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U.S. marines take part in the dedication ceremony of the new U.S. embassy in Jerusalem, May 14, 2018. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun

Israel sees Syrian army growing beyond pre-civil war size

MEROM GOLAN, Golan Heights (Reuters) – Israel’s defense minister said on Tuesday that Syria was building up its ground forces (More…)

Israel says it killed seven insurgents on Syria frontier, talks up Assad

By Dan Williams

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israel said on Thursday it saw potentially stabilizing benefits to President Bashar al-Assad winning (More…)

Israel shoots down Syrian warplane as Golan frontier heats up

By Dan Williams and Lisa Barrington

JERUSALEM/BEIRUT (Reuters) – Israel said it shot down a Syrian warplane that crossed into (More…)

Israel warns Syrians away from frontier as Assad closes in

GOLAN HEIGHTS/BEIRUT (Reuters) – Dozens of Syrians approached the Israeli frontier on the Golan Heights on Tuesday in an apparent (More…)

Gaza ceasefire largely holding after day-long flareup

By Nidal al-Mughrabi

GAZA (Reuters) – A ceasefire largely held on Sunday along a tense Gaza-Israel border on Sunday following (More…)

Death toll in Pakistan election rally bombing rises to 149

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) – The death toll from a suicide attack on an election rally in Pakistan’s southwestern Baluchistan province on (More…)

Netanyahu to Putin: remove Iran from Syria, Assad safe from Israel

By Dan Williams

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told Russia on Wednesday that Israel does not intend (More…)

Israel shoots down Syria drone; Netanyahu to meet Putin

By Dan Williams

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israel shot down a drone that flew in from Syria on Wednesday, the Israeli (More…)

Israel plans to land unmanned spacecraft on moon in February

By Ari Rabinovitch

YEHUD, Israel (Reuters) – An Israeli non-profit group plans to land an unmanned spacecraft on the moon (More…)

Assad, aided by Russia, poised to snuff out ‘cradle’ of revolt

By Tom Perry and Suleiman Al-Khalidi

BEIRUT/AMMAN (Reuters) – President Bashar al-Assad is poised to snuff out the Syrian rebellion (More…)