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August 23, 2018 2:14 AM John Bolton sends WARNING to Syria ahead of offensive

US PRESIDENT Donald Trump’s National Security Adviser John Bolton hit out at Damascus on Wednesday, stating the US would respond “very strongly” if Syrian President Bashar al-Assad used chemical weapons to retake the Idlib province. Mr Bolton was speaking at a news conference in Jerusalem when he sent the stark message to Syria ahead of its imminent 17

July 13, 2018 1:03 AM Middle East officials in Moscow plea with Putin: 'Don't sign deal with AIR-HEADED US'

The RUSSIAN capital is filling up with officials from the Middle East who are set to meet with President Putin before his talks with Trump in Helsinki later this week in a desperate bid to avoid any deal being agreed between the two countries. But some experts have warned about any future deal between Russia and the US, labelling America “an air-headed 21

June 26, 2018 12:39 AM Israeli missiles strike near Damascus airport: Syrian state media

Two Israeli missiles struck targets near Damascus airport early Tuesday, Syrian state media said, while a monitoring group said they hit arms depots for Hezbollah. In a report in the early hours of Tuesday, Syria's state news agency Sana said "two Israeli missiles came down near Damascus international airport". The head of monitoring group Syrian Observatory 11

May 13, 2018 1:38 AM World War 3: Israel DESTROY Palestine tunnels after VIOLENT PROTEST breaks out in Gaza

ISRAEL’s army have taken defiant action to destroy tunnels used by the Palestinian militant group Hamas, as violence between the two nations continues to rage in the Gaza strip. Fresh skirmishes between the Middle Eastern nations broke out on Friday when dozens of Palestinian demonstrators broke into the Gaza side of the Kerem Shalom terminal, the main channel 54

May 3, 2018 4:15 PM Russia says 2 dead in fighter jet crash off Syrian coast

BEIRUT (AP) - A Russian fighter jet crashed Thursday off the coast of Syria, killing both pilots, according to Russia's Defense Ministry, which said the plane did not come under fire and that the crash may have been caused by a bird getting sucked into one of the engines. State news agency Tass cited the ministry as saying the Su-30 crashed shortly after 12

April 17, 2018 7:14 AM Israel FIRES WARNING: Right of 'total freedom of action' in Syrian airspace

ISRAEL’S defence minister has vowed to protect his country against Iran’s aggression and refused to rule out breaching Syrian airspace to launch future attacks. Israeli Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman claimed that Israel has “total freedom of action” in Syrian airspace if necessary. He told Walla News: “We will maintain total freedom of action. We will not accept 30

April 17, 2018 12:18 AM Missiles shot down over Syria airbases

The US says its military is not active in the area, leading to speculation that Israel is behind the attack. The reports said the missiles had targeted Shayrat airbase in Homs province and Dumair military airport, northeast of Damascus, late on Monday night. State TV said the country's air defences had confronted a new "aggression" but gave no further 23

April 16, 2018 10:46 AM Macron claims he has convinced Trump to 'stay in Syria long-term' and that air strikes in are not a declaration of war

President Emmanuel Macron has said France's air strikes in Syria in response to an alleged chemical attack were not a declaration of war against the Damascus regime. 'We have not declared war on the regime of Bashar al-Assad,' Macron said in a television interview, a day after France joined the United States and Britain in launching strikes 14

April 14, 2018 3:03 AM ‘Huge Explosions’ in Damascus as AIRSTRIKES fall on Syria after Donald Trump announcement

LOUD blasts have been heard in the Syrian capital of Damascus following airstrikes by US, UK and France in a co-ordinated response to a suspected chemical attack by the Assad regime. In an address from the White House Donald Trump said: “A short time ago, I ordered the United States Armed Forces to launch precision strikes on targets associated with the chemical 63

April 9, 2018 7:21 PM The Latest: Trump says Syria attack will be met 'forcefully'

President Donald Trump says he'll "forcefully" respond to an alleged chemical weapons attack in Syria. White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders calls on a reporter during the daily briefing at the White House in Washington, Monday, April 9, 2018. Sanders was asked about Syria, Russia and other topics. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh) Trump made the remark 17