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  3/3/2013, Adar 21, 5773

Ya'alon: Israel Monitoring Syria following Scud Seizure


Deputy Prime Minister Moshe Ya'alon said on Sunday that Israel is closely monitoring the battlefronts in Syria after media reports that rebels had seized Scud missiles from regime forces, according to Agence France PresseYaalon downplayed any threat to Israel from the Scuds - long-range surface-to-surface missiles which Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein used against the modern Jewish state in the 1991 Gulf War.

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