Syria airstrikes

Syria airstrikes: UN Security Council rejects Russian attempt to condemn US aggression

The UN Security Council overwhelmingly rejected a Russian resolution calling for condemnation of "aggression" by US-led forces against Syria.

published on : 15th April 2018

Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu voices 'total support' for Syria strikes 

The three countries had carried out a wave of pre-dawn missile strikes, hitting targets near Damascus and in Homs province, Western officials said.

published on : 15th April 2018

Western strikes on Syria: What will Russia do?

For all of the Kremlin's big talk and bluster, a military response is unlikely, with Moscow expected to stick to a barrage of diplomatic protests, experts say.

published on : 14th April 2018

Turkey welcomes strikes on Syria as 'appropriate'

Turkey on Saturday welcomed Western strikes targeting Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's regime as an "appropriate response" to a suspected chemical attack that left dozens dead.

published on : 14th April 2018

Saudi Arabia extends full support to US-led airstrikes on Syria, calls it retaliation for regime 'crimes'

A statement, carried by the official Saudi Press Agency, said the strikes were prompted by the "Syrian regime's use of chemical weapons against innocent civilians, including women and children".

published on : 14th April 2018

Assad says airstrikes make Syria even more determined to 'fight terrorism''

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said Western strikes on government military installations Saturday only made him more keen to fight back against his opponents.

published on : 14th April 2018

Over 100 missiles fired at Syria, 'significant number' intercepted: Moscow

The US and its allies fired more than 100 cruise missiles at Syria, a significant number of which were intercepted by Syrian air defences, the Russian defence ministry said today.

published on : 14th April 2018

US-led airstrikes on Syria justified: Israeli official

Punitive US-led strikes on Syria are justified because of the "murderous actions" of the Damascus government, an Israeli official said.

published on : 14th April 2018

France aims to relaunch Syria peace process after 'legitimate' strikes

France wants to start working "right now" on resuming the political process aimed at ending the conflict in Syria.

published on : 14th April 2018

Canada backs Western strikes on Syria: PM Justin Trudeau

Canadian Prime Minister Justin has expressed his support for punitive strikes carried out by the US, Britain and France against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's regime.

published on : 14th April 2018