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  • Tensions grow with Israel’s Druze community

    June 24, 2015 | 9:13 am

    This article first appeared on The Media Line.

    Israeli ambulances carrying wounded Syrians for treatment in Israeli hospitals will now be accompanied by police, after more than 100 Druze protestors attacked an ambulance, and killed a man they said was a member of the rebel forces...

  • Druze violence over Syria poses dilemma for Israel

    June 23, 2015 | 9:25 am

    Throughout Syria's civil war, Israel has contended with bullets and mortars straying across its northern border. But now it faces a new spillover, with sectarian violence and regional loyalties threatening to drag it into the conflict.

    After four years of keeping to the...

  • Arab-Israeli lawmaker calls out int’l community over Yarmouk massacre

    April 6, 2015 | 11:23 am

    Arab-Israeli lawmaker Ahmad Tibi called the Islamic State takeover of the Yarmouk Palestinian refugee camp “a crime against humanity.”

    Tibi, a member of the Arab Joint List party, said on Monday that the international community, and Arab countries specifically, bear...

  • Fire from fighting in Syria hits Israeli-held Golan, Israel shoots back

    September 4, 2014 | 9:01 am

    A projectile from fighting in the Syrian civil war struck the Golan Heights on Thursday and Israeli forces responded by attacking a Syrian army position, the military said.

    In a statement, the military said it appeared the shooting from Syria was "errant fire" from battles...

  • “You Shall Not Stand Idly By?” America and Syria – What to Do?

    By Rabbi John Rosove

    May 5, 2013 | 8:00 am

    It should be clear that the last thing the Obama Administration wants is to get caught in another Middle Eastern war, with no “good guys” and no viable exit strategy. What else can explain American passivity in the face of 70,000 Syrian dead and 1 million refugees in two years?...

  • April 18, 2013

    By Shmuel Rosner

    April 18, 2013 | 3:36 am

    The US

    Headline: U.S. military to step up presence in Jordan in light of Syria civil war

    To Read:  Terrorism expert David Schanzer tries to understand why terrorism is still so rare in the US-

     Then why doesn't it happen more often?

    The main reason is that there just...