An IDF tank fired a warning shell near Syrian forces on Saturday after identifying a Syrian army-built outpost in the demilitarized zone between Syria and Israel, contrary to ceasefire agreements. According to the IDF, the outpost was located close to the Druse village of Hader on the Syrian-controlled side of the Golan Heights. Earlier this month, following intense fighting in the village, the IDF said it was

willing to provide assistance and prevent the capture of the Druse village by anti-regime forces. “The IDF is ready and prepared to assist the residents of the village, and will prevent the harming or conquering of the village of Hader because of our deep commitment to the Druse population,” said IDF Spokesman Brig.-Gen. Ronen Manelis.  READ MORE