Russia to join Syrian air patrols

The aerial security measures will reportedly be held conducted in the skies over Syria’s borders – including the Israeli northern frontier. By Erin Viner This, according to Russia's Defense Ministry…

Iran, Russia, China begin joint naval drill

The "2022 Marine Security Belt" exercise will take place in the northern Indian Ocean, announced an Iranian armed forces official. By Jonathan Hessen and Erin Viner Speaking to the semi-official…

Erdoğan: EU ignoring Turkish overtures

The European Union has failed to reciprocate for his nation’s effort to improve relations, Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan told ambassadors from the bloc. By Erin Viner Ties between the…

UN concerned over chemical weapons in Syria

Damascus’ declaration of its chemical weapons program “cannot be considered accurate due to gaps, inconsistencies and discrepancies,” the United Nations High Representative for Disarmament Affairs told the Security Council. By Jonathan Hessen and Erin Viner…

Civil War flares in Syria

Eyewitnesses report the bombing of several towns by Russian jets in the last rebel-held bastion of Idlib. By Erin Viner War planes identified by aerial tracking centers as Russian Sukhoi…

Israel reportedly hit Syria chemical arms sites

Israel twice struck chemical weapons facilities in Syria over the past 2 years in a mission to prevent the neighboring Arab Republic from renewing chemical weapons production, the Washington Post…

Syria blames Latakia port fires on Israel

Israel carried out an overnight air strike on the Syrian port of Latakia on Tuesday that sparked major blazes at a container storage area, Syrian state media reported citing a…

Israel reveals Iran tried to down IAF jet

Iranian air defenses reportedly tried to shoot down an Israeli fighter jet in Syrian airspace, in what would mark the first direct military confrontation between the two enemy states.  …

Iran proxies in Syria threaten Israel

Iran-backed forces in Syria have vowed a forceful response to Israel’s alleged strike in Syria's Homs Province. By Erin Viner and Jonathan Hessen In the second such strike within a…