Israel was reluctant to get involved in the Syrian conflict, as was Turkey, and they are now dealing with the consequences of holding back.
'We inflicted on Saturday a heavy blow to Iranian and Syrian forces, ' he said. Israel has been sending messages through all possible channels to Iran, Syria, and Russian Federation that it will not tolerate any kind of Iranian presence and activity along its Syrian border, be it Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) activity or through proxy militias such as Hezbollah. Prime Minister Bibi Netanyahu says a dozen Syrian and Iranian bases and antiaircraft positions were struck.
While seemingly running against the grain of Iran's modern strategic culture for basing its forces overseas, the prospect of Tehran militarizing parts of Syria or Lebanon long-term is deeply alarming - to say the least.
Hence the Iranian determination to follow through with this strategy despite their clear understanding of Israel's red lines.
Liberman, who was on a planned visit to the northern Israeli village of Kiryat Shmona near the Lebanese border, said that Israel would continue to respond to any "provocation" on its northern fronts. President Vladimir Putin of Russian Federation immediately spoke with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, to stop events spiraling out of control. President Vladimir Putin has not officially confirmed this to his country.
"We will continue to strike at every attempt to strike at us", he told his Cabinet.
Speaking in Jordan today, the US Secretary of State said Iran and Iran-backed forces should withdraw from the war-torn nation over concerns from Washington about a recent confrontation between Tehran and Israel. The media, if it were doing its job, would reveal that Israelis have no right to support rebels in the Syrian Civil War by pretending that they are merely defending the right to exist as a model democracy.
Numerous USA troops in Syria are operating with local, Kurdish-dominated allies known as the Syrian Democratic Forces, in the eastern oil-producing Deir el-Zour region along the Euphrates River.
That is: It won't brook a growing Iranian threat from Syria. Both Turkey and Iran are anxious due to their Kurdish minorities, which have argued for independence in decades past.
The military escalation between Israel, Iran & Syria has reached a new risky level that risks dragging the region into another protracted conflict.
"By Allah's favor and grace, nothing called the Zionist regime will exist by 25 years from now". Specifically, he recommended that the U.S. Now the Syrian regime is dependent on Iran for its survival. The downing of the F-16 had rattled Israel, which while remaining defiant, appeared to be taking stock of this latest qualitative development.
Ultimately, the Eagles won the Super Bowl , so the Patriots' long, documented history of cheating didn't matter. "No, I don't. Not to be reckless, but I'd rather have fun and win a Super Bowl than be miserable and win five Super Bowls.
Microsoft has announced that the next major update to Windows 10 this Spring will add Progressive Web Apps (PWAs) to the Store. The most recent build includes all kinds of new features for power users and regular Joes alike, so let's just dive right in.
Police say one man has died after he and three others were stabbed during a church service at a private home in Texas . Police said the church members had been gathering at the pastor's home every day as part of a 40-day pledge.
Meanwhile here at home, Air Canada will only allow dogs to board as recognized emotional support or psychiatric service animals. Dexter is a rescue pet who belongs to Brooklyn-based artist Ventiko, who documents the handsome bird's life on Instagram .
France went into the tournament off the back off a awful autumn campaign in which they failed to win any of their four fixtures. In the last moment, something caught my eye and I was just happy to get another chance to get victory for the boys.
What about Republicans? A whopping 72 percent said Trump is a good role model for children, and only 22 percent disagreed. Gallup conducted the poll by interviewing more than 171,000 people across the country throughout 2017.
Perhaps trying to cement the point that Aubameyang should be seeking inspiration from the qualities of the French superstar. Arsenal striker Alexandre Lacazette needs to improve or could face being sold in the summer, according to Emmanuel Petit .
Sara Gilbert broke down in tears when she read how Baio allegedly assaulted her friend while he worked on the show. Nicole Eggert took Scott Baio's advice and filed a police report against the " Charles in Charge " actor Tuesday.
Hans Dieter Poetsch, chairman of the board of directors of Volkswagen , said the tests were âincomprehensibleâ in every way. Barbara Hendricks , the German environment minister, said what was known about the tests so far was "vile".
Eurostar to launch London-Amsterdam link on April 4
This means passengers will have to change at Brussels, leaving the return journey time at an estimated four hours and 49 minutes. As of April 4th 2018, Eurostar will be offering a direct service from London St Pancras to the centre of Amsterdam.
Detroit Pistons acquire veteran guard Jameer Nelson
The Los Angeles Clippers originally traded Reed to the Pistons in the recent deal that also sent Blake Griffin to Detroit . The 20th pick overall in the 2004 NBA Draft, Nelson is on a one-year contract for a reported $2.26 million this season.
De Villiers back for last three ODIs against India
In five Pink ODIs, the former South African captain averages 112.50 with the bat, with one century and two half-centuries. MS Dhoni was left to bat out overs 33 to 42 without taking risks even if it meant a dip in the run-rate.
Tesla, Australia to turn 50000 homes into power generators
Under the deal unveiled by Premier Jay Weatherill, solar systems and batteries will be supplied and installed free of charge. Interested in solar? Get a solar cost estimate and find out how much a solar system would cost for your home or business.
Four shot and 18 injured in Calais migrants brawl
Four migrants have been shot in a gunfight that broke out between Afghan and Eritrean migrants in France's port city of Calais. By 9pm, police said that a total of 13 migrants were seriously wounded, as other victims were found by police around the town.