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Posts Tagged: Russia and Syria

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 29, 2017 11:23 am
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Syrian Rebels Set to Depart Enclave in South, as Army Gains in North

Syrian rebels prepared to evacuate an enclave in southwestern Syria on Friday in a surrender deal with the government, state media said, as the army...

December 27, 2017 4:32 pm
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Less Than 1,000 ISIS fighters Remain in Iraq and Syria, Coalition Says

Fewer than 1,000 Islamic State fighters remain in Iraq and Syria, the United States-led international coalition fighting the hardline Sunni militant group said on Wednesday,...

December 11, 2017 8:49 am
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During Surprise Syria Visit, Putin Orders Pullout of ‘Significant Part’ of Russian Forces From Country

President Vladimir Putin ordered "a significant part" of Russia's military contingent in Syria to start withdrawing on Monday, saying Moscow and Damascus had achieved their...

November 19, 2017 5:29 pm
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IDF Fires ‘Warning Shot’ in Response to Syrian Military Construction Near Israel

JNS.org – An IDF tank fired a “warning shot” across Israel’s northern border with Syria on Saturday in response to the Syrian military constructing an outpost...

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...

October 16, 2017 2:55 pm
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Ex-IDF Intel Chief: Strike on Syrian Anti-Aircraft Battery Shows Israel Will Do What Is Needed to Collect Info on Hezbollah Buildup

The Israeli strike on Monday targeting an anti-aircraft missile battery in Syria was an “important” event that sent a message to the Jewish state’s enemies,...

October 3, 2017 4:31 pm
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Israeli Defense Minister Calls for More Active American Role in Turbulent Middle East

Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman is calling for greater American involvement in a turbulent Middle East. In a pre-Sukkot interview with the Hebrew news site Walla,...

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 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 7, 2017 10:00 am
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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...

July 17, 2017 9:21 am
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Netanyahu: Israel Opposes Syria Ceasefire Agreement Reached by US, Russia

JNS.org - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Israel opposes the ceasefire in southern Syria that came into effect July 9. After initially cautiously welcoming the ceasefire,...

May 9, 2017 4:48 pm
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Moscow Official: Israel Has Promised to Do Everything Possible to Avoid Harming Russian Troops in Syria

Israel has promised Russia it will do everything possible to avoid harming Russian troops deployed in Syria, Moscow’s deputy ambassador to the Jewish state told...

Features

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...

Israel’s Wine Industry Grows Better With Age

JNS.org - Israeli winemakers say that, just like the beverage they produce, their industry is growing better with age. More than...

World

On Anniversary of Women’s March, Progressive Group to Protest as R...

As tens of thousands of people prepare to mark the first anniversary of the Women's March with worldwide protests this...

Middle East

Hezbollah Criticizes Lebanon Decision to Allow Spielberg Film

Hezbollah criticized the Lebanese government on Friday for allowing cinemas to screen Steven Spielberg's film "The Post" despite calls for a ban because of the director's links to Israel. The movie...

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