Map. History of Middle East conflict

19 Septembrie 2018
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UK Prime Minister Theresa May is expected to call for an emergency debate in Parliament and will say the strikes in Syria were in Britain's national interest and to "alleviate further humanitarian suffering caused by chemical weapons attacks"
Russian navy amphibious ship MINSK (127) in the Strait of Gibraltar yesterday5 lună înapoi
Russian navy amphibious ship MINSK (127) in the Strait of Gibraltar yesterday
Putin speaks with Iran's President Rouhani following US, UK and French missile strike in Syria5 lună înapoi
Putin speaks with Iran's President Rouhani following US, UK and French missile strike in Syria
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Syrian Army and it's allies took control of Al Jin mountain in South Hama Countryside.
US to hit Russia with new sanctions over Syria
U.S troops patrolling in Manbij countryside.5 lună înapoi
U.S troops patrolling in Manbij countryside.
Explosion in middle of Kirkuk city, Iraq, kills 1 civilian and injures 5. Turkmon leader was target of attack but escaped.
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Turkey says its air force has killed PKK leader in north Iraq.
S. Damascus: dozens of armours and vehicles gathered N. of Yarmouk Camp for upcoming Offensive vs ISIS-held areas. Both sides exchanged artillery fire.
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Intense clashes between Islamist rebels Hayat Tahrir a-Sham (Nusra) and the Syrian Liberation Front across Idlib today after HTS launched an attack on towns under control of the SLF.
Journalist Maxim Borodin, who first wrote about the death of members of the PMC Wagner in Syria, died after falling from the window
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Assad's children visited Crimean holiday camp, Russian lawmaker says
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U.S. troops not leaving Syria until goals accomplished: Haley
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Afghan territorial army will soon be mobilized to help maintain security in insecure areas across the country on a presidential decree
White House Press Secretary Sanders says coalition forces "100% met their objectives" in Syria. "They also sent a strong message to Syria, to Russia, to Iran, that when this president has a red line, he will enforce it"
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New Western Syria strikes would spark 'chaos': Putin tells Rohani
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Salim village in N Homs is under govt control.
SE. Hama: main areas of clashes following NDF and SSNP-led assault on Rebel-held pocket aiming to capture W. Salamiyah countryside.5 lună înapoi
SE. Hama: main areas of clashes following NDF and SSNP-led assault on Rebel-held pocket aiming to capture W. Salamiyah countryside.
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UN Representative of the United States Haley: We will not withdraw from Syria until our goal is reached.
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Khamenei: Thanks to the assistance and aid provided, as well as the courage of the Syrian forces, the resistance front managed to win over and defeat the militants created by the US, the Westerners, and their mercenaries such as the Saudis.
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Khamenei: The reason for Iran's presence in Syria and in West Asia was to aid the resistance against oppression.
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Khamenei: That it is said that the Islamic Republic of Iran seeks expansion is a false statement, a flat out lie. The great, developed, and united Iran does not desire expansion in the region nor in any part of the world.
It's propaganda
Isis claims to have killed 7 Egyptian Army soldiers and wounded at least 20 of them in the heart of Sinai peninsula today. Militants also claim to have destroyed an Egyptian Army M60 tank and an armored vehicle using 2 IED near Al-Rafah a week ago.
Syria: damage assessment for 2 sites close to Lebanon border and allegedly linked to Chemical Program which were bombed by US-UK-France,  @warsmonitoring.5 lună înapoi
Syria: damage assessment for 2 sites close to Lebanon border and allegedly linked to Chemical Program which were bombed by US-UK-France, @warsmonitoring.
Turkish Air Force drone UAV 20,000ft on the border with Iran TCS185 lună înapoi
Turkish Air Force drone UAV 20,000ft on the border with Iran TCS18
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Khamenei: For an Islamic country like Saudi it's no honor that the current president of the United States describes them, in his presidential campaigns, as "milking cows." There is nothing more humiliating than this: they receive money from a country then describe them in such a manner.
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[email protected]: 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." I knew they would seize on this but felt it is such a great Military term, it should be brought back. Use often.
