In 2016 Russia and Iran signed Memoranda of understanding on dozens of industrial projects, to the tune of an estimated $40 billion. Most of those projects are still in drawers, but there's enough potential wealth in those drawers to make Russia and Iran inseparable.
"The zones are necessary from the point of view of ending warfare, but at the same time it is impermissible to see the de-escalation zones turning into zones of influence of foreign states."
Israel has provided drone strikes and shelling with high-precision missiles on ISIS targets during defensive and offensive rebel operations.
"There are long-range surface-to-air missiles like the SA5, which, although they are outdated and stationary launch pads, can intercept planes deep inside Israel."
The downing of the plane came as Syrian government forces, backed by Russian air support and Iranian infantry, have intensified their offensive in Idlib, one of the last rebel-held bastions in Syria.
"We can't ignore the fact that Hezbollah, the Shiite militias and Iran perceive themselves on the winning side in Syria, together with Bashar Assad, and share his desire to return to the Golan Heights."
Russia is ready to deal a new blow to terrorists if they again try to break peace in Syria, Putin said.
Syrian regime forces claimed to have intercepted three of the six missiles fired at the positions, according to Syrian state television.
In the years since the Syrian civil war began, in 2011, area sick and pregnant women were admitted in a field hospital set up by the IDF for the Israel-aligned rebels and their families on the Israeli border.
Baghdadi "insisted on taking a yellow cab in order not to leave doubts that his was a civilian vehicle.”
On Tuesday, the US Treasury announced the expansion of sanctions on Iran's Revolutionary Guards, which were originally imposed on October 13 because the Iranian group was "supporting terrorism."
The Syrian Democratic Forces coalition on October 20 officially announced at a news conference that the city had been liberated from ISIS.
The attack was a response to anti-aircraft fire aimed at IAF planes on a routine photographic mission flight over Lebanon.
He called Bennett's idea of severing all contacts with the PA and canceling all agreements reached with it an "election slogan."
The rebel force is shown shooting several rocket volleys at a Salafi jihadist group active in the Yarmouk Basin in southern Syria.
"Mahmoud Abbas will be 92 a decade from now. Israel will not intervene in his replacement, but we will certainly expect changes."
Needless to say, the Syrian military's official announcement did not mention the nature of the target - a chemical weapons plant.
Netanyahu: Iran is building sites to produce precision-guided missiles in both Syria and in Lebanon.
Assad had a special message for his neighbor to the north Erdogan, who, he said, "is playing the role of political beggar after his support for terrorists was exposed."
A different version of the events was offered by the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, says the deaths were the result of airstrikes carried out by warplanes that may have been Israeli.
Prime Minister Hariri, who is a power sharing partner with Hezbollah under Lebanese law, remained silent (not to mention embarrassed), but Nasrallah didn't hold back.
Until this week, Israel would not admit it was providing humanitarian aid to Syrians along the Israeli border.
The Al-Mayaden website reported that "the Israeli attack resulted in two martyrs and three wounded troops of the Golan regiments," and on Sunday Israeli shells also landed on the Syrian side of the Golan.
The IDF retaliated after 10 Syrian projectiles hit Israel.
Netanyahu was speaking, of all places, at Ziv Medical Center in Tzfat, to which many a wounded Syrian rebel had been rushed over the past six years.
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