"It is well known that Iran supported the Lebanese resistance, until the Israeli occupation was driven out."
IDF military intelligence says Sha'iti is now taking his orders from Qassem Soleimani, head of the Qods Force that leads the Iranian Revolutionary Guards Corps.
The IDF has in the past targeted the Yarmouk Martyrs Brigade, after a November 2016 attack on an Israeli soldier in the Golan Heights.
The Syrian Democratic Forces coalition on October 20 officially announced at a news conference that the city had been liberated from ISIS.
The Russians accuse Washington, Paris and Berlin that their announcement of investing millions of dollars in the restoration of Raqqa is, in reality, an attempt "to hide evidence of the barbarian bombing."
A "spillover" of four Syrian rockets hit the Israeli side of the Golan Heights early Saturday morning, triggering rocket alerts on the Golan Heights.
The IDF issued a statement following the operation: We will not tolerate any attempt to harm Israeli sovereignty.
Israel sees the Syrian government as responsible for whatever happens in its territory.
“Passing and enforcing resolutions can save innocent lives. It is the Council’s responsibility to implement them."
Some frank exchanges were reported about Shoigu's meetings with PM Netanyahu and Minister Liberman, and they were all about the Iranian threat to Middle east peace.
Netanyahu also said that Iran would have an arsenal of nuclear weapons within 8-10 years if the nuclear deal is not changed.
“We will not allow the transfer of advanced weaponry by Iran through Syria to Lebanon."
The attack was a response to anti-aircraft fire aimed at IAF planes on a routine photographic mission flight over Lebanon.
He called Bennett's idea of severing all contacts with the PA and canceling all agreements reached with it an "election slogan."
"The Lebanese army has lost its independence and become an integral part of the Hezbollah network."
The rebel force is shown shooting several rocket volleys at a Salafi jihadist group active in the Yarmouk Basin in southern Syria.
“Netanyahu and his government do not know how the war will end if they start one."
"I told Rex Tillerson, our wonderful Secretary of State, that he is wasting his time trying to negotiate with Little Rocket Man."
"What are we supposed to think about the ‘friendliness’ of the Iranian leaders under such circumstances?" Ambassador Koren asked.
All of Kurdistan's neighbors have been advancing military units towards its borders, possibly scheming to repeat the attempt in 1948 by seven Arab states to choke the fledgling State of Israel.
The hunger for a state of their own dates as far back as the time when the Ottoman Empire was broken up after World War I and European nations divided the territory.
“We know that the jihadis have a lot of money . . . Would Kim Jong-un sell deadly VX for $40 million a kilogram? I think absolutely they would.”
Israel has repeatedly warned that it will not tolerate an existential threat along its borders.
Arab sources say Israel attacked Syria after the infiltration.
PM Netanyahu and Pres. Trump are slated to meet Monday; they're expected to discuss Iran’s presence on Israel’s northern border, and the looming deadline for Trump’s approval or cancellation of the 2015 JCPOA nuclear deal with Iran.