Israel’s military says it has started hitting Iranian targets in Syria.
The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) says its operation is against the Quds Force – elite units of the Iranian Revolutionary Guards.
It provided no details. But there are reports of strikes around the Syrian capital Damascus early on Monday.
Syrian media say air defences have repelled “an Israeli aerial attack”. On Sunday the IDF said it had intercepted a rocket over the Golan Heights.
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What do we know about the operation?
The IDF announced the start of its operation in a tweet early on Monday.