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Following reports of a new, deadly chemical weapons attack by the Assad regime in Syria, the United States and eight other nations called for an emergency meeting of the United Nations Security Council, The Hill reported Sunday. Russia, which has backed Syria militarily, and holds veto power in the Security...

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United States President Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke on the phone about “recent developments in the Middle East,” following a violent Hamas-led march at the Gaza border and plans for the U.S. to pull out of Syria. Both leaders reaffirmed their commitment to counter Iran’s aggressive...

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In a conference call with The Israel Project on Tuesday, Dr. Jonathan Spyer, a Middle East journalist and analyst, said that Syria has “become a subcontractor for the ambitions of outside powers,” notably the Islamic Republic of Iran. Spyer explained that Iran’s involvement in Syria is a key part of its...

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Israel’s chief of military intelligence in 2007 said in a press briefing hosted by The Israel Project Wednesday that the Israeli Air Force’s destruction of a Syrian reactor shows that when Israel is faced with “a very serious threat” to its existence, “Israel is going to act, and act even...

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The deputy leader of the Iran-backed Lebanese terrorist group Hezbollah said in an interview that his organization is “ready” to confront Israel, Reuters reported Thursday. Hezbollah “is ready to confront the aggression if it happens, if Israel decides to carry out any foolish action,” Naim Qassem told Reuters. “But it does not appear...

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Due to “poor policy choices” in the Middle East, “Iran is winning,” meaning that the United States needs a “clear and coherent strategy to push back” a leading foreign policy voice in the United States Senate wrote Monday in an op-ed published in The Wall Street Journal. Describing his recent trip to...

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Defense Secretary James N. Mattis speaks to memebers of the press during a flight to Muscat, Oman, Mar. 11, 2018. (DoD photo by Army Sgt. Amber I. Smith)

It would be “unwise” for the Syrian regime of Bashar al-Assad to deploy chemical weapons against civilians, the United States Secretary of Defense James Mattis told reporters as he traveled to Oman. Mattis said, “We have made it very clear that it would be very unwise to use gas against people,...

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A pregnant Syrian woman was facing an impossible decision- her own death or the death of her unborn child.  She decided to save both by entering Israel to be treated at Rambam Medical Center in Haifa.  The decision paid off when she returned home on Tuesday with a new healthy...

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Syrian military forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad have continued their offensive against rebel forces in eastern Ghouta. The Syrian Army is poised to cut the city in two as troops advancing from the east link up with those from the west. According to the United Kingdom based Syrian Observatory...

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The general who formerly headed Syria’s chemical weapons program before defecting in 2013 said that Iran’s proxy Hezbollah has a store of chemical weapons and that Iran itself is testing missiles with chemical warheads, The Jerusalem Post reported Thursday. General Sha’arq Zuhair al-Saqit, who defected from Syria when ordered to...

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