• A serviceman stands near an S-300 surface-to-air missile system. (File)
    Last update: 09:56 25.04.2018
    09:56 25.04.2018

    Syrian Army Possesses Both Soviet Air Defenses and Modern Russia-Made Pantsir Systems - Source

    Russia has not transferred S-300 air defense missile systems to Syria, a military-diplomatic source told Sputnik on Wednesday.

    US, UK, France Strike Syria With Over 100 Missiles in Response to Alleged Chemical Attack
  • Missiles streak across the Damascus skyline as the U.S. launches an attack on Syria targeting different parts of the capital, early Saturday, April 14, 2018. Syria's capital has been rocked by loud explosions that lit up the sky with heavy smoke as U.S. President Donald Trump announced airstrikes in retaliation for the country's alleged use of chemical weapons.
    Last update: 13:05 24.04.2018
    13:05 24.04.2018

    US Challenges UN System by Striking Syria - Russian Security Council

    The United States, the United Kingdom and France, have fired over 100 cruise missiles at Syrian targets in response to an alleged chemical attack in Douma despite lacking evidence on Damascus' involvement. Russia and Syria have condemned the attack, with Moscow saying it was designed to disrupt the peace process in the country.

    US, UK, France Strike Syria With Over 100 Missiles in Response to Alleged Chemical Attack
  • Missiles streak across the Damascus skyline as the U.S. launches an attack on Syria targeting different parts of the capital, early Saturday, April 14, 2018. Syria's capital has been rocked by loud explosions that lit up the sky with heavy smoke as U.S. President Donald Trump announced airstrikes in retaliation for the country's alleged use of chemical weapons.
    Last update: 20:30 23.04.2018
    20:30 23.04.2018

    Assad Accuses US, UK, France of Supporting Militants Since Start of Syrian War

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The US, the UK and France, which hit Syria, have supported militants since the start of the country's civil war and failed to help Damascus in the anti-terror fight, Syrian President Bashar Assad said on Monday at a meeting with Senior Assistant to Iran’s Foreign Minister for Special Political Affairs Hossein Jaberi Ansari.

    US, UK, France Strike Syria With Over 100 Missiles in Response to Alleged Chemical Attack
  • French Rafale fighter jets prepare to take off late April 13, 2018 from the Saint-Dizier military base in eastern France, in this picture released April 14, 2018 by the French Military
    Last update: 18:04 23.04.2018
    18:04 23.04.2018

    Syrian Lawmaker Explains What Prompted France to Join US Strike on Syria

    In an interview with Sputnik, Samer Shiha of the Syrian People's Council addressed the missile attack the US, UK and France launched against Syria last week, and berated French President Emmanuel Macron for failing to deliver on his promise to pursue an independent foreign policy.

    US, UK, France Strike Syria With Over 100 Missiles in Response to Alleged Chemical Attack
  • The Damascus sky lights up missile fire as the U.S. launches an attack on Syria targeting different parts of the capital early Saturday, April 14, 2018
    Last update: 21:38 21.04.2018
    21:38 21.04.2018

    US Strikes on Syria Promoted Russian Weapons - Military Specialist

    Konstantin Sivkov, a military specialist and member of the Russian Academy of Sciences, told Sputnik that the American strikes on Syria have hit the Americans themselves. For instance, the American missiles’ image has been undermined while the Russian air defense systems’ image has grown.

    US, UK, France Strike Syria With Over 100 Missiles in Response to Alleged Chemical Attack
  • In this Friday, Feb. 2, 2018 photo a cameraman films a meeting of the German Federal Parliament, Bundestag, at the Reichstag building in Berlin, Germany.
    Last update: 10:56 21.04.2018
    10:56 21.04.2018

    'Unconvincing Grounds': German Parliament Lawyers Brand US-Led Airstrike on Syria Illegal

    According to lawyers of the Bundestag, the missile attack by the US-UK-France coalition, supported by the German Government, violates international law. The grounds that the strike was a retaliatory measure following an alleged chemical attack were dismissed as “not convincing.”

