Material damage was reported without casualties.
The Israeli decision to end its ambiguity policy sends a clear message: Israel will not compromise on its security, despite the compromises with Hamas, which were deemed required.
“I spoke with Bibi,” Trump continued. “I told Bibi, ‘you know we give Israel 4.5 billion dollars a year. And they are doing very well at defending themselves.”
The S-300 was the Israel Air Force’s nightmare. One of the most advanced multi-target anti-aircraft-missile systems in the world.
Senior IDF officer: "We feel that our data has been received in an objective and transparent manner."
According to the IDF, following the Israeli air strike on a Syrian military facility near the port city of Latakia, Syria fired missiles that hit a Russian IL-20 aircraft.
Israel's defense forces "will do everything they must" to defend the country and its citizens. "I will continue to do what I must," he added.
Benjamin Netanyahu said Syrian forces were to blame and offered Russia "all necessary information" to investigate.
Regime air defense said to intercept several missiles which local reports said targeted Iranian military targets.
Asked about the SANA report, an Israeli military spokeswoman said: "We don't comment on foreign reports."