flew over Friday, two days after an airstrike near Damascus, ### 's army chief of staff warned against testing his country's capabilities.
Gen.made his comments Thursday during a visit to some military units in the country. The Al-Baath newspaper, the mouthpiece of 's ruling party, quoted Ayoub as saying Syria will never change its stance "no matter how much the enemy carries out provocative and hostile acts."
The latest overflights came after officials saidlaunched a rare airstrike Wednesday inside Syria, targeting a convoy carrying anti-aircraft weapons bound for Hezbollah, the powerful Lebanese militant group allied with Syria and Iran.
The general's comments reflected increased tensions between Syria and Israel, which up to now has refrained from actions that could be interpreted as intervention in Syria's civil war.
Israel had no comment