war in Syria

Nikki Haley says more anti-Russia sanctions coming

US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said that Washington will announce more sanctions against Russia following the deadly suspected chemical weapons attack in Syria last week.  Haley said the Treasury …

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Putin and Rouhani discuss Western strike on Syria

Russian and Iranian Presidents Vladimir Putin and Hassan Rouhani exchanged views on the current situation in Syria following a missile strike delivered by the United States and its allies, the Kremlin press …

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Oil markets tense after strikes on Syria

Oil fell 1% today as markets opened following western air strikes in Syria over the weekend, while a rise in US drilling for new production also dragged on prices. Brent crude oil futures were at $71.85 per barrel at 0547 GMT, down 73 …

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NATO supports joint airstrikes in Syria

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg on Saturday backed the joint airstrikes carried out by the U.S., U.K. and France in Syria, Albawaba News reports. “I support the actions taken by the United States, the United Kingdom and …

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 Assad must leave, Mevlut Cavusoglu says

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said that Syria must be saved from the regime of President Bashar Assad. According to Cavusoglu, the US, French and British operation in Syria is directed against the chemical facilities. …

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Airstrikes in Syria “appropriate reaction” – Turkey

The Turkish Foreign Ministry has applauded the joint airstrikes on the Assad regime in Syria by the United States, United Kingdom, and France in the wake of a chemical weapons attack, Ahval reports with a reference to the Turkish state news …

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Mattis says no US losses in Syria strikes

Defense Secretary James Mattis says the U.S. has no reports of suffering any losses during the initial airstrikes on Syria Friday, ABC reports. Mattis says "right now this is a one-time shot" but is not ruling out further attacks. …

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