BEIRUT, LEBANON (3:30 P.M.) – The jihadist rebels fired several missiles towards Russia’s Hmeimim Airbase in western Syria this afternoon.

According to the Russian Ministry of Defense, the jihadist rebels fired 17 missiles towards the Hmeimim Airbase, resulting in the activation of the Russian military’s air defense sirens at the installation.

The Russian Ministry of Defense said all of the jihadist missiles were either shot down by their military or they fell short of the Hmeimim Airbase.

Nine missiles were intercepted by the Kheimim’s air defense, Russia’s Defense Ministry said, while eight others hit the ground before reaching the base. The attack, carried out with the use of multiple rocket launcher systems, originated from a terrorist held area in the Idlib province.

The jihadist attack came as the Syrian Army faced a mass militant offensive in the northwestern countryside of the Hama Governorate on Wednesday.

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gustavo
2019-05-23 01:00

These Turkey terrorists will try again and again until be successful. Thanks to Russia-Turkey agreement.

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RAFIK
2019-05-22 19:49

This is the fault of Russia by collaborating and agreeing to ceasefire with turkiey. Bcuz Turkey has supplied EEuphrate shield terriost to support Alqaida. LOok like Russia don’t care anymore about Syria . Russia want turkey more then Syria. IF Russia was trutfull they should have attach euphrtae shield are in afrin in retalitian. SAA is on its own now.

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Fighter
2019-05-22 19:59
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We should admit russua afraid of Turkey

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2019-05-23 10:08
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LOL…

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gustavo
2019-05-23 21:22
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Not at all, Russia and Turkey have strong economical and commercial agreements that allows Turkey to do whatever it wants on Idlib. Putin does not want to upset Erdogan because of the buying S-400 system, gas pipe line, and nuclear reactor to be built in Turkey by Russia. I want to point out that Turkey is a NATO member, with USA nuclear arsenal in its land, and ready to obey NATO orders (so far, Turkey-NATO-USA have been playing a theater to control Russia effectively).

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2019-05-23 23:03
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USA hasn’t a nuclear arsenal in Turkey, they HAD a few free-fall tactical nukes in the nuclear-sharing program. These have been moved on a base in another country. It’s not clear if it’s in Romania or Germany. The only place Turkey is still NATO is on paper. My buddy at the SHAPE told me that they were talking about dumping Turkey as soon as 2012. Erdogan is a millstone for EVERYBODY, even for Russia, China, Central-Asia states, not speaking about the EU, Syria, Israel, etc etc… From NATO’s HQ POV : he thinks like an enemy, he talks like an… Read more »

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Nestor Arapa
2019-05-23 01:07
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Comparto tu opinión

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Nestor Arapa
2019-05-23 01:08

Putin queda como estúpido e idiota, el mundo observa estos acontecimientos, por lo visto Erdogan es mas inteligente al manipular a los gobiernos de Rusia e Iran.

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gustavo
2019-05-23 21:24
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En efecto, Irsael-NATO(Turkey)-USA han sabido controlar a Rusia en Syria

Сергей Тайра
Сергей Тайра
2019-05-23 09:08

Глупцы!
Россия скоро даст нового пинка вашим любимым террористам.
Турция в итоге свалит к себе домой