Syria Moving Missiles to Lebanese Border

Israel says it will it will stop Assad if he tries to transfer chemical stockpiles to Hezbollah.


The Syrian army has moved new surface-to-air missile batteries to the Lebanese border, Arab media reported Friday. The report comes after Israel had warned it will strike Syria's chemical facilities if President Bashar Assad transfers his chemical stockpile to Hezbollah.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said he does not preclude the possibility of military intervention in Syria and Defense MinisterEhud Barak stressed that Israel will consider action.