Israeli Warplanes Strike Damascus Airport, Air Defense Troops’ Positions (Video, Photos)

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On September 15, warplanes of the Israeli Air Force (IAF) carried out an airstrike on the Damascus international airport, south of the Syrian capital, according to the Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA). The state-run news agency said that the Syrian Arab Air Defense Forces (SyAADF) intercepted several Israeli missiles over Damascus.

Local sources and eyewitnesses said that one of the aerial objects, which were hit by the SyAADF was brighter and larger than usual. This allowed some experts to speculate that the object was a large unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) or even an aircraft of the IAF.

Israeli Warplanes Strike Damascus Airport, Air Defense Troops' Positions (Video, Photos)

Click to see full-size image, By SANA

Israeli Warplanes Strike Damascus Airport, Air Defense Troops' Positions (Video, Photos)

Click to see full-size image, By SANA

Few minutes after the first airstrike, Israeli warplanes carried out a series of airstrikes on a base of the SyAAF around Damascus. Syrian pro-government activists said that an S-200 long-range surface-to-air missile system was damaged as a result of the airstrikes.

Local observers pointed out that Israel only attack the SyAADF when one of its aerial assets is damaged or even shoot down. However, these speculations are yet to be confirmed.

The situation is still developing.

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  • Attrition47

    Blow the fuckers out of the sky.

    • jorge

      People, go to the Syrian Army.

  • MADE MAKER

    BOMB BACK FAKE ISRAEL

    • putinbeater

      yup, syria has b-2 bomber. hundreds of them

  • Prince Teutonic

    My thoughts exactly. You can clearly see a debris falling down after missile hit “it”…

  • Orcs are gathering against Syria on all fronts. FUKUS, ZIO, Wahhabi and Ottoman Orcs.

    • Blaine

      Russia should not have postponed Idlib campaign. Maybe they have different view, but to the US block any hesitation is sign of weakness / lack of resolve and invites an attack that otherwise mightn’t have had the courage to launch.

      The time for positioning pieces is over.

      • jorge

        Blaine, how is the weather in Langley?

        • You can call me Al

          Sorry, Jorge, but I think his comment is spot on. To me also, the operation is 1 and 1/2 weeks late; since in that time, the Turks and the Yankers have reinforced.

          But as Merijn stated, it will still come good, but it will be a hell of a lot harder (in my view).

          • Blaine

            Initiative is slipping. Better to have plowed ahead and Nicki Haley can blow about it after the fact, than have her in advance articulate red lines “see,THEY are the aggressor”. Turkey has their own agenda, US, Israel, YPG…only SAA and Russia want territorial integrity. Am not sure Iran even cares as long as central Syria remains in govt hands – who more pragmatic than they facing down the last 15+ years?

            But what of the resources needed to rebuild? Once outside help evaporates they (Syrians) be left in the lurch dependent on whims and conflicts of third parties. They must control the resource rich parts of the country, and now is the time before the trenches are dug ever deeper – in for a penny in for a pound – get it done already!

            And…a major loss here invites a frenzy against Russia itself.

          • You can call me Al

            Yep. Regards Iran; they also want territorial integrity, I would assume due to the Kurds + direct routes to The Lebanon.

            1. The Kurds – if the Kurds can be seen to gain power by their behaviour in Iran and Syria, maybe they will do it in Iran as well – https://iranprimer.usip.org/sites/default/files/u/ChartEthnic.jpg

            I think you will find that is why the Iranians panicked a little in Iraq and sent their troops and militias over to put the Kurds back in their place.
            Kurds, obviously are now playing the game in Syria, so I think all hell will break out soon….. now no.2

            2. Direct routes to The Lebanon

            You can add The Lebanon to the following “Syria and Iran are strategic allies. Syria is usually called Iran’s “closest ally”, with ideological conflict between the Arab nationalism ideology of Syria’s secular ruling Ba’ath Party and the Islamic Republic of Iran’s pan-Islamist policy notwithstanding.”

            Some reading – http://www.thetower.org/article/the-iranian-empire-is-almost-complete-hezbollah-syria-lebanon-iraq/

            If you look at the map below: https://www.eda.admin.ch/content/dam/deza/Images/Karten/middle_east_deza_en_web.jpg/_jcr_content/renditions/cq5dam.thumbnail.588.368.png

            At one time, Iran had a direct route via Iraq, into Syria and then onto The Lebanon; now the US have blocked the East route (with the Kurds- SDF and obviously Turkey have blocked the Northern routes.

