Report: Israel Tells Russia It Will Expand ‘Red Lines’ in Syria

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AP Photo/RIA-Novosti, Alexei Druzhinin, Presidential Press Service

Ynetnews reports: Israel has notified Russia of its decision to expand its “red lines”—as it pertains to operations against Iran in Syria—to the entirety of its northern neighbor’s territory rather than just the southern portion of the country as it had so far, the Asharq Al-Awsat newspaper reported Saturday evening.

Israel initially offered no comment on the report by the London-based pan-Arab paper.

On a possibly related matter, Arabic-language Sky News reported that in the strike in the Homs province of Syria earlier this week—attributed to the Israeli Air Force—21 people were killed, nine of whom were Iranian. Sky News was the only outlet reporting the figures.

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