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Attack in Syria on August 25, 2019.

US support for Israeli airstrikes in Syria has been important recently

James Jeffrey sees Israel’s campaign against Iran as part of a multi-pillar US strategy in the region that worked between 2018 and 2020.

Iran-Hezbollah terror

Is Israel ignoring the biggest strategic threat it faces? - comment

Several estimations indicate that Iran-backed Hezbollah has managed to accumulate a few hundred mid to long range accurate missiles by now.

Syrian Foreign Minister Walid al-Moalem attends a meeting with his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov

Syria's Foreign Minister Walid al-Moalem dies at age 79

Walid al-Moalem held a succession of top diplomatic posts, including envoy to the United States and was involved in unsuccessful negotiations with Israel in the 1990s on a peace settlement.

By REUTERS
16/11/2020
The F-35I Adir on its first flight with the Israel Air Force in December 2016

Israel has taken out 1/3 of Syrian air defenses in last two years - watch

844 surface-to-air missiles have been fired towards Israeli jets since 2018.

Netanyahu on Syria: We will do what is necessary to defend ourselves

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.

IDF troops scour area in southern Golan Heights following IAF airstrike on ISIS

Is IED incident a dangerous escalation on Israel, Syria border?

Israel says it holds the Syrian regime responsible. This forms part of a wider context of two years of tensions along the Golan.

IDF thwarts terrorist attack along Syrian border, August 2, 2020

Israel Defense Forces (IDF) thwarts attack along Syria border fence

Four-man cell crossed Alpha Line into Israel and was planting bombs on fence before being struck by air and ground forces

Google Maps view of Israel and the surrounding region.

Israel says GPS disruptions in airspace end

Israel treads carefully in its relations with Russia, which has mostly turned a blind eye to Israeli air strikes against Iranian-linked targets in Syria.

By REUTERS
09/08/2019
Fighters from the Democratic Forces of Syria carry their weapons as they cheer near the Syrian town

Syrian MP: Israel, Jordan behind rebel attacks on Syrian army

The MP specifically referenced a recent increase in attacks on the Syrian army in the Dara'a area in southwestern Syria.

22/07/2019
One target of an alleged Israeli airstrike in Syria on July 1, 2019

Syria accuses Israel of 'state terrorism' for alleged airstrikes

Widespread airstrikes which killed 15 people including civilians likely targeted Iranian supply chain of advanced weaponary to Hezbollah.

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