ANALYSIS: Russia's latest moves in Syria reveal it as an enemy

Russia's supplying S-300 missiles to Syria is a clearly hostile act towards Israel.Yochanan Visser, 10/8/2018, 9:26 AM

US General: S-300 delivery to Syria 'irresponsible'

CENTCOM commander says Russia wrong to send air defense system to Syria.Tzvi Lev, 10/4/2018, 5:05 PM

Pompeo: S-300 to Syria a 'serious escalation'

Secretary of State calls Russia's delivery of S-300 surface-to-air missile system to Syria a "serious escalation".Elad Benari, 10/4/2018, 2:07 AM

US: S-300 to Syria would be 'serious escalation'

State Department spokeswoman comments on Russia's delivery of S-300 missile systems to Syria, says it would be a concern if true.Ben Ariel, 10/3/2018, 3:10 AM

Syrian FM: S-300 will respond to 'Israeli threats'

Syrian Foreign Minister Walid Muallem welcomes deliveries of Russian S-300 air defense systems to his country.Elad Benari, Canada, 9/30/2018, 11:09 PM

Report: Syria paid Russia $1 billion for S-300 missiles

Money was transferred to Russian banks years ago, but only given to Russia upon delivery of missile system, source says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/29/2018, 10:17 PM

Russia: Delivery of S-300 to Syria has begun

Russian Foreign Minister says delivery of Russian surface-to-air missile system to Syria has already begun.Elad Benari, Canada, 9/28/2018, 11:59 PM

Report: Russia won't curb Israeli airstrikes in Syria

Iranian media reports that Russia has given Israel permission to attack Iranian bases in Syria other than ones near Russian troops.Tzvi Lev, 9/27/2018, 8:39 PM

'Israel will think twice before attacking'

Syrian Dep. FM says Israeli 'aggression' is aimed at those who want to 'reduce terror,' claims S-300s will 'paralyze' Israel.Nitsan Keidar, 9/26/2018, 12:05 PM

US: Iran to blame for downing of Russian plane

National Security Advisor John Bolton urges Russia to reconsider plan to transfer advanced missiles to Syria.David Rosenberg, 9/24/2018, 8:57 PM

Russia bolsters Syrian air defenses amid tensions with Israel

Days after Russia blamed Israel for downing of plane over Syria, Russia vows to upgrade Syrian air defense network.David Rosenberg, 9/24/2018, 8:12 PM

Russia not discussing S-300 supply to Syria

Top aide to Putin says Russia not in talks with the Syrian government about supplying S-300 missiles and does not think they are needed.Elad Benari, Canada, 5/12/2018, 12:38 AM

'If S-300 systems fire on our planes - we will respond'

Defense Minister: We will not tolerate Iranian attempts to turn Syria into an outpost against Israel. 'Any attempt will be thwarted.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/3/2018, 10:02 AM

ANALYSIS: What Israel should do about S-300 anti-aircraft system

Russian S-300 anti-aircraft system could allow Syria to shoot down planes at Ben Gurion Airport, interfere with IAF operations.Yochanan Visser, 4/30/2018, 8:01 PM

Report: Russia to deliver new defense systems to Syria

Russia's Defense Ministry says the country plans to deliver new air defense systems to Syria in the near future.Elad Benari, 4/26/2018, 4:42 AM

Russia to Israel: We will not refrain from arming Syria

Russia conveys unambiguous message to Israel that there is nothing preventing it from selling S-300 missile defense system to Syria.Nitsan Keidar, 4/22/2018, 1:03 PM

Israel sets red line for Russia

Israel tells Russia sale of S-300 missile defense system to Assad regime unacceptable.Nitzan Keidar, 4/15/2018, 9:54 PM

Pentagon: Iran has deployed the S-300 system

Pentagon’s Defense Intelligence Agency says Iran has tested and deployed Russian-made anti-aircraft system.Elad Benari, 3/8/2018, 6:13 AM

Iran displays S-300 defense system

Revolutionary Guard displays Russian-made S-300 in central Tehran.Elad Benari, 9/25/2017, 5:46 AM

