While Israel is being praised for the fast rollout of anti-Covid vaccinations, with over 12% of the population already receiving the jab. The Palestinians in the occupied territories of West Bank and Gaza can only watch and wait.
The Syrian state news agency SANA said three soldiers were killed and one was injured in the attack,
Israeli aircraft attacked targets in Syria in retaliation for an attempted bombing of the border fence by an enemy squad.
Israel imposed a new weekend shutdown on Friday and tightened a series of coronavirus curbs to lower infection rates, amid growing public anger over the government's handling of the crisis.
Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday became the first serving Israeli prime minister to go on trial, proclaiming his innocence in the corridor before walking into court to face charges of bribery, fraud and breach of trust.
Updated exit polls showed Netanyahu two seats short of a majority in Israel's parliament