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Posts Tagged: Syria Chemical Weapons

December 5, 2017 8:43 am

Reports: Israel Conducts 2nd Strike Within Days in Syria, Targets Chemical Weapons

JNS.org - The Israeli Air Force allegedly conducted an airstrike on Monday night on a “military scientific research center” in the Jamraya area on the outskirts of...

November 17, 2017 10:21 am

In UN Showdown, Russian Veto Kills Syria Chemical Arms Panel

Infuriating the United States and its allies, Russia on Thursday blocked an American-sponsored resolution at the Security Council to extend the life of a panel...

September 15, 2017 4:21 pm

Washington Post: With Recent Strike on Syrian Chemical Weapons Facility, Israel May Have ‘Done a Service to Humanity’

US President Donald Trump should heed Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s recent warnings about the danger posed by Iran’s effort to establish a permanent military...

September 7, 2017 10:00 am

Alleged Israeli Strike Destroys Syrian Chemical Weapons Facility

JNS.org – An Israeli airstrike on Thursday destroyed a chemical weapons facility belonging to Syria’s regime, a Syrian government agency claimed. Syria’s Scientific Studies and Research Center...

August 24, 2017 9:36 am

UN: 2 North Korean Shipments to Syria’s Chemical Weapons Program Intercepted

JNS.org - Two North Korean shipments to Syria’s chemical weapons program have been intercepted in the past six months, according to a confidential report from...

July 13, 2017 11:32 am

Israel Growing Concerned That Unresolved North Korea Nuclear Crisis Will Embolden Iran, Experts Say

Israel is anxiously observing the escalating international crisis over North Korea's nuclear program, paying particular attention to its implications for Iranian behavior, a policy paper...

June 29, 2017 10:16 am

Defense Secretary Mattis: Syria Appears to Have Heeded US Warning About Chemical Attack

US Defense Secretary James Mattis said on Wednesday that the Syrian government of President Bashar al-Assad appeared so far to have heeded a warning this...

April 20, 2017 1:10 pm

Israeli Intelligence: ‘Hard to Believe’ Assad Had No Knowledge of Chemical Attack

JNS.org - It is difficult to believe that President Bashar Assad had no knowledge of the deadly chemical attack on Syrian civilians in early April, a...

April 20, 2017 10:59 am

Israeli Defense Officials Find Evidence Syria Still Has Chemical Weapons

Syria still has up to three tons of chemical weapons, Israeli defense officials said Wednesday in the first specific intelligence assessment of President Bashar Assad’s...

April 7, 2017 12:00 pm

Netanyahu on US Military Strike in Syria: Israel Hopes This Message of Resolve Will Resonate Not Only in Damascus, But Also in Tehran, Pyongyang

US President Donald Trump has received across-the-board praise from top Israeli political figures for his decision on Thursday to launch a Tomahawk missile strike against...

April 7, 2017 9:38 am

US Launches Missiles at Syria in Response to Deadly Chemical Attack

The United States fired 59 Tomahawk cruise missiles at Syria overnight in response to what it believes was a chemical weapons attack that killed more...

April 6, 2017 6:10 pm

‘We Cannot Remain Indifferent,’ Says Northern Israeli Municipal Leader Seeking to Host Refugees From War-Torn Syria

Following Tuesday’s suspected chemical weapons attack in Syria in which dozens of civilians, including children, were killed, a local municipal official in northern Israel said...

April 6, 2017 5:58 pm

Ex-US Senator Joseph Lieberman: Chemical Weapons Use by Iran-Backed Syrian Regime Shows Urgent Need for US to Designate IRGC as Foreign Terrorist Group

This week’s suspected chemical weapons attack in Syria -- believed to have been carried out by Syrian President Bashar Assad’s regime -- showed why the...

April 6, 2017 1:13 pm

Israeli Arab Newscaster on Syria Crisis: ‘Where Is the Arab Leadership? Where Are You, Traitors? Have You Forgotten Your Own People?’

Israeli Arab newscaster Lucy Aharish issued an impassioned rebuke on Wednesday of regional heads of state over their failure to halt the ongoing humanitarian crisis...


Can the World Agree to ‘Fix’ the Iran Nuclear Deal?

President Donald Trump on Jan. 12 outlined his intentions to “fix the terrible flaws” of the Iran nuclear deal, giving...

IDF Prepares for New High-Tech Home in Southern Israel’s ‘Silicon Wadi’

JNS.org - The IDF is gearing up for a major relocation to southern Israel,...

Longtime Supporters of Peace Process: Abbas Is Disqualified as Negotiating Partner

JNS.org - Some prominent Jewish proponents of the decades-long peace process between Israel and...


Europe Readies Riposte to Trump’s ‘America First’ Push in...

European leaders will be out in force at the World Economic Forum in Davos this week to defend multilateralism before...


New Pew Poll Reveals Republican Embrace, Democratic Ambivalence, in America...

Support for Israel among US Republicans is at its highest level in four decades, while Democrats are becoming more indifferent...

Middle East

Egyptian Army Summons Ex-Military Chief Over Presidential Bid

Egyptian ex-military chief of staff Sami Anan was detained in Cairo on Tuesday, three of his campaign organizers said, after the army summoned him for questioning over his intention to...