The offensive, which both officials said would begin soon, would expand on a ground attack by the same alliance.
The move came weeks after Moscow raised the stakes with its intervention in the long-running civil war.
Trump said he would learn the difference "when it's appropriate." No time like the present.
For now, momentum is all on the Islamic State's side.
The move comes in the light of Iran's efforts to fight ISIS and ongoing nuclear talks with the U.S.
The agency's successful assassination of Imad Mugniyah came after a number of failed capture attempts.
Avigdor Lieberman says Hezbollah and Hamas becoming stronger and bolder.
Israel received the message a day after the worst deadly clashes in years erupted along the border.
The soldiers were killed when Hezbollah fired a missile at a convoy of Israeli military vehicles.
Hezbollah militants fired a missile at an Israeli army vehicle in the biggest escalation since the 2006 war.
On Tuesday, at least two rockets from Syria hit the Golan Heights and Israel responded with artillery fire.
No sooner has the war with Hamas ended than Israel is threatened from its northern borders.
The Shia militant group claims an attack which wounded two Israeli soldiers was a message that the group remained hostile to Israel despite engagements in Syria
The incident in the Shebaa hills area marked the first time that Hezbollah has claimed responsibility for an attack against the Israeli army since 2006, when the two sides fought a 33-day war.
Washington wants Lebanon to stop ISIS at its borders. So does Hezbollah. It's a tricky minuet for two longtime lethal foes.
Yet the country's shock-absorption capacity has surprised everyone, even the people who live there
"Christians have no greater ally than Israel," Cruz told a conference, as some in the crowd began to boo
The Iranian-backed Hezbollah has been helping Syrian President Bashar al-Assad fight a Sunni Islamist-dominated insurgency
Unlike most of their forebears, who collared bank robbers, kidnappers and Mafia dons,the agency's young guns are steeped in the world of Hezbollah, Chinese hackers, and Russian spies.