The border between Israel and Lebanon is again under high tension after fresh firefights reported on Sunday by armed groups including Palestinian Hamas and the powerful Hezbollah, followed by an infiltration bid by Islamic Jihad.
During the night from Sunday to Monday, “Al-Quds forces“, the military wing of Palestinian Islamic Jihad based in Lebanon, announced on their Telegram channel that two members were killed in Hanida, northern Israel.To overcome the security barrier“Separation of Lebanon from Israel and”to face the enemy“Israeli.
Israel’s military said on Monday it had hit several targets in Syria in response to the rocket attack. “A warplane recently attacked the launchers from which shots were fired from Syrian territory towards the Israeli border last evening.“, the Israeli military said on X (formerly Twitter).
A few hours earlier she had reported that several rockets had landed in an “open area”. According to Israeli public radio Khan, the sites hit are in the Daraa region of southern Syria and are linked to Iran’s allies.
Since the bloody Hamas attack on Israel on October 7, the Israeli Air Force has carried out several strikes in Syria, particularly targeting Aleppo and Damascus airports.
Tensions are also high along the Israeli-Lebanese border, where there is an almost daily exchange of fire between the Israeli army and pro-Palestinian armed groups, including the Lebanese Hezbollah.
Hezbollah, an ally of Hamas, said on Sunday it shot down an Israeli drone with a surface-to-air missile over the Israeli border and announced the death of one of its fighters. The Israeli military, for its part, said it responded by calling in fresh fire from Lebanon toward the Har Tov and Kiryat Shmona areas.
Israel has carried out hundreds of airstrikes in Syria since the start of the war in 2011.
Its air force specifically targeted forces backed by Iran and Lebanon’s Hezbollah and the Syrian army.
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