Arab Israeli Conflict
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As opposed to previous strikes, the IDF took responsibility for the strikes in real time, which prompted the question of what has changed.
Syrian state media said the country's air defenses had thwarted an attack last Thursday by "hostile targets" in the Kiswah area, without identifying them.
A Syrian military official told the Syrian Arab News Agency that missiles were fired from the Mediterranean sea towards the port city, but were intercepted and downed by air defense.
Israel has not made any statement on the strike.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF,HERB KEINON
Israel has not confirmed or denied mounting the raid, but has repeatedly refused to accept Iranian military presence in Syria.
Amos Yadlin pushes back against claims by the former Mossad chief who characterized the delay in identifying the threat as an intelligence failure.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
"We urge the Syrian parties, their allies, as well as the regional actors to abide by international law, to show restraint, and avoid actions that further escalate the situation."
Footage released by the IDF shows Israel's reaction to airspace violation.
Iranian commander says Iran can "create a hell for the Zionist regime." Israel said it had sent its jets into Syria after shooting down an Iranian drone flying over Israeli territory.
JPost Correspondent Seth J Frantzman on the scene near Harduf.
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN
"The Israeli enemy has resumed aggression on some military positions in the southern region and our air defenses have responded to them and thwarted the aggression," a Syrian military source said.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,REUTERS
Israeli aircraft were on mission to destroy drone-operating system deep in Syrian territory.
An air strike by the Israel Air Force in the southern part of Rafah in the Hamas-run Gaza Strip destroyed a 180-meter-long terrorist tunnel which stretched into both Israel and Egypt.
By ANNA AHRONHEIM
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