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Strategic blow: Alleged Israeli airstrike takes out Iranian general in Damascus

The strike killed Mohammad Reza Zahedi, a top commander in the Iranian Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC), according to a report in Reuters, citing a security source in Lebanon. 

Iran and Hezbollah shaken by Israel's new warfare tactics, Saudi expert says

The military commentator of the Saudi Al-Hadath channel, Asad Awad commented on the campaign in Israel's north and analyzed the IDF's tactics in the region

In rare interview, Syria’s Assad defends Hamas, praises Putin to pro-Kremlin journalist

The Syrian dictator also expressed support for Russia’s 2022 invasion of Ukraine, and compared the war between Israel and Hamas to that war, painting both Hamas and Russia as acting in self-defense.


Iran foreign minister expected in Lebanon, Syria in coming days

Al-Watan said the foreign minister would discuss current developments, including Israeli attacks on Syria and the ongoing war in Gaza, and that he would travel onwards to Qatar.


Iranian advisers killed in Israeli strike on IRGC HQ in Syria - state media

The attacks on an IRGC operational headquarters destroyed the building, local media reported.

Iran's President Raisi flies to Turkey for delayed Gaza talks

Iran’s official line is that the visit by Raisi is about economic and commercial issues and the Palestinian issue is only a close second in the discussions.

Pakistan recalls ambassador from Iran, bars Iranian envoy from returning

The foreign ministry said Iran's strike on targets in Pakistani terrritory was an unprovoked and blatant breach of Pakistan's sovereignty and was "unacceptable."


Israel shifts to deadlier strikes on Iran-linked targets in Syria

Israel's military chief said Israeli forces work throughout the region and take "whatever action necessary" to show Israel's determination to defend itself.


US forces in Syria targeted four times in less than 24 hours - US military official

So far, at least 56 US personnel have suffered everything from minor wounds to traumatic brain injuries, though all have returned to duty, the Pentagon has said.


Air traffic at Syria's Aleppo airport to resume after alleged Israeli airstrike

Operations will restart at the airport at midnight, Syria's transport ministry said.

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