Russian Federation summoned Israeli ambassador

Russian Federation summoned Israeli ambassador

Russian Federation summoned Israeli ambassador

Despite rarely previously responding to Israeli operations inside Syria, the Syrian foreign ministry said the military fired at the Israeli jets "to defend the sanctity of its territory".

Speaking on Israel public radio Sunday morning, Liberman said, "The next time the Syrians use their air defense systems against our airplanes, we will destroy all of them without thinking twice".

No Israelis were hurt during the strikes Thursday night or from the anti-aircraft fire, the first time that Israel has used the Arrow anti-missile system.

"Syria's forceful response to the Israeli attacks changed the rules of the game", he said. It was the most serious incident between the two countries since the Syrian civil war began six years ago.

Russia's foreign ministry on Friday summoned Israel's ambassador to explain the activity - the first time Israel has been asked to do so since Russian Federation entered the Syrian war two years ago.

On Sunday, Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman threatened to destroy Syria's air defenses if the country attacked Israeli warplanes again.

A Syrian man was killed when the truck he was driving in the Quneitra region of the Golan Heights on the road to Damascus allegedly was sacked on by an Israeli drone, Syrian media is reporting.

Last week, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu praised Russia's contribution to the fight against the Islamic State and al-Qaida during a one-day visit to Moscow.

When we identify attempts to transfer advanced weapons to Hezbollah, and we have the intelligence and the operational capability, we act to prevent that.

His threat comes after Syria fired anti-aircraft missiles at Israeli military jets overnight Friday.

The National Defense Force, a pro-regime militia set up in 2012, claimed the man killed was from among its ranks, naming him as Yasser Hussien Assayed. The group said an Israeli drone carried out the strike. Other reports said Assayed was a civilian.

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