Russian President Putin passes a ‘message’ from Assad to PM Netanyahu: ‘Syrian honor is above all else. Attack us one more time, we’ll launch Scud missiles at Ben-Gurion Airport.’
By Mordechai Sones
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad today sent a threat to Israel through Russian President Vladimir Putin, saying that if Israel attacked targets in the country again, Syria would respond by firing Scud missiles at Ben-Gurion Airport. “Syrian honor is above all else,” Assad told Putin, who replied that he would convey the message to Israel.
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President Bashar al-Assad of Syria and President Vladimir Putin of Russia met in Moscow to discuss the military operations in Syria.
State media reports Israeli jets struck Syrian Army SCUD ballistic missile convoy from a regime base just outside Syria’s capital, as well as fuel reserves.
By Arutz Sheva Staff
Syrian state media on Friday reported that overnight the Israeli Air Force (IAF) conducted an airstrike on a regime army base just outside of Damascus, apparently striking a shipment of Scud missiles.
SCUD-B Missile erected from its transporter-launcher prior to deployment. – DefenseUpdate
The Syrian sources, including those identified with Bashar al-Assad’s regime, said the target on Thursday night was a convoy from the base of the Syrian Army Brigade 155 in Al-Katifa, a northern suburb of Damascus, according to Channel 2. Continue Reading »
ISIS parades its captured Iraqi Scud missile and tanks in Al-Raqqah, Syria, as ISIS member threatens that their missiles will be ‘heading towards Israel.’
By Dalit Halevy, Ari Yashar
Video footage reveals that the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS) has transferred some of the advanced weaponry it has captured in its blitz conquest of Iraq to Syria – weaponry which includes long range Scud missiles.
ISIS scud missile in Syria – Screenshot
ISIS, which on Sunday declared itself an Islamic “caliphate” and proclaimed its leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi as “Caliph,” has been busy looting Iraq after capturing large areas of the country from the American-armed and trained Iraqi army. Continue Reading »