Israel: IS-Affiliate's Use of Chemical Weapons a -Red Line-

(Times of Israel) A senior Israeli official told Channel 10 on Wednesday the IDF would strike an Islamic State-affiliated group operating near its border with Syria if there were any indications the jihadist group was testing or using chemical weapons. Israeli defense officials are concerned the Yarmouk Martyrs Brigade may have recently acquired chemical weapons which once belonged to the Assad regime. The report noted that the jihadist group was preoccupied with fighting other factions in the Syrian civil war and was not currently concerned with Israel.

2016-04-28 00:00:00

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