb. Nikki Haley speaks about chemical weapons use in Syria at a UN Security Council meeting.Chana Roberts, 1/24/2018, 8:09 AM

Syria: Israeli forces attacked Damascus-area base

Assad regime confirms claims by opposition group that Israeli aircraft hit government arms depot near Damascus.David Rosenberg, 1/9/2018, 11:53 AM

Syria: 23 dead in explosion at jihadist base

At least 23 people, including seven civilians, killed in car bomb at a base for Asian jihadists in Idlib.Ben Ariel, 1/8/2018, 2:07 AM

Syrian rebels near Israel border negotiating with government

Rebels near where the Syrian, Lebanese and Israeli borders meet negotiating a deal to leave for other rebel-held areas.Elad Benari, 12/28/2017, 4:42 AM

Syrian rebels down military jet

Jihadist rebels from Tahrir Al-Sham down military jet in northern Hama, killing pilot.Ben Ariel, 12/27/2017, 4:42 AM

Iranian-backed militias moving closer to Israel

Syrian army forces, backed by Iranian-backed militias, push deeper into rebel-held enclave near Israel and Lebanon border.Elad Benari, 12/25/2017, 5:44 AM

Assad: France a backer of 'terrorism'

Syrian President blasts France, says it has "no right to talk about peace" in his country.Ben Ariel, 12/19/2017, 4:07 AM

Macron: ISIS will be crushed by February

French President predicts ISIS will be crushed in Syria by February, says there may be no choice but talk to Assad.Ben Ariel, 12/18/2017, 5:36 AM

Attacker of kosher Amsterdam restaurant fought in Syria

Man who attacked Amsterdam kosher restaurant while waving PLO flag is reportedly an ex-combatant in Syria’s civil war, Dutch site reports.Ben Ariel, 12/14/2017, 2:38 AM

Russian warplanes kill 53 civilians in Syria

Syrian human rights monitor says Russian warplanes killed 53 civilians while bombing ISIS-held village.David Rosenberg, 11/27/2017, 11:06 AM

Russia open to new investigation of Syrian chemical weapons

Russia's UN ambassador says the country is open to establishing a new panel to investigate the use of toxic gases in Syria.Ben Ariel, 11/23/2017, 3:43 AM

For the 10th time: Russia vetoes UN action on Syria

Russia blocks U.S.-drafted resolution to renew an international inquiry into who is to blame for chemical weapons attacks in Syria.Ben Ariel, 11/17/2017, 1:04 AM

UN to vote on extending Syria chemical weapons probe

Security Council to vote on American resolution extending international probe on Syrian chemical weapons. Russia could veto.Ben Ariel, 11/16/2017, 5:35 AM

US security officials arrive in Israel to discuss Syria border

Israeli security officials meet with US counterparts to discuss Syria cease-fire deal which would leave Iranian forces 3 miles from border.JTA, 11/14/2017, 4:25 PM

US-Russia ceasefire could leave Iran forces 3 miles from Israel

Newest cease-fire agreement in Syria would allow Iranian-backed militias to keep positions close to border with Israel.JTA, 11/13/2017, 4:40 PM

ISIS recaptures town in eastern Syria

ISIS recaptures Albu Kamal from Syrian army, just two days after being pushed out.Ben Ariel, 11/12/2017, 5:07 AM

Syrian army enters last ISIS stronghold

Syrian troops and allied militiamen enter town of Albu Kamal, edge closer to ousting ISIS.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/9/2017, 4:35 AM

Golan Druze breach Israeli security fence

Dozens of Druze residents break through security barrier, head towards Syrian village under rebel attack.David Rosenberg, 11/3/2017, 2:49 PM

Israel vows to protect embattled Syrian village from rebels

IDF pledges to intervene in Syrian civil war to 'prevent capture, occupation' of Druze town by rebel forces after suicide bomber kills 9.David Rosenberg, 11/3/2017, 2:09 PM

Israeli wounded by Syrian gunfire in Golan Heights

Resident of Golan Heights hit by gunfire from Syria. IDF spokesperson says incident likely case of stray fire from Syrian civil war.David Rosenberg, 11/3/2017, 12:37 PM

Syrian army recaptures Deir Ezzor from ISIS

Syrian monitor says Syrian army captures city of Deir Ezzor from ISIS in a Russian-backed operation.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/3/2017, 2:08 AM

IDF, Christian ministries secret lifesaving mission in Syria

Israel partners with Christian ministry on secret medical mission to save lives deep in Syria.Mordechai Sones, 10/30/2017, 10:32 PM

Syria denies being responsible for sarin attack

Syria claims UN report accusing it of using sarin gas in Khan Sheikhun is a "falsification of the truth".Elad Benari, Canada, 10/27/2017, 10:40 PM

