Jihadists in Syria-Israel border. Netanyahu announced construction of border wall.
Israel announced Sunday that it was constructing a border fence along the length of its armistice line with Syria in the Golan Heights and that it was coordinating its intelligence with the United States in light of the deteriorating security situation in Syria.
In remarks at the start of the weekly cabinet meeting, Prime Minister Benjamin “Bibi” Netanyahusaid that the Syrian Army had moved away from the frontier and that jihadist forces had moved in.
“Therefore, we will defend this border against both infiltration and terrorism,” Mr. Netanyahu said, adding, “I also submit to the cabinet the fact that the Syrian regime is very unstable, that the question of chemical weapons here worries us.”