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Syrian report: Israel carried out air strike in Homs

Syrian report: Israel carried out air strike in Homs

Syrian media: Country's air defense systems activated following an Israeli air strike on the city of Homs.Elad Benari, 22/07/2021 01:38
Syria claims Israel carried out air strikes near Aleppo

Syria claims Israel carried out air strikes near Aleppo

Syria says its air defenses were activated against "Israeli aggression" over the Aleppo area.Elad Benari, 20/07/2021 00:12
US drone strikes truck belonging to pro-Iran militia in Syria

US drone strikes truck belonging to pro-Iran militia in Syria

US drone attack targets truck for an Iran-backed militia in eastern Syria, officials in the militia claim.Elad Benari, 19/07/2021 06:03
Assad sworn in for fourth term in office

Assad sworn in for fourth term in office

Assad won the May election in a landslide, winning 95.1% of the votes.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/07/2021 06:49
Syria: Iranian fighter killed while on 'advisory' mission

Syria: Iranian fighter killed while on 'advisory' mission

Iranian news agency reports 'fighter' killed in 'advisory mission.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/07/2021 14:19
Pentagon concerned over attacks in Iraq and Syria

Pentagon concerned over attacks in Iraq and Syria

Pentagon says it is deeply concerned about attacks on US personnel in Iraq and Syria in recent days.Elad Benari, 09/07/2021 06:13
Report: Rockets fired at facility hosting US troops in Syria

Report: Rockets fired at facility hosting US troops in Syria

US military denies any that US forces in Syria were attacked by rockets.Elad Benari, 05/07/2021 01:04
NBC analyst in Iran: Strikes against U.S. likely to continue

NBC analyst in Iran: Strikes against U.S. likely to continue

With American forces coming under fire following U.S. strikes on Iranian-backed militias in Syria, experts predict rise in hostilities.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/06/2021 12:35
Blinken: US strikes on pro-Iran targets should send a strong message

Blinken: US strikes on pro-Iran targets should send a strong message

US Secretary of State says strikes on pro-Iran fighters in Iraq and Syria should deter those fighters from attacking US forces.Elad Benari, 29/06/2021 06:12
Shells fired at US base in eastern Syria

Shells fired at US base in eastern Syria

Pro-Iranian militias fire shells at US base in eastern Syria following US air strikes against pro-Iran targets in Syria and Iraq.Elad Benari, 29/06/2021 03:07
Lebanon’s unprecedented crisis exploited by Hezbollah and Iran

Lebanon’s unprecedented crisis exploited by Hezbollah and Iran

As Lebanon continues to slide toward total disaster, Iran and Hezbollah seem only interested in a total takeover of the country.Yochanan Visser, 17/06/2021 18:25
Report: Israeli tanks destroyed outpost in Syria

Report: Israeli tanks destroyed outpost in Syria

Tanks reportedly destroyed Syrian army outpost in which Hezbollah officials had been seen in recent months.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/06/2021 13:31
Syria claims Israel carried out air strike from Lebanese airspace

Syria claims Israel carried out air strike from Lebanese airspace

Syrian media reports say the country’s air defense systems were activated against “Israeli aggression”.Elad Benari, 09/06/2021 01:03
Woman who was returned from Syria flees institution in which she was imprisoned

Woman who was returned from Syria flees institution in which she was imprisoned

Young Israeli woman who entered Syria and was returned to Israel flees the institution where she was under supervision.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/06/2021 04:33
Iran: Assad victory 'a big step towards restoring peace'

Iran: Assad victory 'a big step towards restoring peace'

Syrian President's ally congratulated him on his landslide election victory.Elad Benari, Canada, 29/05/2021 02:05
State Department: Syrian elections are illegitimate

State Department: Syrian elections are illegitimate

Despite two other candidates running, election in Syria is widely expected to give President Bashar Al-Assad a fourth seven-year term.Elad Benari, 26/05/2021 06:41
Three rockets fired from Syria towards Israel

Three rockets fired from Syria towards Israel

One rocket misses the mark, explodes in Syrian territory. The other two explode in open areas in the Golan Heights.Elad Benari, Canada, 14/05/2021 21:51
Syria claims 1 civilian wounded in Israeli helicopter strike

Syria claims 1 civilian wounded in Israeli helicopter strike

State media says Israeli Apache helicopter attacked a house on Syrian side of the Golan.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/05/2021 16:58
Rabbi Avraham Hamra, chief rabbi for Syrian and Lebanese Jews, dies

Rabbi Avraham Hamra, chief rabbi for Syrian and Lebanese Jews, dies

Rabbi Avraham Hamra worked to bring Syrian Jews to Israel where he was instrumental in helping the community continue their culture.Dan Verbin, Canada, 07/05/2021 22:47
Syria claims: Israel attacked Hezbollah targets near the border

Syria claims: Israel attacked Hezbollah targets near the border

Syrian media reports that an Israeli helicopter struck Hezbollah targets in the Quneitra area.Elad Benari, 06/05/2021 01:04
Syria claims Israel carried out air strike in western part of the country

Syria claims Israel carried out air strike in western part of the country

Reports in Syria: One person dead, six injured in Israeli air strike near Latakia.Elad Benari, 05/05/2021 04:35
Relations thawing between Syria and Saudi Arabia?

