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«Israeli» Military on High Alert amid Iran Threats to Avenge Syria Strike
The "Israeli" entity's military has been put on high alert amid heightened tensions along the northern border and with Iran threatening to avenge an airstrike on a Syrian air base.
Russia, Syria, Iran and the United States have all said "Israel" carried out the predawn Monday missile barrage on the T-4 Air Base near Palmyra in central Syria. "Israeli" officials refused to comment on the strike.
On Tuesday, a top adviser to Leader of the Islamic Revolution His Eminence Imam Sayyed Ali Khamenei threatened the "Israeli" entity.
"The crimes will not remain unanswered," Ali Akbar Velayati said during a visit to Syria, according to the official Islamic Republic News Agency.
Iran's Foreign Ministry also slammed the entity's "flagrant" aggression in Syria following the attack.
"Israeli" officials did not appear to be taking the threat of a retaliatory attack lightly.
On Tuesday, "Israeli" War Minister Avigdor Lieberman appeared to allude to the strike, saying that the entity "will not allow Iranian entrenchment in Syria. Whatever the cost."
Keeping in line with the "Israeli" entity's stance of ambiguity on attacks outside the country's borders, the war minister prefaced his remarks with a wry "I don't know what happened."
Syria and Russia blamed "Israel" for carrying out Monday's strike, later that morning saying two "Israeli" F-15 fighter jets fired eight missiles at the base, some of which they said were shot down.
Later, American officials confirmed to NBC News that the entity had conducted the strike and that they were notified of it in advance.
Source: News Agencies, Edited by website team
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