Israel's former defence minister has said that the Islamic State group "apologised" to Israeli authorities for an attack in the first public admission of direct contact with the extremists.
Israeli forces have hit Syria again after 'air strikes' hit a weapons' depot at a pro-regime base in the Golan Heights, killing at least three fighters.
Israel's army said Friday it had targeted positions inside Syria in retaliation for mortar fire that struck the northern part of the occupied Golan Heights.
Hundreds of Druze on the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights marched Monday for Syrian independence day
Hizballah has denied Israeli claims that its leader ordered the killing of military commander Mustafa Badreddine after he objected to the Lebanese Shia paramilitary group's huge losses in Syria.
Since Friday Israel and Syria have engaged in a number of tit-for-tat cross-border attacks with accompanying rhetoric from both sides threatening further retribution
Israeli aircraft carried out several strikes on Syria last week, prompting the launch of ground-to-air missiles in response, one of which was intercepted.
Israel reportedly launched a drone attack on Yasser al-Sayyid while he was driving towards the Golan Heights on Sunday afternoon.
Israeli Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman on Sunday threatened to destroy Syrian air defense systems after they fired ground-to-air missiles at Israeli warplanes carrying out strikes.
Anti-aircraft missiles were launched from Syria into Israeli-controlled territory early on Friday, following a series of Israeli airstrikes inside Syria.