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#Syria “If Russian missiles (presumably operated by Russian military personnel) begin to shoot at Israeli aircraft, the Israelis will undoubtedly attack”

NATIONAL POST Putin may not want a fight with Israel, but he may get it by David J. Bercuson October 5, 2018 Syrian president Bashar Al-Assad can sleep a little better these days now that Russia has completed delivery of … Continue reading

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“It is a commonly held view that Israel’s possession of the Golan Heights is illegal under international law. But this position is not tenable”

DAILY TELEGRAPH In the Name of Peace, It Is Time to Accept Israel’s Possession of the Golan Heights by Rafael Bardaji and Richard Kemp October 2, 2018 The Golan Heights were a launch-pad for aggression against Israel from the rebirth … Continue reading

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“While Netanyahu expressed “regret” over the deaths of the Russians in a phone call with Putin, he nevertheless reiterated Israel’s position that full responsibility rests with Syria and its allies”

MEDIA LINE Israeli Delegation Heads To Moscow To Present Findings Over Downed Russian Jet by Charles Bybelezer September 20, 2018 An Israeli delegation led by the head of the air force left for Moscow Thursday morning to present preliminary findings … Continue reading

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“Putin told reporters that the downing of the plane by Syrian air defenses was a “chain of tragic accidental circumstances””

TIMES OF ISRAEL Netanyahu, Putin talk amid tensions over downing of Russian spy plane’ by Agencies and Staff September 18, 2018 Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke Tuesday with Russian President Vladimir Putin amid rising tensions between the two countries after … Continue reading

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Israeli Patriot missiles bring down Syrian fighter jet

TIMES OF ISRAEL IDF shoots down Syrian fighter jet that entered Israeli airspace by Judah Ari Gross July 24, 2018 The Israeli Air Force shot down a Syrian fighter jet that traveled two kilometers into Israeli airspace on Tuesday afternoon, … Continue reading

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“After Netanyahu meets Moscow’s FM, senior official says Jerusalem insisting Iranian forces leave Syria entirely”

TIMES OF ISRAEL Israel rejects Russian offer to keep Iran 100 km from Syrian border by Raphael Ahren July 23, 2018 Israel has rejected a Russian proposal to keep Iranian forces in Syria 100 kilometers (62 miles) away from Israel’s … Continue reading

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“Washington and Western powers scrambled to coordinate the U.N., Israel and Jordan as crisis worsened on Golan and Syrian regime closed in”

JERUSALEM POST Inside Israel’s Secret and Unprecedented Rescue of Syria’s White Helmets by Seth J. Frantzman July 23, 2018 An operation of this type had never been done before. Evacuating hundreds of people from Syria into Israel with the support … Continue reading

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