Russia, Caught Between Iran and Israel"s War in Syria, Looks for Allies on Both Sides

Iran and Israel both want Russia's support, but how long can Moscow remain in the middle?.....»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJul 12th, 2018

Trump Does 180 Shift On Syria: Regime Change Back On The Table

Will the war in Syria never end? Will the international proxy war and stand-off between Russia, the United States, Iran, and Israel simply continue to drift on.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeSep 6th, 2018

After Military Push in Syria, Russia Plays Both Sides in Libya

Russia has staked a foothold in Libya’s future by cultivating allies on both sides of the country’s conflict, through business ties with the U.N.-backed government and public backing for its chief opponent, Khalifa Haftar......»»

Category: topSource: wsjJun 7th, 2018

Iran Will Stay in Syria Until the Country Is Free, Politician Says as Russia and Israel Hatch Border Plan

The statement was made as a Russian delegation traveled to Israel to discuss the future of Damascus......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJun 6th, 2018

Iran Will Stay in Syria Until the Country Is Free, Politician Says As Russia and Israel Hatch Border Plan

The statement was made as a Russian delegation traveled to Israel to discuss the future of Damascus......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJun 6th, 2018

Iran Says Fighters Won"t Leave Syria Despite Russia"s Deal With Israel

Iran plans to stay in Syria indefinitely regardless of mounting international pressure to leave......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJun 4th, 2018

Rising Tensions in Syria"s Southwest Complicate Moscow"s Ties with Tehran

The Syrian regime is threatening to move against an antigovernment stronghold in the country’s southwest, raising pressure on Russia to keep Iran and its proxies out of a fight that could inflame tensions with Syria’s neighbor, Israel......»»

Category: topSource: wsjMay 29th, 2018

Russia May Move Iran"s Militants From Israel"s Border in Unprecedented Deal on Syria, Reports Claim

Israel will also meet with U.S. national security adviser John Bolton on Tuesday to hammer out an agreement on Iran......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekMay 29th, 2018

Russia appears to have turned its back on Iran"s forces in Syria — and now Israel looks in charge

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Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 14th, 2018

China Looks for New Ways to Help Russia in Syria as U.S. Backs Israel Against Iran

China's envoy to Syria says he sees "huge space" to expand support for Russia and its role in Syria's seven-year civil war......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekMay 14th, 2018

Russia Has Won in Syria, Will It Challenge U.S. In Lebanon Next?

In order for Russia to extend its influence in Syria to Lebanon, it will have to mediate a greater conflict between Iran and Israel......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekMay 6th, 2018

Russia, Iran Denounce Airstrikes on Close Ally Syria

The Syrian government’s allies strongly condemned the overnight airstrikes on Assad regime targets, with Iran’s supreme leader branding as “criminals” President Donald Trump, U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May and French President Emmanuel Macron......»»

Category: topSource: wsjApr 14th, 2018

US, allies attack Syria; Iran warns of regional consequences: Top updates

Reacting to the US-led strikes, Russia's foreign ministry said that the Syrian capital was attacked at the very moment when the country had a chance for a peaceful future.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardApr 14th, 2018

Israel Caught in U.S.-Russia Rift Over Syria

A significant U.S. attack on Syria could shake Israel’s balancing act between superpowers and undo Benjamin Netanyahu’s understandings with the Kremlin about activities in his country’s backyard......»»

Category: topSource: wsjApr 11th, 2018

World War 3 Coming? Israel On Brink Of War With Hamas, Hezbollah, Syria, & Iran All At The Same Time

Authored by Michael Snyder via The Economic Collaps.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMar 15th, 2019

Russia, Turkey, Iran Hail US Pullout Of Syria At Sochi, But US War Drums Beat At Warsaw

President Vladimir Putin reasserted the Russian position that northern Syria must return to Damascus' control during the opening day of the Sochi summit bet.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeFeb 14th, 2019

Hawks Are Trying To Convince Trump To Keep This Tiny Piece Of Syrian Soil Indefinitely

As the Pentagon appears to be moving forward on President Trump's ordered troop draw down from Syria, administration hawks as well as foreign allies like Israel have one fin.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJan 26th, 2019

Russia Slams Israel For "Gross Violation Of Sovereignty" During Latest Syria Air Strike

Following reports that Israel is plotting a full-scale offensive in Syria (after years of carrying out airstrikes on Iranian or Iranian-affi.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeDec 26th, 2018

Treasury sanctions Russia-Iran oil network for supporting Syria"s Assad

The U.S. Treasury on Tuesday announced sanctions on a network involving the Iranian regime and Russian companies that provide oil to the Syrian government. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said in a statement that the scheme bolsters t.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 20th, 2018

Iran Ally Hezbollah Pays Syrian Rebels to Switch Sides

Iran’s ally Hezbollah is paying former U.S.-backed rebels to join its force in southern Syria, deepening its presence near Israel’s border after appearing to withdraw to avoid Israeli airstrikes......»»

Category: topSource: wsjNov 2nd, 2018

As Israel Targets Iran in Syria, U.S. Officials Warn of Reprisals

Israel is conducting a military campaign across Syria against Iran-backed militia groups, an effort that has been encouraged by the White House but aroused the concern of many U.S. military officials......»»

Category: topSource: wsjOct 29th, 2018