British Foreign Minister Boris Johnson says will continue to put pressure on the Syrian government leader Assad to come to the negotiating table

Map. History of Syria conflict

20 April 2018
Putin speaks with Iran's President Rouhani following US, UK and French missile strike in Syria
Syrian Army and it's allies took control of Al Jin mountain in South Hama Countryside.
US to hit Russia with new sanctions over Syria
U.S troops patrolling in Manbij countryside.
S. Damascus: dozens of armours and vehicles gathered N. of Yarmouk Camp for upcoming Offensive vs ISIS-held areas. Both sides exchanged artillery fire.
Intense clashes between Islamist rebels Hayat Tahrir a-Sham (Nusra) and the Syrian Liberation Front across Idlib today after HTS launched an attack on towns under control of the SLF.
Journalist Maxim Borodin, who first wrote about the death of members of the PMC Wagner in Syria, died after falling from the window
5 day ago
Assad's children visited Crimean holiday camp, Russian lawmaker says
U.S. troops not leaving Syria until goals accomplished: Haley
White House Press Secretary Sanders says coalition forces "100% met their objectives" in Syria. "They also sent a strong message to Syria, to Russia, to Iran, that when this president has a red line, he will enforce it"
New Western Syria strikes would spark 'chaos': Putin tells Rohani
Salim village in N Homs is under govt control.
SE. Hama: main areas of clashes following NDF and SSNP-led assault on Rebel-held pocket aiming to capture W. Salamiyah countryside.
UN Representative of the United States Haley: We will not withdraw from Syria until our goal is reached.
5 day ago
Khamenei: Thanks to the assistance and aid provided, as well as the courage of the Syrian forces, the resistance front managed to win over and defeat the militants created by the US, the Westerners, and their mercenaries such as the Saudis.
5 day ago
Khamenei: The reason for Iran's presence in Syria and in West Asia was to aid the resistance against oppression.
Syria: damage assessment for 2 sites close to Lebanon border and allegedly linked to Chemical Program which were bombed by US-UK-France, @warsmonitoring.
5 day ago
[email protected]: The Syrian raid was so perfectly carried out, with such precision, that the only way the Fake News Media could demean was by my use of the term "Mission Accomplished." I knew they would seize on this but felt it is such a great Military term, it should be brought back. Use often.
Heavy shelling on Homs and Hama countryside today. 28 barbaric airstrikes followed by artillery shelling on civilian homes in Almajdal and IzAlden. WhiteHelmets teams are working on an urgent response to evacuate the injured from the target areas.
Johnson: Contact with the Russians have not been good but there have been discussions at the P5 level. When it came to this particular action, we made it clear to Russia what we were trying to achieve and what we were not trying to achieve. It is a deranged suggestion to say that Britain was involved in the Salisbury incident and the attack in Douma
Johnson about Western attack on Syria: It was important, in the very strange relations post-Salisbury, to send a signal about the use of chemical weapons
Boris Johnson: I think it's important to understand the limits of these (chemical) strikes. It won't turn the tide of the war in Syria. We can hope that it will encourage Russia to bring forward Assad to the UN in Geneva
Boris Johnson: People around the world are saying enough to the use of chemical weapons the UK, France and America have stepped forward to vindicate that
British Foreign Minister Boris Johnson says will continue to put pressure on the Syrian government leader Assad to come to the negotiating table
Corbyn calls legal basis for Syria strikes questionable
Scotland's First Minister @NicolaSturgeon calls for a full Parliamentary debate following the Syria
Palestinian hold protest in Ramallah yesterday against the US led air strikes and in support of Syria5 day ago
Palestinian hold protest in Ramallah yesterday against the US led air strikes and in support of Syria
People in the Iraqi city of Basra protest against trilateral airstrikes by US, UK and France on Syrian government targets.
Satellite photos show Syrian site flattened after US-led strikes. It is reported to have been the center of Syrian research, development, production and testing of chemical and biological warfare technology.
More reinforcements coming to South Damascus.
Residents of Maarat al-Numan are hiding indoors, afraid to step out due to exchanges in mortar fire and machine-gun fire between HTS and the Syrian Liberation Front. Many of those in the town were recently displaced from Ghouta.