            Whilst Idlib is important, the SHTF after that when Iran steps up a gear – my view only.

            PS As for “US, Israel, YPG” – my view of all three of them will not be published, so I remain silent.

          • Rüdiger Preiss

            It’s a very challenging situation. A week or so towards the end of August The SAA only just have dropped leaflets to advise civilians of safe corridors, when soon after intelligence unveiled the Idlibistanis had canisters of chlorine and started their movie project, which would have given them a second White Helmets Oscar nomination in Bullywood. At this point the US already had re-inforced their missile launching platforms around the Eastern Mediterranean and Persian Gulf, as well as installed air defense within their SDF bases. Launching the SAA advance at that point would have instantly caused a US/coalition response as in April, but x5 if not greater. They’d have found “official” reason to destroy the SAAD, something Israel has been hoping for ever since. The Russians would have two choices, attack US/coalition forces or watch. Either way, very bad. So the SAA moved from “full blown advance” to subversive units who’d gather intelligence and precision strikes of dug in terrorist hideouts. You also have to understand that most likely 80% of civilians in Idlibistan are brainwashed. You should see some of their propaganda … pictures of dried out corpses that apparently were prisoners of the “democratic opposition”, killed and tortured in the most inhumane ways by the “Assad Regime”. Pictures of children starved to death; Mutilated babies. These people are so convinced that if the SAA enters Idlib, it will be their certain death. Those few civilians who see through this propaganda and try to escape are quickly filtered out and are waiting in prison cells to become human shields. Hence, as soon as the SAA moves in, ALL HELL would brake loose. I think the SAA, Hesbollah and Russian Forces are doing exactly what’s best for Syria and the Syrian people. They keep Idlib surrounded and they work with intelligence and precision targeting. This might well take a long time, but certainly is a much safer strategy. I hope their subversive units are able to eliminate key terrorists and foreign advisers. Meanwhile they are also busy clearing up the ISIS thugs who keep popping up from Al Tanaf and the East side of Deir Ezzor

          • Rüdiger Preiss

            That’s exactly what I meant earlier. We will get to hear more of such ;)
            https://en.muraselon.com/2018/09/idlib-terrorist-commander-eliminated-by-syrian-troops/

          • You can call me Al

            Understood, thanks for that, very informative.

      • Concrete Mike

        That american thinking…russia is in the driver seat, and they dont think like americans, expect the unexpected.

        • jorge

          Concrete, they are abstract idiots, without cure, they have loosed the Indochina war and they have loosed the change of dolllars for gold. If you find in all the History such some more idots like them , please, tell me, because I can’t.

          • Shibumi

            Jorge, perder en inglés y en el pasado se dice ¨lost¨como en lost Indochina ¨

        • Ronald

          Just an attempt at pushing SAA into an attack, as they have the propaganda all set up timing wise ( Skipral, “Russian Agents” etc).

        • putinbeater

          ruskies think not at all

          • Brother Thomas

            Keep telling yourself that 😉

          • Selbstdenker

            Looks like thinking on your side is more a random process where outcomes are mainly unlucky?

          • FlorianGeyer

            And like Libtards the world over, you actually seek to project what you are and do onto your enemies.

            It’s a simplistic method adopted by spoilt children to divide families that more often than not destroys the well being of the child.

            That’s YOU ‘ putinhater’.

      • Merijn

        The Americans & Friends still think they are Playing Poker & can Bluff their way out…. they don’t realise Yet they are Playing Russian Roulette..with themselves..Spin the cylinder, place the muzzle against Your head and simply pull the Trigger… those are the Rules of this Game…In the Meantime Russia Keeps Eliminating Western Wahhabi Headchoppers

        • You can call me Al

          Quietly, quietly, catch the monkey…..

        • putinbeater

          putin was bluffing. miserable.

          • Merijn

            Russia played an intelligent Game up till now….the U.S., the U.K., IsraHell, France, Wahhabistan, NATO & their Headchopper-Buddies couldn’t have been more Exposed and in a Worse situation than they are in at the moment….They are a Disgrace to Humanity…

        • FlorianGeyer

          Yes Merijn, so many Headchoppers have been eliminated that the NATO Child Killers are having to be directly employed now.