    US, UK, France Strike Syria With Over 100 Missiles in Response to Alleged Chemical Attack
  • The U.S. Navy guided-missile cruiser USS Monterey fires a Tomahawk land attack missile April 14, 2018
    Last update: 16:07 20.04.2018
    16:07 20.04.2018

    US, UK, France Attacked Syria When Normalization Was Becoming Irreversible - Russian MoD

    Speaking at a meeting with the UN Secretary General's Special Envoy for Syria in Moscow, Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu has stressed that last Saturday's US airstrikes on Syria have destabilized the situation in this Arab country.

    US, UK, France Strike Syria With Over 100 Missiles in Response to Alleged Chemical Attack
  • (File) This Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2014, file photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, Syrian President Bashar Assad, center, speaks with Syrian troops during his visit to the front line in the eastern Damascus district of Jobar, Syria
    Last update: 21:20 19.04.2018
    21:20 19.04.2018

    US Lawmaker: Government ‘Provided Zero Real Evidence’ of Chemical Attack

    On Thursday, US Congressman Thomas Massie announced that the US director of national intelligence, the defense secretary and the secretary of state had “provided zero evidence” showing Syrian President Bashar al-Assad used chemical weapons against the Syrian people in Douma.

    US, UK, France Strike Syria With Over 100 Missiles in Response to Alleged Chemical Attack
  • A protester holds a poster during the demonstration against airstrikes on Syria in Berlin, Germany
    Last update: 20:36 19.04.2018
    20:36 19.04.2018

    About 1,500 Rallied in Berlin Against Syria Strikes – Die Linke Party (PHOTO)

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Approximately 1,500 Germans took to the streets of Berlin on Wednesday to protest against the US-led strikes on Syria and call for an end to war, Alexander Neu, a member of the Bundestag from the left-wing Die Linke party, which organized the protests, told Sputnik on Thursday.

    US, UK, France Strike Syria With Over 100 Missiles in Response to Alleged Chemical Attack
  • A missile is seen crossing over Damascus, Syria April 14, 2018
    Last update: 14:36 19.04.2018
    14:36 19.04.2018

    Moscow Can Boost Its Defenses by Studying Intact US Missiles in Syria - Analyst

    On April 14, the United States, France and the UK fired over 100 missiles at multiple targets in Syria in response to the alleged use of chemical weapons by government forces in the city of Douma in Eastern Ghouta. Almost two-thirds of the rockets were shot down, according to Russian military.

    US, UK, France Strike Syria With Over 100 Missiles in Response to Alleged Chemical Attack
  • People stand in front of damaged buildings, in the town of Douma, the site of a suspected chemical weapons attack, near Damascus, Syria, Monday, April 16, 2018
    Last update: 14:28 19.04.2018
    14:28 19.04.2018

    China's Xi Urges Unbiased Probe Into Syria Chemical Attack in Talks With May – Reports

    BEIJING (Sputnik) - Chinese President Xi Jinping has noted the need for a comprehensive, fair and unbiased investigation into the alleged chemical attack in Syria during phone talks with UK Prime Minister Theresa May, the Xinhua news agency reported on Thursday.

    US, UK, France Strike Syria With Over 100 Missiles in Response to Alleged Chemical Attack
  • Marine Le Pen, French National Front (FN) political party leader, delivers a statement on U.S. election results at the party headquarters in Nanterre, France, November 9, 2016
    Last update: 13:29 18.04.2018
    13:29 18.04.2018

    Marine Le Pen Questions French Strike on Syria, Recalls Colin Powell's Tube

    In an interview with BFMTV, the leader of the right-wing National Front has cast doubt on the credibility of the claims made by French authorities in relation to missile strikes on Syria in response to the alleged use of chemical weapons in the city of Douma in Eastern Ghouta.

    US, UK, France Strike Syria With Over 100 Missiles in Response to Alleged Chemical Attack
  • A child runs along a street in front of clouds of smoke billowing following a reported air strike on Douma, the main town of Syria's rebel enclave of Eastern Ghouta
    Last update: 12:12 18.04.2018
    12:12 18.04.2018

    'Russia' Instead of 'US': Swedish TV Caught Peddling Fake News on Syria

    The Swedish TV-channel TV4 has sparked outrage by offering its viewers a skewed picture of reality by substituting "the US" with "Russia" in a critical news report on the US-backed attacks against the war-torn middle-Eastern country.

