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Israel’s defense establishment, it is safe to assume, strenuously weighs the risks and benefits of each covert strike before launching it.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN
Uncle of deceased men said Israel has told them to collect their relatives' bodies.
By YASSER OKBI/ MAARIV HASHAVUA
Arab media had earlier attributed strike overnight Monday to the IAF.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Alleged attack took place in the al-Qalamoun region just north of Damascus, according to Al Jazeera.
The IDF said in an official statement that it will not "tolerate any attempt to harm or violate Israeli sovereignty."
According to Al-Jazeera, Israeli fighter jets bombed bases in the Al-Qalamoun mountains, where strategic bases are located housing long-range missiles; IDF: "We do not comment on foreign reports."
The risk for Christians noted to be especially high in Iraq.
French official says 24-year-old suspect previously came to attention of French authorities as possibly wanting to go to Syria.
Terror group is demanding $100,000 for the release of each Syrian Christian hostage.
By ARIEL COHEN
The church is just one casualty in a string of Islamic State attacks on Christian holy places and artifacts.
"I address the Christians mobilized by the Jews and the servants who claimed that the Islamic State and its soldiers seek to kill and slaughter,” the jihadi says to the camera.
Seventeen men and two women were reportedly released.
Overall, the Islamic State has attacked 35 Assyrian villages in northeastern Syria and over 150 Assyrian Christians have been abducted by the Islamic State.
By NEVILLE TELLER
Putin’s support of Assad’s Syria has inevitably drawn him closer to Iran, its devoted ally.
It is extremely concerning that the idea of supporting Assad, however peripherally, seems to be infiltrating mainstream political thinking in parts of Europe.
92% of French say they are personally worried by the situation in Syria.
Four years and 200,000 deaths later, the regime of Bashar al-Assad may be on its last leg.
By DANIEL J. ROTH
Amid a series of setbacks for the regime, the Yarmuk events mark a new phase in the Syrian war
By JONATHAN SPYER
The Islamic State is forcing the US to reevaluate its stance on Syria and will eventually have to negotiate with the despotic leader.
Amnon Sharon endured harrowing torture after falling into Syrian captivity being captured in the Yom Kippur War. Today, his message is: Do not pity yourself, you can get out of any situation.
The Kurds may have kicked Islamic State out of Kobani, but 200,000 refugees remain in dire conditions on the Turkish side of the border.
To date, Israel has treated 166 wounded Syrians at Poriya Hospital near Tiberias, according to the hospital’s spokesperson.
By MAARIV ONLINE
The soldier, who serves in an infantry combat unit, will be charged by an IDF tribunal with passing secret information and harming national security.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
Hezbollah has range of surface to sea missiles; Yakhont can be used as surface to surface missile to hit Tel Aviv, source warns.
According to the Jewish Agency, there are about 20 Jews living in the Syrian capital of Damascus.
By YOSSI MELMAN
ISIS continues to advance as Syria and Iraq continue to disintegrate.
Jerusalem argues it cannot ratify the Chemical Weapons Convention as long as the region is not free of WMDs.
By MICHAL LEVERTOV
Despite the prime minister’s gloomy prognostications, Israel’s strategic and security posture has improved in the last few years.
In Syria and Iraq the only reliable, pro-Western and militarily effective element on the ground are the Kurds.
What citizens of other countries are reading about the Middle East.
By COMPILED BY THE MEDIA LINE
Islamic State announced the explosion in a statement on social media and supporters posted pictures of huge clouds of grey smoke above the sprawling complex in the city.
The military has been hit by a series of recent setbacks.
Death toll of Shi'ite Lebanese group up to 22, while the number of Sunni jihadists killed is estimated to be in the hundreds.
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON
The Palestinians chose trying to destroy Israel over establishing a state.
By ZVI MAZEL
Nusra Front leader Abu Mohamad al-Golani tells Al Jazeera that Syrian President "Assad's fall won't take a long time."
US officials acknowledged ongoing discussions with Turkey about a range of options to step up the fight against Islamic State, but said no decisions had been made.
Iranian-backed Hezbollah has backed Syrian President Bashar Assad in his country's civil war.
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON,REUTERS
"They even sent me a video and we did it exactly the way they do it," rebel tells journalist.
The caretaker of the nearly-extinct northern bald ibises was forced to flee after Islamic State took over Palmyra.
Leader of Lebanese Shi'ite organization calls for countrymen to "end their silence and confront the [infidel] threat" posed by Islamic State, Syrian rebel groups.
According to Syrian state media, terror group has killed 400 people in ancient city.
The Azzam family confirmed on Friday that Yunis Madani Azzam was killed in Palmyra, the ancient city in central Syria that was taken over by ISIS.
The insurgents would be unable to topple the Assad government despite their recent gains in battle, including this week's capture of Palmyra by the Islamic State jihadist group.
Advance into central city of Palmyra is Islamic State's first takeover directly from Syrian military and allied forces.
Jihad Mughniyeh was one of six fighters who died in an alleged Israeli air strike on the Syrian side of the Golan Heights earlier this year.
