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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

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

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

Syria condemns 'brutal, barbaric aggression' by Western powers

The strikes came a week after an alleged gas attack that killed more than 40 people outside Damascus, but which Syria said was a "fabrication" intended to justify military action.

published on : 14th April 2018

Syria airstrikes UPDATES | Trump calls it 'perfectly executed strike'; UN Security Council rejects Russian attempt to condemn US aggression

As Trump announced actions against the Syrian government, explosions were heard in the Syrian capital Damascus, signalling a new chapter in a brutal seven-year-old civil war.

published on : 14th April 2018

Syria strikes target 'regime chemical weapons capacity': French President Emmanuel Macron

Macron issued a statement shortly after huge explosions were heard in Syria's capital early Saturday.

published on : 14th April 2018

British PM Theresa May says no alternative to use of force in Syria

Theresa May announced that Britain had joined France and the United States in launching strikes against Syria.

published on : 14th April 2018

Russia says Syria chemical attack 'staged' with help of foreign secret service

The US and its allies believe the Syrian regime was behind the attack, but Russia has long insisted it was staged by rebels in an attempt to provoke further Western intervention.

published on : 13th April 2018

UK government agrees on 'need to take action' over Syria 

The Cabinet agreed on the need to take action to alleviate humanitarian distress and to deter the further use of chemical weapons by the Assad regime.

published on : 13th April 2018

Global chemical weapons watchdog  to start work in Syria on Saturday 

The OPCW decided to dispatch a fact-finding mission to the town after reports that more than 40 people died from exposure to toxic gas at the weekend.

published on : 13th April 2018

Turkey President Recep ​Erdogan worried by world powers' 'arm wrestling' on Syria

Erdogan said he is extremely worried that some countries confident of their military power are turning Syria into a scene for arm wrestling.

published on : 12th April 2018

Germany expects to be consulted before any attack on Syria: Foreign minister Heiko Maas

Germany expects to be consulted before any Western allies conduct an attack on Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's forces as the allies must be united on the matter, Foreign Minister Heiko Maas.

published on : 12th April 2018

Donald Trump holds Syria, Russia 'responsible' for chemical attack

Trump is believed to be considering standoff missile strikes against facilities related to the production and delivery of chlorine and sarin or sarin-like agents.

published on : 12th April 2018

US expels 60 Russian intelligence officials; orders closure of Seattle Consulate

Describing them as "intelligence officers", US ordered closure of the country's consulate in Seattle over the use of nerve agent allegedly by Moscow against a former Russian spy in the UK.

published on : 26th March 2018

A brief history of chemical weapons attacks under Bashar al-Assad's Syrian regime

Since the start of the Syrian conflict, President Bashar al-Assad -- have been accused on numerous occasions of using chemical weapons. 

published on : 23rd January 2018
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