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April 10, 2017 - 1:43 pm
BEIRUT (AP) — U.S.-backed Syrian fighters on Monday pushed ahead in their offensive in northern Syria against members of the Islamic State group under the cover of U.S.-led coalition airstrikes, moving closer to a strategic town that is home to the country's largest dam. The latest advance by the...
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April 09, 2017 - 1:58 pm
BEIRUT (AP) — Russia and Iran renewed their support for the Syrian government in a flurry of calls on Sunday, saying last week's U.S. missile strike violated Syrian sovereignty but failed to boost the morale of "terror groups" in Syria. In a phone call with Syrian President Bashar Assad, Iranian...
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Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, left, listens as President Donald Trump speaks during a bilateral meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping at Mar-a-Lago, Friday, April 7, 2017, in Palm Beach, Fla. Trump was meeting again with his Chinese counterpart Friday, with U.S. missile strikes on Syria adding weight to his threat to act unilaterally against the nuclear weapons program of China's ally, North Korea. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
April 08, 2017 - 5:59 pm
PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on developments in the aftermath of U.S. airstrikes against Syria (all times EDT): 5:45 p.m. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says he sees no reason for retaliation from Russia for U.S. missile strikes on a Syrian air base. Russia maintains a close political and...
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This satellite image provided by DigitalGlobe shows an image captured on April 7 of the northwest side of the Shayrat air base in Syria, following U.S. Tomahawk Land Attack Missile strikes on Friday, April 7, 2017 from the USS Ross (DDG 71) and USS Porter (DDG 78). The United States blasted the air base with a barrage of cruise missiles on Friday, April 7, 2017 in fiery retaliation for this week's gruesome chemical weapons attack against civilians. (DigitalGlobe via AP)
April 08, 2017 - 1:58 pm
PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The United States is vowing to keep up the pressure on Syria after the intense nighttime wave of missile strikes from U.S. ships, despite the prospect of escalating Russian ill will that could further inflame one of the world's most vexing conflicts. Standing firm, the Trump...
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This satellite image provided by DigitalGlobe shows an image captured on April 7 of the northwest side of the Shayrat air base in Syria, following U.S. Tomahawk Land Attack Missile strikes on Friday, April 7, 2017 from the USS Ross (DDG 71) and USS Porter (DDG 78). The United States blasted the air base with a barrage of cruise missiles on Friday, April 7, 2017 in fiery retaliation for this week's gruesome chemical weapons attack against civilians. (DigitalGlobe via AP)
April 08, 2017 - 5:02 am
PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The United States is vowing to keep up the pressure on Syria after the intense nighttime wave of missile strikes from U.S. ships, despite the prospect of escalating Russian ill will that could further inflame one of the world's most vexing conflicts. Standing firm, the Trump...
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FILE - In this April 6, 2017, file photo President Donald Trump speaks at Mar-a-Lago in Palm Beach, Fla. After President Donald Trump’s election victory, the United States and Russia appeared headed toward their smoothest ties in decades. Not anymore. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
April 07, 2017 - 7:15 pm
PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The United States vowed Friday to keep the pressure on Syria after the intense nighttime wave of missile strikes from U.S. ships, despite the prospect of escalating Russian ill will that could further inflame one of the world's most vexing conflicts. Standing firm, the Trump...
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In this image provided by the White House, President Donald Trump receives a briefing on the Syria military strike from his National Security team after the strike at Mar-a-Lago in Palm Beach, Fla., Thursday night, April 6, 2017. (White House via AP)
April 07, 2017 - 6:11 pm
PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The United States vowed Friday to keep the pressure on Syria after the intense nighttime wave of missile strikes from U.S. ships, despite the prospect of escalating Russian ill will that could further inflame one of the world's most vexing conflicts. Standing firm, the Trump...
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Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, left, listens as President Donald Trump speaks during a bilateral meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping at Mar-a-Lago, Friday, April 7, 2017, in Palm Beach, Fla. Trump was meeting again with his Chinese counterpart Friday, with U.S. missile strikes on Syria adding weight to his threat to act unilaterally against the nuclear weapons program of China's ally, North Korea. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
April 07, 2017 - 4:55 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on events in Syria (all times EDT): 4:45 p.m. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says Russia's response to the U.S. attack on Syria shows it continues to support Syrian President Bashar Assad. Tillerson calls the reaction "very disappointing" but "not all that surprising...
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FILE - In this April 3, 2017, file photo Russian President Vladimir Putin pauses as he speaks during a news conference at Konstantin palace in St.Petersburg, Russia. After President Donald Trump’s election victory, the United States and Russia appeared headed toward their smoothest ties in decades. Not anymore. (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky, Pool, File)
April 07, 2017 - 4:45 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — After President Donald Trump's election victory, the United States and Russia appeared headed toward their smoothest ties in decades. Not anymore. The former Cold War adversaries are once again spiraling into confrontation, punctuated by a U.S. attack on a military base controlled...
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The United Nations Security Council holds a meeting on the situation in Syria, Friday, April 7, 2017, at United Nations headquarters. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
April 07, 2017 - 4:14 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on events in Syria (all times EDT): 4 p.m. Syria's deputy U.N. ambassador is calling Thursday's U.S. missile strikes against a Syrian air base a "barbaric, flagrant act of aggression" that will embolden "terrorist groups" to use chemical weapons in the future. Mounzer...
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