Syria said it shot down an Israeli war plane and struck another Friday after four of the aircraft violated Syrian airspace.
This account was promptly disputed by the Israelis, who claimed that none of their planes were damaged.
"(Our) aircraft was at no point compromised", army spokesman Peter Lerner said.
Nevertheless, analysts said the incident represented a significant shift in Syria's response to Israeli airstrikes inside its territory.
"Several anti-aircraft missiles were launched from Syria following the mission and (army) aerial defence systems intercepted one of the missiles". Late past year, IDF troops operating in the disputed Golan region came under fire from militants of the ISIS affiliate Khalid ibn al-Walid Army, Israeli military spokesman Lt. Col. Peter Lerner said. The advanced program is set to intercept long-range missiles, working in combination with Iron Dome, which is created to protect from short-range threats, and other defense programs.
The Syrian military said the strikes targeted a military site near Palmyra.
Israeli warplanes had attacked several targets in Syria, the IDF said, prompting the Syrian attack.
The reports came days after the most serious incident between the two countries since the Syrian civil war began six years ago, and hours after Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman threatened to destroy Syria's air defense systems if Israeli jets were again targeted by regime forces.
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Washington CB Jones injured on Pro Day
The severity of his injury is unclear, but the majority of mock drafts had Jones going early in the first round. Previously considered a first-round player, Jones would be looking at Round 3 if he were to fall two rounds.
The Arrow 3 interceptor, created to shoot down missiles above the atmosphere, was handed to air force bases in Israel in January after successful testing by Israel and the United States.
In highly unusual comments confirming the operation, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said: "Our policy is very consistent".
Illustrative: Smoke rises following an explosion in Syria's Quneitra province as Syrian rebels clash with Assad regime forces, seen from the Golan Heights in 2014.
Last month, it was reported that Israeli military aircraft conducted an airstrike on the Syrian government forces stationed in the western countryside of Damascus near the Lebanese border.
Israel seized most of the Golan Heights from Syria in the 1967 Six-Day War and annexed it in 1981, in a move never recognised by the worldwide community.
The Israeli military said its planes were already back in Israeli airspace when the SAMs were fired.
A Jordanian military source said shrapnel from one missile fell in the north of the kingdom without causing any casualties.
North Carolina State will hire UNC Wilmington's Kevin Keatts as its men's basketball coach, according to multiple reports Friday. Things were going pretty well, even though Gottfried's teams didn't get any farther than the Sweet Sixteen.
Mnuchin is scheduled to meet one-to-one with China's Finance Minister Xiao Jie and central bank governor Zhou Xiaochuan. Mnuchin is in Berlin for the first meeting of the G20 finance ministers since Trump was sworn in on January 20.
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After all, the Wii U sold around 3 million units in its first 6 weeks, but went on to sell just 13.5 million units total. In total, Nintendo is apparently aiming to have produced 16 million Switch consoles by the end of March 2018.
Last week, it was revealed that Flynn also was lobbying for a Turkish firm late a year ago , earning $530,000. The findings were contained in the community's report about Russia's attempt to influence the U.S. election.
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From the beginning, TMC leadership has claimed that the sting footage was doctored and a conspiracy of oppositions. The bench also termed the state police as puppet and said that the society demands proper probe on the matter.
Congressman Blake Farenthold represents District 27, one of the three districts the panel now considers void. On Friday night, federal judges ruled 2-1 that some of Texas's 36 congressional districts violate the U.S.
'Now not the time' for independence vote
Next week, MSPs are due to debate a request for a Section 30 order to transfer power for the vote to the Scottish Parliament . May added: "I say to the SNP, now is not the time ".
Emperor receives Saudi king at Imperial Palace in Tokyo
After leaving Tokyo , the king is to lead his entourage of more than 1,000 cabinet members and corporate executives on to China. Retno added that in the next two months, the President would he send a minister to follow up King Salman's visit to Indonesia.
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Depleted Cavs sign Larry Sanders to two-year deal
The Cleveland Cavaliers reached an agreement to sign free agent center Larry Sanders , according to multiple reports Monday. Assuming Sanders passes his physical Monday, the Cavaliers will waive Bogut to clear a roster spot for him.