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Israel launches strong attack on Syrian capital, targets military bases

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Israel launched a strong attack on the Syrian capital

Israel Hamas War: A fierce war continues between Israel and Hamas. Israel is attacking Gaza strongly. Meanwhile, Israel is now fighting not only with Gaza but also with Houthi rebels in Yemen and Hezbollah of Lebanon. Meanwhile, Israeli missile strikes have hit military sites around the capital Damascus, the latest in a series of attacks targeting military installations in Syria.

According to Syria’s SANA news agency, several powerful explosions were heard in Damascus throughout the night.

A Syrian army statement said the Israeli attack was carried out from the direction of the occupied Golan Heights, Xinhua news agency quoted Sanaa as saying. Syrian air defense systems shot down some of the missiles and there was no loss of life.

Damascus International Airport targeted

According to the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights war monitor, Israeli missiles targeted the areas of Sayyida Zainab and Damascus International Airport in the Damascus countryside, where Hezbollah and Iranian militias are based. The Observatory said targets belonging to the Syrian Air Defense Forces were also targeted, with no reports of any human losses so far. It has recorded 62 incidents of Israel targeting Syrian territory since the beginning of 2023. Israel has carried out several airstrikes in Syria in recent years, reportedly targeting Iran-backed militias and arms shipments whose It is believed that these were carried out against the Iran-backed Hezbollah terrorist group.

Amidst the war, Netanyahu discussed with Putin on phone

Meanwhile, in the Israel-Hamas war, Russia has so far adopted a soft stance towards Hamas. On many occasions he has even criticized Israel. Amidst all this, Netanyahu himself has spoken to Putin on the phone. The Israeli Prime Minister has expressed his displeasure over many matters. During the phone discussion, Netanyahu expressed his displeasure and said that Russian representatives at the United Nations (UN) and other forums are continuously making statements against Israel. Israel expressed dissatisfaction with this stance of Russia. He also expressed concern over the increasing cooperation between Iran and Russia. Netanyahu said that any country that has faced an attack like Israel has always reacted strongly and Israel is also doing the same.

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