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    Don't scrap Iran deal, MPs from UK, France and Germany urge US

    More than 500 parliamentarians from France, Germany and the UK have written to their US counterparts urging them to persuade Donald Trump not to abandon the Iran.

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    Bahrain sentences 24 Shia citizens to jail, revokes nationality

    A Bahrain court has sentenced 24 Shia citizens to jail and revoked their nationality as the ruling Al Khalifah regime presses ahead with its heavy-handed clampdown on the majority.

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    Yemeni forces target airport on Saudi soil with ballistic missile

    Earlier in the day, Yemeni forces targeted a Saudi mercenary camp in Najran with rocket and artillery fire, killing and wounding a large number of its occupants.

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    Iran’s defense chief in Iraq to discuss ties, Syria strikes

    Iran’s defense minister is in Iraq to exchange views with the country’s senior officials on bilateral security cooperation as well as the most recent regional developments, especially the Syria situation.

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    Syria repels fresh missile attack on air bases

    Syrian anti-aircraft defences shot down missiles fired at the Syrian air base of Shayrat in Homs province late on Monday and another base northeast of the capital, Damascus,

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    Arab leaders mute on Syria strikes at Saudi summit

    Marwan Bishara, a senior political analyst at the pan-Arab news channel, Al Jazeera described the gathering a 'bottomless summit'. "It was "odd" that the recent strikes in Syria were not on the agenda.

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    Further Syria strikes to cause chaos in international ties: Putin

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has told Iranian Presiden Hassan Rouhani that further attacks by Western allies in Syria would inevitably lead to chaos in international relations.

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    Big Noise: Apocalyptic Tweets, Limited Strikes

    “Big noise on the stairs, but nobody comes into the room,” runs an old Chinese saying. This is an apt description of the very limited airstrikes on Syria launched by the US.

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    British PM faces backlash for bypassing MPs on Syria

    As the conservative leader explained her rationale for the air strikes, opposition parties claimed the attacks were legally dubious, risked escalating conflict and should have.

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    How is Russia likely to respond to US strikes in Syria?

    Russia has long been threatening the US with "serious consequences" to its missile strikes against the Syrian regime over the alleged chemical attackin the rebel-held town of Douma..

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    US-led strikes on Syria justified: Israeli official

    Tensions have been running high between Israel and its arch-foe Iran, a key backer of the Syrian regime which provides military advisors and "volunteer" ground forces to Damascus

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    Trump a Criminal, Declares Ayatollah

    Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has condemned joint airstrikes by the US, the UK and France on Syria as “crime,” describing the leaders of the three .

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    US led attack on Syria a crime: Ayatollah

    Ayatollah Sayed Ali Khamenei told top government officials and ambassadors of Muslim countries here on Saturday that the U.S.-led overnight airstrikes on Syria were a "military crime"

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    'US struck Syria right when country got a chance for peace'

    The US and its allies launched military strike against Syria precisely at the moment when the country received a chance for a peaceful future, spokesperson Maria Zakharova said.

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    Trump Launches Attack on Syria

    Trump ordered a military strike against the war-torn country before an international inspections team could start a probe on alleged chemical weapons use which Trump and his allies made pretext for the attack.

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    War With US Over Syria A Possibility: Russia

    Russian Ambassador to the United Nations Vassily Nebenzia has called on the United States and its allies to drop plans for potential military intervention in Syria, warning he "cannot.

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    Russia threatens to shoot down any US missiles fired at Syria

    Russia's ambassador to Lebanon Alexander Zasypkin has said that his country would respond to any US missiles fired at neighbouring Syria by shooting them down.

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    Saudi Arabia to build canal, cut Qatar off from mainland: Reports

    Saudi Arabia has plans to dig a canal the length of its border with Gulf rival Qatar, to turn the peninsula into an island and further isolate it, Saudi media have said.

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    Will Trump 'wag the dog' with Syria, again?

    Exactly a year ago, on 7 April, US President Donald Trump launched 59 Tomahawk cruise missiles at a Syrian air force base in the Homs province, the purported site where.

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    Saudi Plans Military Base and Nuclear Dump Near Qatar

    Saudi Arabia could consider a proposal to dig a maritime canal along the kingdom's border with Qatar, turning the peninsula-nation into an island and transforming its only land.

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    US refusing to face reality on Douma attack: Russia

    Russia says the United States is refusing to accept the reality over an alleged chemical attack near the Syrian capital, Damascus, for which Moscow says there is no evidence.

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    Gaza war crimes perpetrators may be prosecuted, says ICC official

    The world war crimes court’s chief prosecutor on Sunday called for an end to ongoing bloodshed in the Gaza Strip, warning that the court could try those who commit gross atrocities.

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    Israeli Fighter Jets Attack Iranian Base in Syria

    "Two F-15 planes of the Israeli army hit the airbase between 0025 GMT and 0053 GMT with the help of eight missiles controlled remotely from Lebanese territory, without entering Syrian air space," Russians said.

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    Suspected US airstrike targets Syria military airport

    According to Syria's official SANA news agency, Syrian air defenses responded to a "missile attack" early on Monday morning, and shot down eight missiles.

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