Over the last 18 months, Israel has carried out over 200 strikes and fired more than 800 missiles at Iranian targets in Syria.
Stand for Israel Blog - Syria
A recent Israeli operation was carried out in order to prevent Hezbollah from building up its weapons capabilities without concern.
The IDF neutralized seven terrorists from the Islamic State terror group who were trying to infiltrate Israel armed with automatic weapons and explosive suicide belts.
Iran plans to use Hezbollah to do its bidding from Syria, making northern Israel even more volatile.
Israeli officials are looking to ensure that Assad's forces don't harm civilians as they take over southern Syria near Israel's border.