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Israeli jets open fire on target inside Syria

Posted: January 31, 2013 at 3:39 a.m.

Delegates attend the International Humanitarian Pledging Conference for Syria at Bayan Palace, Kuwait City, Kuwait, on Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013. The U.N. chief appealed Wednesday for a major boost in international relief aid for Syria and called for the fighting to end "in the name of humanity" even as more refugees poured into neighboring Jordan and its leader warned resources were strained to the limit.(AP Photo/Gustavo Ferrari)

Israeli aircraft struck inside Syria on Wednesday for the first time since 2007, according to Western and Syrian officials, in a development that underlined the risk that the civil war in Syria could spill over into a wider conflict.

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