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Syria blames Israel for missile attack near Damascus International Airport

Syria blames Israel for missile attack near Damascus International Airport

It’s another in a series of attacks whose aftermath has solidified into a routine diplomatic dance.

Syria’s army accused Israel of “launching several missiles from inside the occupied territories at dawn on Thursday,” which struck a “military position” near Damascus International Airport, according to an unnamed military source speaking to Syrian state media.

The attack, said the source, resulted in explosions and left “some material losses.”

“The Israeli aggression comes as a desperate attempt to raise the collapsed morale of terrorist groups due to the Syrian army’s blows,” continued the source, using the government’s routine term for the rebels fighting Syrian...

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