According to the Palestinian reports, explosions were heard at the same time IDF aircraft entered the southern Gaza city of Rafah.
In an interview with Ynet News, Defense Minister Benny Gantz warned that while the country is not looking for an escalation, Israel will respond to any actions taken against it.
Initial reports claimed that there were casualties and material damage south of Damascus
Israeli security official says Jerusalem "skeptical" about PIJ's ceasefire announcement.
Seven people – four Iranians and three Syrians – were killed in an airstrike allegedly launched by the IAF on Iranian targets in the Damascus area.
The statements by Russia have gained widespread attention, more than in previous Russian statements about Israeli strikes in Syria.
As a result of the IAF air strikes, 27-year-old Palestinian Ahmed Mohammed a-Shakhri was killed and two other Palestinians were injured.
“The Israeli attacks against demonstrators and our people in Gaza are a continuation of crime and Israel aggression against our people and against its courageous resistance,” Hamas wrote.
Israel has said it opposes Iran’s presence in Syria. Yet Iran has increased that presence and transfers of precision missile technology to Hezbollah are alleged.