Israel Strikes Syrian Chemical Weapons Site, Rebel Group Says
The Israel Air Force on Saturday bombed a Syrian chemical weapons site near Damascus, the Israeli newspaper Maariv reported, citing Syrian rebels.
According to Maariv, the Free Syrian Army (FSA) rebel group posted a video of smoke rising from the chemical weapons site it claims Israeli jets struck. FSA said the jets flew over the home of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad before the strike, and a Syrian air defense battery went on to fire at the jets.
Both Israeli and Syrian officials have not conformed the reported strike.