Iran says S-300 system is operational

Iran says advanced S-300 defense system, which was bought from Russia, has been tested and is operational.Elad Benari, 3/5/2017, 5:43 AM

'S-300 sale to Iran doesn't contradict relations with Israel'

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev says his country's sale of missile system to Iran doesn't contradict its good relations with Israel.Ben Ariel, 11/6/2016, 6:25 AM

Report: IDF asks Russia to revise coordination in Syria

Russian media reports the IDF approached Russia to request new coordination procedures after Russia stationed S-300 missiles in Syria.Ben Ariel, Canada, 10/17/2016, 12:01 AM

Russia sends S-300 system to Syria

Russia sends the S-300 anti-missile system to its naval facility in the Syrian city of Tartus.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/5/2016, 4:33 AM

Iranian Defense Minister: We don't need Russia's S-400 system

Iranian Defense Minister says S-300 system is enough to defend his country and it doesn’t intend to purchase the more advanced S-400.Elad Benari, 8/26/2016, 5:44 AM

Iran to receive S-300 by March, says senior commander

Senior Iranian commander says supply of S-300 missile defense systems from Russia will be implemented by March of 2017.Ben Ariel, 7/18/2016, 6:15 AM

Congress warns: Obama can stop S-300 transfer to Iran but isn't

Obama isn't using sanctions or veto to stop game-changer weapons sale to Iran, Rep.'s inquiry on the matter gets 'dismissed.'Ari Yashar, 5/27/2016, 11:53 AM

Iran to receive S-300 missiles 'by the end of the year'

Russian official confirms Tehran will finally receive controversial air defense missile system by the end of 2016.Ari Soffer, 4/19/2016, 5:49 PM

Iran backtracks on S-300 missile reception

Foreign Ministry's statement amended to omit notice of delivery of the missiles, says instead 'first phase' of agreement was implemented.Tova Dvorin, 4/11/2016, 2:22 PM

Report: Iran receives first S-300 missiles from Russia

Iranian Foreign Ministry claims surface-to-air missile transfer underway after years of delays.Tova Dvorin, 4/11/2016, 12:01 PM

Iran and Russia still discussing S-300 sale

Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman says his country and Russia are still holding negotiations on the S-300 air defense missiles.Ben Ariel, 2/23/2016, 5:44 AM

Russia denies S-300 delivery to Iran is scheduled this week

Russia says Iran has not yet paid for the S-300 advanced missile systems, and therefore they are not yet being delivered.Ben Ariel, 2/18/2016, 5:15 AM

Iran announces S-300 is now en route from Russia

After years of delays due to UN sanctions and Western pressure, Iranian spokesperson says advanced missile system is on its way.Nissan Tzur, 2/15/2016, 8:57 PM

Ignoring Obama, Iran upgrades its nuclear-capable Emad missile

Flaunting sanctions, Iran's DM says update of nuclear rockets able to hit Israel coming soon, Russian S-300 delivery in next 2 months.Ari Yashar, 2/10/2016, 2:10 PM

Russia to start delivering S-300 to Iran in January

Russian military source says the country will start delivering air defense system in the first month of 2016.Ben Ariel, Canada, 12/25/2015, 10:27 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

Iran says it will receive S-300s from Russia by year's end

Iran's defense minister says his country will receive air defense missile systems it ordered from Russia by the end of the year.Ben Ariel, 11/12/2015, 5:46 AM

Russia says it signed S-300 missile contract with Iran

Russian official reveals contract signed on supplying advanced missile system possibly capable of thwarting strike on nuclear facilities.Ari Yashar, 11/9/2015, 11:30 AM

Putin, Obama and Iran: A Choice in the Absence of Choice

Obama’s deal with Iran opened a "Pandora's box" not only in the Middle East, but also in Europe and America. Alexander Maistrovoy , 9/16/2015, 6:00 AM

Iran: Russia Will Deliver S-300s by the End of the Year

Iran’s defense minister says Russia will deliver S-300 advanced missile system by the end of 2015.Ben Ariel, 8/24/2015, 6:15 AM

