Iran and Israel trade blows: Israelis bomb Iranian positions in Syria, killing 23 fighters, after Revolutionary Guards fire 20 rockets at Golan Heights, stoking fears of war after Trump tore up nuclear deal

Iran and Israel trade blows: Israelis bomb Iranian positions in Syria, killing 23 fighters, after Revolutionary Guards fire 20 rockets at Golan Heights, stoking fears of war after Trump tore up nuclear deal

  • Israel claims that Iranian forces in Syria fired 20 rockets into Israeli-occupied Golan Heights
  • Israeli military said defense system intercepted some rockets, and the rest landed in Syrian territory
  • Israel responded by shelling what they claim to be Iranian positions in the Syria and Damascus
  • The exchange of fire came the day after U.S. President Donald Trump pulled out of Iran nuclear deal
  • Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has blasted Trump and called his withdrawal ‘foul play’
  • Reinstating U.S. sanctions on Iran, world’s fifth largest oil producer, could lead to increase in oil prices

By Ariel Zilber For Dailymail.com and Sara Malm and Khaleda Rahman For Mailonline and Ap and Afp

Published: 18:53 EDT, 9 May 2018 | Updated: 11:34 EDT, 10 May 2018

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5711531/Iranian-forces-Syria-shell-Israeli-army-bases-Golan-Israel.html

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