6 July 2022
IS cells south of Qaryatayn and near rebel-held E Qalamoun pocket launch attack on SAA positions in Mahasaah region in E Homs countryside.
[email protected]: Between April 6 and April 12, US-led Coalition military forces conducted 15 strikes targeting ISIS, 10 strikes in Syria and 5 in Iraq
In Kyrgyzstan Opposition MPs refused to listen to government report, as PM Isakov remains missing meetings
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Israeli army Spokesperson update: Israeli army estimates 10,000 demonstrators participate in the Great Return March in Gaza right (a little less than last week). Army also claims an IED exploded near the fence and might've injured some protesters
4 year ago
Kremlin: Putin warns Macron of any reckless and dangerous actions in Syria
4 year ago
Palestinian Ministry of Health: 363 wounded with live ammunition and tear gas canisters in Gaza
The journalist Ahmed abu-Hussein, wounded earlier today near the GazaFence, is in serious condition - Palestinian media4 year ago
The journalist Ahmed abu-Hussein, wounded earlier today near the GazaFence, is in serious condition - Palestinian media
4 year ago
Palestinian protesters set off explosive, try to fly kite bomb over border
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Gaza's Health Ministry says 363 Palestinians have been injured by Israeli fire or treated for tear gas inhalation in mass protests on the Gaza-Israel border, @AP reports
An Israeli reconnaissance drone flying in the northern Lebanese province of Akkar near the border with Syria
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State media: Uzbekistan officials use drones to monitor people's vegetable gardens. Those who fail to 'use the land efficiently' face triple tax.
Haley: We are waiting for information to make the final decision on Syria
A session of the Security Council shortly after a Russian request to address the situation in Syria
UN Secretary-General Antonio Gutierrez: The situation in the Middle East threatens global security
#UN Secretary General António Guterres tells Security Council emergency session on Syria- the Cold War is back
António Guterres: systematic violations of international law in Syria since the beginning of the crisis
Russian delegate to UN: The negative developments in the Syrian crisis will have serious repercussions
The Russian delegate to UN: The military action of Washington in Syria may eliminate all diplomatic efforts to resolve the Syrian crisis
Russian delegate to UN: We warn against repeating the scenarios of Iraq and Libya in Syria
There should be no rush to launch military action on Syria, but 'at one point you have to do something', says US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley
US Ambassador Nikki Haley: Russia has ignored the real threat to international security, the use of chemical weapons in Syria
Nikki Haley: Russia defended the Assad government and its continued use of chemical weapons
Nikki Haley: Russia has blocked the mechanism of investigation using chemical in Syria
Nikki Haley: Assad used chemical weapons at least 50 times and there are estimates of up to 200 times
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Russian Ministry of Defense: Russia has evidences that U.K involved in "provocation" in Eastern Ghouta
Tankers over Mediterranean: USAF Douglas KC-10A Extender (86-0033) leaving Italian airspace off Sicilian coast to eastern Mediterranean Sea. Note that on the same route there also 2 others USAF KC-10A (83-0075 and 79-1711)   near Sardinia also flying eastward. Probably not alone4 year ago
Tankers over Mediterranean: USAF Douglas KC-10A Extender (86-0033) leaving Italian airspace off Sicilian coast to eastern Mediterranean Sea. Note that on the same route there also 2 others USAF KC-10A (83-0075 and 79-1711) near Sardinia also flying eastward. Probably not alone
The French delegate: The use of the Assad government of chemical weapons is a flagrant violation of international law
UK envoy: The Syrian government is responsible for the chemical attack
British delegate to UN: Russia breaks international treaties and ignores international law
British delegate to UN: The Syrian government is a danger to the international community
US ambassador to the United Nations says President Trump 'has not yet made a decision about possible actions in Syria.'
