INTERNATIONAL

Israeli Raids In Syria Kill 16

Israeli raids targeting arms depots and military positions in eastern Syria killed at least 16 soldiers.

The Israeli Air Force carried out more than 18 strikes against multiple targets in an area stretching from the eastern town of Deir Ezzor to the Boukamal Desert at the Syrian-Iraqi border.

The raids killed five Syrian soldiers and 11 allied forces fighters.

It was the second wave of Israeli raids in Syria in less than a week.

The last strikes on January 7 targeted positions in southern Syria and south of the capital Damascus, killing three fighters.