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Posts Tagged: Bashar al-Assad

March 8, 2018 4:07 pm

Syria Splinters, Even as Assad Regains Some Territory

JNS.org - As Syrian President Bashar Assad continues solidifying his hold around Damascus -- with the aid of Russian airstrikes -- it is becoming clear that the regime will...

March 1, 2018 12:14 pm

Will We Ever Learn the Lessons of the Horrors in Syria?

JNS.org - On Monday, UN Secretary-General António Guterres described the Ghouta region of Syria as “hell on earth." Approximately 400,000 people are trapped inside this embattled city -- located...

February 19, 2018 2:06 pm

By Focusing on Humanitarian Aid, Israel Can Still Win in Syria

JNS.org - Despite working for several years with international and regional partners to limit Hezbollah and Iranian gains at the expense of the Syrian people -- and investing...

April 27, 2017 11:13 pm

London Conference Promoting Trade With Iran Draws Strong Warning Over ‘Political, Reputational’ Risks

A global conference in London promoting trade with Iran has drawn a warning from a leading advocacy group opposed to the Tehran regime's nuclear program...

April 14, 2017 12:20 pm

Radical Iran-led Axis Finally Meets US Resistance

The conflict in Syria has long ceased being a civil war; rather, it has become a clash between coalitions and opposing blocs battling for control of the...

December 2, 2016 4:46 am

The World Cannot Ignore Assad’s Crimes

JNS.org - It was one of the most dramatic moments so far in the five-year civil war that has torn Syria apart. In August 2014, a man...

October 28, 2016 9:12 am

AIPAC Reverses Course and Will Now Support an Anti-Assad Bill

JNS.org - Following public outcry over AIPAC's failure to support a bill sanctioning Syria and its leader Bashar al-Assad, the pro-Israel lobbying group has changed its stance...

September 29, 2016 7:09 am

As ISIS Loses Territory, Fighters Likely to Bring Jihad Home to Mideast

ISIS is steadily losing ground, personnel and financial assets in Syria and Iraq. Growing numbers of frustrated jihadists are fleeing the "caliphate," or are unable...

March 7, 2016 6:51 am

The BBC Reports Assad’s Propaganda as Fact

The synopsis to a filmed report that -- in addition to being shown on BBC television -- appeared on the BBC News website’s Middle East page on March...

January 29, 2016 6:19 am

K.A. Paul: Indian, Evangelical, Pro-Israel International Man of Mystery

JNS.org - On a rainy day in Huffman, Texas — on the outskirts of Houston, America’s fourth-largest city, yet seemingly in the middle of nowhere — I...

December 25, 2015 6:06 am

An Arab Journalist Tells the Truth About Israel’s Treatment of Prisoners

This week's air strike in Syria that killed a notorious Hezbollah terrorist generated the usual cries of "death to Israel," and promises of retribution. Samir Kuntar was one of...

November 27, 2015 5:00 am

An Interim Solution for Syria

Russian President Vladimir Putin recently claimed that the US lacks a coherent Syria policy, and is instead adopting a "wait and see" approach that will not help...

November 3, 2015 3:54 pm

Report: Iran and Russia at Odds Over Future of Syria’s Assad

Points of contention have begun to emerge between Russia and Iran over Syria, Saudi-owned pan-Arab news channel Al Arabiya reported on Tuesday. According to the report, Major General Mohammad Ali...

October 26, 2015 3:15 pm

Competing Jihadists Place 2 Million Euro Bounty on Hezbollah Chief’s Head

The leader of an Al-Qaeda affiliate in Syria placed a two-million-euro bounty on the head of Hezbollah chief Hassan Nasrallah in the latest edition of Al-Risalah,...


It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane, It’s ‘Superman’ … at the Kotel

JNS.org - American actor Dean Cain, known for his role as “Superman” in the hit 1990s’...


Study: Latest Palestinian Textbooks Show Increased Indoctrination to Jihad and Martyrdom

JNS.org - In July 2017, the Palestinian Authority (PA) schoolbooks for the...

Jewish Groups Weigh-in on Pompeo for Secretary of State

JNS.org - Many major American Jewish organizations are pleased by the nomination of CIA director Mike Pompeo to succeed Rex Tillerson...

Training for War in Gaza as Hamas Lurks in Tunnels and Towers

JNS.org - Since Hamas came to power in the Gaza Strip more than a decade ago, it has built, trained and...


Palestinian Authority President Abbas Calls US Ambassador to Israel Friedma...

Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas on Monday criticized US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman for his support of Israeli...

Middle East

On Eve of Trump-Saudi Meeting, Riyadh Calls Iran Nuclear Deal Flawed

Saudi Arabia called the 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and world powers a "flawed agreement" on Monday, on the eve of a meeting between the Saudi crown prince and US President Donald Trump who...