Syria

Syria Strike (AP PHOTO)
(AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)
April 14, 2018 - 2:27 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Saturday declared "Mission Accomplished" for a U.S.-led allied missile attack on Syria's chemical weapons program , but the Pentagon said the pummeling of three chemical-related facilities left enough others intact to enable the Assad government to use...
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US Strike On Syria
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Hadas Kuznits
April 14, 2018 - 1:10 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- What does the coalition airstrike on Syria mean for Americans? Dr. Asaf Romirowsky, Executive Director of Scholars for Peace in the Middle East, explains what he thinks prompted this strike on Syria now. "There is no doubt that the current domestic unrest within the...
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President Donald Trump announced on Friday he ordered strikes on the Syrian regime.
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April 14, 2018 - 7:05 am
By Zachary Cohen and Kevin Liptak WASHINGTON, DC (CNN) -- The US, UK and France launched strikes against targets at three sites in Syria in the early hours of Saturday morning, following a week of threats of retaliation for an alleged chemical weapons attack on civilians in the Damascus enclave of...
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President Trump
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April 12, 2018 - 8:42 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Thursday that an attack on Syria could take place "very soon or not so soon at all," arguing he had never signaled the timing of retaliation for a suspected chemical weapons attack that he had suggested was imminent a day earlier. The president made his...
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President Trump (AP Photo)
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April 11, 2018 - 7:41 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Responding to Russian warnings to the U.S. against military strikes in Syria, President Donald Trump said Wednesday that missiles "will be coming" in response to Syria's suspected chemical attack that killed at least 40 people. "Russia vows to shoot down any and all missiles fired...
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Congressman Brendan Boyle
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Kim Glovas
April 09, 2018 - 3:54 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) - Congressman Brendan Boyle is supporting a military strike on Syria and sanctions on Russia after an alleged chemical weapons attack over the weekend. READ: Dozens Killed In Alleged Chemical Attack In Syria Boyle says even though there is no independent confirmation of...
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Syria Chemical Attack
Photo credit: Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets via AP
April 08, 2018 - 11:23 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Sunday condemned a "mindless CHEMICAL attack" in Syria that killed women and children, but he offered no evidence to support the claim by Syrian opposition activists and rescuers that poison gas was used. A top aide, asked about the possibility of a U.S...
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Syria Chemical Attack
Photo credit: Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets via AP
April 08, 2018 - 11:03 am
BEIRUT (AP) — An alleged gas attack killed at least 40 people in the eastern suburbs of Damascus, as Syrian rebels agreed to give up their last foothold in the area, medics and state media reported on Sunday. First responders and a relief organization said they found families suffocated in their...
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