Assad Insists Victory Is Around the Corner

Is President Assad delusional? Probably – you can't be reduced to the post of Mayor of Damascus and still call yourself President of Syria without a hefty doze of delusional thinking.

Iran Deploys S-300 Long Range Missiles at Fordow Nuclear Site

Ayatollah Ali Khamenei warned "the enemy should understand that if it strikes, it will definitely be stricken by a yet stronger blow, with active defense turning to active assault as well.”

In Netanyahu Meeting with Putin Tuesday Syria on the Table, But Not Iran

The Russians are supplying Iran with advanced S-300 long range surface-to-air missile systems, and are in the process of selling the Iranians many more weapons.

Russia Announces Closure of Kerch Strait, Blocks 2 Ukrainian Ports

“At least 5 FSB boats carried out coordinated provocative maneuvers against our 3 MBAKs."

Russia Shuts Border Gates to Turkish Trucks

Russia is creating obstacles for Turkish exporters and is blocking Turkish trucks at its borders.

Netanyahu: Israel Welcomes Syria Ceasefire, Warns Iran Not to Move In

Israel will continue to monitor the situation, Netanyahu said, “while strongly upholding our red lines.”

Report: 80.59 Carat ‘Star of Viluysk’ Sold During Israel’s International Diamond Week

Recently, Russian mining giant Alrosa and the Israel Diamond Exchange signed a Memorandum of Understanding aimed at increasing cooperation between the two organizations.

Israel to Host Trilateral Security Meeting with US, Russia in June

"A meeting like this has never taken place before in Israel. Never."

One Assassinated in Drone Strike Near Quneitra (Syrian Side)

Defense Minister Liberman warned the next Syria fired its missiles at Israel, the IAF would wipe out its air defense system.

‘Peace Only Possible When All Parties Believe They’re Losing’

“I think peace is only possible, when none of the parties to the conflict think they can win. "

Turkey Shells Kurds in Syrian Border Village After Recapture

Turkey is attacking Kurdish groups in Syria who are not considered terrorists by the US or EU.

Former Saudi Intelligence Chief: Iran, Not Trump Causing Trouble in Region

The prince said that it is Russia's responsibility to "highlight the atrocious acts that the Iranian government perpetrates against its own people."

Russian Armada Enters Mediterranean En Route to Syria

Russia’s Defense Minister noted that the fact that "certain countries" refused to let his ships dock in their ports did not hinder the mission.

Obama Stands to Win in Syria and Iran without Firing a Single Shot

President Assad may have miscalculated the effect of the term "chemical warfare" on the collective consciousness of his Iranian allies.

UN Security Council Votes Unanimously to Increase Sanctions on North Korea

“By definition, this is a compromise in order to get everyone on board,” French UN Ambassador François Delattre told reporters.

US Leads Boycott Against UN Attempt to Create Binding Nuclear Ban

"We cannot... protect our people by allowing bad actors to have them and those of us who are good not to have them.”

Russia’s President Honored Memory of His Jewish H.S. Teacher

"The embassy helped organize the burial ceremony and commissioned its representative to it."

Russian PM Medvedev to Visit Jerusalem, Ramallah for Talks

Russia's prime minister plans local talks with Israeli and Palestinian Authority leaders.

TASS: Putin Reassures Naama Issachar’s Mother Everything Will Be Fine

You'll note there's no note of astonishment in the TASS report over the disproportionately harsh sentence.

Putin Ally Accused Of Pushing Jews-Killed-Jesus Theme

What do expect from a man who also wants a law that prohibits “promoting” homosexuality and grants citizenship embryos?

Jews Struggling to Survive as Fighting Intensifies in Eastern Ukraine

Thousands of Jewish refugees are fleeing the horrors of war-torn eastern Ukraine, searching for a safe place as fighting intensifies.

SWIFT Refuses to Suspend Israel, Russia

SWIFT has announced it will not buckle to BDS pressure to suspend Israel from its international transaction system.

Battle Ends Between ISIS-linked Fighters and Lebanese Army in Tripoli

In Lebanon, silence after two days of heavy fighting between ISIS-linked gunmen and the army.

Homeland Security: Russian Hackers Invaded US Electric Grid

HLS officials told industry officials that some US companies still don't not know they were compromised, since the hackers were using legitimate credentials of real employees to invade the utilities' networks.

UN Report to Confirm Chemical Use, But Won’t Point Finger at Assad

Western officials are saying the UN team has collected a "wealth" of evidence confirming that nerve agents were used in the attack.

Trump in 2nd Debate: Aleppo Has Already Fallen

Neither Republican nor Democratic candidate offered realistic solutions for the escalation of the Syrian civil war, just north of Israel's border.

Is Putin a Friend to the Jews Who Deserves Support?

On the one hand, Putin has been a friend to Chabad and to Israel. On the other hand, Putin is a brutal dictator.

Russian Army: Israeli Strike near Damascus Almost Downed Airbus-320 with 172 Passengers

The plane was diverted to the Russian airbase in Khmeimim, south-east of the city of Latakia, some 250 miles from Damascus by road.

Iran lets Russian Bombers Use Its Air Base for Strikes Against ISIS

The bombers destroyed five large armament depots, three command posts and militants’ training camps used by terrorists for operations in Aleppo.

Iran Issues New Demands on the Nuclear Deal (It Ain’t Over Till It’s Over…)

Iran is demanding new concessions on the nuclear deal that everyone thought was all sealed up. Surprise!

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