Syria blast ‘a severe blow’ to axis with Iran, Hezbollah

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JERUSALEM: Syria’s alliance with Iran and Hezbollah took “a severe blow” after a deadly rebel attack on Damascus killed three top security chiefs, Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak said Thursday.

 

“The blow is a severe one,” said Barak on a tour of the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, a day after a blast tore through Syria’s national security headquarters, killing the defense minister and two other top officials close to President Bashar al-Assad.

 

“It’s also a severe blow to the radical axis, to the Iranians and Hezbollah, who are the sole supporters of the Assad family,” he said in remarks communicated by his spokesman.

Read more: http://www.dailystar.com.lb/News/Middle-East/2012/Jul-19/181151-israels-barak-well-block-syrian-refugees.ashx#ixzz215y8DrVu
(The Daily Star :: Lebanon News :: http://www.dailystar.com.lb)

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