President Donald Trump decided to strike Syria on Friday, according to several reports. The news comes following last week’s chemical attack in the city of Douma, a rebel-held city near the capital of Damascus.
President Donald Trump is addressing the nation on the situation in Syria Friday evening.
Trump has decided to bomb the country, according to U.S. administration officials who spoke to Pentagon correspondent Joe Tabet.
“US administration official confirmed to me that a decision to strike #Syria has been taken,” he tweeted.
I'm listening to the monster right now as he blathers on- Disgusting!
The U.S., the United Kingdom and France launched strikes against Syria to retaliate for a chemical weapons attack. "Chemical weapons are uniquely dangerous," President Trump says in announcing the attack. Syria's use of them are ‘crimes of a monster.’"A short time ago" @potus says, he ordered "precision strikes" in a mission shared by France and the United Kingdom.— Cathleen Decker (@cathleendecker) April 14, 2018
According to reports, explosions have been heard within Syria's Damascus region as US President Donald Trump announced on Friday that he was ordering to "launch precision strikes on Syria."
Netizens on social media have reported hearing "big explosions."https://twitter.com/MIG29_/status/984965588652036096?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw
— Majd Fahd 🇸🇾 (@Syria_Protector) April 14, 2018Video footage has also surfaced with sounds of explosions.— Within Syria (@WithinSyriaBlog) April 14, 2018
Nothing on SANA as of 9:29 EST
The Drive is Live Updating- let's see what they have so far!
So far not much, but, I'll be checking back-
RT: so far
BREAKING: Syrian air defence systems firing at US missiles. Russian air defence systems now also firing. Narrator "
Apparently the US, France/UK are staying out of Syrian airspace
Firing from the Med or from Lebanese airspace.
Britain, used the bases at Cyprus, as had been expected!
Britain, the US and France today unleashed a salvo of cruise missiles against Syrian regime forces. Four RAF Tornados took off from RAF Akrotiri in Cyprus in the early hours and struck regime facilities linked to the production and use of chemical weapons.The Ministry of Defence confirmed they fired Storm Shadow cruise missiles at a military facility – a former missile base – some fifteen miles west of Homs.
Huge blasts heard in Syria's capital
By Agencies - Apr 14,2018 - Last updated at Apr 14,2018Damascus- Several huge explosions were heard in Syria's capital early today, AFP's correspondent there said, as US President Donald Trump announced strikes on the country were under way.Syrian state television also reported a US attack on Syria, in coordination with France and Britain, Agence France Presse reported.
Pentagon Press Briefing- They are saying this is, so far, going to be a one off - Unless "Assad uses chemical weapons, again"