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Israeli Military Strikes anti-Aircraft Battery in Syria

JERUSALEM — The Israeli military said on Monday that it struck and destroyed an anti-aircraft battery deep in Syria after it had opened fire on Israeli jets flying over Lebanon — the first such incident of Syrian forces targeting Israeli planes since the civil war began in 2011.

An Israeli Air Force fighter jet releases flares during an acrobatics display during a graduation ceremony in the Hatzerim air force base near the southern city of Beersheba, Israel, Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)

IAF Chief: Israel Has ‘Unimaginable’ Power to Use In War With Hezbollah

TEL AVIV – If Hezbollah fires rockets at Israel the IDF should retaliate by striking Iran’s infrastructure, a former deputy defense minister said Wednesday at a security conference soon after the head of the country’s air force warned that Israel possessed “unimaginable” military power to use in a future war with Lebanon.

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