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Posts Tagged: syria

April 1, 2016 1:13 pm

Despite Promise of Syria Pullout, Russia Still Present, Coordinating Air Operations With Israel

Israeli security and defense experts say that despite Moscow’s declaration of withdrawal from war-torn Syria, Russian military presence in the country is still so substantial...

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 14, 2016 3:03 am

Iranian Admiral: America ‘Wouldn’t Dream of Attacking’ Us for Fear of Heavy Losses

The commander of the Iranian Revolutionary Guards Corps Navy said the United States is too afraid to attack Iran, Tehran's semi-official news agency Fars reported on Saturday. During a ceremonial address in Kashan,...

March 7, 2016 6:51 am

The BBC Reports Assad’s Propaganda as Fact

The synopsis to a filmed report that -- in addition to being shown on BBC television -- appeared on the BBC News website’s Middle East page on March...

February 18, 2016 5:08 am

In Iraqi Kurdistan, a Genocide Before Our Very Eyes (PART TWO)

Part One of this article appeared here. Nothing can prepare one for the level of destruction found in Shingal. The streets are strewn with rubble, housing blown...

February 11, 2016 7:32 pm

Ancient Aleppo Synagogue in Danger of Destruction Amid Fierce Battles Between Assad, Opposition Forces

One of the oldest synagogues in the world is likely to become another fatality in the Syrian civil war, due to its proximity to the latest...

February 9, 2016 3:41 pm

Rouhani: Iranian Military Intervention in Syria, Iraq Helped Its Nuclear Negotiations

President Hassan Rouhani said Iran's military intervention in Syria and Iraq helped Tehran in its nuclear negotiations with world powers, the Saudi-owned pan-Arab news outlet Al Arabiya reported...

February 9, 2016 3:22 pm

Chief of Staff: Military Advocate General Met With Breaking the Silence After 2014 Gaza War

The Israeli Military Advocate General was called up to meet with the organizers behind the controversial IDF whistle-blower NGO Breaking the Silence following Operation Protective Edge in...

February 8, 2016 7:48 am

Torah Values and Why We Oppose Resettling Syrian Refugees

J Street rabbis, resettlement contractor HIAS (which stands to receive millions of our tax dollars to resettle Syrian migrants throughout the US) and President Obama...

February 1, 2016 5:55 am

Report: Israeli Forces on High Alert Along Lebanese Border

Israeli forces are on high alert along the Lebanese border, Lebanon's state-run National News Agency (NNA) reported on Sunday. According to the report, the IDF sent ground reinforcements, covered from...

January 28, 2016 8:03 am

Report: Russian Special Forces, Hezbollah Helping Assad Troops Reclaim Syrian Territory ‘Without Confrontation’

Russian special forces backed by Hezbollah have been helping Syrian President Bashar Assad's troops reclaim territory in the mountains and towns of coastal Latakia in Syria, Kuwaiti newspaper Al Rai...

January 21, 2016 2:54 pm

Jewish Human Rights Group ‘Horrified’ By British Doctors’ Request to Revoke Israeli Membership From World Medical Association

An international Jewish human rights organization expressed horror at a request made to the World Medical Association (WMA) by a large group of UK doctors that Israel's membership...


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...

At Sukkot, Israeli Farmers Enjoy the Fruits of Their Faith - Avichai Koch says farming is in his blood. He is the son of Holocaust survivors from Europe who immigrated...


Several Cyber Attacks Disrupt Major Websites Twitter, Netflix, Spotify

Several cyber attacks disrupted Web traffic on the East Coast Friday, shutting down access to some of the Web's most popular sites and frustrating their users. A slew of major sites...


Israel Security Agency: Terrorist Attacks in Jerusalem Doubled in September

Terrorist attacks in Jerusalem doubled last month compared to August, according to Israel’s security agency, the Shin Bet. There were 26 attacks in the capital in September, compared to 13 in...

Middle East

Turkey Expands Military Offensive Against Kurdish Fighters in Syria

Turkey escalated its offensive Thursday against Kurdish fighters in northern Syria, pounding them with airstrikes and artillery, and complicating the battle against the Islamic State group by Ankara and Washington,...