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Spat over Haley 'confusion' raises questions about Trump foreign policy
U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley pushed back on the suggestion that she was "confused" about possible new sanctions for Russian military support to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.
France to strip Syria's Bashar al -Assad of major award after suspected chemical attack
France has started the process of revoking Syrian President Bashar al-Assad ’s Legion of Honor award, the Elysée Palace told ABC News today. The Legion of Honor, which is France’s highest distinction, was awarded to Assad by former French president Jacques Chirac in 2001. This announcement comes a
The latest on Syria
Bashar al-Assad told a group of Russian lawmakers that the airstrikes on his country were accompanied by a campaign of "lies and misinformation" against Syria, Russia in the U.N. Security Council.
Trump sent 'strong message' to Iran, Russia and Syria with missile strikes: White House spokesperson
The missile strikes launched in response to Syria 's alleged chemical weapons attack on its own citizens "sent a strong message to Syria, Russia, to Iran ," White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said. The airstrikes conducted by the U.S., Britain and France succeeded, Sanders told ABC News
Trump sending message he'll pardon loyalists in Russia investigation, 'I have your back': Leading Democrat
A leading House Democrat said he believes President Donald Trump chose to pardon Lewis “Scooter” Libby, who served in the George W. Bush administration, to send a message to people who may be implicated in the Russia investigation. “The president is sending a message, basically, ‘I will use the
Syria denounces the U.S.-led attack
Syria responded to the U.S.-led attack, saying the country's defenses knocked many of the missiles out of the sky.
The Latest: Syrian-Americans express anger over missiles
Syrian-Americans have expressed anger at the missile strike on their homeland as they celebrated their country's independence a rally in Pennsylvania
Following Syria missile strike, Trump tweets two words that haunted Bush: 'Mission Accomplished!'
Using two words that ended up haunting George W. Bush during the Iraq War , President Donald Trump took to Twitter Saturday to declare "Mission Accomplished!" following airstrikes on chemical weapons targets in Syria . Pentagon officials said the overnight missile strikes by the U.S., the U.K., and
US is 'locked and loaded' if Syria uses chemical weapons again: Nikki Haley
The U.S. announced that overnight airstrikes succeeded in dealing a severe blow against the Syrian government's capacity to use chemical weapons. But U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley also warned Saturday that the U.S. is "locked and loaded" in case Syrian President Bashar al-Assad uses chemical weapons