Tag: Hezbollah

Syria: โ€˜Israeli Strikeโ€™ Hits Near Damascus Airport [VIDEO]

Syrian state media claimed Thursday that an Israeli missile strike caused an explosion and fire at a military site near Damascusโ€™s airport. However, Syrian rebel sources told the BBC that the target was an arms depot controlled by Lebanonโ€™s Hezbollah movementโ€”an ally of the Assad regime that Israel has consistently targeted in its attempt to…

Tillerson: Russia Must Choose Between Assad and U.S.

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Tuesday said Russia must soon choose between its relationship with the U.S. or its relationship with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. Tillerson, speaking at the Group of 7 conference, said it still is not clear if Russia failed to take its obligations to Syria seriously or just did a poor…