A Syrian military source has said Israeli rockets hit an air base near Damascus. No casualties have been reported, however. Reuters reports the Israeli rockets hit the Mezzeh military airport at about 3 a.m. on Wednesday. Syrian state media

Syrian Arab News Agency also confirmed the report. A source said the attack caused a fire but there were no casualties. Israel “launched a number of surface-to-surface missiles from inside the Occupied Territories,” it said. Mezzeh is close to Syrian President Bashar Assad’s palace. READ MORE