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:
- David Fry, the last of the Oregon wildlife refuge occupiers, has surrendered to the FBI, ending a 40-day protest.
- Physicists have found gravitational waves: wrinkles in space-time that could open up a new way to see the universe 🔭
- Time for Democratic presidential debate number six: Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders will face each other in Wisconsin tonight 🇺🇸