1920 - The year the conflict commenced

The conflict commenced in Spring 1920 when the main actors, Jews, Arabs and British clashed in the streets and alleys of Jerusalem. Op-ed.Yisrael Medad, 5/24/2020, 2:00 PM

Bennett: Iran leaving Syria, but could come back if Israel let's up

Outgoing Defense Minister Naftali Bennett holds ceremony to mark turnover of ministry to Benny Gantz.Gary Willig, 5/18/2020, 6:37 PM

7 pro-Iranian fighters killed in Syria airstrikes

Airstrikes on Syrian-Iraqi border kill seven pro-Iranian soldiers, monitor group says.Arutz Sheva Staff, AFP, 5/17/2020, 5:14 PM

Report: Iran building new tunnel at Syria military base

Iran reportedly building new tunnel at the Imam Ali military base in eastern Syria which is capable of storing advanced weapons systems.Elad Benari, 5/14/2020, 6:00 AM

Lebanon asks West to stop Israeli violations of its airspace

Lebanon asks Security Council members to pressure Israel to stop its violations of Lebanese airspace for Syria strikes.Elad Benari, 5/14/2020, 5:14 AM

Covid-19 in the Middle East: Iraq, Syria, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Lebanon and the PA

Assessment of the various Middle Eastern countries' responses to the corona pandemic, and the diplomatic and defense implications. Opinion.Fellows of the JISS, 5/12/2020, 9:01 AM

Putin must ditch Assad, Iran and Maduro ASAP

Before Iran becomes the enemy on his southern border, Putin must let Israel and the US make up for his mistakes in Syria. Op-ed.Mark Langfan, 5/11/2020, 1:20 AM

Documentation: The missile plant destroyed in Syria airstrike

Satellite images reveal the missile plant destroyed this week near Aleppo, Syria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/7/2020, 7:23 PM

Pompeo: Iran must leave Syria

US Secretary of State addresses Israeli reports that Iranian forces are pulling out of Syria, closing military bases.Tal Polon, 5/6/2020, 5:46 PM

Steinitz: There is great success here for Israel

Energy Minister on Iran reducing its activities in Syria: Iran has failed to implement its plan but it doesn't mean they've stopped trying.Ben Ariel, 5/6/2020, 4:01 AM

Iran reducing presence in Syria

Bennett: We are more determined than Iran because for us it is a matter of life and death.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/5/2020, 5:00 PM

14 pro-Iranian militiamen killed in airstrikes in Syria

Israel 'likely' behind airstrikes on pro-Iranian militias in Syria, observer group says, after 14 fighters killed in strikes.AFP, 5/5/2020, 1:36 PM

Syria claims Israel carried out air strike

Syrian media claims Israeli aircraft carried out an air strike on a scientific research center in Aleppo.Elad Benari, 5/4/2020, 11:32 PM

Second wave of airstrikes attributed to Israel in Syria

After series of Israeli airstrikes in southwestern Syria, observer group reports explosions targeting Hezbollah positions in northern Syria.David Rosenberg, 5/1/2020, 11:05 AM

Airstrikes in Syria targeted Hezbollah terrorists on Israeli border

Israeli airstrikes reportedly targeted Hezbollah positions on Syrian side of the Golan Heights, were intended to prevent Hezbollah attack.David Rosenberg, 5/1/2020, 10:54 AM

Syria claims: Israel attacked in Quneitra region

Syrian media reports that Israel launched an air strike on targets in the Quneitra region.Elad Benari, 5/1/2020, 12:15 AM

Bennett: We are pushing Iran back in Syria

Defense Minister says Israel will no longer allow threats to grow beyond its borders, Israel's enemies have not reconciled to Jewish State.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/28/2020, 4:09 PM

7 killed in Israeli airstrikes on Iranian stronghold in Syria

Seven killed in Israeli airstrikes in Damascus. Strikes reportedly targeted Iranian and Hezbollah stronghold.David Rosenberg, 4/27/2020, 11:11 AM

Hours before Syria airstrikes, Defense Minister hinted at attack

Syria reports airstrikes on Damascus - just hours after Israeli Defense Minister hints at upcoming operation.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/27/2020, 9:18 AM