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Russian defence ministry spokesman Igor Konashenkov says Britain told the White Helmets first responders to fake the suspected chemical attack in the Syrian town of Douma
4 year ago
J&K Ministers Chandra Prakash Ganga and Lal Singh submitted their resignations minutes after PM Modi sends a warning
Latest Palestinian Health Ministry numbers: 701 wounded in Gaza4 year ago
Latest Palestinian Health Ministry numbers: 701 wounded in Gaza
Supply and reinforcement for Russia's Syria campaign continues amid rising international crisis in Middle East: BSF Tapir class LST Nikolai Filchenkov 152 transits Med-bound Bosphorus en route to Tartus Syria for its first deployment in 2018 after 7 months of repairs.4 year ago
Supply and reinforcement for Russia's Syria campaign continues amid rising international crisis in Middle East: BSF Tapir class LST Nikolai Filchenkov 152 transits Med-bound Bosphorus en route to Tartus Syria for its first deployment in 2018 after 7 months of repairs.
4 year ago
Britain's UN ambassador calls Russian military assertion that the UK staged a chemical attack in Syria "a blatant lie."
Reports that the head of the Eastern Libyan National Army, Khalifa Haftar, has died in hospital.
4 year ago
Earthquake of magnitude 4.8 - 15km NE of Akseki, Turkey
Supply and reinforcement for Russia's Syria campaign continues: Russian Gov chartered, Russia flag RoRo Alexandr Tkachenko transits Bosphorus en route to Tartus carrying Project03160 Raptor, BMK-T bridge erection boat, Ural 4320 trucks. @YorukIsik pics  @reuterspictures @ReutersWorld4 year ago
Supply and reinforcement for Russia's Syria campaign continues: Russian Gov chartered, Russia flag RoRo Alexandr Tkachenko transits Bosphorus en route to Tartus carrying Project03160 Raptor, BMK-T bridge erection boat, Ural 4320 trucks. @YorukIsik pics @reuterspictures @ReutersWorld
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"Syria had responsibility in this chemical weapons attack" and US also holds Russia responsible for failing to stop it," says @PressSec.
The US State Department: The Syrian regime is responsible for the attack in Douma
The White House Spox Sanders says Trump spoke with Macron once again earlier today. Conversations on Syria with allies and partners continue
Sanders: Confident that Syria is responsible for the chemical attack and Russia due to their failure to prevent it
Sources tell General Haftar is in Paris in hospital and not well at all but they don't know if he has passed - but his top guys (Spox officers) tell he his fine. The unity government says they don't know. So at the moment it's unconfirmed
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"We have a very high confidence" Syria responsible for the chemical attack in Douma, says @PressSec in response to question about Russia alleging it was staged by UK.
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"There is another national security meeting this afternoon on the deputies' level" to discuss Syria, confirms @PressSec.
Iran has granted Russia overflight and landing rights for strategic bombers, presumably for Syria operations
WH: NSC meeting this afternoon is "at the deputies level." - @PressSec
Pro-Haftar sources denying his death. Will have to wait for clarification.
U.S. still looking into 'exact kind or mix" of the chemical agent used in the attack - State Department
Libyan National Army's representative denies reports of general Haftar's death
15 Hours after departure from NAS Sigonella - FORTE10 continues to carry out it's task in the Eastern Mediterranean West of Lebanon and Syria at 56,000 feet4 year ago
15 Hours after departure from NAS Sigonella - FORTE10 continues to carry out it's task in the Eastern Mediterranean West of Lebanon and Syria at 56,000 feet
The Palestinian delegate: The Security Council failed to shoulder its responsibilities to what is happening in Gaza
A pro-ISIS hacking group calling itself "Inghimasat dawlawiya team" posts infographics detailing "six months of operations", claims to have created and hacked several hundred Facebook and Twitter accounts
32,000ft heading over Iran - Russian Air Force IL76 RA78847
Iran court approves death penalty for 24-year-old Kurdish activist Ramin Hossein Panahi after facing brutal torture and solitary confinement in prison.
U.S. Vice President Mike Pence 'rushing back' to hotel in Peru amid speculation about possible U.S. military action in Syria; reporters at the White House told to stand by - NBC/CNN
"I don't believe it," a senior @WhiteHouse official tells of @BBCNews report that @POTUS is to make a major announcement tonight. "It's a no."
Trump is expected to make a statement about Syria in 30 minutes. Press Pool at @WhiteHouse is being told to gather.
