Israeli air force fighters have been scrambled four times on 7 March so far, when Syrian combat aircraft approached the border with Israel on the Golan Heights.

Syrian opposition sources reported that the Syrian air force bombed the village of Rdir El – Bustanusing so-called “bomb barrels”, and approached the Israeli border on their way to and from their targets.

The Israeli air force – which is being held on high alert because of the situation in Syria – scrambled Lockheed Martin F-16s from its Ramat David air base in the north of the country. […]