IDF attacks Syrian army position in response to cross-border fire
The IDF said the mortar was most likely accidental fallout from the Syrian civil war.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN
Islamists inform UN that Golan peacekeepers were seized 'for their protection'
After trying to establish the whereabouts of 44 peacekeepers captured by Islamist rebels in battle with the Syrian Army, UN informed they are safe.
IDF declares Syrian border area a closed military zone as fighting nears Israeli Golan
Assad's forces have been under siege in border area for months, facing rebels which include radical jihadi groups.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN,NOAM AMIR
US Senate votes to arm Syrian rebels
Islamic State releases video purporting to show British journalist John Cantlie
By MICHAEL WILNER
Which group poses a bigger threat to US and Europe than ISIS?
'New York Times' quotes American officials as saying focus on Islamic State threat has allowed group led by former close associate of Osama bin Laden to go under the radar.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Obama seeks $500 million from Congress to train 'moderate' Syrian rebels to fight ISIS
US President makes request to Congress for funds in bid to stabilize opposition held territory and counter growing assault by ISIS in Syria and neighboring Iraq.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Syrian al-Qaida reach foothills of Golan Heights
Last year, rebels last briefly took the Quneitra border crossing with Israel and now control many rural villages in the area.
WATCH: Al-Qaida branch, other Islamist groups take Syrian army post near Golan
"It is indeed the first time that Islamist groups took over an outpost of such importance and at this proximity to the Israeli border."
By Ariel Ben Solomon
Syrian army seizes ancient Christian town near Lebanon border
Fighting damages town revered for Christian sites; Assad gaining confidence, says conflict at a 'turning point' in his favor.
Mismanaging a vital relationship
Mister prime minister, it is time to take the “special relationship” into account in all of your actions, not just in talk.
By CHUCK FREILICH