US administration official confirmed that a decision to strike Syria has been taken.
President Trump has approved U.S. military strikes in Syria: administration official
Sounds of explosions can be clearly heard in Eastern Damascus
Precision strikes ordered on chemical weapons sites in Syria and attack underway with UK and France, says @POTUS.
President Trump orders strikes on Syrian targets following last week's suspected chemical weapons attack in Douma, Syria.
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[email protected]: "A short time ago, I ordered the United States Armed Forces to launch precision strikes on targets associated with the chemical weapons capabilities of Syrian dictator, Bashar al-Assad."
Syrian air-defenses are active as big explosions heard in Damascus
Putin promised the world in 2013 Russia would guarantee the elimination of Syria's chemical weapons, notes @POTUS.
"Russia must decide if it will continue down this dark path or if it will join with civilized nations" per @POTUS
The Islamic State notebook also includes a hand-drawn map of territorial control in Syria, which appears to have been drawn somewhere between February and March 2016: it has lost Shaddadi to the SDF (Feb 19), but the group is still in control of Palmyra (lost to SAA on Mar 27).
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[email protected]: "We are prepared to sustain this response until the Syrian government stops its use of prohibited chemical agents."
Damascus: Weapons are being shot Into the Air trying to shoot down rockets or something else
President Trump: "To Iran and to Russia, I ask: What kind of a nation wants to be associated with the mass murder of innocent men, women and children?"
Trump: "Tonight, I ask all Americans to say a prayer for our noble warriors and our allies as they carry out their missions. We pray that god will bring comfort to those suffering in Syria. We pray that god will guide the whole region toward a future of dignity and of peace."
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[email protected]: "In 2013, President Putin and his government promised the world that they would guarantee the elimination of Syria's chemical weapons."
Pentagon: There will be a press briefing at 10 p.m. EDT, tonight, April 13, in the Pentagon Briefing Room on operations in Syria
Syrian air-defenses are defending the sky of Damascus
Pro-government "Damascus Now" outlet claiming strikes are hitting areas around the capital. Syria
Facebook live video that was showing what seems to be the aftermath of an explosion in Damascus.
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[email protected]: "Tonight, I ask all Americans to say a prayer for our noble warriors and our allies as they carry out their missions. We pray that God will bring comfort to those suffering in Syria."
Reports coming out of strikes vs Jemraya District, Damascus. Jemraya is where the Scientific Studies and Research Centre is located
Syrian media saying Barzeh hit.
Theresa May confirms that Britain were involved in the strike4 year ago
Theresa May confirms that Britain were involved in the strike
4 year ago
British PM says no alternative to use of force in Syria
As for Iran, "Increased engagement from our friends, including Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Qatar Egypt and others can ensure that Iran does not profit from the eradication of ISIS" per @POTUS
[email protected]'s @barbarastarrcnn has confirmed that manned aircraft and ship-launched Tomahawk missiles were used in the attack.
Mezzeh Military Airport has been attacked by the US airstrikes on Syria
Local Sources: Damascus airport is completely destroyed and the fires could be seen from everywhere
Residents in Lebanon report hearing explosions on the Syrian side of the border, indicating that multiple targets are under attack - Sky News Arabia
NOTAM and navigation warnings in force around Cyprus for Sat 14th April4 year ago
NOTAM and navigation warnings in force around Cyprus for Sat 14th April
Explosion at Scientific Research in Barzeh
Al-Domair airfield was bombed by missile
Strikes targeted Republican Guard objects at Mount Qassion
Macron says he ordered the French army to intervene in Syria
@FoxNews reporting that B-1 bombers are involved in ongoing Syria Strikes.
U.S strike began on Syria
Israeli intelligence shared intelligence on targets to identify and strike in Syria tonight. - Fox News
Another explosion in Syria4 year ago
Another explosion in Syria
Local Sources: the US airstrikes targeted Hezbollah headquarters in Quseir, countryside of Homs
British Ministry of Defense: 4 Tornado participated in the raids
MoD four RAC Tornado GR4s launched Storm Shadow missiles at a military facility – a former missile base – fifteen miles west of Homs minutes ago
Shadow missiles used against military facility 15 miles west of Homs, believed to be site of chemical weapon precursors - UK Defence Ministry
CNN is reporting explosions in Aleppo too. The Republican Guard is hit.
