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Israeli airstrike targets Iranian weapons shipment in Syria

The New York Times reported today (Shabbat) that Israeli Air Force planes bombed a shipment of advanced Iranian surface-to-surface missiles in Syria, although reports are confused as to whether the air-strike was on Friday or Saturday, and whether it was … Continue reading

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Syria test-fires Scuds amid escalating tension

In an ominous sign of escalating tensions, Syria yesterday test-fired Scud missiles “to defend the Syrian homeland”. The Syrian Arab News Agency reported Sunday that the Syrian army has staged a live-fire drill in the eastern part of the country … Continue reading

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