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Pentagon on Syria strikes: ‘We successfully hit every target’

6666, United States | AFP | The c said Saturday that a joint US-British-French operation against Syria’s regime had “successfully hit every target,” countering assertions from Russia that dozens of missiles were intercepted. The three allies used ships, a submarine and warplanes to launch a barrage of 105 guided missiles …

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‘Mission Accomplished!’: Trump praises Syria strikes

6666, United States | AFP | President Donald Trump triumphantly declared “Mission Accomplished!” on Saturday following a US-led missile assault on the Syrian regime, and warned another attack could follow if Damascus were to unleash more chemical weapons. The narrowly targeted pre-dawn US-French-British operation, which took aim at three chemical …

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Russia says West only interested in overthrowing Assad

United Nations, United States | AFP | Russia on Friday accused the West of having the sole aim in Syria of overthrowing the government as it urged US, French and British leaders to refrain from military action. “We continue to observe dangerous military preparations for an illegal act of force …

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UK govt agrees on ‘need to take action’ over Syria

London, United Kingdom | AFP | The British government on Thursday agreed on the “need to take action” alongside the US and France over a chemical weapons attack in Syria, Prime Minister Theresa May’s office said. “Cabinet agreed on the need to take action to alleviate humanitarian distress and to …

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UN calls urgent Syria meeting after Trump threat

Washington, United States | AFP | The United Nations warned world powers against letting the crisis over an alleged chemical attack against civilians in Syria from “spiraling out of control” after US President Donald Trump said “missiles will be coming.” As tensions mounted over a face-off with Damascus-ally Russia, opponents …

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