The US, France and Britain launched 105 missiles against Syria on Saturday, targeting three sites they said were linked to a chemical weapons programme. Lawmakers backed action in Iraq in 2014, and again in Syria in 2015, strictly limiting strikes in both countries to targets of the Islamic State jihadist group.
U.S. Marine Lt. Gen. Kenneth F. McKenzie, director of the Joint Staff at the Pentagon, said the allied airstrikes "took out the heart" of Assad's chemical weapons arsenal. "Unfettered access (is) essential", the statement said. The Russian delegation to the OPCW have said that these allegations were groundless and reinforced that Russia has always supported an investigation.
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Four military bases in Syria were bombed on Saturday night, killing Iranian soldiers in a follow up strike on the heels of the earlier allied attack. At an 11 a.m. Security Council meeting Saturday, U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres urged nations "to show restraint in these unsafe circumstances and to avoid any acts that could escalate matters and worsen the suffering of the Syrian people".
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Hannity, an outspoken Trump supporter who has repeatedly slammed the FBI's raid on Cohen's office, hotel and computers, first responded on Twitter, saying Cohen had "never represented me in any matter", but the two had "occasionally brief discussions" on unidentified legal issues.
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Speaking to George Stephanopoulos at his Virginia home, Comey doubled down on his take of Trump being a volatile, immoral, mob boss of a leader who has no regard for law or order. The Republican National Committee already has launched an offensive against the book, challenging the former director's credibility with a feature on its website titled "Lyin Comey".
The Times and The Washington Post took the national reporting award for their coverage of the investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 USA presidential race and contacts between President Donald Trump's campaign and Russian officials.
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Under the War Powers Resolution, the president must keep Congress informed of such actions. Syria joined the OPCW, the organization tasked with monitoring adherence to the 1997 convention, in 2013 after a sarin gas attack that killed hundreds of people in Ghouta.
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French President Emmanuel Macron said on Sunday that he persuaded Trump to leave USA troops in Syria . "I assure you, we have convinced him that it is necessary to stay for the long-term", Macron told veteran journalists Jean-Jacques Bourdin and Edwy Plenel.
The sanctions are created to hit Russian Federation for its support for the Assad government after last week's apparent chemical attack on Syrian civilians. strikes in the wake of a sarin attack in the rebel-held Eastern Ghouta suburbs of Damascus on August 21, 2013 that reportedly killed more than 1,400 civilians.
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British law does not require the government to seek parliamentary approval before going to war, but the country remains haunted by its lead role in Iraq. Deploying the armed forces is a prerogative power, meaning the prime minister can launch action without backing from MPs. Former Prime Minister David Cameron lost a parliamentary vote on air strikes against Mr Assad's forces in 2013 when 30 Conservative lawmakers voted against action, with many Britons wary of entering another conflict ...
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Thank you for signing up. . The email address you have provided is already registered. While Turkey is cooperating with both Russian Federation and Iran to wind down some of the violence in Syria, Ankara has long demanded that President Bashar al-Assad must go and has backed rebels against him.
Authorities said 46 people - including six police - sought medical help. Later on, the most serious incident of the demonstration so far happened when the passengers of one of the vehicles attacked the protesters as the vehicle drove through the barrier.
But shadow attorney general Baroness Chakrabarti questioned the Government's justification for the air strikes, telling BBC Radio 4's Today programme: "You can't use force under global law just to punish Syria for bad behaviour". May added Britain and its allies had sought to use every diplomatic means to stop the use of chemical weapons, but had been repeatedly thwarted, citing a Russian veto of an independent investigation into the Douma attack at the U.N.
Russia and Iran called the use of force by the U.S. and its French and British allies a "military crime" and 'act of aggression.' The UN Security Council rejected a Russian resolution calling for condemnation of the aggression by the three Western allies.