– ISRAEL STRUCK IN SYRIA’S QALAMOUN MOUNTAINS
According to Arab news channels – Al-Jazeera T.V Network and Al-Arabiya. on Saturday 04/25/2015 morning Israeli Air Force – IAF planes targeted 2 weapons convoys on Wednesday 04/22/2015. The targets were the 155th and 65th brigades of the Syrian army, which deal with strategic weapons and long-range missiles, on the Syrian-Lebanese border;
Israeli fighter jets allegedly hit Syrian and HezbUllah targets on the Syria-Lebanon border Friday overnight, According to sources quoted by Al Jazeera, the attack in al-Qalamoun, the Strategic passage between Damascus, the Hizbullah controlled area in the Beqaa Valley in Lebanon and the Alawite dominated areas in North-West Syria on the Mediterranean coast. Al-Qalamoun mountains is a constant battlefield between Syrian Sunni rebels and Pro-Assad and Iranian forces. The battle for Qalamoun has the potential to overpower the war in Syria and a Sunni victory is an existential threat to Assad’s regime, Iranian interests and the Hizbullah (see also – SYRIAN DILEMA ). Recently Assad’s regime and its co-partners in Syria are under immense pressure following a series of successes of the Sunni militants, led by Jabhat al-Nusra in Northern Syria
On Saturday 04/25/2015 the Jihadi coalition captured the northwestern Syrian town of Jisar al-Shughour, for the first time in the four-year-old conflict consolidating the Islamist grip on Northern Syria, on the border with Turkey and strengthening the threat on the Alawite enclave along the Syrian Mediterranean. .
The sources reported several explosions in the Syrian towns of Al-Qutayfah, Yabroud and Qarah on the outskirts of Damascus.
Though Israel had maintained a policy of neutrality regarding the Syrian war, the most recent strike was said to be in January, when Hezbollah commander Jihad Mughniyah, the son of Lebanese terrorist Imad Mughniyah, was killed along with other Hezbollah fighters and a senior Iranian Revolutionary Guard commander.
Four militants were killed, on Sunday 04/26/2915 night, by a Israeli UAV drone in an attempt to place a mine against Israeli Army patrols on the border with Syria in the Northern Golan Height in what seems to be a response to the Israeli earlier air strikes.
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