Tensions between Israel and Iran have been rising rapidly in latest days as Israeli forces face off with Iranian-backed militants throughout the Jewish state’s borders with Lebanon and Syria. This week, these tensions spiked additional when a number of fighters – together with militants – had been killed when unidentified warplanes attacked a Syrian base close to the Iraqi border. Linda Gradstein stories for VOA from Jerusalem.
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