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Israel strikes Syrian port used by Iran

Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett appeared to make a rare admission that Israel was behind the strike.
JACK GUEZ/AFP via Getty Images

An Israeli airstrike hit a port in Syria today that is used by Iran.

At 1:23 a.m. local time, the Israeli military fired several missiles at a shipping yard at the Latakia port on Syria’s Mediterranean coast. The strikes caused a fire at the port, but it was extinguished by first responders, Syria’s official news outlet SANA reported.

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