Russia vetoes resolution on Syria chemical weapons

Russia vetoes UN resolution that would have extended mandate of a panel investigating who is behind chemical weapons attacks in Syria.Ben Ariel, 10/25/2017, 3:12 AM

Report: 10 ISIS terrorists killed in suspected Israeli airstrike

Syrian human rights group says terrorists killed near Golan border by Israeli airstrike.AFP, 10/23/2017, 7:43 PM

Syria urges UN to take 'decisive steps' against Israel

Syria complains to UN after IDF retaliates for spillover from Syrian civil war.Elad Benari, 10/22/2017, 5:44 AM

Foreign citizen wounded in southern Golan Heights

Foreign citizen lightly wounded from gunfire which hit a field clinic near the border with Syria.Elad Benari, 10/11/2017, 1:04 AM

Israeli hospital gets grant to aid Syrian kids with hearing loss

Israeli philanthropist Morris Kahn donates large sum to Ziv Medical Center to treat Syrian refugee children with hearing loss.JTA, 10/10/2017, 6:38 PM

Liberman: Assad has won in Syria

Israeli Defense Minister says countries which sought to oust Bashar al-Assad now cozying up to Syrian dictator.AFP, 10/3/2017, 7:55 PM

3,000 killed in Syria in September

Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says September was the deadliest month this year in the country's civil war.Ben Ariel, 10/2/2017, 4:14 AM

Putin: Conditions exist for end of Syria war

Russian President visits Turkey, agrees with Erdogan on de-escalation zone in Syria's Idlib province.Ben Ariel, 9/29/2017, 2:14 AM

UN: Syrian gov't used chemical weapons dozens of times

UN war crimes investigators say Syrian government forces have used chemical weapons more than two dozen times during the civil war.Ben Ariel, 9/7/2017, 5:04 AM

France again changes position on Assad

French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian calls for transition in Syria that doesn't include Assad.Ben Ariel, Canada, 9/2/2017, 12:48 AM

Watch: US envoy tours Israeli hospital treating Syrian victims

Jason Greenblatt tours Ziv Hospital in Tzfat, where wounded Syrians are treated. 'these are the stories of Israel the world needs to hear.'Gary Willig, 8/29/2017, 10:16 PM

Netanyahu: Victory over ISIS is welcome, Iran in Syria is not

PM says meeting with Vladimir Putin was mostly about Iran's presence in Syira, meeting was important for security of both Russia and Israel.Gary Willig, 8/23/2017, 6:53 PM

'Meeting more important for Putin than for Netanyahu'

Former Israeli Ambassador to Russia says outcome of Netanyahu-Putin meeting more important for Russia than for Israel.Shimon Cohen, 8/22/2017, 7:56 PM

Assad: Western countries must cut ties with terrorism

Syrian President says countries that want to reopen embassies in Damascus must end their support for Syrian rebels.Ben Ariel, 8/21/2017, 5:05 AM

The most embarrassingly wrong book ever on the Middle East?

When it comes to the Middle East, often predictions fail because of the general incompetence of the specialists in the field. Prof. Daniel Pipes, 8/10/2017, 12:55 AM

Jordan fears Syrian demographic time bomb

Number of child brides among Syrian refugees in Jordan has skyrocketed. Hashemite Kingdom worries phenomenon could pose demographic threat.Tzvi Lev, 8/7/2017, 2:03 PM

Plotter of planned attack on Israeli soccer team killed in Syria

US-led coalition kills terrorist behind plot to commit terror attack at World Cup match between Israel and Albania.AFP, 8/3/2017, 7:47 PM

Jihadists overtake Syrian city of Idlib

Jihadist group Hayat Tahrir al-Sham takes over Idlib after rival rebels withdraw.Ben Ariel, 7/24/2017, 4:45 AM

Trump: Syria ceasefire can save many lives

Trump welcomes U.S.-Russia brokered ceasefire in southwest Syria, which monitors say has held through its first day.Elad Benari, 7/10/2017, 5:08 AM

Netanyahu: Israel welcomes 'genuine' Syria ceasefire

PM welcomes ceasefire brokered by trump and Putin, warns against Iranian military presence in Syria.JTA, 7/9/2017, 10:49 PM

U.S. and Russia agree on Syria ceasefire

United States and Russia reach agreement on a ceasefire in southwest Syria.Elad Benari, Canada, 7/7/2017, 9:11 PM

Syria announces temporary ceasefire

Syrian army suspends combat operations in southern Syria until new round of peace talks begin in Kazakhstan.Ben Ariel, 7/4/2017, 4:07 AM

'US ready to defend allies in Syria against Assad's allies'

Senior officer aboard US aircraft carrier docked off of Haifa says focus on ISIS, but US will protect allies from any threat.AFP, 7/3/2017, 8:59 PM