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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 9

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 8

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

April 14, 2018 3:23 AM Theresa May BLASTS Assad and LAUNCHES airstrikes in SYRIA

THERESA May has ordered military action in Syria as part of a co-ordinated attack with the US and France on the Assad regime to degrade its chemical weapons capability. Prime Minister Theresa May said there was "no practicable alternative to the use of force" to deter the use of chemical weapons by the Syrian regime. In a statement released in the early 9

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 13

April 13, 2018 8:03 AM Syria gas attack 2018 LIVE: West braces itself for military intervention

Britain could begin a bombing campaign in Syria after Bashar al-Assad's use of chemical weapons on his own people last week. Theresa May won the backing of her Cabinet to intervene in the conflict last night, although Donald Trump and Emmanuel Macron both said no 'final decision' has been made on Syria. Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has accused May of 'waiting 2

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 5

April 9, 2018 5:31 PM Trump threatens Syria strike, cancels summit travel

WASHINGTON (AP) - After threatening a military strike against Syria, President Donald Trump on Tuesday cancelled plans to travel to South America later this week, choosing to stay in the United States to manage the response to an apparent chemical weapons attack. White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Tuesday that Trump will not attend the 8th Summit

March 19, 2018 9:29 AM Turkey warned over military offensive in Syria´s Afrin

The European Union’s top diplomat has criticised Turkey over its military offensive in a northern Syrian town. EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini called on Ankara to ensure that fighting eases in the conflict-torn country, saying: “I am worried about this.” Ms Mogherini told reporters in Brussels that international efforts in Syria are supposed 8

March 14, 2018 2:09 PM Turkey's Erdogan declares Kurdish-held Afrin 'will fall by this evening', a day after his military encircled the Syrian town trapping 350,000 civilians and cutting off a dam

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said he believes that the Kurdish-held city of Afrin in northern Syria will fall into Turkish hands by this evening. Turkey said that it troops and allied Syrian fighters had encircled Afrin, a city in the enclave of the same name where some 350,000 civilians remain, as of yesterday, following a seven-week military 3