Syria arms depot blasts kills 39 – monitor

Syria arms depot blasts kills 39 – monitor

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionRescue workers pulled children from the rubbleAt least 39 people – including 12 children – have been killed in a blast that brought down a building in Syria’s mainly rebel-held north-western province of Idlib, reports say. The building in the Sarmada town is said to have contained…

More than 200 dead in Syria attacks

More than 200 dead in Syria attacks

Image copyright AFP Image caption Images of the aftermath of the attacks were broadcast by state media At least 215 people have died in a series of apparently co-ordinated attacks in south-western Syria, local officials and a monitoring group say. Several suicide bombings struck in and around the government-held city of Suweida – the main…

Trump says Syria strike is coming, but he won’t say when

Trump says Syria strike is coming, but he won’t say when

In this image from video provided by the U.S. Navy, the guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) launches a tomahawk land attack missile in the Mediterranean Sea, Friday, April 7, 2017. Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Ford Williams/U.S. Navy via AP President Donald Trump tweeted on Thursday that the US will strike Syria. But he…

Syria and Russia blame Israel for missile strike on Syrian air base — and Israel isn’t denying it

Syria and Russia blame Israel for missile strike on Syrian air base — and Israel isn’t denying it

The Tayfur, or T-4, military air base near Homs, Syria, was attacked Monday. Google Maps Russia and Syria have blamed Israel for a deadly missile strike on a Syrian airfield. Russia said two Israeli F-15 planes struck the T-4 air base from Lebanese air space; Israel has not commented. Syrian state TV initially suggested that…

150 dead in Syria gas attack, rescuers say

150 dead in Syria gas attack, rescuers say

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Footage on social media purported to show children being treated for the effects of a chemical attack Rescuers and medics say at least 70 people have died in Syria in a suspected gas attack in Douma, the last rebel-held town in Eastern Ghouta. Volunteer rescue force the White Helmets tweeted…

US ‚to stay in Syria until IS defeated’

US ‚to stay in Syria until IS defeated’

Image copyright AFP Image caption US-led coalition forces are deployed in the Kurdish-controlled Syrian town of Manbij US officials say President Trump has been persuaded not to pull the military out of Syria immediately, despite his declaration last week that the US would „be coming out of Syria very soon”. Advisers reportedly convinced him that…

Israel hit Syria ‚nuclear reactor’ in 2007

Israel hit Syria ‚nuclear reactor’ in 2007

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionIsraeli military video footage showing air strike on suspected Syrian nuclear reactor in 2007Israel has for the first time confirmed that it destroyed a suspected nuclear reactor being built in Syria in 2007. The military said fighter jets bombed the al-Kibar facility in Deir al-Zour province, 450km…