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Syrian air defenses intercept Israeli strikes on southern and eastern Syria

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Syrian air defenses responded to Israeli strikes on the airspace of the southeastern part of the country near the city of Sweida and in the eastern province of Deir al Zor bordering Iraq, state

Syrian air defenses responded to Israeli strikes on the airspace of the southeastern part of the country near the city of Sweida and in the eastern province of Deir al Zor bordering Iraq, state television said on Tuesday.

It did not give any details about the latest Israeli strikes, one of dozens that Israel had launched in recent months against suspected Iranian targets that are spread across Syria.

On Monday, Syrian air defenses intercepted an unknown drone attack in the airspace of the Syrian city of Jableh on the Mediterranean coast, state media said.

It gave no details. Previously, rebels have struck at the nearby Russian air base of Hmeimim, and Israel has been active for years in striking at Iranian bases that are spread across the war-ravaged country.

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Source: News https://english.alarabiya.net/en/News/middle-east/2020/06/23/Syrian-air-defenses-intercept-Israeli-strikes-on-southern-and-eastern-Syria.html

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