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'18Apr
17

Macron faces criticism at EU legislature over Syria strike

French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday faced criticism from European lawmakers as he defended his decision to launch airstrikes on Syria in a joint operation by France, Britain and the United States. Some...
'18Apr
17

Global Watchdog to Access Alleged Chemical Attack Site in Syria

By Margaret Besheer April 16, 2018Defense Ministry official Igor Kirillov told reporters in The Hague that the Russian military would help secure the visit of nine experts from the Organization for the Prohibition...
'18Apr
16

Global Watchdog Awaits Access to Alleged Syria Chemical Site

UNITED NATIONS — The global chemical weapons watchdog said Monday its team has not yet been able to visit the site of an alleged chemical attack last week near Syria's capital.The head of the Organization for the...
'18Apr
16

'A stain on our humanity': Theresa May condemns Syria chemical attack and defends UK strikes in defiant first statement to MPs

Theresa May today condemned the Syria chemical attack as a "stain on our humanity" as she insisted she was right to take military action.In a defiant statement to MPs, the Prime Minister defended Britain's decision...
'18Apr
16

Syrian Army Discovers Ex-Militant Base and Weapons Cache Under Hospital in Douma

Troops from the Syrian Army discovered a massive militant base underneath the National Hospital in the recently liberated city of Douma in Damascus, according to emerging reports and circulating footage.Militants...
'18Apr
16

Trump’s Syria strike was meant to project strength. It did the opposite.

In 2013, after Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad crossed President Barack Obama’s red line and used chemical weapons on innocent civilians, a U.S. official told the Los Angeles Times that Obama’s retaliatory strike...
'18Apr
16

US Warns of New Syrian Attack if Chemical Weapons Used Again

By Ken Bredemeier April 15, 2018Nikki Haley, the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, warned Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on Sunday that the U.S. would launch new missile strikes against his regime if he...
'18Apr
16

Arab leaders call for probe into Syria chemical attacks; condemn Iran

The Arab League called on Sunday for an international probe into the "criminal" use of chemical weapons in Syria and condemned what it saw as Iran's interference in the affairs of other countries.Saudi Arabia and...
'18Apr
15

How the U.S.-led airstrikes in Syria hit their targets before Assad's missile defenses even fired

Western powers said on Saturday their missile attacks struck at the heart of Syria's chemical weapons program, but the restrained assault appeared unlikely to halt Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's progress in the...
'18Apr
15

US Warns of New Syrian Attack if Chemical Weapons Used Again

WASHINGTON — Nikki Haley, the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, warned Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on Sunday that the U.S. would launch new missile strikes against his regime if he carries out another...

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