Syrian State TV claims Syrian air defenses have down 13 missiles in the area of al-Kiswah, located south of Damascus
Syrian State TV claims Syrian air defenses have down 13 missiles in the area of al-Kiswah, located south of Damascus
Witnesses from Damascus: a third wave of rockets fall on areas in the Syrian capital
"What you've seen tonight is not the end of the US response..it's not over" US official tells
Missiles striking Syria launched from Qatar's Al-Udeid Badr: Al Mayadeen
The US defense secretary says Assad's government will be punished as well as ISIS
Defense Sec. Mattis: "These strikes are directed at the Syrian government. In conducting these strikes, we have gone to great lengths to avoid civilian and foreign casualties."
Dunford: Targets stuck and destroyed were part of the Syrian government's chemical weapons program
Mattis: "Right now, this is a one time shot." Says he believes Assad will get the message and be deterred from doing this again.
Dunford: initial SAM from Syrian government, only retaliation aware of at this time (in response to question about Russian response) - operation done for now.
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Mattis: US, UK, French strikes are "one-time shot" in Syria, unless Assad continues to use chemical weapons
Pentagon: We have not received any reports yet of any losses as a result of the first operations
Pentagon: We have not coordinated with the Russians on these operations
Mattis says he became confident in the evidence yesterday, after he testified that they were still searching for evidence.
Chairman of the Joint Chiefs Gen. Dunford: "We specifically identified the targets to mitigate the risk of Russian forces being involved"
Dunford: we didn't clear any targets with the Russian. Deconflicted airspace with the Russians. Done through normal channels in Qatar
SecDef Mattis said today's strike against the government used "double the amount of weapons" compared to the April 2017 strike
Pentagon: We are confident that chlorine has been used and we do not rule out sarin yet
4 year ago
Mattis: Expect full 'disinformation' campaign from Syria, Russia and/or Iran following US, UK, French strikes
Syrian presidency tweets "Good souls will not be humiliated" after airstrikes by US, UK, France.
Mattis: We expect a disinformation campaign from Russia.
US defense officials say about 100-120 missiles launched by US against Syria government chemical weapon targets
NATO SecGen @jensstoltenberg: "I support the actions taken by the United States, the United Kingdom and France against the Syrian government's chemical weapons facilities and capabilities. This will reduce the government's ability to further attack the people of Syria with chemical weapons"
US allies in the MiddleEast, while not directly part of the operation to degrade/destroy Syria's chemical weapons capabilities, were briefed on/involved in some of the planning, including for possible response later from Iran, per defense official
Russian Ambassador responds to the U.S. on Syria strikes: "The worst apprehensions have come true. We warned that such actions will not be left without consequences."
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In addition to U.S. Navy warships, U.S. Air Force B-1 bombers also took part in strikes against Assad government in Syria: officials
Syria says joint attack 'flagrant violation,' 'doomed to fail'
Syrian capital Damascus all quiet after an hour of strikes by US Britain and France on Syria
Gen. Dunford: Russian guns and missiles remained silent during US, UK, French strikes, said only response came from Syrian military who fired some surface-to-air missiles to no effect
4 year ago
CNN: At least one US warship in the Red Sea took part in the strikes
Unconfirmed reports from Hezbollah sources that all missile operators in the Hermel area have been ordered to their sites. Special Forces infantry in the south have reportedly been mobilized to their positions in anticipation of an escalation of hostilities with Israel.
Here's @JustinTrudeau statement on the Syria attacks tonight.4 year ago
Here's @JustinTrudeau statement on the Syria attacks tonight.
