"We, the IDF, hold the Syrian regime, the Assad regime, responsible for everything that happens on the Golan Heights and any threat that emanates from the Golan Heights toward Israel".
The Jordanian army said on Thursday it had killed several Islamic State militants who approached its border as they fled a Syrian offensive that drove them out of their enclave in the southwest of the war-torn country.
The U.N. peacekeeping forces first deployed along the frontier in 1974 following an agreement to separate Syrian and Israeli forces after Israel occupied the Golan Heights in the 1967 war.
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On Thursday, Moscow said Russian Federation would deploy its military police on the Golan Heights frontier between Syria and Israel, after weeks of mounting volatility in the area.
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad told his troops on Wednesday they were close to victory after inflicting a succession of defeats on rebels.
The incident took place in the southern part of the Golan Heights, where a demilitarized buffer zone was established between Israel and Syria.
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"In Syria, as far as we are concerned, the situation is returning to the previous one before the civil war-meaning there is a clear address, there is responsibility and there is a central government", Lieberman said while touring northern Israel. Israel has also upped its strikes against suspected Iranian targets inside Syria.
He said the Russian presence there was in support of United Nations peacekeepers on the Golan Heights who, he said, had suspended their activities in the area in 2012 because their safety was endangered.
The Israeli military confirmed a strike against what it called "armed terror operatives" but it did not give any details on casualties. An initial assessment by Israel's military identified the gunmen as Islamic State militants, in what would mark a rare attempt by the Islamist militants to infiltrate Israel. The Syrian government says Israeli attacks are helping only terrorists and that the only Iranian troops on the ground in Syria are advisers helping the Syrian Arab Army fight jihadists.
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A series of blistering offensives backed by Moscow and Tehran has forced the rebels out of many of their strongholds, putting Assad's government back in control of almost two-thirds of the country.