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Russia Says Israel Should Report Iran Threats In Syria To Moscow Rather Than Responding

Russia: Israel should report security threats in Syria rather than responding in order to keep country from becoming 'battlefield against Iran'

Us Official: Israel Carried Out Syria Strikes Using American Intelligence

Airstrikes in eastern Syria on Iranian-linked targets were carried out by Israel with intelligence provided by the US - US Official

Israel Pounds Iranian Bases of Operation Near Damascus with Round of Airstrikes

Both areas struck have been used as bases of operation for Iranian forces in Syria, as well as Iranian-backed militias.

Iran’s President Vows To Continue Supporting Syria; Urges Damascus To Confront Israel

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said Tuesday his country will continue to support Syria, urging Damascus to confront Israel in the Golan.

IDF Strikes More Iranian-Sponsored Targets in Syria

The IDF is reported to have targeted Iranian-backed interests on the Syrian side of the Golan Heights, as well as Damascus

Russian Airstrikes Obliterate Turkish-Backed ‘Rebel’ Camp In Idlib, Killing Over 60

Syria heats up again, as Russian jets on Monday pounded a camp full of Turkish-backed militants in Idlib, killing at least 60.

IDF Special Forces Carry Out Covert Operation, Destroy Two Syrian Outposts

In a secret operation IDF Special Forces crossed the border into the demilitarized zone between Israel and Syria and destroyed two outposts.

Significant Damage Reported After Israeli Strike Near Aleppo

At least 2 buildings were damaged in a Israeli airstrike; One of the primary targets revealed to be a missile production facility.

Russia, Iran & Turkey Seek ‘Strong Foundation’ for Partnership

Iran Media described discussions as working to form “strong foundation” for future work; Iran, Turkey & Russia have worked closely in Syria.

Iranian Air Defense Systems Reportedly Deployed Near Border of Lebanon & Syria

Reports reveal Iranian air defense systems deployed near border between Syria & Lebanon to target Israeli aircraft seeking to enter the area

Israeli Strike on Hezbollah Targets Near Damascus Leads to Multiple Casualties

The attack said to have killed at least 5 Iranian-sponsored fighters, both foreign & of Syrian nationality; Nearly a dozen individuals wounded

US Forces Harassed, Injured in Vehicle Collision in Eastern Syria

US soldiers injured in an escalation with Russian forces in Syria; incidents increase involving US patrols being harassed by Russian forces.

Major Exchange Of Fire Between US & Syrian Armies Results In Casualties

On Monday US occupying forces and the Syrian Army exchanged fire in a rare direct clash, reportedly ending in casualties.

Netanyahu Issues Warning to Lebanon & Syria as Tension Grows Amid Israeli Strike on Hezbollah Targets

Netanyahu warns the 2 northern nations after an exchange of fire on Friday; Tensions are growing after Israel killed a Hezbollah member near Damascus.

Israeli Airstrikes Reported Against Iranian Sites in Syria, Killing 2

Airstrikes were reported Tuesday evening in two areas in Syria, with some reports attributing the deadly strikes to Israel.

Syrian Chemical Weapons Agency Sought Illicit WMD Tech in Germany

The SSRC, an agency the US gov't says builds chemical weapons for Assad regime, made attempts last year to obtain illegal WMD technology in Germany.

Russia Tests 7 New Weapons Systems in Syria; Claim New Laser Shot Down Israeli Drone

There is no indication that the Russian army shot down an Israeli unmanned aerial vehicle in southwestern Syria during tests of a new laser weapons system.

Iranian Forces Amass on Israeli Border – Report

Strikes in Syria last week by Israel targeted Iranian forces; According to analysts, Iran is disguising militia as Syrian & massing them on Israel's border

Russia Delivers Advanced MiG-29 Fighters to Assad

The handover to Syria of a squadron plus of Russian “advanced & modernized” MiG-29 fighter jets is confirmed by Moscow at Russia’s Khmeimim air base

Supposed Israeli Strikes in Eastern Syria Kill Seven Iranian-Backed Militias

Seven casualties are reported in eastern Syria after supposed Israeli airstrikes; Iranian-backed militias were targeted in this attack

Iran Joins Lebanon, Turkey, and Syria in Economic Danger as Rial Takes Massive Dip in Two Days

Iranian Rial dropped nearly 10% between Sunday & Tuesday; US sanctions seen as primary source of Iran’s downward economic trend; COVID-19 is also a factor.

