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Old 04-17-2018, 09:34 AM
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Default DF source credits Israel with attack on Iranians in Syria

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IDF source credits Israel with attack on Iranians in Syria

April 16, 2018


IDF source credits Israel with attack on Iranians in Syria Site of the Israeli strike in Syria in December 2017.

American paper cites anonymous officer who says Israel acted to contain Iranian efforts to establish bases in Syria, but later amends report to reflect IDF’s official position.

By: Batya Jerenberg, World Israel News

Although nobody would confirm the admission officially, a senior member of the IDF was quoted in the New York Times Monday as stating that Israel did indeed attack a Syrian air base a week ago.

“It was the first time we attacked live Iranian targets — both facilities and people,” said the source, according to the pap
The T-4 base that was hit by at least three missiles had been the launchpad of an Iranian drone sent into Israeli airspace on February 10th which had been quickly shot down by an Israeli air force helicopter.

Israel had openly reacted to the violation of its sovereignty at the time by hitting the base with several IAF jets in what was the largest strike on Syria since the First Lebanon War. IAF Chief of Staff Brig. Gen. Tomer Bar described that mission as an attack on advanced long-range surface-to-air missiles, components of Syria’s air-defense system, and the Iranian mobile control center that had been responsible for the drone.

Last week’s missile strike was therefore the second go at the same target, but this time seemingly with intent to specifically hit the Iranians hard, as the source said. Fourteen people were reported killed, including seven Iranian Quds Force members and the head of their drone unit. In fact, the purpose of the attack was reportedly to totally eliminate Tehran’s drone program at the central Syrian base.

The timing of the raid – right after Syria had bombed a rebel-held enclave with chemical weapons that killed dozens and injured hundreds – led Syria to first accuse the American administration of it. But the Americans denied any role, and Syria, along with its Russian and Iranian allies, quickly pointed the finger at Israel, which remained silent. And still does — officially.




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Default Report: Iran preparing for direct confrontation with Israel

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Report: Iran preparing for direct confrontation with Israel
Iran building up military assets on Israel's northern border, preparing to directly engage Israel, strike inside Israeli territory.
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