DEBKAfile was founded by a team of journalists in June 2000 as an independent Internet Web site, providing an intelligence and security news service. October 13, 2016, 11:03 AM (IDT)
The Russian embassy in Syria, located in central Damascus, was shelled for two hours on Wednesday, Russia's Foreign Ministry said Thursday. It added that the mortar attack damaged buildings in the compound and adjacent buildings but none of the embassy staff were wounded.
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