TV News LIES

Friday, Dec 19th

Last update09:21:40 PM GMT

You are here News International Israel reports 'direct hits' on Syrian target

Israel reports 'direct hits' on Syrian target

E-mail Print PDF

Israel hits Syrian targetIsraeli tanks struck a Syrian artillery launcher Monday after a stray mortar shell flew into Israel-held territory, the first direct clash between the neighbors since the Syrian uprising began nearly two years ago.

The confrontation fueled new fears that the Syrian civil war could drag Israel into the violence, a scenario with grave consequences for the region. The fighting has already spilled into Lebanon, Jordan and Turkey.

"We are closely monitoring what is happening and will respond appropriately. We will not allow our borders to be violated or our citizens to be fired upon," Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Monday in a speech to foreign ambassadors.

While officials believe President Bashar Assad has no interest in picking a fight with Israel, they fear the embattled Syrian leader may try to draw Israel into the fighting in a bout of desperation. Israeli officials believe it is only a matter of time before Syrian rebels topple the longtime leader.

More...


Most Recent Related Stories...


8 children killed, mother stabbed, in Australia

8 chlodren killedEight dead children and a woman suffering from stab wounds were found inside a home in...

US says it will not support Palestinian UN bid

UN Security CouncilThe United States will not support the current resolution put forward by the Palestinians setting the...

5.5-Magnitude earthquake strikes off the coast of Japan

Japan earthquakeA 5.5-magnitude earthquake struck off Japan's coast Friday evening at 5:49 p.m. local time.There were no...

Apple 'failing to protect Chinese factory workers'

Chinese workersPoor treatment of workers in Chinese factories which make Apple products has been discovered by an...
 
America's # 1 Enemy
Tee Shirt
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
TVNL Tee Shirt
 
TVNL TOTE BAG
Conserve our Planet
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
Get your 9/11 & Media
Deception Dollars
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
The Loaded Deck
The First & the Best!
The Media & Bush Admin Exposed!