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Posts Tagged: Russia Syria

December 2, 2016 4:46 am
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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...

September 29, 2016 6:23 am
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Double Standards for Aleppo and Gaza

Make no mistake, the carnage taking place in Aleppo right now is a disgrace to the international community. The Syrian government and Russian-backed forces are reportedly using chemical weapons,...

August 23, 2016 6:29 am
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Russia, Israel and Iran: How the Syrian Conflict Created an Adverse Strategic Triangle

JNS.org - Russia’s unprecedented move last week of dispatching warplanes to bomb targets in Syria through an Iranian airbase may have Israeli officials worried. The move shows...

June 24, 2016 4:43 am
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Netanyahu’s Russian Realism

JNS.org - These are the days that Vladimir Putin has been aching for since the end of the Cold War. On Dec. 5, 1989, three weeks after...

April 4, 2016 7:01 am
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Assyrian Christians’ Mideast Fate Seen as Tied to World Powers’ Agendas

JNS.org - It is widely presumed that the Islamic State terror group essentially bears full responsibility for the near-eradication of the entire Assyrian Christian population. But...

March 28, 2016 6:56 am
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Iran and Russia Have Become Merchants of Death in Syria

In the wake of the unimaginable horror of World War II, the international community committed itself to never allow such atrocities to take place again...

March 18, 2016 6:14 am
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With the Russian Drawdown in Syria, Israel Seeks Reassurances

JNS.org - On March 14, Russian President Vladimir Putin made a surprise announcement that he would withdraw the “main part” of Russian forces from Syria, in...

February 5, 2016 10:53 am
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Syrian Rebels Battle for Survival in Aleppo As Peace Talks Fail in Geneva

Syrian rebels battled for their survival in and around Syria’s northern city of Aleppo on Thursday after a blitz of Russian airstrikes helped government loyalists...

February 2, 2016 10:47 am
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Russia Deploys Advanced Fighter Jets to Syria

Russian Defense Ministry spokesman Igor Konashenkov said Monday that Su-35 fighters have been deployed to Hemeimeem air base in Syria. The Su-35 is Russia’s most...

January 26, 2016 10:52 am
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Russia Pushes Against Turkey’s Demand to Keep Kurds Out of Syria Peace Talks

Russia on Tuesday argued strongly against Turkey's demand to keep a leading Kurdish group out of Syria's peace talks, and said it expects the UN...

November 27, 2015 5:00 am
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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 11, 2015 7:36 am
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Iran’s Military Involvement in Syria Will Lead to Even More Death and Destruction

It should have come as no surprise that Russia and Iran made their joint military move into Syria before the ink on the Iranian nuclear agreement was even...

October 28, 2015 7:00 am
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Putin Is Playing Obama Like a Fiddle

Recent Russian efforts to magnify its Middle East influence have been accompanied by a seeming surge in Kremlin “reasonableness.” In fact, Russian calls for new...

October 26, 2015 1:12 pm
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Analyst: Russian No-Fly Zone Over Syria Keeping Israel Air Force at Bay

The Russian no-fly zone over Syria protecting the regime of President Bashar Assad has also stripped Israelis of one of their most crucial access points to Syrian and...

Features

Chabad Emissaries Coming to Small Jewish Community of South Dakota

JNS.org -- A state boasting just 400 Jews is about to receive its first full-time...

Israeli Pre-Military Academy ‘Breaks You and Builds You Anew’

JNS.org - “Put your hands behind your back and get on your knees,” 19-year-old Noam Ohayon told me. I complied. “Now fall forward...

After Massive Diaspora Response, Israel’s Raging Fires Come Under Control

JNS.org - Improving weather conditions, a massive influx of support from the international community...

World

Trump Formally Introduces James ‘Mad Dog’ Mattis as Next Secret...

President-elect Donald Trump formally introduced his pick to lead the Defense Department Tuesday, as he brought his "thank you" tour...

Israel

Israeli Education Minister Says Outpost Bill Paves Way for West Bank Annexa...

JNS.org - Israeli Education Minister Naftali Bennett, leader of the Jewish Home party, hailed the preliminary passage of a controversial bill to...

Middle East

As Tehran Issues Daily Threats to US Over Sanctions Extension, Iranian Comm...

Alongside daily threats from the Iranian regime to “retaliate” if US President Barack Obama signs a ten-year extension of the Iran...

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