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  1. News - World - SYRIA

    ‘Very confident’ Assad threatens Israel

    Posted May 31st 2013, 10:26am by Agence France-Presse in Beirut

    ... missiles, in an interview broadcast on Thursday. Washington warned that any such weapon deliveries from Moscow would only prolong the conflict between government forces and Assad’s foes in Syria ... Israeli air strikes on Syria. “We have informed all the parties who have contacted us that we will respond to any Israeli aggression next time.” There was no immediate comment on Assad’s remarks ...

  2. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Israeli PM doesn’t rule out helping Syrian rebels

    Posted Apr 19th 2013, 03:44pm by Associated Press in Jerusalem

    ... begun assisting secular and moderate factions inside Syria despite fears that Islamic extremists are gaining influence among the rebels.  Netanyahu was discussing the deteriorating security situation in Syria on BBC World News when the interviewer asked whether Israel is arming any of the rebel groups. Netanyahu said he could not confirm such speculation but did not deny it.  “We ...

  3. News - World - SYRIA

    Israel warns US about Russian arms sale to Syria

    Posted May 09th 2013, 12:43pm by Reuters in Washington, United States

    ... Reuters in Washington, United States Israel warned the United States in recent days that Russia plans to sell advanced ground-to-air missile systems to Syria despite Western pressure ... repeatedly urged Russia to block the sale, which they argue could complicate any international intervention in Syria’s escalating civil war. The Journal said the information provided to Washington ...

  4. News - World - SYRIA: ANALYSIS

    Israel's strikes on Syria send message to Tehran

    Posted May 06th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... to Tehran via Damascus Israeli air strikes near Damascus send a clear message to Iran and Syria that Israel will not allow arms shipments to Hezbollah, analysts have said, playing down fears ... in years, the source said. Israel, he said, would not hesitate to act again. "Any time Israel learns about the transfer of weapons from Syria to Lebanon, it will attack," they said. Eyal ...

  5. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Israel to fence off Golan Heights from Syria to prevent spillover of war

    Posted Jan 08th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... The Guardian in Jerusalem Steel barrier to protect against spillover of war, flood of refugees Israel to fence off Golan from Syria Israel is to build a steel fence between the Golan Heights and Syria amid fears that its neighbour's civil war could spill over or create an exodus of refugees. The pledge from Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu came days after the Defence ...

  6. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Israeli troops in Golan return fire from Syria

    Posted May 21st 2013, 01:11pm by Agencies in Jerusalem and Damascus

    ... Agencies in Jerusalem and Damascus Israeli soldiers patrolling the disputed Golan Heights along the border with Syria fired back after coming under fire overnight, an Israeli Defence ... from Syria hit the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights overnight, causing no harm or damage. The army also filed a complaint with the UN force on that occasion. The Golan Heights have been tense ...

  7. News - World - ISRAEL

    Israel warns Russia of strikes on arms supplies to Syria

    Posted May 28th 2013, 11:07pm by AP

    ... on Tuesday a Russian plan to supply sophisticated anti-aircraft missiles to Syria was a “threat” and signalled that Israel is prepared to use force to stop the delivery. The warning by Defence Minister Moshe Yaalon ratcheted up tensions with Moscow over the planned sale of S-300 air-defence missiles to Syria. Earlier in the day, a top Russian official said his government remained ...

  8. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Israel fires warning shots into Syrian areas in response to stray shell

    Posted Nov 12th 2012, 12:00am by Reuters in Jerusalem

    ... Reuters in Jerusalem Tel Aviv says it was in response to a shell from Syria that hit the Golan Heights Israel fires warning shots into Syria Israeli forces fired into Syria yesterday ... as the first direct engagement of the Syrian military on the Golan since the countries' 1973 war, highlighted international fears that Syria's civil war could ignite regional conflict. ...

  9. News - World - SYRIA

    Assad lashes out as Israel admits Syria raid

    Posted Feb 03rd 2013, 08:44pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Munich Israel on Sunday implicitly confirmed it staged an air strike on Syria last week as President Bashar al-Assad accused the Jewish state of trying to further ... think that it should be allowable to bring advanced weapon systems into Lebanon, the Hezbollah from Syria, when Assad falls,” Barak said. Wednesday’s air strike targeted surface-to-air missiles ...

  10. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Israeli strike on Syria ‘unacceptable’, Russia warns

    Posted Jan 31st 2013, 10:49am by Agence France-Presse

    ... Agence France-Presse in Damascus Russia warned on Thursday that any air strike against its ally Syria would be “unacceptable”, as Israel maintained a strict silence on claims that it had ... level of resistance and self-defence,” the general command said. The warplanes entered Syria’s airspace at low altitude and under the radar, the army said, adding that two site workers were ...




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