John Kerry denies telling Iranian foreign minister about Israeli operations in Syria

Former Secretary of State John Kerry on Wednesday denied giving Iran’s foreign minister information about covert Israeli operations in Syria. His comments came after leaked audio showed Iranian foreign minister Javad Zarif…

Iran’s foreign minister says John Kerry told him about Israeli covert operations in Syria

Iranian foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif claimed in leaked audio that then-U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry informed him of more than 200 Israeli operations in Syria. Kerry has previously…

Oil tanker off Syria coast on fire; government says drone attack

Syria’s oil ministry said a fire has erupted in a tanker on its coast after what it said was a suspected drone attack on Saturday. The official state news agency…

Israel says it strikes targets in Syria after missile attack

A missile launched from Syria struck southern Israel early Thursday, setting off air raid sirens near the country’s top-secret nuclear reactor, the Israeli military said. In response, it said it…

Iran tankers with 3M barrels of crude oil head to Syria, defying US sanctions

Millions of crude oil barrels are on their way to Syria from Iran, violating U.S. sanctions. According to a civilian naval intelligence firm, there are four vessels with more than…

Syria is ‘one of the greatest humanitarian catastrophes,’ says human rights lawyer

A decade has passed since the Arab Spring’s uprising spread through the Middle East and hit Syria. Protests wracked Southern Syria and eventually advanced to the capital of Damascus — the home of…

Judith Miller: Biden’s actions on Syria, Saudi Arabia, signal a new day in the Middle East in 2 major ways

It’s a new day in the Middle East and in Washington. While the contours of President Joe Biden’s Mideast policies are still being formulated, his administration took two important actions in…

Ilhan Omar, other progressives question Biden’s ‘legal rationale’ for Syria airstrikes

Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., said Friday she was concerned about the White House’s “legal rationale” for launching airstrikes in Syria a day earlier without congressional approval. “We in Congress have congressional oversight…

US airstrike in Syria under Biden and 2017 Tomahawk strikes ordered by Trump: The difference

U.S. Air Force F-15s dropped seven 500-pound, GPS-guided bombs on Iranian proxy fighters in eastern Syria on Thursday night. Tomahawk cruise missiles were not used. They were not needed. The…

Past Biden, Psaki tweets criticizing Trump slammed after new Syria airstrikes

Past Twitter messages from President Biden and one of his top aides — both criticizing former President Trump — weren’t appearing to age well Thursday after Biden ordered airstrikes against…