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Israel hits multiple Iranian targets in Syria

by Onize Ohikere
Posted 5/10/18, 10:16 am

The Israeli military on Thursday hit an unprecedented number of Iranian targets in neighboring Syria hours after Iran staged a rocket attack on Israeli bases in the Golan Heights. Israel said it targeted Iran’s weapons storage, logistic sites, and intelligence centers in Syria in its most extensive attack since the 1973 war with Syria. The violence started when Iran’s Al Quds force fired 20 rockets at Israeli positions in the Israeli-controlled Golan Heights. Israeli military spokesman Lt. Col. Jonathan Conricus said it intercepted four of the rockets while others missed their targets.

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Missile attack in Syria kills at least 26 pro-Assad fighters

by Onize Ohikere
Posted 4/30/18, 10:37 am

An overnight missile strike in northern Syria killed at least 26 pro-government fighters, the majority of them Iranians. The U.K.-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the attack targeted an arms depot and surface-to-surface missiles at the Brigade 47 base. The observatory said the death toll could still rise, with 60 fighters wounded and several others still missing.

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Chemical weapons inspectors finally collect samples in Douma

by Onize Ohikere
Posted 4/23/18, 10:27 am

A chemical weapons team on Saturday collected samples from the Syrian town of Douma, where residents reported what appeared to be a chlorine gas attack earlier this month. The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) confirmed the team collected samples for testing.

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