USA & Canada

The US Withdrawal from Syria

However misconceived, President Trump’s decision to withdraw US forces from Syria might have a silver lining for Israel. It forces Jerusalem to reevaluate the basic assumptions of the “peace process” with the Palestinians that has been actively and coercively led in recent decades by successive US administrations. The Oslo process took place under unique global circumstances. The Soviet Union had […]

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Europe

Russia: We helped Israel look for bodies of soldiers in Syria

Moscow says one of its officers was injured in an attempt to locate the remains of IDF servicemen in Islamic State-held territory Russia on Sunday claimed that its military worked with Israel on an operation to locate the remains of fallen IDF soldiers inside Islamic State-held territory in Syria. The Russian defense ministry did not specify when or where the […]

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Headlines

IDF shutters ‘Good Neighbor’ Syrian aid program

As dictator Bashar Assad sets up in area near Israel, Israel closes border clinic, halts shipments of food to war-torn area Forces) The Israel Defense Forces on Thursday announced that it had officially shuttered its “Operation Good Neighbor” program, ending over five years of humanitarian assistance that the Jewish state has given Syrian nationals near the border. “The large and […]

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Syria’s Assad said to OK chlorine gas use in Idlib offensive

eport says US weighing responses to a chemical weapons attack but no decision yet on whether to take military action Syrian President Bashar Assad has authorized his forces to use chlorine gas in the assault on the last significant rebel redoubt in the country, The Wall Street Journal reported Sunday. Syrian and Russian aircraft have pounded Idlib province over the […]

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Airstrike kills 7 IS gunmen who crossed from Syria into Israeli territory

Army says attackers were 650 feet past ceasefire line but had not crossed main Golan Heights border fence; military later retrieves explosive belts, Kalashnikov rifle at sce The IDF said it conducted an airstrike late Wednesday night killing seven Islamic State fighters who had crossed the 1974 ceasefire line into Israeli territory. The gunmen had made it some 200 meters […]

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Asia

Liberman: Pro-Iranian forces setting up ‘terror infrastructure’ in Syrian Gola

On tour of the northern border, defense minister warns that Assad regime troops who enter demilitarized zone are ‘endangering their own lives’ Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman on Tuesday said Israel has detected efforts by Iran-backed terror groups to establish infrastructure in southwestern Syria, under the cover of dictator Bashar Assad’s renewed offensive against two rebel-held provinces in the area. “We […]

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Top Iranian general: Forces in Syria ‘awaiting orders’ to destroy Israel

Hossein Salami says Tehran also ‘creating might in Lebanon to fight our enemy from there with all our strength’ and eradicate ‘evil Zionist regime’ a recent speech, the deputy commander of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards (IRGC) boasted that the “Islamic army in Syria” in the Golan Heights was awaiting orders to eradicate the “evil regime” of Israel. He also said the […]

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Syrian troops celebrate after claiming key post on Jordan border

Forces of Damascus and Moscow finally in charge of one of their main strategic targets — the frontier crossing with Jordan NASSIB, Syria (AFP) — Syrian army soldiers burned a rebel flag Saturday after they and Russian military police took over the crucial Nassib post on the border with Jordan. “The government has got its hands on a major economic […]