      • Zionism = EVIL

        Russia’s bi-polar and wavering policies are causing US/Zionist arrogance. Russia needs to act and if it can not, then at least arm its “allies” with modern weapons. The decoration piece S-400 should be handed over to Hezbollah and SAA, so that they can defend themselves. Russia is in collusion with Zionists since there are million and a half pretend “Jews” in occupied Palestine, including the dumb ugly Zionist Defence Minister Lieberman.

      • putinbeater

        russia is trapped in its stupidities. gave power to turks. for nothing. if russia agrees with taking idlib, turkey will immediately kick in ass the eurasian shits. and counterattack together with usa. putin is miserable chesshamer (as always ruskies were; before ww2, during cold war, and also now).

      • Brother Thomas

        Maybe, maybe not. The long game is in Russia’s favor. The US is in a state of dangerous internal turmoil and inexorable imperial decline.

        And I like not waking up in the morning without anticipating mushroom clouds. This is a chess game, not an arm-wrestle. Brains over testosterone

        • Blaine

          I agree with what you say re the long game, but that game is one best played out closer to home in Russia’s case. The longer the situation in Syria remains in flux with the economy suspended, the tougher it will be to rebuild or even take control of the nation’s resources – plenty of which are outside Assad’s grip.

          Turkey is hardening their position, US is hardening their position, Israel is increasing their tempo to coincide with final ethnic cleansing push internally. The goblins haven’t given up, not by any means.

          Is possible if not likely that SAA simply wasn’t prepared to move any faster, or maybe the hope is to apply pressure and wait for internal confusion/infighting among dirtbags in Idlib with resulting backlash for Turkey.

          IDK, the Turkish Govt has solid base of support, USA flagwavers don’t stop to wonder how Marines protecting jihadis has anything to do with anything, Israel also has strong political support for whatever means are deemed expedient. It would be heartbreaking for Syria to fall after possibly the most heroic stand of any peoples since the Red Army defeated the Nazis.

          • Brother Thomas

            Yes, it would be a heartbreak. But I do not see Syria easily falling. For that there would need to be serious NATO boots on the ground which I do not see happening. Nor will it be easy for NATO to maintain the kind of air superiority it has in past regime changes. Finally, any protracted conflict where NATO suffers casualties will have considerable political blowback at home.

            Patience. The long game. Not unnecessarily giving ground but neither being belligerent and confrontational. Putin and Lavrov have it right.

    • Rob

      Actually US, UK and Israel don’t want that the terrorists are neutralize and Syrian war end because these terrorists are created and financed by them for covert agenda that is to encroach land from Syria and establish new states and weapons depots there as they are doing in all countries in the world.

      • Timb

        Yes, the terrorist are US and UK stooges; but remember, the US and UK are Israeli stooges!

    • Thunder

      they still won’t win..these occultist orcs

    • Zionism = EVIL

      Zionist cowards only understand retaliation, Syria should target Ben Gurion airport in occupied Palestine with long range missiles.

      • Icarus Tanović

        In time.

    • Icarus Tanović

      Big nosed chimps learned how to speak! And drive tanks to Idlib. One can’t blame animals for such behavior.

    • putinbeater

      thanks Putin, for their inviting as western partners

    • Free man

      The Iranians said last week that they would no longer accept “hit and run” events.
      It seems that as a response to the bombing yesterday, the Iranians will increase the level of threats and curses.

      • It could be so, but if it is they are hardly the only ones to draw a “Red Line in the Sand”! :D

        • Free man

          The Iranians are pathetic.
          Better to be quiet than to threaten knowing in advance that you are too weak to carry out your threats.
          Everyone now sees what Iran’s real power is against real armies.

  • leon mc pilibin

    The synagogue of Satan.These scumbags will get what they deserve soon enough.Can you imagine the uproar if Syria had attacked hell Aviv airport?

  • stary ujo

    On the international airport arent Iran troops ,why Israel attacked Syria? What do OSN LTD USA?

    • Elisabeth Jenders

      Even if Iranians had been there – what business of Israel is it?

      • Concrete Mike

        Yeaah really, might I add there are civilians at that airport as well.

        • Sinbad2

          Not from an Israeli perspective, non Jews are not human, they are merely rodents in the mind of Israel.

    • Sinbad2

      The Israelis want to destroy Syria’s economy.
      The Israelis target educational and commercial targets, the aim is to keep all Arabs stupid and poor, so they are easier to rule.
      The Israelis envisage a huge Israel, run like Africa in colonial times, where they are the masters, and the Arabs their slaves.

