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Syria claims Israel carried out air strikes

Syria claims Israel carried out air strikes

Syrian media outlets report Israeli air strikes targeted an air force base in Homs and another target on the Syria-Iraq border.Elad Benari, Canada, 08/10/2021 23:04
'Getting away with murder' - Syria rejoins international community

'Getting away with murder' - Syria rejoins international community

While Assad stands guilty of crimes against humanity, world powers like Russia & Iran continue assisting his regime.i24NEWS, 06/10/2021 12:20
Jordan’s King, Assad speak for first time in a decade

Jordan’s King, Assad speak for first time in a decade

Jordan’s King Abdullah II receives call from Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad amid efforts to boost cooperation between the countries.Elad Benari, 04/10/2021 06:43
Fragments from Syrian rocket found in central Israel

Fragments from Syrian rocket found in central Israel

IDF confirms: Surface-to-air missile fired towards Israel from Syria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/09/2021 12:04
Reports of air strike in Syria, explosions heard in central Israel

Reports of air strike in Syria, explosions heard in central Israel

Syrian media report air strike in the Damascus area. Residents of central Israel report hearing explosions.Elad Benari, 03/09/2021 01:51
Iran and Syria vow to confront US sanctions

Iran and Syria vow to confront US sanctions

Iran and Syria vow to take “mighty steps” to confront US sanctions, say their relations will strengthen under Iran’s new leadership.Elad Benari, 30/08/2021 06:14
US-led coalition shoots down drone in eastern Syria

US-led coalition shoots down drone in eastern Syria

Fighter jet with US-led coalition shoots down drone in eastern Syria after it was deemed a threat.Elad Benari, 23/08/2021 04:01
Syria urges UN to take action against Israel

Syria urges UN to take action against Israel

Syrian Foreign Ministry appeals to UN to prevent further attacks by Israel on its territory following Thursday night's air strike.Elad Benari, Canada, 20/08/2021 21:06
Lebanon: Israel blatantly violated our airspace

Lebanon: Israel blatantly violated our airspace

Lebanon's Defense Minister complains to UN following air strike on Syria that was attributed to Israel.Elad Benari, 20/08/2021 06:37
Syrian media reports Israeli air strike near Damascus

Syrian media reports Israeli air strike near Damascus

Syrian air defense systems reportedly confront "Israeli aggression" over Damascus.Elad Benari, 20/08/2021 00:38
Report: IDF attacks secret Hezbollah outpost

Report: IDF attacks secret Hezbollah outpost

Syrian media reports 2 Israeli missiles fired at Hezbollah outpost on Syrian side of Golan Heights.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/08/2021 21:34
IDF drone falls in Syria

IDF drone falls in Syria

IDF reports no breach of security information.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/08/2021 18:03
Chemical weapons watchdog demands information from Syria

Chemical weapons watchdog demands information from Syria

OPCW demands more information from Syria about destruction of two chlorine cylinders.Elad Benari, 06/08/2021 06:37
Senior Russian official confirms: IDF attacks on Syria deterred

Senior Russian official confirms: IDF attacks on Syria deterred

A senior Russian source confirmed reports that his country is no longer turning a blind eye on Israeli strikes in Syria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/07/2021 08:08
Russian official: Coordination with Israel ceased when new government took power

Russian official: Coordination with Israel ceased when new government took power

Russia no longer supports Israeli strikes in Syria, and is equipping the Syrians to defend themselves.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/07/2021 10:00
Report: Iran and Hezbollah members killed in Israeli attacks in Syria

Report: Iran and Hezbollah members killed in Israeli attacks in Syria

Reports say a Hezbollah military commander and a senior Revolutionary Guards official were killed in air strikes attributed to Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/07/2021 06:11
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