Assad Discusses Israeli 'Strike' With Iran: Syria Can Confront Threats and Aggression

Syrian leader's remarks are first response to purported Israeli attack on military research base; Barak: Syria strike is proof that when Israel says something, it means it.

Syrian President Bashar Assad told an Iranian official on Sunday that his country was able to confront "current threats ...and aggression" against it, accusing Israel of trying to destabilize Syria by allegedly attacking a military...