latakia : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n aromatic Turkish tobacco
- n a seaport on the western coast of Syria
News & Articles
- Israel braces for Golan action amid Syria blasts mystery
TEL AVIV, Israel, July 11 (UPI) -- Israel is bolstering its military forces on the Golan Heights, its de facto border with Syria, against a possible attack by Hezbollah amid growing speculation that Israeli warplanes or warships blitzed Russian-anti-ship missiles at the Syrian naval base of Latakia last week.
July 11, 2013 - UPI
- Syria naval base blast points to Israeli raid
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Foreign forces destroyed advanced Russian anti-ship missiles in Syria last week, rebels said on Tuesday - a disclosure that appeared to point to an Israeli raid. Qassem Saadeddine, spokesman for the Free Syrian Army's Supreme Military Council, said a pre-dawn strike on Friday hit a Syrian navy barracks at Safira, near the port of Latakia. He said that the rebel forces ...
July 9, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News