Sun Jul 2, 2017 09:24AM
A picture taken from the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights shows smoke billowing from the Syrian side of the border on June 26, 2017. (Photo by AFP)
A picture taken from the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights shows smoke billowing from the Syrian side of the border on June 26, 2017. (Photo by AFP)
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There has been an escalation of Israeli attacks against Syrian government positions in the Golan heights.

Many have described the air raids as a bid to protect Israeli-allied terrorist groups in the area and prevent major army gains there. International media have covered the story.