Senior Hezbollah official: “The biggest loser, however, is Israel, which was betting on ISIS and the Nusra Front to drain Lebanon, the resistance, the people and the Army.”
Syrian sites say the Hezbollah leader is still in a Beirut hospital, under medical supervision and care.
Al-Qaida’s Nusra Front in the Qalamoun region promises to “eradicate” Islamic State “because there is no longer any other option.”
British daily 'Telegraph' reports that Syrian intelligence chief Ali Mamlouk has been placed under arrest.
Members trickle back mostly in opposition-held areas, trying to reestablish credibility and influence.
US president set to host six-nation Gulf Cooperation Council.
The attack "will announce itself when it happens," Hassan Nasrallah said in a televised speech.
Fighters from pro-Assad Lebanese terror group clash with gunmen from opponents of Damascus regime - Nusra Front.
The momentum is definitely going against Assad and in the long run it is hard to see how he can survive, Tel Aviv University expert says.
Israel hospital treating peacekeeping forces injured from apparent stray fire from Syrian civil war.
The United States has said it takes reports of civilian casualties from the US-led strikes seriously and investigates each allegation.
Rebels engage in battle in government-held Latakia, Assad's ancestral home.
In an interview with Reuters, captured ISIS militant recounts his experience in the fundamentalist organization and his longing for martyrdom.
Reports of the dictator’s imminent demise have been much exaggerated.
When asked about Jolie's planned briefing, Syria's UN Ambassador Bashar Ja'afari responded: "She is beautiful."
The Syrian people are looking forward to establish relations with Israel, says Free Syria Movement official.
The Syrian government has repeatedly denied using chemical weapons.
Once thought of as the ‘axis of resistance’ against Israel, Hezbollah's intervention, coupled with ally's brutal siege on Yarmouk, has damaged movement’s popularity among Palestinians from Syria.
By THE MEDIA LINE/HUGO EL-SHAMMAH
Palestine Liberation Organization issues statement rejecting military offensive in war-battered camp largely taken over by Islamic State fighters in recent days.
The Yarmouk refugee camp on the outskirts of Damascus has fallen into the hands of Islamic State.
Organization has not had access to the camp since October 2014.
Two Canadian aircraft are involved in airstrike against an Islamic State garrison near Ar-Raqqah.
Jihadi fighters are refusing medical treatment which has led to more outbreaks.
Kurdish official and The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights both say Kurds have been released.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,REUTERS
A Syrian human rights group said that Islamic State was now in control of 90% of the camp, where 18,000 Palestinians have been living under siege from the Syrian army over the past two years.
By KHALED ABU TOAMEH,REUTERS
ISIS has taken control of 90 percent of the Palestinian refugee camp on the Damascus outskirts where 18,000 civilians have suffered years of bombing, army siege and militia control.
Insurgent group is now only a few kilometers from Assad's seat of power.
Syria says Iran nuclear deal will ease "tensions in the region and the world."
In separate advance, Islamic State seizes vast Palestinian refugee camp on outskirts of Damascus.
Thousands flee as violence continues to rage through Palestinian refugee camp of Yarmouk.
President of embattled country says there are some estimates that Islamic State is attracting 1,000 recruits a month in Syria.
Iranian FM warns against "paper tiger" agreement; Berlin says endgame could bring "calm" to region.
By MICHAEL WILNER
Several northern residents were allegedly transferring information about IDF movements along the Syrian border.
The British-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says at least four of the six crew were taken hostage.
It didn't have to be this way. At the beginning of the Syrian tragedy in 2011 Obama should have been firmer and more aggressive.
The government of President Bashar Assad has used aircraft in its efforts to quell a rebellion launched by a coalition of secular and religious Sunnis seeking to install a new regime in Damascus.
By NOAM AMIR/MAARIV HASHAVUA
Nusra Front is the Sunni Muslim al-Qaida offshoot which is currently fighting the Iranian-backed axis of Bashar Assad and Hezbollah in Syria.
Humanitarian groups still struggling to alleviate plight of civilians caught up in conflict.
Such countries say that the threat from Islamic State has made Assad the lesser of two evils, seeing a need to re-engage with Damascus as a potential ally against the extremists.
Fourteen members, including Syrian ally Russia, voted in favor of the US-drafted resolution. Venezuela abstained because it said the resolution "opens a dangerous path to the use of force."
The most dangerous country in the world for journalists is currently Syria, where 17 journalists died in 2014.
By BARBARA SOFER
Turkey and Saudi Arabia are watching developments in Syria closely.
By CAN KASAPOGLU
Last week, two “projectiles” landed in the Golan Heights.
By BRIAN SCHRAUGER
As the grandson of two Holocaust survivors, it is clear to me that some things are too important for politics to get in the way: the world must face up to Turkey and recognize the Armenian genocide.
By TAL HARRIS
Our tidy modern world’s memory seems oblivious to telltale signs of an early 21st century mimicking the inaugural brutalities of the twentieth.
By FRANCK SALAMEH