It was very clearly reported in Haaretz and other newspapers that Assad and his foreign minister threatened to attack Israeli cities. He made it clear that he is planning to do this regardless of whether Lebanon or Syria is the first country to begin a war with Israel. Did you really fail to notice this important news item or are you a propagandist who learned everything he knows about honesty from hearsay? Don't bother to answer, it makes no difference one way or the other.
2 Turkish security personnel killed, 24 wounded by Kurdish suicide bomb in eastern Turkey (Reuters)
from the article: Syria: We're ready for peace, but also for war