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Posts Tagged: Israel Syria Border

December 6, 2017 1:40 pm
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IDF Launches Surprise Military Drill in Northern Israel

JNS.org - The IDF’s Galilee Division initiated a surprise military drill on Tuesday in preparation for a potential escalation along Israel’s northern borders with Lebanon and...

November 27, 2017 1:09 pm
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Report: Assad Offers Israel 25-Mile Buffer Zone on Syrian Border

JNS.org - During Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s surprise visit to Russia last week, Assad relayed a message to Israel via Moscow that Damascus would be willing...

November 22, 2017 1:02 pm
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Israel’s Lieberman: ‘Dramatic Changes’ Warrant $1.4 Billion Defense Budget Increase

JNS.org - Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman on Monday expressed the need for an increase of $1.4 billion to the Jewish state’s defense budget, citing “dramatic...

November 20, 2017 1:05 pm
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Israel Fires at Syrian Forces Near Border for Second Consecutive Day

The Israeli army fired several shells at Syrian army positions across the border from the Israeli Golan Heights on Sunday evening, the second such incident...

November 19, 2017 5:29 pm
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IDF Fires ‘Warning Shot’ in Response to Syrian Military Construction Near Israel

JNS.org – An IDF tank fired a “warning shot” across Israel’s northern border with Syria on Saturday in response to the Syrian military constructing an outpost...

November 17, 2017 1:24 pm
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‘Anyone Who Tests Us Will Be Hit Hard,’ Israeli Minister Says Amid Heightened Gaza Tensions

JNS.org – “Anyone who tests us will be hit hard,” Israeli Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan said on Thursday while touring the Israel-Gaza border area, where...

November 14, 2017 10:51 am
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Russian Foreign Minister: Iranian Presence in Syria Is ‘Legitimate’

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Tuesday denied that Moscow pledged to ensure a withdrawal pro-Iranian forces from Syria, calling their presence “legitimate” and claiming...

October 8, 2017 12:40 pm
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Report: Israel Considered, but Ultimately Nixed, Plan to Bomb Syrian Crematorium

Israel studied earlier this year the possibility of bombing a facility near the Syrian capital of Damascus -- which, according to US intelligence, has been...

September 19, 2017 9:56 am
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Israel Shoots Down Drone Over Golan Heights Border With Syria

JNS.org - The IDF on Tuesday intercepted and destroyed an Iranian-made unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) operated by the Lebanese terror organization Hezbollah that entered the...

September 15, 2017 12:14 pm
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Russia Reportedly Rejects Israeli Demand to Keep Iranians From Border

JNS.org - Russia reportedly rejected a demand by Jerusalem for an extended buffer zone in Syria to keep Iranian forces away from the border with Israel’s...

August 3, 2017 1:18 pm
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Russian Military Builds Base in Southern Syria Near Israeli Border

JNS.org - Russian military forces have replaced the Syrian regime’s military presence in Daraa and Quneitra in southern Syria, and have built a base in the...

June 28, 2017 10:36 am
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Israel, Jordan and Russia Reportedly Negotiating Safe Zones in Southern Syria

JNS.org - Russia is reportedly in the midst of negotiations with Israel and Jordan to create safe zones in southern Syria that would shield Israel from...

May 5, 2017 4:58 pm
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Justin Bieber’s Jewish Manager Scooter Braun Lights Up Instagram With Photos From Israel Trip

Justin Bieber's Jewish manager, Scooter Braun, took to Instagram this week to share photos from his trip to Israel with the Canadian pop star, who performed...

April 9, 2017 12:47 pm
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Report: Netanyahu Lobbying for Syrian Buffer Zone as Russia Reinforces Support for Assad

JNS.org - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is reportedly lobbying for the creation of a secure buffer zone between Israel, Jordan and Syria as part of...

Culture

BBC Follows Blind British Backpacker as He Visits Israel’s Western Wall

Cameras from a BBC travel series followed a blind British backpacker who is on...

‘Bachelor’ Star Has Jewish Wedding at Synagogue in Texas

A "Bachelor" alum had a traditional Jewish wedding in Houston, Texas on Sunday. Reality television star...

France’s Greatest Composer — Georges Bizet — Was Jewish

Few operas are performed more than Georges Bizet’s Carmen; none are better loved. It...

Features

Trump, Often Polarizing, Draws Broad Jewish and Christian Support on Jerusalem

JNS.org - It’s not often that the American Jewish community is united on issues...

Trump Recognizes Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital, Bringing US Policy ‘Back to Reality’

JNS.org - President Donald Trump formally recognized Jerusalem as Israel’s capital on...

Israel’s Iron Dome System Goes Naval

JNS.org - The Israeli Navy has a new tool at its disposal to defend the country’s offshore gas rigs in the...

World

Swedish PM Condemns Attempted Arson Attack at Synagogue as Three Arrested

Three people were arrested early on Sunday after an attempted arson attack at a synagogue in the Swedish city of Gothenburg, prosecutors said. There were no reports of injuries and the...

Israel

Israel Destroys ‘Significant’ Cross-Border Terror Tunnel From G...

Israeli forces on Sunday destroyed a "significant" cross-border attack tunnel from the Gaza Strip, which the military said was being...

Middle East

Iraq Holds Military Parade Celebrating Final Victory Over Islamic State

An Iraqi military parade celebrating final victory over Islamic State is underway in Baghdad's heavily fortified Green Zone, an Iraqi military spokesman told Reuters on Sunday. Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi declared...

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