Why Syria's patriarchs back Assad...
Close to the Syrian regime which it has always viewed as a rampart against the Islamist threat, local church leaders have rarely been so unequivocal. Three patriarchs — two of them Orthodox and the other Catholic — have co-signed a statement strongly condemning the Western air strikes against
US struck Syria without certainty on sarin... CNN | 2018-04-17 23:08 UTC
Even though US intelligence agencies did not have absolute certainty Syria's regime had used the nerve agent sarin against civilians, the Trump administration still felt there was enough evidence to justify retaliatory strikes last Friday, several int
Senators concerned about Trump policy on Syria... CNN | 2018-04-18 01:51 UTC
Lawmakers emerged from a classified administration briefing expressing concern about administration policy on Syria and the legal justification for last week's military strikes against the regime of Bashar al-Assad.