This issuance happened over a 17-month period and was allegedly carried out by Vice President Track El Aissami, who’s already sanctioned by the U.S. for suspected drug ties, according to the Miami Herald.
“Obviously, when you’re bombing another country, that’s a decision that you take very seriously,” the comedian said about the April 6 bombing, in which the U.S. military launched dozens of cruise missiles aimed at an airfield in Syria.
Activists including the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said buses carrying rebels began leaving the rebel-held towns Madaya and Zabadani near Damascus on Friday morning in the first phase of the deal, which will also see the evacuation of residents from two pro-government Shiite villages in northern Syria.
“Definitely, 100% for us, it’s fabrication,” Assad told AFP Wednesday.
The Syrian government forces were caught on the intercepts consulting chemical experts just hours before the atrocious assault last Tuesday, a senior U.S. official told CNN.
Borussia Dortmund was heading from its hotel to play at home against AS Monaco on Tuesday when three explosions rocked their bus and injured Spanish defender Marc Bartra.
The U.S. has said that the attack in the Idlib province last week, where the dozens of victims included civilians and a large number of children, came from Syrian government forces in a six-year civil war with rebels.
But after all the years when President Obama did hardly anything to stop the bloodshed in Syria, his successor at least did something, and that’s all it took. CNN’s Fareed Zakaria spoke the other night about how Trump “became” President with this air strike, a month after commentators on that network said the same about Trump after a State of the Union speech that was somehow reviewed as if he were Churchill talking about fighting them on the beaches.
“The U.S. missile attack against Syria is a clear and unforgivable act of aggression against a sovereign state and we strongly condemn this,” a foreign ministry official said on the KCNA news agency. “The reality of today proves our decision to strengthen our military power to stand against force with force was the right choice a million times over.”
The airstrikes on the opposition-held northern town of Khan Sheikhoun, where 87 people were killed in the chemical attack earlier this week, killed a woman and wounded her son, according to the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights and the Local Coordination Committees, an activist collective.