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Did Syria strikes kill any chance of diplomacy?

5 days 13 hours ago
French President Emmanuel Macron wants the world to seize the moment. After Friday night's strikes against regime targets in Syria, he's demanding a concerted drive to resurrect the international peace process, last seen late in 2016. Whether anyone listens may decide if Syria turns the corner towards peace or descends into an even more dangerous cycle of destruction.

Macron: I 'convinced' Trump to stay in Syria

5 days 13 hours ago
French President Emmanuel Macron said Sunday he "convinced" President Donald Trump to stay in Syria before the United States, United Kingdom and France launched strikes against targets at three sites Friday night .

Chemical attack survivors tell their stories

6 days 1 hour ago
The air in the camp is thick, fraught with the muted mourning of people who have been through more than they can comprehend, people whose losses penetrate their souls and whose fears are so great that they can barely express them.

Opinion: On Syria, Trump looks a lot like Obama

6 days 15 hours ago
In April 2017, President Donald Trump ordered a missile strike against Bashar al-Assad's regime in Syria for its use of chemical weapons. I supported the action then because I thought it was worth punishing a regime for using these dreadful weapons.

Video reportedly shows missile downed

6 days 19 hours ago
Syrian media has released video that reportedly shows an airstrike in Syria. The US, France and the UK ordered strikes on the Syrian regime in response to a suspected chemical weapons attack.

Weapons allies used to target Syria

1 week ago
The United States combined with the armed forces of the United Kingdom and France early Saturday to carry out airstrikes against the chemical weapons facilities maintained by the regime of Syria. Here are some of the weapons they used:

Moscow condemns strikes

1 week ago
Russia has condemned US, UK and French strikes against targets in Syria over the alleged use of chemical weapons, as the Western allies argued they were essential to deter the future use of illegal munitions.

Trump's deadline for Syria response has passed. Now what?

1 week 3 days ago
As someone who once criticized President Barack Obama for offering public timelines on American military engagement overseas, US President Donald Trump may have backed himself into a corner following his own promise to respond, and respond harshly, to the deadly chemical attacks in Syria.

Iran vows to retaliate against Israel for Syria strike

1 week 3 days ago
Iran vowed to retaliate for the recent attack on a military base in Syria, blaming Israel for the strike. Speaking in Damascus at a two-day conference on Jerusalem Tuesday, a senior advisor to Iran's Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, Ali Akbar Velayati, told Iran' state-run Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA) that Israel's "crimes will not remain unanswered."
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