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Report: Israeli officers met Syrian counterparts at Russian base

Report: Israeli officers met Syrian counterparts at Russian base

With yesterday's security cabinet meeting surrounding 'humanitarian' issues in Syria shrouded in mystery, some details have emerged.i24NEWS, 17/02/2021 11:24
Watch: Syrian father teaches daughter to laugh at exploding bombs

Watch: Syrian father teaches daughter to laugh at exploding bombs

Israeli TV speaks to Syrian man who gained int'l attention for video showing how he distracts his daughter from daily life in civil war.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/02/2020 13:13
Syria: Four Turkish soldiers killed in Idlib attack

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, 03/02/2020 11:20
US forces attack in Syria, leaving 40 dead

US forces attack in Syria, leaving 40 dead

US attacks Al-Qaeda leaders in Syria who were 'responsible for attacks threatening US citizens,' US Dep. of Defense says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 31/08/2019 22:35
ANALYSIS: How Syrian war could turn into global conflict

ANALYSIS: How Syrian war could turn into global conflict

Global community mistakenly believes Syrian civil war is winding down, but Turkey's Erdogan is preparing invasion of Kurdish territory.Yochanan Visser, 14/08/2019 20:36
Hezbollah's latest victims: Syrian high school students

Hezbollah's latest victims: Syrian high school students

Hezbollah members sell drugs to Damascus-area high school students, capitalizing on the trauma and distress, local residents say.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/08/2019 09:40
Report: Hezbollah readying for war with Israel

Report: Hezbollah readying for war with Israel

Hezbollah commanders talk about the next war with Israel, and what it might look like, the Daily Beast reports.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/07/2019 23:40
Over 500 civilians killed in Russian offensive in Syria

Over 500 civilians killed in Russian offensive in Syria

Syrian human rights group accuses Russian, Syrian forces of deliberately targeting civilians in attacks on rebel-held Idlib.Gary Willig, 07/07/2019 11:59
Mortars fired at Turkish soldiers in Syria

Mortars fired at Turkish soldiers in Syria

Syrian government forces fire mortars at Turkish observers.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/06/2019 08:53
Damascus pounds jihadist bastion, ignoring Trump warning

Damascus pounds jihadist bastion, ignoring Trump warning

Syrian, Russian, forces kill six civilians in strikes on northwestern Syria.AFP, 03/06/2019 16:48
Analysis: Syrian war is once again escalating

Analysis: Syrian war is once again escalating

Islamist rebels, with Turkish support, push back against Syrian regime and its Russian ally, as US accuses Syrian army of chemical attacksYochanan Visser, 27/05/2019 22:58
Congress members urge Trump: Safeguard Israel’s interests

Congress members urge Trump: Safeguard Israel’s interests

Nearly 400 members of Congress sign letter calling on Trump to safeguard Israel’s interests with Syria’s civil war coming to an end.Ben Ariel, 21/05/2019 03:40
Syria: Suicide bombers attack military post

Syria: Suicide bombers attack military post

Suicide terrorists destroy tank, kill soldiers, in northwestern Syria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/04/2019 13:58
Arab League: Reinstating Syria not on the agenda

Arab League: Reinstating Syria not on the agenda

Arab League not planning to discuss reinstating Syria's membership at a summit later this month.Elad Benari, 25/03/2019 05:04
Report: US-led coalition attacked Syrian forces

Report: US-led coalition attacked Syrian forces

Syria's state media claims that US-led coalition forces attacked positions held by Assad regime in Syria, causing casualties.David Rosenberg, 03/02/2019 16:14
Israel supplying weapons to Syrian rebels, says ex-IDF chief

Israel supplying weapons to Syrian rebels, says ex-IDF chief

Outgoing Israeli army chief says Israel armed Syrian rebels in ongoing civil war.Marcy Oster, JTA, 16/01/2019 07:27
Report: Syria to be readmitted to Arab League

Report: Syria to be readmitted to Arab League

Gulf nations reportedly moving to readmit Syria into the Arab League, after it was suspended in 2011 over its brutal repression of protests.Ben Ariel, 27/12/2018 06:40
Israel to 'intensify' efforts in Syria following US withdrawal

Israel to 'intensify' efforts in Syria following US withdrawal

Netanyahu vows to intensify Israeli efforts to force Iran out of Syria after US withdraws forces from country.Marcy Oster, JTA, 20/12/2018 18:54
US: Russia helped fabricate Syria chemical attack

US: Russia helped fabricate Syria chemical attack

United States accuses Russia of helping fabricate a story about chemical weapons used by Syrian rebels.Elad Benari, Canada, 07/12/2018 22:09
ANALYSIS: Syrian war becoming a global conflict

ANALYSIS: Syrian war becoming a global conflict

With the collapse of peace talks, Syrian civil war escalating into regional - and possibly global - conflict.Yochanan Visser, 30/11/2018 12:35
Russia attacks Syrian rebels after suspected chemical attack

Russia attacks Syrian rebels after suspected chemical attack

Russian warplanes attack rebel-held areas in northern Syria following suspected poison gas attack in Aleppo.Elad Benari, 26/11/2018 05:05
Report: 41 injured in poison gas attack in Syria

Report: 41 injured in poison gas attack in Syria

Syrian media claims rebels used poison gas in attack on the al-Khalidiya neighborhood of Aleppo.Elad Benari, 25/11/2018 01:08
Putin: Not our job to get Iran out of Syria

Putin: Not our job to get Iran out of Syria

Despite Israeli pressure, Russian President says not his job to prevent Iran from establishing itself in Syria, decries 'foreign meddling'.Tzvi Lev, 18/10/2018 20:24
Is this the plan that will remove Iran from Syria?

