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German Military to Move Forward With Plan to Lease Israeli Drones

U.S. News

The ministry had postponed its plan to lease five of the unarmed drones, a deal valued by security sources at around 1 billion euros, amid objections raised by the centre-left Social Democrats in the last months of the last coalition government.


Israel's military strikes in Syria, downs Iranian drone

FOX News

An Israeli F-16 jet crashed after encountering heavy anti-aircraft from Syrian air defenses on Saturday.


Israel Strikes Iran in Syria, Losing Jet, as Conflict Moves Into Perilous Phase

NYT > Middle East

Israeli, Syrian and Iranian military forces clashed on Saturday in a series of audacious strikes that could mark a new and dangerous phase in both a long-simmering cross-border conflict and Syria's long civil war.


Syria claims shooting down Israeli warplane and drone

Al Jazeera

Syrian state media has said the army has shot down an Israeli warplane and a drone after an Israeli attack on Syrian military position in Quneitra, near the Israeli border. Just minutes after the Syrian claim on Tuesday, Israel denied it had lost any aircraft. SANA news agency said the alleged intrusion was part of its support to groups fighting President Bashar al-Assad's troops. "This blatant aggression comes a part of Israel's support for terrorist groups and its attempt to raise their crushed morals after their miserable failure and huge losses in the suburbs of Quneitra," SANA said on Tuesday. Syrian state media regularly refers to opposition groups as "terrorists".


Israeli military says missiles fire at drone from Syria

U.S. News

Israel has avoided taking sides in the Syrian civil war, though Israeli troops have responded to occasional mortar fire that landed in the Israeli-controlled Golan. Israel is also widely believed to have struck targets linked to the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah in Syria.