Israeli newspapers say Israel launched an airstrike on a Syrian military convoy outside of Damascus. The U.S. was allegedly informed of the attack.
Hezbollah has claimed to be behind a roadside bombing attack that injured two Israeli soldiers. The attack is the second in three days to occur in a border region that had remained largely quiet since 2006.
Israel’s army has reportedly fired shells into Lebanon after a border bombing wounded soldiers. The 80-kilometer border had been largely quiet since a monthlong war between Israeli forces and the Hezbollah group in 2006.
US President Barack Obama's decision to launch military strikes against "Islamic State" extremists in Syria is on shaky legal ground. It does not take much to make his argument entirely untenable.
Heavy clashes between Islamist rebels and the Syrian army are raging on Israel's doorstep in the Golan Heights. Now Israel has begun to cooperate with the Assad regime and is preparing to accept its first refugees.
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