Israeli troops are seen in the Golan Heights on Aug. 28, 2013. The Israeli security cabinet approved on Wednesday a limited draft of military reservists, amid the growing tensions surrounding a possible U.S. strike on Syria, which may lead to Syrian launching missiles toward Israel. Earlier on Wednesday, a military source confirmed to Xinhua that anti-aircraft and anti-missile batteries were stationed at several locations in northern Israel and in central Israel.
Israeli army boosts preparedness amid possible U.S. strike on Syria
JERUSALEM, Aug. 28 (Xinhua) -- The Israeli military is on high alert amid a possible U.S. strike on Syria, which may result in a Syrian missiles attack against Israel.
A military source on Wednesday confirmed to Xinhua unauthorized reports in the Israeli and Arab media, according to which Patriot anti-aircraft batteries were deployed in the northern city of Haifa and other spots in northern Israel, as well as in central Israel. Full story