Israeli airstrikes escalate

August 26, 2019

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A soldier is shown walking next to a large tank with another tank in the background.

An Israeli soldier walks next to a mobile artillery unit near the Israeli side of the border with Syria in the Golan Heights, Aug. 26, 2019.

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Amir Cohen/Reuters

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