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Beijing voiced opposition to US-led air strikes against Syrian military targets on Saturday and called for talks, adding that the Western operation had complicated efforts to find a solution to the crisis. "Any unilateral military action violates the United Nations charter and its principles and international law ...
Air strikes carried out against Syria should serve as a warning to Russia over its use of chemical weapons, Theresa May has said. ... Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson said the Air strike had been "a highly successful mission", while US Joint Staff director, Lieutenant General Kenneth McKenzie, ...

The prime minister said the use of chemical weapons could not "become normalised" as she defended the UK's participation in air strikes on Syria. Military bases near the capital Damascus and the city of Homs were targeted by the US, UK and France, after an alleged chemical attack by Assad forces ...
Footage shows cruise missiles being launched from a ship in an unknown location and French Rafale jets taking off. France joined the US and the UK targeting chemical weapons sites in the biggest military action against President Assad so far. 9h ago. Share this with Facebook · Share this with Twitter · Share this ...
The RAF crews involved in the overnight strikes on a Syrian chemical weapons target were well prepared for this operation. For the past three years they've regularly been carrying out bombing missions against the group known as Islamic State in both Iraq and Syria. For that they've been able to fly ...
France, the US and Britain struck three of Syria's main weapons facilities on Saturday in a military operation that involved the use of more than 100 missiles fired from ships and manned aircraft. The targets were a Syrian centre in the greater Damascus area for the research, development, production ...

Air strikes on Syria were legally justified on humanitarian grounds, government documents say. Downing Street published its legal case for military action hours after Theresa May said she was "confident" the strikes carried out by the UK, France and the US had been successful. Labour leader ...
UPDATE: Friday night's US and allied air strikes against three apparent military sites in Syria were the inevitable denouement of a week's worth of threats, taunts, bullying, and more threats. There is still a huge amount of information we don't know: Were there casualties? Who were they? Were any of ...
Even when the market has begun to discount the fears, early Saturday's air strikes on Syria by US, British and French forces have completely changed the equation. This will now be a key trigger determining market direction in the forthcoming weeks. The Dow closed 100 points down in Friday's trade just ...
Jeremy Corbyn has described air strikes in Syria by US, British and French forces as a "legally questionable action". The Labour leader condemned the attack aimed at reducing the Syrian government's chemical weapons capabilities, claiming it would make real accountability for war crimes less likely.
The United States, Britain, and France pounded Syria in a coordinated air strike in response to a chemical weapons attack that killed approximately 60 people last week. The U.S.-led coalition is being dubbed the biggest intervention by Western powers in Syria's civil war. Secretary of Defense James Mattis ...
Nicola Sturgeon said UK foreign policy should be set by Parliament and not Donald Trump after the US, UK and France bombed targets in Syria. The missile strikes were in response to a suspected chemical attack on the Syrian town of Douma last week. Scotland's first minister said the suspected use of ...
'No alternative': Theresa May orders Britain to join air strikes on Syria. RAF confirms UK forces joined a 'precision strike on Syrian installations involved in the regime's use of chemical weapons'. Latest news on Syria air strikes · Jessica Elgot in London. @jessicaelgot. Fri 13 Apr 2018 22.04 EDT Last modified on Sat 14 Apr ...
The early reactions to the announcement that the US is bombing Syria in retaliation for chemical weapons use against civilians show a mixed bag of Hollywood, politicians and media types. Reactions have been split so far, reflecting the narrow camps that divide the country. Related · Donald Trump ...
The US, UK and France have launched air strikes against what they allege are Syrian chemical weapons facilities in response to chemical weapons attack in a Damascus suburb a week ago. The Pentagon said the air strikes, which began at 4am Syrian time, involved planes and ship-launched missiles, ...
He spoke following the air strikes carried out by the US in conjunction with France and the UK on targets in Syria. Mr Macron issued the following statement: "On Saturday 7 April 2018, in Douma, dozens of men, women and children were massacred with chemical weapons, in a total violation of international ...
The horror in eastern Ghouta at the weekend was truly sickening. People foaming at the mouth, children suffocating, scores dead. We've seen these kind of images before, but they do not become less shocking. From the evidence we've seen so far it appears that the latest chemical attack was likely by Mi-8 ...

