Russia, Iran, the United States, Turkey and to a lesser extent, Israel are all increasing their involvement in Syria.
A Syrian producer and the subject of the film “Last Men in Aleppo” were unable to procure visas for the Oscars.
Jane Eisner, the Forward’s editor-in-chief, asks if Donald Trump is taking the path of least resistance in Syria as a favor to Putin.
An Israeli F-16 jet targeted by Syrian anti-aircraft fire crashed in Israeli territory, leading the two pilots to eject from the aircraft..
The statement followed the Israeli plane’s crash in northern Israel after an anti-aircraft missile hit it, prompting its two pilots to eject.
Israel reportedly has carried out dozens of airstrikes on Syria’s army and their allies since 2011.
Netanyahu is leveraging Israel’s authoritative voice on Holocaust issues to curry favor with Russia, which it needs to stop Iranian advances in Syria.
The Israeli military did not comment on reports of the early-morning attack, which is its standing policy.
The baby, who was born in a refugee camp in Cyprus, was airlifted to Israel on Friday night with his father for the life-saving operation.
“My sense is that the reputational damage has been done.”