Senior Defense Officials: Iran Pulling Out of Syria as Israel Pummels its Forces

Significant increase of airstrikes blamed on Israel has led Iran to reduce forces and decrease weapons smuggling by air, says Senior Defense Minister.

Syrian Air Defences Activated by Allegedly Israeli Airstrikes Over Aleppo

Israel has previously struck several military research facilities believed to have been a center for chemical and biological weapons.

Bomb Blast Kills 40 People in Northern Syria

At least 40 civilians were killed, including 11 children, when a bomb detonated on an oil tanker in the northern Syrian town of Afrin on Tuesday.

Report: Israel Strikes Pro-Iranian Militia Base in Syria

Syria accused Israel of carrying out pre-dawn airstrikes near Damascus, saying that its air defences units had engaged "incoming Israeli warplane activity."

Israeli Strike in Syria Targets Senior Iranian Officials and Other High-Level Targets

Reports of the Syrian air defense systems being alerted on Monday evening; Strikes believed to be targeting several Iranian targets in the area.

ISIS Carries Out Surprise Attack in Homs Province; Russian Response Kills Several Militants

Islamic State militants attacked the town of al-Sukhna on Thursday; Russian and Syrian response killed at least 20 ISIS militants

Syria Accuses Israel as ‘Hostile Targets’ Shot Down Over Homs

Syrian air defenses have intercepted "hostile targets" over the city of Homs, state news agency SANA reported on Tuesday.

Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Quds Force Commander Assassinated in Damascus

Quds Force Commander assassinated in southern Damascus on Friday; He was reportedly killed in close proximity to the IRGCC regional headquarters.

Turkish UAV Strike Kills 21 Syrian Soldiers in Idlib Prior to Ceasefire

Turkish UAV strike(s) destroy Syrian Howitzers, rockets launchers, killing 21 soldiers in Idlib, Syria; The strikes came after killing of 2 Turkish soldiers

Russia, Turkey Agree on Ceasefire Deal for Syria’s Idlib

Turkey and Russia agreed a ceasefire deal on Thursday in Syria's Idlib region, their two leaders said after lengthy talks to contain a conflict.

Turkey’s Erdogan warns Europe to expect ‘millions’ of migrants after easing border restrictions

Turkey’s president warned Monday that Europe could expect “millions” of migrants and refugees after easing his country’s border-crossing restrictions.

Two Syrian War Planes Downed as Turkey Begins Operation Against Assad

2 Syrian fighter jets were downed by Turkish fighter jets on Sunday in Syria's northwestern Idlib province, as Turkey begins a wide-scale military operation

Erdogan Opens the Gates: Syrian Migrants Granted Unhindered Passage to Europe; after Syria Escalation

Refugees headed towards European frontiers Friday after Turkey declared that borders had been thrown open, a response to the escalating war in Syria.

Israel Conducts Airstrikes on Iranian Targets Near Damascus – Report

Syrian air defenses downed several missiles coming across the Golan before they hit targets in the capital Damascus, Syrian state television said Thursday.

Syrian rebels shoot down government helicopter, while counter-airstrike kills civilians, including children: reports

Syrian rebel opposition forces, which are backed by Turkey, shot down Syrian government helicopter Tuesday, killing the 2 crew members aboard; reports says

Turkey says it ‘Neutralized’ over 100 Syrian Troops in Response for Attack on Outpost

Turkey said on Monday it had "neutralized" 101 Syrian regime soldiers following a bombardment which killed 5 Turkish soldiers in northwestern Syria's..

Three Iranian-Backed Militia Killed in Israeli Strikes Near Damascus on Sunday

An Israeli airstrike near Damascus on Sunday night left three Iranian-backed militia dead; The airstrikes took place in the area of Set Zaynab, where Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) and other foreigners are often located; Advisor: Israeli attacks in the region will not go unanswered.

Israel Attacks Military Targets Near Damascus, 3 dead – Report

Three people were allegedly killed in reported Israeli strikes in Syria on Sunday night, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.

Bennett Working to step up Large Scale Campaign against Iran in Syria; says it will be Conducted Soon

Defense Minister Naftali Bennett is working to escalate Israel’s steps against Iranian forces in Syria with the aim of persuading the Islamic Republic to withdraw its forces from the war-torn country in the near future.

Turkey to test Russian S-400 systems despite U.S. pressure

Turkish F-16 warplanes will fly over the country’s capital Ankara on Monday to test its new Russian S-400 missile defenses, Turkish media said, despite pressure from Washington for Turkey to drop the system.

