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A map showing locations of Hezbollah and proxy positions in southern Syria. Credit: Alma Research and Education Center.

Reports name previously unknown senior Quds Force officer ejected by Assad

Recent reports have named a previously unknown senior officer working in Syria on behalf of the Iranian Quds Force, Israel’s Kan news reported on Thursday. The report, citing an Arabic report by the United States-based Alhura Arabic-language media report,...
Russian Ambassador to Syria Alexander Yefimov, Source: Twitter/Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Russian ambassador to Syria: Israeli airstrikes undermine stability

Russian Ambassador to Syria Alexander Yefimov on Thursday harshly criticized the recent string of alleged Israeli airstrikes in Syria, saying that they undermine joint Kremlin-Damascus efforts to stabilize the country, and even pose a threat to...
Mortar shells from a newly discovered pre-1967 Syrian bunker in the Golan Heights, Nov. 2, 2021. Photo: Mine Action Authority/Israeli Defense Ministry.

Ammunition-packed pre-1967 Syrian army bunker unearthed in Golan Heights

A Syrian military bunker full of ammunition was uncovered in the Golan Heights on Tuesday by the Israeli Defense Ministry’s Mine Action Authority (MAA). The bunker was abandoned after Israel captured the region from Syria...
Syrian security forces inspect the site of the explosion on a bus in central Damascus, Oct. 20, 2021. Source: Twitter/Sky News.

At least 14 Iranian officers killed in double Damascus bus blast

At least 14 people were killed and several others were wounded in central Damascus on Wednesday morning in an explosion on a Syrian military bus, Syrian state TV reported. According to additional reports from Syrian...
Midhat al-Saleh. Credit: SANA.

Syria accuses Israel of killing government official near Golan border

Syria on Sunday accused Israel of killing a high-ranking government official outside his home near the Israel-Syria border. Midhat al-Saleh, 54, was the head of the Syrian government’s Golan Affairs Office and a former lawmaker....
Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett attends the Golan Heights Conference on Economics and Regional Development on Oct. 11, 2021. Photo by Olivier Fitoussi/Flash90.

Bennett: Israel to approve ‘national plan’ for Golan Heights

Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett said on Monday that Israel would approve a “national plan” for the Golan Heights in six weeks’ time, calling the development of the area a “strategic goal” for the...
Israeli Foreign Minister Yair Lapid with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov in Moscow, Sept. 9, 2021. Source: Yair Lapid/Twitter.

Lapid in Moscow: Israel reserves right to act against Iran to prevent nukes

Israeli Foreign Minister Yair Lapid said during a state visit to Moscow on Thursday that the Jewish state reserves the right to act to stop Iran’s nuclear program. After meeting with his counterpart, Russian Foreign...
Iranian C-14 class missile boat. Credit: Wikimedia Commons.

Report: IDF intensifies attack options against Iranian missile, nuclear program

Israel Defense Forces Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. Aviv Kochavi said on Wednesday that Iran’s nuclear progress has led the military to hasten its operational preparations for preparing an attack option against Tehran’s nuclear...
The aftermath of alleged Israeli airstrikes near Damascus on Feb. 15, 2021. Source: Majd Fahd/Twitter.

Four Hezbollah members reportedly killed in alleged Israeli Syria strike

Israel launched missile strikes against targets in northern Syria early on Friday, according to Reuters. The report cited a Syrian military source as saying that the strikes originated from the direction of Beirut, and triggered Syria’s...
An old Israeli tank with a flag overlooking the Syrian town of Quneitra in the Golan Heights on Feb. 11, 2018. Photo by Hadas Parush/Flash90.

Report: After Syria strike, IDF again warns Syrian military to cease cooperation with Hezbollah

Syrian opposition sources reported on Wednesday that following an alleged Israeli strike on a military post near the border on Tuesday, the Israeli military dropped leaflets warning the Syrian military to cease cooperating with...