Tensions on the Syria Border For First Time, Assad Regime Claims Responsibility for Firing at Israel

Syria forces, IDF exchange fire for third time this week; IDF Chief Benny Gantz says Syrian president Assad would suffer consequences of any more attacks on Israel.

The Syrian regime would suffer the consequences of additional attacks on Israel, Israel Defense Forces Chief of Staff Benny Gantz warned, responding to the exchange of fire between Israel and Syria on the border overnight Monday. The government of President Bashar Assad assumed responsibility for the attack.