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Israel Struck Targets Near Damascus, Syrian Air Defense Fire Reached Tel Aviv (Videos, Photos)

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Israel Struck Targets Near Damascus, Syrian Air Defense Fire Reached Tel Aviv  (Videos, Photos)

An Israeli Air Force F-15 fighter jet flies during an aerial demonstration. (photo credit: AMIR COHEN – REUTERS)

Early on September 3, a series of Israeli strikes targeted the outskirts of the Syrian capital Damascus, according to the Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA).

A source in the Syrian military told the state-run news agency that the strikes were launched from the airspace of neighboring Lebanon.

“At about 1:26 am today, the Israeli enemy carried out an air aggression from southeast of Beirut, targeting some points in the vicinity of Damascus, our defenses confronted the aggressor’s missiles and downed most of them, losses were limited to materials,” the source said.

The Syrian Arab Air Defense Forces (SyAADF) engaged a number of hostile missile, as seen in several videos shared by the SANA. However, explosions were reported on the ground.

One of the anti-aircraft missiles launched by the SyAADF, reportedly a Soviet-made S-200, chased Israeli warplanes deep into Israel. The missile exploded midair off the shores of the capital Tel Aviv. No losses were reported as a result of the explosion.

In the last two months, the Israeli military struck several targets in central Syria. Many Syrian civilians, Iranian-backed fighters and service members were killed.

The recent strikes on Syria are a part of Israel’s “War-Between-Wars” military campaign, which is meant to hinder Iranian entrenchment in Syria. So far, the campaign has failed to achieve its main objective. Iran’s military presence in Syria never been stronger.

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IMHO

This isn’t news any more. Yawn.

farbat

so somebody has to fire a few rounds into the zionist usurper entity and hit something of theirs now aswell because the explosion over tel aviv was obviously just a slap in their face

Capt. Steven Hiller USMC

Why doesn’t Russia ever lift a finger to stop this? I think they secretly want Syria all for themselves and want Iran to leave. I hope I am wrong though.

Erik

I’m afraid, the world is ruled by the banker and bloodline families… (bloodline=incest)

Arch Bungle

Russia is infiltrated by a Jewish fifth column.

Remember, the USSR was a wholly Jewish project.

Corrupt shithole of Ukropisstan

Thsts ehy Russia stopped the Greater Israel and the New Khazaria projects,?
Try again…

Icarus Tanović

I told him so, once.

Icarus Tanović

What an utter stupidity.

Deng Xiaoping

It’s complex question. Syria and Israel have been in frozen war since 1967. They never made peace just ceasefires. So while NATO and Gulf States have been sponsoring proxy war against Syria, Israel has grown more brazen in launching direct attacks. Due to Syrian’s obviously being very preoccupied with internal terrorists on the ground. The Israeli approach is to attack a weakened enemy, and try to make this situation the new normal, of Israeli dominant aggression. However, the Israeli position is entirely dependent on Syria having ongoing major internal conflict, and thus not fully focused on repelling their neighboring state’s attacks. Russia’s position in this is a balancing act. The decades long war between Syria and Israel is not Russia’s war. However, Syria is a longstanding former Soviet and now Russian client state. But it is not Russia’s business to be in Syria fighting Israel, rather, it is Russia’s business to be in Syria fighting foreign sponsored terror factions, That is their self defined role, to stabilize the Syrian state and its governing institutions, against the NATO-Gulf proxy war (basically to counter the ongoing US regime change policy). The Russian’s have a clear strategic position, and are not there to over extend themselves, or be drawn into NATO traps, as was the case with Turkey being previously used by the US, as their stalking horse, to try for exactly that.

Last edited 22 days ago by Deng Xiaoping
Corrupt shithole of Ukropisstan

No the reason is much more simple.
S-300 and S-400 are too leathal, they could take out every Israeli jet.
But what than?
If Israel really wanted they could destroy them, either with tactical nukes or saturation.
You cant saturate Russian air defenses in Russia because they are many and layered.
But how many advanced launchers are in Syria?
Not enough.
They may be the best, but if you run out of missiles thats a problem.
So Israel wont attack Russia, and Russia wont blow Israeli jets out of the sky.
SAA is getting more leathal tho.
Their S-200 and BUK got new upgrades noth from Russia and China, they are 2-3 times more effective than just a couple of years ago.
They can repell moat attacks.
Why would Russia want Syria?
Russia has a lot more oil and gas and the pipelines are already up and running.
The only thing worth in Syria are the naval ports.
The rest is only charity.

PunchCardSystems

Israel has limited saturation capacity itself. It is a very small marginal country. It is dependent on US for its military hardware, despite whatever boasts the they like to make. These missile stocks always run out when heavily used in times of war, because they are made in the USA and have to delivered halfway across the world. Even Israel’s own Iron Dome batteries are basically out of missiles, after recent Gaza conflict, and Israel urgently wants US money to restock them, as publicly requested to Biden administration.

Fog of War

” If Israel really wanted they could destroy them, either with tactical nukes or saturation. ”

But they wont do that if Syria retaliates ? You logic needs adjusting.