ISAIAH 17 WATCH: Israel Attacks Dozens if Iranian Quds, Syrian Regime Targets in Damascus

Israeli fighter jets carried out a wave of retaliatory air strikes against dozens of military targets belonging to the Iranian Quds Force (IRGC) and the Syrian army on Tuesday night in Syria.

IDF: Four Syrian rockets targeting Israel intercepted by Iron Dome

At least four rockets fired from Syria towards Israel were intercepted by the Iron Dome missile defense system early Tuesday morning, according to a statement released by the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF).

‘David’s Sling’ Missile Seized by Russia in Syria, says China and Russia

The Russian army has obtained from Syria the advanced Israeli missile interceptor "David's Sling" according to reports on Wednesday by China and Russia.

Russia & Turkey to Begin Joint Patrols in Syria

Russia & Turkey are to begin joint patrols inside of Syria; This move comes in the wake of the Kurdish YPG forces vacating the area of the ‘safe-zone’; Joint patrols to begin on Friday.

U.S. Forces Found Evidence of War Crimes by Turks in Syria

President Donald Trump's special envoy for Syria said on Wednesday that U.S. forces had seen evidence of war crimes during Turkey's offensive against the Kurds in Syria, and had demanded an explanation from Ankara.


The shelling of US Forces was heavy, the Turkish Defense Ministry denied targeting American soldiers, says attack was supposed to be on "terrorist positions".

Trump Swears Dedication to Israel as He Decries Endless Middle East Wars

“We are standing with our close friend and partner, the State of Israel,” Trump said, as he reviewed the steps he has taken on behalf of the Jewish state since taking office.

Multiple European Countries Suspend Arms Exports to Turkey; Erdogan Threatens to Flood Europe with 3.6 million Syrian Refugees

Norway suspended all new military hardware to fellow NATO member Turkey over its incursion into Syria's north in an operation against the Kurdish forces, AFP reported on Thursday.

MERGING-Russia & Turkey Begin Negotiating a Significant Military Deal

Russia & Turkey being the negotiation process for a military deal involving Su-35 and Su-57 jets from Russia; Russian official also hinted at a deal involving electronic warfare.

Pompeo: Israel has the Right to act in Syria, U.S. will stop Iran

Secretary of State defends ceasefire deal with Turkey. Says it will save lives. US will work to stop Iranian arm transfers.

REPORT: Turkey Uses White Phosphorus in the alleged ‘Safe Zone’ in Syria

In the last 24 hours British expert sees more evidence of civilians and children with chemical burns then in any stage of the Syrian civil war.

Pompeo: U.S. Policy on Turkish Attack Hasn’t Endangered Israel

The US pullout of its troops from northeast Syria has not endangered Israel, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said amid reports that he was heading to Jerusalem to meet Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, after visiting Ankara on Thursday.

‘I Respect His Decision’: Franklin Graham Tells CBN News He Won’t Second-Guess Trump on Syria

In an interview with CBN News, Franklin Graham says he spoke to Vice President Mike Pence about the perilous situation in Syria, and Graham says he respects President Donald Trump's decision to remove US troops from harm's way.

Sarah Sanders: Syria Situation is ‘Sad Tragedy’ but Trump made the Right Decision

President Trump's heavily-criticized decision to pull U.S. troops from their positions at the Syrian border was the 'right thing" to do ahead of Turkey's invasion, former White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said Thursday.

Tom Hughes Prophecy Update: “Setting the Stage for Ezekiel 38”

This week with Pastor Tom, we see that the stage is being set for Ezekiel 38. How does President Trump pulling the United States out of Syria set the stage for Bible Prophecy? Does Turkey have a role to play? Let's find out!

Turkey Conducts Airstrikes Near Border of Iraq and Syria Immediately Following US Withdrawal

Reports of airstrikes being conducted by the Turkish Armed Forces (TSK) on Monday evening; Strikes said to be ‘preemptive’ in nature; SDF: Turkey’s unprovoked attack on our areas will have a negative impact on our fight against ISIS.

US Troops to Leave the Area Prior to Turkish Invasion of Syria

The White House has announced that the US will vacate the area in northern Syria amid pending Turkish invasion; The US will in no way support the operation being carried out by Turkey; Statement from the White House: Turkey will now be responsible for all ISIS fighters in the area captured over the past two years.

Putin, Rouhani Meet in Armenia to Discuss Regional Issues

Iran's president called on the international community to stand against America's 'hostile approach'

Pompeo: US has confirmed Assad regime used chemical weapons on civilians

"The United States will not allow these attacks to go unchallenged," Pompeo said on Thursday

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