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Israel strikes Syria’s Aleppo airport for second time in two weeks

The reported strike follows increased Israeli military planning against Iran, and comes in midst of Arab openness to the Assad government
A picture taken on February 19, 2020, shows a general view of the airport of the northern Syrian city of Aleppo upon the relaunch of commercial flights. (Photo by - / AFP) (Photo by -/AFP via Getty Images)

Israel allegedly struck an airport in Syria for the second time this year early Wednesday morning. The attack comes as Israel steps up its military planning against Iran. 

The suspected Israeli missiles struck unspecified targets near the airport in Aleppo at 3:55 a.m. local time (8:55 p.m. Tuesday ET), causing material damage. The missiles came from the Mediterranean Sea in the west, Syria’s official news outlet SANA reported. 

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