While Syrian officials were quick to accuse Israel of executing the airstrike, the IDF has yet to confirm or even comment on the event.
By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
Syrian air defenses intercepted missiles over the southern region of the country on Monday near Damascus, state television cited a Syrian military source as saying. The source accused Israel as being behind the attacks.
The strikes reportedly killed five Iranian-backed militiamen, including three of non-Syrian nationalities according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.
Rampage missile fired from an IAF fighter jet. – Photo: IAI
Initially, the state news agency SANA cited a military source as saying that at least two people were killed, and seven injured. Continue Reading »
Britain-based NGO reports airstrike on Iranian positions south of Damascus that killed at least three foreign pro-regime combatants, likely Iranian, was executed by “hostile missiles” coming from Israel.
– IDF: ‘Israel does not comment on reports in foreign media.’
By Arutz Sheva Staff, AFP
Israeli airstrikes in Syria overnight killed at least three fighters aligned with the Assad regime, a monitor organization reported Monday.
The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Sunday night’s
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attack hit Syrian regime and Iranian positions south of Damascus, killing at least three foreign pro-regime fighters.
An unnamed source to the Independent in Arabic writes, “Saudi fighter jets have been spotted along with other fighter jets, that have attacked facilities and positions belonging to Iranian militias.”
By TZVI JOFFRE
Both Israel and Saudi Arabia have been blamed for recent air strikes targeting pro-Iranian militias in the Albukamal area of Syria near the border with Iraq, according to Arab media. The attacks resulted in a number of deaths and injuries and the destruction of weapon storage facilities and rocket launchers.
“Saudi fighter jets have been spotted along with other fighter jets that have attacked facilities and positions belonging to Iranian militias,” said an unnamed source to the Independent in Arabic. Continue Reading »