Israel threatens to destroy Syrian air defenses if attacked again

Speaking on Israel public radio Sunday morning, Liberman said, "The next time the Syrians use their air defense systems against our airplanes, we will destroy all of them without thinking twice". Syrian state television later said an Israeli jet was hit, a claim Israel denied. "Netanyahu crawled to Moscow to pleaded with Putin because he fears ISIS's defeat, which is a failure for him and a victory for the Axis of Resistance", Nasrallah said, in reference to a group of Shia/Shiite powers that includes Hezbollah, Hamas, Syria, Iran and Iraq.

In a rare statement on the matter, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Friday acknowledged Israeli airstrikes in Syria, defending Israel's right to protect itself from the transfer of advanced weapons to the Lebanese terror group Hezbollah.

The Israeli military would not comment on the type of system used.

Confirming the attack, the Israeli military said its aircraft struck several targets in Syria and were back in Israeli-controlled airspace when several anti-aircraft missiles were launched from Syria toward the Israeli jets.

"That's how we've acted and how we will continue to act...and everyone needs to take this into account".

"I have repeatedly called on Syria militants not to put trust in [the] West and implement their plots in Syria, because the USA and its allies are only using them as cannon fodder and will abandon [them] as soon as they are defeated", Nasrallah said at a ceremony held in the Lebanese capital city of Beirut to commemorate the birthday anniversary of Hazrat Fatima Zahra (PBUH), the daughter of Prophet Mohammad (PBUH).




What is known of this unusual story is this: Israel's Super Green Pine radar - part of the joint U.S. -Israel Arrow weapon system - detected a threat and launched an Arrow 2 interceptor against its first operational target.

Israel has been largely unaffected by the Syrian civil war raging next door, suffering mostly sporadic incidents of spillover fire Israel has generally dismissed as tactical errors by Assad's forces. Israel views the organization as enemy militants.

Israeli officials have warned of the possibility Hezbollah and Iran could attempt to set up a base to attack Israel near the border with the Israeli Golan Heights.

Hezbollah is fighting alongside President Bashar Assad in the brutal Syrian civil war.

"Overnight.aircraft targeted several targets in Syria", an Israeli army statement said.

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