Defense officials have confirmed to TPS that IDF troops have been called to the northern Golan region in order to bolster forces there, and police spokespeople said police units have deployed around the north in order to protect Israeli residents.
Hader has been aligned with the regime of Syrian dictator Bashar Assad (the Druze are typically loyal to whichever party is in power), making it a target for all of the various rebel and Islamist groups participating in Syria's civil war.
The Israeli government "tactically retreated" from its decision to "support the so-called Syrian opposition from occupying the Syrian Druze village of Hader", the ministry's statement said.
In a departure from Israel's policy of minimal intervention in Syria's civil war, the Israeli army said it would help defend a Druze village in Syria where Sunni militants killed nine people.
The agency said the toll can rise as a number of injured are in serious condition and the ongoing clashes in the town make it hard to remove the injured to safety.
It said that in addition to exchange of fire and shelling, there was a big explosion caused by the detonation of a booby-trapped vehicle by one of the rebel groups at the entrance to Hader.
Saudi Arabia intercepts missile targeting main airport
Saudi Arabia has intercepted a ballistic missile from Yemen, reports say, after a loud explosion was heard near Riyadh airport. The Saudis, who back Yemen's internationally recognised government, accuse the Houthis of starting the war.
Bergdahl spared from prison, Trump calls sentence 'disgrace'
Bergdahl, who's a traitor, a no-good traitor, who should have been executed", Trump said at an October 2015 rally, for example. President Donald Trump, whose campaign-trail criticism loomed over the case, quickly called the sentence a "disgrace".
The IDF statement was issued in the wake of heavy fighting in Khader on Friday morning.
Syrian state media said Hayat Tahrir al-Sham, formerly the Nusra Front, was responsible for the bomb which killed nine people and injured 23 in southwestern Quneitra.
According to the "local sources", the demonstrators tried to cross the ceasefire line to support the families of Hader "in confronting the terrorist attacks amid reinforcements of the enemy's soldiers to prevent them from advancing".
The sources added that the Israeli Occupied Forces closed all the roads leading from the occupied Palestine to prevent the arrival of hundreds of Arab citizens to the occupied Golan to support the people in Hadar.
Israel's Druze, some of whom have reached the senior echelons of the Israeli military and government, have been calling for help on behalf of their brethren in Syria, both at home and overseas. Syria says the raids aim to help Takfiri militants fighting against government forces.
The military said that Tel Aviv's commitment to the Druze community is connected to the community's loyalty to the Israeli state.
But Chris Wallace warns that any Democrats thinking about wanting to push Sessions out of office might want to reconsider. Instead, he is suggesting that the attorney general be allowed to submit updated written testimony, they said.
If the reports are confirmed, this would be the fifth time Israel has exchanged fire with Syria in the past month. On Wednesday, Israel's Channel 10 said the aircraft were not hit and returned safely to base.
Samsung has announced a new version of its Galaxy Note 8 smartphone designed specifically for corporate users. The beta testing program for Android 8.0 Oreo on the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus has begun.
The smartphone will offer either 32GB or 64GB of internal storage which is further expandable up to 256GB via microSD card. The F5 Youth will be launched in India in December, but no other details of the smartphone are available at the moment.
Earlier this year, she presented a talk at a re:publica digital culture conference on "How Zimbabweans Rebel Online". Social media posts played a major role in fueling major anti-government protests in Zimbabwe past year .
Hawaii does not observe Daylight Saving Time and neither does Arizona (although the Navajo Nation, in northeastern Arizona, does). By "falling back", we'll see more daylight in the morning but that also means it will get darker earlier.
New Zealand is among the top ten nations in the world when it comes to gender equality , according to a new global report . She added that the history of Islam had many examples of powerful women who played a full part in business and society.
With Hugo Lloris and Michel Vorm injured, the Argentine started against London rivals Palace and gave a good account of himself. It remains rooted to the bottom of the league, four points away from the nearest team.
Blizzard did not give an official release date for Battle for Azeroth , but don't expect it before spring 2018 at the earliest. A year ago, there were even rumors that a revival of the classic World of Warcraft server was in the works.
It is still possible that Sprint will reject the new terms or decline investing any more effort into the potential merger. Although it has cut its costs, Sprint is saddled with considerable debt and has endured numerous annual losses.
StarCraft 2 is going free-to-play later this month
Blizzard has done a fantastic job of keeping StarCraft 2 current between paid expansions, free updates, and community events. For everyone else, the Heart of the Swarm and Legacy of the Void campaigns will be available to purchase for just $15 each.
Georgia tops initial College Football Playoff rankings
Penn State and TCU are next on the list despite each having a loss, with undefeated Wisconsin and Miami round out the top 10. The three one loss teams directly behind them now all have plenty of opportunities to make an impression on the committee.
Final softwood lumber duties set in 20% range
In addition, it concluded that Canada is providing unfair subsidies to its producers at rates from 3.34 percent to 18.19 percent. These duties are a tax on American middle-class families too, whose homes, renovations and repairs will only be more expensive.
Gas prices should be low right now but continue to rise
Some refiners postponed scheduled maintenance as hurricane Harvey approached, now that maintenance and some repairs are underway. Patrick DeHaan from www.gasbuddy.com is warning prices at the pump could soon rise in MI to $2.99 a gallon.
Qualcomm sues Apple for breach of software license contract
Qualcomm has not alleged that Intel chips violate its patents but claims that the way Apple implements them in the iPhone does. Still, these results are a reflection of the toll that the legal battle between Qualcomm and Apple is taking.