Israeli jets, drones destroy Iranian UAVs in Damascus to foil imminent attack

 “We just prevented a pending, large-scale attack of multiple killer drones on Israel by striking Iranian Quds Force operatives and Shiite Militia targets in Syria, said the Israeli military spokesman after midnight Saturday, Aug. 24. Iron Dome batteries were deployed across northern Israel and Israeli Air Force and intelligence bases placed on high alert. DEBKAfile’s military sources: The IDF stood ready for the Iranians to have prepared a “second strike” option if their first attempt to explode their drones over northern Israel failed.
While Iranian had carried out three rocket and other attacks on Israel last year, the use of advanced kamikaze drones set to explode on contact with targets was a new and a different type of threat. said the IDF spokesman Jonathan Conricus. Israel had monitored the plot for several months and on Thursday prevented Iran from making an “advanced attempt” to execute the same plan. He said the Israeli air attack had also targeted “a number of terror targets and military facilities belonging to the Quds force as well as Shiite militias.”

“This was a significant plan with significant capabilities that had been planned for a few months,” Conricus said. “It was not something done on a low level, but rather top down from the Quds Force.” Then, Iran tried again late Saturday to carry out the same attack, said the spokesman.

Israeli rarely admits to its attacks across its borders against Iranian targets.  IDF chief of staff Lt. Gen. Aviv Kochavi conducted this operation. Community leaders on the Golan were briefed and told to stand ready for developments. At 2 a.m Sunday morning, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu conducted a special meeting at IDF headquarters in Tel Aviv.

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16 thoughts on “Israeli jets, drones destroy Iranian UAVs in Damascus to foil imminent attack

  • Aug 25, 2019 @ 8:09 at 8:09
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    Very big cojones in Jerusalem.

    • Aug 25, 2019 @ 9:12 at 9:12
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      IRGC Can’t Resist & Shiia Regime Won’t Persist But Israel Shall Prevail & Exists! GST001

      • Aug 25, 2019 @ 10:54 at 10:54
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        Funny that israel attack half a dozen countries in middle east and says we attack iran forces, but they won’t attack iran itself. It seems the main object is attack arabs

        • Aug 25, 2019 @ 18:13 at 18:13
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          Funny, Iran Shouts Death To Everyone & Can’t Attack Anyone Except Some Oil Tankers They Can’t Sink? A Rogue Nation In Fear Of Their Own People!!

  • Aug 25, 2019 @ 8:41 at 8:41
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    Those who would destroy us understand one language and we refuse to speak it.

  • Aug 25, 2019 @ 9:07 at 9:07
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    All Warnings as Iranian Regime Hawks Flying Drones are Bones as IRGC Moans from David’s Stones! GST001

  • Aug 25, 2019 @ 9:12 at 9:12
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    May Mother Nature Bless the Mighty IDF

  • Aug 25, 2019 @ 9:33 at 9:33
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    Israel can’t just patch the cracks as they appear. This is beyond 67. Israel must serve up a crippling blow to the source of hate , smash most snake heads and let the people do the rest

  • Aug 25, 2019 @ 10:08 at 10:08
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    Mere Propaganda, to Stoke fear into the Israelis, and make justification for their constant Attacks on Iran and Syria.

    • Aug 25, 2019 @ 10:32 at 10:32
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      your name is ahmed the pig and never jason

      • Aug 25, 2019 @ 10:49 at 10:49
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        Why are the dopey iranians still there? Haven’t they worked out yet that they cannot ever be allowed to succeed?

    • Aug 25, 2019 @ 18:27 at 18:27
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      Jason… Sound like ISIS on Offense Not Israel on Defense!

  • Aug 25, 2019 @ 11:18 at 11:18
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    So the Israeli’s can thwart a preplanned attack of Iranian drones from Syria with pinpoint precision, but not a terrorist attack at Dani Springs? Doesn’t anyone else smell a Hegelian dialectic at work here?

    Problem (Terrorism) -> Reaction (Fear) -> Solution (?)

    • Aug 25, 2019 @ 18:25 at 18:25
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      Quokka… Never cared for Hegel’s “Absolute Idealism” or Plato’s “Ends justify The Means” since both Underline German Racism Fascism & 2 Wars Proved Them Wrong as Economic Realism now Rules!
      Problem (Iran Shiia Regime) -> Reaction (Target Regime Leaders Only) -> Solution (Persian People)!

  • Aug 26, 2019 @ 1:35 at 1:35
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    When the knife is at our throat.We come out killing everything that threatens us..

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