Israel, Turkey and the U.S. have all targeted the Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's air force, but the longtime leader stands to regain the whole country.
The strike and subsequent mortar fire from Gaza follows attempts involving United Nations and Egyptian officials to settle tensions between Israel and Hamas.
Syria and Israel have been technically at war since 1948 and have fought at least three major conflicts, including in 1967 when Israel seized the Golan Heights.
Former Mossad chief Tamir Pardo said Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's decision to potentially strike Iran may have been illegal.
Israeli Energy Minister Yuval Steinitz accused the EU of "sucking up to Iran" and said the organization "doesn't really represent European nations."
Hossein Salami, second-in-command of the Revolutionary Guards, told Israel, "There is no way for you but the sea."
Foiling terror attacks also is down to God, according to the Israeli Defense Force.
Simulated knife attacks, ferocious dogs, automatic weapons... and reduced prices for children.
The head of the armed forces said there was a "complete consensus" between Israel and Saudi Arabia in tackling their mutual foe, Iran.
Yiftah Ron-Tal has since published an apology for his controversial comments.
The deal replaces the previous 10-year agreement that expires in 2018.
An analyst says Palestinian activists could take advantage of rules by carrying out more attacks.
The U.N. also blamed Hamas for putting other U.N. schools at risk by storing weapons inside them.
The IDF opens six criminal investigations into its conduct nine months after Gaza conflict.
A new documentary celebrates the birth of the Israeli air force and the American pilots who helped birth a nation.
Elite intelligence troops in Israel go public to protest against routine spying on Palestinians, setting off a political storm