Iranian Militia Fires Rockets at Israel from Syria

Stand for Israel  |  September 9, 2019

Israeli soldiers cahrge a mortar shell near Kibutz Merom in the Israeli-annexed Golan Heights on the border with Syria on September 9, 2019. - (Photo by JALAA MAREY / AFP) (Photo credit should read JALAA MAREY/AFP/Getty Images)

Israel’s enemies from the north have once again tried to launch an attack — and this time, thanks to God’s hand of protection, it failed. The Times of Israel’s Judah Ari Gross reports that pro-Iranian terrorists in Syria attempted to launch rockets into Israel, around the same time that a similar terrorist group was struck:

An Iran-backed militia in Syria fired several rockets toward northern Israel in the predawn hours of Monday morning, but they fell short of the border, the army said.

According to the Israel Defense Forces, the attack was carried out by operatives of a Shiite militia operating under the command of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps’ Quds Force.

The IDF said the rockets were fired from the suburbs outside Damascus.

The alleged attack came amid reports of a series of airstrikes against a pro-Iranian militia in eastern Syria, which killed 18 fighters, according to a Britain-based war monitor.

In a statement, the IDF said it “holds the Syrian regime responsible for every action that takes place in Syria.”

In a tweet, the Israeli army’s Arabic-language spokesperson warned Syria’s Assad regime that it would “pay the price” for allowing Iran and its proxies to use Syria as a base of operations against the Jewish state, either by turning a blind eye to their actions or by actively cooperating with them…

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