Israel warns Iran over Syria as tensions mount after downing of Israeli jet


Israel said it had launched a major attack after its F-16 came under Syrian fire.

Source: New York Times

The Israeli military said the pilots likely ejected from their F-16 aircraft due to Syrian anti-aircraft missiles but said it was unclear whether their war plane was hit.

Source: NBC

Israel struck targets deep in Syria and shot down an infiltrating Iranian drone, marking its most serious engagement in neighboring Syria since fighting there began in 2011

Source: ABC

The events appeared to be Israel’s first direct engagement with Iranian forces in Syrian territory.

Source: New York Times

Benjamin Netanyahu told his Cabinet on Sunday that Israel would continue to target Iranian-backed forces inside Syria.

Source: Deutsche Welle

His comments come amid rising tensions a day after an Israeli F-16 fighter jet crashed under fire.

Source: Deutsche Welle

All Sources: New York Times ABC NBC Deutsche Welle


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