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:
- BP has agreed to pay a $18.7 billion fine to settle legal actions over the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill.
- Liberia has reported three new cases of Ebola this week. The country was declared Ebola-free on May 9.
- A pilot has broken the world records for longest solo flight and longest non-stop flight ever taken in a solar-powered airplane ?