Baluch activists in Iran reported, directly shooting of Iranian security forces lead to death of 4 civilians including 3 years old girl. I
Heavy shelling on Homs and Hama countryside today. 28 barbaric airstrikes followed by artillery shelling on civilian homes in Almajdal and IzAlden. WhiteHelmets teams are working on an urgent response to evacuate the injured from the target areas.5 lună înapoi
Heavy shelling on Homs and Hama countryside today. 28 barbaric airstrikes followed by artillery shelling on civilian homes in Almajdal and IzAlden. WhiteHelmets teams are working on an urgent response to evacuate the injured from the target areas.
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Johnson: Contact with the Russians have not been good but there have been discussions at the P5 level. When it came to this particular action, we made it clear to Russia what we were trying to achieve and what we were not trying to achieve. It is a deranged suggestion to say that Britain was involved in the Salisbury incident and the attack in Douma
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Johnson about Western attack on Syria: It was important, in the very strange relations post-Salisbury, to send a signal about the use of chemical weapons
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Boris Johnson: I think it's important to understand the limits of these (chemical) strikes. It won't turn the tide of the war in Syria. We can hope that it will encourage Russia to bring forward Assad to the UN in Geneva
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Boris Johnson: People around the world are saying enough to the use of chemical weapons the UK, France and America have stepped forward to vindicate that
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British Foreign Minister Boris Johnson says will continue to put pressure on the Syrian government leader Assad to come to the negotiating table
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Corbyn calls legal basis for Syria strikes questionable
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Scotland's First Minister @NicolaSturgeon calls for a full Parliamentary debate following the Syria
Palestinian hold protest in Ramallah yesterday against the US led air strikes and in support of Syria5 lună înapoi
Palestinian hold protest in Ramallah yesterday against the US led air strikes and in support of Syria
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Israeli army spokesperson says overnight 5th tunnel destroyed in Gaza in last 5 months. It was part of a network of tunnels that penetrated into Israel
Israeli Israeli army destroys a tunnel which was dug underneath the border with Gaza and ended up inside Israel; 5th tunnel that is discovered and destroyed in recent months using new technology (Israeli army video)5 lună înapoi
Israeli Israeli army destroys a tunnel which was dug underneath the border with Gaza and ended up inside Israel; 5th tunnel that is discovered and destroyed in recent months using new technology (Israeli army video)
People in the Iraqi city of Basra protest against trilateral airstrikes by US, UK and France on Syrian government targets.
Satellite photos show Syrian site flattened after US-led strikes. It is reported to have been the center of Syrian research, development, production and testing of chemical and biological warfare technology.
More reinforcements coming to South Damascus.
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Azerbaijan accused Armenia of 87 bombardments per day
Residents of Maarat al-Numan are hiding indoors, afraid to step out due to exchanges in mortar fire and machine-gun fire between HTS and the Syrian Liberation Front. Many of those in the town were recently displaced from Ghouta.
@USTreasury OFAC/SDN listed Oboronlogistika's Russia flag, Murmansk registered cargo vessel Pizhma transits Bosphorus en route to Tartus Syria. Last summer, Pizhma was outfitted to carry nuclear waste and did @mod_russia deliveries in Arctic and Kuril islands5 lună înapoi
@USTreasury OFAC/SDN listed Oboronlogistika's Russia flag, Murmansk registered cargo vessel Pizhma transits Bosphorus en route to Tartus Syria. Last summer, Pizhma was outfitted to carry nuclear waste and did @mod_russia deliveries in Arctic and Kuril islands
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Hezbollah is denying reports about strikes on base in South Aleppo. Says it’s war propaganda to “boost morale after failed night strikes”
Turkish media: explosions in areas controlled by the government forces in Deir al-Zour
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Casualties as result of explosion at Iranian base at Azzan mount in South Aleppo
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Erdogan said in a telephone conversation with Putin on the need to work together to reduce tension in Syria and the continuation of work on a political solution
Unknown warplanes flying over Syrian allied forces bases in Aleppo, Syria.
