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After 37 years, body of missing Israeli soldier Zachary Baumel returns home

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, April 14, 2019 at 2:00pm 4/14/2019 at 2:00pm
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Thirty seven years ago, in the summer of 1982, Israel went to war against the PLO in Lebanon in what was known as Operation Peace for Galilee (Milchemet Shlom Hagalil) and later known as the First Lebanon War.

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Trump signs Proclamation recognizing Israeli sovereignty over Golan Heights

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, March 25, 2019 at 1:00pm 3/25/2019 at 1:00pm
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A week ago Trump tweeted that It’s time “to fully recognize Israel’s Sovereignty over the Golan Heights”.

Now it is official.

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Trump: It’s time “to fully recognize Israel’s Sovereignty over the Golan Heights”

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 21, 2019 at 9:00pm 3/21/2019 at 9:00pm

There were news reports recently that during Benjamin Netanyahu’s upcoming trip to D.C., during which he will meet with Trump, the United States would recognize Israel’s sovereignty over the Golan Heights.

The Heights had only been Syrian territory since 1948, after the end of the French Mandate, Syrian independence, and the Arab...

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Senate Passes Bipartisan Anti-BDS Bill

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, February 6, 2019 at 11:00am 2/6/2019 at 11:00am

The Senate passed a bill that denounces the Boycott, Divest, and Sanction (BDS) movement 77-23 on Tuesday. The bill “allows state and local governments to boycott companies that boycott the country of Israel.”

The bill also contains a resolution that opposes President Donald Trump’s vow to withdraw American soldiers from Syria...

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Saudi Arabia and UAE sending troops to help Kurds in Syria

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, December 23, 2018 at 12:00pm 12/23/2018 at 12:00pm
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There have been some intriguing developments related to Syria that are now being reported in the wake of President Trump’s announcement of the withdrawal of U.S. troops.

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U.S. Prepares to Fully Remove Troops From Northeastern Syria

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, December 19, 2018 at 11:00am 12/19/2018 at 11:00am
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The Wall Street Journal has reported that the US military has started preparations to remove all of its forces from northeastern Syria:

U.S. officials began informing partners in northeastern Syria of their plans to begin immediately pulling American forces out of the region where they have been trying to wrap up the...

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Turkey to Launch Military Offensive Against US-Backed Syrian Kurds

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, December 13, 2018 at 4:04pm 12/13/2018 at 4:04pm
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Turkey is preparing a military offensive against the U.S.-backed Syrian Kurds, Turkish state-run media sources say. “We will start our operation in a few days to liberate areas east of the Euphrates River from terrorist organizations,” President Recep Tayyip Erdogan

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US Sanctions Russia-Iran Oil Network Funding Hezbollah, Hamas

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 22, 2018 at 3:00pm 11/22/2018 at 3:00pm

The U.S. Treasury has sanctioned an illicit Iranian-Russian network supplying oil to the Syrian regime. The elaborate oil scheme was used to finance the Islamic terror groups Hamas and Hezbollah, a department press release said Tuesday.

The covert shipment of Iranian oil was run by the aid of the Russian state-owned company Promsyrioimport. The network...

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45 years ago – Yom Kippur War launched against Israel

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, October 6, 2018 at 5:40pm 10/6/2018 at 5:40pm

Today is the 45th Anniversary of the 1973 Yom Kippur War.

We have covered the war in several prior posts, including in an extensive post in 2015, Yom Kippur War – October 6, 1973:

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Leading Syrian chemical weapons and missile scientist assassinated

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, August 6, 2018 at 9:15pm 8/6/2018 at 9:15pm
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Dr. Aziz Asbar (Azbar) was assassinated in Hama, Syria, when his car exploded.

Dr. Asbar was no simple Dr., as The Jerusalem Post reports:

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Trump Tells Putin: ‘We have great opportunities together as two countries’

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, July 16, 2018 at 9:00am 7/16/2018 at 9:00am
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President Donald Trump met privately with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki, Finland, this morning around 6:30 AM ET.

Trump told CBS News that he had “low expectations” going into the meeting.

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Who done it? Huge explosions at Iranian missile depot in Hama, Syria – but no one being blamed

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, May 20, 2018 at 6:00pm 5/20/2018 at 6:00pm
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Israel repeatedly has bombed Iranian missile and weapons depots in Syria, along with other Iranian assets. In most of the cases Syria is quick to blame Israel, and Israel is silent.

When Iranian Revolutionary Guard fighters fired dozens of rockets at Israel recently, Israel wiped out 50 or so Iranian targets and...

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U.S.-Iraqi Operation Capture Five Top ISIS Members

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, May 10, 2018 at 7:00pm 5/10/2018 at 7:00pm
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Two Iraqi officials announced that an operation between U.S. and Iraqi forces led to the capture of five top ISIS members. From The New York Times:

The three-month operation, which tracked a group of senior Islamic State leaders who had been hiding in Syria and Turkey, represents a significant intelligence victory for...

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Israel Strikes Iranian Targets Within Syria After Iran Attacks Golan Heights

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, May 10, 2018 at 9:00am 5/10/2018 at 9:00am
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Explosions at Iranian missile depots in Syria measure 2.6 on Richter Scale

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, April 30, 2018 at 9:00am 4/30/2018 at 9:00am

Overnight there were massive explosions at multiple military bases in Syria, including bases believed to be run by Iran.

One of the explosions, which was a combination of enormous secondary explosions, was so large it registered as a low-level earthquake on seismic instruments in neighboring countries.

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Samantha Power Regrets Obama Admin Seeking Congressional Approval After Syrian “Red Line”

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, April 28, 2018 at 4:00pm 4/28/2018 at 4:00pm
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When Obama drew his red line on the Syrian government’s use of chemical weapons against Syrian civilians, few of us believed it.  As it turned out Assad didn’t believe it, either, and dealt a serious blow to the Obama administration and to Obama’s legacy.

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Pentagon: U.S. ‘Successfully Hit Every Target’ in Syria

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, April 14, 2018 at 12:00pm 4/14/2018 at 12:00pm
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Last night, President Donald Trump announced that he ordered America’s armed forces to target places in Syria associated with chemical weapons. A chemical weapon attack on Douma last weekend killed 70 people and injured at least 500 others.

Minutes later, videos emerged of bombings in Syria.

The Pentagon stated this morning that the...

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