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Assad accuses Israel over attack

Israel's defence minister has implied responsibility for an airstrike on a military site near Damascus last week. President Bashar al-Assad has accused Israel of trying to destabilise Syria.

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Israel implies responsibility for Syria attack

The Israeli defence minister, Ehud Barak, has made statements which strongly imply that Israel did carry out Wednesday's airstrike on Syria, which the US says was targeting a weapons convoy. The Jewish state had not until now officially acknowledged the attack.

What happened in Syria several days ago ... that's proof that when we said something we mean it -- we say that we don't think it should be allowed to bring advanced weapons systems into Lebanon.

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