Reports have surfaced that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has again used poisonous gasses in an attack on rebel forces.
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad used chemical weapons in Damascus two weeks ago, according to Israeli defense minister Moshe Ya’alon.
The Israeli Air Force struck several targets in Syria Wednesday, Israel Hayom reports.
The United States closed the Syrian Embassy in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday, Israel Hayom reports. Diplomats and consulates stationed there were asked to leave the country.
Gang members from Los Angeles have travelled to Syria to fight along pro-regime forces seeking to keep embattled President Bashar al Assad in power, according to a Middle East media monitoring organization.
Sharp divisions among al Qaeda terrorists in the Middle East are continuing despite a recent appeal by the group’s top leader to heal the rift between two warring factions.
JERUSALEM—Concern in Jerusalem over possible spillover of the Syrian civil war across Israel’s northern border is being supplanted by concern over the return of local Arabs who have fought in the ranks of al Qaeda affiliated militias in Syria and been radicalized.