Tag: Syria and Israel

Tensions Escalate On Israel’s Northern Front

Filed in Middle East by on February 11, 2018 0 Comments
Tensions Escalate On Israel’s Northern Front

Military tensions on Israel’s northern front reached a boiling point yesterday, prompting speculation whether a new Middle East war is inevitable. In the early hours of February 10, an Israeli Apache helicopter shot down the first Iranian drone to penetrate Israeli airspace. It was downed in the Jordan Valley, near the Jordanian border. By way […]

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Tensions Flare Up Between Syria And Israel

Filed in Middle East by on March 24, 2017 0 Comments
Tensions Flare Up Between Syria And Israel

Tensions between two bitter old enemies, Israel and Syria, have flared up again. On March 17, Israeli F-16s struck a Syrian military site near the city of Palmyra, reportedly bombing a convoy of vehicles carrying Scud missiles to Hezbollah bases in Lebanon. Syria retaliated by firing┬áseveral S-200 missiles at the Israeli jets flying back to […]

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