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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced that he will soon be meeting Russian President Vladimir Putin, which would be the first meeting between the two leaders since errant Syrian fire downed a Russian military plane last month, The Jerusalem Post reported Sunday. Netanyahu announced the proposed meeting at the beginning of...

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Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) said Monday that it had launched at least six ballistic missiles into eastern Syria, targeting militants the paramilitary force blames for a recent attack on a military parade in Iran, in order to “convey a clear message to Saudi Arabia, the U.S. and Israel.”...

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reaffirmed on Tuesday that “we will do whatever is necessary to protect Israel’s security,” following the downing of a Russian aircraft in Latakia, Syria, last week, The Times of Israel reported. The prime minister also urged Russia not to transfer the sophisticated S-300 missile defense...

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WHAT HAPPENED? On Tuesday, a Russian IL-20 reconnaissance aircraft with 15 people onboard was mistakenly shot down by allied Syrian forces that were targeting Israeli jets in the western Syrian province of Latakia. Israel later acknowledged it had attacked a facility in the area, which was used by Iran to...

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Hezbollah’s leader told Shiite supporters in Beirut that despite Israeli efforts, the Iranian-backed terror group has acquired “highly accurate” rockets, the Associated Press reported Thursday. In a speech to commemorate the important Shiite holiday of Ashoura, Sheikh Hassan Nasrallah said that Hezbollah “now possesses precision missiles and non-precision and weapons...

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The IDF took the rare step of acknowledging airstrikes in Syria following the downing of a Russian plane, which it attributed to Syrian forces firing “indiscriminately,” The Jerusalem Post reported Tuesday. “Israel expresses its regret over the death of the crew members of the Russian plane that was downed tonight...

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said “our red lines are as sharp as ever” regarding the nation’s effort at preventing “our enemies from arming themselves with advanced weaponry,” just hours after an airstrike on the Damascus airport reportedly destroyed a shipment of arms from Iran, The Times of Israel reported...

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Israel has played a central role in alleviating the suffering of Syria’s civilian population, often at great risk to their own, Joshua S. Block., CEO & President of The Israel Project, wrote in an op-ed published in the Washington Examiner on Wednesday. His comments come at a time when the...

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The United Nations reported Wednesday that the Assad regime in Syria continues to use chemical weapons against civilian targets, including three chlorine gas attacks on a rebel-held Damascus suburb and on Idlib province this year that constitute war crimes, The Jerusalem Post reported. The latest evidence brings to 39 the...

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The United States appears to be changing its focus in Syria from simply defeating ISIS and leaving, to staying indefinitely and ensuring that Iran and its proxies also leave the civil war-torn nation, according to senior State Department officials, The Washington Post reported Thursday. Though President Donald Trump has, in...

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