Syria conflict 'has taken a very dangerous turn'

Fawaz Gerges, Director of the Middle East Center at the London School of Economics, has told ITV Daybreak that "it would take a spark to ignite the conflict in Syria."

He added: "The conflict in Syria has mutated and taken a very dangerous turn. It has major implications for regional stability and international peace and security."

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Airstrike on Syria 'kills 42'

An Israeli airstrike on a military complex near Damascus killed at least 42 Syrian soldiers, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.