@USTreasury OFAC/SDN listed Oboronlogistika's Russia flag, Murmansk registered cargo vessel Pizhma transits Bosphorus en route to Tartus Syria. Last summer, Pizhma was outfitted to carry nuclear waste and did @mod_russia deliveries in Arctic and Kuril islands5 day ago
@USTreasury OFAC/SDN listed Oboronlogistika's Russia flag, Murmansk registered cargo vessel Pizhma transits Bosphorus en route to Tartus Syria. Last summer, Pizhma was outfitted to carry nuclear waste and did @mod_russia deliveries in Arctic and Kuril islands
Hezbollah is denying reports about strikes on base in South Aleppo. Says it’s war propaganda to “boost morale after failed night strikes”
Turkish media: explosions in areas controlled by the government forces in Deir al-Zour
Casualties as result of explosion at Iranian base at Azzan mount in South Aleppo
6 day ago
Erdogan said in a telephone conversation with Putin on the need to work together to reduce tension in Syria and the continuation of work on a political solution
Unknown warplanes flying over Syrian allied forces bases in Aleppo, Syria.
Massive explosions heard near an Iranian weapon store in Azan mount southern Aleppo - Reports
Syrian army declares Ghouta rebel enclave fully retaken
UN Security council fails to adopt Russian resolution on Syria
CSTO convened "emergency" meeting in Moscow today in response to US-UK-French missile attacks against Syria.
US believes sarin and chlorine used in Syria's Douma, according to official
[email protected] Ambassador Nikki Haley: This is our fifth UNSC meeting in the past week to address the situation in Syria. A week has gone by in which we've talked the time for talk ended last night. We are here today because three permanent members of the UNSC acted.
NATO: This operation will restrict Syria's use of chemical weapons
6 day ago
Downing Street says Theresa May, Donald Trump and Emmanuel Macron agreed the military strikes in Syria "had been a success" during telephone conversations this afternoon
Tusk: Phone call with PM @theresa_may to discuss Syria. We have a shared assessment of the situation
Houthis: Strike on Syria 'clear support for usurper Zionist government'
Iran's Rouhani says Syria strike to lead to more destruction: Tasnim
Here's the graphic the DoD is using to show the US, UK and French assets used to in airstrikes in Syria last night. The B-1 graphic is shown being escorted by F-22s, it looks like. Both are currently deployed at Al Udeid Air Base in Qatar.
'Bombs won't save lives' in Syria, opposition leader Corbyn tells UK PM May
Lebanon's President @General_Aoun and Defense Minister @yacoubriadsaraf criticized USA "aggression" on Syria, said it impedes political solution, BOTH rejected the use of the Lebanese airspace to attack Syria
6 day ago
Downing Street has published a document setting out why it says military action against the Syrian government was legal stating it has met three conditions permitted under international law
Lavrov: The three countries have not provided evidence of the use of chemical weapons in Syria
Pentagon's LTG Frank McKenzie: 2 B1 bombers employed 19 standoff missiles. British Tornados and Typhoons fires 8 Stormshadow missiles. French Rafel and Mirage jets fired 9 Scout missiles: "overwhelmed Syrian air defense."
6 day ago
USS Higgins, guided missile destroyer, launched Tomahawks from Persian Gulf into Syria as well: Pentagon
Location of "Him Shinshar CW storage site" hit during last nights US cruise missile strikes
Location of 2nd site west of Homs: "Him Shinshar CW Bunker" h/t @obretix satellite picture from 17-03-2018
The evacuation of Jaysh al-Islam from Douma to Jarabulus ends after the departure of the last group of militants. The Syrian police enters the city.
Pentagon spox ends by reiterating Mattis' comment from last night about a disinformation campaign. Says there has been "a 2000% increase in Russian trolls over past 24 hours."
Pentagon says 105 weapons were deployed against 3 targets in Syria: "By comparison, this strike was double the size of the last strike in April 2017."
Barzeh, Syria: Russian Agency Ruptly shows the state of the Center for Scientific Research, target of missiles of the Western coalition6 day ago
Barzeh, Syria: Russian Agency Ruptly shows the state of the Center for Scientific Research, target of missiles of the Western coalition
Pentagon: Assad still retains chemical weapons infrastructure but we hit him hard
Public comments/Tweets by @POTUS - "It had no effect on military planning" for strikes vs Syria chemical weapons facilities per @thejointstaff Dir LtGen McKenzie
McKenzie confirms the B-1s did employ the JASSM-ER, which has a range of 1,000 km/620 mi. Original JASSM has range of 370 km/230 mi.
