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Israel strikes Syria after rockets fired at Golan Heights

The Israeli military said its aircraft struck Syrian army targets on Sunday after rockets were fired at the Golan Heights, and Syria`s state media said three soldiers were killed in the second such flare-up in a week.  Syrian television reported big explosions near Damascus before dawn and said air defences had "confronted the enemy". 

Jun 02, 2019, 12:03 PM IST

Israel retaliates after stray Syrian fire in Golan: Army

Israel returned fire at Syrian army forces after two stray artillery rounds hit the Israeli- occupied Golan Heights, the Israeli army said.

Jul 02, 2017, 09:32 AM IST

Israel bombs Syria in response to rocket strike

The rocket hit an unpopulated area of the Golan Heights and was the result of internal strife in Syria and left no damage, Efe news cited an Israeli army note as saying on Friday.


Jul 01, 2017, 08:32 AM IST

Israel targets Syria after fresh stray fire

Israel seized 1,200 square kilometres of the Golan from Syria in the Six-Day War of 1967 and later annexed it in a move never recognised by the international community.

Jun 25, 2017, 22:47 PM IST

Israeli attack on Syria military camp kills three

The Al-Fawwar camp in Syria`s southwestern Quneitra province is used by the National Defence Forces (NDF), which command some 90,000 fighters across Syria. 

Apr 23, 2017, 18:17 PM IST

Israel won't allow IS to open new border front: PM

On Sunday, IS militants fired at Israeli soldiers from a machine gun-mounted truck.


Nov 29, 2016, 05:07 AM IST

Islamic State, Israeli forces clash for first time near Golan Heights; 4 ISIS terrorists killed

Israeli forces reportedly killed four Islamic State militants in Syria in the first direct clash between the country and the jihadi group, the media reported.

Nov 28, 2016, 13:52 PM IST

Israel targets Syrian position after rocket hits Golan: Army

Israeli forces attacked a Syrian military position on Wednesday, hours after a rocket from Syria hit the Israeli-held Golan Heights, the Army said.

Nov 09, 2016, 17:40 PM IST

Israeli missile downs rocket fired from Syria: Army

"A projectile fired from Syria was intercepted by the Iron Dome aerial defence system. No injuries have been reported," a military statement said.

Sep 17, 2016, 20:54 PM IST

Israel hits Syria army after Golan mortar fire

The Israeli air force hit Syrian government forces after mortar fire from its war-wracked neighbour struck the Israeli-held zone of the Golan Heights on Sunday, the military said.

Sep 05, 2016, 05:12 AM IST

Arab Israeli paraglides to Syria, possibly to join rebels: Army

An Arab Israeli has crossed into Syria using a paraglider with the apparent goal of joining rebel fighters there, the Israeli army said on Sunday.

Oct 25, 2015, 16:50 PM IST

Israel hits Syrian army on Golan after "errant" cross-border fire

Israel struck Syrian army targets on the Golan Heights on Sunday, sources on both sides said, and Israel said it was retaliating for cross-border rocket fire from the Syrian war next door.

Sep 28, 2015, 09:40 AM IST

Israel hits back after Golan rockets fired from Syria

A rocket fired from war-torn Syria strayed into the Israeli-occupied sector of the Golan Heights Sunday, prompting the Israeli army to respond after the second such incident in as many days.

Sep 28, 2015, 01:44 AM IST

Israel arrests several Druze after `lynching` of Syrian

 Israeli police said Wednesday they had carried out a "wave of arrests" of suspects involved in two attacks by Druze on military vehicles transporting wounded Syrians to hospital.

Jun 24, 2015, 16:49 PM IST

Israel arrests Druze suspects in Syria ambulances attacks

 Israel has carried out a "wave of arrests" of Druze Arabs suspected of two attacks, one of them fatal, on ambulances bringing casualties from Syria`s civil war to Israeli hospitals, police said on Wednesday.

Jun 24, 2015, 13:33 PM IST

Israel vows crackdown after `lynching` of wounded Syrian

 Israeli Defence Minister Moshe Yaalon pledged Tuesday to track down Druze rioters in the occupied Golan Heights responsible for the "lynching" of a wounded Syrian being transported to a hospital.

Jun 23, 2015, 14:03 PM IST

Rebels surround Druze village in Syria's Golan: Report

Rebels surrounded a government-held Druze village on the Syrian side of the ceasefire line on the Golan Heights on Wednesday after heavy fighting, a monitoring group said.

Jun 18, 2015, 01:08 AM IST

Israeli minister calls on world to recognise Golan annexation

A far-right Israeli minister on on Saturday called for the international community to endorse his country's 1981 annexation of Syria's Golan Heights, where he called for increased Jewish settlement.

Jun 08, 2015, 05:17 AM IST

Two UN men hit by Syria fire on Israeli-held Golan: Army

Two UN peacekeepers were wounded on Monday when mortar rounds fired from Syria hit their base in the Israeli-held sector of the Golan Heights, an army spokesperson said.

May 04, 2015, 18:47 PM IST

Mortar fire from Syria hits Israeli-occupied Golan

Two mortar rounds fired from Syria struck open areas of the Israeli-occupied sector of the Golan Heights on Tuesday, an Israeli security source said.

Apr 28, 2015, 15:38 PM IST