Israel attacked three military sites in Syria on Sunday night, killing at least 42 soldiers, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human rights. It's yet to confirm it carried out the strikes but is boosting defense.
Israeli PM Netanyahu’s upcoming visit to Germany comes at a politically turbulent time. Israel expert Peter Lintl sums up the divide between Europe and Israel: "Europeans have a hard time understanding Israelis."
Israel and Russia have reportedly agreed to allow Syrian troops near the Israeli border as long as no Iranian forces are present. The deal is aimed at reducing tension in the region, but could enforcing it prove tough?
After Israel bombed Iranian targets in Syria, Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu called the move an "appropriate" response to an alleged rocket attack by Iran's forces. The UN has urged an end to "all hostile acts."
Iran has denied involvement in rocket attacks on the Golan Heights that preceded Israeli strikes on Iranian sites in Syria. The UN has called for an end to "hostile acts" as fears of escalation continue.
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