Israel 'strikes weapons depot meant for Iran or Hezbollah near Damascus airport'

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Syria's state media says Israel has launched a missile attack on Damascus International Airport.

Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday his country is taking action to stop its foes from acquiring sophisticated arms, hours after Damascus said Israeli missiles targeted its airport.

According to a Hadashot Channel report, an Iranian Boeing aircraft converted into a cargo plane was loaded with weapons in Tehran and landed at Damascus global airport. Hussein Dabboul, a member of Parliament from Aleppo, a north Syrian city near the edges of the self-administration zone, said the SDC was "linked to foreign powers and to the USA, and it has certain objectives and targets". The monitoring group had no immediate word on casualties, saying the strike did cause material damage.

The Israeli military refused to comment when approached by Reuters.

Israel no longer continuously ever acknowledges attacks inner Syria, nonetheless has acknowledged it might possibly possibly presumably possibly well exercise navy lope to prevent weapons transfers to its enemies.

Israel has become increasingly involved in the war in Syria with attacks on the country's military and civilian infrastructures over the past few months.

Women walk past a poster of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad during Syria's first local elections since 2011.

In addition, Jerusalem has tried to get the Islamic Republic out of Syria through diplomatic means by appealing to the two main power-brokers in the region: Russian Federation and the United States.

Syria has the backing of Russia, Iran and Lebanon's Hezbollah resistance movement in its bid to rid the strategic province, bordering Turkey, of terrorists.



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