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Iran downs unidentified drone that 'infiltrated' near Gulf coast: reports

Iran downs unidentified drone that 'infiltrated' near Gulf coast: reportsIran shot down an unidentified drone that “infiltrated” near Bandar-e Mahshahr port on the Gulf coast Friday, Iranian media reported, after the downing of a US drone nearly triggered air strikes earlier this year. Relevant units acted “in response to a violation of our airspace by a drone (that) infiltrated”, IRIBNEWS reported, citing Brigadier General Alireza Sabahi Fard, commander in chief of aerial defence. “The drone was shot down before it could reach sensitive sites thanks to the great vigilance of our unified aerial defence system,” he said.



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UPDATE 4-Iran downs drone over southern port city of Mahshahr – IRNA

UPDATE 4-Iran downs drone over southern port city of Mahshahr - IRNAIranian forces shot down a drone belonging to a foreign country on Friday, state news agency IRNA reported, quoting an Iranian official. “The downed drone definitely belonged to a foreign country. Its wreckage has been recovered and is being investigated,” the governor of Iran’s southern Khuzestan province, Gholamreza Shariati, said, according to IRNA.



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Lebanon's Hezbollah says downs Israeli drone

Lebanon's Hezbollah says downs Israeli droneThe Iran-backed Hezbollah movement said Monday it had downed and seized an Israeli drone as it flew across the Lebanese border, a week after a flash confrontation between the arch-foes. Israel’s army said a drone it was operating “fell” in Lebanon on Sunday. In what appeared to be a response, an air strike at “around midnight” left 18 pro-Iranian fighters dead in eastern Syria, a monitor said.



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Syria says repels Israeli air attack, Israel says downs Golan rocket

Syria says repels Israeli air attack, Israel says downs Golan rocketBEIRUT/MOSCOW (Reuters) – Syrian military air defenses thwarted an Israeli attack on Sunday, shooting down seven missiles targeting an airport in southeastern Damascus, Russia’s National Defense Control Center was cited by RIA news agency as saying. Syrian state media also reported the attack. “Our air defense systems thwarted … an Israeli air aggression … and prevented it from achieving any of its goals,” a military source told state news agency SANA.



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Syria downs two Israeli missiles near capital: state media

Syria downs two Israeli missiles near capital: state mediaThe Syrian army on Tuesday night intercepted two Israeli missiles fired towards a district near Damascus, the official SANA news agency said. According to SANA, “anti-aircraft defences intercepted two Israeli missiles launched against (the district of) Kissweh and destroyed them”. Rami Abdel Rahman, director of the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, told AFP that “missiles, probably Israeli, had targeted a weapons depot in the Kissweh area, presumably belonging to Hezbollah and the Iranians”.



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Israel strikes Syria, downs Iranian drone, as F-16 crashes

Israel strikes Syria, downs Iranian drone, as F-16 crashesJERUSALEM (AP) — In its most serious engagement in neighboring Syria since fighting there began in 2011, Israel shot down an infiltrating Iranian drone Saturday and struck Iranian targets deep in Syria before one of its own jets was downed.



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'Jaws' downs 72 hot dogs in 10 minutes to win US holiday eat-fest

'Jaws' downs 72 hot dogs in 10 minutes to win US holiday eat-festChestnut won the competition for the 10th time and improved on the speed-eating tally he posted last summer. In the 2016 edition of the eat-fest at the Nathan’s Famous beachside hot dog stand — it began way back in 1916 — Chestnut wolfed down 70 hot dogs and buns in 10 minutes to win the title.



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15 Viagra Ups and Downs

15 Viagra Ups and DownsLittle Blue Pill for Erectile Dysfunction Turns 15 Today



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