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By Proletarian

Fight Back News Service is circulating the following article from the British newspaper, Proletarian. The article, published in the beginning of June, contains a wealth of useful information.


By Tom Burke

The threat of a regional war grew as Syria and Israel exchanged fire over the Golan Heights on May 21. Syria appears to have hit an Israeli military jeep after it crossed over the ceasefire line. Israel responded with missiles. Israel first captured the Golan Heights in 1967, and then annexed it from Syria in 1981. Now Israeli politicians and generals are training ground troops on the Golan Heights, preparing some Israeli Druze for fighting in Syria and publicly discussing a “surprise war.”


By staff

The Syrian Arab News Agency charged that Western-backed terrorists launched a “rocket containing chemical materials on Khan al-Asal area in Aleppo Countryside,” on March 19. “The explosion of the rocket claimed the lives of 25 martyrs, while 110 citizens were injured, many of them in critical condition.”