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Trump Declares “Mission Accomplished” in Syria Bombing

April 16th 2018

Trump on Sunday defended his use of the term “mission accomplished” to describe Friday night’s missile strike in Syria. “The Syrian raid was so perfectly carried out, with such precision, that the only way the Fake News Media could demean was by my use of the term ‘Mission Accomplished,'” he tweetedSunday morning. “I knew they...
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UN: North Korea Is Giving Chemical-Weapons Supplies to Syria

February 27th 2018

North Korea has been shipping supplies to the Syrian government that could be used to make chemical weapons, according to a shocking new report Tuesday morning from experts at the United Nations. The investigators’ report—which was obtained by The New York Times—said the supplies include acid-resistant tiles, valves, and thermometers, and goes on to...
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Tillerson: U.S. Will Have An Open-Ended Military Presence In Syria

January 18th 2018

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Wednesday that 2,000 U.S. troops will remain in Syria, as there are “strategic threats” to the United States beyond the Islamic State. “Iran has dramatically strengthened its presence in Syria through its position in Syria, Iran is in a stronger position to extend its track record of...
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Trump Stops Covert CIA Program To Arm Syrian Rebels

July 20th 2017

President Trump decided within the last month to end a covert CIA program that armed and trained anti-government rebels in Syria, a move long sought by Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s ally Russia, U.S. officials told The Washington Post. The program began in 2013 as a way to put pressure on Assad to resign, and...
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Syria, Russia Reject WH Allegations Of Chemical-Attack Plans

June 27th 2017

Top officials in Syria and at the Kremlin dismissed the White House’s accusations late Monday that Bashar al-Assad’s regime appears to be preparing another chemical attack on civilians. Ali Haidar, Syria’s minister for national reconciliation, told the Associated Press on Tuesday that the Trump administration’s charges were just part of a new diplomatic campaign...
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Russia To Shoot Down U.S. Aircraft Of The River Euphrates In Syria

June 19th 2017

Russia’s defense ministry appears to have threatened to shoot down U.S. aircraft in Syria. “All kinds of airborne vehicles, including aircraft and UAVs of the international coalition detected to the west of the Euphrates River will be tracked by the Russian SAM systems as air targets,” the ministry said Monday. The declaration comes one...
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Notre Dame Assailant Shouted ‘This Is for Syria’ While Rushing Officer

June 6th 2017

French Interior Minister Gérard Collomb said the man who attacked an officer with a hammer outside the Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris on Tuesday shouted “this is for Syria” during the episode. Police shot the man in the chest while the attacked officer sustained minor injuries, officials have said. The situation has since been contained...
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Syrian Kurdish-Led Forces Begin Offensive To Take Raqqa From ISIS

June 6th 2017

On Tuesday, the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) alliance of Kurds and Arabs announced the start of an offensive to capture Raqqa from the Islamic State, which considers the Syrian city the capital of its “caliphate.” Talal Sillo, spokesman for the Kurdish-led forces, told reporters that the SDF is working in coordination with U.S. air...
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Trump, Putin To Have First Call Since Syria Strike

May 2nd 2017

President Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin will speak by phone on Tuesday afternoon, the White House said Monday night, with a senior Trump administration official telling Reuters that the two leaders will likely discuss the civil war in Syria. Putin and Trump have spoken on the phone two times since Trump’s inauguration, once...
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Syria: ‘Israeli Strike’ Hits Near Damascus Airport [VIDEO]

April 27th 2017

Syrian state media claimed Thursday that an Israeli missile strike caused an explosion and fire at a military site near Damascus’s airport. However, Syrian rebel sources told the BBC that the target was an arms depot controlled by Lebanon’s Hezbollah movement—an ally of the Assad regime that Israel has consistently targeted in its attempt...
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Trump Calls Obama To Talk About Syria & Afghanistan [VIDEO]

April 19th 2017

Watch the latest hilarious released of Conan new skit of President Trump talking to Barack Obama about bombing Syria and Afghanistan.
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Eric Trump: “I’m Sure” Ivanka Influenced Daddy To Launch Syria Strikes

April 11th 2017

Donald Trump’s decision to bomb Syria was influenced by his daughter, Ivanka, being “heartbroken and outraged” at the country’s alleged chemical weapons attack, one of the president’s sons told a British newspaper. The president launched 59 cruise missiles at a Syrian government air base he alleged was involved in a chemical weapons attack that...
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Kremlin: U.S. It’s ‘One Step From War’; Trump Warns He Will Hit Syria AGAIN

April 8th 2017

The Kremlin has warned the US it is ‘one step from war’ over Syria – but the Trump administration hit back by saying it would be prepared to carry out airstrikes again. In the first direct American raid on Bashar al Assad’s forces, President Trump authorised the firing of 59 cruise missiles at a...
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U.S. Told Russia About Syria Strikes in Advance

April 7th 2017

Russia confirmed Friday that it received advanced warning from the U.S. about its strike on Syria, in which the United States launched 59 Tomahawk cruise missiles in the first American assault on President Bashar al-Assad’s regime. Moscow condemned the strike and gave notice that Russia is pulling out of all agreements to minimize risk...
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? US Military strikes with 50+ Tomahawk missiles in Syria [LIVE]

April 6th 2017

US Military strikes from US Navy ships launched 50+ Tomahawk missiles in Syria striking an airfield and other targets in retaliation for the gas attack launched by the Assad regime on it’s own people. THIS IS A BREAKING EVENT CLICK HERE TO WATCH LIVE
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Morning Joe Rips Trump For Blaming Syrian Gas Attack On Obama

