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Israel Shut Down Damascus Airport to Thwart Weapons Smuggling From Iran

Israel's latest strike on Damascus airport stopped all flights to and from Syria for weeks. Its message: we will not allow Iran to sneak GPS kits to Hezbollah

Amos Harel
Amos Harel
Amos Harel
Amos Harel

Israel sharply escalated its attacks in Syria last week. According to the international media, Israel Air Force planes twice struck the area of the international airport in Damascus and caused major damage to runways. It seems the move was intended to thwart weapons smuggling from Iran to Lebanon via Syria, by means of commercial flights.

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