Relations thawing between Syria and Saudi Arabia?

Senior Saudi delegation arrives in Syria for the first talks between the two countries in years. Meeting 'broke the ice,' official says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/05/2021 14:22
Syria selects two candidates to run against Assad

Syria selects two candidates to run against Assad

Syria’s higher constitutional court selects two obscure figures to appear on ballots against President Bashar Al-Assad in May 26 election.Elad Benari, 04/05/2021 06:00
Iranian FM claims Kerry told him about Israeli covert operations in Syria

Iranian FM claims Kerry told him about Israeli covert operations in Syria

In leaked audio, Mohammad Javad Zarif claims former Secretary of State informed him of more than 200 Israeli operations in Syria.Elad Benari, 27/04/2021 01:02
US General: Syrian missile strike in Israel was 'incompetence'

US General: Syrian missile strike in Israel was 'incompetence'

Head of US Central Command says Syrian missile that landed in Israel was the result of “incompetence” rather than a deliberate attack.Ben Ariel, 23/04/2021 05:32
Assad applies to run in Syrian presidential election

Assad applies to run in Syrian presidential election

Six people, including a woman, have applied to take part in the presidential race.Elad Benari, 22/04/2021 06:41
Chemical weapons watchdog strips Syria of its voting rights

Chemical weapons watchdog strips Syria of its voting rights

The move follows OPCW investigation that found the Syrian air force used sarin and chlorine gas in three attacks.Elad Benari, 22/04/2021 04:07
Syria to hold presidential elections on May 26

Syria to hold presidential elections on May 26

President Bashar Al-Assad widely expected to win a fourth seven-year term.Elad Benari, 19/04/2021 06:35
Syria rejects report finding it used chemical weapons in 2018

Syria rejects report finding it used chemical weapons in 2018

Syria rejects global watchdog's report that found it used chemical weapons on a rebel-held town in 2018.Elad Benari, 15/04/2021 05:29
Is recent maritime unrest rocking the regional boat?

Is recent maritime unrest rocking the regional boat?

The seas are becoming another sphere in which Israel must spare no effort to halt Iran’s efforts to increase its regional foothold.Eyal Zisser, 13/04/2021 08:57
Syria claims Israel carried out air strike in Damascus area

Syria claims Israel carried out air strike in Damascus area

Syrian media reports Israeli attack in the Damascus area. Most of the missiles were shot down.Elad Benari, 08/04/2021 02:36
US Ambassador to the UN attacks Assad regime's chemical attacks

US Ambassador to the UN attacks Assad regime's chemical attacks

US Ambassador to the United Nations Linda Thomas-Greenfield: Horrific banned weapons are being used against innocent people.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/04/2021 23:42
IDF destroyed Syrian border outpost in daring 2020 operation

IDF destroyed Syrian border outpost in daring 2020 operation

Israel reveals July 2020 operation inside Syrian territory in which IDF mined and destroyed enemy position.David Rosenberg, 05/04/2021 07:52
Syrian President and his wife recover from COVID-19

Syrian President and his wife recover from COVID-19

Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad and his wife, Asma, return to their regular duties after recovering from COVID-19.Ben Ariel, 31/03/2021 05:35
7 civilians killed as Russian planes pound rebel-held hospital in Syria

7 civilians killed as Russian planes pound rebel-held hospital in Syria

According to reports, Russian, Syrian airstrikes targeted densely-populated areas, hitting a hospital and killing local civilians.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/03/2021 17:50
Syrian sources report Israeli missile strike on Iranian targets near Damascus

Syrian sources report Israeli missile strike on Iranian targets near Damascus

Syrian news sources accusing Israel of missile strike on Iranian militia positions, no casualties reported.ILTV, 18/03/2021 22:29
Secret life of the new Islamic State leader - where & when he might strike next

Secret life of the new Islamic State leader - where & when he might strike next

Islamic State's new leader has led a secretive existence since last being seen in 2012.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/03/2021 13:51
Syria says Israel carried out air strikes in Damascus

Syria says Israel carried out air strikes in Damascus

Syrian media says air defense systems were activated due to "Israeli aggression."Elad Benari, 16/03/2021 23:10
Syria: 'No secret negotiations with the Zionist entity'

Syria: 'No secret negotiations with the Zionist entity'

