Syrian civil war

For Israel’s Northern Border, It’s Danger In Numbers

Both Al Nusra and ISIL loom as Syrian civil war rages; will either open a front against Israel?

05/11/2016 - 12:40
Contributing Editor

Osama bin Laden’s son has said that the Syrian civil war is paving the way for “liberating Palestine.” The voice recording by Hamza bin Laden, just posted online, is disturbing but, sadly, not surprising.

Nathan Jeffay.

What Syria’s Refugees Think About Israel Might Surprise You

For many Syrians, identity is defined by sectarian affiliation — they're more concerned with divides among Alawites, Sunnis, Shiites and Kurds than between Arab and Jew.

10/08/2015 - 20:00

Berlin — Israel’s government is in cahoots with Syrian President Bashar Assad. America wants to keep the Syrian civil war going for as long as possible. Russia is outmaneuvering the United States on the global stage.

Germany is struggling to process and accommodate the 10,000 refugees streaming into the country every day. JTA

Historic Damascus Synagogue Destroyed

05/27/2014 - 20:00

A historic synagogue on the outskirts of Damascus was destroyed amid fighting in Syria’s civil war.

Israeli Soldiers Retaliate After Unit Comes Under Fire From Syria

12/01/2013 - 19:00

JERUSALEM — Israeli soldiers patrolling in the southern Golan Heights came under fire from Syria.

As Israelis Mob Gas Mask Distribution Centers, Army Urges Calm

08/28/2013 - 20:00

Daniela Hayoum arrived at a Tel Aviv post office at 7 a.m. and took a number.

The line of people waiting for gas masks was long and Hayoum stepped away to run errands. She returned in the afternoon to find hundreds of Israelis crowding under a hot sun on the building’s wide steps, some holding umbrellas and others food.

Israel Beefs Up Golan Forces As Syrian Rebels Gather On Border

03/10/2013 - 20:00

 Israel's military increased its forces on the northern border with Syria following advances by Syrian rebels in the Golan Heights region.

The rebels reportedly began entering the demilitarized zone between Syria and Israel on Saturday and threatened to retake the Golan. Most of Syrian President Bashar Assad's troops have left the area, Ynet reported.

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