Planned airstrikes on Syria are being co-ordinated with Russia, it has emerged, as Theresa May reassured her Cabinet that any military response to last week's chemical attack will not escalate into war. The US has identified eight potential targets in Syria, it was reported on Thursday evening, as the ...
The UN Security Council has scheduled an emergency meeting at Russia's request on the "threat to international peace" from possible air strikes on Syria by the United States and its allies. "The immediate priority is to avert the danger of war," Russian Ambassador to the UN Vasily Nebenzya said on April ...
France's President Emmanuel Macron has "proof" the Syrian government used chemical weapons on Douma last weekend and will decide in due course about air strikes, he says. French president Emmanuel Macron. Photo: AFP PHOTO / POOL / Mehdi FEDOUACH. The French leader had previously said ...
Morning mail: US wavers on Syria air strikes. Friday: James Mattis and Donald Trump tone down rhetoric on military engagement. Plus: no protection plan in place for 'punk turtle'. by Eleanor Ainge Roy. Friday: James Mattis and Donald Trump tone down rhetoric on military engagement. Plus: no protection ...
The jets will speed to Syria if Theresa May gives air strike action the go-ahead, after ministers backed her during an emergency cabinet meeting this evening. If the Prime Minister does decide to join US president Donald Trump in calling for air strike action, the jets will fly from Norfolk to the RAF base in ...
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Thursday stressed the need to respect the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Syria in the wake of imminent joint air strikes by the West, including the United States, to punish the Assad regime for suspected chemical weapons attack on its rebel-held territories. “We do not ...
Syrian chemical weapons facilities air strikes could lead to much more dangerous conflict. Updated 13 April 2018, 11:10 AEST. By Middle East correspondent Matt Brown. The longer the list of potential targets for Western strikes against Syria, the greater the chance of an error that could lead to a much more dangerous ...
Some major airlines were re-routing flights after Europe's air traffic control agency warned aircraft flying in the eastern Mediterranean to exercise caution due to possible air strikes into Syria. U.S. President Donald Trump and Western allies are discussing possible military action to punish Syria's President ...
Airlines re-route flights after air strike warning. INTERNATIONAL airlines are modifying their flight plans after a warning from Europe's air safety watchdog about potential military strikes. AFP. AFPApril 12, 201812:25pm. Video; Image ...
File Photo showing Syrian Civil Defence members, known as the White Helmets, gather at a site in Idlib following air strikes by regime forces. (AFP). LONDON: Syrian observatory for Human right announced Saturday that Syrian regime planes have bombed areas in Idlib leading to at least 12 civilians killed.
The Coalition has been repeatedly accused of carrying out indiscriminate air strikes, not only targeting military objectives of the Houthi movement ... 62 percent of the 5,500 civilians killed and more than 9,000 injured in Yemen were related to the air strikes carried out by the Coalition in residential areas.
Deputy Chief of Joint Operations, Major General Greg Bilton, said the air strike occurred on May 3, but it wasn't until Amnesty International raised the matter in late August that the US-led coalition fighting Islamic State in Iraq and Syria conducted an investigation. The human rights organisation had a witness ...
Moscow denied Friday it was bombing Syria's Eastern Ghouta with incendiary weapons after war monitors said Russian air strikes killed 37 civilians in the Arbin area of the rebel enclave. "Russian aviation is not striking residential areas of Eastern Ghouta and especially it is not using incendiary weapons, ...
Rescuers, known as White Helmets, said the casualties were from an air strike that hit an underground shelter in the town of Arbeen in the eastern Ghouta region near the capital, Damascus. Rebel spokesman Wael Oweilan said on Friday negotiations that with Russia will follow to allow for the evacuation ...
MOSCOW, March 23. /TASS/. Russia's Defense Ministry has refuted media allegations about Russian airstrikes in Eastern Ghouta allegedly killing 37 civilians. "Russia's air force never delivers any strikes at Eastern Ghouta's residential quarters, neither does it use incendiary weapons, unlike the US-led ...
A cease-fire went into effect Friday after intense government attacks killed at least 37 people in an underground shelter, prompting a rebel group to call for negotiations to evacuate a new section of the besieged eastern Ghouta region near the capital Damascus, rescuers and a rebel spokesman said.
