In legal terms, it is a use of force against the territorial integrity of another State, but not an "armed attack" in the meaning of Article 51 of the UN Charter, which implements customary international law in this regard. In other words, it is an illegal use of force (contrary to Article 2(4) of the UN Charter), but is not of a sufficient scale and effect such as to trigger a right of self-defense by Syria and Lebanon.
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Bahrain says ready to commit ground forces to Syria (Reuters)
from the article: LIVE BLOG: Israel's reported strike on the Syria-Lebanon border