Four missiles fired from Syria to Israel early Tuesday were intercepted by the Iron Dome's defense system, Israeli Defense said.
There was no additional information about the rocket launch.
NETANYAHU CONFIRMED THE CHANGE IN US POLICIES IN RELATIONS WITH MONTHS, REPORT SAYS essentially undermine the Palestinian claims regarding land being sought for a future state. It was not clear if the rocket launch was directly linked to the announcement.
Pompeo essentially rejected the 1978 US Department of State's view that civilian settlements in the occupied territories "are incompatible with international law." He also said the White House reversed an Obama administration policy that allowed the United Nations Security Council to pass a resolution declare settlements a "flagrant violation" of international law.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu praised Pompeo's decision.
"This policy reflects a historical truth ̵
would ensure the demise of the international order and irreversibly damage the achievements of humanity over the past seven decades and bring the world into chaos and violence, "he said.
Last week, the Israeli military launched two targeted air strikes on high-profile Islamic jihad commanders in Gaza and Syria. This prompted the militants in the Gaza Strip to send at least 50 missiles across the Tel Aviv border, 20 of which were intercepted by the Israeli defense system, the Iron Dome. Eastern Gaza Tuesday, said Lt. Col. Jonathan Conricus, a military spokesman. Syrian officials said another Israeli air strike in Damascus had attacked another Islamic jihad commander, Akram al-Ajouri, who had not been injured. Israeli fighters fired three rockets at Al-Ajouri's home, killing his son and granddaughter, according to Syrian state news agency The army confirmed in August that it had launched an attack on Syria for a planned drone attack by the elite Quds force to prevent the Iranian Revolutionary Guard, reported the Israeli newspaper Haaretz. According to Syrian opposition activists, three people were killed in the attack.
Andrew O'Reilly and Talia Kaplan of Fox News contributed to this report.