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Israel's military says Patriot missile shot down drone from Syria
Israel's military says Patriot missile shot down drone from Syria

Israel’s air force shot down an unmanned aerial vehicle that entered the nation's airspace over the Syrian border Sunday, Israeli military officials said. According to an army statement, the drone crossed the border near Quneitra and was destroyed by a Patriot surface-to-air missile. Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon praised the “vigilance and professionalism” of air-defense systems. "Recent weeks have proven we have little patience for attempted attacks on us. Anyone trying to test us will meet with a firm response," Yaalon told Israeli media. The military said that despite “sensitivity to recent occurrences in the proximity of the border,”...

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