Syria claims: Israel attacked in Damascus

Syria claims Israeli air force attacked targets in southern Damascus.Elad Benari, 4/27/2020, 5:41 AM

Syria claims: Israel carried out an air strike

Syrian media report that Israeli aircraft carried out an air strike near the city of Palmyra. Israel not commenting.Elad Benari, 4/20/2020, 11:31 PM

Report: Attack targeted Imad Mughniyah's son

Following reports of IAF aircraft firing at Syrian-Lebanon border, Al-Arabiya reports target was son of Hezbollah senior eliminated in 2008.Mordechai Sones, 4/16/2020, 11:53 AM

Report: Israeli drone strikes Hezbollah vehicle in Syria

Hezbollah terrorist organization claims no casualties in Israeli strike near Jdaidit Yabous crossing.AFP, 4/15/2020, 8:22 PM

Syrian regime blamed for chemical attacks

For the first time, Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons says Assad regime is behind toxic gas attacks.Elad Benari, Canada, 4/9/2020, 12:22 AM

Syria claims Israel attacked near Homs

Syrian media claims Israeli aircraft attacked near city of Homs from Lebanese territory.Elad Benari, 3/31/2020, 11:51 PM

ANALYSIS: The real coronavirus disaster in Iran and Syria

Assad insists no coronavirus cases in Syria despite reports of major outbreak, hundreds of deaths.Yochanan Visser, 3/16/2020, 10:49 PM

US and British soldier killed in Iraq rocket attack

Three killed in rocket attack on Iraqi military base. Hours later, retaliatory strikes target pro-Iranian militia in neighboring Syria.Elad Benari, 3/12/2020, 1:06 AM

Report: Syrian air defense systems activated against Israeli missiles

Syrian media reports: Air defense systems activated in Homs and Quneitra. Israeli aircraft reportedly seen over the area.Elad Benari, 3/5/2020, 1:25 AM

Assad announces parliamentary elections in April

Syrian President says parliamentary elections will be held on April 13 in areas of the country controlled by the government.Elad Benari, 3/4/2020, 5:42 AM

ANALYSIS: Turkey announces war on pro-Assad coalition in Syria

February death toll in Syria the highest in nearly 2 years as Erdogan all but declares war on Assad's forces.Yochanan Visser, 3/1/2020, 10:42 PM

Dozens of Turkish soldiers killed in air strike in Syria

Turkish army vows to retaliate after air strike kills at least 29 Turkish soldiers in the northwestern Idlib province.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/28/2020, 4:15 AM

Report: Israeli aircraft carry out attack in Syria

Syrian television reports that Israeli helicopters attacked several Syrian army positions in the Quneitra area.Elad Benari, 2/28/2020, 12:19 AM

IDF attacks Islamic Jihad targets in Damascus

IDF confirms air strike on terrorist targets belonging to Islamic Jihad in both Damascus and Gaza.Elad Benari, 2/24/2020, 12:00 AM

ANALYSIS: Turkey now technically at war with Russia and Syria

Turkish troops shell Syrian army positions while Russian air force bombs Turkish positions in Idlib, Syria.Yochanan Visser, 2/20/2020, 9:23 PM

Syrian journalist: Jews 'make miracles out of the impossible'

Watch: Syrian journalist refutes claim that Israel thwarts democracy in Arab countries, praises the Jewish people.Elad Benari, 2/20/2020, 6:47 AM

Satellite photos show damage from air strike in Damascus

Attack attributed to Israel destroyed weapons storage sites at Damascus International Airport. Israel not commenting.Elad Benari, 2/18/2020, 2:01 AM

Alleged Israeli attack on Damascus kills 7 fighters, war monitor says

'Missiles were launched from Golan Heights,' Syrian media claims.T. Gamal-Gabriel,R. Haddad/AFP, 2/14/2020, 10:53 AM

Report in Syria: Israel carried out air strike in Damascus

Syrian media says country’s anti-aircraft systems were activated against "hostile targets" over the capital.Elad Benari, 2/14/2020, 12:02 AM

