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

'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, 20/09/2018 13:16
Russian aircraft disappears in Syria

Russian aircraft disappears in Syria

Russian military aircraft disappears during airstrike over Latakia. US official: Syrian army inadvertently shot it down.Elad Benari, 18/09/2018 06:47
Report: Israel attacks in Syria

Report: Israel attacks in Syria

Syrian media report that air defense systems were used against unidentified aircraft in Latakia.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/09/2018 23:15
Trump and Mattis are carrying out a grand strategy in Syria

Trump and Mattis are carrying out a grand strategy in Syria

Kurds and Arabs have formed a pincer that prevents Iran's road to the sea and it will soon be apparent that everyone, except Iran, is in favor. Mark Langfan, 06/05/2018 13:59
Russia to test new S-500 defenses in 2016

Russia to test new S-500 defenses in 2016

The system is said to have a range of 600 km and could simultaneously intercept up to 10 ballistic missiles.Gil Ronen, 02/02/2016 13:32
Syria regime advances in Latakia

Syria regime advances in Latakia

Syrian pro-government forces take over the last major rebel-held town in Syria's coastal Latakia province.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/01/2016 06:45
Syria says it seized key rebel redoubt in Latakia

Syria says it seized key rebel redoubt in Latakia

Syrian army took control of the strategic town of Salma, in northwestern province of Latakia, in a major victory for Assad's forces.Gil Ronen, 12/01/2016 18:39
Russia says it deployed advanced S-400 in Syria

Russia says it deployed advanced S-400 in Syria

Despite US concerns that it will put all aircraft - including those in Israel - under Russian threat, Moscow deploys system to its base.Ari Yashar, 26/11/2015 22:32
Russia: S-400 to be deployed in Syria 'soon'

Russia: S-400 to be deployed in Syria 'soon'

Advanced air defense system will be able to shoot down targets in Israel, too.Gil Ronen, 25/11/2015 12:48
Russian missile system able to hit Tel Aviv planes

Russian missile system able to hit Tel Aviv planes

Moscow places S-400 'Growlers' in Syria's Latakia base, in an escalation that places Ben-Gurion Airport within range.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/11/2015 09:55
Syria: Rare, bloody attack on regime stronghold

Syria: Rare, bloody attack on regime stronghold

Mortar attack on Latakia kills nearly two dozen people, as rebels creep ever closer to Assad's Alawite heartland.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/11/2015 16:51
Russia vs the West in Syria - a One-Way Street

Russia vs the West in Syria - a One-Way Street

Iran's Mullahs have friends already, and they sit not in Washington, but in Moscow. Alexander Maistrovoy , 24/09/2015 11:41
Officials: Russia Moving Fighter Jets to Syria

Officials: Russia Moving Fighter Jets to Syria

American defense officials say Russia has moved its first fighter jets to the Latakia base in Syria.Ben Ariel, Canada, 19/09/2015 00:30
Rebels Close in on Assad's Latakia Bastion

Rebels Close in on Assad's Latakia Bastion

Rare lethal rocket attack strikes capital of Assad's Alawite sect's heartland on western coast, as rebels close in on key regime stronghold.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/08/2015 15:37
Syria's Latest Strategem - Cigars

Syria's Latest Strategem - Cigars

In a bid to prop up failing economy of Assad's regime, state run tobacco company starts branching out and competing with Cuba.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/03/2015 08:14
Why Was a US Drone in Non-ISIS Syria?

Why Was a US Drone in Non-ISIS Syria?

Drone downed by Syria was in area devoid of ISIS - was it spying on Assad's regime in an area that has housed advanced missile shipments?Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/03/2015 14:14
Syria Downed US Drone Near Missile Storage Port

Syria Downed US Drone Near Missile Storage Port

Syria says it shot down drone over north Latakia, city targeted by Israel in past to block advanced missiles en route to Hezbollah.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/03/2015 22:48
Assad's Cousin Killed in Fighting with Rebels

Assad's Cousin Killed in Fighting with Rebels

Hilal Al-Assad, cousin of Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad, killed during fighting in the border town of Kasab in Latakia province.Elad Benari, 24/03/2014 00:11
Only Half of Syria's Chemical Weapons Removed

Only Half of Syria's Chemical Weapons Removed

OPCW reports a mere 34.8% of the most lethal Priority 1 chemicals removed, same day Syrian army conquers Crusader castle.Ari Yashar, 21/03/2014 16:55
Blast in Syria: Did IDF Strike S-300 Missiles?