    US, UK, France Strike Syria With Over 100 Missiles in Response to Alleged Chemical Attack
  • United States Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley and Russian Ambassador to the United Nations Vasily Nebenzya are seen before the United Nations Security Council meeting on Syria at the U.N. headquarters in New York, U.S., April 13, 2018
    Last update: 02:04 18.04.2018
    02:04 18.04.2018

    ‘I Don’t Get Confused’: US’ Haley, Kudlow Can’t Get Story Straight on New Russian Sanctions

    The US president’s top economic adviser, Larry Kudlow, said UN Ambassador Nikki Haley must have suffered from confusion when she announced a coming third round of anti-Russia sanctions on Sunday. On Tuesday, Haley refused to acknowledge any discrepancy or ‘false start,’ arguing, “I don’t get confused.”

    US, UK, France Strike Syria With Over 100 Missiles in Response to Alleged Chemical Attack
  • Syria air defences strike back after air strikes by U.S., British and French forces in Damascus, Syria in this still image obtained from video dated early April 14, 2018
    Last update: 21:24 17.04.2018
    21:24 17.04.2018

    Total of 37% of Britons Oppose UK Joining Attack on Syria, 35% Back Op - Poll

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) - A total of 37 percent of the UK public opposes the country's participation in the recent Western attack targeting Syria, while 35 percent support the involvement in the operation, a recent survey showed Tuesday.

    US, UK, France Strike Syria With Over 100 Missiles in Response to Alleged Chemical Attack
  • Damascus sky lights up with service to air missile fire as the U.S. launches an attack on Syria targeting different parts of the Syrian capital Damascus, Syria, early Saturday, April 14, 2018.
    Last update: 20:02 17.04.2018
    20:02 17.04.2018

    Attack on Syria Had Large Political Effect Despite Military Weakness - EU MP

    BRUSSELS (Sputnik) - The recent attack on Syria conducted by three Western countries was a "serious excess" in a political sense despite its negligible military effect, а member of the European Parliament from Italy told Sputnik on Tuesday.

    US, UK, France Strike Syria With Over 100 Missiles in Response to Alleged Chemical Attack
  • U.S. President Donald Trump (L) and French President Emmanuel Macron shake hands before a lunch ahead of a NATO Summit in Brussels, Belgium, May 25, 2017
    Last update: 18:35 17.04.2018
    18:35 17.04.2018

    Macron Needs Trump's Support for Pursuing Active Middle East Policy - Analysts

    PARIS (Sputnik) - French President Emmanuel Macron needs the support of the United States, particularly of his counterpart Donald Trump, on Syria in order to pursue an active policy in the Middle East, experts told Sputnik.

    US, UK, France Strike Syria With Over 100 Missiles in Response to Alleged Chemical Attack
  • Participants in a protest in London against missile strikes on Syria
    Last update: 11:55 17.04.2018
    11:55 17.04.2018

    'Anti-War, America 1st Momentum' on Both Right and Left – Scholar on Syria Attack Protests

    The US will remain in Syria until its goals there are accomplished according to Nikki Haley, the US ambassador to the UN. She has said that ensuring that chemical weapons are not used in any way that poses a risk to US interests is among the three goals Washington is pursuing in Syria. The defeat of Daesh and monitoring Iran are the other two aims.

    US, UK, France Strike Syria With Over 100 Missiles in Response to Alleged Chemical Attack
  • 'Hands Off Syria:' Rally Against Strikes On Syria Held In US
    Last update: 03:47 17.04.2018
    03:47 17.04.2018

    Law and Disorder: Western Strikes on Syria Illegal, International Law Professor Explains

    US missiles raining down on Syria last Friday night were fired in violation of not only international legal precedents, but also in flagrant disregard for the United States’ own constitution, a Harvard-trained lawyer and renowned professor of international law told Radio Sputnik Monday.

    US, UK, France Strike Syria With Over 100 Missiles in Response to Alleged Chemical Attack
  • President Donald Trump speaks during the Public Safety Medal of Valor awards ceremony in the East Room of the White House, Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018, in Washington.
    Last update: 21:33 16.04.2018
    21:33 16.04.2018

    Trump Orders Postponing Introduction of New Anti-Russian Sanctions - Reports

    On Monday, White House spokesperson Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Washington is considering new anti-Russia sanctions in response to the alleged chemical weapons attack in the Syrian town of Douma, but added that no decision had been made.

    US, UK, France Strike Syria With Over 100 Missiles in Response to Alleged Chemical Attack