Israel struck a Hezbollah arms cache at the Mazzeh Air Base near Damascus on Thursday, Syrian and Lebanese media reported.

Pictures showed a big explosion, suggesting either weapons or fuel exploded. Speaking to Israel’s Army Radio, Intelligence Minister, Yisrael Katz, vaguely confirmed the strike was in line with Israeli policy to prevent "Iran's smuggling of advanced weapons via Syria to Hezbollah." Katz made a similar statement to Reuters.

Since April 2016, Prime Minister Benjamin Netan...

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