The Associated Press reported Friday evening that Israel had attacked a suspected weapons site in Syria.
The report, which cited American officials, said the strike occurred overnight Thursday into Friday. One official said the strike appeared to hit a warehouse.
Israeli leaders have expressed concerns that the Syrian regime would transfer chemical weapons to anti-Israel militant groups, including the Lebanese Hezbollah.
Update: Friday, May 3, 2013 - 11:35 p.m. ET:
WH declines comment on rpts of Israeli strikes in Syria, refers Qs to Israeli govt.
Asked Obama has been briefed on Israeli strikes, WH official tells BuzzFeed they’re “aware” of rpts and refers Qs to Israel.
Update: Saturday, May 4, 2013 - 4:43 a.m. ET:
- Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders clashed on immigration, Obama, and Kissinger (!) in Thursday's Democratic debate. Here's a recap 🇺🇸
- World leaders have agreed to a "cessation of hostilities" in Syria, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said.
- NYPD Officer Peter Liang was found guilty of manslaughter in the 2014 shooting of Akai Gurley, an unarmed black man.