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Syrian Foreign Minister Walid al-Moalem attends a meeting with his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov

Syria's Foreign Minister Walid al-Moalem dies at age 79

Walid al-Moalem held a succession of top diplomatic posts, including envoy to the United States and was involved in unsuccessful negotiations with Israel in the 1990s on a peace settlement.


US to impose sanctions aimed at blocking Syria military victory

US Ambassador to the UN Kelly Craft told the Security Council on Tuesday that Washington would implement the measures to "prevent the Assad regime from securing a military victory."

Max Blumenthal

Max Blumenthal, anti-Israel activist, tours Syrian regime’s Damascus

Blumenthal has mocked Syrians in the past for preparing plastic bags to protect against Syrian regime chemical weapons attacks.

Israel's Ambassador to the United Nations Danny Danon speaks during the United Nations Security Coun

Danon to UNSC: Take action against Iran's attempted attack on Israel

Not for the first time, says Danon, "major Iranian attack intended to escalate" region's security, and Syria knowingly allows this.

A Syrian tank from the 1973 war on the Golan Heights.

Egypt's Mubarak: Golan could have been Syria's if it recognized Israel

Former Egyptian strongman said Benjamin Netanyahu was willing to give up all of the Golan Heights in 1998.

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.

Russian Air Force Ilyushin Il-20M

Russia: We have proof Israel is lying about downing of recon plane

Moscow has placed the blame of the downing of the Russian reconnaissance plane last week on Israel, accusing it of using the IL-20 as cover to carry out the strikes on targets in Syria.

ISRAEL AIR FORCE Commander Maj.-Gen. Amikam Norkin (second right) meets with senior Russian official

Netanyahu to Nasrallah: Want a fight? You’ll get ‘unimaginable’ response

Jerusalem trades barbs with Hezbollah as IAF head tries to convince Moscow that Israel can’t be blamed for loss of plane.

A Syrian soldier is seen standing in the Nasib border crossing with Jordan in Deraa, Syria July 7, 2

All killers are my enemies

If we asked a group of Syrians today about successive Israeli attacks inside Syrian territory, they would likely say that they have merged with the arsenal of other aerial bombardments over Syria.

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