Last edited 22 days ago by Fog of War
Paul Denton

Russia is known for Maskirovka, hiding their true strength.
I wouldn’t be surprised if Russia and Syria have already worked towards complete area denial against Israel but this just isn’t the right time to show Israel they got an ace up their sleeves.

The fact that only material losses are being taken from these Israeli attacks also means the SAA wouldn’t feel forced to show their hand

Rhodium 10

Because SAD use to shot down all missile…while pro Israeli sources spread fakes satellite photos and talk about casualties….but have you seen huge explosions on ground in Damascus?…have you seen israeli airstrikes in Gaza and the light that produce the explosions of israeli missile on ground?…

farbat

america is begging lebanon to buy fuel from the world and not to buy it from iran which means either way the plot of the zionists to starve lebanon collapsed just now and everytime they face a tactical or strategical defeat the zionists fire into syria which is just showing that they dont have in the slighest the upper hand but they behave like retards utterly ruinous in their little tiny usurper entity sore losers and not capable to solve any issues at hand

Last edited 22 days ago by farbat
Erik

They need the terretory around Israel for the returning Jewish people.. So it is not directly against Libanon..

Arch Bungle

Lebanon is the “territory around Israel”.

PunchCardSystems

Returning?! Completely wrong terminology. They are immigrants who are are emigrating.

Last edited 22 days ago by PunchCardSystems
Mahlabathini

They are squatting colonisers who will voluntarily return to their countries of origin or will fertilise the soil.

Deng Xiaoping

Surely the Lebanese understand the US is not their friend by now?! The US uses economic sanctions, direct and indirect, to keep Lebanon in perpetual rolling crises. That is exactly where the US wants Lebanon. It is US policy. As to assist the competing strategic interests of US client state Israel, against the interests of Lebanon. Lebanon would be wise to take a passive resistance approach to US, don’t invite open confrontation or conflict, but always politely dismiss or circumvent compliance with US demands.

Last edited 22 days ago by Deng Xiaoping
La Rata

S-200 ? Still Syria are using this System from the 1970. Why Russia do not allow Syria to use the S300 ??

Christian J. Chuba

This is odd. The Syrian crews have had more than enough time to train on the S-300 so I can only think of two explanations.
1. Russia has enough leverage to threaten Syria not to target Israeli jets unless they are over Syrian air space. Russia can withhold resupplying missiles, maintenance, upgrades.

2. This second S-200 range attack is a warning to Israel, it’s significant that it took place over Israeli territory, not over Lebanon or international air space (a very Russian thing to do, don’t risk foreign non-combatants). At some point there will be an S300 attack.

The thing that works against the second theory is that the Russians could let Syria ‘paint’ Israeli jets with S-300 radar, even without firing on them and that would make them wet their pants.

Deng Xiaoping

Is matter of location, Syria has its older network of SAMs, and the proximity of intruder to battery dictates the response from system. These missile may be old, but bear in mind when the proxy war against Syria began, select US trained militants were directed to storm the country’s SAM sites, especially across south west nearest Israeli, as first order of business. They did this and wrecked many of the installations. Just consider that, the militants didn’t immediately move to storm Damascus, they went to storm remote SAM sites. Which operate against foreign air forces. Exact same pattern as occurred in Libya a year earlier as part of NATO structured regime change operation. For decades, with S-200’s, Syria was considered to have most formidable of SAM networks amongst Arab states, and it was an effective deterrent to Israeli violations of their airspace. That is why it was immediately targeted by US trained militants, and many of the remote sites were caught off guard at time.

Last edited 22 days ago by Deng Xiaoping
A.H.

I hope that the tankers will also deliver hightec air defence to Syria and Lebanon. Then once the parasite planes are taking off, they will be downed, in Palestine, the mediterrania , over Libanon. Also need for balistic missils from Iran and warheads off 1000kg to rase the yankee bases in Jordan, because it is a legitime target in the war.

Cromwell

Its a scandal that Lebanon don’t have a air defence system or an airforce after decades of Zionist aggression,some of their politicians who have allowed this should be shot.

Arch Bungle

This is the second time in a year.

Syria clearly has the ability to wipe Tel Aviv out tomorrow if it came to that.

Why are they waiting…

Fog of War

Chabad Putin.

Cromwell

Its time some Israeli air bases were hit with ballistic missiles.

Corrupt shithole of Ukropisstan

Isis air force is a dud now.
Only caused minor damage.

Icarus Tanović

That’s right! Ahahahahahahahahahahahahahahaha.

Rhodium 10

All missile have been shot down…of course syrian sources always talk about material damage due the multiple debris that fall in population areas…but why we dont see huge explosion on ground?

John

Zionists digging themselves ever deeper into the hole that will eventually bury them.

Mahlabathini

The zionazi vermin is getting desperate. Good. Their reliance on golden calf, USA, is getting tougher after the yanks were soundly beaten by goat herders. Ultimately the ‘Sampson Option’? This I doubt as cowards, who like to kill unarmed women and children, fears and dreads death.

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