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BEIRUT, LEBANON (12:30 A.M.) – Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu condemned the flare-up on the Israeli-Syrian border in a televised address from Tel Aviv on Saturday, after an Iranian drone was intercepted by the Israeli military earlier in the day.

Immediately afterwards, the Israel Air Force dispatched a squadron of eight fighter jets to attack the site where the drone had been launched from, prompting the SAA to retaliate with anti-aircraft fire.

One Israeli F-16 was reportedly struck, forcing its pilots to eject before the plane hit the ground in northern Israel. One crew member was severely injured. The Israeli government has not yet confirmed the downing of the jet at the time of writing.

Commenting on the incident, Netanyahu stated that ” Iran brazenly violated Israel sovereignty.”

“We will continue to do whatever is necessary to protect our sovereignty and our security,” he concluded.

Following the incident, Netanyahu reportedly urged Russian President Vladimir Putin to use his influence on Iran and Syria to soothe the looming conflict. Israel also appealed to the United Nations Security Council denouncing Iran’s conduct and “put an immediate end to Iranian provocations.”

Iran in turn denied Israel’s downing of a drone with the Foreign Ministry calling the account “ridiculous,” while the Syrian military insisted the drone had not violated Israeli airspace while it was on a mission to gather intelligence on the alleged presence of Islamic State fighters in the area.

Source: Ruptly

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Few care anymore what Bibi says anymore. He is a liar anyway .

As with a rabid dog, all one can do is keep away and if the dog gets too close, shoot it.

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Actually, I don’t know a single Jew who is open, honest and trustful with a non-Jew. For them all of us Christians, Muslims, Arabs, non-Arabs, Chinese, Indians and whatever you can think, we all are slaves to them, the God chosen. So, according to their holly book “Torah”, they can lie to any non-Jew and they do not commit any sin. There was a reason Hitler started to exterminate them from the face of this Earth. He just did one ridiculous mistake – he attacked Russia. If he haven’t attacked Russia, now the world would be much peaceful without the… Read more »

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That only applies to supremacists which IMHO are a minority.

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What aggression? Israel has been aggressive for years. Downing the plane in Syrian territory was perfectly justified. Though daft.

.p.s. Most Jews except Zionists agree & know that. They are not retarded in any way.

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Zion recognizes no other lows but their own, well known fact proven in UN for more than 70 years now, never obeying or responding to any UN Resolutions but always screaming “anti-semitism”

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Israeli states built on lies and terror and their PM himself involved in corruptions and fraud charges. He try to shift the attention from his problem with the law to attack Syria. He also doesn’t think that he is on occupied territories and his forces breaking the international law which he have no respect for . Desperate attempt because he lost his investment in the terrorists who are destroying Syria and killing Syrians. Israel need a good lesson to teach them to respect others and the damage they did worth more than F16. Forget about the S400 which are sitting… Read more »

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thus sayeth one of the perpetrators of 9/11. I wish shin bet would shut his big mouth like they did to Peron and the fat khazar pig Sharon.

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Norman Finkelstein is right. Until Israel is soundly defeated the Israelís will not learn. Just as Egypt never recovered from their defeat, Israel never recovered from their victories… and yet, somehow in the back of their minds 2006 is haunting them

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Then declare war against them. God knows we would. Or must Trump come and hold you in the hand. Sometimes you got to do it all by you´r self.

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Well, seems that Bibi is exaggerating a bit and it seems more BS for domestic policy while Israeli police recommanded him to be indicted for corruption. I can only advise SAA and Iranians to refrain from anything that can be used by Bibi to justify actions and Khamenei should refrain from talking as stupid as Trump as he’s used too: There’s already Erdogollum doing s**t in the north, IS is not terminated in the east, it will be already enough complicated to have the Yankees leaving, better avoid to trigger an Israeli intervention : let’s be clear, they’re by far… Read more »

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The SAA and Hezbollah are not women, children and old men. Hezbollah gave Israel what for last time around and the Israelis have not forgotten it, as well they shouldn’t. SAA and a stronger Hezbollah would be more than Israel would want to deal with. There is no threat of Israel invading Syria, they would not be assured of complete air superiority. Without that, they have zero chance and they know it.

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Daeshbags real catastrophe for whom?!? Syrians have already gone through so much during all those 7 years. There is nothing to loose. When your home is destroyed, your kids killed and your country is under attack from north, east and west, what could be more devastating than this? Syrians are on the roll to win this war against all the terrorists. One more war with one more country will be nothing more or less. All it matters is Syria to get free one day from all those cockroaches. Believe or not, they will succeed with the help of Hezbollah, Iran… Read more »

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They’re not the best army. They were beaten by a much less armed militia of a few thousand fighters when they invaded Lebanon. The best and most efficient fghting force in the ME is Hezbollah.