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Syrian air defense units intercept Israeli missiles near Damascus, thwarting THIRD raid in a week – Russia’s Defense Ministry

The airstrike was carried out from outside the Syrian airspace, around 5:40am Sunday morning, when two Israeli F-16 jets fired two guided missiles, targeting unspecified facilities in the town of Set (Sayyidah) Zaynab some 10km south of Damascus. Syrian air defense units – equipped with Russian-made Buk-M2E systems – successfully intercepted …

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US’ successful ICBM intercept test brings us closer to a nuclear war and proves Moscow’s concerns were well grounded

On Tuesday, the US Missile Defense Agency (MDA) announced it conducted a test of an Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) System-equipped Arleigh Burke-class destroyer, the USS John Finn, against what was termed a “threat-representative Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) target” using a Standard Missile-3 (SM-3) Block IIA interceptor. The test object …

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