Israel Seems to Intensify Its Attacks Against Iran in Syria

(Ha'aretz) Amos Harel - An airstrike attributed to Israel on Monday night struck Syria's Scientific Studies and Research Center in the Aleppo area in northern Syria, responsible for developing weaponry, including chemical and biological weapons, and a vital component of Iran's efforts to arm Hizbullah. According to Syrian media, beginning in April the Israeli Air Force has been attacking military targets in Syria several times a week: arms storehouses, weapons plants, surface-to-air missile batteries, and observation posts along the Israeli border. In the background is the tense relationship between Syrian President Bashar Assad and his Iranian guests. Iran admittedly made a significant contribution to the regime's survival during the civil war, but now the Assad regime is suffering from Iran's insistence on staying. Many recent attacks have been accompanied by strikes on Syrian anti-aircraft batteries.

2020-05-05 00:00:00

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