The Hamas, violent Palestinian-based Muslim movement, owns up this morning's attack on an Israeli army position in Rafah, close to the Gaza airport. Four Israeli soldiers and the two attackers died in action, Haled Masha'al, Hamas Political Bureau chief, announced to a Muslim theological conference, underway in Beirut. The Al-Manaar television identified the attackers as Imad Rizek and Muhammad Jamus, both active on the Hamas military wing. The TV company, under the Hezbollah, Lebanese-based Shi'ite movement, was referring to Haled Masha'al for information.
After the incident with the shootdown of the Ilyushin Il-20 reconnaissance aircraft over the Mediterranean Sea, Russia will supply an S-300 anti-aircraft missile system to Syria
Indeed, how dare they run US-independent policy? They should have followed the example of the European Union that turned independent states of the Old World into US-ditto entities