• Israel was about to get 'a lot more violent' with Syria after losing an F-16 - and then Putin stepped in

    One year ago - By Business Insider

    An Iranian drone was destroyed a minute and a half after it flew into Israeli airspace last Saturday.
    Israel retaliated by destroying the drone's command center, but lost one of its F-16s over Israeli airspace when it was returning from the mission.
    Israel had planned further strikes against Iranian and Syrian targets but President Vladimir Putin prevented an all out attack by calling Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu directly.
    A simmering conflict between Israel, Iran, and Syria could have erupted into another regional war were it not for the intervention of Russian President...
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