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News and updates about Damascus

Two pro-Hezbollah fighters killed in Israeli strike

Syria’s Defense Ministry claims that Israel carried out strikes near Damascus. Syrian opposition organization says two were killed and six injured.

Two pro-Hezbollah fighters killed in Israeli strike

IRGC officials killed in Syria

Foreign reports claim that the head of Iranian intelligence in Syria was among those killed in an airstrike in Damascus.

IRGC officials killed in Syria

Israel carried out air strikes in Damascus

Syrian media report explosions in and around the capital following air strike attributed to Israel.

Israel carried out air strikes in Damascus

Israel struck targets in the Damascus area

Syrian military official says the Syrian air defense systems intercepted some of the missiles.

Israel struck targets in the Damascus area

'We shot down Israeli missiles fired towards Damascus'

Syrian state media reports that the country’s air defense confronted "enemy targets" in the surroundings of the capital Damascus.

'We shot down Israeli missiles fired towards Damascus'

Israeli air strikes target Damascus and Aleppo airports

This is the third time in the last two weeks that attacks on airports in Syria have been attributed to Israel.

Israeli air strikes target Damascus and Aleppo airports

Syria reports Israeli air strike in Damascus area

Official Syrian media report an explosion in the vicinity of the capital. Saudi TV channel reports strike targeted Iranian weapons.

Syria reports Israeli air strike in Damascus area

Reports in Syria: Explosions heard in Damascus

Syrian state media reports explosions in the Syrian capital. The cause is not known.

Reports in Syria: Explosions heard in Damascus

4 Syrian soldiers killed in Israeli air strike in Damascus

Syrian media report anti-aircraft system activated following air strike blamed on Israel.

4 Syrian soldiers killed in Israeli air strike in Damascus

Explosions in Damascus following strike blamed on Israel

Syrian media report the country’s air defense systems were activated against “hostile targets” following Israeli air strike.

Explosions in Damascus following strike blamed on Israel

Israeli Air Force strikes Iranian arms depots in Syria

For the second time this week, Israeli planes reportedly struck Syria. The Syrian air defense system was not activated.

Israeli Air Force strikes Iranian arms depots in Syria

Israel attacked in Damascus, air defense systems activated

Media in Syria report explosions in the vicinity of the capital. Air defense systems reportedly intercepted most of the missiles.

Israel attacked in Damascus, air defense systems activated

Israel attacked in Damascus area, explosions heard

Syrian media report explosions in the Damascus area. Syrian military official says damage to property was caused.

Israel attacked in Damascus area, explosions heard

Two Syrians dead in Israeli air strike in Damascus

Syrian media report Israeli air strike in the Damascus area. Explosions heard in the vicinity of the Syrian capital.

Two Syrians dead in Israeli air strike in Damascus

Car bombing rocks Damascus

Two people lightly injured, no deaths reported. Incident not connected to Israel's downing of Syrian UAV, despite earlier reports.

Car bombing rocks Damascus

Iran claims advisor killed in Israeli air strike in Damascus

Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps advisor in Syria reportedly killed in air strike attributed to Israel.

Iran claims advisor killed in Israeli air strike in Damascus

Syria accuses Israel of air strike in Damascus

Syrian media report explosions in the Damascus area following air strike attributed to Israel.

Syria accuses Israel of air strike in Damascus

'Israel carried out air strike in the Damascus area'

Media in Syria report explosions near capital as a result of Israeli air strike. Two Syrian military personnel reportedly injured.

'Israel carried out air strike in the Damascus area'

'Take the necessary measures to deter Israel'

Syria accuses Israel of attacking civilian-populated neighborhoods as it is recovering from devastating earthquake which hit the country.

'Take the necessary measures to deter Israel'

'Condemn the repeated Israeli strikes'

Syrian Foreign Ministry complains to UN after latest air strike attributed to Israel which shut down the Damascus airport.

'Condemn the repeated Israeli strikes'

Israel carried out air strike near Damascus

Explosions reportedly heard over Syrian capital. Military source says the strike targeted the Damascus International Airport.

Israel carried out air strike near Damascus

'Israel carried out air strike in the Damascus area'

Syrian TV reports explosions heard over the capital following alleged Israeli air strike. The strike reportedly targeted Iranian militias.

'Israel carried out air strike in the Damascus area'

Explosions heard in Damascus following air strike

Syrian media report that air defense systems were activated over hostile targets in the capital, say Israel was responsible.

Explosions heard in Damascus following air strike

Explosions heard in Damascus following air strike

Syrian media report the country's anti-aircraft systems activated following Israeli air strike.

Explosions heard in Damascus following air strike

Hamas delegation to visit Damascus next week

Hamas reviving relations with Syrian regime after a decade-long rupture.

Hamas delegation to visit Damascus next week

Syria claims five killed in alleged Israeli attack

Friday attack on Damascus airport caused material damage, killed five Syrian soldiers, report says.

Syria claims five killed in alleged Israeli attack

Israel carried out air strike near Damascus

Syrian media report that the country’s air defense systems responded to an Israeli air strike in the vicinity of the capital.

Israel carried out air strike near Damascus

Three Syrian soldiers killed in Israeli air strike in Damascus

Explosions heard over Syrian capital. Local media reports that the Syrian Air Force intercepted hostile missiles.

Three Syrian soldiers killed in Israeli air strike in Damascus

Damascus Airport resumes flight after two weeks

The international airport in Syria’s capital was heavily damaged two weeks ago by an air strike attributed to Israel.

Damascus Airport resumes flight after two weeks

'IAF air strike caused serious damage to Damascus Airport'

Russia condemns Israel following overnight air strike in Damascus: We demand that the Israeli side stop this evil practice.

