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Israel hits Syria arms
convoy to Lebanon: sources

Reuters, by Mariam Karouny and

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Posted By:KarenJ1, 1/30/2013 3:32:20 PM

Israeli jets bombed a convoy on Syria´s border with Lebanon on Wednesday, sources told Reuters, apparently targeting weapons destined for Hezbollah in what some called a warning to Damascus not to arm Israel´s Lebanese enemy. "The target was a truck loaded with weapons, heading from Syria to Lebanon," said one Western diplomat, adding that the consignment may well have included anti-aircraft missiles. The overnight attack, which several sources placed on the Syrian side of the border, followed warnings from Israel that it was ready to act to prevent the revolt against President

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I´m sure the regime will come out and strongly support Israel. s/o Israel never does anything without a very good reason to do so.

[w/Oliver Holmes, Myra MacDonald, Alastair Macdonald, Will Waterman &David Stamp]

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: nimby, 1/30/2013 3:40:05 PM     (No. 9149015)

Waiting to hear from the WH how this is the fault of Republicans!!

Hello! Carney? Anyone?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Melody, 1/30/2013 3:51:19 PM     (No. 9149035)

Hooray, Israel. They make their moves count.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Immanuel Goldstein, 1/30/2013 5:18:52 PM     (No. 9149229)

All Israel was doing was a little skeet shooting.

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