An explosion strikes a major weapons depot linked to
Hezbollah and Iran in Mount Azzan, near Aleppo, Syria. Local media and Sky News reports an unidentified jet attacked the site, possibly as part of Western coalition airstrikes in the region, but " al-Mayadeen" denies any airstrike happened and said controlled explosions were carried out at the site yesterday.
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At least 13 Iranian soldiers are killed in a battle with Islamist militants in a village near Aleppo, Syria. This is the largest single day loss for the Iranians since the start of the conflict. 2016-05-7 (Context: Aleppo, Iran, Syria)
Iranian state television says Revolutionary Guard brigadier general, Hossein Hamadani, has been killed on the outskirts of Syria's Aleppo by Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant militants. This is the latest in a string of high-ranking Iranian commanders killed in Iraq and Syria in the last six months. 2015-10-9 (Context: Aleppo, Iran, Syria)
Friends of Syria calls on Iran and its Lebanese ally Hezbollah to withdraw from Syrian territory. 2013-05-23 (Context: Hezbollah, Iran, Syria)
Syrian President Bashar Assad hosts Hezbollah head Hassan Nasrallah and Iranian leader Ahmadinajad in Damascus where they condemn the United States and Israel 2010-02-26 (Context: Hezbollah, Iran, Syria)
Hassan Nasrallah, head of Hezbollah, openly states for the first time that the governments of Iran and Syria are supporting Hezbollah financially, with weapons, and with training, and "everybody knows it." 2007-02-3 (Context: Hezbollah, Iran, Syria)