'IAF air strike caused serious damage to Damascus Airport'

Significant damage to Damascus Airport following air strike

Satellite images published by ImageSat International show significant damage to runways following overnight air strike attributed to Israel.

Significant damage to Damascus Airport following air strike

'Israel attacked targets south of Damascus'

Syrian military source says Israel launched rockets from Golan Heights towards targets south of Damascus.

'Israel attacked targets south of Damascus'

Syria reports Israeli attack on Damascus

Syria claims to have activated air defenses against Israeli attack on its capital.

Syria reports Israeli attack on Damascus

Explosions heard in Damascus following reported air strike

Syrian media reports air defense systems were activated in response to air strike attributed to Israel.

Explosions heard in Damascus following reported air strike

Israel carried out air strike near Damascus

Syrian media report explosions over capital, say air defense systems were activated following Israeli air strike.

Israel carried out air strike near Damascus

Syria reports Israeli air strike in Damascus

Syria's air defense systems activated following air strike attributed to Israel in Damascus area.

Syria reports Israeli air strike in Damascus

Two members of Revolutionary Guards killed in Syria strike

Iranian media report that to regime loyalists killed in Monday's air strike attributed to Israel in Damascus.

Two members of Revolutionary Guards killed in Syria strike

Israel carried out air strike in Damascus

Syrian media report Israeli air strike in the Damascus area. Explosions heard in the area. Syrian army says two people killed.

Israel carried out air strike in Damascus

Three dead in Israeli air strike in Damascus area

For the second time in as many days, Syria claims Israel carried out air strike in its territory.

Three dead in Israeli air strike in Damascus area

Israel attacked targets near Damascus

Syria claims Israel fired missiles at targets near the capital Damascus. Country's air defense systems activated.

Israel attacked targets near Damascus

Israel carried out air strike in Damascus

Syrian military official says the country’s air defense systems intercepted some of the missiles.

Israel carried out air strike in Damascus

Syria reports soldier killed in Israeli air strike in Damascus

Syrian media report Israeli air strike in the suburbs of the capital. One soldier killed, damage caused.

Syria reports soldier killed in Israeli air strike in Damascus

Syria claims Israel launched missiles towards Damascus

Syrian media reports that Israel fired two missiles towards the capital.

Syria claims Israel launched missiles towards Damascus

Jews from Brooklyn visit Damascus: "Begged to return"

Twelve Jews visited Damascus with the encouragement of the Assad rulership. "We were told 'please come back'."

Jews from Brooklyn visit Damascus: "Begged to return"

Syria says Israel carried out air strike near Damascus

Syrian military official says Israeli air strike on the outskirts of Damascus caused damage.

Syria says Israel carried out air strike near Damascus

Air strikes target Hezbollah sites in Damascus

Five dead after Hezbollah sites blasted by allegedly Israeli attack.

Air strikes target Hezbollah sites in Damascus

Reports of air strike in Syria, explosions heard in Israel

Syrian media report air strike in the Damascus area. Residents of central Israel report hearing explosions.

Reports of air strike in Syria, explosions heard in Israel

Syrian media reports Israeli air strike near Damascus

Syrian air defense systems reportedly confront "Israeli aggression" over Damascus.

Syrian media reports Israeli air strike near Damascus

Syria claims Israel carried out air strike in Damascus area

Syrian media reports Israeli attack in the Damascus area. Most of the missiles were shot down.

Syria claims Israel carried out air strike in Damascus area

Syria says Israel carried out air strikes in Damascus

Syrian media says air defense systems were activated due to "Israeli aggression."

Syria says Israel carried out air strikes in Damascus

Syria accuses Israel of missile attack on Damascus

Israel said to continue policy of preventing Iranian entrenchment in Syria, as Syrian sources allege 5 missiles fired towards Damascus.

Syria accuses Israel of missile attack on Damascus

Syria claims Israel attacked near Damascus

Syrian media reports the country's air defense system intercepted "Israeli aggression" over Damascus.

Syria claims Israel attacked near Damascus

Syria claims: Israel attacked targets near Damascus

Syrian Army says country's air defense systems intercepted most of the Israeli missiles that were fired from the Golan Heights.

Syria claims: Israel attacked targets near Damascus

Syria claims: We thwarted Israeli air strike in Damascus

Syrian media reports that the country's air defense systems thwarted an Israeli air strike near Damascus. One person reportedly killed.

Syria claims: We thwarted Israeli air strike in Damascus

IDF attacks military targets in Syria

IDF attacks targets belonging to the Iranian Quds Force and the Syrian army, hours after IDF discovered explosive device along the border.

IDF attacks military targets in Syria

August 20, 1920: The tragic trip on the Ghazaleh train

Mendel and Aharon Goodman, on an official trip from Damascus to Haifa, escape Bedouin by dressing as Arabs, a saga which includes Rav Kook.

August 20, 1920: The tragic trip on the Ghazaleh train

'Israeli fighter goes 'threateningly close' to passenger plane'

Iranian television says several passengers injured after Israeli fighter plane passes by civilian aircraft over Damascas.

'Israeli fighter goes 'threateningly close' to passenger plane'

Syria claims: Israel attacked in Damascus

Syria claims Israeli air force attacked targets in southern Damascus.

Syria claims: Israel attacked in Damascus

IDF attacks Islamic Jihad targets in Damascus

IDF confirms air strike on terrorist targets belonging to Islamic Jihad in both Damascus and Gaza.

IDF attacks Islamic Jihad targets in Damascus

Satellite photos show damage from air strike in Damascus

Attack attributed to Israel destroyed weapons storage sites at Damascus International Airport. Israel not commenting.

Satellite photos show damage from air strike in Damascus