Ambassador Bashar Jaafari says Syrian use of anti-aircraft missiles against Israeli fighter jets also sends another message to Jerusalem.
- 10 December, 2016 ISIS breaks into Palmyra months after losing it to Assad Militants claim to have downed a government warplane near ancient city. Syrian army says it sent reinforcement.
- 13 October, 2016 Hillary’s war: Can a no-fly zone over Syria work? The move might save the lives of tens of thousands of civilians and create a new environment for a diplomatic solution. But what'll happen when Putin's advanced missiles lock on a U.S. fighter?
- 19 December, 2016 Aleppo and Mosul residents anxiously await murderous Shi’ite militias Since the Syrian army conquered Aleppo, daily life has been controlled by bloodthirsty fighters acting in its name. Does Mosul await the same fate?
- 16 December, 2016 Palestinians wary of Trump’s Israel envoy appointment David Friedman's appointment as ambassador marks change in America's historic and strategic position toward Palestinians, official says.
- 21 December, 2016 Questions abound in Russia over assassinated envoy, but it’s no Benghazi What Putin has dismissed as a 'provocation' to derail relations with Turkey has others wondering why Andrey Karlov had no protection against his assassin.