ISRAELI AIR FORCE GIVES TEL AVIV A SCARE AS SYRIA TENSIONS FLARE

The Jerusalem Post | JPost.com | 4/12/2018 | Staff
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TEL AVIV - Israeli police emergency lines lit up on Thursday after warplanes roared over the Tel Aviv coast, dropping anti-missile flares and performing aerobatics at a time of tension along the border with Syria.

It was just a rehearsal - practice flights are held every year - for the Israeli Air Force's annual Independence Day national flypast on April 19, but no prior announcement was made.

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"Many calls were received from worried citizens about noise from a squadron of planes in the Tel Aviv area," police said in statement. "We would like to make clear they were training for the Independence Day aerial display. There's no emergency."

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Under clear skies over Tel Aviv's Mediterranean beach, two F-15 jets maneuvered through a series of sharp turns, climbs and dives in what appeared to be a mock dogfight as the sound of their engines crackled through the streets.

On Wednesday, US President Donald Trump warned Russia of imminent military action in Syria over...
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