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Posts Tagged: Israel Syria Border

February 18, 2018 10:42 am
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Netanyahu Says Israel Could Act Against Iran’s ‘Empire’

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday that Israel could act against Iran itself, not just its allies in the Middle East, after border incidents...

February 15, 2018 2:31 pm
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Foreign Ministry in Jerusalem Warns That Syrian Chemical Weapons May Spillover Into Israel

JNS.org - A classified cable sent to Israeli ambassadors by Israel’s Foreign Ministry warned that Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad may again utilize chemical weapons in an...

February 6, 2018 4:09 pm
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Netanyahu Visits Golan Heights, Near Syrian Border, and Cautions Israel’s Enemies

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu paid a rare visit to the Golan Heights on Tuesday, peering across the nearby border into Syria and warning Israel's enemies...

February 5, 2018 11:37 am
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No Breaks for Israel

Israel’s red lines in Syria’s civil war have included the following: returning fire against any entity that fires into Israel (whether Syrian, rebel, Hezbollah, or...

December 29, 2017 11:23 am
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Syrian Rebels Set to Depart Enclave in South, as Army Gains in North

Syrian rebels prepared to evacuate an enclave in southwestern Syria on Friday in a surrender deal with the government, state media said, as the army...

December 27, 2017 9:34 am
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Syrian Army, Iranian Proxies Demand Surrender of Rebels Near Israel Border

Syrian rebels pinned down in a strategic area where the Israeli and Lebanese borders meet with Syria were handed an ultimatum by the Syrian army...

December 25, 2017 8:37 am
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Syrian Army Forces, Iran-Backed Militias Advance in Israel Border Area

Syrian army forces backed by Iranian-backed militias pushed deeper into the last rebel-held enclave near a strategic border area with Israel and Lebanon in a...

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...

Culture

British Actor Daniel Craig’s Weakness for Jewish Food Revealed as Reason for Fuller Face

British actor Daniel Craig's frequent visits to a kosher restaurant in London...

A Wartime Tragedy Resurfaces in Berlinale Refugee Study

Decades after he won a Silver Bear prize for a pioneering film about the fate of Jews fleeing Nazi Germany,...

New Israeli Line of Passover Wine Launched by Former NBA All-Star Amar’e Stoudemire

JNS.org - At a news conference at the Jewish National Fund House on Tuesday,...

Features

‘Inheriting Genocide’ Unpacks How Holocaust Trauma Spans Generations

JNS.org - Does time -- even an entire generation or multiple generations --actually heal all wounds? The...

Holding Out an Olive Branch? US Lawmakers Speak Out After Being Detained on the Temple Mount

JNS.org - US Representatives Scott Tipton (R-Colo.) and David B. McKinley (R-W.Va.) no doubt...

First Aid Under Fire: Israeli Officer Details Medical Challenges at Gaza Border

JNS.org - In emergency care during combat, every minute can make the difference between life...

World

Report: Nigerian Air Force Special Forces Soldiers Receive Counter-Terroris...

A group of 150 Nigerian Air Force special forces soldiers have received counter-terrorism training from a team of Israeli military...

Israel

Israelis Protest Both in Support and Against Deportation of Illegal Migrant...

JNS.org - Israelis took to the streets over the weekend both to support and oppose the ongoing deportation of Eritrean and...

Middle East

Iran Says Damascus Suburbs Assault to Continue as Fighting Rages

Iran said pro-Damascus forces would press ahead with attacks on an insurgent enclave near the Syrian capital, as ground fighting raged on there in defiance of a UN resolution demanding...

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