Syrian air defenses reportedly respond to new missile attacks

Hassan Ammar/AP Photo Syrian air defenses are responding to a new series of strikes, according to multiple news reports published on Monday night. Syrian state news organizat.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 16th, 2018

The US military is reportedly looking to install anti-missile defenses in Germany — and it"s sure to rankle Russia


Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 1st, 2018

Israel reportedly just launched missile attack near Homs in Syria

Ministry of Defense via AP Israel reportedly launched missiles at a military airport near Homs in Syria on Thursday.  Al-Qusayr is an Iranian Revolutionary Guard and Hezbollah stronghold. Syrian state media said a mil.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 24th, 2018

Israel"s F-35s reportedly saw combat in a raging Syrian air war that smashed Russian defenses

Israeli Air Force Isreal used its US-made F-35 Lightning II stealth fighter jet in combat in the raging air war over Syria, making it the first country to ever to do so, its military confirmed on Tuesday. The F-35s took part in a major air battle in wh.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 22nd, 2018

After Israeli PM Netanyahu met Putin, Russia says it won"t sell advanced missile defenses to Syria

Pool/Maxim Shipenkov via Associated Press Russia is not in talks with the Syrian governm.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 11th, 2018

Russia is reportedly close to giving Syria a new missile defense system — and Israel just vowed to destroy it if attacked

Reuters Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman said that if Russia planned to give the Syrian military S-300 air defense systems, then Israel "will destroy them" The response comes after a news report in the Russian news outlet Kommersant, .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 24th, 2018

Syria reportedly only fired 2 air defense missiles during the US strike, and then fired 38 more blindly

Syrian air defenses activated and fired interceptor missiles during the US, UK, France's strike, but reportedly only a couple had a chance of hitting their targets. Syria fired.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 19th, 2018

How Syria"s Assad allegedly used the horror of gas attacks to win on the battlefield despite the missile strike

REUTERS/Omar Sanadiki After Syrian forces bombed the town of Douma earlier this month in an attack the United States says involved chlorine gas, Washington and its allies launched missile strik.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 17th, 2018

Syria claims to thwart missile attack, later says it fired off defenses in a false alarm

AP Photo/Hassan Ammar A false alarm led to Syrian air defense missiles being fired overnight and no new attack on Syria took place, Syrian state media and a military commander said on Tuesday. Syrian and Hezbollah .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 17th, 2018

Syria says there was another missile attack on Monday, and Israel and the US are saying nothing

Hassan Ammar/AP Photo Syrian anti-aircraft defenses shot down missiles fired at airbases Syria's state television and pro-Irania.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 17th, 2018

Earnings Parade Continues This Week After Missile Attacks, With Banks, Netflix On Way

Missiles flashed over the Syrian skies late Friday after a week of questi.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaApr 16th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Syria brushes off U.S.-led airstrikes, launches new attacks against rebels

Syrian armed forces on Sunday unleashed airstrikes against rebels and shelled what rescue workers said were civilian homes, as President Bashar al-Assad sought to demonstrate his regime’s continued strength a day after a U.S.-led missile attack.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 15th, 2018

To Respond to Syria, the U.S. Needs a Clear Military Strategy | Opinion

Military threats to deter chemical attacks have so far failed to restrain the Syrian regime, and they risk escalating the horrific conflict even further......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekApr 14th, 2018

Russia Will Bomb U.S. Missile Launch Sites If Trump Attacks Syria, Ambassador Warns

Alexander Zasypkin said any U.S. missiles fired at Syria would be downed by Russian defenses......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekApr 11th, 2018

Syria Chemical Attack: The UN"s Ability To Respond To Humanitarian Crisis Is Fundamentally Flawed | Opinion

Despite the severity of the Syrian regime’s past chemical attacks against civilians, and their almost universal condemnation, the legal justification for previous U.S. strikes against the Syrian regime has been hotly debated......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekApr 10th, 2018

U.S. Navy Destroyer Armed With Tomahawks Arrives Off Syrian Coast, "Harassed" By Russian Warplanes

As the situation in Syria continues to escalate, guided missile destroyer USS Donald Cook has weighed anchor off Syrian territorial waters, and is reportedly being "harassed" by low-flyi.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeApr 9th, 2018

Russia Blames Israel for Loss of Plane Shot Down by Syria Air Defenses

Russia blamed Israel for the loss of one of its reconnaissance planes shot down overnight by Syrian defense systems, boosting tensions between Moscow and Tel Aviv, who have painstakingly avoided direct conflict in Syria until now......»»

Category: europeSource: wsjSep 18th, 2018

Syria accidentally shot down a Russian plane while fending off an Israeli missile strike

Hassan Ammar/AP Photo US military officials believe Syrian forces accidentally shot down.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 17th, 2018

Unclaimed missile strike pounds Syrian town hosting Russian naval base

Step News Agency via Youtube Syria's coastal city of Latakia, which hosts a large Russian naval base and military presence, has come under attack from an unclaimed missile strike that Syria attributes to Israel. An .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 17th, 2018

Air Strikes Target Damascus: Syrian Officials Say "Israeli Missile Attack" Thwarted

Syrian state media reports that several Israeli airstrikes have targeted Damascus international airport, .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeSep 15th, 2018

Russia reportedly warns the US that it"s prepared to attack a key base where dozens of US troops are stationed

Rodi Said/Reuters Russia has reportedly warned the US that its military and allied Syrian forces were ready to attack a key US-held base in Syria, acc.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 6th, 2018