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Pentagon denies Syrian media claims of US airstrikes in Syria...
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"At this time, the Department of Defense is not conducting airstrikes in Syria. However, we continue to closely watch the situation and support the ongoing diplomatic efforts to hold those who use chemical weapons, in Syria and otherwise, accountable," said the Pentagon statement.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-04-09 06:56 UTC
Syria Latest: Syrian Monitors Say 14 Killed in Air Base Strike...
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A Syrian war-monitoring group says 14 people, including Iranians, were killed in a missile attack early in the morning on an air base in central Syria. U.S. officials said the United States had not launched any airstrikes on Syria.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-04-09 06:55 UTC
U.S. Officials: Unclear Which Chemical Syria Used in Attack...
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Courtesy of the Syrian American Medical Society President Trump is denouncing a "mindless chemical attack in Syria." But two U.S. officials tell The Daily Beast it's unclear whether an illegal chemical weapon was actually dropped on the Damasc
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-04-09 02:28 UTC
John McCain connects Syria chemical attack with Trump signaling troop withdrawal...
Sen. John McCain on Sunday connected President Trump talking about withdrawing the U.S. military from Syria with a suspected chemical attack.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-04-09 02:25 UTC
Syria 'chemical attack': What we know...
"More than 500 cases - the majority of whom are women and children - were brought to local medical centres with symptoms indicative of exposure to a chemical agent," according to a joint statement issued by the Syrian American Medical Society (SAMS) and the White Helmets.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-04-08 17:41 UTC
Chemical warfare hard to pin down by facts in Douma as in Salisbury...
People are dying, but the provenance of the chemical tools of war has become more a matter of politics than The post Chemical warfare hard to pin down by facts in Douma as in Salisbury appeared first on DEBKAfile .
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-04-08 17:37 UTC
Trump reacts to 'mindless' chemical attack in Syria: 'Big price to pay,' Russia, Iran responsible for backing 'Animal Assad'...
"Many dead, including women and children, in mindless CHEMICAL attack in Syria. Area of atrocity is in lockdown and encircled by Syrian Army, making it completely inaccessible to outside world. President Putin, Russia and Iran are responsible for backing Animal Assad. Big price to pay," Trump said
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-04-08 17:34 UTC
Russia says Syria gas attack reports 'fabricated'...
Russia's Foreign Ministry said on Sunday reports of a gas attack in Syria were bogus and any military action taken based on such
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-04-08 17:32 UTC
Trump calls out Putin over Syria poison gas attack...
Trump calls out Putin over Syria poison gas attack WASHINGTON President Donald Trump Sunday issued a rare direct rebuke of Vladimir Putin, blaming the Russian leader and Iran for making possible a deadly chemical attack against Syrian civilians, allegedly
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-04-08 17:18 UTC
Putin Claims Chemical 'Provocation' Is Planned In Syria...
Russian President Vladimir Putin said he had information that there is a plan to release chemical weapons in Syria and blame it on the Syrian authorities.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-04-08 17:14 UTC
Russia Says 'Chemical Attack' in Syria 'Fake News,' Warns Against Intervention...
False flag designed to 'justify potential military strikes from the outside,' claims Foreign Ministry.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-04-08 17:01 UTC
Soros Organisations Seeking to 'Break Hungary' Ahead of Sunday Election, Says Government...
With Hungarians set to go to the polls on Sunday, a spokesman for the Prime Minister has warned organisations sponsored by billionaire financier George Soros are working to blackmail the country into accepting mass migration.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-04-07 15:50 UTC
China's latest show of military might...
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The Chinese navy has launched a week of live-fire exercises in the South China Sea, in just its latest show of military might. Just days after revealing it had carried out air force drills in the area, the country has launched the sea-based exercises invo
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-04-06 15:55 UTC
Russia to Join U.S.-China South China Sea Face Off After Vietnam Pact...
Russia has agreed to a new military cooperation roadmap with Vietnam which will allow joint military training and maneuvers.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-04-06 15:51 UTC
US imposes new sanctions on Russian oligarchs and government officials...
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The United States will impose sanctions on 38 Russian individuals and entities, including 17 members of the Russian government. The Treasury Department announced the sanctions...
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-04-06 15:28 UTC
Panama recalls ambassador from Venezuela as countries cut commercial ties...
Venezuela has announced it is halting commercial relations with Panamanian officials and firms. The move comes after Panama said Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro was considered at "high risk" for laundering money.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-04-06 06:17 UTC
Trump threatens $100bn in additional US tariffs on China...
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US President Donald Trump has told his officials to consider an additional $100 billion in tariffs against China. A statement released by the White House
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-04-06 06:15 UTC
Trump agrees to keep U.S. troops in Syria for undetermined period of time to defeat ISIS...
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In a meeting with his national security team on Tuesday, Trump reluctantly agreed to keep U.S. troops in Syria for an undetermined period, an official said.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-04-04 14:40 UTC
New investigation reveals how Iran skirted U.S. sanctions...
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Investigators in Bahrain discovered evidence of a corruption scheme by a Persian Gulf bank that secretly aided Iran in skirting international sanctions for more than a ten years, according to the Washington Post.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-04-03 19:48 UTC
Australia 'Looking Into' Specific Cases of Persecution Against South African Farmers...
Australia's Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton says it's "unquestionable" some white South African farmers are being persecuted and his department is looking into specific cases.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-04-03 13:06 UTC
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