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Posts Tagged: Iran and Syria

February 7, 2018 8:04 am
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Syrian State TV Report: Israeli Warplanes Target Military Position Near Damascus

Israeli warplanes struck a Syrian military position in a rural area near Damascus on Wednesday, triggering Syria's air defense system which destroyed most of the...

January 29, 2018 8:34 am
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Israeli PM Netanyahu Flies to Moscow for Talks on Syria With Russian President Putin

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu flew to Moscow on Monday to discuss Israeli concerns about any expansion of Iran's military foothold in Syria with Russian President...

January 25, 2018 1:11 pm
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Israeli UN Ambassador: There Are 82,000 Iranian-Controlled Fighters in Syria

Israel’s UN envoy drew international attention on Thursday to Iran’s bid to turn Syria into the “largest military base in the world,” as he put...

January 10, 2018 1:34 pm
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Turkey Urges Russia, Iran to Stop Syrian Army Offensive in Idlib

Turkey called on Russia and Iran on Wednesday to pressure Syrian authorities to halt a military offensive in Syria's rebel-held Idlib province, which Damascus launched...

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...

November 23, 2017 1:40 pm
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But for the Grace of God — Iran in Syria and the Lessons for Israel

"Israel has a strategic interest in disassociating Syria from the extremist axis that Iran is leading. Syria is not lost, Assad is western educated and...

November 15, 2017 2:51 pm
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US Security Delegation Heads to Israel to Discuss Syria Ceasefire

JNS.org – A delegation from America’s National Security Council has flown to Israel for talks on the recently reached US-Russia-Jordan ceasefire agreement in Syria. The agreement, announced last Saturday,...

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...

September 24, 2017 11:04 am
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Syria to Top Agenda During Russian Defense Minister’s First Visit to Israel Next Month

Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu will visit the Jewish state in October and meet with his Israeli counterpart Avigdor Lieberman, Russian and Israeli media outlets...

September 20, 2017 3:50 pm
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IDF Chief: Israel Seeking to Prevent Iran From Becoming North Korea of the Middle East

Israel’s goal is to “prevent Iran from becoming the North Korea” of the Middle East, IDF Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. Gadi Eizenkot said in...

September 15, 2017 4:21 pm
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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 15, 2017 2:33 pm
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US National Security Adviser: Iran’s ‘Destabilizing Behavior’ in Middle East Will Be ‘Major Focus’ of Trump-Netanyahu New York Meeting

Iran will be a top agenda item when US President Donald Trump meets on Monday in New York City with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu...

September 3, 2017 12:15 pm
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Israel Must Treat Russian Promises on Syria ‘With Caution’ and Ready Itself to ‘Use Force Wisely’ to Thwart Iran’s Bid to Establish Permanent Presence There, Analysts Say

Israel must treat Russia’s promises vis-a-vis Syria “with caution” and also bolster its preparations to “use force wisely and with a low signature” against Iranian...

August 25, 2017 12:47 pm
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Russian President Putin Gifts Israeli PM Netanyahu Copy of First-Ever Bible Printed With Rashi Commentary

At their meeting in Sochi on Wednesday, Russian President Vladimir Putin gave Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu a copy of the first-ever Bible printed with...

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

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...

Jewish Groups Call for Gun Control After Florida Shooting

JNS.org - Major American Jewish organizations are calling for stricter gun-control laws in the wake of the February 14 mass school...

Israel

Israeli Military: Tear Gas May Have Caused Palestinian’s Death in Cus...

The Israeli military said on Friday that initial findings of an investigation into the death of a man that Palestinians say...

Middle East

Saudi Journalist: Ditch Mosque Microphones and Reduce Number of Mosques

JNS.org - Saudi journalist Mohamed Al-Suhaimi said he was in favor of silencing microphones in mosques, saying that the “terrifying” sound of the adhan call to prayer “coming from all directions”...

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