Iran and Israel are shooting at each other in Syria. Why?

Iran and Israel are shooting at each other in Syria. Why?

Israel said the targets of the strikes, its largest in Syria since the 1973 war, included weapons storage, logistics sites and intelligence centres used by elite Iranian forces. Israel says it destroyed the launcher from which these were fired and went even further, striking most, if not all, of the Iranian installations it knows about in Syria, in an attempt to set back the development of Iran's military infrastructure in the country. The annexation has not be recognised by the global community.

Israel considers Iran's ongoing military buildup in Syria to be an unacceptable national security threat.

Two nights of Israeli airstrikes on military facilities in Syria killed 42 people, including at least 19 Iranians, a Syria war monitor said Saturday.

They came after 20 rockets were fired at Israeli military positions in the occupied Golan Heights. The cross-border exchange gave way to a war of words.

Guterres noted "with relief, today's partial normalization of the situation", and urged "an immediate halt to all hostile acts and any provocative actions to avoid a new conflagration in the region already embroiled in bad conflicts with huge suffering of civilians", added the statement.

Iranian media described the Israeli attack as "unprecedented", but there was no official Iranian comment on Israel's claims.

Asharq Al-Awsat, a London-based Arab newspaper, published an unconfirmed account tensions with Iran's government over the attack in the Golan.

The Security Council, deeply divided over Syria, is highly unlikely to issue a statement and as of yesterday no council member had asked for a meeting.

"We came here to pray to God after the victory against Iran" following the U.S. withdrawal from the nuclear deal, said Aryeh Stern, a rabbi from Jerusalem.

Iran has advisers and experts and has backed tens of thousands of militiamen who are fighting alongside Assad forces in the civil war. But the survey found that 69 percent of respondents were satisfied with Netanyahu's handling of "Israel's policy regarding Iran's presence in Syria".

Sunny Monday expected, possible thunderstorms in the evening
There is a slight chance of showers and storms for the KVOE listening area by late afternoon with a better chance around sunset. According to the National Weather Service in Hastings, Grand Island received 0.28 of an inch of rain from the storm.

"You know that, technically, to link this with Netanyahu's visit is wrong", - said the press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov.

"Get rid of the Iranians and maybe it will be possible to have a different kind of life", Lieberman added.

Russia, which is also an ally of Assad, said on Thursday that Syria had shot down more than half of the missiles fired at it overnight by Israel.

French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Europe-1 radio that Europe should not accept that the U.S.is the "world's economic policeman". The Iranians show no sign of expecting a war with the United States or Israel, at least in the near future, whatever the belligerent rhetoric coming out of Washington, Tel Aviv and Tehran.

His remarks drew chants of "Death to America!" from those gathered for Friday prayers in Tehran.

Mr Qasemi said the attacks were an attempt by global supporters of rebel groups fighting Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to shore them up after their "many failures" and to try to "tip the scales in their favour".

The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on May 12 that the new death toll from attacks early on May 10 was 27, including at least 11 Iranians and six Syrian soldiers.

Syria's state news agency SANA said opposition fighters who made a decision to stay in the suburbs will hand over the weapons and return to normal life.

Its backing of radical groups such as Hezbollah, the Palestinian militant organization Hamas, and the Houthi Rebels is another.

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