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Israeli soldiers check a Merkava tank stationed in the... News PhotoArmored Tank,Army Soldier,Conflict,Geographical Border,Golan Heights,Horizontal,Merkava,Syria,Syrian Civil War,WarPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPIsraeli soldiers check a Merkava tank stationed in the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights along the border with Syria on September 1, 2013. The Israeli cabinet authorised on August 28 a partial call-up of army reservists amid growing expectations of a foreign military strike on neighbouring Syria, army radio reported. The unspecified number of troops are attached to units stationed in the north of the country, which borders both Lebanon and the Golan Heights. AFP PHOTO / JACK GUEZ (Photo credit should read JACK GUEZ/AFP/Getty Images)