Contents tagged with Israel

  • Israeli strike on Syria kills nine pro-Iranian militants

    At least nine pro-Iranian fighters loyal to Lebanon's Hezbollah were killed last night in a missile strike near Palmyra in Homs province, reported the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR), referring to its activists on the ground.

    The organization, which is in opposition to Assad's regime, regularly reports on what is happening in Syria, drawing information from its own independent sources, which are not subject to strict state censorship.

    The Observatory said in a statement that the …

  • Israeli warplanes bomb Syrian troops near Palmyra

    Israeli combat aircraft, successfully bypassing the Syrian S-300 Russian S-400 air defense systems, managed to break into the central and northern part of Homs province and attack at least three populated areas. The reason for the attack remains unknown, however, neither the Syrian nor the Russian military was able to detect the attack in advance. The Syrian air defense systems were activated only after the first wave of the air strikes.

    The areas near the settlements as Al-Sukhnah, Al ' …

  • Israel warns Damascus of consequences after Syrian military commander visits Hezbollah positions

    The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) warned the Syrian government of consequences after a senior Syrian military officer visited Lebanese Hezbollah positions near the Israeli border. It is alleged that the Syrian commander the location of one of the Hezbollah posts in the Syrian part of the Golan Heights.

    In support of its own data, the IDF posted a video on its Twitter account, along with the following text:

    “Our message: We see you. Consider this a warning. We won't allow Hezbollah to entrench …

  • Syria blames Israel for airstrike on Homs province

    On Tuesday evening, a missile strike hit military installations in the eastern part of Syrian Homs province, as reported by the Arab media, including the Syrian government’s news agency Sana.

    According to Sana, the Syrian air defenses, deflecting "the Israeli aggression in eastern Homs, shot down some of the missiles before they reached their targets."

    Translated from the veiled language of Syrian propaganda, this means that most, if not all, missiles hit the targets.

    According to the …

  • Unidentified air force attacks pro-Iranian militia’s base in Syria

    An unidentified country's air force carried out strikes on pro-Iranian militant positions in eastern Syria on Thursday, March 12. The base of the Shiite group Kata'ib al-Imam Ali (Imam Ali Battalions), located in the Al-Bukamal area on the Syria-Iran border, was hit by airstrikes, reports the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR). According to human rights activists, the attack was carried out by three UAVs, which fired at least 10 missiles. Eighteen militants of the group were killed in …

  • Israel strikes targets in Syria

    Israel carried out air strikes on a number of targets in Syria on the night of Thursday, March 5, reported the Syrian state news agency SANA. According to the agency, the strike hit targets in the cities of Homs and Quneitra.

    At the moment there is no information about possible targets of the attack and victims. It is possible that the targets may have been militray facilities of Hezbollah.

    Israeli state media corporation Kan published footage of the Syrian air defense systems opening fire at …

  • Israeli helicopters attack Syrian Army positions

    Israeli helicopters attacked Syrian Army positions, reported the Syrian government TV channel Alikhbaria on its Facebook page. The information was later confirmed by the Syrian news agency SANA.

    According to the channel, Israeli helicopters carried out a missile attack on a number of military sites in Al Quneitra Governorate. According to the report, positions near Al-Qahtaniyah, Al-Quneitra city, and Jubat Al-Khashab were attacked.

    As a result, three Syrian soldiers were injured.

    On the …

  • Chinese media: Russian S-300 air defense systems are useless in Syria

    After missed Israeli strike on the Syrian capital, China called the Russian S-300 "Favorit" air defense missile system the most useless air defense system in the world. According to the Chinese newspaper Sina, contrary to Russia's statement that the S-300 can track even "stealth" fighters, for a year and a half S-300s have been beaten by Israel so much that these systems should not be trusted at all.

    "Syria stated that after several Israeli missile strikes, Russian S-300, S-200, SA11 and …

  • Israel attacks Islamic Jihad positions in Syria, killing two militants

    Two members of the Palestinian Islamic Jihad group were killed in an overnight Israeli air strike in Damascus, the group itself said on Monday.

    Israeli fighter jets carried out air strikes on suspected Islamic Jihad positions in Syria shortly before midnight on Sunday after clashes between the militant group and Israeli forces in Gaza earlier in the day.

    The strikes on the outskirts of Damascus targeted the "Islamic Jihad activity center in Syria," as the Israeli military described it. The …

  • Israeli Air Force launches new attack against Damascus

    The Syrian capital is turning into a traditional target for the Israeli military. Barely a week passes without new reports of the Israeli Air Force attacking the outskirts of Damascus, especially its airport.

    The Jerusalem Post writes that last night Damascus was once again targeted by Israeli aircraft in a missile strike. The target was reportedly “the arms depots of pro-Iranian armed groups”. Taking into account the number of times Israeli fighters and drones have attacked the area around …