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As Possible Confrontation with Syria Looms, IDF Deploys Iron Dome Battery Near Tel Aviv

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Israel's 5th Iron Dome battery. Photo: MOD.

JPost – The IDF deployed an Iron Dome battery in the greater Tel Aviv area overnight Thursday amid preparations for a potential US strike on Syria.

Jerusalem has assessed that their is a low probability that Syria would strike Israel in retaliation to Western military intervention, according to officials. Nevertheless, the deployment of the Iron Dome battery in the Gush Dan region was the latest in a number of preparations that the IDF has taken in recent days.

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