Massive explosions heard near an Iranian weapon store in Azan mount southern Aleppo - Reports
Syrian army declares Ghouta rebel enclave fully retaken
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UN Security council fails to adopt Russian resolution on Syria
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CSTO convened "emergency" meeting in Moscow today in response to US-UK-French missile attacks against Syria.
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US believes sarin and chlorine used in Syria's Douma, according to official
.@USUN Ambassador Nikki Haley: This is our fifth UNSC meeting in the past week to address the situation in Syria. A week has gone by in which we've talked the time for talk ended last night. We are here today because three permanent members of the UNSC acted.5 lună înapoi
[email protected] Ambassador Nikki Haley: This is our fifth UNSC meeting in the past week to address the situation in Syria. A week has gone by in which we've talked the time for talk ended last night. We are here today because three permanent members of the UNSC acted.
NATO: This operation will restrict Syria's use of chemical weapons
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Downing Street says Theresa May, Donald Trump and Emmanuel Macron agreed the military strikes in Syria "had been a success" during telephone conversations this afternoon
Big protests in Armenia against Serzh Sargsyan extending his rule: after 10 years as president,   nominated to become PM with no term limits5 lună înapoi
Big protests in Armenia against Serzh Sargsyan extending his rule: after 10 years as president, nominated to become PM with no term limits
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Tusk: Phone call with PM @theresa_may to discuss Syria. We have a shared assessment of the situation
Houthis: Strike on Syria 'clear support for usurper Zionist government'
Iran's Rouhani says Syria strike to lead to more destruction: Tasnim
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Four Palestinian militants dead in Gaza blast
Here's the graphic the DoD is using to show the US, UK and French assets used to in airstrikes in Syria last night. The B-1 graphic is shown being escorted by F-22s, it looks like. Both are currently deployed at Al Udeid Air Base in Qatar.
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Afghan president Ghani invites Taliban to contest October 20 elections
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'Bombs won't save lives' in Syria, opposition leader Corbyn tells UK PM May
Lebanon's President @General_Aoun and Defense Minister @yacoubriadsaraf criticized USA "aggression" on Syria, said it impedes political solution, BOTH rejected the use of the Lebanese airspace to attack Syria
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Downing Street has published a document setting out why it says military action against the Syrian government was legal stating it has met three conditions permitted under international law
Somali president @M_Farmaajo has arrived in Saudi to attend Arab League summit in Riyadh
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Lavrov: The three countries have not provided evidence of the use of chemical weapons in Syria
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Pentagon's LTG Frank McKenzie: 2 B1 bombers employed 19 standoff missiles. British Tornados and Typhoons fires 8 Stormshadow missiles. French Rafel and Mirage jets fired 9 Scout missiles: "overwhelmed Syrian air defense."
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USS Higgins, guided missile destroyer, launched Tomahawks from Persian Gulf into Syria as well: Pentagon
Location of Him Shinshar CW storage site hit during last nights US cruise missile strikes5 lună înapoi
Location of "Him Shinshar CW storage site" hit during last nights US cruise missile strikes
Location of 2nd site west of Homs: Him Shinshar CW Bunker  h/t @obretix  satellite picture from 17-03-20185 lună înapoi
Location of 2nd site west of Homs: "Him Shinshar CW Bunker" h/t @obretix satellite picture from 17-03-2018
The evacuation of Jaysh al-Islam from Douma to Jarabulus ends after the departure of the last group of militants. The Syrian police enters the city.
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Pentagon spox ends by reiterating Mattis' comment from last night about a disinformation campaign. Says there has been "a 2000% increase in Russian trolls over past 24 hours."
Pentagon says 105 weapons were deployed against 3 targets in Syria: By comparison, this strike was double the size of the last strike in April 2017.5 lună înapoi
Pentagon says 105 weapons were deployed against 3 targets in Syria: "By comparison, this strike was double the size of the last strike in April 2017."