    • Thunder

      Syria is the back door to israhell thats why

  • Hind Abyad
    • Rob

      Israel is a non state organization like ISIS and they are consists of a bunch of terrorists that came from UK. This is a war between UK and Muslim world. If Muslim world woke up then they can win this war from UK other wise their children will be butchered like this that UK rulers are butchering them for the last 200 years.

  • LR captain

    Warning this is type of post what will warrant ads and other hasbrat operatives.

    if some is pro-western Israeli
    if they do not provide deviance
    if they think they have morale high-ground.
    if they are very new and not been before
    if they there grammar is exceptional
    if they counter your evidence with criticism and insults.
    if they post and add of any type.
    please report them

    if we do not get rid of them will only cause large pointless arguments with replies containing 3-9 words each. making chat pointless.

  • Elisabeth Jenders

    I wonder what is Israel’s power to act in such an impudent way? Who granted them this privilege?

    To say, as Menachim Begin did, ‘Our race is the Master Race. We Jews are
    divine gods on this planet. We are as different from the inferior races
    as they are from insects. In fact, compared to our race, other races are
    beasts and animals, cattle at best. Other races are considered as human
    excrement. Our destiny is to rule over the inferior races. Our earthly
    kingdom will be ruled by our leader with a rod of iron. The masses will
    lick our feet and serve us as our slaves.’

    • Sinbad2

      “Who granted them this privilege?”

      The United States of America.

    • Tommy Jensen

      Israel dont do anything without instructions from overseas.

      • potcracker2588

        lol donkey…its the other way round…idiot

      • Thunder

        ya..he was briefed..hence

      • gustavo

        I would say, Israel gives intruction to oversea.

      • Elisabeth Jenders

        “Every time we do something you tell me America will do this and will do
        that . . . I want to tell you something very clear: Don’t worry about
        American pressure on Israel. We, the Jewish people, control America, and
        the Americans know it.” – Israeli Prime Minister, Ariel Sharon,
        October 3, 2001

    • Thunder

      u know who granted them the privledge as u say?why the un and briton they r the ones who gave it to these flesh eaters,and now they have the americans to be their body guards while they murder brown children on stolen lands just like the brits and un i suppose,they too kill poor brown and black children in other countries don’t they??your all fckn freaks!!

  • TiredOfBsToo

    When the missiles rain down on Israel in the well deserved karma they’ve earned, I will celebrate like I’ve never celebrated before.

    I often wonder if Israel is used to probe the Syrian air defenses for the Empire as everyone is used to seeing them do this regularly.

    • LR captain

      Hezbollah will rain missiles over 2/3 of all Israeli land. once Israel use up its anti missile systems on short range cheaply made mass produced missiles.

    • Sinbad2

      Yes that’s what I thought.
      The US is modifying its missiles to make them immune to Russian defenses, they get Israel to test them out, so the US will not look impotent again.

      • TiredOfBsToo

        I think it’s more of trying to see what’s effective in a strike such as a swarm of missiles to overwhelm the defensive capabilities of the Syrians. Judging from how long and how much money the US spends on weapons design; f35 still very problematic, I doubt seriously they could modify anything that quickly.

    • Neurasth

      I will celebrate too brotha. Infact, no joke, it would be one of the most wonderful moment of the decade.

    • Boris Kazlov

      I have my 1.5 liter Russian vodka prepared for the joyous day.

  • Wolfgang Wolf

    another F-35 with “bird strike”

    • BL

      It was hit by a “Stork”, a “Stork-200”.

  • Martin Petrovski

    Russia needs to stop wasteing its time with this 3rd world arab shithole its not worth Russian blood to defend arabs who wont return the faivor.

    • jorge

      Don’t worry, go to yours own shit hole in Amerika.

    • Sinbad2

      Russia is not defending Syria, it is defending Russia.
      American aggression will not end until the whole world is enslaved.
      Better to fight the Americans in Syria than Russia.

      • PZIVJ

        Well stated Sinbad ! :)

    • Thunder

      u were once seen in the eyes of the world as villians now many look at u all as heroes..be content its better then being hated white man

      • Thunder

        u white folk can’t afford to much more of that hatred..trust me

    • neil barron

      Agree but! but their there to protect the Motherland and that is a driving force to keep all those Satanic Islamic Takfiri in their dens and dead. We all have that problem that people here don’t look at what they’ll do if their running amuck on the whole world. That is what evil and hate will do, a dystopian world.

