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Israel: F-16s hit al-Shayrat air base

Israeli warplanes fired eight missiles at al-Shayrat air base in Homs province. It said explosions were heard and believed to have been caused by anti-aircraft defenses while intercepting these strikes, but gave no further details, The UK-based Syrian Observatory for … Continue reading

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Syria: S-300 SAM defense system from Russia

Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu said that the S-300 surface-to-air missile defence system would be delivered within two weeks. Fifteen Russian military personnel were killed when the reconnaissance aeroplane was downed on 17 September. Syria and Russia say Israel was … Continue reading

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Egypt is being overwhelmed by the slow pace of economic change

The nation’s hopes for “bread, freedom and social justice” are being overwhelmed by the slow pace of economic change. Instead of undertaking reforms, Egypt has been relying on its wealthy neighbors for unconditional cash injections so that it can import … Continue reading

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