ANALYSIS: Turkey on crash course with Russia over Syria

War is brewing between Turkish forces and the pro-Assad coalition in northeastern Syria as Turkish military casualties mount.Yochanan Visser, 2/13/2020, 8:39 PM

Russia: Israeli air strike in Syria endangered a civilian plane

Russian Defense Ministry says air strike in Damascus attributed to Israel placed a civilian aircraft in serious danger.Elad Benari, 2/7/2020, 6:34 AM

Number of dead in Syria air strikes rises to 23

New toll includes three Iranians and seven foreigners, war monitor says.AFP & Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/6/2020, 5:59 PM

Report: 12 pro-Iran fighters killed during air strikes in Syria

Israeli air strikes killed 12 pro-Iran fighters near Damascus and in southern Syria early Thursday, monitor says.AFP, 2/6/2020, 10:53 AM

Report: Israel attacked Iranian post in Damascus area

Syrian Observatory for Human Rights claims Israeli aircraft attacked Iranian militias near Syrian capital. Israel not commenting.Elad Benari, 2/6/2020, 3:11 AM

Syria: Four Turkish soldiers killed in Idlib attack

Syrian army kills four Turkish soldiers who were posted to prevent conflict. Erdogan: 'We will continue the operation in Syria.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/3/2020, 11:20 AM

Frenchman sent to prison for recruiting jihadists

35-year-old man sentenced to 22 years in prison for seeking to recruit dozens of youths to fight as jihadists in Syria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/26/2020, 4:39 AM

Israel to hand over sovereignty and possibly prisoners to free Naama Issachar

PM Netanyahu has been pressuring Pres. Putin to release a drug-carrying Israeli backpacker - and Putin may agree. But at what cost?Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/22/2020, 12:36 PM

Report: Three dead in Israeli airstrikes on Iranian forces in Syria

Observer group claims three dead in airstrikes on Iranian ammo depot and military vehicles in Syria. Death toll likely to rise.David Rosenberg, 1/15/2020, 10:57 AM

Missiles fired toward air base in Syria

Missiles fired toward the T-4 base in Homs. Some reports say large weapons depot attacked. Syrian army blames Israel.Elad Benari, 1/14/2020, 11:35 PM

Report: 8 dead in Israeli airstrikes on Iraq-Syria border

Observer group claims eight pro-Iranian fighters killed in Israeli bombings in Syria near Iraqi border. Death toll expected to rise.David Rosenberg, 1/10/2020, 11:22 AM

Report: Israel attacked weapons truck on Iraq-Syria border

Hezbollah-affiliated Lebanese network reports Israeli planes attacked weapons truck near Al Bukamal, on Iraq-Syria border.Elad Benari, 1/10/2020, 4:56 AM

After bombing pro-Iran militia bases in Syria and Iraq, US hints at future strikes

25 pro-Iranian militia members killed after US F-15s bomb targets in Syria and Iraq. US hints at future attacks on Iranian-backed targets.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/30/2019, 2:02 PM

Trump urges end to bloodshed in Syria's Idlib

US President calls for governments in Moscow, Damascus and Tehran to stop bloodshed in last stronghold of Syrian rebels.Elad Benari, 12/27/2019, 6:44 AM

Report: 5 killed in attack on Iranian-backed militia in Syria

Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reports five dead in missile strike near the town of Al Bukamal along the Syria-Iraq border.Elad Benari, 12/26/2019, 12:05 AM

Iranian official: We'll respond to Israeli attacks

Senior adviser to Khamenei warns Israel of response for the attacks in Syria attributed to the Jewish state.Elad Benari, 12/24/2019, 5:12 AM

Report: 3 soldiers killed in Israeli strike in Syria

Monitor group claims three non-Syrian, pro-Assad soldiers killed in Israeli airstrikes south of Damascus. Soldiers likely Iranian.Arutz Sheva Staff, AFP, 12/23/2019, 1:37 PM

Syria claims to have intercepted missiles fired from Israel

Syrian media reports that air defense systems intercepted missiles fired from Israel in the Damascus area. Israel not commenting.Elad Benari, 12/23/2019, 1:24 AM

Secret Iranian subterranean armory revealed

Iran is building underground tunnel on Iraq-Syria border to store missiles.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/10/2019, 6:46 PM