Western officials fear retaliation for airstrikes in Syria attributed to Israel
The weekend airstrikes near the Syrian capital reportedly carried out by Israel have heightened concerns about terrorist attacks on Israeli tourists and other civilian targets in the coming weeks, U.S. officials and experts say, as Damascus and its ...
President Assad says Syria able to face Israel
Turkish PM calls Israel's Syria strikes 'unacceptable'
Israel Tries to Cool Tension With Syria After Missile Attacks
Israel tries to lower tensions with Syria after reports of airstrikes
The casual dismissal of the stray fire was an example of the pains that Israeli military commanders and government officials were taking to try to lower tensions with their northern neighbor after reports of two Israeli air attacks this weekend on ...
Israel Targets Syrian Military Complex Outside Damascus
Israel reportedly launched airstrikes against Syrian military targets believed to be connected to Hezbollah. Jeffrey Brown reports on various responses to Israel's actions, as well as the continuing conversation within the international community about ...
First Thoughts: Will Israel's strikes in Syria spur US involvement?
Israel's reported attack on Syria adds another layer of complexity to the Obama administration's decision on how to handle the crisis, NBC's Andrea Mitchell reports. *** Red lines (don't, don't do it): On Sunday, the New York Times reported that ...
Christian Science Monitor
China rebukes Israel ahead of Netanyahu visit
Beijing (CNN) -- The Chinese government had stern words for Israel at the start of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's five-day visit to the country. "We oppose the use of weapons. We believe the sovereignty of any country should be respected," said ...
PM touts Israel's strength at Chinese Jewish quarter
Group Says Netanyahu Has Put Hold on Settlements
Israel's Netanyahu visits China but avoids Palestinian leader Abbas
Stephen Hawking joins academic boycott of Israel
Hawking is in very poor health, but last week he wrote a brief letter to the Israeli president to say he had changed his mind. He has not announced his decision publicly, but a statement published by the British Committee for the Universities of ...
Stephen Hawking boycotts Israeli academic conference, Guardian reports
President Bashar Assad says Syria is capable of facing Israel after airstrikes ...
Israel's airstrikes on Friday and Sunday put Syria and Iran in a difficult position because if they retaliated, they would run the risk of drawing Israel's powerful army into the war. At the same time, inaction further weakens Assad's already shaky ...
Israel's sights set on Hezbollah – not Assad
Israeli analysts expect more air strikes on Syria to stop what the country calls "game-changing" Iranian-supplied weapons from being transferred by Syria to Hezbollah. NBC's Martin Fletcher reports. By Martin Fletcher, Correspondent, NBC News ...
Syria accuses Israel of declaring war after further air strikes
The Syrian government said that Israeli air strikes against military targets around Damascus amounted to a "declaration of war" and threatened retaliation, in the latest sign that the fighting is spilling across the Syrian border and risks sparking a ...
New Yorker (blog)
Israel's Red Line in Syria
New Yorker (blog)
President Barack Obama has his red line for intervening in the Syrian civil war. And, as events over the weekend showed, Israel has its own—and it's Hezbollah. On Friday and Sunday, Israeli jets reportedly struck targets around Damascus, the Syrian ...