The leader of Lebanon’s militant Hezbollah boasted Thursday the group now possesses “highly accurate” missiles despite Israeli attempts to prevent it from acquiring such weapons. At TFS, we believe Hezbollah demonstrating Israeli effective bombing runs in Syria. The terror organization is simply lying in the hope it diminishes Israeli bombing
Syrian antiaircraft missiles accidentally shot down a Russian military surveillance aircraft spying on the USS ESSEX. 15 Russian service members died. The aircraft went down on Monday night off the Syrian coast. Assad shoots Russian spy plane but Putin threatens Israel instead. The next day, Russia accused Israel of indirectly causing
According to Syrian state media, Israel attacked Iranian terror conveyor belt at Damascus International Airport Saturday night with missiles. The state media claimed that Chemical Assad air defenses shot down some of them. A war monitoring group said the attack targeted an arms depot for Iranian forces or Lebanon’s Hezbollah
Syrian media media said loud blasts coming from an airbase early on Sunday were from an explosion at an ammunition dump. It said an electrical problem caused the explosion; but an official in the regional alliance backing Damascus said they were from Israeli strikes. Israel strikes Damascus Mezzeh military airport to
The leader of Lebanon’s Iran-backed Hezbollah, Hassan Nasrallah, said on Tuesday his group was stronger than ever and would “very soon” celebrate victory in Syria, where it has been killing Islamists and civilians alike. A sign that Iranian backed elements distressed by the new American sanctions are beginning to appear.
Those who are predicting the end of Syria’s civil war because the U.S. and Russia may possibly agree on a post-war formula need to temper their optimism. Syria is the new Israel. Syrians the new Palestinians. The war, for those who have followed carefully its trajectory, has exposed covert accommodations disguised