Tag Archive for Syrian missiles

Israel’s Iron Dome intercepts 4 Syrian missiles fired at Golan Heights


Four rockets fired from Syrian territory toward Israel’s side of the Golan Heights were intercepted by the Iron Dome air defense system.
– IDF: No injuries reported, no rockets exploded in Israeli territory.

By Elad Benari


A siren was sounded on Tuesday morning, just before 5:00 a.m., in the Golan Heights area. Residents reported hearing explosions.

Iron Dome – Photo Courtesy IDF Spokesperson’s Office

The IDF confirmed that four launches were identified from Syria towards Israeli territory which were intercepted by the Israeli air defense systems.

No hits on Israeli communities were identified. There were no reports of injuries.

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Syrian Missiles Fired at Israel, All Fall Short, Inside Syria


In initial response to the second such attack from Syria toward Mount Hermon in northern Israel in less than a week, a military spokesperson reports, “IDF radars identified a number of anti-aircraft missiles fired from Syria,” but they posed no threat.



Several anti-aircraft missiles were fired toward Mount Hermon from Syria on Thursday, the second such incident in under a week.

“IDF radars identified a number of anti-aircraft missiles fired from Syria,” the IDF Spokesperson’s Unit told The Jerusalem Post, adding that none fell in Israeli territory or posed a threat.

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Israel strikes targets in Syria after rockets fired at Golan Heights

UPDATED REPORT: In the early morning hours Israel fired missiles on groups of forces & warehouses connected to Hezbollah & Iran in southern Damascus, as well as the south-western region of Quneitra.
– Three soldiers belonging to the Assad regime and 7 foreign nationals reported dead.



Air defense systems were activated against missiles fired from the Golan Heights towards southwest Damascus, a Syrian military source said on Sunday morning, according to Kan news.

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights stated that the attacks focused on groups of forces and warehouses connected to Hezbollah and Iran in southern Damascus, according to Kan. Continue Reading »

2 Missiles fired at Israel from Syria

IDF reports no damage or injuries from the one missile that exploded near Mount Hermon, the second fell short landing in Syria.



Two missiles were fired from Syria toward Israel’s Golan Heights on Saturday night, the IDF confirmed.

The military said it was checking reports that one of the missiles landed near the Mount Hermon ski resort while the other landed inside Syrian territory.

Border Policeman recovers remnants of exploded rocket in open area of Northern Israel, having caused no injuries or damage. – Photo- IsraelandStuff/PP

There were no incoming rocket sirens activated and no interception of the rockets. Continue Reading »

Syrian state news: Homs military airbase neutralizes missile attack

Syrian army official says the Dabaa military airfield near the Lebanese border was targeted by missiles prompting Syrian air defenses to ‘confront attack, preventing it from achieving its objective.’
– US denies involvement.
– IDF declines comment.

By Daniel Salami


An explosion was heard Thursday evening in the Dabaa military airfield in the Syrian province of Homs, near the Syrian-Lebanese border, Syrian state news agency SANA reported. The source of the blast was initially unclear.

Syrian state media added the military airport had come under a missile attack, which was repelled by its air defense systems.

“One of our military airports in the central region was exposed to hostile missile aggression, and our air defense systems confronted the attack and prevented it from achieving its aim,” SANA said. Continue Reading »

NBC attributed unnamed US official alleging Israel behind Syrian air strike

Israel Air Force F-16i (Sufa) - Photo Courtesy: IDF Spokesperson's office

Anti-Trump U.S. TV media outlet attributes ‘unnamed source’ as government official alleging Israel’s Air Force behind Monday’s airstrike in Syria that destroyed a massive cache of Iranian supplied ground-to-air missiles, that also killed a score of Iranian soldiers.

By i24NEWS


US officials said on Tuesday that Israel was responsible for a massive airstrike on Sunday targeting a Syrian air base and estimated that it left two dozen Iranians dead.

The officials, quoted anonymously by NBC, said an Israeli strike on the 47th Brigade base near the city of Hama used F-15 fighter jets and targeted weapons recently delivered from Iran. Continue Reading »

Syrian Bases Attacked in Missile Strike, 40 dead, including Iranians

In a strike on Syrian army bases being used by Iran’s Revolutionary Guard, hitting weapons warehouses among multiple targets, was so massive the European Mediterranean Seismological Center registered it as 2.6 magnitude on the Richter scale.
•  Sky News Arabia reported 40 killed, 60 wounded.
•  Hezbollah-affiliated paper accuses Israel for attack.
• UPDATED: Watch video of explosion.

By Reuters and Liad Osmo


Rockets struck several military bases in the Hama and Aleppo countryside late Sunday night in what the Syrian army said was new “aggression” by its enemies, as the Hezbollah-affiliated newspaper Al Akhbar blamed Israel for the attack. Continue Reading »

IDF hits Syria hard, destroys multiple artillery positions after firing on Israel


Having ascertained Israel had been fired on 5 times, and maintaining its policy that no attack on its sovereignty go unreciprocated, the IDF Saturday morning delivered precision hits, destroying three Syrian regime artillery positions, one for each projectile that landed inside Israel.



Three of the five projectiles landed in open territory in Israel’s northern Golan Heights, causing no damage or injuries.

