NOV 2-3 2008 — Syrian tanks, artillery and commando units have taken up battle positions in four villages around Hasbaya opposite Mt. Hermon and northern Israel.
Syrian 10th, 12th and 14th Divisions and the 3rd Army – withdrawn last week from the 600-km long Syrian-Iraq border are now positioned opposite Israeli positions defending the disputed Shebaa Farms enclave on Mt. Hermon.
Syrian tanks and artillery units are deployed the full length of the Syrian-Lebanese border.