Washington Post

Syria Has More Chemical Weapons

TEL AVIV — The Syrian government has retained an unspecified amount of chemical weapons and dispersed its aircraft following a U.S. cruise missile attack earlier this month, Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis said Friday. Mattis spoke alongside his Israeli counterpart, Avigdor Lieberman, as part of a tour of the Middle East, and addressed reports that […]

Putin Accuses America Of Breaking International Law

Russian President Vladimir Putin is calling the missile strike President Trump ordered against Syria on Thursday “an act of aggression against a sovereign state delivered in violation of international law under a far-fetched pretext.” At Russia’s urging, an emergency meeting of the U.N. Security Council began shortly after 11:30 a.m. ET Friday to discuss the […]

USA Today

Trump Weighing Military Options In Syria

PALM BEACH, Fla. – The Trump administration is developing plans to respond to Syria’s apparent use of chemical weapons, including possible military action and attempts to remove Syrian President Bashar al-Assad from power, Trump and White House aides said Thursday. “I don’t want to say what I’m going to be doing with respect to Syria,” […]

Fox News

ISIS Murders 33 Men In Syria

Islamic State killers used “sharp tools” to murder 33 people in Syria on Wednesday before dumping the bodies into a mass grave “filled with blood,” a human rights group said. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the slaughter was “the largest execution operation carried out by [ISIS] in 2017.” The identities of the dead […]

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Iraq Removed From Trump’s Travel Ban List

President Donald Trump’s new immigration order will remove Iraq from the list of countries whose citizens face a temporary U.S. travel ban, U.S. officials say, citing the latest draft in circulation. Trump is expected to sign the executive order in the coming days. Four officials told The Associated Press that the decision followed pressure from […]