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The radar has a detection range of several hundred kilometers and the missiles can allegedly intercept targets up to 200 km. away.
Airstrikes and active air defense across Damascus into the mountains near Lebanon and near Homs 160 km to the north awoke Syrians after midnight in the first hours of Monday.
Explosions were heard in Damascus on Sunday night. According to local reports, the target is the al-Mezzeh airbase, which has been hit by several alleged Israeli airstrikes in the past.
The shadow war with Iran in Syria is politics by other means because the grand strategy is to evict Iran from Syria.
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN
UNRWA has expressed shock at the destruction and human cost of the ongoing battle.
The Syrian army and its allies have for years employed siege and bombardment tactics to force rebels to surrender their enclaves and agree to be transferred to opposition territory in northern Syria.
ISIS has lost almost all its territory in Syria.
Thousands of Syrian civilians fled from a rebel pocket in eastern Ghouta on Thursday, crossing by foot to army positions in the first mass exodus from the besieged enclave.
The UN Security Council on Saturday demanded a 30-day truce across Syria, as one of the deadliest air assaults of the seven-year war pounded the rebel enclave of eastern Ghouta outside Damascus.
The force, whose inaugural class is currently being trained, will be deployed at the borders of the area controlled by the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF).
Syria's army stated that its air defenses had hit an Israeli aircraft and had intercepted some rockets fired at Syrian targets.
By ANNA AHRONHEIM,AVRAHAM GOLD
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said that the Syrian forces had 'opened a loophole' that led them into the base.
"Allah Akbar" call rescuers as they free young boy from collapsed building.
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