On Saturday afternoon, an IDF tank fired a warning shot at a newly established Syrian military outpost that violated the demilitarized zone near the Druze village of Khader on the Syrian side of the border.
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported that ten members of a Jihadist faction aligned with the Islamic State (ISIS) were killed in an air-strike that hit the town of Sahm al-Jolan on Monday. The Observatory claimed the strike was carried out by Israeli warplanes but offered no proof.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will soon announce his choice for his next military secretary, but so far the PM has rejected three generals suggested by IDF Chief of Staff. The prime minister is holding off for his first choice: a general who invokes God’s name when going out to war.