Is this the plan that will remove Iran from Syria?

Trump administration reportedly developing new strategy for Syria that would focus more on pushing out Iran and its proxies.Ben Ariel, 17/10/2018 03:09
Russian official: S-300 to Syria was free of charge

Russian official: S-300 to Syria was free of charge

Russian source says his country delivered the S-300 missile system to Syria at no cost.Elad Benari, 09/10/2018 04:38
Kremlin on relations with Israel: Too early to ask

Kremlin on relations with Israel: Too early to ask

Kremlin spokesman confirms Putin was brief on Israeli actions in Latakia, but says decision on Russia's next step is premature.Elad Benari, Canada, 21/09/2018 21:50
Nasrallah: Israeli attacks in Syria must stop

Nasrallah: Israeli attacks in Syria must stop

Hezbollah leader claims Israel tried to prevent Syrian army from achieving ballistic capabilities.Elad Benari, 20/09/2018 05:08
IDF delegation heads to Moscow

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, 19/09/2018 22:30
Pompeo expresses sorrow over downing of Russian plane

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, 19/09/2018 00:48
Trump: 'Seems' like Syria shot down a Russian plane

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, 18/09/2018 22:47
Israel: Syria, not IDF shot down Russian plane

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, 18/09/2018 15:33
ANALYSIS: US, Turkish show of force delays Russian offensive

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, 17/09/2018 14:01
Syrian civilians wish IDF 'all the best'

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, 13/09/2018 21:55
Pentagon: Russia will bear responsibility for Idlib attack

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, 13/09/2018 02:09
Report: US forces to remain in Syria until Iran withdraws

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, 07/09/2018 09:11
Report: Israel secretly armed, funded Syrian rebels

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, 06/09/2018 18:44
White House warns Assad against use of chemical weapons

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, 05/09/2018 02:14
Trump warns Assad against 'reckless' attack in Idlib

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, 04/09/2018 02:05
'We will not allow Iran to remain in Syria'

'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, 29/08/2018 14:25
Report: Trump offered US pullout for partial Iranian retreat

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, 28/08/2018 10:26
Iran inks deal with Syria, vows to continue military cooperation

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, 27/08/2018 12:20
ANALYSIS: Dangerous stand-off between Russia and US over Syria

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, 26/08/2018 22:32
ANALYSIS: US military to stay in Syria to stop Iran

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, 23/08/2018 22:23
U.S. redirects Syria funding

U.S. redirects Syria funding

State Department announces it will redirect $230 million in frozen funding away from Syria.Elad Benari, Canada, 18/08/2018 00:14
Report: Trump, Putin agreed that Iran should leave Syria

Report: Trump, Putin agreed that Iran should leave Syria

U.S. official: Trump and Putin agreed at summit that Iran should exit Syria, but Russia believes it will be difficult to accomplish.Elad Benari, 17/08/2018 02:06
Putin meets Iranian president

Putin meets Iranian president

Russian, Iranian presidents meet on sidelines of Caspian Summit, praise their work to ensure Assad's victory in Syria.Gary Willig, 12/08/2018 19:21
IDF evacuates Israeli-run humanitarian clinic in Syria

IDF evacuates Israeli-run humanitarian clinic in Syria

'Mazor Ladach' field clinic, established in Syrian border area in cooperation with US, closes.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/08/2018 13:38
'Israel's security is very important to Russia'

'Israel's security is very important to Russia'

Russian Ambassador Viktorov says Israel's security is important to Russia, but only part of his country's concerns.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/07/2018 21:36
Syrian missiles crash into Sea of Galilee

Syrian missiles crash into Sea of Galilee

2 errant missiles from Syrian Civil War strikes Israel's largest lake one day after Syrian plane shot down after violating Israeli airspace.Gary Willig, 25/07/2018 18:21
Israel to Russia: Iran must withdraw completely from Syria

Israel to Russia: Iran must withdraw completely from Syria

Russia offers to keep Iran forces in Syria 62 miles from border, Israel refuses.AFP, Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/07/2018 14:44
White Helmets thank their rescuers

White Helmets thank their rescuers

Syrian Civil Defense thanks countries which assisted in rescue operation, but leaves out Israel.Ben Ariel, 24/07/2018 04:12
State Department praises rescue of Syrian White Helmets

State Department praises rescue of Syrian White Helmets

United States praises Israel and Jordan for facilitating the evacuations of hundreds of White Helmet rescuers from Syria.Elad Benari, 23/07/2018 05:36
Greenblatt praises 'daring' IDF rescue

Greenblatt praises 'daring' IDF rescue

U.S. envoy praised IDF for rescue operation of hundreds of members of the White Helmets in Syria.Elad Benari, 23/07/2018 03:36
Watch: Israel rescues Syrian 'White Helmets'

Watch: Israel rescues Syrian 'White Helmets'

'They were afraid, but when they reached Israel, they were crying from joy,' says IDF officer who oversaw rescue of Syrian civilians.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/07/2018 19:43
Israel assists in rescuing Syrians

Israel assists in rescuing Syrians

IDF completes humanitarian effort to rescue members of a Syrian civil organization and their families due to a threat to their lives.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/07/2018 06:36
The IDF soldier who fought ISIS

The IDF soldier who fought ISIS

American Jew who fought in the IDF tells of the time he spent fighting ISIS in Syria, and how he arrived there in the first place.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/07/2018 00:18
Report: Syrian rebels to surrender Quneitra to Assad

Report: Syrian rebels to surrender Quneitra to Assad

Syrian regime reportedly to retake control of area bordering Israel in Golan, following surrender negotiated by Russia.AFP, 19/07/2018 12:56