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Russia Pledges to ‘Increase Effectiveness’ of Syrian Air Defenses

Russia has pledged to “increase the effectiveness” of the Syrian military’s air defenses after a U.S. airstrike on an airfield held by Syrian forces, Russian news agency Interfax reports. Defense Ministry spokesman Igor Konashenkov said Friday that Moscow would take steps to “strengthen and raise the effectiveness of the Syrian armed forces’ systems of anti-aircraft […]

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Israel Threatens to Destroy Syrian Air Defenses

Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman has warned Syria that Israel will destroy its air defense system if Syria fires an anti-aircraft missile at Israeli aircraft 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 […]

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Saudi-Led Coalition Targets Houthi Arms in Yemen

The Saudi-led coalition has targeted ballistic missiles and ammunition cache belonging to Houthi rebels, the coalition’s spokesman said Wednesday. Speaking during the daily briefing session in Riyadh on the Saudi-led campaign in Yemen, Brig. Gen. Ahmed Asiri said that the coalition also targeted the air defense systems of the rebels. Asiri also said the coalition […]