Iran Setting Up Air Base outside Syrian City of Palmyra

(Times of Israel) Judah Ari Gross - "Iran and the [Iranian Revolutionary Guards] Quds Force for some time have been operating the T-4 [Tiyas] air base in Syria next to Palmyra, with support from the Syrian military and with permission from the Syrian regime," the Israel Defense Forces said in a statement on Saturday night. An Israeli military official said the T-4 base is being used by Iran to transport advanced weaponry to Syria, Hizbullah, and Shiite militias in the region. "It is part of a process of a force build-up against Israel," he said.

2018-02-12 00:00:00

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