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Thread: Over the Last 24 hours a series of events have led to a dangerously escalating situation between #Israel, #Iran & #Syria
1/ #Trump withdraws from #IranNuclearDeal
2/ #Israel Instantly activates bomb Shelters in Golan Heights
3/ #Israel reports unusual Iranian activity in #Syria border areas
4/ Sources/Reports begin discussing imminent threat of Iranian led attacks on #Israel from #Syria
5/ #Israel strikes Al-Kisweh industrial area around #Damascus with two rockets
6/ Syrian State Media claims two further rockets were downed
7/ Reports that Eight Iranians among 15 foreign pro-government fighters were killed in the attack which took place yesterday
8/ #Israel continues a steady build up of troops/tanks on Syrian border this morning
9/ Heavy Israeli air activity over the Golan Heights today
10/ Israeli rocket flies over Qunaitra going towards #Damascus, Syrian air defense fired at it
11/ Reports claim that the rocket was downed South East of #Damascus, Israeli Jets still heavily present in the skies
12/ Numerous artillery and mortar strikes from #Israel targeted areas around Al-Baath City in Qunaitra province
13/ Israeli Tanks firing at Syrian positions also, no reports of casualties so far
14/ Sirens reportedly heard on Israeli side of border
15/ Numerous Israeli strikes now reported in #Hadar in Qunaitra
16/ Syrian air defense firing at Israeli rockets targeting #Hadar in Qunaitra
17/ Al- Mayadeen reporting numerous Syrian army strikes (Mortars, Artillery) on Israeli positions near border with #Syria
18/ Pro Gov Al-Mayadeen stating that 4 Israeli locations have been targeted
19/ Syrian air defenses continue firing around #Damascus
20/ Image reportedly shows intercepted Israeli Rocket
21/ "According to the Lebanese army remnants of rockets fell in the areas of southern #Lebanon around Shebaa, Hasbaya, Khirbet Qanfar and Wadi Ghanim from last nights events in #Syria" via @Nour_Samaha
22/ Russian Ministry of Defense:

"28 Israeli F-15, F-16 jets took part in strikes on #Syria"
23/ Russian Ministry of Defense:

"Nearly 60 rockets were fired by #Israel including 10 surface-to-surface missiles fired"
24/ This is technically impossible, areas with a known Iranian presence across the country were not even hit, Deir Ezzor, Palmyra, East #Homs ect, no strikes were reported.

25/ Quoted in this @Daily_Express piece by @Matt_J_Drake on the events last night

26/ 3 #SAA soldiers were killed and 2 wounded in last nights assault
27/ #SAA Soldiers killed & wounded were stationed at an Air Defense Battalion which came under fire

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Jul 22, 2018
A number of reported Israeli strikes in #Masyaf, #Hama this evening
Images from the aftermath of the strikes on a suspected research facility
Syrian air defenses reportedly downed 3 of the missiles fired on #Masyaf according to State TV.
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Jul 19, 2018
Breaking: Explosion in neighbourhood of mashro Domar in West #Damascus
1. Possibly one the safest locations in #Damascus throughout the conflict
2. Image of explosion in mashro Domar, next to the main church. #Damascus #Syria
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Jun 24, 2018
Thread on #Daraa offensive, will be updating daily news, #SAA advances, losses & the mood surrounding it.
1.#SAA continues advance in North West Sweida & North East #Daraa after several days of heavy bombardment.
2. Breaking : #SAA now in control of Howsh Hamada in North East #Daraa after fierce clashes.
Read 40 tweets
May 8, 2018
1/ A summary of the suspected Israeli strikes in Al-Kisweh south of #Damascus this evening, hours after #Trump announced a withdrawal #IranNukeDeal
2/ Trump withdraws from #IranNukeDeal
3/ #Israel instructed local authorities in the Golan Heights to “unlock and ready bomb shelters”, after identifying apparent "irregular activity of Iranian forces in #Syria
Read 16 tweets
Apr 29, 2018
1/ Important Development: After weeks of intense fighting in #YarmoukCamp in South #Damascus an agreement has been reached between #HTS (Nusra) & #SAA for militants to leave, deal includes #Fua & #Kafraya, #ISIS are not involved

Here's the full story:
2. #HTS controlled areas of the #Yarmouk will surrender fully as the agreement for them to leave is set to come into effect tomorrow morning
3. #HTS Militants & their families are set to be deported to #Idleb, where there is a strong #HTS presence
Read 13 tweets
Apr 14, 2018
Thread: Here’s how the U.S led strikes on #Syria developed from here in the Capital #Damascus in the early hours of this morning
1. At around 4.30 Damascus time I awoke to initial large sounds of over 10 rocket attacks, it immediately was clear from the types of missile being heard that it was a Western Attack conducted by the #U.S #France & #U.K
2. The strikes were heard clearly in all parts of the Capital and continued on and off for a duration of 50 minutes, Syrian state media reported the strikes but didn’t provide information as to the locations
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