Israeli newspapers say Israel launched an airstrike on a Syrian military convoy outside of Damascus. The U.S. was allegedly informed of the attack.
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has visited a historic Christian town recently retaken by his regime forces. During the Easter visit to Maaloula, Assad met with a Christian priest.
The recent attack on Israeli-occupied Golan Heights was carried out by Sunni Jihadis in an attempt to bring Israel into a direct conflict with Hezbollah and the Syrian Army, according to Israeli military experts.
German police have raided several offices belonging to a Lebanese support organization accused of harboring ties to the military arm of Hezbollah. The charitable organization was simultaneously banned, its assets frozen.
Israel's military has launched airstrikes on the Syrian-held side of the Golan Heights. The strikes are in retaliation for a roadside bombing on Tuesday.
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