Pentagon releases first images of USS Monterey (CG-61) a guided-missile cruiser launching Tomahawks into Syria from the Red Sea6 day ago
Pentagon releases first images of USS Monterey (CG-61) a guided-missile cruiser launching Tomahawks into Syria from the Red Sea
French navy follows suit with image of cruise missile being launched from a French frigate6 day ago
French navy follows suit with image of cruise missile being launched from a French frigate
Lt. Gen. Mckenzie says "none of our aircraft or missiles in this operation were successfully engaged" by Syrian surface to air missiles
6 day ago
US Tomahawk launch count: Cruiser Monterey: 30; Destroyer Laboon: 7; Destroyer Higgins: 23; Submarine John Warner: 6
Unless these sites were struck by the French and/or British op this Pentagon map suggest Masyaf and Jomrayah were not targeted Syria
6 day ago
US submarine John Warner launched Tomahawks into Syria: Pentagon
Satellitary images show the effects of the airstrike conducted by the US, France and UK on Assad positions: - Barzah Research and Development Centre. - CW Bunker. - CW Storage site.
Pentagon also denies claims that its missiles were intercepted
@DeptofDefense video of missiles launched as part of Syria airstrikes6 day ago
@DeptofDefense video of missiles launched as part of Syria airstrikes
Pentagon releases pictures of cruise missiles used to strike Syria overnight6 day ago
Pentagon releases pictures of cruise missiles used to strike Syria overnight
Trump says Syrian attack was `perfectly executed' and couldn't have achieved `a better result. Mission Accomplished.' .
6 day ago
Hamas condemning strikes against the Assad government
Photos from SANA indicate this building was destroyed in US/French/UK airstrikes, geolocation by @DragonLadyU2
First images from Mezzeh airbase today in Syria
The UN Security Council will meet at 11am in New York in emergency session to discuss the strikes on Syria
Statement by spokesperson of the Syrian Army General Command: Attack started at 3:55am and approximately 110 missiles were fired into Syria.
Statement by spokesperson of the Syrian Army General Command: Attack started at 3:55am and approximately 110 missiles were fired into Syria.
6 day ago
Turkish Foreign Minister: It was necessary to carry out the military operation in Syria before
Damascus is shrugging off the US strikes, which turned out to be more limited than feared. People are dancing in the streets, waving Assad's portrait and saying Trump has failed
Lebanese Foreign Ministry calls attacks on Syria 'outrageous aggression' against state sovereignty
SyAAF IL-76 YK-ATB from Damascus International Airport to Aleppo just moments ago. 3 other airworthy SyAAF IL-76 were evacuated to Qamishli 3 days ago
Ukraine supports U.S, U.K. and France actions in Syria in response to chemical weapons attack in Douma
Russian foreign minister: Moscow is interested in cooperating with Washington
Syria: some "secondary" targets like Air Defense Bases were also bombed last night by US-UK-France. Pictures from Suwayda province (S. Syria).
Cuban FM condemns trilateral aggression as a violation of international law and expresses solidarity with Syria
Jordanian Foreign Minister: We stand absolutely against the use of chemical weapons because it is a humanitarian crime
More photos showing extent of damage following strikes on Scientific Research Facility in Barzeh, NE. of Damascus. Syria
Video showing 3 consecutive raids last night on Scientific Research Facility in Barzeh, NE. of Damascus. Syria
Global chemical warfare watchdog to continue fact-finding mission in Syria
NATO's North Atlantic Council will convene this afternoon. France, UK and US will brief Allies on actions taken in Syria. SG @jensstoltenberg will hold a press point after the meeting, around 1745 CET.
According to Russia's MoD US-UK-FR Syrian Strikes targeted air bases/fields: -Duvali:4 missiles, 4 intercepted (4/4) -Dumeir:12/12 -Blay:18/18 -Shayrat:12/12 -Mezze (unused):9/5 -Homs:16/13 Homs 30 targeted "CW production facilities"(not in use) in Barzah and Jaramana. 7 hit
Aftermath of strikes on Scientific Research Facility in Barzeh, NE. of Damascus. Syria
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