israel and syria

Pas de trêve pour Bibi
Second time at polls: Same same but different on the security front

Immediate and farther neighbors are on a low simmer as violence spreads. All might lead the region to blow at any moment.

Syrian air defence batteries responding to what the Syrian state media said were Israeli missiles
At least 15 killed during alleged Israeli airstrikes in Syria – report

Explosions were heard in Damascus on Sunday night. According to local reports, the target is the al-Mezzeh airbase, which has been hit by several alleged Israeli airstrikes in the past.

Book review: Shadow Strike

Yaakov Katz’s new book tells the fascinating story behind Israel’s covert operation against Syria’s nuclear reactor.

By ARI HAROW
13/06/2019
Syrian air defence batteries responding to what the Syrian state media said were Israeli missiles
IDF strikes targets in Syria in response to rocket fire

Syria says airstrikes in Quneitra and Damascus killed three soldiers, caused material damage.

Book excerpt: Israel's mission to destroy Syria's nuclear reactor

Olmert told Cheney that if America decided to go ahead with the bombing, the administration would consider whether it would publicly take responsibility and if Israel acted, the US would remain quiet

08/05/2019
An image grab from a videopurportedly shows Syrian air defense systems intercepting Israeli missiles
The end of the ambiguity policy: Israel’s new strategy in Syria

The Israeli decision to end its ambiguity policy sends a clear message: Israel will not compromise on its security, despite the compromises with Hamas, which were deemed required.

By SARIT ZEHAVI , IBRAHIM ABU AHMAD
25/01/2019
U.S. President Donald Trump (R) embraces Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu
Trump: Israel can defend itself with the billions the US gave it

“I spoke with Bibi,” Trump continued. “I told Bibi, ‘you know we give Israel 4.5 billion dollars a year. And they are doing very well at defending themselves.”

Action in Syria

As the IDF demonstrated this week, it will not hesitate to take action against Iran in Syria or elsewhere if Israel’s security is threatened.

Putin (L), Netanyahu (C) and Trump (R)
Israeli-Russian ties strain after U.S. exits from Syria

After airing out their disagreements at the U.N., Jerusalem and Moscow have signaled a willingness to move beyond crisis over beyond downed Russian plane.

By TERRANCE J. MINTNER & TARA KAVALER/THE MEDIA LINE
22/12/2018
Syria to U.N.: Israel assisted terrorists, we'll liberate Golan Heights

"Any force in Syria without authorization is an occupying force."

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