Barzeh, Syria: Russian Agency Ruptly shows the state of the Center for Scientific Research, target of missiles of the Western coalition5 lună înapoi
Barzeh, Syria: Russian Agency Ruptly shows the state of the Center for Scientific Research, target of missiles of the Western coalition
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Pentagon: Assad still retains chemical weapons infrastructure but we hit him hard
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Public comments/Tweets by @POTUS - "It had no effect on military planning" for strikes vs Syria chemical weapons facilities per @thejointstaff Dir LtGen McKenzie
Egypt- army claims foiling large scale ISIS attack on post near al-Qosimah, killing 14 militants, after 4 militants initially detonated suicide vests killing 8 soldiers and wounding 15. This makes the 2nd attack in al-Qosimah in April after a long lull:
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McKenzie confirms the B-1s did employ the JASSM-ER, which has a range of 1,000 km/620 mi. Original JASSM has range of 370 km/230 mi.
Pentagon releases first images of USS Monterey (CG-61) a guided-missile cruiser launching Tomahawks into Syria from the Red Sea5 lună înapoi
Pentagon releases first images of USS Monterey (CG-61) a guided-missile cruiser launching Tomahawks into Syria from the Red Sea
French navy follows suit with image of cruise missile being launched from a French frigate5 lună înapoi
French navy follows suit with image of cruise missile being launched from a French frigate
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Lt. Gen. Mckenzie says "none of our aircraft or missiles in this operation were successfully engaged" by Syrian surface to air missiles
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US Tomahawk launch count: Cruiser Monterey: 30; Destroyer Laboon: 7; Destroyer Higgins: 23; Submarine John Warner: 6
Unless these sites were struck by the French and/or British op this Pentagon map suggest Masyaf and Jomrayah were not targeted Syria5 lună înapoi
Unless these sites were struck by the French and/or British op this Pentagon map suggest Masyaf and Jomrayah were not targeted Syria
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US submarine John Warner launched Tomahawks into Syria: Pentagon
Satellitary images show the effects of the airstrike conducted by the US, France and UK on Assad positions: - Barzah Research and Development Centre. -  CW Bunker. - CW Storage site.5 lună înapoi
Satellitary images show the effects of the airstrike conducted by the US, France and UK on Assad positions: - Barzah Research and Development Centre. - CW Bunker. - CW Storage site.
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Pentagon also denies claims that its missiles were intercepted
@DeptofDefense video of missiles launched as part of Syria airstrikes5 lună înapoi
@DeptofDefense video of missiles launched as part of Syria airstrikes
Pentagon releases pictures of cruise missiles used to strike Syria overnight5 lună înapoi
Pentagon releases pictures of cruise missiles used to strike Syria overnight
Trump says Syrian attack was `perfectly executed' and couldn't have achieved `a better result. Mission Accomplished.' .
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Number of Palestinians killed and wounded as a result of the Israeli tank shelling - Palestinian media
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Hamas condemning strikes against the Assad government
Photos from SANA indicate this building was destroyed in US/French/UK airstrikes, geolocation by @DragonLadyU2
First images from Mezzeh airbase today in Syria5 lună înapoi
First images from Mezzeh airbase today in Syria
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4 Palestinians killed in Israeli shelling on eastern Rafah
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The UN Security Council will meet at 11am in New York in emergency session to discuss the strikes on Syria
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.
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Turkish Foreign Minister: It was necessary to carry out the military operation in Syria before
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
Lebanese Foreign Ministry calls attacks on Syria 'outrageous aggression' against state sovereignty
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
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Ukraine supports U.S, U.K. and France actions in Syria in response to chemical weapons attack in Douma
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Russian foreign minister: Moscow is interested in cooperating with Washington
Syria: some secondary targets like Air Defense Bases were also bombed last night by US-UK-France. Pictures from Suwayda province (S. Syria).5 lună înapoi
Syria: some "secondary" targets like Air Defense Bases were also bombed last night by US-UK-France. Pictures from Suwayda province (S. Syria).
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Cuban FM condemns trilateral aggression as a violation of international law and expresses solidarity with Syria
Jordanian Foreign Minister: We stand absolutely against the use of chemical weapons because it is a humanitarian crime
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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.
