Asbar, the research director at Syria's Scientific Studies and Research Center, was believed to be developing a secret weapons manufacturing facility with the help of Iran, which was to be used to manufacture precision-guided missiles in Syria.
The Times report suggested that Israeli has been launching fierce attacks against Iranian and Hezbollah forces in Syria because it fears that, once the civil war is over, those forces would turn against Israel.
In Syria blew up a auto with Aziz Asbury, who was the head of the centre for the development of chemical weapons for the regime of President Bashar al-Assad.
According to The New York Times, an unnamed Middle Eastern intelligence official said Mossad, the Israeli spy agency, was responsible for the bombing. NYT spelled it as Absar, the Israeli newspaper called him Abzar while Syrian official agency described him as Isber. Every time they try to place the blame on us.
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Saudi state airline Saudia said it was suspending flights to and from Toronto, Canada's largest city. Last week, human-rights activist Samar Badawi and others were arrested by Saudi police.
His center was the target of Israeli air attacks last month and in September, the Observatory added.
It is also said that the brigade of special goal Abu Amara, who has previously attacked the facilities under the control of Assad, said in a Telegram that it had set and detonated the explosive devices to kill Asbera. Infrastructure research center in Masyaf repeatedly subjected to missile strikes by coalition forces headed by United States of America, which also includes Israel.
A Hamas rocket scientist was shot dead by gunmen in Malaysia in April and a drone engineer was killed in Tunisia in December 2016.
In April 2018, the US, Britain and France undertook a joint airstrike on the CERS centers Damascus facility in retaliation for the reported chemical weapons attack in Douma.