Syrian Army Shoots Down Israeli Jet, Hits Another

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The Syrian Army say that the Israeli Air Force had targeted government troops near Palmyra.

The Syrian army said Israeli jets breached the war torn country’s airspace in the early hours of Friday morning and attacked a “military target” near Palmyra.

The jets were then reportedly targeted by Syrian anti-aircraft missiles.

According to a statement from the Syrian Army, a total of four Israeli jets breached Syrian airspace on Friday morning in what it described as an “act of aggression that aided Islamic State”.. Syria’s air defenses shot down one of the jets over “occupied ground” and damaged another.

The Israeli Army confirmed it had conducted airstrikes on several targets in Syria, but the IDF claim that none of the jets were damaged.

Press TV reports:

Israeli warplanes “penetrated our airspace at 2:40 a.m. (0040 GMT) via Lebanese territory and hit a military target on the way to Palmyra,” said an army statement carried by state news agency SANA.

“Our air defense engaged them and shot down one warplane over occupied territory, hit another one, and forced the rest to flee,” the army said, apparently referring to the Golan Heights.

The Syrian army also slammed Tel Aviv’s strikes as “an act of aggression” meant to assist the Takfiri Daesh terror group.

Israel’s aerial assaults are “a desperate attempt to raise their (Daesh terrorists’) deteriorating morale and divert attention away from the victories which Syrian Arab Army is making in the face of the terrorist organizations,” the statement read.
The Syrian army recaptured Palmyra from Daesh on March 2. In January, the army accused Israel of carrying out missile strikes on the Mazzeh air base near Damascus.

The Syria army underlined its resolve to repel any future Israeli attack by “all possible means.”

Israel has carried out air raids against Syrian-based targets on many occasions, but it rarely acknowledges the attacks. On Friday, however, the Israeli military acknowledged that its jets bombed several targets in Syria.

In a statement, the military said the Syrian air force fired numerous anti-aircraft missiles at the warplanes and the Israeli air force “intercepted one of the missiles.”

The explosion caused by the incident set off sirens in the Jordan Valley of the West Bank and the blast was heard as far as Jerusalem al-Quds, according to the Israeli military statement.

The Israeli military later said in a separate statement that its aircraft were unharmed in the operation.

Israel and Syria are technically at war due to Tel Aviv’s continued occupation of the latter’s Golan Heights since 1967. Tel Aviv has also been supporting the militants operating to topple the Syrian government.

Some of the attacks have reportedly struck targets belonging to the Lebanese resistance movement of Hezbollah, which has been assisting the Syrian military in the face of the militancy.



  1. GO SYRIA!!!!! Why is America or Israel involved in helping to take down a legitimate government -Assad? We started this by arming rebels to destabilize the country (without declaring war), seems to be our MO. Read the The New American Century where it states which countries in the Middle East we will overthrow – right from the playbook. Please contact your representatives and senators and tell them to stop.

    • I agree with everything you said, it is the MO of America to cause war and destruction in the middle east, while at the same time assisting Israel in any way they can. Israel wants Syria’s land and oil, so they have a vested interest in overthrowing Assad. I thought with Trump being president, something would change here…but I was wrong.

    • Great point! Babylonian Talmudist satanists’ victimization; grounds for Syrian genocide; we can count of the People of the Lie.

  2. Suck a big one Israel….lol..wankers….fucking khazarian shitbags….. one good thing that daesh did do was destroy the Temple of Bel (Temple of baal) which was constructed to the glory of satan…… many many yrs ago..haha..satans crying time is close at hand….
    Revelation 20:10 King James Version (KJV)
    10 And the devil that deceived them was cast into the lake of fire and brimstone, where the beast and the false prophet are, and shall be tormented day and night for ever and ever….Amen to that

  3. Hey Syria, do you know how much those jets cost? We American taxpayers are on the hook to replace them. We finance the Israeli war machine and our congress gets on its knees and begs what more they can do for Israel… the back of Americans of course.

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