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Israeli airstrikes target Iranian military installations in Syria

Israeli airstrikes target Iranian military installations in SyriaThe Israeli military on Thursday said it attacked nearly all of Iran's military installations in neighboring Syria in response to an Iranian rocket barrage on Israeli positions in the occupied Golan Heights.



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Syria airstrikes 'had limited impact' on Assad's ability to launch chemical attacks, despite Trump claims

Syria airstrikes 'had limited impact' on Assad's ability to launch chemical attacks, despite Trump claimsUS, British and French missile strikes on Syria had a limited impact on Syrian president Bashar al-Assad’s ability to carry out chemical weapons attacks, US assessments have reportedly shown. Donald Trump tweeted “Mission Accomplished” after the attacks, which members of his administration claimed had struck the heart of the country’s chemical weapons programme. The US, Britain and France destroyed three targets tied to Syria’s weapons programme, the most important of which was the Barzah Research and Development Centre.



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James Mattis urged Trump to seek congressional vote for US airstrikes in Syria but was overruled 'because president wanted to be seen acting on his tweets'

James Mattis urged Trump to seek congressional vote for US airstrikes in Syria but was overruled 'because president wanted to be seen acting on his tweets'US defence secretary James Mattis reportedly urged Donald Trump to seek congressional approval for airstrikes on Syria but was overruled by the president, who wanted to be seen as backing up his bellicose tweets with action. Mr Mattis warned an overly aggressive response to an alleged chemical attack in Douma risked igniting wider conflict with Russia and stressed the importance of public support for military campaigns, government officials told the New York Times.



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Satellite Images Show a Research Center in Syria Before and After Airstrikes

Satellite Images Show a Research Center in Syria Before and After AirstrikesThree sites were targeted by a launch of more than 100 missiles



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US warns more airstrikes on Syria possible

US warns more airstrikes on Syria possibleIsrael is closely monitoring the events in Syria in the aftermath of the U.S. airstrikes; David Lee Miller reports from Golan Heights, Israel near the Syrian border.



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Photos: Antiwar activists and Syrians protest U.S.-led airstrikes against Syria

Photos: Antiwar activists and Syrians protest U.S.-led airstrikes against SyriaAntiwar activists and Syrians worldwide demonstrated against the joint U.S., British and French airstrikes launched in Syria Saturday. The missile attack was in response to a suspected chemical attack on civilians by Syrian President Bashar Assad's government. (AP)



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Assessing the damage of the airstrikes in Syria

Assessing the damage of the airstrikes in SyriaCBS News' Seth Doane was the only U.S. network correspondent in Syria on Friday evening when the U.S., France and U.K. fired airstrikes at targets in Syria. Doane was in Damascus on Saturday and witnessed the aftermath.



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Reports of explosions heard in Damascus, Syria as Trump announces airstrikes

Reports of explosions heard in Damascus, Syria as Trump announces airstrikesCBS News foreign correspondent Seth Doane is the only network correspondent inside Damascus, Syria. He reports that as President Trump was speaking, he heard "rumbling" that appeared to be airstrikes.



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U.S., British and French forces launch airstrikes on Syria

U.S., British and French forces launch airstrikes on SyriaU.S., British and French forces struck Syria with more than 100 missiles on Saturday in the first coordinated Western strikes against the Damascus government, targeting what they said were chemical weapons sites in retaliation for a suspected poison gas attack.



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Airstrikes Hit Syria After Suspected Gas Attack, But U.S. Denies Involvement

Airstrikes Hit Syria After Suspected Gas Attack, But U.S. Denies Involvement## TOP STORIES



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