ANALYSIS: Who's really to blame for downed Russian plane?

The Israeli and Russian versions of the incident differ greatly, but Putin is calming the waters.Yochanan Visser, Yesterday, 10:19 PM

PM: Israel will use all its might if war is forced upon us

Netanyahu says Israel hoping to prevent break major conflict - but adds IDF prepared to use all of its might if war becomes inevitable.David Rosenberg, Yesterday, 3:48 PM

'We'll take all measures to protect our soldiers'

Russian Embassy issues bristling statement against Israel: 'Moscow views Israeli Air Force actions as irresponsible and unfriendly.'Mordechai Sones, Yesterday, 1:16 PM

'Prevent situation where Iran surrounds Israel'

Minister Bennett says Russians understood Syrian fire felled their plane; Israel will continue preventing Iranian establishment in Syria.Mordechai Sones, Yesterday, 11:38 AM

Nasrallah: Israeli attacks in Syria must stop

Hezbollah leader claims Israel tried to prevent Syrian army from achieving ballistic capabilities.Elad Benari, Yesterday, 5:08 AM

Assad blames Israel for downing of Russian plane

Syrian President writes Putin, says Russian plane was downed over Syria due to Israeli "arrogance".Elad Benari, Yesterday, 3:49 AM

IDF delegation heads to Moscow

Israeli military officials head to Russia in bid to prove IDF not to blame for downing of Russian aircraft over Syria.Arutz Sheva Staff, Wednesday, 10:30 PM

Satellite imagery reveals results of air strike in Syria

As a result of IDF attack on Latakia, during which Russian plane was downed, a large weapons storehouse was completely destroyed.Arutz Sheva Staff, Wednesday, 9:19 PM

Pompeo expresses sorrow over downing of Russian plane

Secretary of State says downing of Russian warplane underscores an urgent need to resolve the Syria conflict.Elad Benari, Canada, Wednesday, 12:48 AM

Trump: 'Seems' like Syria shot down a Russian plane

US President says Syria likely shot down a Russian military plane near its coast.Elad Benari, Canada, Tuesday, 10:47 PM

Netanyahu speaks with Putin after Russian plane downed

Netanyahu speaks with Russian President, expresses regret over the death of Russian soldiers in the downing of Russian plane in Syria.Elad Benari, Canada, Tuesday, 6:23 PM

Putin: Downing of Russian plane appears to be accident

Russian president says downing of Russian plane wasn't deliberate, will discuss incident with Netanyahu.David Rosenberg, Tuesday, 4:52 PM

Israel: Syria, not IDF shot down Russian plane

IDF acknowledges strike in Syria - but says downed Russian plane was accidentally hit by Syrian missiles after Israeli jets had left.David Rosenberg, Tuesday, 3:33 PM

Russia summons Israel envoy after plane downed in Syria

Israeli ambassador summoned, Russian defense minister threatens response, after Israel blamed for downing of Russian plane.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, Tuesday, 1:57 PM

Russia: Israel gave warning a minute before attacking

Russian defense ministry says 'irresponsible' Israeli actions during strike in Syria responsible for downing of Russian spy plane.Ido Ben Porat, Tuesday, 11:03 AM

Russian aircraft disappears in Syria

Russian military aircraft disappears during airstrike over Latakia. US official: Syrian army inadvertently shot it down.Elad Benari, Tuesday, 6:47 AM

Report: Israel attacks in Syria

Syrian media report that air defense systems were used against unidentified aircraft in Latakia.Arutz Sheva Staff, Monday, 11:15 PM

ANALYSIS: US, Turkish show of force delays Russian offensive

Humanitarian crisis avoided after US and Turkish threats make Russia think twice about Idlib campaign.Yochanan Visser, Monday, 2:01 PM

Report: Israel strikes near Syrian airport

Syrian official claims Israel attacked near Damascus airport.Arutz Sheva Staff, Saturday, 10:52 PM

Syrian civilians wish IDF 'all the best'

