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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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The United States ambassador to Israel, David Friedman, said on Thursday that he expects the Golan Heights to remain under Israeli control “forever,” The Times of Israel reported, signalling a possible shift in policy in line with Israel’s claims over the strategic mountainous plateau. Israel captured the territory from Syria...

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The IDF said that it struck more than 200 Iranian military targets in Syria over the past year and a half, The Jerusalem Post reported Tuesday. The army also fired over 800 missiles and mortar shells in its effort to prevent Iran from establishing a military presence in Syria. The IDF’s...

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At a news conference Wednesday, John Bolton, the National Security Advisor of the United States, called Israeli airstrikes against Iranian military assets in Syria “a legitimate act of self-defense,” The Jerusalem Post reported. Bolton also noted that the U.S. under President Donald Trump had twice struck at Syria for its use...

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A senior Syrian weapons engineer killed over the weekend when a bomb in his car exploded was killed in a targeted assassination by Israel’s security agency Mossad, The New York Times reported Tuesday, reinforcing accusations from Syria. Aziz Azbar, a leading Syrian chemical weapons and rocket scientist, was killed along...

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Russia’s envoy to Syria, Alexander Lavrentyev, said on Wednesday that Iranian forces in Syria had retreated 85 kilometers from the border with Israel following efforts by the Jewish State to increase pressure on the Kremlin, Reuters reported. However, an Israeli official deemed the pullback insufficient. “The Iranians withdrew and the...

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