Tag Archive for Syrian Observatory for Human Rights

7 killed in 2nd airstrike in Syria blamed on Israel within a week 

Initial reports claimed that at least four Iranian militants we killed after the Syrian air defense systems were activated.

By TZVI JOFFRE

 

At least four Iranian militants and three civilians were killed and another four people were wounded, including a child, after Syrian air defense systems were activated in response to an alleged Israeli airstrike targeting the Damascus area from Lebanese airspace early Monday morning, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR).

The attack marks the second airstrike in Syria blamed on Israel in the past week.

The civilian deaths and injuries were caused after shrapnel from Israeli missiles hit homes in the towns of Al-Hujaira and Al-Adliya in the Damascus area, according to Syria’s state news agency SANA. Continue Reading »

23 Iranian militia members killed in Syrian airstrike – Israel blamed

— SPECIAL SECURITY REPORT — 

IDF Spokesperson’s Unit refuses to comment on foreign reports.

By ANNA AHRONHEIM, REUTERS

 

At least 23 Iranian militia members fighting in Syria were reported to have been killed in alleged IAF airstrikes on Thursday against several targets in the war-torn country.

According to the London-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, at least three government Iranian positions near Damascus and west of the capital were targeted. Syria’s official SANA news agency said the Israeli strikes came in two waves and hit the al-Kiswah area as well as Marj al-Sultan and Jisr Baghdad.

Possible IAF airstrike in Syria – Screen Shot: Twitter

The first wave at 1:12 a.m. Continue Reading »

Undeterred, airstrikes on Iranian forces in Syria continue, 3 ‘non-Syrians’ killed

In latest report attributed to Israel from Syrian human rights group, 3 “Iranians or members of militias loyal to Iran” were killed during airstrikes on Iranian ammo depot and military vehicles in Syria Tuesday night.
– Death toll likely to rise due to severity of injuries.

By David Rosenberg

 

At least three people were killed with more injured in an airstrike on Iranian-aligned targets in Syria allegedly carried out by the Israeli Air Force overnight, an observer group has claimed.

According to a report by the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights Wednesday morning, the airstrike on the T-4 airbase in Homs, Syria late Tuesday night killed at least three fighters, and left an unspecified number injured. Continue Reading »

Report: Israeli strike on Iranian weapons convoy kills 8 on Iraq/Syria border

Arabic-language media outlets are claiming early Friday morning that the IDF has carried out yet another air strike in Syria against Iranian proxies, this time leaving 8 dead amid the turmoil and spiraling tension between the United States and Iran.

By i24NEWS

 

An Israeli air raid targeted an arms convoy on the Syrian-Iraqi border, Arabic-language media outlets claimed on Friday.

In a subsequent report, the head of the UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, Rami Abdel Rahman, said that “At least eight Iraqi Hashed fighters were killed” in the attack.

Israel has carried out hundreds of air strikes in Syria since the beginning of the conflict in 2011, targeting forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad and the regime’s allies Iran and Hezbollah. Continue Reading »

Report: 3 non-Syrian soldiers killed in IDF airstrike south of Damascus

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
attack hit Syrian regime and Iranian positions south of Damascus, killing at least three foreign pro-regime fighters.

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Foreign Report: Airstrikes Saturday kill 5 pro-Iran fighters in Syria

Five “non-Syrian” soldiers linked to foreign forces supporting the regime in Syria were killed Saturday night in yet another series of airstrikes near the Iraqi border, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported Sunday.

By AFP

 

Air strikes by unidentified warplanes have killed five pro-Iran fighters in Syria’s eastern province of Deir Ezzor near the Iraqi border, a Britain-based war monitor said on Sunday.

The strikes late Saturday targeted “positions of Iranian forces and allied militias” on the edge of the town of Albukamal, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Sunday afternoon.

Israel suspected of airstrikes on Iranian militia in the Al Bukamal region near Iraq-Syria border – Google Maps:IsraelandStuff

“Five non-Syrian fighters were killed,” Observatory chief Rami Abdel Rahman told AFP, without being able to provide their nationalities. Continue Reading »

Syria: Israel attacked weapons warehouse belonging to Iranian militias

Syrian news agency reported on Tuesday night of ‘Israeli aggression’ in that Israel fired missiles on several weapons depot used by Iranian militias [Hezbollah] in the Deraa and Kuneitra regions of Syria.

By 124NEWS

 

The Israel Defense Forces reportedly carried out an airstrike targeting Iranian strongholds in the south of Syria, with several reported killed, according to a war monitor.

The area targeted is said to be a hotspot for Iranian militia, according to Western gathered intelligence.

Syrian news agency reported on Tuesday night that Israel fired missiles on several weapons depot used by Iranian militias in the Deraa and Kuneitra regions of Syria.

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Confirmed: Israeli air raids destroyed ‘secret’ Iranian weapons factory, 7 Iranians killed

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the IDF bombardment hit secret “ammunition stores belonging to Iranian forces and allied groups, and caused huge explosions.”
– Israeli FM confirmed raid.
– Seven Iranians (who reportedly weren’t there) killed during attack.

By i24NEWS

 

Israeli FM appears to confirm raid; monitor says seven killed in strike targeting Iranian ammunition stores

Syria said Wednesday that air defense batteries responded to “hostile Israel missiles” over the northern city of Aleppo, with opposition sources saying the strikes had targeted ammunition depots and a military airport used by Iranian forces.

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