April 5th 2017

Wednesday morning Joe Scarborough blasted President Trump decision to blame Tuesday’s horrific chemical weapon attack in Syria on former President Barack Obama. On Tuesday, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer blamed the attack on former President Barack Obama, saying the strike was “a consequence of the past administration’s weakness and irresolution.” Scarborough went after...
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‘Chemical Attack’ Kills Dozens in Idlib Syria

April 4th 2017

Dozens of people are dead in a northern Syria province after a suspected chemical attack on a rebel-held town. Activists and monitoring groups reported early Tuesday that strikes carried out by the Syrian government or Russian jets dumped a substance on Idlib that caused at least 58 people to choke to death, with responders...
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Hundreds Marines Sent Into Syria For Raqqa Fight

March 9th 2017

A few hundred U.S. Marines have been sent into Syria with heavy artillery guns, as coalition forces prepare to retake the city of Raqqa from the Islamic State terror group, a U.S. official told the Associated Press on Wednesday. The Marines will also re-position howitzers for Syrian forces during the temporary deployment, the official...
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Russia: Syria Regime, Rebels Agree To Ceasefire Deal

December 29th 2016

On Thursday, Russian state media announced a cease-fire between the Syrian government and Syrian rebel groups. “Reports have just arrived that several hours ago there was a development that we all have looked and worked for for so long,” Russian President Vladimir Putin said. “Three documents have been signed. A cease-fire between the Syrian...
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Buses burned on way to evacuate besieged Syrian villages

December 18th 2016

The evacuation to transfer out trapped civilians and fighters in eastern Aleppo, as well as two Syrian villages, was thrown into doubt on Sunday when assailants torched six buses assigned to the operation. The buses were to take part in the evacuation of over 2,000 wounded and sick Syrians from Foua and Kfarya, two...
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U.S. To Send 200 More Troops To Syria

December 10th 2016

U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter said about 200 more U.S. troops are being sent to Syria to help battle Islamic State fighters. The troops, to help Kurdish and Arab fighters retake the ISIL stronghold of Raqqa, will include special operations forces, Carter said Saturday. “These uniquely skilled operators will join the 300 U.S. special...
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Russia, Syria Halt Aleppo Airstrikes Ahead of ‘Truce’ [VIDEO]

October 18th 2016

Russia and Syria on Tuesday claimed they would halt their airstrikes on the besieged city of Aleppo to prepare for a “humanitarian pause” on Thursday. Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said the strikes were suspended at 10 a.m. Tuesday to prepare for the temporary truce from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Thursday—a cease-fire that...
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Trump Jr. Compares Syrian Refugees to Skittles [VIDEO]

September 20th 2016

Donald Trump Jr. attempted to capture the complexity of the Syrian refugee problem late Monday by likening the millions of refugees fleeing violence and certain death to a bowl of poisoned Skittles candies. In a meme sent out on Twitter, Trump Jr. asked: “If I had a bowl of skittles and I told you...
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Syrian US-Russia Deal Cease-Fire Will Begin at Sunset

September 12th 2016

The new Syrian cease-fire, brokered by Russia and the United States, is expected to begin Monday evening. It’s still unclear if rebel factions, who have expressed reservations about the agreement, will abide by the deal. In a rare public appearance, President Bashar al-Assad attended prayers at a mosque Monday in a newly surrendered Damascus...
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ISIS Second In Command Killed In Syria

August 30th 2016

Islamic State spokesman Abu Muhammad al-Adnani has been killed, ISIS announced Tuesday through its Amaq News Agency. The outlet cited a military source saying Adnani “was martyred while surveying the operations to repel the military campaigns against Aleppo.” But Adnani was far more than a mere mouthpiece for the group and had a $5...
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UN Syria Envoy Suspends Humanitarian Effort

August 18th 2016

A humanitarian task force with the United Nations in Syria has on Thursday suspended its efforts amid continued violence in the country, which has been ravaged by more than five years of civil war. A day before, Syrian opposition activists released images of a 5-year-old child who was pulled from the devastation of an...
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3 Hospitals In Syria’s Aleppo Bombed in 3 Hours [VIDEO]

June 9th 2016

Three hospitals were bombed in the space of three hours in Syria’s war-ravaged city of Aleppo, the United Nations children’s program said. The medical facilities bombed Wednesday were on the rebel-held eastern side of the city, UNICEF regional director Peter Salama said in a statement. “Everyone must question their humanity when babies have to...
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‘More Than 100 Dead’ In Syrian Bomb Blasts [VIDEO]

May 23rd 2016

More than 100 have died in bomb blasts on two Syrian coastal towns, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said. The towns that were hit by blasts were Jableh and Tartus which are regime strongholds and have largely escaped the conflict so far. State media said one blast had hit a hospital. So-called Islamic...
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27 Killed in Aleppo’s Syrian Hospital Airstrike [VIDEO]

April 28th 2016

At least 27 people, including three children and one of Aleppo’s last pediatricians, were killed in an airstrike at a hospital in the Syrian city. The Al Quds hospital was hit Wednesday by a fighter jet missile, and pediatrician Wasem Maaz was among the fatalities. The hospital was supported by Doctors Without Borders in...
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Obama To Send 250 More Troops To Syria [VIDEO]

April 25th 2016

President Barack Obama is expected Monday to announce plans to send an additional 250 troops to Syria to support local forces in the battle against ISIS. The deployment will boost the number of U.S. forces in Syria to about 300, with most coming from special-operations forces, the AP reports. The group will also include...
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