Assad said the strike would increase Syria's resolve to "fight and crush terrorism in every inch" of the country.
The report showed people waving Syrian flags, alongside those of Iran and Russia- the main allies of Syrian President Bashar Assad during years of the country's conflict - in the face of what manycalled "limited" or even "failed" strikes created to punish Assad for his alleged use of chemical weapons. "The United States of America will not allow the Assad regime to continue using chemical weapons". "We humiliated their missiles", said Mahmoud Ibrahim, who waved a Syrian flag.
It said a second airstrike by the United States and its allies destroyed a warehouse west of the western city of Homs, where Assad's government was storing its main reserves of sarin gas, one of the substances purportedly used in the alleged chemical attacks.
A group of Russian politicians has met with Syrian President Bashar Assad, whose mood they describe as good a day after Western airstrikes.
"Assad's commitment of atrocities using chemical weapons against innocent civilians can not be tolerated by civilized nations", said Rep. Newhouse.
"My biggest concern for the Christian community in Syria is if something happens to President Bashar al-Assad".
The strikes were conducted by the U.S., the United Kingdom and France following a suspected chemical attack on the town of Douma, which left an estimated 70 people dead. That attack, [Pentagon spokeswoman Dana White says], hit a Syrian military air base and was meant to focus on Syria's ability to deliver chemical weapons.
■ May 18, 2017: A U.S. airstrike hits pro-Syrian government forces that the coalition said posed a threat to American troops and allied rebels operating near the border with Jordan in southern Syria.
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However, Russia circulated a draft resolution calling for condemnation of the military action.
Chlorine, in contrast, has been used more widely in Syria's conflict without past U.S. reprisals, and the chemical itself is far easier to find and weaponise, experts say.
Ahead of the latest strikes, Haley signalled in the Security Council on Friday that any action by Washington would not be in response to just the attack in Douma.
- The first was at a scientific research centre in greater Damascus involved in the development and production of chemical weapons, the second at a chemical weapons storage facility near Homs, and the third at a chemical equipment storage facility and important command post.
"If there were chemical weapons in the building, we would not be here".
- More than 100 missiles were collectively launched overnight from British, French and American forces in Syria.
For his part, McKenzie said three facilities that "were fundamental components of the regime's chemical weapons warfare infrastructure" had been targeted. "This massacre was a significant escalation in a pattern of chemical weapons used by that very awful regime". "This is not about intervening in a civil war".
He authorized a barrage of Tomahawk cruise missiles to hit a single Syrian airfield in April 2017 in retaliation for Assad's use of sarin gas against civilians.
By contrast, the European Union has approved impressive new rules for tech companies and the information they trade in. Since 2007, Facebook has allowed outside developers to build and offer their own applications within its space.
And now you know the full story, ' he said. "Is there ANYONE in the White House with an understanding of history?" he asked. Angus King said "it's impossible to say at this point" whether the United States' mission in Syria has been accomplished.
Some educators on social media said they would wear black on Monday as a show of solidarity against what they viewed as Gov. Teachers from across Kentucky gathered in the state Capitol to rally for increased funding for education on Friday.
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You realise something can happen and it was a wonderful goal by Rodriguez so thank you! 'It shows how football is in Manchester. And Kompany was quick to pay tribute to Guardiola for getting the best out of his players in his second season.
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