Official Syria news agency denies reports of secret peace talks with Israel, calls reports 'journalist fabrications.'Dalit Halevi, 13/03/2021 23:26
Netanyahu confirms search for remains of Israeli spy Eli Cohen

Netanyahu confirms search for remains of Israeli spy Eli Cohen

Object believed to belong to famed spy who was hanged in Syria turned over to Russian forces in al-Yarmouk refugee camp.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/03/2021 17:27
Assad and his wife test positive for COVID-19

Assad and his wife test positive for COVID-19

Syria’s President Bashar Al-Assad and his wife, Asma, are in good health and will keep working in isolation at home.Elad Benari, 09/03/2021 05:04
Israeli woman who crossed into Syria indicted

Israeli woman who crossed into Syria indicted

State Attorney files charges against the young Israeli woman who scaled the security fence and entered into Syrian territory.Shlomo Witty, 07/03/2021 15:59
The plight of refugees in Syria

The plight of refugees in Syria

Dozens of murders have occurred in the al-Hawl refugee camp, where 65,000 refugees are housed, including many ISIS widows and orphans.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/03/2021 15:01
Missile strikes in northern Syria kill one person

Missile strikes in northern Syria kill one person

Explosions rock local oil refineries near al-Bab and Jarablus following missile attacks near the Turkish border.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 05/03/2021 21:53
Report: Israel strikes Syrian targets in response to Iranian attack

Report: Israel strikes Syrian targets in response to Iranian attack

Explosions reported near Damascus, days after Israeli ship shelled by Iranian-allied forces.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/02/2021 22:54
Satellite footage shows aftermath of US strikes in Syria

Satellite footage shows aftermath of US strikes in Syria

Image published by space technology company shows buildings destroyed by US air strikes targeting pro-Iranian militias in Syria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/02/2021 04:13
US attacks Iranian-backed militia in Syria

US attacks Iranian-backed militia in Syria

At least 17 members of pro-Iranian militia in Syria killed in US air strike which comes in retaliation for rocket attack in Iraq.Elad Benari, 26/02/2021 06:03
IDF reveals how Israeli woman crossed border into Syria

IDF reveals how Israeli woman crossed border into Syria

Military releases results of investigation into incident where young woman crossed border into Syria before returning in a prisoner exchangeArutz Sheva Staff, 22/02/2021 20:41
Woman who crossed into Syria: I was looking for an adventure

Woman who crossed into Syria: I was looking for an adventure

Israeli woman who crossed into Syria and was returned home questioned by Shin Bet and handed over to the police.Ben Ariel, 22/02/2021 03:42
Why did an Israeli woman cross into Syria?

Why did an Israeli woman cross into Syria?

As conflicting reports emerge about the haredi woman who crossed the Syrian border, more questions remain to be answered.i24NEWS, 21/02/2021 21:04
Syrian sources fume over claims Israel included vaccines in prisoner exchange deal

Syrian sources fume over claims Israel included vaccines in prisoner exchange deal

Source in Syria's opposition forces warns: 'Vaccines won't reach Syrian nation, they'll go to those loyal to Assad, and to his family.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/02/2021 21:12
Woman who crossed into Syria lands in Israel

Woman who crossed into Syria lands in Israel

Netanyahu: I spoke twice with Putin, I asked for his help and he worked to return the Israeli woman who crossed the border into Syria.Ido Ben Porat, 19/02/2021 04:23
'Prisoner exchange may signal bigger moves with Russian backing'

'Prisoner exchange may signal bigger moves with Russian backing'

Middle East expert says looming prisoner exchange with Syria is likely a 'sign of things to come' in Israel-Syria relations.ILTV, 18/02/2021 21:35
Israeli team heads to Russia to bring back Israeli woman

Israeli team heads to Russia to bring back Israeli woman

Jet carrier Israeli team heads to Russia, is slated to bring back Israeli woman who strayed into Syria. 2 Syrians released in exchange.Arutz Sheva Staf, 18/02/2021 20:27
Breakthrough made in efforts to return Israeli woman from Syria

Breakthrough made in efforts to return Israeli woman from Syria

Could Israeli woman held captive in Syria be returned to Israel this week? Significant progress reported in efforts to secure her release.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/02/2021 16:06
Father of the late Lieutenant Shir Hajaj: Has Israel replaced Yad L'Achim?

Father of the late Lieutenant Shir Hajaj: Has Israel replaced Yad L'Achim?

Herzl Hajaj furious at PM decision to release prisoners in exchange for girl who crossed border into Syria: 'Israel became Yad L'Achim.'103FM, 18/02/2021 11:46
Deal to release Israeli woman held in Syria delayed

Deal to release Israeli woman held in Syria delayed

Negotiations hit snag after 2 Syrians held by Israel say they don't want to be deported to Syria. Israel hopes deal will be complete soon.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/02/2021 21:56