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Iran Holds off on Retaliating to Israeli Strikes in Syria

MIN READFeb 8, 2019 | 10:00 GMT

Syrian air defense batteries respond to suspected Israeli missiles targeting Damascus on Jan. 21, 2019.

Syrian air defense batteries respond to suspected Israeli missiles targeting Damascus on Jan. 21, 2019.

(KABIR DHANJI/AFP/Getty Images)

A strong response by Tehran would prompt an even tougher Israeli counterstrike, and could cause a deadly escalation....

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