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Israel’s security cabinet has convened several times in recent days, holding “extremely significant” meetings to discuss the threats on Israel’s northern border, as well as necessary diplomatic activity to prevent Syria from turning into a foothold for Iranian forces, The Jerusalem Post reported. The Channel 10 report stated that Israeli...

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Syrian troops supported by Iranian-backed militias and Hezbollah are on the verge of capturing a rebel-held village at the foot of Mt. Hermon, just seven miles from the border with Israel, The Times of Israel reported Wednesday. Rebels in the village of Mugr al Meer report that they are being attacked by “heavy...

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Hezbollah and Iran-backed militias advanced closer to Syria’s border with Israel marking “a new expansion of Tehran’s influence” on Israel’s northeastern neighbor. The Syrian army, supported by Druze militias, and Iran-backed forces, has “pushed deeper into the last rebel-held enclave” approaching the border area with Israel, Reuters reported on Sunday. According to rebel sources,...

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Israeli media have reported that the Syrian regime is preparing to expand its area of control in the south of the country near the border with Israel. Amos Harel, writing in Haaretz, concludes that the regime’s conquest of Aleppo, Dir a-Zur and al-Raqqa has freed up the army and Shi’ite militias...

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The Israel Defense Forces has equipped a new maternity clinic over the border in Syria, as part of its Operation Good Neighbor instituted a year and a half ago to provide medical, infrastructural and civilian aid to Syrian victims of the ongoing civil war. The hospital reportedly was opened in...

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For the second time in a week, Israeli jets are believed to have struck a military site inside of Syria, Ynet reported Tuesday. A Syrian military research facility in Jamraya (or Jamariya), outside of Damascus, was hit by several explosions overnight Monday. The area struck, which houses a number of military facilities including the...

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Israel reportedly attacked an Iranian military base in the area of al-Kiswah in the early hours of Saturday morning. According to reports in the Syrian media, the IDF launched surface-to-surface rockets from the Golan Heights and the Israel Air Force (IAF) fired missiles at the military base, which is located...

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Israel passed a message to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad through an intermediary that it would take military action in Syria if Iran is allowed to establish a permanent military presence in Syria. Ehud Yaari, Middle East analyst for Hadashot News (formerly Channel 2), reported the story and revealed Iranian plans...

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Unprecedented footage has emerged of the Israeli army opening the border gates to Syria for a group of mothers and their children seeking medical assistance in the Jewish state, The Times of Israel reported Sunday. The IDF allowed an Israeli TV crew to film the event, which was broadcast by...

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Russia vetoed a United States resolution at the United Nations Security Council on Thursday that would have extended an international investigation into chemical weapons use in Syria. This is the tenth time Russia has blocked such a resolution at the Security Council to shield its Syrian ally from UN action...

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