World Israeli strikes in Syria after a "missile shot" on the south of Israel
In meeting with US, Israel slams Iran as ‘fanatical regime’
In first trip to region as US secretary of defence, Lloyd Austin met with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.The US official’s arrival in Israel coincided with a sabotage attack on Iran’s underground Natanz nuclear facility that damaged its centrifuges, an assault that could imperil continuing talks over rejoining the 2015 Iran nuclear accord. Returning Iran to the deal has been a top priority of the administration of US President Joe Biden.
u n Syrian officer was killed Thursday near Damascus in Israeli strikes according to an NGO, affirming Having fired at a missile shot since having landed, according to the Hebrew state, in the south of the country near a nuclear facility.
According to the Syrian Observatory of Human Rights (), a Syrian officer was killed and three seriously injured soldiers in Israeli raids.
"A sol-air missile identified as from Syria has fallen into (the desert) of Negev. In retaliation, the Israeli army has struck the battery from which the missile has been launched and other Syrian missile batteries -air, "said Israeli army in a brief message.
Israel’s suspected attack on an Iranian nuclear site complicates US-Iran talks
Iran has been ramping up its uranium enrichment. The suspected Israeli cyberattack on the Natanz nuclear site might be retaliation for that.The New York Times, citing intelligence sources, reports that what seems to have been a “deliberately planned explosion” at the Natanz nuclear site on Sunday “completely destroyed” the power system for centrifuges that enrich uranium — a material that, if enriched to high levels, can be used to make a nuclear bomb. That caused a blackout at the facility, and it may take over nine months to restart production.
According to the Syrian Sana official agency, the Israeli army has launched missiles from the Golan Plateau "to positions in the vicinity of Damascus".
"Our anti-aircraft defense battery has intercepted missiles and destroys the majority of them in this aggression that has caused four-soldier injuries and some material damage," said the Syrian agency, citing a military source.
The OSDH, however, reported dead in the Syrian forces.
"An officer of the plan for the rank of lieutenant was killed in Israeli bombing (?) In addition, three other members of the base were seriously injured," he said.
According to the OSDH, the Israeli strikes were aimed at an air defense base in the DMeir region, a city located 40 km northeast of Damascus, where wearing weapons belonging to pro-Iranian militia.
Nuclear chutzpah in the Middle East
Israel’s temerity, Iran’s bellicosity and America’s ambiguity could plunge the region in turmoil.Iran has accused Israel of sabotaging its nuclear site in Natanz, portraying the attack as a “very bad gamble”, a desperate “revenge against the Iranian people for their success on the path of lifting international sanctions”. Once again, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has tried hard to put a brave face on a humiliating situation, threatening “revenge against the Zionists”.
They "destroyed" anti-aircraft defense batteries, according to the same source.Dimona, Natanz
In the night, the mildening of potential attacks had sounded near the Bedouin village of Abu Qrenat, a few kilometers from the Dimona nuclear power plant, according to the Israeli army.
Israel has never recognized a nuclear arsenal but foreign experts say that the Hebrew state has 100 to 300 nuclear warheads.
The missile fell into a vague ground and did not make a victim or damage, said Thursday to thean Israeli military source, while Israeli media, indicated that the missile did not target The Dimona power station.
The Israeli army did not give the press the precise geolocation of the place where the missile had fallen but a photographer from the AFP, however, indicated that they have noted a strong presence of the police in the sector of Ashalim , about forty kilometers from Dimona, in the Negev.
Israel says it strikes targets in Syria after missile attack
Israel's military says it has struck targets inside Syria after reports of a missile attack near Israel's secretive Dimona nuclear reactor.The military said the missile landed in Israel's Negev region, though it did not say whether anything was struck.
Since the trigger in 2011 of the war in Syria, the Hebrew state has led hundreds of strikes against the positions of Syrian power and its allies, the Iranian troops and theLebanese fighters.
Israel says it will seek to prevent its main enemy, Iran, can not set up in Syria, countries bordering the Hebrew state. The Israeli army has rarely recognized these strikes publicly.
shots from Syria Mostly were intercepted by the Israeli Anti-Missile Shield "Iron Dome", without reaching the South Israel, and close to strategic facilities.
This missile shot since Syria intervenes while strong tensions oppose Israel to Iran who promised ten days ago to "avenge" after a sabotage in its Natanz uranium enrichment plant than Tehran. attributed to the Hebrew state.
Israel, openly hostile to a return to the 2015 Iranian nuclear agreement of which the United States had disengaged in 2018 under the chairmanship of Donald Trump, did not confirm his involvement in the sabotage of Natanz, intervened While diplomatic efforts take place in Vienna to put back on the rails this agreement.
But according to the New York Times, which cited those responsible for anonymity in Israeli and American information, Israel has "played a role" in the sabotage of Natanz.
22/04/2021 15:52:21 - Jerusalem (AFP) - © 2021 AFP
Fire extinguished on oil tanker off Syria after suspected attack .
Blaze put out on an unidentified oil tanker off Syria’s Banias refinery after a suspected drone attack.The identity of the vessel was unclear with Iran’s semi-official news agency Tasnim denying it was an Iranian ship. TankerTrackers said in a tweet “the tanker seen burning today off the coast of Banias is not an Iranian vessel” but Beirut-registered.