BEIRUT – Syrian government media reported that the country's air forces reacted to "Israeli air aggression" aimed at positions in the northern province of Aleppo. positions in an industrial zone north-east of Aleppo. The unnamed military official says the Syrian Air Force has intercepted a number of "attacking missiles". The night strikes come at a time of increased tension between Israel and Syria after the US administration's decision to recognize Israel's control of the Golanites. The heights that occupied Syria in 1967 The decision provoked a world condemnation and protests in Syria
Israel recently admitted having hit Iranian targets in Syria. The last such strikes were in January. Iran is an ally of Damascus.