BEIRUT, LEBANON (7:20 P.M.) – The Syrian military has been placed on high alert this evening after Israeli warplanes were spotted flying incredibly close to the Syrian-Lebanese border.

According to reports, the Israeli warplanes made their way from Lebanon’s Nabatieh Governorate to the Beqa’a Valley, where they flew close to the northwestern part of the Rif Dimashq Governorate of Syria.

Lebanon’s National News Agency has also reported a heavy Israeli air presence over the Nabatieh Governorate.

The Israeli warplanes have not crossed over into Syrian territory; however, this is believed to be their closest approach to Syria since Damascus received the S-300 Air Defense System from the Russian Federation.

In the past, the Israeli Air Force has used this route from Lebanon to bomb western Syria; however, they also fly over this area to monitor the border movements.

 

Advertisements
Share this article:
  • 345
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  • 3
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
    348
    Shares
ALSO READ  Syrian Army's 4th Division arrives in southern Syria with new missiles
Editor-in-Chief Specializing in Near Eastern Affairs and Economics.

Notice: All comments represent the view of the commenter and not necessarily the views of AMN.

All comments that are not spam or wholly inappropriate are approved, we do not sort out opinions or points of view that are different from ours.

This is a Civilized Place for Public Discussion

Please treat this discussion with the same respect you would a public park. We, too, are a shared community resource — a place to share skills, knowledge and interests through ongoing conversation.

These are not hard and fast rules, merely guidelines to aid the human judgment of our community and keep this a clean and well-lighted place for civilized public discourse.

Improve the Discussion

Help us make this a great place for discussion by always working to improve the discussion in some way, however small. If you are not sure your post adds to the conversation, think over what you want to say and try again later.

The topics discussed here matter to us, and we want you to act as if they matter to you, too. Be respectful of the topics and the people discussing them, even if you disagree with some of what is being said.

Be Agreeable, Even When You Disagree

You may wish to respond to something by disagreeing with it. That’s fine. But remember to criticize ideas, not people. Please avoid:

  • Name-calling
  • Ad hominem attacks
  • Responding to a post’s tone instead of its actual content
  • Knee-jerk contradiction

Instead, provide reasoned counter-arguments that improve the conversation.

26
Discuss

avatar
5 Comment threads
21 Thread replies
2 Followers
 
Most reacted comment
Hottest comment thread
9 Comment authors
NormanDaeshbags-SuxFalesteeniIvan Recent comment authors
  Subscribe  
newest oldest most voted
Notify of
Ivan
Guest
Ivan

It is a complete travesty that Lebanon has no ability to protect it’s airspace! Their airspace should be under Syrian and Russian supervision! And Isfakel should be under constant international sanctions for violating Lebanese airspace.

Daeshbags-Sux
Guest
Daeshbags-Sux

Their country is already an Iranian puppet state, thanks to Syria having let them smuggling heavy weapons to Hezb which blackmails the state.

Daeshbags-Sux
Guest
Daeshbags-Sux

Since the Lebanese state refuses to enforce UNSC res.1701= disarming Hezb, any UN state has the right to chase Hezb weapons depots wherever they are!

Daeshbags-Sux
Guest
Daeshbags-Sux

Added to this that drug trafficking and money laundering are covered up by Lebanon as is the fact that this terrorist group is allowed to perdure here, it’s Lebanon that may end under international sanctions.

Falesteeni
Guest
Falesteeni

Paid Zio mouth piece, IsraHell is DEAD.

Falesteeni
Guest
Falesteeni

And how many UN res against IsraHell ?

Norman
Guest
Norman

Not surprising, UN is controlled by the Arabs.

Falesteeni
Guest
Falesteeni

FYI, Al-CIAda is no different than ISIS… you Zionist idiots days are numbered!

Member
Member
Master
Commenter
Upvoted
Stern Daler

@troll guest, The idiot are You 4 threatening a stronger power – which is forbidden by God.

Norman
Guest
Norman

Arabs said they would push Jews into the sea in June 1967. Jews kicked Arabs asses in just six days of war. Israel is here to stay, I don’t know about Lebanon, Syria and Iran.

michael
Guest
michael

testing the water i see…..want to see what kind of electronics are employed…..wanting to create counter measures…..but that will be their miscalculation…..thinking that they have a way around the s-300….only to find themselves trapped by there own folly….

Daeshbags-Sux
Guest
Daeshbags-Sux

Considering that the S-300 batteries are protected from cruise missiles by Pantsir and Pantsir is not so relevant…

Member
Member
Master
Commenter
Upvoted
Stern Daler

@DsSx, True enough. But once provoked they can intercept all starts and landings in Israel.

Norman
Guest
Norman

Let’s see in the coming days. There could be more Russian aircraft shot down by their own air defense system lol.

Member
Regular
Commenter
Upvoted
Diego Prendergast

Looking for trouble as usual.

Joe
Guest
Joe

About time Israel finally can be stopped. They think they owed the Middle East

Falesteeni
Guest
Falesteeni

Modern-day Zionist IsraHell is NOT the IsraHell of the Bible, because it is comprised of converted Jews and not of Hebrews with whom God had the Old Covenant.
Its very existence causes ramifications that negatively affect not only the Middle East but the West as well, especially the United States….

Member
Member
Master
Commenter
Upvoted
Stern Daler

BS. God has a Covenant with all that believe in him. Else all Muslims and Christians had none.

Norman
Guest
Norman

Nice try but it was the Arabs who are calling for “Death to Israel” and “Death to America”.

Daeshbags-Sux
Guest
Daeshbags-Sux

Nope, your masters in Tehran believe they can destroy Israel and that they will rule the world by the grace of their allah. Wherever there is trouble, you find either IRGC or Hezb and in parallel, some Muslim-Brotherhood offshoot.

Daeshbags-Sux
Guest
Daeshbags-Sux

In fact, Iran and the MB work as a push-pull you’d find in an audio amplifier.
If 1 transistor or vacuum tube gives 10W, having two in push-pull will give 60-70W

Daeshbags-Sux
Guest
Daeshbags-Sux

They’re all shitlamists ans work together AGAINST CIVILISATION.

Daeshbags-Sux
Guest
Daeshbags-Sux

Wherever they spread their “jihad”, no matter if Shia or Sunni fuelled, you’ll ONLY find death and destruction.

Member
Member
Master
Commenter
Upvoted
Stern Daler

Maybe log in as member not guest.

Norman
Guest
Norman

Russia sent Syria S-300 and you are so sure they can stop IAF from attacking Syria. What if it will turn out to be another Bekaa Valley Turkey Shoot?

Member
Regular
Upvoted
Joe Yousef

THEY HAVE NO b***s NOW