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Breaking Report: Israel Jets Bomb Syrian Weapons Compound
Gateway Pundit ^ | April 30, 2013 | Jim Hoft

Posted on 04/30/2013 1:29:52 PM PDT by Hojczyk

Israeli Defense Forces held surprise military drills today near the Lebanon border with over 2,000 soldiers.

Israeli Jets reportedly entered Syrian airspace and bombed a chemical weapons compound near Damascus this morning. The UPI reported:

The Free Syrian Army says Israeli air force jets flew over President Bashar Assad’s palace and bombed a chemical weapons site near Damascus, Maariv reported.

The report said Israeli jets entered Syrian airspace close to 6 a.m Saturday and flew over Assad’s palace in Damascus and other security facilities before striking a chemical weapons compound near the city.

The Hebrew language daily said a Syrian army air defense battery positioned in the city fired at the Israeli jets, but the aircraft left Syrian airspace unscathed. FSA rebels posted a video showing smoke rising from the headquarters for chemical weapons.

There were no reports of the extent of damage or casualties.

Neither Damascus nor Jerusalem responded to the report.

(Excerpt) Read more at thegatewaypundit.com ...


TOPICS: Breaking News; Foreign Affairs; Israel; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: airstrikes; bhomiddleeast; chemicalweapons; syria
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To: alancarp
Doing the jobs Americans just won’t do.

It's NOT our effin job!

21 posted on 04/30/2013 1:43:17 PM PDT by pgkdan (Some taglines never go away....)
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To: mountainlion

bttt

Wowzers this is really heating up.


22 posted on 04/30/2013 1:43:27 PM PDT by ConservativeMan55
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To: alancarp

Took the words from my mouth!


23 posted on 04/30/2013 1:44:12 PM PDT by ObozoMustGo2012
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To: Walkingfeather

This was reported earlier, both the build up exercise
and the over flight and bombing.


24 posted on 04/30/2013 1:44:45 PM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: F15Eagle

It was like deja vu all over again! WHEW I am glad I am not the only one who experienced it!


26 posted on 04/30/2013 1:46:58 PM PDT by NEMDF
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To: Tax-chick

I’m all for bombing Syria, but surely one can’t call that a “drill.”


I think a daisy-cutter is technically a ‘drill’. Or maybe an auger. So they had an auger over Assad. Works for me.


27 posted on 04/30/2013 1:47:24 PM PDT by txhurl
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To: Hojczyk

Gee, all those nasty chemical weapons getting scattered around Syria...


28 posted on 04/30/2013 1:47:56 PM PDT by Beowulf9
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To: Walkingfeather

I remember reading about it yesterday, probably on FR, because I don’t really check other sites much.


29 posted on 04/30/2013 1:48:02 PM PDT by NEMDF
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To: stephenjohnbanker
Obama to castigate/vilify Israel 3..2..1..

And take credit in the next sentence.

30 posted on 04/30/2013 1:51:10 PM PDT by TigersEye (If babies had guns they wouldn't be aborted)
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To: txhurl; Tax-chick

” Works for me.”

Me too. Plus a large drink to go!

98 degrees here....


31 posted on 04/30/2013 1:51:17 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker
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To: txhurl

Maybe a “bunker-buster.” Whatever the Israeli Air Force does is fine with me. As “Sultan Knish” has pointed out, there’s no good side in Syria ... it’s Boy Assad or worse.


32 posted on 04/30/2013 1:52:36 PM PDT by Tax-chick (Sarah is right.)
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To: TigersEye

Yeah....different audience.


33 posted on 04/30/2013 1:53:03 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker
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To: Hojczyk; everyone


The submarines are a strong, strategic tool for the IDF.
The State of Israel is ready to act anytime, anywhere – on land, sea and air – in order to ensure the security of Israel's citizens.
~Benjamin Netanyahu

34 posted on 04/30/2013 1:53:29 PM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: Tax-chick

And notice I overlooked you calling me ‘Shirley’. :)


35 posted on 04/30/2013 1:54:34 PM PDT by txhurl
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To: Hojczyk

Don’t mess with Te

laviv!


36 posted on 04/30/2013 1:54:43 PM PDT by freedumb2003 (LBJ declared war on poverty and lost. Barack Obama declared war on prosperity and won. /csmusaret)
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To: NEMDF; Hojczyk; All

Yep, it was a UPI story on Sunday, here’s the thread.

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3013462/posts


37 posted on 04/30/2013 1:55:49 PM PDT by jazusamo ("Mercy to the guilty is cruelty to the innocent." -- Adam Smith)
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To: stephenjohnbanker

I strongly suspect he gave top Israelis a wink and a nod during his recent visit. If he says anything bad about the Israeli attack it will probably be for show, not for real.


38 posted on 04/30/2013 1:55:55 PM PDT by gleeaikin
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To: txhurl; Hojczyk

I called Hojczyk “Shirley,” and that’s nicer than one might hope for, given the name with all the high-Scrabble-points consonants in it!


39 posted on 04/30/2013 1:58:00 PM PDT by Tax-chick (Sarah is right.)
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To: jazusamo

In all seriousness, the radar Putin sold Syria can’t detect missiles going after a Russian commercial airliner, and can’t detect IAF dropping bombs... I’d be calling the returns phone number on the packing lists.


40 posted on 04/30/2013 1:58:00 PM PDT by txhurl
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