Special Cabinet Session Due to Escalation in Fighting in the North


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Following the escalation of fighting across the Israeli-Syrian border, a special meeting of the Security Cabinet was called for Thursday evening, at 6:00PM, at the Defense Ministry in Tel Aviv.

Iranian forces stationed in Syria on Wednesday night close to midnight fired 20 rockets into northern Israel. B’chasdei Hashem there were no fatalities, injuries or property damage. On Thursday, the Golan Heights communities resumed regular life, but concerns are real, and the Security Cabinet is to convene to discuss the situation.

Baruch Hashem the United States was quick and unambiguous in is statements of support for Israel’s right to defend herself. However, with Syrian media reporting at least 25 fatalities, most feel another round of warfare is imminent, as the IDF’s intelligence community keep a close eye on events across the northern border.

(YWN Israel Desk – Jerusalem)