Israeli newspapers say Israel launched an airstrike on a Syrian military convoy outside of Damascus. The U.S. was allegedly informed of the attack.
Military and logistic support from Turkey was the key factor in extremists' takeover of Idlib, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has said. He has also blamed Ankara for the failure of a UN ceasefire plan in Aleppo.
A new Israeli air defense system has stood up to a series of recent live tests. During a visit from Republican House Speaker John Boehner, Israel's defense minister said "David's Sling" could be operational next year.
A state news agency in Syria has broadcast accusations that warplanes from Israel have been carrying out air strikes in the province around Damascus. An international airport was reportedly targeted.
A UN peacekeeper from Spain has been killed in southern Lebanon, in renewed clashes sparked by a Hezbollah attack on an Israeli army convoy. Israel says two of its soldiers were killed in the attack.