  • Manuel Flores Escobar

    Always use to say that S-200 have been damage…I have already heard it several times even before F-16 was shot down by S-200….

  • Tommy Jensen

    S-300.
    But you guys refused to listen and alternative media remained silent.

    • John Whitehot

      why oh why they refuse to listen to ya.

  • windsor1

    The problem in the middle is not Syria but Israel. The reason US spends more than the next 10 biggest spenders combined is, in large part, to make sure the rogue state of Israel is protected. The other reason is the military industrial complex and its revolving door to and from the Pentagon. If the US were to abandon Israel, as it should, it would tone down Israeli aggression on other states and at the same time save the US taxpayer a ton of tax money. Unfortunately Bubba loves fake news and war so it is unlikely to change. The aggression in Syria by the Israeli’s might get the US in WW3.

  • potcracker2588

    LOLOLOLOLOL……keep on bsss here…unless u accept the obvious…..
    a one world governmnet with jerusalem as its capital under satanic jewish leadership.period

  • Rodney Loder

    Putin really needs a fire lit under his arse, israel is only helping to get him moving, to think Trump could win is to say bring on the end of Russia China Iran and Venezuela but it’s even greater than that, the Yanks would be dispatching Ambassadors as enforcers to every country on Earth.

    The US doesn’t compete producing anything now except the dang dang fang stocks selling Hollywood and Disneyland imagine what it will be when Trump is the Greatest leader ever to have been or become right here on Earth, light a bigger fire israel Syria needs a S400 right now.

  • AmericanCossack

    Cheap shots. That’s all the IDF’s good for. Cheap Shots.

  • Manuel Flores Escobar

    A military expert would say that in the video we see an incoming cruise missile ( maybe AGM 142 Popeye) which have been hit previously( its coming burning) and later explode!…instead of a ground to air missile shot down another missile…

    • John Whitehot

      a military expert would not be able to say what the object hit by a SAM is.

      among other things it could be:

      – a A2G missile that has been just launched,
      – an aircraft (most definitely single engined) with afterburner engaged, whose engine is destroyed by the SAM.

  • EL ZORRO

    The Ashkenazi Khazarian MAFIA, disguised as jews, are the most DESPICABLE people on the face of the planet, they attack Syria and blame Syria for the attack with their MANUFACTURED “EVIDENCE”(their terrorist launch mortar to Golan to advise their zionist masters) , they attack Syria if they obtain air defense, and attack Syria without air defense, they are a DEMONIC RACE. Their whole history had been one of OBTAIN TERRITORY through extermination and GENOCIDE of the people of those territory.

  • Icarus Tanović

    Israeli noses are bleeding tonight.

  • Oscar Silva Martinez

    Useless attacks, too late to change the outcome of this war

  • Brother Thomas

    Much if not all of the Syrian uprisings are part of the neocon / PNAC regime change agenda with Israel as a key driver. To thwart this effort the direct cost to Israel has to somehow be increased. Strengthening air defences so that attacking Israel planes at put at risk would seem to be an obvious step.

    An excellent article from Caitlin Johnstone on Syria.
    https://caitlinjohnstone.com/2018/09/13/four-reasons-why-interventionism-in-syria-is-crazy-and-stupid/

  • Don Machiavelli

    Israel was made by terrorism ( Irgun, Hagana, Lehi ) and it was made for terrorism. What did anyone expect from such a state? Love and peace with it’s neighbors? Just take look at who was prime minister of so called Israel. Since 1948 it were all terrorists at top of the state… Today it’s their relatives who continue oppression.

    I give it maximum 10 years if it doesn’t learn to behave.

  • Time someone put that miserable little shìthole of postage stamp country out of its misery.

  • §âm

    What a joke… please tell me how bashar gonna retake golan if he can’t stop attacks on his capital?

    • Free man

      Israel attacked Iranian weapons warehouses.
      But don’t worry, as a response the Iranians will raise the level of their threats to ” threat 5 “.

    • John Whitehot

      who said the attack wasn’t stopped?
      videos shows things being shot down.

  • John Whitehot

    i’ve read about the event on several different news providers, it’s not clear if the Israelis scored even one hit on the intended targets.

  • Joe Doe

    Syria really needs to get the S-400 and start shooting down those aggressors. Syria can’t continue defending itself only, but shooting down the rackets, but also the Airplanes. Russia should deliver the S-400 ASAP to Syria. Syria already proof as good friend and allies to Russia.