“Even if this is spillover, this is an exceptional event, and the continuation of such events will only exacerbate Israel’s response,” the army said in a statement, adding that “the IDF will not tolerate any attempt to harm the sovereignty of the State of Israel and her citizens. Continue Reading »

Report: Israel satellite photographs expose hidden Russian missile cache in Syria


Israel TV2 reports local satellite intel apparently proved what western intelligence agencies have long suspected: Syria is in possession of a wide array of Russia’s most advanced missiles.



An Israeli spy satellite has discovered a number of Russian mobile short-range ballistic missiles stockpiled in Syria, Channel 2 reported Friday.

9T250-1 Transport Loader for Iskander-M system, view from above - Photo: Wikimedia Commons

9T250-1 Transport Loader for Iskander-M system, view from above – Photo: Wikimedia Commons

In high definition photos taken by the Israeli “Eros B” satellite, the weapons, dubbed “Iskander” missiles, are clearly seen on trucks inside an army base in Latakia, located in western Syria.

The pictures seemingly prove what western intelligence agencies have long suspected: Russia has provided Syria with a wide array of the most advanced missiles in its possession. Continue Reading »

BREAKING NEWS: Syrian rockets fired at Israel intercepted by Iron Dome







No injuries reported, in this first of its kind incident, where Israel’s Iron Dome interceptor neutralized 2 incoming rockets that appear to have been fired from across the border in Syria.

By i24news


A second rocket fired into Israeli territory from Syria was successfully intercepted by the Iron Dome missile defense system on Saturday afternoon, after a first rocket was shot down over the Golan Heights only an hour earlier.

No injuries were reported as a result of both incidents.

“A short time ago a projectile fired from Syria was intercepted by the Iron Dome aerial defense system. Continue Reading »

Israel: Iran Deal was ‘Thumbs-Up’ on Attacking Israel


Israel’s PM Netanyahu has Foreign Ministry letter send letter to Iran’s new partners: ‘Iran ordered 4 rockets fired at Israel, clearly showing their post-deal intentions. What’s your response?’

By Hillel Fendel


By direct order of Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu, Israel’s Foreign Ministry has dispatched an official letter of protest to the Western countries that signed the nuclear agreement with Iran – regarding the Iran-ordered attack on Israel on Thursday.

Mohammad Javad Zarif (center) and Ali Akbar Salehi with EU, German and Russian FMs – Photo: Reuters

Four rockets were fired from Syrian Thursday evening, hitting areas in the northern Galilee and the Golan Heights. Continue Reading »

IDF Artillery Fire Responds to Syrian Missiles Fired on Israel


By Kobi Finkler, Ari Yashar



IDF returns fire on Syrian Army position, accusing regime of responsibility for allowing strikes perpetrated by Islamic Jihad, like Assad’s regime, are funded by Iran.


After four rockets were fired at northern Israel from the Syrian Golan Heights on Thursday, the IDF responded with artillery fire just hours later.

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IDF artillery fire (illustration) – Photo: IDF Spokesperson’s Unit

Sources in Syria report that the 90th Brigade of President Bashar al-Assad’s regime army is coming under fire, reports Channel 2.

Israeli security sources said that the rockets were fired by the Islamic Jihad terrorist organization, funded and directed by Iran. Continue Reading »

Natanyahu warns Israel’s enemies: ‘Don’t threaten IDF soldiers. We will respond with force.’

By i24news


The Israeli military thwarted an attack on the Israeli-Syrian border on Sunday night, killing four terrorists in the process.

According to the IDF, a group of armed terrorists approached the border with an explosive device near the border town of Majdal Shams, which was intended to be detonated against IDF troops. In response, an IAF aircraft targeted the group and prevented the attack.

The IDF said in an official statement that it will not “tolerate any attempt to harm or violate Israeli sovereignty.” Continue Reading »

Al-Jazeera reports: Israel’s Jets destroys missile bases in Syria

According to Al-Jazeera report, IAF fighter jets bombed bases along the Al-Qalamoun mountains, where long-range missiles are housed.
IDF responds to queries: “We do not comment on foreign reports.”



Israel Air Force fighter jets struck Syrian military bases housing long-range missiles on Friday, the Qatari Al-Jazeera satellite television network said on Saturday.

IAF F-16 fighter jet – Photo: IDF SPOKESMAN’S OFFICE

According to the report, the bases, near the Syrian-Lebanese border, belong to Assad regime brigades that possess weapons such as Scud missiles. The attacks allegedly targeted multiple targets in the area.

The IDF Spokesman said, “We do not comment on foreign reports.” Continue Reading »

Syria Fires on Israel but Rocket Falls Short, Landing in Syrian Territory

Alert Siren sounds on the Israeli side of the Golan Heights warning it’s Druze villages, but rocket falls short of Israeli territory.

By Elad Benari


Sirens were heard on Thursday evening in the northern Golan Heights, near the border with Syria.

A rocket was fired from Syria but, according to the IDF Spokesperson, it exploded on the Syrian side of the Golan Heights and did not hit Israeli territory.

At the beginning of the week, a mortar shell from Syria was fired towards the Israeli side of the Golan Heights and exploded near the Druze village of Mas’ade.

The mortar shell exploded in an open area, causing no physical injuries or damages. Continue Reading »