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The warning comes against the backdrop of ongoing tension with the Assad regime in recent months, which included a series of confrontations.
In Lavrov's view, the biggest threat in Syria today is posed by US-backed opposition forces, some of which are also aligned with Israel.
The UAV was made in Russia, and launched by the Assad army, apparently for gathering intelligence about the deployment of anti-government forces along the border with Israel.
The drone was flying over the demilitarized zone on the Northern Golan Heights.
A "spillover" of four Syrian rockets hit the Israeli side of the Golan Heights early Saturday morning, triggering rocket alerts on the Golan Heights.
The IDF issued a statement following the operation: We will not tolerate any attempt to harm Israeli sovereignty.
Needless to say, the Syrian military's official announcement did not mention the nature of the target - a chemical weapons plant.
In the end, any deal that was conceived by Iran and Syria, directly or through proxies, is by definition a bad deal and must be sabotaged -- this appears to be the current American motivation over in the Syrian desert.
Assad had a special message for his neighbor to the north Erdogan, who, he said, "is playing the role of political beggar after his support for terrorists was exposed."
The IDF said it had hit two Syrian artillery cannons and a truck carrying ammunition.
Three or four Iranian cargo planes were reported to have landed at the military airbase near the Damascus international airport only hours before an...
The blast could be heard throughout the Syrian capitol and woke up many residents.
No one was injured, and no damage was reported from the attacks.
Hezbollah knows that civilian killed by Israel are a strategic asset. They reportedly offered reduced-price housing to Shiite families who allowed them to store rocket launchers in their homes
Iran has been making serious efforts to forge a shiite territorial contiguity from its border all the way to Lebanon.
The Syrian dictator's knight in shining armor is Russian President Vladimir Putin.
The fall of Aleppo could mark the approaching final days of the Syrian rebel armies, bringing Syria closer to an end of the civil war begun in 2011, and a return of Assad's government control over the country's five major cities.
So far there has been no report of the Syrian army firing at the two IAF attacks.
"Israel has a principle: we do not interfere in regional crises, including in what is taking place in Syria," the ambassador said.
As the Israeli Air Force was hitting Syrian Army positions, the other side launched two S-200 (SAM) ground-to-air missiles from Damascus.
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