This is a rare occurence in Sweida province, which has mainly been spared from the violent unrests of the last decade in Syria.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has suggested a ground operation to combat Kurdish militants following airstrikes.
Russia helped Assad turn the tide of the war in his favor and says it is seeking a political end to the conflict and wants to bring the two leaders together for talks.
The IDF is in the midst of an ongoing war against smuggling of weaponry from Iran to Syria, where they end in the hands of Lebanese terrorist organization Hezbollah.
Israel warned Syrian officials that they would intensify airstrikes on Syrian targets due to the Assad regime's cooperation with Iran.
Intense fighting raged near rugged terrain around Kafr Jana village in northern Aleppo where both sides sent reinforcements.
The US military said the 107 mm rocket failed to impact anything inside the Rumalyn Landing Zone compound in northeast Syria.
Normalizing ties with Assad's government could help restore Hamas's inclusion in a so-called "axis of resistance" against Israel.
Thursday's raid by the US was the first known operation in a zone held by forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad.
‘Politics in the post Arab Spring and post 9/11 [eras] has changed to become much more fragmented and transactional. … No country means [what it says] in absolute terms.’