Russia, Iran Reach S-300 Missile Deal

Moscow confirms deal to arm the Islamic Republic, says 'topic is closed.'Tova Dvorin, 8/19/2015, 2:35 PM

Iran Says Russia to Deliver S-300 Missiles by Next Week

Iranian defense minister says deal already reached, just needs to be formalized; system would prevent airstrikes against nuclear sites.Ari Soffer, 8/18/2015, 12:31 PM

Putin's Aide: Upgrading S-300 Missile System for Iran Delivery

Top Russian official quoted by Iranian official press says advanced missile defense system being tweaked - against potential Israeli strike?Ari Yashar, 7/31/2015, 8:06 AM

Iran to Unveil Its Own S-300 Missile Defense System

General says new systems coming in September including domestic version of Russian S-300 - can it block an Israeli airstrike on nuke sites?Ari Yashar, 7/17/2015, 10:12 AM

Russia: There's No Set Date for S-300 Delivery to Iran

Top Russian diplomat says no start date for the delivery of S-300 missiles to Iran has been set yet.Elad Benari, 5/27/2015, 4:16 AM

Iran: S-300 Delivery from Russia Coming Soon

Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister says Moscow and Tehran have concluded talks on the delivery of S-300 missiles to Iran.Elad Benari, 5/26/2015, 5:31 AM

Report: Egypt Buying Russian S-300 Missile System

Israeli official tells foreign press that Egypt has bought the missiles; Egypt: we're looking to fight terrorism in the Sinai, not Israel.Tova Dvorin, 5/13/2015, 10:18 PM

Russia: S-300 Delivery to Iran Won't Happen Soon

Moscow stands by decision to go ahead with sale of its advanced anti-aircraft system, however.Gil Ronen, 4/23/2015, 5:31 PM

Should Israel Abandon Neutrality on Ukraine?

Israel continues to consider its options with Russia, but one expert suggests Jerusalem needs to move its rooks and knights carefully.Gedalyah Reback, 4/21/2015, 3:26 PM

PM: Russian Supply of S-300 Missile System to Iran 'Very Grave'

Netanyahu says Israel views with 'great severity' the deal with Iran – undertaken as Iran steps up its aggressiveness.Gil Ronen, 4/19/2015, 11:42 AM

Putin Warns Israel: Do Not Send Arms to Ukraine

Moscow threatens that sending arms to Kiev in retaliation for S-300 missile agreement with Iran will raise the death toll.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/18/2015, 10:03 PM

Obama 'Surprised' Russia Waited So Long with S-300 to Iran

President Obama says he is “surprised” that Russia had waited as long as it did to seal a deal to sell missile defense systems to Iran.Ben Ariel, Canada, 4/17/2015, 9:16 PM

Dempsey: We Can Still Strike Iran Despite S-300 Sale

Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff says Washington knows all about the system Russia is selling to Iran.Elad Benari, 4/17/2015, 6:13 AM

White House: Russia Selling S-300 to Iran Because it Needs Money

White House spokesman says Moscow's move to supply S-300 to Iran shows the weakness of Russia's economy after being hit by sanctions.Elad Benari, 4/17/2015, 4:45 AM

Putin Cites Progress in Iran Talks as Reason for S-300 Decision

Russian Presidents explains his decision to lift a ban on the delivery of S-300 missile defense systems to Tehran.Ben Ariel, 4/17/2015, 12:15 AM

Expert: Time to Recalibrate Relations with Russia

Israel cannot continue being "over-supportive" of the Russians in the wake of the S-300 deal, says Azriel Bermant.Gedalyah Reback, 4/15/2015, 3:38 PM

German Foreign Minister Speaks Out Against S-300 Deal

German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier says it is "too early" to think about rewarding Iran with S-300 missile systems.Ben Ariel, 4/15/2015, 3:13 AM

Congressmen: S-300 Will Block US Strike on Nuclear Facilities

Bipartisan letter warns Kerry Russia's sale to Iran will remove US military threat, shows Russia can't be trusted in nuclear talks.Ari Yashar, 4/14/2015, 9:58 PM