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Damascus accuses Israel of coordinating airstrikes with ‘terrorists’

David Adesnik
6th December 2017 - Quoted by Eleena Frisco - Tribu Magazine

Arab media reported that Israeli warplanes struck the Jamarya military installation and research center on the outskirts of Damascus overnight; this, just days after the destruction of an Iranian weapons facility near the Syrian capital was attributed to Israel.

The Observatory, which cited unnamed sources, said there were also "flashes in the shelling area believed to be caused regime's air defense launching its missiles to intercept".

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"Unless the US commits to preventing the march of these forces, Iran will be the ultimate victor in the Syrian conflict, thereby expanding its influence across the Middle East and setting the stage for future conflict - with both Sunni states and with Israel", observed David Adesnik, director of research at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies. "The target was a military base in the Damascus suburbs". 

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israel, syria