The Israel Defense Forces have officially claimed responsibility for the attack last month on Iranian targets in Syria that killed members of the Iran Revolutionary Guard, and acknowledged “Operation Chess,” the new preemptive military campaign to stop Iranian aggression.
Stand for Israel Blog - Syria
Last night, after Iranian forces in Syria launched 20 missiles at Israel, Israel carried out a full-scale assault on Iranian military targets in Syria. Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman made it clear that Israel will use all measures to protect herself, while the US voiced its support for Israel’s strikes.
The overnight attack came while Secretary of State was in the Holy Land, Trump and Netanyahu were on phone, suggesting coordination by two allies.
Iranian military officials were killed in alleged Israeli airstrikes on Syrian weapons facilities.
Israel targets an Assad regime artillery position after shelling landed near the Israeli border.