More photos showing extent of damage following strikes on Scientific Research Facility in Barzeh, NE. of Damascus. Syria
Video showing 3 consecutive raids last night on Scientific Research Facility in Barzeh, NE. of Damascus. Syria
Global chemical warfare watchdog to continue fact-finding mission in Syria
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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.
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Khamenei: Undoubtedly, the Palestinians will win over the Zionists and Palestine will be returned to the Palestinian nation.
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.
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 hit5 lună înapoi
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
Aftermath of strikes on Scientific Research Facility in Barzeh, NE. of Damascus. Syria
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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.
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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.
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Khamenei: In his speech a few hours ago, the US president said we managed to defeat ISIS in Syria-a blatant, obvious lie.
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French services have no information to support theory armed groups in Eastern Ghouta would have sought to acquire or possessed chemical weapons
France releases declassified national intelligence report outlining evidence of Syria government chemical attacks in Douma
EU 'will stand with our allies' over Syria strikes: Tusk5 lună înapoi
EU 'will stand with our allies' over Syria strikes: Tusk
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 strikes5 lună înapoi
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
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Russian president Putin says the strikes by the U.S. and its allies will exacerbate the humanitarian catastrophe in Syria
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Russia calls emergency session of UN Security Council over Syria strikes
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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.
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.5 lună înapoi
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.
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British Defense Minister: The strikes will have a significant impact on what the Syrian government can do in the future
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Azerbaijan accused Armenia of 91 bombardments per day
French presidential sources: French strikes in Syria are over but the army is ready to intervene when needed
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".
Iran's IRGC warned US to "wait for the repercussions of its attack on Syria"
Russian Defense Ministry: Al-Dumayr Airport in the countryside of Damascus was attacked with 12 cruise missiles, all were intercepted.
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Turkey: We welcome the Western strikes on the Syrian government in response to the chemical attack in Duma
Iran's Revolutionary Guard: The United States bears the consequences of the Western strike in Syria
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Russian Defense Ministry: Our air defense systems have not addressed rocket attacks on Syria
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French military says Mirage and Rafale fighter jets involved in Syria air strikes along with four frigate warships -French presidency source
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.5 lună înapoi
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.
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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 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
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.
Pro- government Media broadcasts live from the Umayyad Square Which is surrounded by several sensitive military sites that could be targets for missile strikes
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.5 lună înapoi
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.
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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)
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Russian Foreign Ministry: Western media bears part of responsibility for strikes
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MPs of Russian State Duma call for the convening of an emergency session of the United Nations General Assembly
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Russian Foreign Minister: The strikes came at right opportunity to achieve peace in Syria
Here's @JustinTrudeau statement on the Syria attacks tonight.5 lună înapoi
Here's @JustinTrudeau statement on the Syria attacks tonight.
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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.
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CNN: At least one US warship in the Red Sea took part in the strikes
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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
Syrian capital Damascus all quiet after an hour of strikes by US Britain and France on Syria
Syria says joint attack 'flagrant violation,' 'doomed to fail'
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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
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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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
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"
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US defense officials say about 100-120 missiles launched by US against Syria government chemical weapon targets
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Mattis: We expect a disinformation campaign from Russia.
Syrian presidency tweets "Good souls will not be humiliated" after airstrikes by US, UK, France.
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Mattis: Expect full 'disinformation' campaign from Syria, Russia and/or Iran following US, UK, French strikes
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Pentagon: We are confident that chlorine has been used and we do not rule out sarin yet
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SecDef Mattis said today's strike against the government used "double the amount of weapons" compared to the April 2017 strike
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Dunford: we didn't clear any targets with the Russian. Deconflicted airspace with the Russians. Done through normal channels in Qatar
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Chairman of the Joint Chiefs Gen. Dunford: "We specifically identified the targets to mitigate the risk of Russian forces being involved"
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Mattis says he became confident in the evidence yesterday, after he testified that they were still searching for evidence.
