It was nearly certainly in retaliation for that episode - and other Israeli attacks in April - that Iran's Quds force, an elite unit of the Revolutionary Guards, sent rocket fire in Israel's direction on Wednesday night.
Video captured one Israeli air strike on a Pantsir-S1 surface-to-air missile, and as one journalist put it, some nearby Syrian or Iranian troops appeared to have no idea the Israeli strike was incoming.
As such, Borschchevskaya said Russian Federation wants to continue to appear as the major power in Syria, and let Israel and Iran sort their situation out.
"We know that comes from the Al-Quds force", army spokesman Lieutenant-Colonel Jonathan Conricus said, referring to the special forces unit affiliated with Iran's elite Revolutionary Guard.
In uncharacteristic fashion, Israel took responsibility for the airstrikes, some 50 attacks against Iranian targets, including intelligence centers, weapons depots, storage facilities, observation posts and logistics centers in Syria, as well as the rocket launcher that carried out the missile attacks.
Nasr Hariri, said that Iran has made eight concrete steps to strengthen its presence in Syria, including the establishment of permanent military bases and the rejection of a political solution.
Iran could directly attack Israel or alternatively activate its proxy Hezbollah.
Fears of war have increased further in recent days, following President Donald Trump's announcement Wednesday of the United States' withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal.
USA envoy sees peace hope after Israel embassy move
Israel says it has a right to defend its border and has accused Hamas of using the protests as a cover for attacking it. Meanwhile, Israel will welcome the embassy move and also mark its 70th year of independence since its creation in 1948.
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The pound , which had risen to a high of nearly $1.44 on the expectation of a May rate hike, fell close to $1.35 on the decision. Inflation fell faster than the BoE had expected and the economy grew at its slowest annual rate in five years in early 2018.
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Trump's plan mostly targets drug makers and distributors, seeking to increase competition and create incentives for lower prices. Trump called his plan the "most sweeping action in history to lower the price of prescription drugs for the American people".
On Tuesday, Israeli rockets targeted a military base in Kisweh, a commander in the pro-Syrian government regional alliance said.
The Syrian Observatory for Human rights said 15 people, including eight Iranians, were killed in that attack. Israel, as it has typically done in similar incidents, neither confirmed nor denied a role.
The 2015 deal in any case permitted Iran to retain all the components of its nuclear weapons program - uranium enrichment, thousands of centrifuges, its Arak plutonium facility, and its Fordow underground nuclear facility - while shredding the global sanctions regime on Tehran and infusing its economy with hundreds of billions of dollars in unfrozen assets and sanctions relief. "These matters are very important to Israel's security at all times and especially at this time", he added.
Iran does not want "new tensions" in the Middle East, President Hassan Rouhani told German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday.
Thursday's flare-up came hours after Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu returned from a visit to Moscow, where he discussed Syria concerns with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Dujarric told reporters the UN Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF) has maintained contact with both Syria and Israel, urging them to exercise "maximum" restraint and abide by their 1974 ceasefire agreement. Further waves of missiles followed. Another rocket hit an ammunition warehouse, it said. Damascus residents described explosions in the sky from air defense systems.
Israel will no doubt strike back following any attack on its territory, a scenario that could spiral into a wider conflict that experts say no side is now interested in.
Yeddyurappa calculation had never went wrong in the past and his party would get around 130 seats, said the former CM. The BJP will form the majority government on Tuesday and the Congress will exit from Karnataka.
They told me even without a fight, they're going to make me make weight and they're going to stay on me, but that's what I need. I wasn't cutting anymore weight, I was in the sauna and there's no more water coming out, I wasn't sweating.
One would struggle to think of a more impactful debut season than that which Mohamed Salah is now enjoying at Liverpool . It will not be an easy task for the Reds but the star is positive that they can win the coveted title.
The referee stepped in as she landed a series of grounded shots to Pennington, who suffered a broken nose during the fight. The bout marks the third time Nunes will be defending the belt, since she submitted Miesha Tate in 2016.
The singing competition blocked China's Mango TV from airing the second semi-final after it did not air Ireland's performance. The broadcasters additionally censored the performance from Albania, reportedly due to its contestant's visible tattoos.
According to the announcement the company is working on launching "world's first urban aviation network". Urban aviation in Los Angeles is closer than you think , and Uber is showing us what it might look like.
The company said it was contacted by Mueller's office in November, though it now considers its role in that inquiry closed. Novartis said it has provided information to special counsel Robert Mueller's office regarding its agreement with Mr.
Three relievers finished the game for Detroit , with Shane Greene pitching the ninth for his eighth save in 10 chances. The Tigers' hitters have been led by third baseman Jeimer Candelario and right fielder Nicholas Castellanos .
The blasts came four days after inmates killed five police officers during a revolt at a police detention center near Jakarta . The blasts all occurred within 10 minutes of each other, police said, with the first explosion at 7.30am (0030 GMT).
Israeli strikes kill 42 in Syria this week
The annexation has not be recognised by the global community. "I hope we've finished this episode and everyone understood". David Keyes, the spokesperson for Benjamin Netanyahu, says that while Israel doesn't want war, the Iranian regime does.
Paris knife attacker from Chechnya, parents arrested
France has been on high alert for terror attacks in recent years, after a string of deadly ISIS-inspired massacres. Later in the evening the IS group said it was behind the attack, in a brief statement posted on its news outlet.
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I have the greatest respect and admiration for these mothers who are trying to be comforters, disciplinarians and breadwinners. Microchimerism is the condition where a woman carries cells originating in her children (their DNA) decades after childbirth.
High School Student uses Rifle to Shoot Classmate
The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is looking into the history of the rifle and who owned the gun. Ricky Munoz, 23, told CNN he had just dropped his two younger brothers and a friend off at Highland just after 7 a.m.
Brooklyn Nine-Nine could be saved after Fox cancellation
Producer Universal Television had been in talks with Hulu to keep the series afloat, but the streaming service ultimately passed. That's a long shot, but Hulu has done it a few times before - most notably with The Mindy Project - so it's not impossible.
Israeli forces kill Palestinian during protests near Gaza border
Holding Palestinian flags and banners, the protesters were chanting "Free Palestine", "Freedom Now" and "End Occupation" slogans. There are also fears that the West Bank and East Jerusalem will see protests and the IDF has sent in reinforcements there too.