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Israel-Russia ties shaken after Russian plane downed by Syria

Yes, I know the headline does not make any logical sense. If a Russian plane was downed by Syria, why on earth should Israel get the blame? Let’s back up a bit and look at the chronology. Israel has had … Continue reading

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Israel walks a tightrope in Syria between Iran and Russia

While rockets and flaming kites are continuing to rain down over our southern border, it’s worth a look at what has been happening on the other side of our other major border in the north. Politics makes strange bedfellows, and … Continue reading

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Huge missile strike on Syria: did Israel do it?

The answer to the above question is: I blooming well hope so! The strike was so big that it caused a minor earthquake! Let’s go to the story: Missile strikes against Syrian regime forces in the central province of Hama … Continue reading

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Iran and Syria are playing with fire in northern Israel

While we were sleeping on Friday night an Iranian drone invaded Israeli airspace. Israel shot the drone down and then went on the attack against Iranian air positions in Syria. The Syrians opened massive anti-aircraft fire against Israeli jets, causing … Continue reading

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Several Hezbollah terrorists killed in Syria in Israeli airstrike

While the world’s attention has been focused on France and Europe, the civil war in Syria, along with ISIS’s rampage through Iraq, (not to mention the resurgence of the Taliban in Afghanistan) has been raging on in the background. All … Continue reading

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Syrian TV claims Israeli jets bombed military sites near Damascus

Was it us or wasn’t it? According to Syrian TV, Israeli jets launched airstrikes on two military sites outside Damascus: Israeli fighter jets launched airstrikes on two military sites outside Damascus, Syrian state media and local activists reported Sunday. Israel made no official … Continue reading

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