Israeli missiles attacked a military position near Damascus overnight and Syria's air defense system thwarted them, Syrian state television said on Saturday.
SANA, the state news agency, claimed Syrian air defenses shot down two of the Israeli missiles.
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Foreign media reported over the weekend that Israeli forces attacked an Iranian military base in Syria. However, reports from Lebanon's Al-Mustaqbal TV and the Saudi-owned Al-Arabiya network stated that information on the deaths emerged from accounts on the Telegram messaging application linked to Iran's Revolutionary Guard Corps. Whilst he did accept Iran's expanding influence through proxies in Syria and elsewhere, Liberman asserted explicitly that Iranian presence was limited to "some Iranian advisers and experts".
"At half past midnight (local time, Saturday), the Israeli enemy fired several surface-to-surface missiles at a military position in Damascus province", SANA news agency reported.
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Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu has often said that Israel will not allow Iran to establish a permanent presence in Syria and has reportedly sent a warning to this effect via a third party to Syrian President Bashar Assad, the Israeli daily reported. Israel has not confirmed that attack either. Iran-backed Shiite militias, including Hezbollah, have helped Damascus regain control of swathes of the country. We will not allow that regime to entrench itself militarily in Syria as it seeks to do for the express objective of eradicating our state, " Netanyahu said in a televised address that will be aired in full at the Saban Forum in Washington, which is taking place this week. According to the images, construction is at an advanced stage.
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