Syria 'confirms' Israeli air strike near Lebanon border

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    It said that the target was a military research centre northwest of the capital Damascus

    Source: BBC News - Syria 'confirms' Israeli air strike near Lebanon border

    Israel conducted a rare airstrike on a military target inside Syria near the border with Lebanon, foreign officials and Syrian state TV said Wednesday, amid fears President Bashar Assad’s regime could provide powerful weapons to the Islamic militant group Hezbollah.

    DAMASCUS: Syria accused Israel of staging an air raid on a military research centre on Wednesday, a day after a peace envoy issued a fresh warning of the 22-month conflict spilling over into neighbouring stat.