Syria

  by Will Racke President Donald Trump’s administration will withdraw funding for aid programs in northwestern Syria, according to reports from administration officials. The funding cuts are to the State Department’s “stabilization” programs in northwestern Syria, reported CBS News, citing administration officials. The programs include countering violent extremism, supporting independent media, as well as strengthening local
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The U.S. State Department said Tuesday that they, along with several allies, are launching operations to secure borders with Syria and liberate ISIS strongholds in the country. “The United States, the Global Coalition, and local partners, including the Syrian Democratic Forces, are launching operations to liberate the final ISIS strongholds in Syria,” State Department
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The UK Daily Mail reports that two Russian warships filled with military equipment—including BTR-80 tanks, high-speed patrol boats, and a Pelena-1 bomb radar system—have been sighted en route to Syria following Friday’s airstrikes on Syrian targets by the United States and its allies. The Daily Mail provided photographs of the Russian ships as they passed
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by Ian Hanchett16 Apr 20180 16 Apr, 201816 Apr, 2018 On Monday’s “Hugh Hewitt Show,” Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) responded to the strikes on Syria by saying it was “an underwhelming response.” Graham also said there isn’t “a strategy about why Syria matters. It seems like we’re willing to give to the Russians and the
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by Trent Baker14 Apr 20180 14 Apr, 201814 Apr, 2018 Saturday’s “AM Joy” on MSNBC opened with host Joy Reid discussing the week’s events, including Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein reportedly preparing to be fired, the upcoming release of former FBI Director Jim Comey’s book, special counsel Bob Mueller’s Michael Cohen raid and the military strikes
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Sebastian Gorka joined SiriusXM host Rebecca Mansour and special guest host John Carney on Friday’s Breitbart News Tonight to discuss President Donald Trump’s strategy in ordering missile strikes on Syria. Gorka described the military operations as a “surgical” and “very quick strike.” Gorka added that the strikes were “meant to send a message [to] Bashar al-Assad,
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Mikhail Klimentyev, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP by Aaron Klein14 Apr 20180 14 Apr, 201814 Apr, 2018 TEL AVIV — Russian military forces “enable” the Bashar Assad regime in Syria to maintain air superiority, providing Assad with the “total military freedom of action” necessary to carry out offensives against urban areas, according to an intelligence
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Syria’s Ministry of Expatriates and Foreign Affairs vehemently protested targeted airstrikes against Assad regime scientific research centers in Damascus early Saturday morning local time in response to alleged chemical attacks by the regime, blaming them on “western arrogance and hegemony.” The Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA), the official agency of the Assad regime, also published articles
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by Jeff Poor14 Apr 20180 14 Apr, 201814 Apr, 2018 Saturday on Fox News Channel’s “Fox & Friends Weekend,” network contributor Oliver North explained how he saw the Syrian civil war resolving itself in the wake of the American, British and French missile launches on Syria a night earlier. North predicted a “completely different map”
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President Donald Trump declared “mission accomplished” after ordering precision missile strikes in Syria just hours earlier. “A perfectly executed strike last night,” Trump wrote on Twitter. “Could not have had a better result. Mission Accomplished!” The United States military teamed up with forces from Britain and France to strike several targets in Syria, including three
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Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said that whether the United States will launch further attacks against the Syrian regime will depend on whether Syrian President Bashar al-Assad uses chemical weapons again. “That will depend on Mr. Assad,” Mattis said at a Pentagon briefing Friday night, when asked whether there would be more military operations, following U.S.,
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The White House issued a detailed list of the use of chemical weapons in Syria, blaming Bashar al-Assad’s regime for using them against his own people. “The United States assesses with confidence that the Syrian regime used chemical weapons in the eastern Damascus suburb of Duma on April 7, 2018, killing dozens of men, women,
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