4 year ago
Russian Foreign Minister: The strikes came at right opportunity to achieve peace in Syria
4 year ago
MPs of Russian State Duma call for the convening of an emergency session of the United Nations General Assembly
4 year ago
Russian Foreign Ministry: Western media bears part of responsibility for strikes
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Syria strikes included: -TLAMs from 3 destroyers: Porter, Cook and Higgins. French Mirages, British Tornados, US B1 bombers (According to a US official)
Coalition: To people of Rukban and the 55km, this morning the coalition and its partners conducted a military air strike operation. We are not at war with Regime. If anyone attacks regime u will not be supported by the coalition forces.
Pro- government Media broadcasts live from the Umayyad Square Which is surrounded by several sensitive military sites that could be targets for missile strikes
Sen. John McCain issued a statement praising President Trump's decision to strike Syria as punishment for the chemical weapons attack. But McCain also called on Trump to set a "comprehensive strategy" in both Syria and the Middle East.
Footage showing the government and Russia-n Jets broke through the sound barrier over Dumair and Ruhaibah and the E. Qalamoun, panic among civilians in these towns
4 year ago
Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has welcomed the strikes saying "the world is united in its disgust for any use of chemical weapons, but especially against civilians"
Footage near Homs, shot earlier this morning, shows what looks like a missile in distance. Sound of jets could be @RoyalAirForce Tornados which @DefenceHQ reported to have struck targets in area.
French military says Mirage and Rafale fighter jets involved in Syria air strikes along with four frigate warships -French presidency source
4 year ago
Russian Defense Ministry: Our air defense systems have not addressed rocket attacks on Syria
Iran's Revolutionary Guard: The United States bears the consequences of the Western strike in Syria
4 year ago
Turkey: We welcome the Western strikes on the Syrian government in response to the chemical attack in Duma
Russian Defense Ministry: Al-Dumayr Airport in the countryside of Damascus was attacked with 12 cruise missiles, all were intercepted.
Iran's IRGC warned US to "wait for the repercussions of its attack on Syria"
IRGC Deputy Top Commander says the Saturday offensive "gave the Resistance Front a more open hand for showing reaction to such moves by the US and its allies".
French presidential sources: French strikes in Syria are over but the army is ready to intervene when needed
4 year ago
Azerbaijan accused Armenia of 91 bombardments per day
4 year ago
British Defense Minister: The strikes will have a significant impact on what the Syrian government can do in the future
Two USAF Boeing KC-135s (63-7999, 58-001) in flight over southern Tyrrhenian Sea, FL330, heading 150°. In these moments we can track at least 10 USAF tankers over Mediterranean Sea.4 year ago
Two USAF Boeing KC-135s (63-7999, 58-001) in flight over southern Tyrrhenian Sea, FL330, heading 150°. In these moments we can track at least 10 USAF tankers over Mediterranean Sea.
4 year ago
Khamenei: This morning's attack on Syria is a crime. I firmly declare that the Presidents of U.S. and France and British PM committed a major crime. They will gain no benefit; just as they did not while in Iraq, Syria and Afghanistan, over the past years, committing the same criminal acts.
Russia calls emergency session of UN Security Council over Syria strikes
4 year ago
Russian president Putin says the strikes by the U.S. and its allies will exacerbate the humanitarian catastrophe in Syria
French minister of defense tweets video of French @MarineNationale frigate firing a cruise missile at a Syrian government chemical weapons production facility as part of the French-US-UK strikes4 year ago
French minister of defense tweets video of French @MarineNationale frigate firing a cruise missile at a Syrian government chemical weapons production facility as part of the French-US-UK strikes
EU 'will stand with our allies' over Syria strikes: Tusk
France releases declassified national intelligence report outlining evidence of Syria government chemical attacks in Douma
French services have no information to support theory armed groups in Eastern Ghouta would have sought to acquire or possessed chemical weapons
4 year ago
Khamenei: In his speech a few hours ago, the US president said we managed to defeat ISIS in Syria-a blatant, obvious lie.
4 year ago
Khamenei: The U.S. played a major role in creating ISIS, they entered where ISIS was trapped to save them. They raised the wicked creatures [ISIS] with Saudi money, turning them [ISIS] lose on Iraqi and Syrian nations; but, resistance against the US and their agents saved these countries.
