Lebanese security stand near the site where an Israeli drone was said to have crashed in a stronghold of the Lebanese Hezbollah group, in a southern suburb of Beirut. Photo: AP

Lebanon blasts Israel ‘aggression’ after two drones crash in Beirut and jets attack Syria targets

  • Drone incident came hours after Israel attacked targets near Syria’s capital of Damascus
  • Lebanon regularly accuses its neighbour of violating its airspace with planes and drones
Topic |   Syrian conflict

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Lebanese security stand near the site where an Israeli drone was said to have crashed in a stronghold of the Lebanese Hezbollah group, in a southern suburb of Beirut. Photo: AP
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Plumes of smoke rise after an explosion on August 12 at a military base southwest of Baghdad. Photo: AP

Israel hints at covert bombing raids against Iranian-linked targets in Iraq

  • PM Benjamin Netanyahu told a Russian-language broadcaster that ‘of course’ the country is operating against a state ‘that wants to annihilate us’
  • A series of blasts in recent weeks have hit weapon depots and bases belonging to paramilitary groups in Iraq, many of them backed by Iran
Topic |   Israel

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Plumes of smoke rise after an explosion on August 12 at a military base southwest of Baghdad. Photo: AP
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