Blast in Syria: Did IDF Strike S-300 Missiles?

Unofficial reports indicate Latakia weapons stockpiles bombed. IDF reportedly struck missiles there in October.Ari Yashar, 27/01/2014 10:35
IAF Syria Strike 'Hit Russian S-125 Missiles'

IAF Syria Strike 'Hit Russian S-125 Missiles'

Satellite photos show advanced missile launchers of a type that could be upgraded to S-300 system.Gil Ronen, 13/11/2013 08:46
Christians, Alawites and Jews Share the Same Fate

Christians, Alawites and Jews Share the Same Fate

Giulio Meotti, 12/09/2013 09:41
Assad Sending Reinforcements to Latakia

Assad Sending Reinforcements to Latakia

The Syrian regime is sending reinforcements to the countryside near Latakia, which has come under heavy rebel attacks in recent days.Dalit Halevi & Elad Benari, 13/08/2013 05:12
Obama 'Leaking Info on Israeli Strikes in Syria'

Obama 'Leaking Info on Israeli Strikes in Syria'

Leaks reflect “resentment” toward Israel within the U.S. intelligence community, reports World Tribune.Arutz Sheva, 03/08/2013 22:51
Syria Moved Missiles Before Israeli Airstrike

Syria Moved Missiles Before Israeli Airstrike

American intelligence analysts say that a recent alleged Israeli airstrike in Latakia did not succeed in destroying all targeted missiles.Elad Benari, 01/08/2013 02:12
Report: Israel Struck in Syria from the Sea

Report: Israel Struck in Syria from the Sea

An Israeli submarine attacked an arms depot in Latakia last week, according to intelligence sources.Elad Benari, 14/07/2013 05:58
Syria: Israel Didn't Bomb Us

Syria: Israel Didn't Bomb Us

Official Syrian denial to reports that Israel is responsible for blasts at Latakia port. Israel silent.Gil Ronen, 14/07/2013 05:30
U.S. Officials: Israel Behind Syria Airstrike

U.S. Officials: Israel Behind Syria Airstrike

Unnamed U.S. officials tell CNN that Israel struck Russian-made missiles in Latakia, Syria last Friday.Elad Benari, Canada, 13/07/2013 01:06
Rebels Hint that Israel Attacked in Syria

Rebels Hint that Israel Attacked in Syria

Syrian rebels claim that “foreign forces” destroyed advanced Russian anti-ship missiles in Latkia last week.Elad Benari, 10/07/2013 05:46
Explosions Rock Ammunition Depots in Syria

Explosions Rock Ammunition Depots in Syria

Explosions rocked several army ammunition depots in Latakia, possibly after they were targeted with rockets.Elad Benari, Canada, 05/07/2013 21:10
Syrian Forces Leave Dead, Wounded in Latakia

Syrian Forces Leave Dead, Wounded in Latakia

Syrian government forces began withdrawal from the port city of Latakia, leaving 34 dead and more wounded, in their wake.Chana Ya'ar, 17/08/2011 11:59
UNRWA: Palestinians Fleeing Camp in Latakia

UNRWA: Palestinians Fleeing Camp in Latakia

UNRWA says thousands of refugees have been forced to flee the camp in Latakia due to shelling by Syrian forces.Elad Benari, 16/08/2011 02:38
Latakia Bombardment Enters Third Day

Latakia Bombardment Enters Third Day

Syrian tanks and warships shelled the ancient port city of Latakia for the third straight day bringing the death toll to 31.Gabe Kahn., 15/08/2011 18:06
'Viva Palestina' Heads for Syria

'Viva Palestina' Heads for Syria

A British legislator has led his convoy of aid for Gaza out of Aqaba and is now heading for Syria after learning the Egyptians cannot be pressured.Hana Levi Julian, 29/12/2009 12:18