Israel closed its airspace for civil aviation in the north of the country, particularly in the area of Haifa. In addition, Israel strengthened security measures and military presence.
The Jewish state made such a move after Syrian authorities announced that they were targeting Syrian missile systems against Israel.
Earlier, on May 5 overnight, Israeli aircraft struck the ammunition depot, located on the territory of Syria. Reportedly, the depot contained a batch of rockets that Syria was supposedly going to send to Hezbollah militants. About 300 Syrian soldiers were killed and hundreds were injured in the raid.
In response to the unlawful December 1 arrest and detention of Chinese tech giant Huawei's chief financial officer Sabrina Meng Wanzhou by Canadian authorities in Vancouver at the behest of the Trump regime, facing possible unacceptable extradition to the US, Beijing warned its high-tech personnel last month against traveling to America unless it's essential.
Rescuers found the pilot of one of the two Su-34 fighters that had collided in midair in the Far East on January 18