Israel Strikes Damascus Airport

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Israel has conducted a missile strike against the Damascus airport, killing two soldiers and wounding two others, as well as temporarily halting operations. The strike is an apparent response to allegations that Iran is using the airport to transport arms to militant groups such as Hezbollah. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said four people were killed in the strike and that the runway used for civilian traffic was repaired but that the runway used for cargo, the one used by Iran backed groups, was still non-operational. Syria’s Foreign Ministry said the strike was “part of a series of Israeli crimes” targeting Syria.