US F-16’s strike Iranian backed militia in Syria

The U.S. military conducted strikes against two facilities in eastern Syria used by Iranian-backed groups in retaliation for recent attacks against U.S. forces in Iraq and Syria. “The United States does not seek conflict and has no intention nor desire to engage in further hostilities, but these Iranian-backed attacks against U.S. forces are unacceptable and […]


Over 11,000 dead in Turkey/Syria earthquake

Thinly-stretched rescue teams worked through the night into Wednesday, pulling the living and dead from the rubble of thousands of buildings destroyed in Turkey and Syria by catastrophic earthquakes and aftershocks that have killed over 11,000. Amid calls for the Turkish government to send more help to the disaster zone, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan […]

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,” […]