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Iran, Israel: Israel Defense Forces have destroyed “nearly all” of Iran’s military infrastructure sites in Syria with airstrikes May 10, Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman said. It was Israel’s largest barrage since the Syrian conflict began, and it came in response to missile fire into the Golan Heights allegedly by the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps’ Quds force. Israeli officials have gone out of their way to say the fighting is contained to Syria and relegated only to Iranian targets. This suggests Israel is attempting to drive a wedge between Syria and Iran. Stay on top of all developmen