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Israel bombs Syrian posts over Golan attack on its troops
Reuters ^ | March 19, 2014 1:55am EDT | Dan Williams, Maayan Lubell contributing

Posted on 03/19/2014 1:02:02 AM PDT by blueplum

JERUSALEM - Israel attacked several Syrian military sites on Wednesday in retaliation for a roadside bombing that wounded four of its troops on the occupied Golan Heights on Tuesday, the Israeli military said.

It said targets included a Syrian military headquarters, a training facility and artillery batteries.

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Israeli Defence Minister Moshe Yaalon said in a statement that the Syrian army had aided and abetted Tuesday's attack.

"We hold the Assad regime responsible for what happens in its territory and if it continues to collaborate with terrorists striving to hurt Israel then we will keep on exacting a heavy price from it and make it regret its actions," Yaalon said.

Parts of the Syrian-held side of the Golan are controlled by rebels fighting to topple President Bashar al-Assad, including al Qaeda-inspired militants hostile to the Jewish state. Israel says Lebanese Hezbollah guerrillas helping Assad battle the insurgency also have a presence on the Golan.

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


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Israel; News/Current Events; Russia; Syria; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: assad; golanheights; iran; israel; lebanon; russia; syria; waronterror

1 posted on 03/19/2014 1:02:03 AM PDT by blueplum
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To: blueplum

So, Syria poking the Israelis?

Not good.


2 posted on 03/19/2014 1:43:45 AM PDT by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: blueplum

I pour gasoline on ant hills when they spring up in my yard because I want to be rid of them, hill and all.... Israeli’s should take note.


3 posted on 03/19/2014 2:09:13 AM PDT by Bullish (America should yank Obama like a rotten tooth before he poisons the entire body)
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To: Bullish

Israeli Defence Minister Moshe Yaalon said ....

“Bogie” does not just put the line in the sand...he blasts it!


4 posted on 03/19/2014 3:15:29 AM PDT by Recon Dad (Force Recon Dad)
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To: blueplum

Is one side in Syria trying to goad Israel in order to unite the Syrian people against a common enemy?


5 posted on 03/19/2014 3:37:48 AM PDT by Seabeejas (h)
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To: blueplum

Never bring a knife to a gun fight.


6 posted on 03/19/2014 5:19:43 AM PDT by Freeport (The proper application of high explosives will remove all obstacles.)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; cardinal4; ColdOne; ...

Thanks blueplum.


7 posted on 03/19/2014 10:43:15 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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