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Syrian air defenses repel ‘missile aggression’ in Homs – SANA

Air defenses around the Dabaa airbase in Syria’s Homs province have repelled a missile attack, according to the Syrian state media. “One of our military airports in the central region was exposed to hostile missile aggression, and our air defence systems confronted the attack and prevented it from achieving its aim,” the state news agency SANA reported. One outlet has ...

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Reports on US-led bombing of Syrian Army are incorrect – Russian military source

Published time: 24 May, 2018 06:18 Edited time: 24 May, 2018 06:29 Overnight reports on US-led coalition strikes on Syrian Army positions are not “consistent with the reality,” according to a military source. Earlier, the Pentagon said it has no information on the operation. Early Thursday, Syrian state media reported that US-led coalition warplanes targeted Syrian Army positions in the ...

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Syrian army declares Damascus area secure after clearing out ISIS-controlled pocket

The Syrian army has declared Damascus and its surrounds fully secure after regaining control of a former Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) stronghold in the southern part of the city. The army made the announcement in a televised statement after establishing control of the Damascus neighborhood of al-Hajar al-Aswad on Monday, according to local media. Read more The military capture ...

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Over half of Russians say Syrian conflict can develop into new world war

The percentage of Russians who fear that the current conflict in Syria could develop into a global war has increased from 48 to 57 in less than two years, but experts explain this by natural deviations. According to newly released research by the independent Russian public opinion center Levada, 16 percent of Russians have serious fears that the Syrian war ...

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'It was either disabled or out of ammo': how Israelis hit the Syrian SA-22 air defense system

A functional SA-22 would never let a missile reach it, a former deputy head of the Russian Air Force told RT. The Russian-made system filmed getting hit by an Israeli missile in Syria was either turned off or out of ammo. Following a massive airstrike on what it called Iranian targets in Syria on Thursday, the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) ...

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Israeli missiles destroyed Syrian radar site – state media

Some of the missiles Israel launched into Syrian territory have broken through the air defenses deployed by Damascus and hit a radar site, state media outlet SANA said, citing a military source. The missile barrage, reportedly launched by Israeli warplanes from outside Syrian territory, took place late Wednesday evening into early Thursday morning and targeted areas in the Quneitra province ...

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Syrian territory shelled from Israeli-occupied Golan Heights – state media

Several shells have reportedly hit the Syrian governorate of Quneitra, launched from the Israeli-occupied portion of the Golan Heights. Air raid sirens were reported going off in the Israeli-controlled area around the same time. The shells were fired from the Israeli-controlled area towards the city of Baath in northern Quneitra, Syria’s state SANA news agency reported. There have been no ...

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Israel strikes Syrian army positions, no casualties – State news agency

A Syrian army position in the south of Damascus was under Israeli air strike, SANA state news agency reported. Syrian air defences fired at and destroyed two Israeli missiles in the Kisweh area. An army commander told the agency that there were no casualties. Israel has not commented yet on the news. Read more A source in Beirut airport told ...

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2 killed as Russian Su-30SM jet crashes off Syrian coast

Published time: 3 May, 2018 08:18 Edited time: 3 May, 2018 08:42 A Russian military jet has crashed off the coast of Syria’s Latakia, killing two pilots on board, the Russian Defense Ministry has confirmed. On Thursday morning, a Russian Su-30SM went down in the Mediterranean Sea after taking off from Khmeimim Airbase. Pilots “fought to take the aircraft under ...

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