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Analysts: Recent Israeli Attacks in Syria, Iraq Could Further Israel-Iran Escalation

Recent airstrikes carried out by Israel against Iranian targets in Syria and Iraq highlight a clear escalation of tensions between the two rival countries, analysts warn.

Several Israeli airstrikes hit Iranian targets late Saturday near the Syrian capital, Israeli military said.

The late Saturday attack that hit an Iranian military target near the Syrian capital of Damascus came as a response to a drone attack that Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps Quds Force was planning to carry out on Israeli territory, according to Ronen Manelis, an Israeli military spokesperson.

Prior to the attack, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said in a tweet that his read more >>>

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