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Posts Tagged: Russia Syria

September 29, 2016 6:23 am

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

Russia, Israel and Iran: How the Syrian Conflict Created an Adverse Strategic Triangle - 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

Netanyahu’s Russian Realism - 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

Assyrian Christians’ Mideast Fate Seen as Tied to World Powers’ Agendas - 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

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

With the Russian Drawdown in Syria, Israel Seeks Reassurances - 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

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

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

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

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

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

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...


Children of Fallen Soldiers Celebrate Mass Bar Mitzvah -- Dozens of orphans of fallen Israeli soldiers, and the son of an American serviceman who died in Afghanistan, celebrated their...


Mulling Bid for Senate, Former Legendary Red Sox Pitcher Curt Schilling Cha...

A legendary baseball player mulling a run for the US Senate on the Republican ticket asked his interviewer on Friday why Jews...


IDF Coed Commandos Step Up Training for Potential ISIS Attack on Israel Fro...

The IDF battalion charged with safeguarding Israel’s border with Egypt has been stepping up its preparation for potential ISIS attacks from...

Middle East

Dozens of ISIS Militants Killed by Egyptian Airstrikes in Sinai

Around 70 Islamic State militants were killed Sunday morning after Egypt's air force struck a number of outposts in the northern Sinai peninsula, according to local reports. Most of the air...