March 22, 2014

Syrian Rebels Pit Hezbollah Against Israel

Yaron Friedman, Ynet News

The Associated Press

Israel must think carefully about who benefits the most from the recent escalation along its Golan border with Syria.

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TAGGED: Hezbollah, Syria


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