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Israel’s Prime Minister has denied reports claiming Russia had told Israel to stop airstrikes in Syria, ending Moscow’s policy of coordination with the Israeli air force. A recent increase in tension in the area prompted speculation that Russia had insisted that Israel stop or at least curb its activity in Syria,...

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The Lebanese terrorist group Hezbollah is attempting to acquire game-changing weapons in anticipation of launching another war against Israel, a former Israeli security chief told reporters on Monday. Brig. Gen. (res.) Nitzan Nuriel, who served as the director of Israel’s Counter-Terrorism Bureau from 2007 to 2012, referenced three recent Israeli strikes against...

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Israel’s Arrow-2 system successfully intercepted a Syrian anti-aircraft missile that was shot at Israeli jets conducting a mission in Syria on Thursday night, the Israel Defense Forces said in a statement. It is the first time that the Arrow-2 system is known to have been used operationally. The Syrian military claimed that...

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A new report released on Friday by the United Nations Human Rights Council charged the Syrian regime with committing war crimes in the last seven months, including by bombing schools and water supplies. In October, planes executed a so-called “double tap attack” on a school complex near Idlib, bombing a school and then...

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A human rights group has determined that the Syrian government deliberately diverted international aid in order to starve besieged populations, ABC News reported Tuesday. In its new report Access Denied, Physicians for Human Rights accused the Iran-backed regime of President Bashar al-Assad from blocking United Nations access to needy Syrian civilians and...

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An Iran-backed Iraqi Shiite militia announced the creation of a “Golan Liberation Brigade” this week, Amir Toumaj reported in the Long War Journal. Called Harakat al-Nujaba (Movement of the Noble), the militia is an offshoot of Asa’ib Ahl al-Haq and Kata’ib Hezbollah, which have received financing, weapons, and training from Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary...

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The prospect of all-out conflict between the U.S. and the North Korean regime has loomed large over the last fortnight, as a consequence of the latest round of provocations from Pyongyang. It’s always a competition between the world’s rogue states as to which one of them can pose the greatest...

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The United States Ambassador to the United Nations said on Wednesday that Washington supported efforts to bring peace to Syria, and stressed that any agreement must “get Iran and their proxies” out of the embattled country, Radio Free Europe reported. After attending a Security Council briefing on a recently-concluded round of...

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Lebanese and Syrian media reports claim that Israel’s Air Force carried out an overnight strike on Hezbollah-related targets near Syria’s capital Damascus last night. Syrian and Lebanese media have provided conflicting reports of the incident. The Syrian al-Masdar news service reported that Israeli aircraft first flew through Lebanon before reaching...

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reportedly asked President Donald Trump during their meeting in the White House on Wednesday for the U.S. government to officially recognize Israeli sovereignty in the Golan Heights, which Israel captured from Syria in the 1967 Six-Day War and annexed in 1981. Trump’s approval of Netanyahu’s request would...

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