Israel warns it cannot 'stand idle' as Syria war spills over border

Israel warned the UN Security Council on Monday that it could not be expected to "stand idle" as Syria's civil war spills over its border, while Russia accused armed groups of undermining security between the states by fighting in a demilitarized zone.


Israeli UN Ambassador Ron Prosor wrote to the 15-member council to complain about shells from Syria landing in Israel. (Reuters)