According to the Syrian state news agency SANA on Monday morning, an Israeli tank fired “with a number of shells,” on a hospital and observation post in Quneitra, near the Golan Heights border with Israel.
BY JERUSALEM POST STAFF
An Israeli tank struck Syrian territory in Quneitra, near the Golan Heights border, Syrian state news agency SANA said on Monday, without providing refuter details.
The media outlet cited its own reporter, who said the strikes caused “material damage” and nothing further.
IDF Merkava tank and crew stationed on the Golan Heights. – Photo: IDF SPOKESPERSON’S UNIT
The state-run outlet said the tank targeted a hospital and observation post “with a number of shells.”
Quneitra was re-gained by Bashar Assad’s regime forces in July 2018, having been held by a rebel faction for the majority of the country’s seven-year-long civil war. Continue Reading »
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The German newspaper Bild reported on Saturday that Israel had helped evacuate 800 members of the Syrian civil defense organization, also known as the White Helmets, from southwest Syria.
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On Thursday Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman met his Russian counterpart Sergey Shoygu in Moscow [Pictured Above – Photo: IDF] to discuss the situation in Syria, followed quickly by a phone call between Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Russian President Vladimir Putin. Continue Reading »