Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu convened his security cabinet following the attack and delayed leaving for a trip to China by a few hours. Photograph: Emil Salman/Getty Images

There was no official confirmation from Jerusalem, but comments by Israeli politicians and generals yesterday left little doubt that Israel was(...)

Free Syrian Army fighters  on  a rooftop during clashes with forces loyal to Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad in Aleppo’s neighbourhood of Salaheddine yesterday. 

Photograph: Ammar Abdullah

A senior Israeli official says intelligence services have concrete proof the Syrian military has used c(...)