Imad al-Amin, a Hezbollah military leader, was killed several days ago in an Israeli air attack in western Syria, according to Al-Arabiya. Hezbollah has confirmed his death.
Meanwhile, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, located in the United Kingdom, stated that Seyyed Ahmad Qureshi, a senior Iranian Revolutionary Guards official, was assassinated in Syria in suspicious circumstances.
Qureshi has been in Syria for about a decade, according to the organization. According to Al-Arabiya, he is a senior member of an Iranian-backed militia operating in Syria, which has Afghan fighters among its ranks.
Following an Israeli airstrike on the city of Homs on Wednesday night, Syrian media stated that the country's air defense systems had been activated.
According to the Syrian news agency, several of the missiles were intercepted by Syrian air defense systems. Explosions were heard throughout the vicinity, including in northern Lebanon, according to reports.
Following an Israeli air raid on Aleppo on Monday night, Syrian media stated that the country's air defense systems had been activated.
The airstrikes, according to the Lebanese Al-Mayadeen TV network, targeted "defense factories" and a "center for scientific research."
A senior Russian official revealed that Russia foiled an Israeli airstrike in Syria this past Thursday, according to a report by Kan 11 News reporter Gili Cohen. Admiral Vadim Kolit, the man in charge, stated that Israeli fighter jets fired missiles towards Syria from Lebanese airspace, but the missiles were intercepted by a Russian weapons system.
Several Russian news outlets have reported in recent days that Russia is aiding the Syrian army with weapon systems and defending against IDF attacks.
MK According to Eli Cohen (Likud), a former member of the Political-Security Cabinet, "Power is prized around the world, and especially in the Middle East. A government with anti-Zionist elements and a Prime Minister who does not have the backing of more than 85% of the population communicates weakness and invites challenges Israel," he says.