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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

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: businessinsider7 hr. 24 min. ago

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

Saudi Arabia is reportedly looking at buying Israel"s anti-missile Iron Dome system

AP Photo/Tsafrir Abayov Saudi Arabia has seen a number of missile attacks from Iran-backed Houthi rebels in Yemen. Israel's Iron Dome anti-missile system is among the most succesful missile defense countermesaures available. The fact that Sa.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 9th, 2018

Saudis Intercept Houthi Ballistic Missile Moments Before Striking Riyadh Royal Palace

For the third time in roughly seven weeks, Houthi rebels have fired a ballistic missile into Saudi Arabia, according to a spokesperson. The Volcano 2-H missile launched by the Yemeni rebels was reportedly shot down by Saudi air defenses just sec.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeDec 19th, 2017

The Pentagon is reportedly scouting the West Coast for sites for missile-defense systems

Thomson Reuters SIMI VALLEY, Calif (Reuters) - The U.S. agency tasked with protecting the country from missile attacks is scouting the West Coast for.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 3rd, 2017

Air Force awards massive hypersonic-weapon contract to Lockheed Martin

The $928 million contract follows a warning that Russia and China have developed a missile that could punch through U.S. defenses......»»

Category: topSource: washpostApr 18th, 2018

Air Force awards massive hypersonic-weapon contract to Lockheed Martin

The $928 million contract follows repeated Defense Department warnings that Russia and China have developed a hypersonic missile that could punch through U.S. defenses......»»

Category: topSource: washpostApr 18th, 2018

Wall St climbs as investors eye earnings

Stocks rose on Monday as investors turned their focus on corporate earnings and appeared less worried about the U.S.-led missile attacks in Syria. Fred Katayama reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersApr 16th, 2018

Wall Street rises, focus turns to earnings from geopolitics

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks closed higher on Monday, with the biggest boosts from technology and healthcare sectors as investors were optimistic about earnings season and appeared less worried about U.S.-led missile attacks in Syria......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 16th, 2018

Compare incredible satellite photos of a Syrian research center before and after Trump"s devastating missile strike

Omar Sanadiki/Reuters US President Donald Trump orde.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 16th, 2018

European Union foreign ministers warn of new Syrian sanctions

After Britain and France joined the US in missile salvoes meant to knock out Syrian chemical arms facilities, EU foreign ministers eyed steps to deepen the isolation of Bashar al-Assad.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardApr 16th, 2018