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Report: Israel claims Iranian forces launched missiles at Golan

sraeli soldiers stands on top of Merkava Mark IV tanks as troops take position near the Syrian border in the Israeli-annexed Golan Heights on May 9, 2018
Israeli soldiers near the Syrian border in the Israeli-annexed Golan Heights. Jalaa Marey/AFP/Getty Images

Iranian forces stationed in Syria reportedly fired 20 rockets at Israeli military positions in the Golan Heights early Thursday, Israel’s defense forces told the AP. No Israeli casualties were reported.

The timing: This comes a day after President Trump pulled the U.S. out of the multination Iranian nuclear deal. The move has stoked fears of further escalating tensions between countries neighboring Syria.

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