Israel Launches Airstrikes On Airbase Near Homs In Syria

Update: The Syrian military announced at approximately 1:10 A.M. local time that the Israeli Air Force fired several missiles towards the Shayrat Airbase and its surrounding area in the Homs Governorate. According to the statement, the Syrian Air Defense managed to intercept several of the missiles, but there was no mention as to whether or not the Israelis scored any direct hits.

This attack by Israel tonight marks the second time in seven days that they have targeted the eastern countryside of the Homs Governorate.

Meanwhile, the US confirmed it wasn't behind the latest attack:

  • PENTAGON, WHEN ASKED ABOUT REPORTS OF MISSILE STRIKE ON SHAYRAT AIRBASE IN SYRIA'S HOMS, SAYS: "THERE IS NO U.S. MILITARY ACTIVITY IN THAT AREA AT THIS TIME"

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We had barely finished commenting on Israel's admission that it was responsible for last Monday's deadly strike on Syria's T4 military base - supposedly in retaliation for an Iranian drone flight in February - when reports hit of another Israeli strike, this time targeting Syria's Shayrat airbase near Homs.

  • AIR DEFENSES RESPOND TO MISSILE ATTACK ON SHAYRAT AIRBASE IN HOMS AND SHOOT THEM DOWN -SYRIAN TV

Local press notes that Israel is the alleged source of the attack:

  • SYRIA MILITARY OFFICIAL SAYS ISRAELI MISSILES TARGETED SHARYAT AIRBASE & SURROUNDING AREA: AL MASDAR

While Sana adds that Syria shot down at least one missile:

  • SYRIA SAYS SHOT DOWN MISSILES FIRED AT HOMS PROVINCE: SANA

According to other unconfirmed reports, Syrian air-defenses are said to have shot down unidentified objects over the capital Damascus, with locals reporting up to 7 missiles have been fired, although it was not clear what the targets were.

According to Al-Masdar News, the Syrian Air Defense fired several missiles at suspected Israel warplanes that reportedly entered from eastern Lebanon. The the Syrian Air Defense reportedly continues to target these suspected warplanes.

According to unverified twitter reports, the Syrian Air Defense is attempting to down these warplanes that are flying over the eastern slopes of the Qalamoun Mountains.

According to subsequent unconfirmed reports, Israel is once again targeting the same T4 airbase it just confirmed it had attacked last Monday, as we discussed earlier.

The attack takes place less than two days after another alleged Israeli attack targeted the Iranian Jabal Azzan military base in southern Aleppo which allegedly left 20 people dead.

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yomutti2 Leakanthrophy Mon, 04/16/2018 - 18:43 Permalink

Ha ha ha, good hunting to my brothers in the IDF!

The Iranians would have a much longer life expectancy if they stayed home and didn't fuck around on Israel's borders :)

 

And a big shout out to all the basement-dwelling failures on ZH who blame the jews for their lot in life. Cheer up boys, mom's making you soup tonight.

 

 

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JohninMK beepbop Mon, 04/16/2018 - 19:26 Permalink

Israeli air attack took place about an hour ago. Looks like another launch from Lebanon airspace job.

The two airbases that Israeli Air Force tried to target were Dumayr & Shuayrat - 6 missiles at Shuayrat & 3 at Dumayr a total of 9 missiles all claimed to have been destroyed by Syrian Air Defence, most by the Buk system.

Interestingly there were Russians at Dumayr, part of one of their reconciliation teams.

So it looks like another Israeli fail. They won't like it, especially as they are adding to the Russian SAM success section in the sales brochure.

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DownWithYogaPants pods Mon, 04/16/2018 - 19:59 Permalink

Dear yomutti2

Turn about is fair play.  What are you going to say when a missile gets lobed into Israel?  If Israel gets into a war with Persia I say the USA should stay out of it and not supply any more arms to Israel in order to maintain neutrality.  

Do you have any idea who runs Israel? - Likud terrorist / gangsters and their puppet masters in Western Private Central Banking.