After two years of operation, Israel closing down 'Good Neighbor' operation on Syrian border to help Syrian civilians during civil war.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/13/2018, 9:55 PM

Pentagon: Russia will bear responsibility for Idlib attack

Pentagon warns Russia will bear responsibility for humanitarian crisis in Syria if there is an attack on Idlib.Elad Benari, 9/13/2018, 2:09 AM

UN confirms: Assad used chemical weapons

UN investigators say government forces fired chlorine gas at Damascus and Idlib, committing war crimes.Guy Cohen, 9/12/2018, 6:37 PM

Rouhani: US and Israel won't reach their goals in Syria

Iranian President says America and Israel will not reach their goals by arming militants in Syria.Elad Benari, Canada, 9/7/2018, 11:00 PM

Report: US forces to remain in Syria until Iran withdraws

Senior State Department officials say President Trump has shifted on Syria withdrawal, now backs keeping troops in Syria 'indefinitely'.David Rosenberg, 9/7/2018, 9:11 AM

IAF marks planes that destroyed Syrian nuclear reactor

Pilots who carried out the attack in Syria in 2007 posted the symbol of the operation onto the planes that took part in the mission.Kobi Finkler, 9/7/2018, 6:10 AM

Report: Israel secretly armed, funded Syrian rebels

12 anti-Assad rebel groups in south Syria reportedly received money and weapons from Israel to combat ISIS, Iran-linked forces.David Rosenberg, 9/6/2018, 6:44 PM

Trump warns Assad: The world is watching

US President denies claims made in Bob Woodward's book, but also warns Syrian President that "the world is watching".Elad Benari, 9/6/2018, 3:38 AM

New details about strikes in Syria

Satellite imaging company publishes new data indicating damage caused to Syrian R&D site in strikes reported last night.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/5/2018, 9:58 PM

Trump: Book claiming I planned Assad assassination 'fabrication'

White House pushes back against new book by Bob Woodward as cabinet members deny quotes attributed to them. 'This is a con job'.David Rosenberg, 9/5/2018, 8:47 AM

White House warns Assad against use of chemical weapons

White House warns Syrian President against using chemical weapons in Idlib, says the US and its allies will respond "appropriately".Ben Ariel, 9/5/2018, 2:14 AM

Book claims Trump ordered Assad killed

New book claims Secretary of Defense ignored order from President to kill Syrian dictator following deadly chemical weapons attack.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/4/2018, 11:02 PM

Syria blames Israel for explosions near Hama

Syrian media says Israeli missile strike thwarted near Idlib as monitoring group says Israel targeted Iranian military positions.Gary Willig, 9/4/2018, 7:26 PM

IDF: We carried out 200 strikes in Syria

IDF Chief of Staff submits defense report to Knesset Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee on IDF's readiness for war.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/4/2018, 6:15 PM

Trump warns Assad against 'reckless' attack in Idlib

Trump says Russia and Iran would be making a "grave mistake" if they back Syrian attack in province of Idlib.Elad Benari, 9/4/2018, 2:05 AM

Netanyahu meets U.S. envoy for Syria

Netanyahu meets U.S. Special Representative for Syrian Affairs James Jeffrey to discuss Syria and Iran's involvement there.Ben Ariel, 9/2/2018, 11:38 PM

ANALYSIS: Iran continues its entrenchment in both Syria and Iraq

Missiles given to Iraq by Iran can hit both Tel Aviv and Riyadh.Yochanan Visser, 9/2/2018, 10:06 PM

Explosions heard at Syrian airbase

Number of loud explosions heard at the Mezzeh airbase near Damascus. Syrian news agency: A technical malfunction and not an Israeli attack.Elad Benari, 9/2/2018, 4:04 AM

Iran building a new base in Syria

New images show Iranian-constructed factory in Syria bears striking resemblance to Iran's Parchin facility.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/31/2018, 1:24 PM

'We will not allow Iran to remain in Syria'

After Iran, Syria sign agreement, senior Israeli minister warns that Israel will not permit Iran to use Syria as base for attacks.David Rosenberg, 8/29/2018, 2:25 PM