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Pentagon: We have not coordinated with the Russians on these operations
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Pentagon: We have not received any reports yet of any losses as a result of the first operations
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Mattis: US, UK, French strikes are "one-time shot" in Syria, unless Assad continues to use chemical weapons
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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: "Right now, this is a one time shot." Says he believes Assad will get the message and be deterred from doing this again.
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Dunford: Targets stuck and destroyed were part of the Syrian government's chemical weapons program
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.5 lună înapoi
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."
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The US defense secretary says Assad's government will be punished as well as ISIS
Missiles striking Syria launched from Qatar's Al-Udeid Badr: Al Mayadeen
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"What you've seen tonight is not the end of the US response..it's not over" US official tells
Witnesses from Damascus: a third wave of rockets fall on areas in the Syrian capital
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
CNN is reporting explosions in Aleppo too. The Republican Guard is hit.
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Shadow missiles used against military facility 15 miles west of Homs, believed to be site of chemical weapon precursors - UK Defence Ministry
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MoD four RAC Tornado GR4s launched Storm Shadow missiles at a military facility – a former missile base – fifteen miles west of Homs minutes ago
British Ministry of Defense: 4 Tornado participated in the raids
Local Sources: the US airstrikes targeted Hezbollah headquarters in Quseir, countryside of Homs
Another explosion in Syria5 lună înapoi
Another explosion in Syria
Israeli intelligence shared intelligence on targets to identify and strike in Syria tonight. - Fox News
U.S strike began on Syria
@FoxNews reporting that B-1 bombers are involved in ongoing Syria Strikes.
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Macron says he ordered the French army to intervene in Syria
Strikes targeted Republican Guard objects at Mount Qassion
Al-Domair airfield was bombed by missile
Explosion at Scientific Research in Barzeh
NOTAM and navigation warnings in force around Cyprus for Sat 14th April5 lună înapoi
NOTAM and navigation warnings in force around Cyprus for Sat 14th April
Residents in Lebanon report hearing explosions on the Syrian side of the border, indicating that multiple targets are under attack - Sky News Arabia
Local Sources: Damascus airport is completely destroyed and the fires could be seen from everywhere
Mezzeh Military Airport has been attacked by the US airstrikes on Syria
[email protected]'s @barbarastarrcnn has confirmed that manned aircraft and ship-launched Tomahawk missiles were used in the attack.
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
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British PM says no alternative to use of force in Syria
Theresa May confirms that Britain were involved in the strike5 lună înapoi
Theresa May confirms that Britain were involved in the strike
Syrian media saying Barzeh hit.
Reports coming out of strikes vs Jemraya District, Damascus. Jemraya is where the Scientific Studies and Research Centre is located
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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."
Facebook live video that was showing what seems to be the aftermath of an explosion in Damascus.
Pro-government "Damascus Now" outlet claiming strikes are hitting areas around the capital. Syria
Syrian air-defenses are defending the sky of Damascus
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Pentagon: There will be a press briefing at 10 p.m. EDT, tonight, April 13, in the Pentagon Briefing Room on operations in Syria
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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."
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."
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?"
Damascus: Weapons are being shot Into the Air trying to shoot down rockets or something else
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[email protected]: "We are prepared to sustain this response until the Syrian government stops its use of prohibited chemical agents."
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).
"Russia must decide if it will continue down this dark path or if it will join with civilized nations" per @POTUS
Putin promised the world in 2013 Russia would guarantee the elimination of Syria's chemical weapons, notes @POTUS.
Syrian air-defenses are active as big explosions heard in Damascus
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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."
President Trump orders strikes on Syrian targets following last week's suspected chemical weapons attack in Douma, Syria.
Precision strikes ordered on chemical weapons sites in Syria and attack underway with UK and France, says @POTUS.
Sounds of explosions can be clearly heard in Eastern Damascus
President Trump has approved U.S. military strikes in Syria: administration official
US administration official confirmed that a decision to strike Syria has been taken.
Trump is expected to make a statement about Syria in 30 minutes. Press Pool at @WhiteHouse is being told to gather.
"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."
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
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