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Jets bomb two hospitals in Syria – medics – 9news.com.au


Aljazeera.com

Jets bomb two hospitals in Syria – medics
9news.com.au
Jets believed to be Russian or Syrian have struck two hospitals in rebel-held Idlib province following several other strikes on medical facilities in northwestern Syria in recent weeks, residents, medical workers and activists say. Rescue workers said
Deadly air strikes target rebel-held Idlib in SyriaAljazeera.com

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Posted on 27 April 2017 | 4:10 pm

Boris Johnson’s foreign policy in Syria is based on wishful thinking – The Independent


The Independent

Boris Johnson's foreign policy in Syria is based on wishful thinking
The Independent
There is nothing surprising in Boris Johnson saying that it would be difficult for the UK not to join US military action in Syria against President Bashar al-Assad's forces in response to a chemical weapons attack. Since World War II British
Johnson: Difficult to say 'no' to Syria strikeBBC News
Boris Johnson says UK likely to strike Syria if asked by USABC News
UK could bomb Syria without backing from MPsSky News
Reuters –The Guardian –Vanity Fair –The Sun
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Posted on 27 April 2017 | 3:13 pm

Book excerpt: Looking at how Putin intervened successfully … – Foreign Policy (blog)


Foreign Policy (blog)

Book excerpt: Looking at how Putin intervened successfully …
Foreign Policy (blog)
The risk of an escalation increased in late September of 2015 when the unpredictable Russian leader Vladimir Putin suddenly involved his nation in the Syrian conflict on the side of Moscow's long time longtime ally, the embattled Assad regime. Putin
Is Donald Trump About to Launch an Operation in Southern Syria?The National Interest Online
UNICEF Syria Crisis Situation Report March 2017 – Humanitarian ResultsReliefWeb

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Posted on 27 April 2017 | 2:33 pm

Syria enters French election debate – Eyewitness News


Eyewitness News

Syria enters French election debate
Eyewitness News
PARIS – A top aide of far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen raised doubts on Thursday about a French intelligence report accusing Syria's leadership of a toxic gas attack, a position directly opposed by her centrist rival Emmanuel Macron.
Syrian chemical attack bears Assad's signature, France saysLos Angeles Times
Syrian Scientists Made Sarin Used in Chemical Attacks, France ClaimsForeign Policy (blog)
Samples from Syria's deadly sarin attack bear Assad's 'signature,' France saysWashington Post
ABC Online –CNN –ABC News
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Posted on 27 April 2017 | 1:47 pm

Observers: Large explosion rocks Syrian capital – USA TODAY


USA TODAY

Observers: Large explosion rocks Syrian capital
USA TODAY
BEIRUT – A large explosion rocked the Syrian capital early Thursday, followed by a fire near the Damascus airport, Syrian opposition activists and a monitor said. The explosion was heard across the capital, jolting residents awake, the head of the
Explosions Rock Damascus Airport; Syria Blames IsraelNew York Times
Syria blames Israel for Damascus airport blastCNN
Israel blamed for strike on Syrian military installationCBS News
The Drive –BBC News –OregonLive.com
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Posted on 27 April 2017 | 9:40 am

Trump’s Attack on Syria Has Already Been Forgotten – The Atlantic


The Atlantic

Trump's Attack on Syria Has Already Been Forgotten
The Atlantic
I am still too scared by what happened on and after April 6, the day President Trump decided to throw cruise missiles at Syria. The use of military force against another country is a huge legal event. Trump has literally treated this solemn decision

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Posted on 27 April 2017 | 8:00 am

Pentagon gets more flexibility on Iraq, Syria troops – ABC News


Reuters

Pentagon gets more flexibility on Iraq, Syria troops
ABC News
The White House is giving the Pentagon greater flexibility to determine the number of U.S. troops in Iraq and Syria, in another move by President Donald Trump to shift greater power to his military leaders. The decision will give Defense Secretary Jim
Trump gives Pentagon power to reset Iraq, Syria troop limitsReuters
The Pentagon Will Now Get To Decide How Many Troops To Send …BuzzFeed News
Trump gives Pentagon power to decide about US troops limits in Iraq, SyriaPress TV

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Posted on 27 April 2017 | 7:32 am

Florida man accused of fighting for Isis in Syria could face prosecution in US – The Guardian


The Guardian

Florida man accused of fighting for Isis in Syria could face prosecution in US
The Guardian
Not long after arriving in Syria, Kleman told the family he had learned the information that led him there “was all a scam”, according to his mother, and his situation became confusing to his relatives. They said that about 18 months ago, they had
Briton 'who spent two years with so-called Islamic State' in Syria detained in TurkeyITV News

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Posted on 27 April 2017 | 6:46 am

