Following Report in Syria Newspaper Palestinian Source Tells Haaretz: Assad's Green Light to Strike Israel Merely Symbolic

In interview with Haaretz, PFLP-GC source casts doubt on report in Alawite Syrian newspaper alleging that the Assad regime encouraged response attacks against Israel; source says escalation unexpected to ensue, as both sides likely to exercise restraint.

A senior member of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine-General Command told Haaretz on Tuesday that the green light given by Syrian President...