Israel strikes three Syrian army posts in reprisal for drone intrusion

The Israeli air force hit three Syrian army posts in the Quneitra region Wednesday night in response for a Syrian drone’s infiltration of Israeli air space that afternoon. The drone was shot down over the Sea of Galilee 9.6km inside Israel by a Patriot missile. After fragments were recovered, the IDF spokesman said the Syrian drone was unarmed and seemed to be on a reconnaissance mission. The 16-minute delay in the interception was explained by Israel verifying that the drone was not Russian at a time that Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu was in Moscow for talks with President Vladimir Putin. Following those talks, “an Israeli official” reported the prime minister said: “They (Russia) have an active interest in seeing a stable Assad regime and we in getting the Iranians out. These can clash or can align.”

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7 thoughts on “Israel strikes three Syrian army posts in reprisal for drone intrusion

  • Jul 12, 2018 @ 9:12 at 9:12
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    Just as the US would not tolerate Russian bases in Cuba,
    and Russia would not tolerate American bases in Turkey,

    Israel will not tolerate Fascist Iranian bases in Syria OR Lebanon.

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    • Jul 12, 2018 @ 17:17 at 17:17
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      incirlik is an american base in turkey man!!!!!!!!

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        • Jul 13, 2018 @ 22:04 at 22:04
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          I think you’re thinking of the Cuban missile crisis, in the resolution of which the USSR pulled its nuclear-capable missiles from Cuba in exchange for the US secretly doing the same in Turkey.

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      • Jul 12, 2018 @ 21:44 at 21:44
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        Imperialist Russia has Naval AND Air bases in Syria and Crimea.

        What could go wrong???

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  • Jul 12, 2018 @ 22:00 at 22:00
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    I swear “on-my-bible” that everything is going to be OK in the Golan
    God told me NOT TO WORRY.

    Who’s side is he on.anyway?????

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  • Jul 12, 2018 @ 22:05 at 22:05
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    UFOs are allowed to fly over Israel for at least 16 mins… Is there a speed limit?

    Just curious…

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