If you study the history of Israel you see they have acted exacted as the NAZI did.  Are you going to give up your "crying license" and at least stop with all the "we're so persecuted" stuff?  Cause quite frankly I'm tired of the shit coming out of your mouth.  It makes no sense.

We don't blame everything on Jews.  But I do blame a lot on Jewish gangster / bankster / sociopaths.   All it takes is for the reasonable Jews not to say anything about the state sponsored terrorism of the apartheid state of Israel for bad things to happen.  Israel needs to get the South Africa treatment.  Total embargo until they allow all Palestinians full rights / tear down the walls / rights of return / return of Palestinian land.

Who is going to pay lil' Israel's allowance when the USA / petrodollar goes bust?

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MoreSun mc888 Mon, 04/16/2018 - 22:15 Permalink

 

The ONLY way these jew supremacist wars will be stopped is to:

1. Remove all Dual Citizen israeli's from all Federal, State, & Local Governments (this will automatically remove schiff)

2. Shut Down and confiscate all records of all Foreign Agent jew suprememacist organizations: Aipac, Adl, Ajc, Zoa, Aclu, Splc, Cfr, Jdl, Jwc, trilateral commission, and a thousand more.

3. Bring immediate charges of monetary fraud, theft, treachery, deceit, and high crimes against the U.S. of America and and its Citizenry: Against the Federal Reserve & the IRS.  

4. End the jew supremacist monopoly of the network news media complex, the publishing industry, the newspaper & magazine publications, & the movie industry.

5. Move for constitutional amendment to allow no ethnic jew (confirmed supremacist or not) on the supreme court. a serious scrutiny of the history of the supreme court and its jew members will suffice for the immediate warrant of such action.

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whatsupdoc JohninMK Mon, 04/16/2018 - 21:14 Permalink

Hmmm imagine how pissed off the Israelis are right now...

All that wasted money on now useless military hardware ...  Sheeesh !

Call in the Amerikan thugs and even they can't get through ... Sheeesh !

Imagine if that defensive actions by Syria were to turn offensive ... Sheeesh !

Wooops the balance of power seems to have shifted somewhat eh !!

 

Lets try out giving Hezbollah the manpads Russia !!

Let's ratchet it up a notch ...

 

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squid JohninMK Tue, 04/17/2018 - 08:20 Permalink

The jews are untrustworthy fucks but they are not stupid.

These are probes....they are continually checking for the presence of S300 systems. They don't want to risk any of their F15s or the F35 flying turds.

 

If the S300s do get installed, i'd love to watch a few Iseraeli planes over Lebanon get smoked.

 

squid

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yo putti...get your money back, you really suck at it:

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Blankone Pabloallen Mon, 04/16/2018 - 19:39 Permalink

Why bother with Russia. Putin/Russia is laying low and hiding. This is another attack that is very far north and rather close to the region of the Russian bases. But Putin does NOTHING.

Looks like we can get used to regular strikes directly against Syrian/Iranian forces and Putin then complaining in the press. Coward.

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DownWithYogaPants Blankone Mon, 04/16/2018 - 20:16 Permalink

Let's look at the important part of the situation:  Who is going to be around in the long run?

  • Israel?  Nope.  Not a chance.  Demographics is going to bulldoze them.  I've seen the videos of how your women treat your men like bitches. If a man fights back the woman calls the cops and the man is automatically thrown in jail.  Then the women go fuck an arab that slaps them silly and they dig it.  
  • USA?  Are you kidding?  How long until the petrodollar busts?  Not sure how long. Very sure it will. When it does who is going to give little ole Israel their allowance?  
  • Russia?  Lives within their means.  Buying gold.  They'll be around
  • China? They print like crazy but they are net exporters and their partnerships with Russia are growing everyday.

So Putin is doing exactly what he should do. All he has to do is let Israel and the USA rust.  There is no reason for all this meddling in Syria if they are not desperate for some reason. Gee.  What could that be????  Let me think.  Scratches head.

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