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Posts Tagged: Iran and Syria

June 3, 2018 10:24 am

Riding High in Polls at Home, Israeli PM Netanyahu Set to Talk Iran During Three-Nation European Swing

Iran will be at the top of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s agenda this week during a three-nation swing through Western Europe. "Tomorrow I will leave...

May 31, 2018 12:14 pm

Israeli, Russian Defense Ministers Meet in Moscow as Iran-Backed Forces Reportedly Prepare for Southern Syria Pullout

Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman met in Moscow on Thursday with his Russian counterpart Sergei Shoigu. According to the TASS news agency, the two discussed a...

May 31, 2018 8:39 am

Assad Raises Prospect of US Clash in Syria, Hits Back at Trump

The United States should learn the lesson of Iraq and leave Syria, President Bashar al-Assad said in an interview, responding to US President Donald Trump's description...

May 28, 2018 10:38 am

Israeli, Russian Defense Ministers to Meet in Moscow

Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman will meet on Thursday with Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu in Moscow, Israel's Defense Ministry said in a statement on Monday. The...

May 28, 2018 9:32 am

Israel: Iran Should Be Denied Any Military Presence in Syria

Israel called on Monday for Iran to be denied any military presence in Syria, after Russia said Damascus' forces alone should control Syrian territory near...

May 24, 2018 4:34 pm

State Media: Syrian Air Defense Intercepts Missile Attack on Airport

Syrian state media said a military airport near Homs city had come under missile attack which was repelled by its air defense systems on Thursday. "One...

May 18, 2018 9:31 am

Explosions Reported at Military Airport in Central Syria

Explosions were heard in and around Syria's Hama airport on Friday, Syrian state media said, without elaborating on the cause of the blasts, and a monitoring body...

May 11, 2018 3:57 pm

Israel to Assad: Get Rid of Your Iranian Allies, They Will Harm You

Israel's defense minister warned Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on Friday to renounce the Iranian military presence in his country, saying the activities of Assad's staunchest...

May 10, 2018 9:19 am

The ‘Game’ That Israel and Iran Must Play in Syria

Israel has neither the power nor the motivation to significantly influence the outcome of the war for control of Syria. Israel’s objective in Syria is...

April 30, 2018 7:32 am

Syrian Army Says ‘Enemy’ Rockets Hit Military Bases

The Syrian army said on Sunday that rockets had struck several military bases in the Hama and Aleppo countryside in what it said was new...

April 26, 2018 2:38 pm

Israeli UN Envoy Exposes Iranian Military Base Near Syrian Capital

In an address to the Security Council on Thursday, Israeli UN envoy Danny Danon revealed new information about Iran’s military activities in Syria. Presenting an aerial...

April 26, 2018 8:04 am

Lieberman: Israel Will Hit Tehran if Iran Attacks Tel Aviv

Israel would retaliate against any Iranian attack on Tel Aviv by striking Tehran, Israel's defense minister said in remarks published on Thursday. The comments by Avigdor Lieberman...

April 24, 2018 8:57 am

The US Must Force Iran and Syria to Blink First - Donald Trump’s decisiveness might be bearing fruit against North Korea following threats by its dictator Kim Jong Un to launch a missile strike against...

April 15, 2018 12:11 pm

State Department Official: Iran’s Destabilizing Actions Are Top National Security Concern for Trump Administration

The Trump administration’s top national security concern is the threat posed by “rogue actors continuing to create destabilization throughout the world,” a high-level State Department...


Israeli Tourist Competes for Luxurious Hotel Stay on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’

An Israeli backpacker visiting California competed on "Jimmy Kimmel Live" on Thursday for a chance...


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Amid F-35 Expectations, the F-16 Remains the Backbone of Israel’s Air Power - Despite the excitement and expectations generated by the arrival of the...

Making Beautiful Food and Music: The Philadelphia Orchestra’s Trip to Israel - A delegation of 60 donors from the Philadelphia Jewish Federation traveled to...


New York City Schools to Provide Kosher Food as Part of New Pilot Program - A $1 million pilot program has been included in New York City’s new budget to provide kosher and halal lunches in public schools for the upcoming academic year. US Rep....


Netanyahu Criticizes Itinerary for Prince William’s Visit: ‘Jerusalem I...

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday leveled pointed criticism of British Prince William’s planned visit to the Jewish state. The...

Middle East

Syrian Military Takes Over Abandoned UN Post Near Israeli Border - An abandoned United Nations Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF) post in the no-man’s land between Syria and Israel in the Golan Heights was taken over by pro-Assad military forces, according...