Syria: Nowhere to hide for civilians killed by reported Russian air strike in Arbin. 23 March 2018, 17:18 UTC. Responding to reports that an alleged Russian air strike using an incendiary weapon burned to death 37 civilians – mainly women and children – hiding in an air-raid shelter in the Syrian town of Arbin on Friday, ...
A British surgeon who helped Syrian doctors online has told the Telegraph he fears his computer was hacked, leading to an air strike on a hospital. David Nott, who has performed surgery in various war zones, helped his Syrian colleagues during an operation, via Skype and WhatsApp, on just one ...
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A British surgeon who helped Syrian doctors online has told the Telegraph he fears his computer was hacked, leading to an air strike on a hospital. David Nott, who has performed surgery in various war zones, helped his Syrian colleagues during an operation, via Skype and WhatsApp, on just one ...
“12 armed members of the separatist terror organisation, who were in preparations for an attack, were neutralized in northern Iraq/Hakurk by an air strike carried out on March 20,” the military said, using the term it applies to PKK. Turkey regularly carries out air strikes against PKK targets in northern Iraq, ...
This undated image released by the U.S. Government shows a building after it was bombed in Syria. U.S. Government/Handout via Reuters. JERUSALEM - The Israeli military formally acknowledged on Wednesday its destruction of a suspected Syrian nuclear reactor in 2007, saying the air strike removed a ...
By Jennifer Dathan on 21 Mar 2018 On the evening of March 19th 2018, air strikes hit an underground school in Arbin, Eastern Ghouta, where civilians had been hiding to escape the bombings. At least 15 children and two women were killed in the attack, which left a further 50 wounded. The air strikes ...
The Observatory - which identifies air strikes based on flight patterns, munitions used and aircraft - said Russia was believed to have carried out the raid. Moscow has said it is helping the Assad regime "finish off" fighters in Ghouta but has denied carrying out strikes against civilians. The attack came as ISIL ...
ANKARA, March 21 (KUNA) -- The Turkish air forces targeted several locations belonging to the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) in northern Iraq, leading to the death of 12 operatives, said a statement Wednesday. According to the Turkish military's command, the air force focused its operations on the Hakurk ...
Dozens of air strikes rocked Douma city on Monday for the second consecutive day in the most violent assault on rebel-held Eastern Ghouta's de facto capital since pro-government forces divided the Damascus suburbs into three sections last week. More than 50 air strikes, along with dozens of artillery ...
“Three missiles from a single air strike hit the school, where the underground level was being used as a shelter,” said Rami Abdul Rahman, who heads the Britain-based monitor. “Rescue workers are still searching for survivors,” he said. The Observatory, which identifies air strikes based on flight patterns, ...
Turkey-backed Free Syrian Army fighters advance in Der Mismis village at the south east of Afrin, Syria, Tuesday, March 13, 2018. (Hasan Kirmizitas/DHA-Depo Photos via AP). RSS; Follow; Email; Print; Share. Agencies. you've reached a subscriber-only article. Sign up now and access the full breadth of ...
AMMAN - Thousands of civilians are fleeing opposition-held towns along frontlines with Syrian government forces in southern Daraa province amid claims of an upcoming rebel offensive and the first pro-government air strikes there in approximately eight months. “We have decided to launch a preemptive ...
A picture taken yesterday shows Syrian government forces outside of the town of Jisreen in the southern tip of the rebel-held Eastern Ghouta enclave as they advance in the area. Text Size: A A A. AFP /Hammuriyeh. New air strikes and barrel bombs pounded Syria's Eastern Ghouta yesterday as ...
The number of air strikes in Libya is four more than had previously been acknowledged by the US, with the most recent reportedly taking place in January. The Trump administration has a split policy on Libya, resisting political engagement even as it continues to battle ISIL. President Trump declared last ...
Air strikes have hit Douma in Syria's rebel-held Eastern Ghouta just after 13 trucks of food aid crossed into the enclave, heading for the town, according to opposition activists and a monitor. The development came on Friday after an overnight pause in fighting encouraged the International Committee of the ...


 

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