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Israel strikes at Iran in Syria

by Onize Ohikere
Posted 11/20/19, 12:25 pm

At least 11 people died, including two civilians, when the Israeli military targeted Iranian weapons and military installations in Syria on Wednesday. The strikes damaged sites that belong to the Iranian Quds Force and the Syrian army, according to Israeli military spokesman Lt. Col. Avichay Adraee.

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Israeli airstrike kills Islamic Jihad commander

by Onize Ohikere
Posted 11/12/19, 10:11 am

An airstrike on Tuesday killed Bahaa Abu el-Atta and his wife in their home in eastern Gaza. Syrian officials said a separate Israeli strike in the capital city of Damascus targeted another Islamic Jihad commander, Akram al-Ajouri, although he emerged unharmed.

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Mindy Belz

Witness to atrocities

Syria | Refugees attest to indiscriminate killings by Turkish fighters as the Trump administration reverses course, sends troops back into Syria
by Mindy Belz
Posted 11/11/19, 03:57 pm

President Donald Trump is set to welcome Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan at the White House on Wednesday, five weeks into a Turkish invasion of northern Syria that has killed civilians and Kurdish-led forces, plus put an estimated 300,000 Syrians on the run. 

Syrians who have crossed the border into Iraq in recent weeks say they fled after losing property to Turkish bombs and witnessing atrocities.

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