IAF jets scrambled in North after Syrian warplanes spotted near Lebanon border

By NOAM AMIR/MAARIV HASHAVUA
March 14, 2015 11:21

Israel Air Force fighter jets were scrambled in the skies over the North on Saturday morning after higher-than-usual movement of Syrian aircraft was detected near the Syrian-Lebanese border.

The government of President Bashar Assad has used aircraft in its efforts to quell a rebellion launched by a coalition of secular and religious Sunnis seeking to install a new regime in Damascus.


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