4 year ago
Khamenei: A few days ago US pres. said: "US spent $7 trillion in West Asia and hasn't gained a thing." He is right: they didn't gain anything. U.S. should know that in the future, too, no matter how much money they spend, they will definitely not gain anything in this region.
Aftermath of strikes on Scientific Research Facility in Barzeh, NE. of Damascus. Syria
According to Russia's MoD US-UK-FR Syrian Strikes targeted air bases/fields: -Duvali:4 missiles, 4 intercepted (4/4) -Dumeir:12/12 -Blay:18/18 -Shayrat:12/12 -Mezze (unused):9/5 -Homs:16/13 Homs 30 targeted "CW production facilities"(not in use) in Barzah and Jaramana. 7 hit
NATO's North Atlantic Council will convene this afternoon. France, UK and US will brief Allies on actions taken in Syria. SG @jensstoltenberg will hold a press point after the meeting, around 1745 CET.
4 year ago
Khamenei: Undoubtedly, the Palestinians will win over the Zionists and Palestine will be returned to the Palestinian nation.
4 year ago
Khamenei: Resistance against oppression will certainly lead to progress, a clear example of which is the Palestinian nation that was initially a weak nation but— through resistance— has turned into a strong Palestine. The Zionist government feels desperate before the Palestinian nation.
Global chemical warfare watchdog to continue fact-finding mission in Syria
Video showing 3 consecutive raids last night on Scientific Research Facility in Barzeh, NE. of Damascus. Syria
More photos showing extent of damage following strikes on Scientific Research Facility in Barzeh, NE. of Damascus. Syria
4 year ago
Khamenei: I congratulate everyone on this great and unique Eid— the anniversary of the day when Muhammad (s.a.w) was appointed to Prophethood (Mab'ath). The appointment of Muhamad to Prophethood was the climax of Divine mercy upon all humankind.
Jordanian Foreign Minister: We stand absolutely against the use of chemical weapons because it is a humanitarian crime
Cuban FM condemns trilateral aggression as a violation of international law and expresses solidarity with Syria
Syria: some "secondary" targets like Air Defense Bases were also bombed last night by US-UK-France. Pictures from Suwayda province (S. Syria).
4 year ago
Russian foreign minister: Moscow is interested in cooperating with Washington
4 year ago
Ukraine supports U.S, U.K. and France actions in Syria in response to chemical weapons attack in Douma
SyAAF IL-76 YK-ATB from Damascus International Airport to Aleppo just moments ago. 3 other airworthy SyAAF IL-76 were evacuated to Qamishli 3 days ago
Lebanese Foreign Ministry calls attacks on Syria 'outrageous aggression' against state sovereignty
Damascus is shrugging off the US strikes, which turned out to be more limited than feared. People are dancing in the streets, waving Assad's portrait and saying Trump has failed
4 year ago
Turkish Foreign Minister: It was necessary to carry out the military operation in Syria before
Statement by spokesperson of the Syrian Army General Command: Attack started at 3:55am and approximately 110 missiles were fired into Syria.
Statement by spokesperson of the Syrian Army General Command: Attack started at 3:55am and approximately 110 missiles were fired into Syria.
The UN Security Council will meet at 11am in New York in emergency session to discuss the strikes on Syria
4 year ago
4 Palestinians killed in Israeli shelling on eastern Rafah
First images from Mezzeh airbase today in Syria
Photos from SANA indicate this building was destroyed in US/French/UK airstrikes, geolocation by @DragonLadyU2
4 year ago
Hamas condemning strikes against the Assad government
4 year ago
Number of Palestinians killed and wounded as a result of the Israeli tank shelling - Palestinian media
Trump says Syrian attack was `perfectly executed' and couldn't have achieved `a better result. Mission Accomplished.' .
Pentagon releases pictures of cruise missiles used to strike Syria overnight4 year ago
Pentagon releases pictures of cruise missiles used to strike Syria overnight
@DeptofDefense video of missiles launched as part of Syria airstrikes4 year ago
@DeptofDefense video of missiles launched as part of Syria airstrikes
Pentagon also denies claims that its missiles were intercepted
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