Tag: Syria airstrikes

Kim Jong-un and Bashar al-Assad

North Korea: Friendship with Syria ‘Will Be Strengthened and Developed’

The government of North Korea sent a “message of greeting to Bashar al-Assad” on Thursday meant to congratulate Assad for “the 70th anniversary of the [Baath Arab Socialist] Party’s founding.” North Korean state media published the congratulatory note on Friday, following the Trump administration’s decision to conduct airstrikes on a key Assad military base.

This Thursday, Dec. 29, 2016 photo shows an Israeli Air Force F-15 plane in flight during a graduation ceremony for new pilots in the Hatzerim air force base near the city of Beersheba, Israel. Anti-aircraft missiles were launched from Syria into Israeli-controlled territory early on Friday, following a series of …

Report: Syria Threatens To Fire Scud Missiles At Israel

TEL AVIV – The Assad regime in Syria has sent messages to Israel via Russia threatening that any further strikes by the Israeli military within Syria’s borders would be met with Scud missiles fired into the Jewish state, the Lebanese newspaper Al-Diyar reported Saturday.

Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi Reuters Tony Gentile

Italy Rules Out Syria airstrikes, Says Another Strategy Needed

ROME (Reuters) – Italy has no intention of joining a U.S.-led coalition that is attacking Islamic State targets in Syria, Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi (pictured) said on Sunday, warning that the air campaign would only add to chaos in