Israel Defense Forces called up amid Iran Threat

Even as Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu on Tuesday called on Israelis to carry on with their daily routines in light of a possible US strike on Syria, the security cabinet approved a limited call-up of reservists in vital military capacities.

idfSecurity sources would not specify how many reservists were to be called up, or to which units, though some reservists attached to the Home-Front command were expected to be among those called up.

In addition, the sources said that the government approved the deployment of advanced anti-missile batteries in the north.

The security cabinet was briefed by Chief of General Staff Benny Gantz, as well as other senior defense officials.

The information presented at the meeting indicated a “low probability” that Syrian President Bashar Assad would respond to US military action by striking Israel. Nevertheless, the sources said, Israel was preparing for any eventuality, which explained the limited reserve call-ups.

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