Russia accuses Syrian rebels of planning chemical attack

Russia claims Syrian rebels are preparing a chemical attack in the Idlib province.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/29/2018, 4:44 AM

'We'll continue action to remove Iran from border'

Source responds to reports of military cooperation agreement between Syria and Iran. 'PM will continue exerting pressure on Iranian regime.'Mordechai Sones, 8/28/2018, 5:32 PM

Report: Trump offered US pullout for partial Iranian retreat

Lebanese paper claims US delegation met in secret with Syrian leaders, offered withdrawal in exchange for Iranian pullback from border.David Rosenberg, 8/28/2018, 10:26 AM

Iran inks deal with Syria, vows to continue military cooperation

Despite demands by US that Iran withdraw forces from Syria, Tehran signs deal with Assad regime, vows to continue military cooperation.David Rosenberg, 8/27/2018, 12:20 PM

ANALYSIS: Dangerous stand-off between Russia and US over Syria

The Syrian war is far from over and could blow up into a regional or even world conflict.Yochanan Visser, 8/26/2018, 10:32 PM

ANALYSIS: US military to stay in Syria to stop Iran

President Trump insists US will remain in Syria to ensure Iran's departure. Will US be drawn into next major battle in northwest Syria?Yochanan Visser, 8/23/2018, 10:23 PM

Bolton: No plans for US to recognize Golan as Israeli territory

President Trump's National Security Advisor says US has no plans to recognize Israeli sovereignty over Golan Heights.David Rosenberg, 8/22/2018, 8:41 AM

ANALYSIS: Meet the most dangerous Iranian

Qassem Soleimani, dubbed by Iran's Supreme Leader as the 'living martyr of the Revolution', is one of the most dangerous men in the Mideast.Yochanan Visser, 8/20/2018, 2:59 PM

Britain ends funding for some aid to Syrian rebels

British government announces it is ending funding for some aid programs in rebel-held areas of Syria.Ben Ariel, 8/20/2018, 4:03 AM

'Russia, Israel, and US agree - Iran must leave Syria'

NSA John Bolton says Putin doesn't have 'same interests' as Iran, agrees with US, Israeli demand that Iran withdraw forces from Syria.David Rosenberg, 8/19/2018, 6:13 PM

U.S. redirects Syria funding

State Department announces it will redirect $230 million in frozen funding away from Syria.Elad Benari, Canada, 8/18/2018, 12:14 AM

Russia to help UN peacekeepers in Golan

Russian military says its forces will help UN peacekeepers restore patrols along Syria and Israel border.Ben Ariel, 8/15/2018, 5:39 AM

UN: 20,000-30,000 ISIS fighters remain in Iraq and Syria

New UN report says between 20,000 and 30,000 ISIS jihadists remain in Iraq and Syria despite the jihadist group's defeat last year.Ben Ariel, 8/14/2018, 3:04 AM

Former Mossad chief doubtful Russia can force Iran out of Syria

In interview with Saudi website, Tamir Pardo discusses diplomatic contacts with the Gulf states, tension with Iran and Hezbollah.Elad Benari, 8/14/2018, 2:07 AM

ANALYSIS: Iran tightening the noose around Israel

Is Iran preventing an Israel-Hamas agreement and is it behind current escalation?Yochanan Visser, 8/9/2018, 10:05 PM

Intelligence official: Mossad behind Syrian scientist's death

Official from Middle Eastern intelligence agency tells New York Times the Mossad was behind the death of Syrian scientist Aziz Asbar.Elad Benari, 8/7/2018, 6:34 AM

Hezbollah: Israel killed Syrian scientist

Terror-affiliated newspaper says killing of scientist accused of developing chemical weapons part of Israeli effort to keep Syria weak.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/6/2018, 5:00 PM

Report: Senior Syrian scientist killed

Syrian media reports scientist in charge of research center in Masyaf killed in car explosion.Elad Benari, 8/5/2018, 6:11 AM