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.
In the past two years Netanyahu has met with Putin every few months in order to discuss bilateral and regional issues.
The satellite imagery shows the advanced factory construction began last year and is likely to continue until the end of this year.
Cohen has warned that Iran is filling the vacuum left by ISIS as its hold on territory in Syria and Iraq wanes.
Iran is mulling “U.S. disloyalties along with increasing level (sic) of cooperation with our neighboring countries.”
Netanyahu treated the Trump move on Iran just as he had done the Obama pro-Iran move, by openly criticizing what has been the US President's most significant deal with Russia. To his credit, Netanyahu was unafraid to openly express his major disagreement with both super powers, after whispering it through quiet diplomatic channels had failed.
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.
“Israel will continue to act determinedly and in a variety of ways to defend itself from these threats."
Security personnel who raided the family home found a homemade Carlo Gustav assault rifle and ISIS materials.
"The answer is not to give Iran additional tools to fight ISIS now as this would serve Iran’s ultimate goal of building a Shi'ite corridor from Tehran to the Mediterranean Coast."
"He was responsible for planning numerous terrorist attacks, including the failed plot to bomb the 2016 Israel-Albania soccer match."
Russia's military forces now have a permanent base in Syria.
So far, 7,307 Syrian nationals, half of them children, have arrived in the UK under a government plan to resettle 20,000 by 2020.
The nearest Russian military post is just 8 miles from the disengagement zone of the Israeli and Syrian forces.
The goal is to help the local population in Syria, says IDF Chief of General Staff, Lt.Gen. Gadi Eisenkot.
Until this week, Israel would not admit it was providing humanitarian aid to Syrians along the Israeli border.
Israel will continue to monitor the situation, Netanyahu said, “while strongly upholding our red lines.”
“The errant projectile was a result of Syrian internal fighting.”
“Israel maintains a policy of non-involvement in the Syrian civil war. However, we will not tolerate any breach of Israel’s sovereignty. "
Israel's military continues to insist the mortar was an "errant projectile" and the "result of Syrian internal fighting."
The shell hit an open area in the Golan Heights, according to the statement from the Israel Defense Force.
U.S. National Security Adviser General H.R. McMaster, told journalists at a White House briefing there is “no specific agenda” for the meeting.
“During my speech, shells from the Syrian side landed in our territory, and the IDF has already struck back."
It took less than an hour for Israeli Defense Forces to retaliate against the Syrian military position that fired the mortar.