Ivanka Trump Parts Ways With Her Father on Syrian Refugees – New York Times


New York Times

Ivanka Trump Parts Ways With Her Father on Syrian Refugees
New York Times
WASHINGTON — Ivanka Trump, juggling dual roles of White House adviser and daughter of the president, said in an interview aired on Wednesday that the United States might need to admit more refugees from Syria, a pointed public departure from one of …
Ivanka Says U.S. Should Consider Admitting Syrian Refugees, Enraging the MAGA CrowdNew York Magazine
Ivanka Trump calls Syrian refugees a 'global humanitarian crisis'CNN
Ivanka Trump: Allowing Syrian refugees into the US 'has to be part of the discussion'Politico
RT –ABC News –Daily Mail
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Posted on 27 April 2017 | 1:49 am

Pentagon expands rebuke of Turkey over Iraq, Syria strikes – Washington Post


Washington Post

Pentagon expands rebuke of Turkey over Iraq, Syria strikes
Washington Post
The Turkish government gave the United States less than an hour's notice before conducting strikes on partner forces in Iraq and Syria, the U.S. military said on Wednesday, stepping up its criticism of airstrikes the United States said endangered
Erdogan shuns West with Syria strikes and more mass detentionsCNN
Russia expresses concern about Turkish airstrikes in Syria, Iraq against Kurdish forcesAMN Al-Masdar News (registration)
Tensions rise after Turkish attack on Syrian KurdsABC News
Reuters –New York Times –Voice of America
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Posted on 26 April 2017 | 9:43 pm

Syria – BingNews

How has the world helped Syria?

A year on from the Supporting Syria conference in London, where world leaders pledged a record $12bn, how much help have the Syrian people received? A year ago today, world leaders met in London to discuss how to help the millions of people affected by …

Posted on 27 April 2017 | 9:31 am

Jets Bomb Two Hospitals in Syria’s Idlib: Medics, Witnesses

AMMAN — Jets believed to be Russian or Syrian hit two hospitals in rebel-held Idlib province on Thursday following several other strikes on medical facilities in northwestern Syria in recent weeks, residents, medical workers and activists said.

Posted on 27 April 2017 | 8:42 am

Russia Calls for Restraint in Syria After Israeli Airstrikes on Hezbollah Arms Hub

The Russian government has called on Israel and other countries to avoid any actions that may escalate tension in Syria, after Israel conducted airstrikes Thursday against an arms supply hub near Damascus International Airport. “All countries need to need …

Posted on 27 April 2017 | 8:24 am

Trump gives Pentagon power to determine U.S. troop levels in Iraq, Syria

This picture taken 26 December 2011 shows the Pentagon building in Washington, DC WASHINGTON– The White House is giving the Pentagon greater flexibility to determine the number of U.S. troops in Iraq and Syria, in another move by President Donald Trump to …

Posted on 27 April 2017 | 8:13 am

Florida man accused of fighting for Isis in Syria could face prosecution in US

When Kary Kleman decided in 2015 to move his family from their home in Dubai to war-torn Syria, he assured relatives back in the US that he had only good intentions. “He said he could not live in a life of luxury knowing what was going on in Syria, and …

Posted on 27 April 2017 | 7:48 am

Israel Blamed for Airstrike on Syria Military Installation Near Damascus

Syrian state media blamed Israel Thursday for an early morning missile attack on a military installation near Damascus that shook the capital from the force of the blasts. Israeli Minister of Intelligence Yisrael Katz would not comment directly but said …

Posted on 27 April 2017 | 6:48 am

Boris Johnson says UK likely to strike Syria if asked by US

LONDON – Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said Thursday that the U.K. will probably join the United States in further military action against Syria if asked to do so, whether or not Parliament gets a vote on it. Johnson said it would be “very difficult to …

Posted on 27 April 2017 | 5:48 am

Syria accuses Israel of strike near Damascus airport

Syria accused Israel of firing several missiles Thursday at a military position near Damascus airport, triggering a huge explosion and prompting a call from regime ally Russia for restraint. Israel has carried out multiple air strikes in Syria since the …

Posted on 27 April 2017 | 12:51 am

Pentagon gets more flexibility on Iraq, Syria troops

The White House is giving the Pentagon greater flexibility to determine the number of U.S. troops in Iraq and Syria, in another move by President Donald Trump to shift greater power to his military leaders. The decision will give Defense Secretary Jim …

Posted on 27 April 2017 | 12:40 am

Syria blames Israel for Damascus airport blast

(CNN)Syria is blaming Israel for alleged missile strikes Thursday near Damascus International Airport. Israel won’t confirm nor deny responsibility for the explosion. But an Israeli government minister said “the incident in Syria” fits Israel’s policy of …

Posted on 27 April 2017 | 12:34 am