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Syria charges Israel with latst airstrike

A Syrian military source said that an Israeli missile attack on Syria killed two people, injured seven others and caused damage on Monday, state media reported. The state news agency SANA cited the source as saying that Syrian air defences had intercepted most of the Israeli missiles launched from the …

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UPDATES – Syria, Israel trade blames over latest airstrike

Syria’s air defenses on Monday intercepted ‘hostile targets’ above Damascus’ southwestern countryside, state media reported. No details were immediately available and there were no initial reports of damage or casualties. UPDATE Israeli aircraft attacked targets in Syria on Monday, the military said, describing the strikes as retaliation for an attempted …

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Syria thwarts Israeli airstrike on Damascus

Syrian air defenses on Monday intercepted a new Israeli “aggression” above the capital Damascus, state media said, in the latest wave of attacks that Western intelligence sources have said were Israeli strikes on a major Iranian-backed ammunition depot on the edge of the capital. State television said Israeli missiles had …

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Syria blocks Israeli missile attack on Halab

Syrian air defences thwarted an Israeli missile attack on a research centre and a military base in the northern province of Aleppo state media said on Monday in the fifth such strikes in two weeks on suspected Iranian targets. The Syrian army said in a statement that Israel hit military …

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Israeli helicopter strike on Syria

Israeli helicopters fired several rockets from the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights on targets inside southern Syria, Syrian state media reported on Friday, the latest in what intelligence sources say is an increase of strikes against Iranian-backed militias. Opposition sources in the area said several militia posts near Quneitra were targeted in …

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Russia is said to plan air-defence deal with India next week

Russia is expected to sign a deal to supply advanced S-400 surface-to-air missile systems to India next week during President Vladimir Putin’s visit to New Delhi, a Russian official said. The threat of US sanctions against buyers of Russian weapons — imposed most recently on China — won’t affect the …

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Raytheon forms new subsidiary in the UAE

US-based defence company Raytheon announced on Thursday that it has formed Raytheon Emirates, a new, wholly-owned subsidiary incorporated and headquartered in Abu Dhabi. The development comes as the firm marked its 30-year anniversary of partnership with the UAE.     Through partnerships with government, industry and academia, Raytheon is committed to …

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