Russian Federation offered to supply the Syrian regime with the missile system, despite Israel's objections, about a month ago, after Western military strikes in Syria.
The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Saturday the new death toll from attacks early Thursday was 27, including at least 11 Iranians and six Syrian soldiers. The Observatory said at least 15 were killed in the strike, eight of them Iranians, including a member of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards.
The strikes dramatically ramped up tensions in the region days after US President Donald Trump announced a withdrawal from an worldwide deal that had aimed at easing tensions between Iran and the West.
Israel, which has vowed to prevent any entrenched Iranian military presence in southern Syria, is suspected of carrying out several rounds of strikes against Tehran-backed forces.
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However, the Deputy may count on success in the second session of Parliament, which will take place on Monday, may 14. But he has been a major cultural figure over the last decade pushing for the region to fully break from Spain.
Following the move, the United States reimplemented heavy sanctions against Iran, including on six individuals and three companies the administration says has channeled millions of dollars to the Iranian Revolutionary Guard's elite Qods Force.
Israeli forces have been blamed for a series of recent strikes inside Syria that have killed Iranians, though it has not acknowledged those raids.
The Golan Heights are Syrian territory occupied by Israel in 1967 and annexed in 1981. "They are trying to transfer forces and deadly weapons there with the explicit goal of attacking the state of Israel as part of their strategy to destroy the state of Israel". Israel considers Iran's ongoing military buildup in Syria to be an unacceptable national security threat.
Israel and Iran have long fought each other through proxies, and with the new exchange each seemed to be sending a warning that a direct clash between them could swiftly escalate.
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He also performed a special puja at the shrine in the temple town of Janakpur, some 225 km from capital Kathmandu . Modi greeted and interacted with the crowd at both Janakpur and Muktinath after visiting temples.
Tehran, meanwhile, is under pressure from the USA and Western allies to negotiate a new deal, one that goes beyond restricting the nuclear program to curb Iran's military power in the region.
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"The holy system of Islamic Republic will step up its missile capabilities day by day so that Israel, this occupying regime, will become sleepless and the nightmare will constantly haunt it that if it does anything foolish, we will raze Tel Aviv and Haifa to the ground", the hard-line cleric said during Friday sermons. Thursday's attack was a "blatant violation of Syria's sovereignty", Iranian foreign ministry spokesman Bahram Qasemi was quoted as saying Friday.
With the capture of the three suburbs, the only area outside government control in Damascus is that of the neighborhood of Hajar al-Aswad and the nearby Palestinian refugee camp of Yarmouk that are partially controlled by the Islamic State group.
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Senior Natalie Roth tied for 73rd at 14-over par 230 (76-72-82) in her final tournament for North Dakota State. Gabby Barker and Lauren Mason chipped in Tech's two other contributing scores with 4-over and 6-over rounds.