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US and France remark none of their missiles intercepted in Syria

The US and France have denied Russian claim that Syrian air defence had intercepted at least 71 cruise missiles fired by the US, the UK and French forces early on Saturday. “None of our aircraft or missiles involved in this operation were successfully engaged by Syrian air defences,” Lieutenant-General Kenneth McKenzie, the director of the Joint…

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Russia: Syria air defence intercepted 31 missiles

A senior Russian military official has said that Syrian air defence had intercepted at least 71 cruise missiles fired by US, UK and France forces. At a news conference in Moscow on Saturday, Lt. Gen. Sergey Rudskoy said at least 103 cruise missiles, including Tomahawks, were fired into a number of targets in Syria.  …

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Experts doubt Emirati enlighten Qatar intercepted plane

Analysts have expressed scepticism at the UAE’s claim that Qatari fighter jets intercepted Emirati passenger planes. On Monday, Emirati state media said two civilian airliners bound for Bahrain were intercepted by Qatar, citing the country’s General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA). Qatar strongly rejected the claims, describing them as a “systematic attack” by the UAE to draw attention away…