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How a secret Russian airlift helps Syria's Assad

Mon, 04/09/2018 - 12:46

Planes pass through a long trail of shadowy hands before being put to use by Iran and Assad in Syria.

Trump to make decision by the end of the day after Syrian chemical attack

Mon, 04/09/2018 - 12:37

UN war crimes investigators had previously documented 33 chemical attacks in Syria, attributing 27 to the Assad government, which has repeatedly denied using the weapons.

U.S. pushes U.N. action on Syria gas attacks after Trump threat

Mon, 04/09/2018 - 12:07

The Syrian government and its key ally Russia have denied involvement in the attack on Douma.

Iran warns: Donald Trump will regret pulling out of nuclear deal

Mon, 04/09/2018 - 04:18

"Our response will be stronger than what they imagine and they would see that within a week," threatens Rouhani. Iran's nuclear chief says 20% uranium enrichment can resume in days.

Syrian media: Major air base struck by missile attack overnight

Mon, 04/09/2018 - 00:07

An Israeli spokeswoman declined to comment on the attack.

Chief Rabbi calls for action against Syrian ‘genocide’

Sun, 04/08/2018 - 11:06

His comments came after a chemical attack in the rebel-held city of Douma was apparently carried out by the Syrian regime, leaving dozens of people dead.

Pope Francis condemns Syria chemical weapons attack

Sun, 04/08/2018 - 10:10

"There is no such thing as a good war and a bad war. Nothing, but nothing, can justify the use of such instruments of extermination on defenseless people and populations."

As Trump blasts Syria chemical attack, official hints at military response

Sun, 04/08/2018 - 09:26

"I wouldn't take anything off the table," White House Homeland Security and Counterterrorism Adviser Thomas Bossert said in an interview on ABC's This Week.

Egyptian gets on his bike for World Cup road trip

Sun, 04/08/2018 - 08:44

Nufal plans to get there via Jordan, Bulgaria, Romania, Moldova and Ukraine.

Defense minister: Israel will likely have to go it alone on Syria

Sun, 04/08/2018 - 08:37

Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman also slammed the global community's willful ignorance of events in Syria while they criticize Israel's actions on the Gaza border.

Israeli officials: U.S. must strike in Syria

Sun, 04/08/2018 - 07:45

“Assad is the angel of death, and the world would be better without him."

Former IDF Intel Chief urges grounding of Assad's helicopter fleet

Sun, 04/08/2018 - 04:55

“Even without poison gas, these vehicles are used to launch inaccurate explosives that inflict terror and death on Syrian civilians,” said Amos Yadlin.

Assad regime denies use of chemical weapons in Douma attack that killed 35

Sun, 04/08/2018 - 01:02

The US State Department called the massacre "horrifying."

Gas attack reported on Syrian rebel enclave, Damascus denies

Sat, 04/07/2018 - 19:58

On Saturday evening, the US State Department said it was monitoring the situation and that Russia should be blamed if chemicals were used.

What should the US role be in an Iran-Israel war?

Sat, 04/07/2018 - 14:17

Israel must weigh carefully any request for direct US military assistance, which should be viewed as an option of last resort.

Iranian routers targeted in cyberattack

Sat, 04/07/2018 - 13:06

Hackers left a U.S. flag and the message: "Don't mess with our elections."

Senior Iranian cleric: Hezbollah will destroy Haifa and Tel Aviv

Sat, 04/07/2018 - 09:42

Khatami also suggested that Israel will be destroyed within the next 25 years, or "even before" then.

Afghan air strike kills Islamic State commander

Sat, 04/07/2018 - 04:26

The militant group first appeared in Afghanistan three years ago.

Voices from the Arab press: Chaos in the White House and Iran

Sat, 04/07/2018 - 00:16

The most important stories - as seen through the eyes of the Arab press.