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Israeli Military Carries Out Airstrikes In Syria

AP | JOSEF FEDERMAN | Posted 06.22.2014 | World

By JOSEF FEDERMAN, Associated Press JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli warplanes bombed a series of targets inside Syria early Monday, the Israeli military...

Israeli Teen Killed In Attack On Syrian Frontier

AP | JOSEF FEDERMAN | Posted 06.23.2014 | World

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli warplanes bombed a series of targets inside Syria early Monday, the Israeli military said, in response to a cross-border at...

ISIS: What Does It Mean for Israel?

Ronald Tiersky | Posted 06.13.2014 | World
Ronald Tiersky

With Syria and now Iraq in flames, Israel's security is not at the top of any country's agenda other than Israel itself. But Israel's security should always be a concern for Washington and other governments as well as Jerusalem.

Report: Israel Has Evidence Syrian Forces Used Chemical Weapons In Damascus

Reuters | Posted 06.07.2014 | World

JERUSALEM, April 7 (Reuters) - Israel Radio said on Monday that Israel has evidence backing Syrian opposition accusations that forces loyal to Presi...

Report: Israeli Airstrikes Hit Eastern Lebanon

AP | Posted 02.24.2014 | World

BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon's state news agency says Israeli aircraft have carried out two airstrikes in eastern Lebanon near the Syrian border. The Isra...

Israel Provides Humanitarian Aid To Syria War Victims

AP | IAN DEITCH | Posted 12.03.2013 | World

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel acknowledged for the first time Tuesday that it is providing humanitarian aid to victims of the civil war inside neighboring...

Israeli General: Assad Could Survive For Years

Reuters | Posted 11.17.2013 | World

By Dan Williams JERUSALEM, Sept 18 (Reuters) - Syrian President Bashar al-Assad could cling to power for years despite having lost ov...

Christina Wilkie

AIPAC Syria Plan Wasn't About Israel

HuffingtonPost.com | Christina Wilkie | Posted 09.14.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As Jews all over the world marked the start of Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement, on Friday, uncertainty loomed over both the U.S. and Is...

Howard Fineman

What's Really Going On With Syria

HuffingtonPost.com | Howard Fineman | Posted 09.10.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In Middle Eastern bazaars, it’s easy to get lost, haggling is the order of the day, and things are never quite what they seem. In othe...

Israel And Saudis Find Common Cause As Obama Hesitates On Syria

Reuters | Posted 11.02.2013 | World

By Jeffrey Heller and Angus McDowall JERUSALEM/RIYADH, Sept 2 (Reuters) - If President Barack Obama has disappointed S...

Netanyahu: Israel Ready For 'Any Possible Scenario' With Syria

AP | JOSEF FEDERMAN | Posted 09.01.2013 | World

JERUSALEM -- Israel's prime minister on Sunday tried to soothe a jittery nation unnerved by the standoff between the U.S. and Syria, saying that Israe...

Israel Deploys 'Iron Dome' In Preparation For Syria Strike

AP | Posted 10.31.2013 | World

JERUSALEM — The Israeli military says it has deployed an "Iron Dome" missile defense battery in the Tel Aviv area. With the U.S. threatening to...

Official: Israel Orders 'Limited' Call-Up Of Reservists In Anticipation Of Possible Attack By Syria

AP | DANIEL ESTRIN | Posted 10.28.2013 | World

JERUSALEM — Israel ordered a special call-up of reserve troops Wednesday as nervous citizens lined up at gas-mask distribution centers, preparin...

Israel Deploys Missile Defense Systems Near Syria Border As Tensions Rise

AP | DANIEL ESTRIN | Posted 10.28.2013 | World

By DANIEL ESTRIN -- The Associated Press JERUSALEM -- Israelis lined up at gas-mask distribution centers Wednesday and communities bordering Syri...

'Israel Is Prepared For Any Scenario'

Reuters | Posted 10.27.2013 | World

JERUSALEM, Aug 27 (Reuters) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Tuesday that Israel was not involved in Syria's civil war, but would...

How Israel Is Preparing For Possible Syria Strike

The Huffington Post | Hunter Stuart | Posted 08.26.2013 | World

Israelis are stocking up on gas masks as the United States deliberates whether to launch a military strike against Syrian government forces after an a...

Israel Urges U.S. Response To Syria Attack

AP | Posted 10.25.2013 | World

JERUSALEM — Prominent Israeli Cabinet ministers are calling for a U.S.-led response to an alleged chemical attack in Syria last week that the pr...

Israeli Officials Mum On Reports Of Strike On Syria

AP | JOSEF FEDERMAN | Posted 09.13.2013 | World

JERUSALEM -- Israel's prime minister insisted Sunday that he will not allow "dangerous weapons" to reach Lebanon's Hezbollah militants, following repo...

Netanyahu: Israel Can Only Rely On Its Own Security

AP | Posted 08.09.2013 | World

JERUSALEM -- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says the planned withdrawal of some U.N. peacekeepers from the Golan Heights shows that the Jew...

Israel Reportedly Foils Syrian Cyber Attack On Town's Water Supply

AP | Posted 05.25.2013 | World

JERUSALEM -- An Israeli security expert says Syrian hackers tried to break into the computers of the water system of the city of Haifa. Speaking at a...

Israel To Assad: Airstrikes Did Not Aim To Help Syrian Rebels

Reuters | Posted 07.05.2013 | World

By Dan Williams JERUSALEM, May 6 (Reuters) - Israel sought to persuade Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on Monday that its recent air ...

Israel Strikes Syria In Sharp Escalation

AP | KARIN LAUB and JOSEF FEDERMAN | Posted 07.05.2013 | World

BEIRUT — Israel rushed to beef up its rocket defenses on its northern border Sunday to shield against possible retaliation after carrying out tw...

Explosions Rock Damascus; State TV Says Israel Responsible

AP | KARIN LAUB and JOSEF FEDERMAN | Posted 07.04.2013 | World

BEIRUT — Israeli missiles struck a research center near the Syrian capital Damascus, setting off explosions and causing casualties, Syria's stat...

Israel Confirms Airstrike Against Syria

AP | KARIN LAUB and JOSEF FEDERMAN | Posted 07.04.2013 | World

BEIRUT — With a second airstrike against Syria in four months, Israel enforced its own red line of not allowing game-changing weapons to reach L...

Israel Launches Airstrike Into Syria, U.S. Officials Say

AP | LOLITA C. BALDOR | Posted 07.03.2013 | World

WASHINGTON -- Israel launched an airstrike into Syria, apparently targeting a suspected weapons site, U.S. officials said Friday night. The strike oc...