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  • Attack on Syria launched to upset OPCW probe in Ghouta, says Russian lawmaker

    Date: 2018-04-14 15:45:16 GMT - Russia - Middle East - SN:89 - ID:7349910

    DAMASCUS, April 14 (MENA) - The US-led coalition dealt a strike on Syria with the aim to upset the investigation of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) into an alleged chemical attack in Eastern Ghouta, the coordinator of ....

  • Pentagon says Syria strikes "successfully hit every target"

    Date: 2018-04-14 15:16:59 GMT - USA - Middle East - SN:85 - ID:7349908

    WASHINGTON, April 14 (MENA) - Pentagon spokesperson Dana White said Saturday the US and its allies "successfully hit every target" in airstrikes in Syria overnight, CBS News reported. The US, UK and France launched the strikes in response to the ....

  • Israeli forces kill 4 Palestinians south Gaza Strip

    Date: 2018-04-14 15:09:29 GMT - palestine - Middle East - SN:81 - ID:7349818

    GAZA CITY, April 14 (MENA) - Four Palestinians were killed when Israeli forces targeted a rickshaw with a shell in eastern Rafah south the Gaza Strip, the Palestinian Ministry of Health announced Saturday. In a statement, spokesman for the ....

  • UK opposition leader says airstrikes on Syria ‘legally questionable’

    Date: 2018-04-14 14:37:10 GMT - United Kingdom - Middle East - SN:75 - ID:7349656

    LONDON, April 14 (MENA) – UK opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn condemned the military action, launched by the US, Britain, and France, against Syria, describing it as “legally questionable,” The Telegraph reported on Saturday. Corbyn ....

  • China opposes use of force in Syria; calls for respect of countries' sovereignty

    Date: 2018-04-14 14:22:29 GMT - China - Middle East - SN:68 - ID:7349659

    BEIJING, April 14 (MENA) - China opposes the use of force in international relations and calls for respect for other countries' sovereignty, independence and territorial integrity, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying said ....

  • Russia calls for UN meeting on Syria

    Date: 2018-04-14 14:18:52 GMT - United Kingdom - Middle East - SN:66 - ID:7349808

    LONDON, April 14 (MENA) - Russia on Saturday called for an emergency meeting of the United Nations Security Council in the aftermath of the tripartite coalition airstrikes launched against Syria, CNBC news reported. "Russia convenes an emergency ....

  • Syria forces enter Douma, last holdout in rebel bastion: state media

    Date: 2018-04-14 14:15:40 GMT - Syria - Middle East - SN:64 - ID:7349812

    DAMASCUS, April 14 (MENA) - Syria's internal security forces entered Douma on Saturday, state media reported, saying the final rebel holdout on the edge of Damascus would be secured within "hours," Daily Mail reported. Douma was the last ....

  • ‘Mission Accomplished’- Trump says!

    Date: 2018-04-14 13:58:15 GMT - USA - Middle East - SN:63 - ID:7349755

    WASHINGTON, April 14 (MENA) – US President Donald Trump hailed the joint military action launched against Syria in the wee hours of Saturday morning declaring it as a “mission accomplished.” “A perfectly executed strike last night. Thank you to ....

  • Spanish PM says airstrikes against Syria legitimate and proportionate

    Date: 2018-04-14 13:13:03 GMT - Spain - Middle East - SN:59 - ID:7349643

    MADRID, April 14 (MENA) – Spain voiced Saturday its support to the tripartite airstrikes conducted against Syria early morning. "What has occurred in Syria in recent days goes far beyond the constant violation of cease fires. The response to ....

  • China urges for resolution of Syrian crisis through dialogue: FM

    Date: 2018-04-14 11:50:54 GMT - China - Middle East - SN:52 - ID:7349400

    BEIJING, April 14 (MENA) - China has urged for resolving the Syrian crisis through dialogue, calling on relevant parties to return to the framework of international law. China is convinced that there is no military solution to the Syrian issue ....

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