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Syrian Air Defense Forces Shoot Down ‘Enemy Objects’ Over Damascus

UPDATE: the Israeli military said on Twitter: During a Syrian surface-to-air missile launching, one launch was identified towards an open area in the Golan Heights. At this point, it remains unclear if the launch indeed landed in Israeli territory. IDF troops are searching the area. * * * At the late hours of November 29, the Read More…

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Bolton Warns Russian Missile Sale To Syria Would Be “Significant Escalation”

Update: U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton said on Monday that the Russian plans to supply Syria with a S-300 missile system would be a “significant escalation” by Moscow and hopes it will reconsider. His statement follows the Russian announcement from early Monday that Russia will supply the surface-to-air missile system to Syria in two weeks, Read More…

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Russia To Supply S-300 To Syria Within 2 Weeks After Il-20 Downing During Israeli Raid – MoD

Within two weeks Russia will deliver to Damascus an S-300 air defense system, previously suspended on a request by Israel. It comes as part of response to the downing of a Russian Il-20 plane amid an Israeli air raid on Syria. Moscow accused Tel Aviv of failing to inform Russia about its impending attack on Read More…

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Israel Complains Syria Is Defending Itself

Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman is concerned Syria may finally be able to defend itself against Israel’s attacks. Israel will definitely respond if S-300 systems are directed against it, says Israeli Defense Minister Liberman — Dan Waldron (@danwaldny) May 3, 2018 Last month Russia said it will deliver free of charge its advanced S-300 missile system to Read More…