The Russian military is making increased demand of Israel, following the downing last month of a Russian spy plane. It was the Syrians who actually shot down the plane, but Russia blamed Israel for not giving enough warning.
The seven-year long Syrian civil war has created a refugee crisis, both those internally displaced and those who have fled the country. In response, a group of Jewish and Arab educators from Israel started the International School of Peace in Lesbos, Greece. Now, the refugee kids have somewhere to go to school.
Russia cannot force Iran to leave Syria following the end of the civil war in that country, Russian Ambassador Anatoly Viktorov said Monday. In an interview with Hebrew-language Channel 10, Viktorov said that Israel’s security was a “high priority” for Russia, and added that Moscow is committed to upholding the terms of the 1974 ceasefire… Read more »