Syria


Assad Threatens to Attack Area Under U.S.-Backed Kurds

Syrian President Bashar Assad threatened to attack a region held by U.S.-backed Kurdish fighters in northeastern Syria, saying in an interview broadcast on Russia Today channel on Thursday that American…

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Syria, in the Family of Nations

One might have thought that the Syrian civil war, which over seven years has cost 400,000 killed, caused over five million refugees and involved countless atrocities, has by now exhausted…

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Report: Israel, Russia Moving Toward Agreement in Syria

Negotiations between Israel and Russia have reportedly yielded an agreement whereby Iranian and Hezbollah forces will be excluded from the border area near the Golan Heights while allowing Syrian government…

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U.S. Warns Syrian Government Not to Advance on South

The United States warned it would take “firm and appropriate measures” to protect a ceasefire in southern Syria if President Bashar Assad’s forces move against rebels there. The area in…

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Syrian Official Rejects U.S. Demand for Iranian Withdrawal

Syria on Wednesday dismissed American calls for the withdrawal of Iranian troops and Lebanese Hezbollah terrorists from the war-torn country. Syrian Deputy Foreign Minister Faisal Mikdad told Russia’s Sputnik news…

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Assad Flies to Russia for Talks With Putin

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad flew to Russian leader Vladimir Putin’s summer residence on the Black Sea for talks on Thursday about the Syrian conflict, the Kremlin said, a visit that…

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IDF: Sirens in Golan Heights ‘False Alarm’

Sirens warning of incoming rocket fire sounded on Thursday afternoon in Israeli communities on the Golan Heights, near the frontier with Syria. Residents reported hearing explosions and seeing signs of…

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