Moscow rejects notion of Israeli sovereignty over the Golan

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov at a joint news conference with Syrian Foreign Minister Walid Moallem in Moscow, Russia, August 30, 2018. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov at a joint news conference with Syrian Foreign Minister Walid Moallem in Moscow, Russia, August 30, 2018. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)

Two days after Netanyahu said Putin understands the territory’s importance for Israel, Russian FM says any change of status would violate UN resolution

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Iran’s Revolutionary Guard launches missiles into Syria over parade attack

In this photo released on Oct. 1, 2018, by the Iranian Revolutionary Guard, missiles are fired from city of Kermanshah in western Iran targeting the Islamic State group in Syria (Sepahnews via AP)

In this photo released on Oct. 1, 2018, by the Iranian Revolutionary Guard, missiles are fired from city of Kermanshah in western Iran targeting the Islamic State group in Syria (Sepahnews via AP)

Drones also assault Syrian territory; state TV says missiles bear slogans ‘Death to America, Death to Israel, Death to Al Saud,’ referring to Saudi Arabia’s rulers

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Netanyahu: If War Is Imposed on Israel, We’ll Act With Full Force

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks at a memorial ceremony on September 20, 2018.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks at a memorial ceremony on September 20, 2018.

Prime minister adds that Israel’s ties with ‘the moderate Arab world’ have reached an unprecedented turning point

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In apparent about-turn, Russian embassy tears into Israel for downing of plane

The Russian Embassy on Hayarkon Street in Tel Aviv. (Google maps)

The Russian Embassy on Hayarkon Street in Tel Aviv. (Google maps)

Diplomatic mission blames ‘irresponsible and unfriendly actions’ of IAF for Syrian air defenses’ deadly targeting of aircraft

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Raised Israel-Russia tension is not the only troubling aspect of strike in Syria

Syrian President Bashar Assad inspects the Russian Hmeimim air base in the province of Latakia, Syria, June 27, 2017 (Syrian Presidency via AP, File)

Syrian President Bashar Assad inspects the Russian Hmeimim air base in the province of Latakia, Syria, June 27, 2017 (Syrian Presidency via AP, File)

The Latakia area is normally considered off-limits by Israel. The target of Monday’s attack there, which led to Syria’s downing of a Russian plane, must have been highly important

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Alleged Israeli strike said to target Iranian weapons delivery in Damascus

Anti-aircraft fire rises into the sky as Israeli missiles hit air defense positions and other military bases around Damascus, Syria, on May 10, 2018, following what the Israeli military said was an Iranian barrage of rockets against Israeli bases on the Golan Heights. (Syrian Central Military Media, via AP)

Anti-aircraft fire rises into the sky as Israeli missiles hit air defense positions and other military bases around Damascus, Syria, on May 10, 2018, following what the Israeli military said was an Iranian barrage of rockets against Israeli bases on the Golan Heights. (Syrian Central Military Media, via AP)

Missile attack at airport attributed to IDF reportedly causes ‘substantial’ damage to arms depots disguised as UN and DHL facilities 

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The Ezekiel 38 War in the Making!

(COMBO) This combination of pictures created on September 6, 2018 shows (L to R): Iran's President Hassan Rouhani speaking on September 22, 2016 in New York; Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan during a press conference on May 15, 2018 in London; and Russian President Vladimir Putin during a televised phone-in on June 7, 2018 in Moscow. The presidents of Iran, Russia and Turkey meet on September 7 in Tehran for a summit set to decide the future of Idlib province amid fears of a humanitarian disaster in Syria's last major rebel bastion. / AFP PHOTO / AFP PHOTO AND SPUTNIK

(COMBO) This combination of pictures created on September 6, 2018 shows (L to R): Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani speaking on September 22, 2016 in New York; Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan during a press conference on May 15, 2018 in London; and Russian President Vladimir Putin during a televised phone-in on June 7, 2018 in Moscow.The presidents of Iran, Russia and Turkey meet on September 7 in Tehran for a summit set to decide the future of Idlib province amid fears of a humanitarian disaster in Syria’s last major rebel bastion. / AFP PHOTO / AFP PHOTO AND SPUTNIK

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