Israel 'confirm' Syria air strike

Israel has carried out an air strike on Syria targeting a shipment of advanced missiles, officials said. Meanwhile, in a rare appearance, President Bashar al-Assad visited an university in Damascus today.

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Report: US believes Israel conducted air strike into Syria

The US believes Israel has conducted an air strike into Syria, CNN has reported, quoting unnamed US officials.

The news network claimed US and Western intelligence agencies are reviewing classified data showing Israel is most likely to have conducted a strike between Thursday Friday, according to two US officials.

CNN report this was the same time frame that the US collected additional data showing Israel was flying a high number of war planes over Lebanon.

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